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Kaiser graduate speaks out about Amtrak incident - Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather  KITV Honolulu

Out of a coma, 22 year old Aaron Salazar is finally speaking out, saying don't believe everything you hear.

Kaiser High School student killed in Hawaii Kai crash  KHON2

A 17-year-old boy is dead after a crash on Lunalilo Home Road in Hawaii Kai.

‘I Did Not Jump Off The Train’  Honolulu Civil Beat

Six months after police found Aaron Salazar comatose along a California railroad track, the Kaiser High School graduate is using his newly regained speech to ...

Former Kaiser High School teacher riding out the storm in North Carolina  KITV Honolulu

Adam Yeatts and his family live in Raleigh, North Carolina, about a 100-miles from where Florence made landfall.

Kaiser captain, student body president leads school through tough, tragic times  KHON2

HONOLULU (KHON2) - The Kaiser Cougars are 2-2-1 this season. One of their captains, Noah Matsumoto, is playing in just his second full season of football.

Hawaii soldier who threatened to shoot up Waikiki sentenced to 25 years for trying to aid Islamic State  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

A federal judge sentenced Schofield Barracks soldier Ikaika Erik Kang to 25 years in prison today for trying to help the Islamic State group, or IS. Senior U.S. ...

After canceled season, Kaiser Cougars land on their feet for 2018  KHON2

HONOLULU (KHON2) - Eleven months ago, the Kaiser High School football program was in absolute shambles able to field a team for just one game, a 71-0 ...

2018-19 Preseason Girls National High School Rankings  FloWrestling

USA Wrestling, FloWrestling and the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum are again partnered to create its preseason national rankings for high school ...

Flooding from heavy rains damages Kaiser High weight room  Hawaii News Now

Students at Kaiser High School are having to adjust their workouts after heavy rains earlier in the month flooded their weight room.

Kaiser and Aiea football battle to a draw, 12-12  Hawaii News Now

Back after what was a controversial end to last season, The Kaiser Cougars battled to a 12 - 12 draw with the Aiea Na Ali'i in their home opener of 2018.

Kaiser High School football season canceled after police called to campus  KHON2

Principal Justin Mew cited a "series of prevailing events and extreme concerns for student and staff safety."

Kaiser High first school from Hawaii to win international film festival award  Hawaii News Now

Henry J. Kaiser High School's Media Communications Learning Center (MCLC) became the first high school from Hawaii to compete and win an award at the All ...

Kaiser High School selects new head football coach  KHON2

Timothy Seaman has held coaching positions in football and track at Kaiser, and led Kaiser's junior varsity football program to an OIA Division II Championship ...

Kaiser football parent says video exonerates him  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

The parent whose confrontation with a Kaiser High School football coach ended the team's season early is asking a state judge to dismiss the criminal charges ...

Kaiser teen dies in solo truck crash  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Scores of tearful friends and family members lined the sidewalks of a Hawaii Kai neighborhood Friday afternoon near the site of a single-vehicle crash where a ...

Kaiser High School wins award in national film competition  KHON2

The group filmed in iconic locations such as Central Park, Grand Central Terminal, Grand Central NY Public Library and Bryant Park, and worked with a ...

Kaiser High School parents meet with lawyer over football controversy  Hawaii News Now

It's homecoming without the football game this year for the Kaiser High Cougars.

When it comes to computers, these Hawaii students are the teachers  Hawaii News Now

HAWAII KAI, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - When Jaron Schreiber enrolled at Kaiser High School he was disappointed there was no computer community on ...

Parent accused of Kaiser High coach assault due in court  Hawaii News Now

A parent accused of threatening and assaulting a former Kaiser High School football coach is expected to appear before a judge on Thursday.

Video shows altercation between Kaiser High coach, parents  Hawaii News Now

Students played an uplifting touch football game at Kaiser High School on Friday, as they sought to salvage homecoming celebrations.

Parent indicted for assault, harassment after altercation with Kaiser High coach  Hawaii News Now

An Oahu grand jury has indicted the parent who threatened a former Kaiser High School football coach.

Former Kaiser football parent Gregory Tartamella to stand trial  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Former Kaiser High School parent Gregory Tartamella is scheduled to stand trial in March on charges that he assaulted former head football coach Arnold ...

Embattled Kaiser High School football coach resigns - Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather  KITV Honolulu

The announcement comes after the team played only one game in the 2017 season due to a shortage of players.

Kaiser High School names Timothy Seaman as head football coach  KITV Honolulu

Kaiser High School's got a new football coach. Long-time physical education teacher Timothy Seaman will lead the program, which was forced to cancel its ...

The man indicted for allegedly assaulting former football coach changes plea  KITV Honolulu

The man indicted last November for allegedly assaulting Kaiser high school's former head football coach changed his plea to "no contest" this week. Gregory ...

