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Suit by family of late Kapolei High football player could signal flood of new litigation  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The family of a former Kapolei High School football player who committed suicide in 2017 is suing the University of Southern ...



Forget the beach. High schoolers spend spring break learning construction  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Under the watchful eyes of construction professionals, 29 Kapolei High School students are spending spring break working on ...



Kapolei High student arrested for allegedly bringing handgun to class  Hawaii News Now

A student at Kapolei High School was arrested on suspicion of several firearms-related offenses after he allegedly brought a handgun to school.



Stranger danger at Kapolei High School, HPD investigating  KITV Honolulu

There's a new warning for parents from Kapolei High School.



2018 Kapolei Carnival at Kapolei High School  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

The E.K. Fernandez Shows midway brought rides, games, carnival food and topflight entertainment Kapolei High School for a school benefit last weekend.



Kapolei's Performing Arts Center offers free dance classes to public school students  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Whether your child is an aspiring ballerina or budding b-boy, take advantage of free dance training offered by Performing Arts Center of Kapolei at Kapolei High ...



School overcrowding concerns grow after plans for East Kapolei High scrapped  Hawaii News Now

The principal of Hawaii's largest public high school hopes lawmakers fund a plan to ease severe overcrowding on campus.



Kapolei High counselor arrested for allegedly soliciting minor for sex  Hawaii News Now

KAPOLEI, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A Kapolei High School counselor has been arrested on suspicion of soliciting a minor for prostitution. Kendrick Padilla, 39 ...



Angry drivers blast state’s proposal to nix fuel tax for road usage surcharge  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The state wants to nix a fuel tax on drivers and instead charge them on how much they drive. But that proposal was met with ...



High schoolers honor senior military veterans on this Veterans Day  KITV Honolulu

Kapolei High School's Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps, or MCJROTC, honored veterans and spouses of those who served in the military, ...



NFL hopeful Vakameilalo looks to fulfill lifelong dream  Hawaii News Now

After going undrafted in the 2019 NFL Draft, Kapolei High School graduate Kalani Vakameilalo wasn't ready to quit on his dream of playing in the NFL.



Castle High students get hands-on experience in the world of construction  Hawaii News Now

A novel program is giving high school students hands-on experience in the construction industry.



Education in Hawaii: Smart Innovations and Persistent Problems  Hawaii Business Magazine

This report on our public schools offers many reasons for optimism and just as many causes for concern about difficulties that have lingered for too long.



Kapolei High counselor arrested for soliciting minor for prostitution  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

A 39-year-old Ewa Beach man who works as a counselor at Kapolei High School was arrested Tuesday afternoon at the West Oahu campus for allegedly ...



Kapolei standout Aaron Faumui verbally commits to Rainbow Warriors  Hawaii News Now

The Rainbow Warrior football team has seen multiple players transfer out of Manoa since the end of 2017 season, but this year's recruiting class is making up for ...



The alternative learning program, Hoola Leadership Academy, thrives at Kapolei High School  Hawaii News Now

An alternative learning program that started five years ago at a local high school is thriving. Billy-V joins us live from Kapolei High School...



HART announces winners of its 2019 art poster contest  KITV Honolulu

The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation is happy to announce the winners of this year's art poster contest.



Kapolei Mom Pushes For Increased Bike Security At School  Hawaii News Now

KAPOLEI (KHNL) - A Kapolei mom wants some answers after thieves steal her son's bike not just once, but twice in one week. And it happened during school ...



New Program to Help Hawaiʻi Educators Buy Homes  Maui Now

The Hawai'i Executive Conference and Landed announce a new program that will help K-12 educators in Hawaiʻi buy homes.



Former Kapolei HS teacher's aide accused of sexually assaulting student  Hawaii News Now

A man who served as an educational assistant and football coach at Kapolei High during the just-completed school year is accused...



Police presence high day after big brawl  Hawaii News Now

KAPOLEI, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Police were out in force Friday to prevent another day of fighting between students from Kapolei and Waianae high ...



State proposes nixing fuel tax in favor of charging you for how much you drive  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A third of the money for maintaining state highways comes from the fuel tax. And that pot is dwindling as cars become more ...



