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Strong winds forecast for the islands through early next week

KHON2 Local News - 9 hours 1 min ago
HONOLULU (KHON2) -- Strong and gusty trade winds will become especially strong over the weekend, delivering passing clouds and showers, some briefly heavy, mainly dampening windward areas. More widespread rainfall may develop early next week as winds remain strong and shift to the southeast.
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Flu cases down amid COVID-19, doctors warn it could come back worse next year

KHON2 Local News - Fri, 01/22/2021 - 23:27
Flu cases in the state and across the country are at record lows while COVID-19 cases remain steady in Hawaii. Local doctors say they are relieved that we are not seeing a so-called “twin-demic” with COVID-19 and the flu, but that it could come at a later time.
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Ala Wai flood project more expensive than expected

KHON2 Local News - Fri, 01/22/2021 - 23:16
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced on Friday, Jan. 22, that a financial analysis on the Ala Wai Flood Risk Management project resulted in a near-doubling of the initial estimated cost.
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Police close Kaukonahua Road following critical traffic accident

KHON2 Local News - Fri, 01/22/2021 - 22:22
Honolulu police closed Kaukonahua Road in both directions between Wilikina Drive and Farrington Highway on Friday, Jan. 22, due to a traffic accident.
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Hammerin' Hank Aaron's Hawaii connection

KHON2 Local News - Fri, 01/22/2021 - 21:57
Mike Lum carried the flag of the 50th state long before Shane Victorino and Kolton Wong brought a big taste of Hawaii into the major leagues. Hank Aaron was his teammate.
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Report: Hawaii hotels to remain below 50% through 2021

KHON2 Local News - Fri, 01/22/2021 - 21:23
HONOLULU (KHON2) -- The American Hotel and Lodging Association’s (AHLA) State of the Industry report showed the hotel industry will continue to feel the adverse effects of COVID-19 well into 2021. It could be felt even longer in Hawaii. The report projects that half of the hotel rooms in the U.S. will remain empty in [...]
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BWS crews repairing service leak in Ewa Beach

KHON2 Local News - Fri, 01/22/2021 - 21:13
The Board of Water Supply (BWS) closed the far-right lane of Fort Weaver Road in Ewa Beach around 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 22, to repair a leaking service lateral.
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Oahu filmmaker's movie in upcoming Sundance Film Festival

KHON2 Local News - Fri, 01/22/2021 - 20:47
It is every filmmaker's dream to show their movie at the Sundance Film Festival. Oahu native and University of Hawaii at Manoa graduate Christopher Yogi is seeing his dream come true while making sure his home is well represented for an international audience.
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Hawaii National Guard heading home from Washington DC, calls mission an eye-opening experience

KHON2 Local News - Fri, 01/22/2021 - 20:32
The Hawaii National Guard has wrapped up its mission at the U.S. Capitol and will be heading home this weekend. Hawaii's members say they had a great experience and called it an honor to serve despite reports that some troops were cast aside after the inauguration.
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Man survives early morning Molotov Cocktail attack on his office

KHON2 Local News - Fri, 01/22/2021 - 20:21
Megale Cole is counting his blessings. He said, he is thankful no one was hurt in the early morning attack on his HI Royalty Records office in Waianae.
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Colorado man arrested for COVID violation following Maui beach gathering

KHON2 Local News - Fri, 01/22/2021 - 19:46
Maui police arrested a 31-year-old Colorado man after responding to a "drum circle" beach gathering at a Paia beach park off Hana Highway on Friday, Jan. 15.
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Big Island police searching for owner of adrift kayak

KHON2 Local News - Fri, 01/22/2021 - 18:54
Big Island police are asking for the public's help in finding the owner of an adrift two-person kayak that was found in waters off of Makuhona Beach Park and Lapakahi State park in December, 2020.
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Ocean Safety rescues paddleboarder off Ala Moana Beach Park

KHON2 Local News - Fri, 01/22/2021 - 18:23
Honolulu Ocean Safety rescued a 40-year-old Nu'uanu resident after he was blown out to sea while stand-up paddleboarding off of Ala Moana Beach Park on Friday, Jan. 22.
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Kaua'i Bus schedule changes start Feb. 7

KHON2 Local News - Fri, 01/22/2021 - 18:05
The Kaua'i Bus changes the schedule for some routes starting Feb. 7.
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Accessibility, infrastructure improvements begin at several Oahu parks

KHON2 Local News - Fri, 01/22/2021 - 18:00
The Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) announced on Friday, Jan. 22, that improvements to park accessibility, infrastructure and certain amenities have begun at several City park locations on Oahu.
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Air ambulance company adds new jet to fleet

KHON2 Local News - Fri, 01/22/2021 - 16:16
Hawaii's only independently owned and operated air ambulance service has a new jet added to its fleet.
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Coronavirus: DOH reports 132 new cases, with 4 additional fatalities

KHON2 Local News - Fri, 01/22/2021 - 14:06
The Hawaii Department of Health reports 132 new COVID-19 cases on Jan. 22. There are 99 new coronavirus cases on Oahu, 19 on Maui, five on the Big Island and nine out of state. That brings the state total to 24,870.
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Hawaii County ramping up vaccination efforts

KHON2 Local News - Fri, 01/22/2021 - 13:36
Hawaii County Mayor Mitch Roth continues to rest and recover at home, after being released from the hospital two days ago. He had surgeries to install a stent and pacemaker. So how is he doing and what about COVID-19 vaccination efforts? Cyrus Johansen, public information officer with the Office of Hawaii County's Mayor, joined Wake Up 2day with more.
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Sixth annual "It's Great to be A Teacher" event goes virtual

KHON2 Local News - Fri, 01/22/2021 - 13:22
HONOLULU (KHON2) -- The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa College of Education hosts a free virtual "It's Great to be A Teacher" event on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021 from 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. This Zoom is ideal for those who are interested in being a teacher in Hawai'i. Those who are a part of [...]
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Golfweek lists Hawaii courses in 'Top 200 Resort Golf Courses in the U.S.'

KHON2 Local News - Fri, 01/22/2021 - 12:17
Golfweek Magazine has released its "Best 2021: Top 200 Resort Golf Courses in the U.S." list.
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