Honolulu News for April 28th 2013

Parade for Manti Te'o in Hawaii goes on as planned, even though Te'o was in
Honolulu scheduled a big parade Saturday afternoon as a celebration for native son Manti Te’o on the weekend he was drafted into the NFL. The city gave a $2,000 grant for the event, according to Hawaii News Now, and the story said the remaining cost … More…

Kidnapping/Sexual Assault Suspect Wanted
Honolulu CrimeStoppers and the Honolulu Police Department are seeking the public's assistance in locating a male wanted for Kidnapping and Sexual Assault in the Third Degree. On April 25, 2013, at approximately 4:25 p.m., a juvenile female was walking More…

Antiquated Honolulu airport lobbies getting makeover – Hawaii
The state is converting its antiquated departure lobbies at Honolulu International Airport into more modern facilities. More…

Waipahu Mom: Freeway birth was a miracle
A Honolulu Police Department solo bike officer says it was divine intervention. A Waipahu mom calls it a miracle. To say baby Zahnyssa was excited to come into this world is an understatement. “She wanted everybody know that she was there,” mother More…

Police arrest man in connection with suspicious backpack – Hawaii News Now
Honolulu Police arrested a man in connection with a suspicious backpack that resulted in the shutdown of a block of Kalakaua Avenue in Waikiki. According to Honolulu Police Capt. Ryan Borges, the man was seen leaving the backpack in front of the More…

Community service helps new chefs
Community service helps new chefs. 8 mins ago. The shelves built by the Rotary Club of Honolulu and West Honolulu will be used to display the culinary offerings of new chefs. 4-27 EARLY EDUCATION More…

City Council committee OKs islandwide smoking ban
approval Tuesday from the City Council Public Safety and Economic Development Committee. Bill 25 (2013) comes on the heels of a measure signed into law by Mayor Kirk Caldwell earlier this month that bans smoking at seven East Honolulu beach parks. More…

Online voting set to begin for neighborhood board seats
The Honolulu Neighborhood Commission Office has mailed passcodes to 180,000 eligible voters who may cast ballots online for contested seats on the 2013-2015 neighborhood boards. Voters may use the codes to cast ballots via computers through May 17 More…

Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell To Hold Town Halls Throughout May
Nothing better than a good ol' fashioned town hall meeting to get the civic juices flowing. Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell has scheduled six such events across the island to give people a chance to hear about his priorities. Among the topics he plans to More…

Unattended bag in Waikiki meant to scare people
The all clear issued just minutes ago after yet another bomb scare in Honolulu. Part of the Royal Hawaiian hotel was evacuated and nearby roads blocked off after police say a man deliberately left a bag behind, because he wanted to scare people. More…

'Occupy Honolulu' on the move again | KHON2 Hawaii's News Leader
The Occupy Honolulu movement has been forced to move once again. The King Street sidewalk of Thomas Square along with the parking in the area is closed More…

Kayakers rescued in waters off Honolulu
HONOLULU (AP) — There are no reported injuries after the Coast Guard and Honolulu Fire Department rescued a group of kayakers from the waters off Honolulu. The Coast Guard said in a press release that one of the kayakers called authorities Saturday More…

Officer Stephen Keogh Helps Deliver Baby On Honolulu Freeway For
HONOLULUHonolulu police Officer Stephen Keogh jokes that he didn't receive any training in obstetrics while in the academy, but he's been getting a lot More…

Outgoing Honolulu Club operator will take over new facility
After a contentious dispute with the owner of the Honolulu Club, its bankrupt operator said Friday that it will vacate the property on May 15 and open a new facility in Kakaako on the same day. Meridian Sports Clubs California LLC's lease is expiring More…

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Panel OKs school land development bill
HONOLULU (AP) – Hawaii lawmakers are moving forward with a pilot project to develop school lands to raise money for school infrastructure repairs. A committee of negotiators approved the bill Friday just minutes before the 6 p.m. deadline. The proposal More…

Baby born on Honolulu freeway during rush-hour – Hawaii News Now
A police officer delivered a baby girl on a Honolulu freeway during the morning rush-hour commute. More…

Man, 19, charged in mugging outside Blaisdell Center
Prosecutors today charged a 19-year-old Kapahulu man in the alleged robbery of seven teens Thursday night off Ward Avenue in Honolulu with the help of younger teenage boys. Richie Michael was charged with five counts of second-degree robbery, along More…

Dog lost at Honolulu airport reunited with owner one month later
Last week, KHON2 told you about a dog that had been missing at Honolulu International Airport for a month. The dog has been found and reunited with its owner. It took a lot of help from volunteers to help find Victor the dog. And it also took the love More…

Parker's absence delays trial in burglary of home
HONOLULU >> Trial has been delayed for a man accused of burglarizing "South Park" co-creator Trey Parker's home on Kauai after Parker didn't show up for a recent hearing. Parker was subpoenaed to testify in the first-degree burglary case against former More…

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