Maunakea Observatories award Nanakuli and Kapolei High School students with research time  UH System Current News

Nānākuli and Kapolei High Schools students were recognized for their outstanding student proposals, as part of the Maunakea Scholars program.



Hawaii transportation officials consider swapping gas tax for road-use charge  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Imagine if drivers in Hawaii paid per mile of road used instead of paying fuel tax at the pump. The Hawaii Department of Transportation is seeking the public's ...



Pro Football Hall of Famer Jerry Rice Returns to West Oahu for FREE Youth Football Camp  KITV Honolulu

The legendary wide receiver will host a special Draft Day at Ka Makana Ali'i and an exclusive football camp at Kapolei High School for the youth of West Oahu.



High School Students Recognized at 12th Annual Robotics Competition  Big Island Now

McKinley High School, Waialua High School, and China Urban Youth Robotics Alliance were named the regional winners at this weekend's FIRST Robotics ...



Kapolei High counselor indicted for soliciting underage prostitute  Hawaii News Now

The underage prostitute a Kapolei High School counselor is accused of soliciting was one of his former students, prosecutors allege.



Four Maui Students Nominated to Service Academies  Maui Now

Sen. Schatz announced the names of 42 students nominated to attend one of our nation's *service* academies. Four of the students come from Maui high-schools.



After apology, school counselor who solicited minor for prostitution sentenced  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A former Kapolei High School counselor who pleaded guilty to soliciting a minor for prostitution was sentenced Tuesday to ...



Kapolei High counselor pleads not guilty to soliciting minor for prostitution  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

A 39-year-old Kapolei High School counselor is scheduled to face a Circuit Court jury in July for allegedly soliciting a minor for prostitution. Kendrick Padilla ...



High school students on Leeward Coast committed to reducing teacher shortage after college  KITV Honolulu

Juniors and seniors from Kapolei, Campbell, & Waianae High School enrolled in University of Hawaii- West Oahu's Teaching and Learning Academy celebrated ...



A rare genetic disorder gave him big challenges in life. He sees them as opportunities  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Having no legs and only one arm hasn't stopped Nick Santonastasso from overcoming obstacles. “When you approach a ...



First Robotics Competition Hawaii Regional  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

PREVIOUS GALLERY OIA East baseball: Kaiser vs. Moanalua NEXT GALLERY Prince Kuhio Parade travels through Waikiki ...



Maunakea Speaker Series to Feature Scholars & Hōkūala Scholarship Recipient Announcement  Big Island Now

The Maunakea Speaker Series will continue its monthly scholar-focused series on Wednesday, July 3, 2019, starting at 7 p.m., the Office of Maunakea ...



Man tries to kidnap teen walking to school in Kapolei, police say  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Honolulu police are seeking a man in the attempted kidnapping of a teenage boy who was walking to school in Kapolei. Police said that about 8:07 a.m. Friday, ...



25 Reasons We Go Kapolei  HONOLULU Magazine

First envisioned for development in 1955, designated as O'ahu's second city in the '70s, the 'Ewa Plain has continued growing. With more than 100000 people ...



ACLU Hawaii expands Title IX lawsuit against DOE to a class action lawsuit  KITV Honolulu

A local civil rights group is still pushing to put boys and girls on equal playing fields. Last December, the American Civil Liberties Union of Hawaii filed a federal ...



Boise State roster countdown 2019: Day 35, Kukea Emmsley  One Bronco Nation Under God

Camp starts this coming Friday and we're FREAKING OUT. With 35 days left until kickoff, it's just in the nick of time. Speaking of which, today's highlightee wears ...



New Program Launches to Help Hawai'i Educators Buy Homes  Big Island Now

HEC reports that they have partnered with Landed, a down payment assistance and homebuyer education program aimed at helping educators afford to buy ...



Maunakea Scholars Program awards outstanding astronomy students  UH System Current News

Students from King Kekaulike High School and Kapolei High School have been awarded highly coveted telescope time.



West Maui Rep. Says “Vehicle Miles Traveled” Proposal is Unfair  Maui Now

Representative Angus L.K. McKelvey (West Maui, Mā'alaea, North Kīhei) has written a letter to Governor David Ige and Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation ...



