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Dolphin-Whale Hybrid Spotted Off Coast Of Kauai AP

Dolphin-Whale Hybrid Spotted Off Coast Of Kauai

It’s Hawaii’s first confirmed cross between a melon-headed whale and a rough-toothed dolphin.

Murder Defendant Mistakenly Released Is Now Back In Custody Hawaii Dept. of Public Safety

Murder Defendant Mistakenly Released Is Now Back In Custody

Updated:Hawaii County police said Brian Lee Smith called them from a pay phone Thursday night to turn himself in.

Appeals Court: Hawaii Can’t Restrict Openly Carrying A Gun In Public AP

Appeals Court: Hawaii Can’t Restrict Openly Carrying A Gun In Public

If the ruling stands, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling could lead to more guns in public in states like Hawaii and California that have restrictive laws.

 

Passengers Recount Moments After Lava Hit Tour Boat AP

Passengers Recount Moments After Lava Hit Tour Boat

A couple from Portland who both suffered burns still managed to shoot video of the mishap.

Suspect In Cop-Killing Dies In Shootout; Two Other People Wounded AP

Suspect In Cop-Killing Dies In Shootout; Two Other People Wounded

UPDATED: Justin Waiki had been the subject of a manhunt since a Big Island police officer was fatally shot during a traffic stop.

Two Arrested, But Suspected Shooter Still Sought In Cop Killing AP

Two Arrested, But Suspected Shooter Still Sought In Cop Killing

“We hope to get him today,” a police spokesman says of Justin Waiki after two of his associates were apprehended Thursday.

Authorities Search For Safe Spots For People To Watch Lava Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Authorities Search For Safe Spots For People To Watch Lava

A tour boat mishap that injured 23 people illustrates the danger of getting too close to the spectacle that many want to see.

Big Island Police Officer Fatally Shot; Suspect Sought AP

Big Island Police Officer Fatally Shot; Suspect Sought

UPDATED: Off-duty officers and some who returned to work from vacation and days off join the the manhunt.

Rocky The Monk Seal Births Another Pup — Back On Kauai Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Rocky The Monk Seal Births Another Pup — Back On Kauai

She caused a sensation last year when she gave birth to a pup named Kaimana on a crowded Waikiki beach.

Lava Flies Through Roof Of Tour Boat, Injuring 23 Hawaii DLNR

Lava Flies Through Roof Of Tour Boat, Injuring 23

UPDATED: A 20-year-old woman was in serious condition with a broken thigh bone. 

Hawaii Supreme Court Sides With Lesbian Couple In B&B Case AP

Hawaii Supreme Court Sides With Lesbian Couple In B&B Case

The court rejected the appeal of a B & B owner who had argued she should be able to turn away gay couples because of her religious beliefs.

Governor Signs Two Bills Tightening Hawaii’s Gun Laws Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Governor Signs Two Bills Tightening Hawaii’s Gun Laws

The measures ban bump stocks and decrease the amount of time people disqualified from gun possession have to turn in their weapons.