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Public will have a chance to weigh in on the major overhaul of election rules

KHON2 Local News - Sun, 07/05/2020 - 23:11
HONOLULU (KHON2) — A big overhaul of election rules is on the table, and the public has a chance to weigh in on Monday, July 6. In the lead-up to Hawaii’s first all-mail vote, five chapters of administrative rules will be repealed, and new rules adopted for voter registration, challenges, appeals, ballots, and more. The […]
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Kalakaua Open Streets extended to end of July

KHON2 Local News - Sun, 07/05/2020 - 22:45
HONOLULU (KHON2) — Want to bike, jog, or walk down Kalakaua Avenue? The public will get to do so until the end of July. Kalakaua Open Streets has been extended through the end of July. It kicked off in June 2020, and has become very popular among residents. For several hours each Sunday, the usually […]
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Trade winds to strengthen

KHON2 Local News - Sun, 07/05/2020 - 21:50
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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Maui police officer suspected of drunk driving arrested

KHON2 Local News - Sun, 07/05/2020 - 21:35
HONOLULU (KHON2) — An officer with the Maui Police Department was arrested for allegedly drunk driving. Police identified the officer as Melvin R. Johnson Jr. Johnson has been with the MPD for 25 years and is assigned to the Wailuku Criminal Investigative Division. Johnson was off-duty at the time of his arrest, police officials confirmed. […]
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Missing: 60-year-old Nicholas Whittingham

KHON2 Local News - Sun, 07/05/2020 - 21:29
LIHUE, Hawaii (KHON2) — Have you seen this man? The Kauai Police Department needs the public’s help in finding a missing person. Nicholas Whittingham, 60, of Kapaa, was last seen on July 2 on the east side of the island behind the Waipouli Beach Resort. Whittingham is five feet and ten inches tall and weighs […]
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Number of COVID-19 cases in Hawaii is now over 1,000

KHON2 Local News - Sun, 07/05/2020 - 21:23
25 new cases reported on Sunday by the state Department of Health brings the statewide total to 1,023. All of the new cases are on Oahu. The death count remains at 19 and there were no new hospitalizations. 777 people who tested positive have been cleared. 227 cases, however, are active. This Sunday was the […]
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Broadway vet Nick Cordero dies after long health battle

KHON2 Local News - Sun, 07/05/2020 - 20:56
(AP) — Tony Award-nominated actor Nick Cordero, who specialized in playing tough guys on Broadway in such shows as “Waitress,” “A Bronx Tale” and “Bullets Over Broadway,” has died in Los Angeles after suffering severe medical complications after contracting the coronavirus. He was 41. Cordero died Sunday, July 5, at Cedars-Sinai hospital after more than […]
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Woman arrested in connection to domestic abuse case on Hickam

KHON2 Local News - Sun, 07/05/2020 - 20:11
HONOLULU (KHON2) — A 29-year-old woman was arrested in connection to a domestic abuse case on Hickam Air Force Base on Saturday night, July 4. According to the Honolulu Police Department, the female suspect assaulted her 29-year-old husband while two of their children, who are both under the age of 14, were present in the […]
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Police: Man arrested for allegedly threatening wife with knife

KHON2 Local News - Sun, 07/05/2020 - 20:08
HONOLULU (KHON2) — Police have placed a 58-year-old man in custody. According to the Honolulu Police Department, the male suspect threatening his spouse, a 68-year-old woman, with a knife. He was placed under arrest for terroristic threatening in the first-degree. Police did not disclose where this happened, but did reveal that it happened in the […]
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Man faces burglary charges for allegedly taking his child from ex-girlfriend

KHON2 Local News - Sun, 07/05/2020 - 20:06
PEARL CITY, Hawaii (KHON2) — Police are investigating a burglary case that involved a baby. According to the Honolulu Police Department, A 31-year-old man entered a residence and took his 1-month-old son from his 30-year-old ex-girlfriend on July 4, around 8 a.m. He was later arrested by police for first-degree burglary. The suspect also faces […]
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Man arrested in suspected moped theft case

KHON2 Local News - Sun, 07/05/2020 - 20:05
HONOLULU (KHON2) — The Honolulu Police Department is investigating a theft that happened in the Kalihi area on June 26, around 10 p.m. Police officials say that a 59-year-old male suspect was in possession of a stolen moped. The suspect was later arrested on July 5, around 10 a.m. for second-degree theft without incident. The […]
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Attorney confirms Vanessa Guillen remains positively identified

KHON2 Local News - Sun, 07/05/2020 - 18:11
KILLEEN, Texas – Guillen family attorney Natalie Khawam confirmed Sunday evening that the remains found along the Leon River in Bell County have been positively identified as Specialist Vanessa Guillen. The Fort Hood soldier went missing on April 22. During a press conference last week, Fort Hood officials said Specialist Aaron Robinson, killed himself as […]
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25 new cases of COVID-19 all on Oahu brings state total to 1,023

KHON2 Local News - Sun, 07/05/2020 - 14:58
The Department of Health reported 25 new cases of COVID-19 on July 5, 2020 with all 25 Oahu The state total is now 1,023.
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City park staff member tests positive for COVID-19

KHON2 Local News - Sun, 07/05/2020 - 13:46
The city has confirmed a staffer in the Department of Parks and Recreation has tested positive for COVID-19.
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Pedestrian hit by vehicle on Farrington Highway

KHON2 Local News - Sun, 07/05/2020 - 12:51
A woman is fighting for her life after she was hit by a vehicle while walking alongside Farrington Highway near Lahilahi Street.
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Victim in critical condition after brazen Makaha stabbing

KHON2 Local News - Sun, 07/05/2020 - 12:27
EMS officials say the 19-year-old was given life-saving treatment and was taken to a hospital in critical condition.
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Another day of weak winds ahead

KHON2 Local News - Sun, 07/05/2020 - 01:42
HONOLULU (KHON2) Light to moderate east-southeasterly trades will continue through Sunday. Showers will favor windward and mauka areas, although scattered showers will also affect leeward and interior areas at Sunday afternoon. A more typical trade wind pattern will resume on Monday, with showers favoring windward and mauka areas along with the stray leeward spillover. This […]
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Dozens protested a 4th of July American flag display along Kailua Road

KHON2 Local News - Sun, 07/05/2020 - 01:08
KAILUA, Hawaii (KHON2) — Dozens of people gathered Saturday afternoon to protest a 4th of July American flag display along Kailua Road. The Kailua Chamber of Commerce hoped that the flag display would inspire unity and draw people to Kailua for the holiday since the parade and fireworks show were canceled. Instead, the flags have […]
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Kauai man arrested in connection to refusing to wear a face mask

KHON2 Local News - Sun, 07/05/2020 - 00:33
KILAUEA, Hawaii (KHON2) — A 34-year-old Kapaa man was arrested on Saturday, July 4. The Kauai Police Department, officers were received a call around 1:30 p.m. that a man, Ryan Buley, entered the Kilauea Market without wearing a mask. He allegedly then got into an argument with an employee about his refusal to wear a […]
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Car fire on the H-1 west by Lunalilo off-ramp stalls traffic

KHON2 Local News - Sat, 07/04/2020 - 23:56
HONOLULU (KHON2) — A car fire snarled traffic on the H-1 freeway on Saturday night, July 4. The fire prompted the closure of all lanes of the H-1 westbound by the Lunalilo off-ramp. The closure was later lifted just after 10 p.m. It was not made clear to what started the fire. No injuries reported […]
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