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.
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HONOLULU — The state Department of Education says it needs $19 million in emergency funding from the state Legislature to cover shortfalls in its school lunch and bus transportation programs.
HONOLULU — A Hawaii Super PAC is facing a complaint that it failed to report spending more than $86,000 on fliers in the 2012 elections.
HONOLULU — A Honolulu police officer has been suspended after he was seen on video assaulting people at a game room.
HONOLULU — The state Board of Education is giving Hawaii’s public schools superintendent an “exceeds expectations” rating for the current year.
LIHUE — A former Department of Land and Natural Resources enforcement manager was arraigned Tuesday on 30 counts of sexual assault.
HONOLULU — A 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling quietly ended a last-ditch court fight against a Hawaii law allowing same-sex marriage.
HONOLULU — The shipping company responsible for a molasses spill that killed more than 26,000 fish and other marine life in Hawaii will plead guilty to federal criminal charges.
HONOLULU — University of Hawaii scientists plan to embark on a final expedition to deep waters off Oahu to study how chemical weapons dumped in the ocean decades ago are affecting seawater, marine life and sediment.
Gov. Neil Abercrombie Tuesday announced the release of more than $33 million for various capital improvement projects administered by the state Department of Land and Natural Resources that invest in state parks, boating facilities, hazard mitigation and watershed protection.
HONOLULU — Hawaii House Speaker Joseph Souki says the Legislature will not immediately resolve claims about the residency of Rep. Calvin Say.
LIHUE — The state Department of Health wants to know how large amounts of bacteria are getting into a Kauai stream.
WAILUKU — A spokesman for the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources says a shark knocked a Maui man off a stand-up paddleboard and left the tail of his board with bite marks.
WAILUKU — A man surfing with his three young sons used his fist and surfboard to fend off a shark attack in waters off Maui that were rough and murky from a hurricane that churned passed Hawaii over the weekend.
HONOLULU — Honolulu police say an Ewa Beach man struck by a car last week has died.