HONOLULU — Large sections of coral reef on windward Oahu and parts of Kauai are continuing to suffer from high ocean temperatures, raising the risk that they will die, scientists said Friday.
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The state Board of Land and Natural Resources on Friday unanimously approved Hawaii’s first community based fisheries subsistence area rule package for Haena on the island of Kauai.
HONOLULU — A shipping company pleaded guilty plea Friday to criminal charges from a 1,400-ton molasses spill in Honolulu Harbor that killed more than 26,000 fish and other marine life, but a federal judge said he wants to examine the legality of $600,000 in community service payments the company has agreed to pay.
A new insect pest has been discovered on Maui that threatens a wide range of crops in Hawaii, according to the state Department of Agriculture.
Army officials are opening several training areas for bow hunting from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. this weekend at Pohakuloa Training Area.
The 2014-15 game bird season opens Saturday, according to the state Department of Land and Natural Resources. The fall game bird hunting season runs through Jan. 19, with legal hunting on Saturdays, Sundays and state holidays.
An illegal lizard was captured Wednesday under a home on Kihapai Street in Kailua, Oahu, according to the Hawaii Department of Agriculture.
Kahilu Theatre is starting Halloween weekend early this year with a pre-party and screened presentation of the dark comedy, cult classic, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” on Thursday.
Back from touring Australia, New Zealand and Tahiti, Anuhea performs in concert at 4 p.m. Nov. 2 at the Kahilu Theatre in Waimea.
There’s a “desperate” need for election workers, as Hawaii County finds itself short 67 volunteers for precincts in Waimea, Waikoloa, Kona and Ka‘u.
DETROIT — Two U.S. senators are calling on regulators to issue a nationwide recall of cars with faulty air bags made by Takata Corp., questioning why automakers have been allowed to limit recalls to only certain locations with high humidity.
HONOLULU — A lawyer representing a group seeking to invalidate Hawaii County’s law restricting the use of genetically engineered crops urged a judge Thursday to make the same decision he recently made invalidating Kauai’s law.
The Hawaii State Department of Health has confirmed three cases of measles in the state, one on Maui and two on Kauai. The cases on the two islands are not related to each other and have separate travel histories, but all cases are unvaccinated young adults with recent travel either to the Philippines or Indonesia and Malaysia.
Hawaii Island police have located Faylana Fromm, 36, who was reported missing.
Another live adult coconut rhinoceros beetle has been found outside of the known infestation area on Oahu. Crews found a live female beetle in a survey trap near Mililani, south of the Leilehua Golf Course, on Monday, according to the Hawaii Department of Agriculture.