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Police seek public’s help to find man who allegedly robbed HECO office

KHON2 Local News - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 19:59
Police say on June 11 at around 7:30 p.m., he entered the 30th floor of the HECO office on Bishop Street by prying open the fire exit door.
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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Cultural Festival goes virtual

KHON2 Local News - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 19:35
For the first time, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park's annual Cultural Festival will be held virtually.
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WATCH: Mayor Caldwell discusses plans to revitalize Chinatown

KHON2 Local News - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 19:06
HONOLULU (KHON) — Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell held a news conference to discuss improvement projects to revitalize Chinatown. Watch the news conference in the video above.
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Gender neutral option available for state IDs and driver’s licenses beginning July 1

KHON2 Local News - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 17:53
HONOLULU (KHON) — The Department of Transportation issued a press release announcing the option for gender neutral state identification cards, driver’s licenses and other credentials. The press release is as follows: “The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) informs the public that effective July 1, 2020, there is a new gender option for State Identification cards, […]
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Damien brings back Eddie Klaneski as football coach and new athletic director, plans to participate in sports for 2020

KHON2 Local News - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 15:43
New Damien head of school Dr. Kyle Atabay has announced that Eddie Klaneski will return as the school’s football coach and will also become the new athletic director. Klaneski, as well as boys’ basketball coach Alvin Stephenson, were among over a dozen coaches and faculty members that were dismissed by the school last week due […]
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18 new cases of COVID-19 bring state total to 917

KHON2 Local News - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 15:05
HONOLULU (KHON) — The Department of Health reported 18 new cases of COVID-19 on June 30 for the state: 15 from Honolulu County, one from Kauai County, one from Maui County, and one that is still pending. One case previously reported for Honolulu County was also removed after the DOH updated its testing information. The […]
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Trade winds expected to strengthen by Tuesday afternoon

KHON2 Local News - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 14:49
HONOLULU (KHON2) — Locally breezy trade winds and rather dry and stable conditions will prevail through Wednesday. Trades will drop a notch on Thursday as high pressure weakens far northeast of the state. A typical, summertime trade wind weather pattern will then dominate into early next week, focusing showers over windward slopes with clouds and […]
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Maui Tropical Plantation closing indefinitely

KHON2 Local News - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 12:42
Located in Waikapū Valley, Maui Tropical Plantation will be closing indefinitely, according to a social media post that was shared on Tuesday by the company. The Rolling Mill Maui restaurant located in the Plantation is also closed indefinitley. Maui Tropical Plantation spans over 1800 acres. According to the company, more information regarding the Plantation’s Store final […]
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NTSB releases report on likely cause of engine blowout on United flight to Hawaii

KHON2 Local News - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 11:23
HONOLULU (KHON2) — The NTSB has released new information regarding the investigation into the Feb. 13, 2018, UAL flight 1175 incident. Passengers on a United Airlines flight from San Francisco to Honolulu experienced a scare in the air. According to photos and video from people on board, it appeared the cowling, or cover, fell off […]
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Trade winds to become locally breezy by Tuesday afternoon

KHON2 Local News - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 10:49
HONOLULU (KHON2) — Trade winds will be on the increase today, becoming locally breezy this afternoon through Wednesday. The trades will drop a notch Thursday through early next week, as high pressure far to the north-northwest of the state weakens. A typical, summertime trade wind weather pattern will prevail, focusing showers mainly over windward slopes, […]
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Thermal scanner to screen students for fever at HMS

KHON2 Local News - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 01:18
Monday was the first-day Hongwanji Mission School in Nuuanu used thermal scanners on its students to screen for fever, the head of school said it is just one way they are adapting during the COVID-19 pandemic. David Randall, the Head of School at Hongwanji Mission School, said it will only take two seconds for the […]
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Breezy trades for the islands through Friday, lighter winds this weekend

KHON2 Local News - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 01:14
HONOLULU (KHON2) — Trade winds will become locally breezy Tuesday and Wednesday then drop a notch later in the week as high pressure weakens far north-northeast of the state. A typical, summertime trade wind weather pattern will prevail, focusing showers over windward slopes with afternoon clouds and showers forming on leeward Big Island each afternoon.
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State and counties warn to keep up COVID-19 precautions over 4th of July weekend

KHON2 Local News - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 00:38
As we get closer to the Fourth of July, state and county officials are warning people to take extra precautions over the holiday weekend.
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The Wailuku Bridge in Hilo is open

KHON2 Local News - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 00:13
The Wailuku (Singing) Bridge in Hilo is closed in both directions due to a fire.
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Scoliosis awareness month: It’s more common than you think

KHON2 Local News - Mon, 06/29/2020 - 23:54
June is National Scoliosis Awareness month. Scoliosis is the curvature of the spine and it's more common than many people think.
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Hilo woman arrested after allegedly stabbing her neighbor

KHON2 Local News - Mon, 06/29/2020 - 23:42
A 26-year-old Hilo woman is charged with terroristic threatening and assault after an argument with her neighbor ended with the neighbor getting stabbed.
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Hawaii’s Most Wanted: Melissa Jeffries

KHON2 Local News - Mon, 06/29/2020 - 23:26
On Hawaii's Most Wanted, we feature a woman police say got caught trying to steal property from a Kaneohe home.
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Clothing company donates portion of sales to Iolani Palace

KHON2 Local News - Mon, 06/29/2020 - 22:49
New masks made by Iolani Inc. highlight the historic palace.
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