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ACLU Demands Reform After Black Girl Arrested in Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu police officers and officials with Hawaii’s public school system discriminated against a disabled Black child by handcuffing, arresting and interrogating the 10-year-old girl for a “run-of-the-mill” dispute between children, the American Civil Liberties Union of Hawaii said. The ACLU sent a letter Monday to the Honolulu...
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Man cited owns up to illegal use of lay net off an Oahu shore

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Conservation officers cited a Honolulu man Saturday night for illegal use of a lay net off an Oahu shoreline. The DLNR said DOCARE officers responded to an anonymous call about several men laying a net off Wailupe Beach Park in the Aina Haina area. Conservation officers watched...
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Kauai police find body believed to be missing Kōloa woman

HONOLULU (KHON2) — Police believe the body of a 56-year-old Kōloa woman who was reported missing earlier this month was discovered on Sunday. Joddielynn Taylor was last seen at her home on Oct. 6 and reported missing on Oct. 9. Download the KHON2 app for iOS or Android to stay...
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Surf racks destroyed in two-alarm Waikiki blaze next to historic hotel

WAIKIKI (HawaiiNewsNow) - A large fire in Waikiki sent thick black smoke billowing Sunday, visible throughout the greater Honolulu area. Firefighters were called out to the surf racks between the historic Moana Surfrider Hotel and the Waikiki police substation on Kalakaua Avenue just before 11:15 a.m. HFD said 37 personnel responded within minutes, and found several surfboard storage racks ablaze.

Surfboards burn in blaze next to historic Waikiki hotel

HONOLULU — Surfboards stored next to a historic Waikiki hotel went up in flames Sunday for the second time in less than two years. Firefighters called to the scene found several storage racks of surfboards at a beach alleyway in flames and evacuated the adjacent buildings: the Moana Surfrider Hotel and the Honolulu Police Department's Waikiki substation.

Police release arson suspect without charges for Waikiki surfboard rack fire

HONOLULU (KHON2) — Fire crews had an extremely busy Sunday morning responding to a raging fire in Waikiki that closed down portions of Kalakaua Ave. Beachgoers and visitors stood by to catch a glimpse of the black plumes of smoke that could be seen from miles away. Witnesses told KHON2 that the flames looked at least 30 feet high.

HPD yet to release surveillance video of possible Waikiki surfboard rack arsonist

Former UH football coach Nick Rolovich fired from WSU for failing to comply with vaccine mandate. WSU Director of Athletics said it was a “disheartening day for our football program.”. Monday's 5 p.m. Newscast. Updated: 1 hours ago. Former UH football coach Nick Rolovich has been relieved of his duties...

Honolulu (HI) Firefighters Rescue Woman Pinned in Overturned Vehicle

Oct. 18—Honolulu firefighters this morning rescued a woman who was pinned inside her overturned vehicle following a single-vehicle crash in Kapolei. The Honolulu Fire Department sent four units with more than a dozen firefighters to the intersection of Renton Road and Kapolei Parkway after receiving a 911 call at 7 :10 a.m.

Man killed after driver veers off road along Nimitz Highway

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A man, possibly in his 30s, was killed Saturday after being hit by a car along Nimitz Highway. Honolulu police said the 26-year-old driver of the 2009 Nissan 370z was heading east on Nimitz Highway when around 1 p.m., he lost control and veered onto the right right shoulder.


(HONOLULU) – Two Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) officers, responding to an anonymous call Saturday night, ended up citing a Honolulu man for two violations. A witness contacted DOCARE at 8:15 p.m. to report several men laying a net off Wailupe Beach Park. When officers arrived, they began...