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Maui back-to-school supply drive raises over $100k

KHON2 Local News - Tue, 07/27/2021 - 15:50
Maui County employees are making sure students are prepared for the first day of school. Throughout the month of July, County employees hosted a school supply drive that yielded more than $100,000 worth of new school supplies. The donated items will be distributed to Maui Nui public schools that serve low income households.
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Day 2: Preliminary hearing for HPD officers charged in fatal shooting of teen reveals gun replicas, live ammunition found at scene

KHON2 Local News - Tue, 07/27/2021 - 15:41
The preliminary hearing for three Honolulu police officers charged in the fatal shooting of 16-year-old Iremamber Sykap resumed on Tuesday. The second day of testimony revealed that there were two gun replicas at the scene.
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Mobile testing, vaccination van to be deployed on Kauai

KHON2 Local News - Tue, 07/27/2021 - 15:35
Kauai County officials have announced the launch of mobile testing and vaccination vans will begin on Wednesday, July 28 with the van deploying July 31.
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Big Island police: 3 men assault victims, steal car then turn themselves in

KHON2 Local News - Tue, 07/27/2021 - 15:15
Three men were arrested and two were charged on Sunday for an array of crimes spanning from alleged assault and terroristic threatening to unauthorized control of a propelled vehicle and attempted murder.
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Hawaii reports 162 new coronavirus cases

KHON2 Local News - Tue, 07/27/2021 - 14:46
HONOLULU (KHON2) — The Hawaii Department of Health reports 162 coronavirus cases on Tuesday, July 27. There are 106 coronavirus cases on Oahu, 27 on the Big Island, four on Kauai, 11 on Maui and 14 diagnosed out of state. That brings the state total to 40,984 The state death toll remains 529. The state [...]
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Man accused of 8 Asian spa killings pleads guilty to 4, sentenced to life

KHON2 Local News - Tue, 07/27/2021 - 14:36
A man accused of killing eight people, most of them women of Asian descent, at Atlanta-area massage businesses pleaded guilty Tuesday to four of the murders and was handed four sentences of life without parole.
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Child tax credit: Why you may want to opt out of monthly payments this week

KHON2 Local News - Tue, 07/27/2021 - 13:32
Families may want to opt out of monthly child tax credit payments, and they can do so this week.
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HPD recognizes outstanding officers, civilians and canines

KHON2 Local News - Tue, 07/27/2021 - 12:42
The Honolulu Police Department is holding a ceremony to recognize some outstanding officers and employees for Fall of 2019.
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Seasoned superstars win gold in surfing's Olympic debut including Hawaii's Carissa Moore

KHON2 Local News - Tue, 07/27/2021 - 12:42
After a series of underdogs stole the show at the beginning of surfing’s historic Olympic debut, two of the sport’s most seasoned superstars took home the gold medals. Carissa Moore of the United States and Italo Ferreira of Brazil became the first Olympic surfing champions on Tuesday, more than a century after the sport first [...]
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CDC reverses course on indoor masks in some parts of the country

KHON2 Local News - Tue, 07/27/2021 - 11:21
The nation’s top health agency is expected to backpedal Tuesday on its masking guidelines and recommend that even vaccinated people wear masks indoors in parts of the U.S. where the coronavirus is surging, according to a federal official.
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Moderate to breezy easterly trade winds will continue

KHON2 Local News - Tue, 07/27/2021 - 10:00
Moderate to breezy easterly trade winds will continue through midweek, then strengthen Thursday through the weekend.
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15 more winners announced in #HIGotVaccinated prize giveaway

KHON2 Local News - Tue, 07/27/2021 - 08:48
HONOLULU (KHON2) -- Fifteen Hawaii residents were selected as winners in the latest #HIGotVaccinated prize giveaway. The Independent Hawaii Accounting Firm Accuity LLP is the official contest verification service to make sure winners are selected fairly and are eligible according to contest rules. Andrew Abreu of Waikoloa – one roundtrip ticket on Southwest Airlines Arlene [...]
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Habilitat holds auction to support workforce programs

KHON2 Local News - Tue, 07/27/2021 - 08:36
The Kaneohe-based organization, Habilitat, is auctioning off more than 300 items to raise money for those struggling with addiction and homelessness.
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'This is how I'm going to die': Police who defended US Capitol testify at riot probe's first hearing

KHON2 Local News - Tue, 07/27/2021 - 08:02
Four police officers who worked to defend the U.S. Capitol from a mob of then-President Donald Trump's supporters testified Tuesday at the first hearing before a congressional committee investigating the deadly Jan. 6 riot.
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Light to moderate trade winds pushing in showers

KHON2 Local News - Tue, 07/27/2021 - 01:35
HONOLULU (KHON2) -- Breezy trade winds will trend lighter for Tuesday and Wednesday as a ridge to our north weakens. The trades will pick back up and become locally windy late in the week and into the weekend. Abundant moisture near the Big Island will keep the weather there a bit more cloudy and showery [...]
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Hawaii's Carissa Moore captures gold medal in surfing's debut at the Olympics in Tokyo

KHON2 Local News - Tue, 07/27/2021 - 01:06
History was made on Monday night as Hawaii's Carissa Moore captured the first ever women's gold medal in surfing at the Tokyo Olympics. The Honolulu native and four-time world champion defeated South Africa's Bianca Buitendag in the final matchup at Tsurigasaki Surfing Beach in Ichinomiya, Chiba, Japan. The 28-year-old Punahou graduate scored a two-wave total [...]
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Vaccine requirements being discussed for state workers

KHON2 Local News - Tue, 07/27/2021 - 00:24
As COVID-19 cases rise and vaccinations slump in Hawaii, could mandatory vaccinations be next for state employees?
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9th Island Night Life July 26

KHON2 Local News - Tue, 07/27/2021 - 00:13
9th Island Night Life July 26
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Video: Police, bystanders rescue baby trapped under alleged drunk driver's car

KHON2 Local News - Mon, 07/26/2021 - 23:42
Police and bystanders freed a baby stuck under a vehicle in Yonkers, New York after an allegedly intoxicated driver drove through a barbershop and trapped the infant.
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