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  • Hit the snooze button: Extra hour of sleep Saturday night

    October 30, 2015 10:18 AM

    WASHINGTON - Most people in the United States are set to fall back into standard time and gain an extra hour of sleep this weekend. The annual change comes at 2 a.m. local time Sunday, but most people usually set their clocks back before heading to bed Saturday night. The... more »
  • NASA in Hawaii to test new technology for Mars landing

    June 8, 2015 3:33 PM

    HONOLULU - NASA is using the skies around the Hawaiian island of Kauai to test new technology that it wants to use for landing larger spacecraft - and eventually astronauts -on Mars. A test scheduled for Monday will investigate how a large landing vehicle will slow down as it falls... more »
  • Shark attacks man snorkeling in Hawaii

    March 19, 2015 1:57 AM

    KAILUA-KONA, HI- A visitor from Kansas is in the hospital after a 10-to-12-foot tiger shark bit his left forearm while he was snorkeling off the Big Island of Hawaii. The man was flown to The Queen's Medical Center in Honolulu in stable condition on Wednesday. Police said the 58-year-old had... more »
  • Army couple relocates wedding for Obama golf game

    December 29, 2014 11:59 AM

    HONOLULU - A couple getting married near President Barack Obama's vacation spot in Hawaii learned the hard way that the big day rarely goes exactly as planned. Natalie Heimel and Edward Mallue Jr. - both U.S. Army captains stationed in Hawaii - were scheduled to tie the knot Sunday at... more »
  • Obama sends prayers, best wishes on Kwanzaa

    December 26, 2014 1:11 PM

    HONOLULU - President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are sending their prayers and best wishes to those celebrating Kwanzaa. The Obamas say in a statement that the Kwanzaa celebration highlights the rich heritage of African Americans. They say families come together on Kwanzaa to reflect on the past... more »
  • Heavy snow expected on mountains in Hawaii

    December 24, 2014 2:08 AM

    HONOLULU, HI - A blizzard warning is in effect for the summits of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa on the Big Island of Hawaii. The National Weather Service says up to 8 inches of snow could accumulate above 11,500 feet. The warning is in effect until 6 p.m. Wednesday. The... more »
  • Hawaii lava flow inspires student innovation

    November 17, 2014 12:46 PM

    HONOLULU - Lava flowing from a Hawaii volcano is inspiring innovative ideas from schoolchildren on how to deal with the effects of the molten rock. Students from Pahoa's Hawaii Academy of Arts and Science charter school on the Big Island came up with an idea for an air scrubber for... more »
  • Slow-moving lava sets house ablaze

    November 11, 2014 2:17 AM

    HONOLULU, HI - After months of slowly making its way toward communities in a rural part of Hawaii's Big Island, it took an oozing stream of lava just 45 minutes to burn down an empty house. Firefighters standing by to tackle any spreading wildfires let the flames consume the 1,100-square-foot... more »
  • Slow-moving lava creeps closer to Hawaii homes check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 29, 2014 3:32 AM

    PAHOA, HI - Hawaii authorities say lava from Kilauea volcano is burning tires and other materials that could generate more smoke. Hawaii County civil defense authorities late Tuesday warned residents with respiratory problems living downwind of the flow to take precautions and stay indoors. The lava was about 370 yards... more »
  • Lava warning for residents on Hawaii's Big Island

    September 4, 2014 5:07 PM

    HONOLULU - The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory has issued a warning to a rural community less than a mile from lava flowing out of a volcano on Hawaii's Big Island. Observatory scientists said Thursday lava could reach the Kaohe Homesteads in five to seven days if it continues advancing through cracks... more »
  • GOHSEP no longer sending help to Hawaii

    August 10, 2014 1:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness says they are no longer sending a two-person team to Hawaii to help with storm conditions. GOHSEP says conditions have improved enough to where Hawaii has withdrawn it's request for help from Louisiana. Initially, Hawaii had... more »
  • GOHSEP sending two to Hawaii for hurricanes

    August 8, 2014 1:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Governor's Office of Homeland Security said Friday that two emergency personnel were being sent to Hawaii to help respond to two tropical systems threatening the state. Tropical Storm Iselle made landfall in Hawaii Thursday night. Hurricane Julio is following a similar track toward the state.... more »
  • Tropical Storm Iselle makes landfall on Hawaii check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 8, 2014 2:00 AM

