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Pomaikai Ballrooms at Dole Cannery closed

KHON2 Local News - Mon, 07/06/2020 - 22:00
The Pomaikai Ballrooms located at the Dole Cannery on Oahu have closed as of July 6.
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More businesses announce closures and layoffs in July

KHON2 Local News - Mon, 07/06/2020 - 21:41
Many businesses shut their doors back in March. But some reopened only to find that the cost of doing business outweighed the income coming in.
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Warnings, citations given on Oahu for face mask violations

KHON2 Local News - Mon, 07/06/2020 - 21:36
HONOLULU (KHON2) — It was a busy 4th of July weekend. Health officials hope many followed the rules like wearing masks at all times when possible. On Oahu, Honolulu Police tells us from July 3-5 it has issued 108 warnings and 2 citations for face mask violations. This after Mayor Kirk Caldwell signed a mandate […]
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COVID-19 clusters drive the number of cases up

KHON2 Local News - Mon, 07/06/2020 - 21:31
HONOLULU (KHON2) — Seven new COVID-19 cases were reported bringing the total in Hawaii to 1,130, six of the cases are on Oahu and one on the Big Island, health officials say the recent uptick in cases is a result of people letting their guards down. Lt. Gov. Josh Green said the state’s health care […]
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Three fires extinguished on Maui on Sunday

KHON2 Local News - Mon, 07/06/2020 - 20:49
Maui firefighters spent Sunday fighting three fires.
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WATCH: Gov. Ige, Lt. Gov. Green and DOH Director Dr. Anderson discuss Hawaii’s economy, latest COVID-19 updates

KHON2 Local News - Mon, 07/06/2020 - 20:45
HONOLULU (KHON) — After 7 new cases were reported for the state, Gov. David Ige, Lt. Gov. Josh Green and Department of Health Director Dr. Bruce Anderson held a news conference to discuss the latest. Watch the opening statements in the video above, and media Q&A in the video below.
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272 DUI arrests on Maui for holiday weekend

KHON2 Local News - Mon, 07/06/2020 - 20:35
Police made 272 DUI arrests over the 4th of July holiday weekend on Maui.
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Drive-thru voter registration available on Kauai

KHON2 Local News - Mon, 07/06/2020 - 20:29
With the July 9 deadline to register for the 2020 Primary Election just days away, the Elections Division of the Office of the County Clerk will be offering drive-thru voter registration services in the back parking area between the Historic County Annex Building and State Department of Human Services Kaua‘i Processing Center (former courthouse). Services […]
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Home and condo sales down for June

KHON2 Local News - Mon, 07/06/2020 - 20:17
Home and condo sales were down last month but it's not all bad news.
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Drive-thru testing at Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center on July 11

KHON2 Local News - Mon, 07/06/2020 - 17:13
HONOLULU (KHON) — In a press release, Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center announced drive-thru testing on Saturday, July 11 at the main center in Waianae from 8:00am–12:00 noon. The address of the main center is 86-260 Farrington Highway, Waianae, Hawaii, 96792. To pre-register, call 697-3170.
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T-Mobile lays off 27 workers in two Honolulu locations

KHON2 Local News - Mon, 07/06/2020 - 16:53
HONOLULU (KHON) — T-Mobile announced 27 more layoffs today at two Honolulu locations: 3375 Koapaka Street and 745 Fort Street. The layoffs include one manager and 26 specialists. In June, 4 employees were laid off in Waipahu and Honolulu locations. The layoffs are permanent, and none of the employees were part of a union.
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Consumer Alert: Avoid work-from-home job scams

KHON2 Local News - Mon, 07/06/2020 - 15:31
HONOLULU (KHON2) – As COVID-19 continues to spread, some people may be looking for ways to make money from home. While some work-from-home offers seem like the perfect opportunity, the Better Business Bureau says beware, some offers may be fake and seem too good to be true. “They’re asking you to have goods sent to […]
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Trade winds expected to increase across the state

KHON2 Local News - Mon, 07/06/2020 - 15:16
HONOLULU (KHON2) — Trade winds will gradually increase today, and become locally breezy on Tuesday, lasting into the weekend. More typical trade wind showers will return today, focused over the windward slopes, and producing afternoon showers over leeward portions of the Big Island.
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7 new cases of COVID-19 bring state total to 1030

KHON2 Local News - Mon, 07/06/2020 - 14:56
HONOLULU (KHON) — The Department of Health reported 7 new cases of COVID-19 on July 6 for the state: 6 from Honolulu County and 1 from Hawaii County. The cumulative state total is now 1030. Of the 1030 total positive tests, 230 are active cases. The DOH reported 100,110 test results have been received as […]
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Portion of Kapiolani Blvd to be closed for paving repairs

KHON2 Local News - Mon, 07/06/2020 - 13:10
HONOLULU (KHON2) — A warning for drivers! Part of Kapiolani Boulevard will be closed in both directions Monday, July 6 and Tuesday, July 7. This is between Mahiai Street and Kaimuki Avenue. Crews will be doing paving repairs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. during this time. The ramp to the eastbound H1 Freeway and […]
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Trade winds will gradually increase Monday into Tuesday

KHON2 Local News - Mon, 07/06/2020 - 10:42
HONOLULU (KHON2) — Trade winds will gradually increase Monday, and become locally breezy on Tuesday, lasting into the weekend. More typical trade wind showers will return, focused over the windward slopes, and producing afternoon showers over leeward portions of the Big Island.
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Road tests resume on an appointment-only basis

KHON2 Local News - Mon, 07/06/2020 - 10:30
HONOLULU (KHON2) — For the first time since March, all road tests will resume on an appointment-only basis on Monday, July 6. More than 5,000 tests had to be canceled due to COVID-19 precautions.  Everyone is required to wear a face covering, keep the AC off and the windows down.  A health screening and temperature […]
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All lanes on Pali Hwy. Kailua bound are now reopened following fatal crash

KHON2 Local News - Mon, 07/06/2020 - 08:20
UPDATE: All lanes on Pali Hwy. Kailua bound are now reopened following an early-morning crash that left one man dead. According to EMS, a 25-year-old man was pronounced dead on arrival. A 35-year-old woman is currently in critical condition. Honolulu police say the incident occurred around 3 a.m. Monday. The cause of the crash is […]
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Drier air mass to result in less showers

KHON2 Local News - Mon, 07/06/2020 - 01:43
HONOLULU (KHON2) Light to moderate easterly trade winds will produce showers over windward slopes tonight, while a few showers linger over leeward areas during the evening. Trade winds will gradually increase on Monday and become locally breezy Tuesday into next weekend. The stronger trades will promote a typical summertime weather pattern, focusing rainfall along windward […]
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Man, two young daughters shot at by unknown suspect, attempted murder investigation opened

KHON2 Local News - Sun, 07/05/2020 - 23:33
HONOLULU (KHON2) — Police have opened an attempted murder case after three people were shot at while in a parked vehicle in Kahaluu early Sunday morning, July 5. Police said it happened around 12:30 a.m. A man and his two daughters — ages 13 and 2 — were in a parked car when it was […]
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