Hot, muggy weather continues as more records fall  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Hot and humid weather continues today, with a light to moderate, east-southeast wind flow expected to prevail throughout the Hawaiian isles through Friday.



ACLU Says Hawaii Schools Are Suspending Too Many Students  Honolulu Civil Beat

Last year's release of federal school discipline data for the 2015-16 school year showed a big racial disparity among school suspensions in Hawaii, one that ...



Kapolei standout Aaron Faumui signs for University of Virginia, flips verbal commitment from Rainbow Warriors  Hawaii News Now

The Rainbow Warrior football team missed out on one of the state's top recruits on National Signing Day as Kapolei High School's defense star Aaron Faumui ...



Ex-Hawaii football coach June Jones accepts job as Kapolei offensive coordinator  Hawaii News Now

Former University of Hawaii head football coach June Jones has agreed to become the next offensive coordinator at Kapolei High School, the team's coach said ...



Students shine at Leeward science and engineering fair  UH System Current News

It was standing room only at the March 14 awards ceremony for the 33rd Annual Leeward District Science and Engineering Fair held at Leeward Community ...



Hoopili on the map - Pacific Business News  Pacific Business News (Honolulu)

After more than 10 years of planning and 18 months of construction, turning over the first key was more than a business transaction.



Maunakea Scholars Expands to Every Major Island  Big Island Now

Maunakea Observatories reports that its signature Maunakea Scholars program will, for the first time, be available to schools on every major Hawaiian island.



Students seek to restore Makakilo mountainside, one sapling at a time  Hawaii News Now

A pilot reforestation project with big hopes is taking place in Leeward Oahu.



Kealakehe Student Recognized as Top Big Island Scholar by HLTA  Big Island Now

One senior from each of Hawai'i's 42 public high schools received a $1000 scholarship for his or her post-graduate education from HLTA.



Campbell High overcrowding hits 'emergency' status, school officials say  Hawaii News Now

The largest high school in the state is growing so rapidly that officials say they have no idea where they'll put students if they don't get funding to build new ...



Police investigating a double shooting in Kapolei - Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather  KITV Honolulu

Sad news on this New Year's Day. Police are investigating a fatal shooting in Kapolei.



State eyes flavored e-cigarette ban to curb teen vaping | News, Sports, Jobs  Maui News

HONOLULU — The first state to limit tobacco and electronic cigarette sales to people 21 and older is contemplating a new nicotine crackdown: outlawing flavore.



Some of Hawaii's top athletes sign with top-notch colleges  Hawaii News Now

On Wednesday morning more than 60 students from around the island of Oahu signed their names on the dotted line and started a new chapter in their story, ...



Sen. Schatz announces student nominees for US Service Academies  Hawaii News Now

Some 43 high school students across the state have been nominated by Sen. Brian Schatz to attend one of four prestigious *service* academies.



Enrollment drops at town public schools, prompting rumors one school will close  Hawaii News Now

Public school enrollment in the urban Honolulu area has fallen in the last five years while enrollment in Ewa and Kapolei, where families have moved in search ...



Jerry Rice looks to inspire next generation of local players at free camp  Hawaii News Now

Pro Football Hall of Fame wide receiver Jerry Rice has been to the island 13 times for the NFL's Pro Bowl, but this time around is much different. The former San ...



JROTC cadets showcase drill competition skills  Hawaii Army Weekly

KAPOLEI — Waianae High School JROTC cadets stand at parade rest before their next drill performance in the Pacific Region JROTC Drill Championship, ...



24 Hour Fitness® Celebrates New Club in Kapolei, HI  Business Wire

KAPOLEI, Hawaii--(BUSINESS WIRE)--24 Hour Fitness is joining West-Oahu's fastest-growing community in Kapolei, with a new club in the recently opened Ka ...



161 Students From Across the Country Named 2018 US Presidential Scholars  U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the 54th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their ...



Police and volunteers continue search for Maui woman missing for over a week  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Maui police are continuing to follow up on leads on a missing 35-year-old woman who was last seen on May 8. Police said they received a 911 call Tuesday ...



