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New beach could come to Waikiki as part of improvement and maintenance proposal

21 hours 10 min ago
Behind the Halekulani Hotel and Sheraton Waikiki there could be a new beach coming in a few years.
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Light trade winds for the islands through Friday

21 hours 18 min ago
HONOLULU (KHON2) -- A ridge of high pressure currently 530 miles north of Kauai will move south to about 220 miles north of Kauai Thursday. The ridge will remain there through Friday night before moving north. This action translates to trade winds continuing over the area to Thursday, then give way to slight southeast winds [...]
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Hardworking Hawaii: Kaya's Store in Punalu'u celebrates 75 years in business

21 hours 48 min ago
Beverly Hashimoto is the second generation owner of Kaya's Store. Her father started the shop in 1946.
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Maui home energy financial assistance deadline is June 30

Mon, 06/21/2021 - 22:48
The low-income home energy assistance program is accepting applications for two different programs that can help pay electric and gas bills.
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Search for missing diver continues on Kauai's westside

Mon, 06/21/2021 - 21:57
Multiple agencies continue to search for a Kalaheo man who was last seen preparing for a dive Sunday afternoon. His identity has not been released.
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Union representing hundreds of hotel workers says hotels need to return to full service

Mon, 06/21/2021 - 21:35
As Hawaii tourism returns to big numbers, hotels are calling workers back and looking to hire. But the union that represents many hotel workers says some employers are attempting to reduce staff at this time.
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Three HPD officers charged in fatal teen shooting hire private attorneys

Mon, 06/21/2021 - 21:20
The three HPD officers charged in the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old boy have hired private attorneys, according to their union. They will have their first court hearing on Friday and are expected to plead not guilty.
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42-inch water main break damage still to be determined

Mon, 06/21/2021 - 21:15
HONOLULU (KHON2) -- One of the island's most critical water mains, responsible for flowing millions of gallons of water into urban Honolulu remains shut own. On Friday, contractors damaged a 42-inch main, and there is not timeline for when repairs will be completed. Water kept pumping out of a 20-foot deep hole, and the Honolulu [...]
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State nears 60% vaccination rate

Mon, 06/21/2021 - 21:07
The state is slowly moving forward in its vaccination effort and reaching Tier 5 with fewer travel restrictions but it's still unknown when the state will reach 60%.
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KHON2's Action Line is back! Our volunteers are ready to help you get answers

Mon, 06/21/2021 - 20:32
KHON2'S "Action Line" is run by volunteers who put in hours each week to help people.
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BBB Hawaii warns consumers about Amazon Prime Day scams

Mon, 06/21/2021 - 20:26
Amazon Prime Day is all about the discounts, but are the sales worth the potential scams?
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McDonald's hosts statewide drive-up hiring event

Mon, 06/21/2021 - 20:20
McDonald's Restaurants of Hawaii held a drive-up hiring day on Saturday, June 19.
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9th Island Forecast June 21

Mon, 06/21/2021 - 19:31
Here's your 9th island forecast!
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Disability parking pass, plate holders need to pay for metered parking unless you have a new permit

Mon, 06/21/2021 - 18:44
Starting July 1, 2021, people with disability parking passes or license plates will need to pay for metered parking unless you were approved for the new Disability Paid Parking Exemption Permit.
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Fireworks are in high demand, but is the supply keeping up?

Mon, 06/21/2021 - 18:20
Fireworks could be in short supply.
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Hawaii Tourism Authority reports May hotel occupancy rates 17.5% lower than pre-pandemic

Mon, 06/21/2021 - 18:17
According to the Hawaii Tourism Authority in May occupancy at hotels was just 17.5% lower than they were in May 2019 pre-pandemic.
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Immediate changes implemented at municipal golf courses under Tier 4

Mon, 06/21/2021 - 18:10
Six municipal golf courses will implement modifications allowed under Tier 4 of the City’s reopening framework, effective immediately.
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Call this number if you need help entering the #HiGotVaccinated contest

Mon, 06/21/2021 - 17:58
Aloha United Way (AUW) is joining the #HiGotVaccinated campaign to ensure that all residents have access to enter the prize giveaways contest for being vaccinated.
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Suspect in fatal Kalihi shooting held on $1M bail, Crimestoppers seeks public's help finding suspect's car

Mon, 06/21/2021 - 17:57
A 37-year-old man is being held on $1 million bail after being charged with murder.
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Gov. David Ige goes through list of bills he intends to veto

Mon, 06/21/2021 - 16:30
Any measures passed by the Hawaii State Legislature this session that are not on this list will become law with or without the governor's signature no later than July 6.
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