Latest Hawaii News

The Latest: Marshals investigating threats against Kavanaugh

Sep. 20, 2018 5:06 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and a woman who accuses him of sexually assaulting her decades ago (all times local): 5:05 p.m. The U.S. Marshals Service is investigating threats against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and his family amid an accusation that he...

Macfarlane, Machida to headline Bellator's Hawaii debut

Sep. 17, 2018 10:04 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hawaii will host its first major mixed martial arts event in 10 years when the Bellator promotion stages a show in Honolulu on Dec. 15. Bellator announced a partial lineup of fighters Monday for the card at Neal S. Blaisdell Arena. Unbeaten Honolulu native Ilima-Lei Macfarlane will...

Ruling keeps Hawaii man hospitalized in '06 triple murder

Sep. 17, 2018 9:53 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — The retired U.S. judge who was tied up after a man allegedly shot and killed three people in Honolulu in 2006 says he's satisfied with a ruling that dismisses all charges but recommits him to a psychiatric hospital. Capping one of Hawaii's most infamous cases, a state judge last week found...

Ex-Honolulu chief's wife resigns as prosecutor before trial

Sep. 17, 2018 9:51 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — The wife of a former Honolulu chief is resigning as a deputy prosecutor nearly a year after a grand jury indicted the couple on corruption-related charges. The Honolulu prosecuting attorney's office issued a one-sentence news release Monday: "Katherine Kealoha has resigned as a Deputy...

Hopkins, Army knock off previously unbeaten Hawaii 28-21

Sep. 15, 2018 6:56 PM EDT

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Kelvin Hopkins is feeling confident running Army's option offense three games after three games as a starter. Hopkins didn't buy into hype of his quarterback matchup against Hawaii's Cole McDonald, the nation's leading passer, stayed with Army's system and turned in a career day....

Ferocious typhoon plows through rain-soaked Philippines

Sep. 15, 2018 12:35 AM EDT

TUGUEGARAO, Philippines (AP) — Typhoon Mangkhut slammed into the Philippines' northeastern coast early Saturday, its ferocious winds and blinding rain ripping off tin roof sheets and knocking out power, and plowed through the agricultural region at the start of the onslaught. The typhoon made landfall...

The Latest: Hong Kong, southern China brace for typhoon

Sep. 15, 2018 12:11 AM EDT

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Latest on Typhoon Mangkhut hitting the Philippines (all times local): 12 noon: Southern China is bracing for Typhoon Mangkhut, which is currently pummeling the northern Philippines, by halting ferry services, evacuating tens of thousands of fishermen and sending boats back to...

Report: Most dams in Hawaii have 'high hazard potential'

Sep. 14, 2018 11:12 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — The vast majority of Hawaii's state-regulated dams are considered to have "high hazard potential," according to a 2017 infrastructure report by the American Society of Civil Engineers. One of the 124 dams given that classification is one in Honolulu that prompted an evacuation warning...

The Latest: Report: 124 Hawaii dams 'high hazard potential'

Sep. 14, 2018 9:01 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on a Honolulu dam that prompted an evacuation warning during heavy rains (all times local): 2:45 p.m. The American Society of Civil Engineers considers the vast majority of Hawaii's state-regulated dams to be "high hazard potential." That's according to a 2017 infrastructure...

The Latest: Monster typhoon slams into Philippines

Sep. 14, 2018 3:07 PM EDT

TUGUEGARAO, Philippines (AP) — The Latest on Typhoon Mangkhut hitting the Philippines (all times local): 2:10 a.m. Philippine forecasters say Typhoon Mangkhut has slammed into the country's northeastern coast. Witnesses say the storm's ferocious wind and blinding rain ripped off tin roof sheets and knocked...