Sen. Hirono Nominates 44 Hawai'i Students to U.S. Service Academies  Big Island Now

Sen. Mazie K. Hirono announced her nomination of 44 students to the U.S. military *service* academies for the Class of 2022.



Calendar for June 29  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

Arts & Exhibits. TODAY, June 29. ADVERTISING. LIFE IS A FORM, THE REST IS JUST A VIEW. Where: East Hawaii Cultural Center, 141 Kalakaua St., Hilo.



Former UH football coach June Jones takes assistant coaching job in Canada  Hawaii News Now

Former University of Hawaii football coach June Jones is leaving St. Louis School for an assistant coaching job with the Canadian Football League's Hamilton ...



Farmers Markets Calendar: February 2019  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

If you run a farmers market and want it listed here, email joshiro@staradvertiser.com or send information to Honolulu Star-Advertiser, 500 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite ...



EXCLUSIVE: Ethics ruling could put public school trips in jeopardy  Hawaii News Now

Trips by hundreds and perhaps thousands of Hawaii public school students could be in jeopardy after the state Ethics Commission said teachers are breaking ...



Driver killed in high speed fiery crash in Kapolei  Hawaii News Now

A witness says he was sitting outside having his morning coffee when the Jeep Cherokee came speeding down the residential street and flew into the dead end ...



William S. Richardson School of Law named top Asian law school  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

The William S. Richardson School of Law said it has been named the No. 1 Asian law school in the nation by the latest issue of preLaw magazine, based on the ...



Teacher who won HSTA election threatens court action  Hawaii News Now

The man who won the election last month to become the next president of the state's teacher union said he will go to court to prevent union leaders from ...



Calendar for June 22  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Arts & Exhibits. TODAY, June 22. ADVERTISING. LIFE IS A FORM, THE REST IS JUST A VIEW. Where: East Hawaii Cultural Center, 141 Kalakaua St., Hilo.



King Kekaulike Student Awarded Employee Scholarship from McDonald's  Maui Now

King Kekaulike High School student, Alona Sabugo, who works in Pukalani, was among a list of 10 McDonald's employees who were awarded employee ...



Tulsi Gabbard and Ed Case introduce proposal to extend health care coverage to Pacific Island veterans  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

U.S. Reps. Tulsi Gabbard and Ed Case are among a group of congressional representatives who introduced the Compact of Free Association (COFA) Veterans ...



Concerns expressed as Hawaii prepares to open first medical marijuana dispensary  KITV Honolulu

Despite looming questions, the first medical marijuana dispensary is slated to open next week. For Jari Sugano and her family, the milestone is a victory in ...



USGS lowers Kilauea Volcano alert level back to normal  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

The U.S. Geological Survey has moved Kilauea Volcano's alert level back to normal, signifying an end to one of the most voluminous eruptions in Hawaii island ...



Boise State roster countdown 2018: Day 60, Kukea Emmsley  One Bronco Nation Under God

This is our last day in the 60s. And, as luck would have it, this is a number that is currently unassigned. To that end, we usually just plug in a dude that is not ...



Astronomy Students Students Awarded Coveted Telescope Time  Big Island Now

Maunakea Observatories staff awarded the 2017-18 school year winners of the Maunakea Scholars program.



UH astronomers help local high school students compete for telescope time  UH System Current News

UH astronomers are playing a key role in the first program in the world of its kind to provide observing time on a world-class telescope for Hawaii's aspiring ...



Polynesian Bowl names Taulia Tagovailoa, Faatui Tuitele among 2019 selections  Hawaii News Now

With the 2018 Polynesian Bowl just two weeks away, preparations for the 2019 event have already begun as the Polynesian Bowl announced its first ...



Sign work to close H-1 westbound in Kunia for 3 nights  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

The H-1 freeway westbound will be closed nightly between the Kunia Road offramp (Exit 5B) and the Ewa offramp (Exit 5A) for four nights, starting 9 p.m. ...



Baldwin Robotics Captures Regional Title, Heads to World Championship  Maui Now

A three-team robotics alliance led by Baldwin High School captured the 2016 Hawaiʻi FIRST Regional Competition this weekend at the Stan Sheriff Center on ...



