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Department of Health offers vaccinations at home by appointment

KHON2 Local News - Mon, 07/26/2021 - 23:17
The Department of Health is offering in-home vaccinations.
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Kauai's eviction moratorium will expire in August

KHON2 Local News - Mon, 07/26/2021 - 22:53
Residents are urged to prepare for when Kauai's eviction moratorium expires Aug. 6.
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HFD rescues lost hiker on the Lulumahu Falls Trail

KHON2 Local News - Mon, 07/26/2021 - 22:01
On Monday afternoon, the Honolulu Fire Department (HFD) rescued a 32-year-old male visitor on the Lulumahu Falls Trail.
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Pound of ahi almost doubles due to high demand and low supply

KHON2 Local News - Mon, 07/26/2021 - 21:27
High demand is driving up the price of ahi. People can expect to pay almost double for a pound of poke.
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Incentive program, proposals expand as Hawaii sees vaccination rate plateau

KHON2 Local News - Mon, 07/26/2021 - 20:48
After a boost in COVID-19 vaccination rates with the HiGotVaccinated campaign, Hawaii's vaccination rate has plateaued according to the Department of health. There have been just over 1,600 doses given each week for the last three weeks. So the push is on to reverse the downward trend.
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Consumer Alert: Planning a trip? BBB Hawaii says double-check that sweet deal

KHON2 Local News - Mon, 07/26/2021 - 20:37
People are flying more often with lifted travel restrictions. Passengers are prepared for long lines and crowded airports, but the Better Business Bureau said they should be on the lookout for airfare scams as well.
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Overall winner of 2021 Transpac Yacht Race earning the Kalakaua Trophy hails from New York

KHON2 Local News - Mon, 07/26/2021 - 20:02
A team based in New York was named the overall winner of the 2021 Transpac Yacht Race earning the Kalakaua Trophy at a ceremony on Monday, July 26.
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9th Island Forecast July 26

KHON2 Local News - Mon, 07/26/2021 - 19:37
Here's your 9th island forecast!
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Brothers Samuel and Fred Kamaka receive Congressional Gold Medals for their service in the U.S. Army during WWII

KHON2 Local News - Mon, 07/26/2021 - 19:36
Because of Hawaii's history of intermarriage, the Congressional Gold Medal to WWII Chinese-American veterans also includes many native Hawaiians. Two brothers, unable to make the presentation later this fall, received their medals in a special ceremony on Sunday, July 25.
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Public libraries across state to receive telehealth services, COVID-19 health information

KHON2 Local News - Mon, 07/26/2021 - 18:45
Fifteen state libraries in underserved areas across the state will receive COVID-19 health and digital navigators, as well as telehealth services.
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Navigating through a pandemic: How Big Brothers Big Sisters Hawaii continued to help children

KHON2 Local News - Mon, 07/26/2021 - 18:30
As COVID-19 restrictions begin to ease, more organizations are scaling back on their regulations, like Big Brothers Big Sisters Hawaii.
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Hawaiʻi Volcanoes and Haleakalā National Parks to celebrate their birthdays with free entrance

KHON2 Local News - Mon, 07/26/2021 - 18:09
On Sunday, Aug. 1, the two parks will celebrate their 105th birthdays by offering free entrance to visitors.
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Police charge Kona woman with second-degree assault

KHON2 Local News - Mon, 07/26/2021 - 17:10
On Sunday afternoon, Hawaii Island police charged 30-year-old Renette Gasio with one count of assault in the second degree.
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DOH updates COVID-19 guidance for schools a week before new school year

KHON2 Local News - Mon, 07/26/2021 - 16:30
With COVID-19 cases going up, there is uncertainty about what returning to classrooms will look like.
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Molokai water system undergoes emergency repairs after leak in tank found

KHON2 Local News - Mon, 07/26/2021 - 16:13
The Hoʻolehua Water System in Molokai is going through emergency repairs initiated by the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL).
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Kailua Pier to temporarily close daily beginning July 28

KHON2 Local News - Mon, 07/26/2021 - 15:38
HONOLULU (KHON2) -- The Kailua Pier in Kailua-Kona will temporarily close daily starting Wednesday, July 28. The closures will be from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. After receiving many complaints regarding illegal conduct on the pier, the DNLR Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation requested community input in April. Over 90% of comments supported the [...]
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Motorcyclist critically injured in collision near Aiea Access Road on-ramp

KHON2 Local News - Mon, 07/26/2021 - 15:23
A motorcyclist was critically injured Sunday evening following a collision in Aiea.
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Hawaii reports 163 coronavirus cases

KHON2 Local News - Mon, 07/26/2021 - 14:52
HONOLULU (KHON2) -- The Department of Health reports 163 COVID-19 cases for Monday, July 26. There are 105 coronavirus cases on Oahu, 34 on the Big Island, one on Kauai, 16 on Maui, and 7 diagnosed out of state. That brings the state total to 40,822. The state death toll remains 529. The state stands [...]
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Lt. Gov. Green Proposes $50 Gift Card Incentive

KHON2 Local News - Mon, 07/26/2021 - 13:11
With the State seeing 11 straight days of triple-digit new COVID cases, Lt. Gov. Josh Green is proposing new incentives to get more people vaccinated. He joined Wake Up 2day to discuss that and he also answered viewer questions posted on KHON2's Facebook page.
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Pfizer and Moderna to expand vaccine trials in children ages 5-11 at FDA request, report says

KHON2 Local News - Mon, 07/26/2021 - 13:05
At the urging of the Food and Drug Administration, Pfizer and Moderna will be expanding their COVID-19 vaccine trials in children ages 5 to 11 as a precautionary measure after rare side effects were detected in some people under the age of 30, the New York Times reports.
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