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Newly repaired surfboard lockers near Kuhio Beach

KHON2 Local News - 3 hours 32 min ago
HONOLULU (KHON2) — On February 27, a 2-alarm fire destroyed the surfboard lockers near Kuhio Beach. Portions of the locker area are still blocked off to allow repair work to be done to the Moana Surfrider. Five months later, the city has unveiled the newly repaired lockers. The Department of Enterprise Services is currently accepting […]
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Uptick in showers expected Wednesday evening

KHON2 Local News - 4 hours 29 min ago
HONOLULU (KHON2) — High pressure north of the state will keep moderate to breezy trades in place through early next week, with the trades peaking over the weekend. Showers will favor windward and mauka areas through the period, with a stray shower occasionally spilling leeward. A disturbance moving through aloft is expected to increase shower […]
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Search and Rescue crews recover body off cliffs in Keeau

KHON2 Local News - 5 hours 18 min ago
KEEAU, Hawaii (KHON2) — A man in his 50’s has died after he was swept off the cliffs of Hawaii Island. Emergency crews say he was opihi picking Tuesday afternoon along the cliffs in Keeau. With the help of friends and family, fire crews and coast guard were able to find his body and bring him […]
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Lebanese confront devastation after massive Beirut explosion

KHON2 Local News - 7 hours 1 min ago
Residents of Beirut confronted a scene of utter devastation on Wednesday, a day after a massive explosion at the port rippled across the Lebanese capital, killing at least 100 people, wounding thousands and leaving entire city blocks flooded with glass and rubble.
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Windward showers increasing through Friday

KHON2 Local News - 13 hours 35 min ago
HONOLULU (KHON2) — Moderate to breezy trade winds will continue through the week, and may get a little stronger by the weekend. The trade winds will deliver passing low clouds and showers that will primarily focus over windward areas, with a few showers occasionally spreading leeward on the smaller islands. Increased moisture and a passing […]
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Honolulu first responders stretched thin due to COVID-19

KHON2 Local News - 14 hours 45 min ago
HONOLULU (KHON2) – With questions arising recently about enforcement of COVID-19 restrictions across the City and County of Honolulu, SHOPO and Mayor Kirk Caldwell say that HPD is going to enforce as many of the mandates as possible. Tuesday Mayor Caldwell praised HPD and Chief Susan Ballard for what he calls stepping up to enforce […]
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Nationwide protests over school starting in the Fall

KHON2 Local News - 14 hours 59 min ago
As schools prepare to reopen nationwide, some teachers, parents and students are fighting back.
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Pediatrician offers advice for parents preparing children for new school year amid pandemic

KHON2 Local News - Tue, 08/04/2020 - 23:42
HONOLULU (KHON2) – The new 2020-2021 school year is starting at a time when COVID-19 cases in Hawaii are increasing, not decreasing.  It’s a scary time for parents.  Pediatrician Bryan Mih, who is also an Associate Clinical Professor at the John A. Burns School of Medicine says parents should properly prepare their children before they […]
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Office of Elections advises public to drop voter ballots off in person

KHON2 Local News - Tue, 08/04/2020 - 23:05
If you still have your primary election ballot, don't drop it in the mail.
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Clorox struggling to keep up with increased demand from COVID-19

KHON2 Local News - Tue, 08/04/2020 - 23:00
We told you yesterday that the pandemic has boosted Clorox's sales, and while that's good news for the company, it's not so good news for the rest of us.
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Mayor pleads with Honolulu residents to lower community spread

KHON2 Local News - Tue, 08/04/2020 - 21:42
HONOLULU (KHON2) — An eighth Honolulu firefighter tested positive for COVID-19, while Mayor Kirk Caldwell pleaded with Oahu residents to follow COVID-19 guidelines as the number of cases keeps jumping. Caldwell said he hopes the bar closures, mask mandate and limits on the size of gatherings will flatten the curve of the virus, he said […]
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Director delayed exit to help with pandemic, in latest state helm change

KHON2 Local News - Tue, 08/04/2020 - 21:36
HONOLULU (KHON2) — The head of one of the state’s largest departments — Human Services — is stepping down, this after both the labor and tax departments recently had turnover at the top. Human Services is the state’s largest department in dollar terms, responsible for everything from Med-Quest to food and cash assistance, childcare, keiki […]
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Hawaii Foodbank’s annual Food Drive Day will be held virtually this year

KHON2 Local News - Tue, 08/04/2020 - 21:32
For the first time, the Hawaii Foodbank's Annual Food Drive will be held virtually on Aug, 15.
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COVID-19 hospitalizations surge as Hawaii continues to see triple digit numbers

KHON2 Local News - Tue, 08/04/2020 - 21:28
Multiple days of triple-digit COVID-19 case reports has led to an increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations within the span of two days.
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Mayor Caldwell cracking down on open bars in Honolulu

KHON2 Local News - Tue, 08/04/2020 - 20:54
Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell says that he is looking at ways to crack down on bars that are still open.
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Hawaii Department of Education launches online help desk

KHON2 Local News - Tue, 08/04/2020 - 20:20
Public school students and their parents who are opting for distance learning, now have some help.
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Kūhiō Beach surfboard lockers reopen to the public after February fire

KHON2 Local News - Tue, 08/04/2020 - 20:05
WAIKIKI, Hawaii (KHON2) — The Department of Enterprise Services (DES) is reopening the surfboard locker at Kūhiō Beach. The locker was promptly closed back in late February following a 2-alarm fire. DES announced surfboard locker applications are currently being accepted with priority given to returning renters until August 31. DES will issue lockers to new […]
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43rd annual Prince Lot Hula Festival goes virtual on KHON2

KHON2 Local News - Tue, 08/04/2020 - 19:42
HONOLULU (KHON2) — The 43rd annual Prince Lot Hula Festival will be virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead of an in person event, it will be televised on KHON2 on Thursday, October 29 from 7 to 9 p.m. The two-hour virtual festival will also be live streamed globally and rebroadcast on KHON2 and sister […]
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Second Honolulu Fire Department fire fighter from the Moanalua fire station tests positive for COVID-19

KHON2 Local News - Tue, 08/04/2020 - 18:53
A second firefighter from the Moanalua station has tested positive for COVID-19.
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Honolulu resident arrested for violating mandatory 14-day traveler quarantine

KHON2 Local News - Tue, 08/04/2020 - 18:29
Ivette Rosales, 29, of Honolulu, returned to Oahu on July 21.
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