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Daniel K. Inouye International Airport in Honolulu. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo.

Parking spaces expected to be limited due to Spring Break at airport in Honolulu

The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) Airports Division alerts travelers of limited parking at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport’s public parking lots due to an increased amount of air travel for Spring Break.

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Lyft and Uber to continue airport pick-up service in Honolulu for another six months

The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is pleased to announce Rasier LLC. (Uber) and Lyft Inc. have been authorized to continue pick-up service at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) an additional six months beginning March 1, 2018. HDOT believes the additional transportation option benefits the passengers and traveling public and the increased competition […]

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Wayne Eric Alfred Gonsalves, Jr.

Honolulu Police arrest Hilo man wanted on a warrant for an assault case

Wayne Eric Alfred Gonsalves, Jr., was arrested on Tuesday, (September 19), on the Island of Oahu, by the Honolulu Police Department for the warrant of arrest part of this investigation. Gonsalves is being transported back to Hilo where he will have an initial court appearance on Friday, (September 22).

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Dying Ohia Trees from Rapid Ohia Death (ROD). Photo courtesy of DLNR.

Rapid Ohia Death Summit held on Oahu, calls for $10M in funding

The fungal disease has devastated more than 50,000 acres of native ʻōhiʻa, one of Hawaii’i’s most prized and culturally important forest trees.

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Mayor Billy Kenoi presented the 2012-2013 budget to the Hawaii County Council. Photo courtesy of the Office of the Mayor, County of Hawaii

Mayor Kenoi testifies at the legislature in Honolulu Tuesday (Jan 15)

“This is my fifth message to the Senate Ways and Means and House Finance Committees, and we are encouraged by signs of a gradual economic recovery at the state level, including recent increases in visitor arrivals and visitor spending. Most importantly, we are relieved to see the recent declines in unemployment statewide. We all understand […]

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Senator Inouye to lie in state at State Capitol Saturday (Dec 22)

On Saturday, Dec. 22, Senator Inouye will lie in state from 5 p.m. to midnight in the State Capitol Rotunda. A short program will commence with the arrival of the senator’s casket. Public viewing will begin after the program for all to show their aloha to Senator Inouye with respect and quiet dignity.

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Freitas is Hawaii County’s ‘Top Cop’ at awards ceremony in Honolulu

Sergeant Bradley Freitas was named the Hawaiʻi Police Department’s 2012 “Top Cop” for the Law Enforcement/Security Coalition of Hawaiʻi. Freitas, a 22-year veteran of the Hawaiʻi Police Department, is commander of Kona Patrol’s Special Enforcement Unit, a four-person unit consisting of Kona patrol officers and Community Policing officers.

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House Tourism committee will hold a public hearing on HB 2788, which will grant one stand-alone casino (not in a hotel) a 20-year license to do business in Waikiki. The measure also creates a Hawaii Gaming Control Commission, and imposes a 15 percent wagering tax on the casino’s gross receipts. The measure was introduced by Representative Joe Souki.

Public hearing in Honolulu to allow a gaming casino in Waikiki

House Tourism committee will hold a public hearing on HB 2788, which will grant one stand-alone casino (not in a hotel) a 20-year license to do business in Waikiki. The measure also creates a Hawaii Gaming Control Commission, and imposes a 15 percent wagering tax on the casino’s gross receipts. The measure was introduced by […]

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Governor Neil Abercrombie with the 2012 State of the State address.

Governor Abercrombie presents his 2012 State of the State Address

‘Earlier this month, the Council of Revenues projected a 3 percent decline in our revenue forecast, which amounts to $130 million. The question then, is how do we address what could be a daunting fiscal picture.’

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On Saturday (Dec 17) the Parker School debate team brought home the first place trophy from this year’s final non-qualifying debate tournament at McKinley High School in Honolulu. Parker placed first for highest percentage of wins, and second for the highest number of wins (Punahou placed first for number of wins).

Parker School takes first place in state debate tournament

On Saturday (Dec 17) the Parker School debate team brought home the first place trophy from this year’s final non-qualifying debate tournament at McKinley High School in Honolulu. Parker placed first for highest percentage of wins, and second for the highest number of wins (Punahou placed first for number of wins).

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This Christmas, the Friends of Washington Place is hosting a special Christmas Open House with holiday entertainment and historical stories on Friday, December 16, 2011 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 

Reservations are required for this event and can be made by calling 586-0248 by Thursday, December 15th.

Washington Place accepting reservations for its Christmas open house

This Christmas, the Friends of Washington Place is hosting a special Christmas Open House with holiday entertainment and historical stories on Friday, December 16, 2011 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Reservations are required for this event and can be made by calling 586-0248 by Thursday, December 15th.

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Mayor Kenoi has also been interviewed by various local and international media outlets, including the Guangzhou Daily News, which featured the mayor on the front page of the Thursday edition of this large southern Chinese newspaper.

Mayor Kenoi touts Big Island at APEC summit in Honolulu

Mayor Kenoi has also been interviewed by various local and international media outlets, including the Guangzhou Daily News, which featured the mayor on the front page of the Thursday edition of this large southern Chinese newspaper.

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Big Island police are cautioning the public about responding to advertisements seeking prospective models. While there obviously are reputable modeling agencies making legitimate recruitments, Hilo detectives have uncovered an unscrupulous and potentially dangerous online effort by an organization that lures unsuspecting women to Oahu under the pretense of offering them careers in modeling while actually having other intentions.

Bogus modeling scam for possible intent of prostitution

Big Island police are cautioning the public about responding to advertisements seeking prospective models. While there obviously are reputable modeling agencies making legitimate recruitments, Hilo detectives have uncovered an unscrupulous and potentially dangerous online effort by an organization that lures unsuspecting women to Oahu under the pretense of offering them careers in modeling while actually […]

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Big Island police are renewing their request for the public's help in locating a 42-year-old North Kona woman who was reported missing.

Naomi Sanders left her Kainaliu home the night of June 6.

Honolulu Police received an unconfirmed Crime Stoppers tip about a possible sighting on Oahu on or about June 15 in the Nimitz area in the vicinity of the Honolulu airport. She was wearing black shorts and a blue T-shirt.

Missing Kona woman Sanders may have been seen on Oahu

Big Island police are renewing their request for the public’s help in locating a 42-year-old North Kona woman who was reported missing. Naomi Sanders left her Kainaliu home the night of June 6. Honolulu Police received an unconfirmed Crime Stoppers tip about a possible sighting on Oahu on or about June 15 in the Nimitz […]

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