Animal rights activists want independent audit of Hawaiian Humane Society euthanization numbers
Animal rights activists want independent audit of Hawaiian Humane Society euthanization numbers

More than a dozen people lined up along the Humane Society with colorful signs, demanding justice for their furry friends.  

Helping Hawaii's homeless with a one-way plane ticket
Helping Hawaii's homeless with a one-way plane ticket

Hundreds of homeless people have been helped off our streets with "One Way" airline tickets out of Hawaii.    The program has been in place for three years, but now some lawmakers want to turn it into a state service.   

UPDATE: Landslides close Pali Hwy. in both directions
UPDATE: Landslides close Pali Hwy. in both directions

UPDATE 4:30 p.m.The town bound lanes of the Pali Hwy are closed at Castle Junction due to landslides at the Pali Tunnel. Drivers are advised to use alternate routes.

18-month-old Ewa Beach boy in need of lifesaving bone marrow transplant
18-month-old Ewa Beach boy in need of lifesaving bone marrow transplant

An 18-month-old Ewa Beach boy is in need of a lifesaving bone marrow transplant.  Doctors diagnosed little Aizen Enos with a rare blood disease called Myelodysplastic Syndrome that attacks his immune system and is at risk of also developing leukemia.  Aizen's family is hopeful that his siblings could be a match, but the test to determine that costs $1,200 each. They're asking for donations at the following GoFundMe link.

Hawaii one of 16 states filing lawsuit against President Trump's emergency declaration to fund border wall
Hawaii one of 16 states filing lawsuit against President Trump's emergency declaration to fund border wall

California's attorney general has filed a lawsuit against President Donald Trump's emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. Xavier Becerra released a statement Monday saying sixteen states, including California, allege the Trump administration's action violates the Constitution. Joining in filing the lawsuit are the attorneys general of Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New ...

Daiso opening second location on O'ahu
Daiso opening second location on O'ahu

Daiso is opening up a second location on O'ahu, this time in Honolulu. 

Steps towards healthy living can decrease your risk of Heart Disease
Steps towards healthy living can decrease your risk of Heart Disease

According to the American Heart Association, nearly half of Americans are affected by heart disease.  Risk factors associated with heart disease include poor nutrition, lack of physical activity, increased body weight, smoking, poor cholesterol, high blood pressure and diabetes.  Here are some steps you can take towards healthy living: 1. Focus on the food you eat and aim to eat five servings of fruits and vegetables daily. Other healthy meal options include smoking, poor...

Two Big Island beaches closed in 2017 may reopen
Two Big Island beaches closed in 2017 may reopen

Two beaches closed since 2017 might reopen just in time for summer. According to the Hawaii Tribune Herald, Hakalau and Kolekole Beach Parks were closed after lead was found near the Highway 19 bridges.  Clean-up will start as soon as the depth and exact area of the contamination is determined.  This story will be updated as details become available. 

Foodland Ala Moana offering new calabash meal kits
Foodland Ala Moana offering new calabash meal kits

Foodland Ala Moana is offering their new calabash meal kits.

Hawaii ranked the worst in nation for tooth decay in children, two senate bills aim to improve dental health
Hawaii ranked the worst in nation for tooth decay in children, two senate bills aim to improve dental health

February is National Children's Dental Health Month, and there's been a recent push by lawmakers to improve Hawaii's oral hygiene.

What we know about the Aurora mass shooting victims
What we know about the Aurora mass shooting victims

The five men gunned down in Aurora, Illinois on Friday were all employees at the Henry Pratt manufacturing plant where the shooting broke out. The alleged shooter, who was shot dead by law enforcement, was also an employee but was being terminated on Friday, according to Scott Hall, CEO of Mueller Water Products, the Henry Pratt parent company. Six police officers were injured in the incident, as well as one employee, Hall said. Here is what we know about the lives lost: Ru...