    HONOLULU, HI - The National Weather Service says the eye of Tropical Storm Iselle has made landfall on Hawaii's Big Island. It is the first hurricane or tropical storm to hit the state in 22 years, and another hurricane is following in its path. Hurricane Julio, a Category 3 storm,... more »
  • High school robotics team returns from international competition check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 7, 2014 8:23 AM

    NEW ROADS - The robotics team from Catholic High School of Pointe Coupee just returned from an international competition in Hawaii. Despite all of their success, the team is already looking forward to next year. CHSPC students Ian Landry and Cade Forbes stopped by 2une In this morning to talk... more »
  • Teen stowaway speaks about trip, mom

    June 18, 2014 9:23 AM

    SAN JOSE, CA - A teenager who survived a trip to Hawaii as a stowaway in a plane's wheel well says he hopped on the closest flight that was going west and can't believe he survived the journey. Fifteen-year-old Yahye Abdi made his first public comments since his improbable survival... more »
  • High school robotics team gearing up for Hawaii competition check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 16, 2014 7:26 AM

    POINT COUPEE - Catholic of Pointe Coupee started their robotics program just five years ago. Now the award-winning team is headed to Hawaii for competition. This year alone they have competed in Lafayette, Baton Rouge, Omaha and Anaheim, CA. Now the students from CHSPC are going to Hawaii to... more »
  • Father of teen stowaway says he'll bring son home

    April 27, 2014 6:29 PM

    SAN JOSE, Calif. - The father of the teenager who climbed into the wheel well of a jet at the San Jose airport and survived a 5½-hour trip flight to Hawaii says he plans to fly to Hawaii soon to bring his son home to California. Abdulahi Yusuf said in... more »
  • Teen stows away in wheel well of Hawaii flight

    April 22, 2014 4:35 PM

    HONOLULU - A teenager who stowed away in the wheel well of an airplane for a five-hour flight from California to Hawaii is resting at a Honolulu hospital. Hawaii's Department of Human Services said in a statement Tuesday that child welfare services officials are continuing to work to ensure his... more »
  • Army fashion police

    November 25, 2013 7:18 PM

    HONOLULU, HAWAII- The Army fashion police is on patrol at a base in Hawaii cracking down on attire that's deemed inappropriate. A fashion "Courtesy Patrol" is operating at Schofield Barracks looking for short-shorts,bare midriffs, visible underwear, sagging pants and swim wear other than at the pool. The teams... more »
  • Louisiana man dies on Maui beach

    October 18, 2013 11:48 AM

    WAILUKU, Hawaii- Police on Maui say a 71-year-old Louisiana man along a Maui beach. Brian Avenel of Mandeville died Thursday. Police at 12:37 p.m. received a report of a man drowning near the public beach access south of Kaanapali Shores. Firefighters and paramedics attempted cardiopulmonary resuscitation but the man could... more »
  • Goat rustler

    September 23, 2013 7:31 PM

    HONOLULU, HAWAII- A clever thief used duct tape over the mouths of some goats to keep them quiet as he stole 23 purebreds worth about $10,000 from a farm in Kahku, on Oahu's north shore. But the thief left behind other goats with rope around their necks and duct tape... more »
  • Mars food mission

    August 13, 2013 7:58 PM

    HONOLULU- Researchers who've spent nearly four months simulating what its like to live on Mars are about to emerge from their Martian base on a barren lava field in Hawaii. They were studying what foods astronauts might eat during a mission to the red planet. They were even required to... more »
  • Pro Bowl returning to Hawaii in January

    March 20, 2013 2:35 PM

    PHOENIX - The Pro Bowl will return to Honolulu next January and again will be played the week before the Super Bowl. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says Wednesday at the owners meetings that the all-star game he once considered scrapping has been scheduled for Aloha Stadium on Jan. 26. He... more »
  • Obama in Hawaii, fiscal cliff standoff behind him

