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Shipping company pleads guilty in molasses spill

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.

Hawaii health department confirms three new measles cases

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.

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Pflueger sentenced for dam break that killed 7

HONOLULU — A retired car dealer was sentenced to seven months in prison and five years of probation for a dam breach in Hawaii that swept seven people to their deaths in 2006, bringing a sense of closure to families who lost loved ones in the disaster.