Christmas Calendar  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

FAMILY FUN. Christmas at the Hukilau Marketplace: Enjoy selfies with Santa Claus, train rides and live Nativity performances. 6:30-8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays ...



Mililani's JROTC competes in West Point Society Drill Meet  Hawaii Army Weekly

Story and photo by. Cadet Capt. Thomas Schiller Army JROTC Program Mililani High School. MILILANI — The high school Army JROTC Program, here, ...



Rep. Hanabusa talks Trump, Russia investigation, rail during town hall  KITV Honolulu

Hawaii U.S. Representative Colleen Hanabusa held a town hall meeting in Kapolei, Thursday evening.



Police seeking witnesses in critical motorcycle-car crash on Big Isle  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

A 38-year-old Waikoloa man sustained critical injuries in a two-vehicle crash in South Kohala Thursday. Police said a white 2018 Nissan Altima operated by a ...



$100K from Kalaeloa Partners funds scholarships at Leeward CC | University of Hawaiʻi System News  UH System Current News

Leeward Community College students will soon benefit from more scholarships thanks to a $100,000 gift from Kalaeloa Partners, LP . The Kalaeloa Partners ...



Kauai beach reopens after whale carcass removed  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Following the removal of a whale carcass on Sunday, officials said Kealia Beach on Kauai reopened to the public sometime after 10 a.m. today. Ocean Safety ...



Tua Tagovailoa's younger brother, Taulia, commits to Alabama football  Hawaii News Now

Tua Tagovailoa won't be the only quarterback from Hawaii on the Alabama a year from now, and he won't be the only Tagovailoa on the roster either. Nearly two ...



Josh Green wins Democratic nod for lieutenant governor  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

UPDATE: 12:07 a.m.. State Sen. Josh Green from Hawaii island will be the Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor, maintaining a 3-point lead over fellow ...



Two Maui Students Nominated to US Service Academies  Maui Now

US Senator Mazie K. Hirono and US Senator Brian Schatz of Hawaiʻi announced their nomination of two Maui students to the US military *service* academies for ...



Crimson Apple's homecoming show at Hawaiian Brian's  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

PHOTOS BY KAT WADE / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER | May 25, 2019 | Updated on May 25, 2019 at 8:27 pm. SHARE. Crimson Apple, a band of ...



Tsunami warning center officials investigate bogus earthquake message  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center on Oahu said there is no tsunami threat in the Pacific after a “fabricated message was circulated” about a large earthquake ...



Three Hawai'i Island Students Accepted to US Military Academies  Big Island Now

Hawai'i students from Konawaena and Kamehameha Schools were honored by the Military Affairs Council.



State Dept. Of Education announces employee, team of the year  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Hawaii Department of Education announced its 2012 "Employee of the Year" and "Team of the Year" awards during a ...



Hanauma Bay remains closed after high levels of bacteria found  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Hanauma Bay is closed this morning after the state detected elevated levels of enterococci at the beach. The city had closed the beach Thursday afternoon after ...



Island Idol contestants hit the stage at Windward Mall  KITV Honolulu

The top four contestants took center stage Saturday at Windward Mall.



Police search for driver in fatal Kona hit-and-run  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

A Kailua-Kona man died this morning in a hit-and-run accident this morning in front of the Kailua-Kona Public Library. Police were called to the scene on ...



Hawaiian crows make first nest in Big Island forest  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

A breeding pair of alala, or Hawaiian crows, has built a nest at the Pu'u Maka'ala Natural Area Reserve on Hawaii island — a sight unseen in Hawaii forests for ...



Nearly 1,000 beachgoers stung as jellyfish invasion keeps Oahu lifeguards busy  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Nearly 1,000 people were stung today by box jellyfish at five beaches on Oahu's south, west and north shores, city Department of Emergency Services officials ...



Malama Learning Center aims to revitalize Waianae Mountains  KITV Honolulu

Malama Learning Center, a local nonprofit dedicated to conserving the culture and sustainability of Hawai`i through education, recently announced a new ...



News - JROTC students discover Corps lifestyle  DVIDS

MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII, Hawaii - Sixty high school students stepped out of the classroom to learn a lesson from Marines during a weeklong visit to ...



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