China closes Mount Everest base camp to tourists due to growing waste and garbage
China closes Mount Everest base camp to tourists due to growing waste and garbage

China has closed its Mount Everest base camp and the area just beyond it to tourists for the foreseeable future, with authorities blaming a growing waste and garbage problem on the mountain. In December 2018, the local government in Dingri County in Tibet began posting notices that because of a new national environmental protection law, "no unit or individuals are allowed entry into the core area of the Mount Qomolangma National Nature Reserve." "Qomolangma" is th...

56-year-old woman dies from injuries in traffic crash in Koloa
56-year-old woman dies from injuries in traffic crash in Koloa

 A 56-year-old woman has died from injuries sustained during a traffic crash that occurred on Ala Kinoiki Road in Koloa Sunday night. Police have identified the woman as Seon Young Jo of South Korea. According to a preliminary investigation, a Nissan Versa was heading east on Weliweli Road shortly before 7:45 p.m., when it reportedly drove through an intersection onto Ala Kinoiki Road without stopping. As it crossed the intersection, a Polynesian Adventures tour bus travel...

ALTRES expects to serve more job seekers at new Aiea location
ALTRES expects to serve more job seekers at new Aiea location

ALTRES Staffing celebrated the grand opening of its newest location in Aiea at 98-1277 Kaahumanu St., Ste. 110. The Waimalu Plaza Shopping Center location will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Fridays.  The 1,100 square foot office is considerably larger and expects to serve 25-percent more job seekers than the former office. "We want to ensure job seekers have the best resources available when looking for a new job in ...

Waikiki Aquarium opens new Living Reef exhibit
Waikiki Aquarium opens new Living Reef exhibit

Reefs in the Indian and Pacific Oceans are among the most abundant and bio-diverse coral areas in the world. The Waikiki Aquarium is now opening a Living Reef exhibit which highlights both soft and stony coral.  “Corals plays an extremely vital role in our marine ecosystems, so we’re excited to debut our new Living Reef Exhibit to highlight their importance,” Waikiki Aquarium Director Dr. Andrew Rossiter said. “Our exciting, interactive display...

Candidates for the 91st annual Lei Court announced
Candidates for the 91st annual Lei Court announced

The City and County of Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation has announced the candidates for the 91st Annual Lei Court selection event. Each year, the Lei Court selection rotates through four age brackets. This year is Na 'Opio or 'the youth,' and will feature three contestants who are between 18 to 30 years of age. They are (from top to bottom): Brittanie-Kristina Corpus Naiya 'Anelamainalanikuaka‘a Kuwaye-Naehu Nicole Aiko Punahele Makamae Kahi 'O M...

Airlines to offer new gender options
Airlines to offer new gender options

Air travel will soon no longer be just for males and females. New "unspecified" and "undisclosed" gender options are going to be available for passengers in the near future. According to Airlines for America, this move will provide a "culture of diversity and inclusion." United Airlines says its passengers will be able to select the new option in only a few weeks. Others, including Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Airlines and Southwest Airlines...

Body found on the side of Daniel K Inouye Highway
Body found on the side of Daniel K Inouye Highway

Investigators suspect no foul play, but an autopsy is being done to determine the exact cause of death. 

Varying opinions about the national emergency declared to build a border wall
Varying opinions about the national emergency declared to build a border wall

Today is President's Day, a day when America honors all of its commanders-in-chief. This time it comes days after President Donald Trump declared a national emergency for more funds to build a border wall. John Lorinc reported on opinions that vary within Washington DC. The Trump administration says there's a "crisis" along the southern border. president trump/no font needed The president said, "we're talking about an invasion of our country with drugs, with human ...

Thousands hit the streets for the 35th Great Aloha Run
Thousands hit the streets for the 35th Great Aloha Run

Happening this morning, thousands of runners and walkers take to the streets for this year's Great Aloha Run. Participant Michelle Salvado said, "I'm getting a little bit older now and i want to do some health and fitness stuff. and really just focus on training my body. I want to get ready for another run which is the Honolulu marathon." Over the past 35 years, the event helped raise more than 14-million dollars for over 150 local non-profit organizations. The start line...