    January 2, 2013 10:51 AM

    HONOLULU - President Barack Obama is back in Hawaii for vacation after a tense, end-of-the-new-year standoff with Congress over the fiscal cliff. The president arrived early Wednesday morning, local time, after an overnight flight aboard Air Force One. He was rejoining his family for a holiday break after having returned... more »
  • Obama cuts vacation short as 'fiscal cliff' looms

    December 26, 2012 6:43 AM

    HONOLULU - President Barack Obama is cutting short his traditional Christmas holiday in Hawaii, planning to leave for Washington on Wednesday evening as he and lawmakers consider how to prevent the economy from going over the so-called fiscal cliff. Obama was expected to arrive in Washington early Thursday, the White... more »
  • Obama and family arrive in Hawaii for Christmas

    December 22, 2012 9:59 AM

    HONOLULU - President Barack Obama and his family have arrived in Honolulu to spend Christmas in Hawaii, where the president was born and raised. Air Force One touched down in Honolulu minutes after midnight local time on Saturday. The first family departed the plane and left quickly for their vacation... more »
  • Sen. Daniel Inouye of Hawaii dead at 88

    December 17, 2012 5:14 PM

    WASHINGTON - Influential Sen. Daniel Inouye, a World War II veteran and Medal of Honor recipient, has died. The Democrat from Hawaii broke racial barriers on Capitol Hill and played key roles in congressional investigations of the Watergate and Iran-Contra scandals. He had served in the Senate for 50 years... more »
  • Hawaii, NY women to be elevated to sainthood

    October 17, 2012 2:49 PM

    HONOLULU - Mother Marianne Cope was known in life for her strength and kindness, battling bureaucrats in Hawaii as she led a group of fellow nuns to care for leprosy patients in the islands. The Vatican this weekend will declare her a saint as it formally recognizes what her supporters... more »
  • Hawaii attorney convicted in ear licking case

    July 16, 2012 12:43 PM

    LIHUE, Hawaii - A judge says a Hawaii attorney convicted of harassment is a "dirty old man" for licking a client's ear. A former client of Lawrence McCreery testified that while discussing her child custody case last year, the attorney licked the back of her right ear. She says he... more »
  • Hawaii cruise admits serving vodka to toddler

    June 5, 2012 1:23 PM

    HONOLULU - A company that manages a Hawaii dinner cruise says it mistakenly served alcohol to a 3-year-old boy. Army Spc. Bingyan Cai says her son Michael's orange juice contained vodka while they were aboard the Alii Kai Catamaran on May 26. The active duty mom tells Hawaii News Now... more »
  • Maui beach murder victim identified as La. native check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 28, 2011 4:33 PM

    KAHULUI, Hawaii - Maui police have identified the man found dead on a beach as a 57-year-old originally from Baton Rouge, La. An autopsy reveals William George Sublett died of severe head trauma. Police Lt. Wayne Ibarra said Wednesday the manner of death is still under investigation. Police launched a... more »
  • Shipmates Return in Burials at Pearl Harbor

    December 6, 2011 7:17 PM

    Five memorials are this week in Pearl Harbor to coincide with the anniversary of the attack by the Japanese that plunged the U.S. into World War II. Its for former servicemen that survived the sneak attack who want their remains placed there out of affinity for the ones who didn't... more »
  • Obama Birth Certificate T-Shirts for Sale

    May 18, 2011 7:44 PM

    Now you can wear President Barak Obama's birth certificate after all the hoopla over releasing it to quell the conspiracy theories from so-called birthers, who contend he is not an American citizen and therefore can't be Commander-in-Chief. The Obama campaign is selling T-shirts on its website that show his face... more »
  • White House releases Obama's birth certificate

    April 27, 2011 9:03 AM

    WASHINGTON - The White House has released the long form of President Barack Obama's birth certificate in response to questions about whether he was really born in the U.S. The certificate, released Wednesday, says Obama was born in Hawaii, which makes him eligible to hold the office of president.... more »
  • Quake hits Hawaii as residents brace for tsunami

    March 11, 2011 6:00 AM

    HONOLULU- A 4.5-magnitude earthquake has struck Hawaii as residents brace for a tsunami after a massive earthquake in Japan. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damages from the quake that hit the Big Island about 30 miles southeast of Hilo just before 11 p.m. Thursday. The first waves... more »

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