At campuses statewide, students walk out to protest gun violence  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Thousands of Hawaii students walked out of class for 17 minutes Wednesday to honor the 17 people killed in a shooting at a ...

PHOTOS: 283 people in Red Cross shelters overnight, numbers expected to increase  KITV Honolulu

A total of 283 people staying in 16 shelters across the state of Hawaii. Hawaii Red Cross volunteers continue to serve those in the Aloha State as O'ahu ...

Hurricane Lane Red Cross Evacuation Center Update - Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather  KITV Honolulu

Hawaii Red Cross volunteers are supporting the following County evacuation centers across the State in response to Hurricane Lane. As of Thursday night, ...

Hawaii school cancels football season after police called to campus  USA TODAY High School Sports

Football season is over for a Hawaii high school after police were called to campus. A letter from the principal of Henry J. Kaiser (Honolulu) issued Tuesday ...

Kaiser High School band room swelters with broken AC, no windows  KHON2

In the band room that's insulated and with no windows to keep the sound in, it's like wearing a full body wool suit inside.

DOE superintendent's future possibly tied to outcome of Kaiser High School fraud investigation  KHON2

A fraud and misspending investigation launched in 2013 at Kaiser High School ended years later without anyone being charged. But now players on both sides ...

Electricity restored to most residents after crash near Kaiser High School  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

About 1,700 customers in Hawaii Kai were without power after a vehicle struck a switching vault near Kaiser High School this morning. The accident occurred at ...

Taiwanese group awards 15 public school scholarships - Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather  KITV Honolulu

A local Taiwanese cultural group awarded scholarships on Tuesday night to 15 recent public high school graduates. The Taiwanese Association of ...

St. Francis appeals ILH decision to forfeit undefeated football season  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Saint Francis School appealed the ILH's decision to forfeit the school's undefeated football season and ban them from this ...

A Hawaii college student is beaten, and his family demands answers  Hawaii News Now

Aaron Salazar was taking an Amtrak train back to Portland, Oregon, after a trip to visit his father in Denver. The 22-year-old Aina Haina man didn't make it to his ...

Kaiser High School briefly evacuated due to suspicious-looking package  KHON2

After inspection by police, It was determined that the package was not an explosive device.

Kaiser football coach steps down amid 'hostile environment'  Hawaii News Now

Kaiser football head coach Arnold Martinez announced that he is stepping down from the coaching role.

State wrestling champion Ikei to leave Hawaii for US Olympic Training Center  KHON2

Hawaii's reigning 112-pound state wrestling champion Tiare Ikei will forgo her senior year at the Hawaii Technology Academy to train full-time at the United ...

Parent charged with assaulting former Kaiser coach  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Gregory Tartamella, a parent of a student at Kaiser High School, has been indicted on charges of assaulting and harassing the school's former football coach ...

Authorities seek suspect in attack on Kaiser High student  Hawaii News Now

Kaiser High School has sent out an alert to parents after one of its students was assaulted this week as she was walking home from school.

HMSA to host 2018 Kaimana Awards luncheon  Hawaii News Now

HMSA will recognize nine schools and award scholarships to 16 high school seniors for excellence in academics, athletics, community *service*, healthy activities, ...

Kaiser High parents defend principal being investigated  Hawaii News Now

The award winning principal from Kaiser High School is under investigation and some parents are frustrated the Department of Education isn't giving more ...

Kaiser football team faces "modified" season due to shortage of players  KITV Honolulu

Kaiser High School's varsity football season is being cut short. The team was told last Friday, they'll have a "modified season" due to a shortage of players.

Kaiser football team looking at shortened season - Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather  KITV Honolulu

The varsity football team at Kaiser was told they'd have a Modified season Friday. That means they'd play two, maybe three games.

Suicide Attempt Or Hate Crime? A Family Searches For An Elusive Truth  Honolulu Civil Beat

Police say the Kaiser grad leapt out the window of a moving train in an attempted suicide. His Hawaii family says he was targeted for being gay.

Flex Football Looks to Make Impact on Oahu  KITV Honolulu

It's already being used amongst the top high school prospects in the nation at The Opening. Flex football shoulder pads are in practice by teams in the NFL ...

Rich Miano resigns as head football coach at Kaiser high school  Hawaii News Now

A little more than four months after leading Kaiser High School to the state's Division II championship, Rich Miano resigned as head coach on Wednesday.

College student from Hawaii in coma after beating in suspected hate crime  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

A 22-year-old gay college student with Hawaii ties is in a Reno hospital in a coma, and his family believes he may have been the victim of a hate crime.

Female Athletes Get The Short End Of The Stick At Some Hawaii High Schools  Honolulu Civil Beat

Female athletes in many Hawaii high schools aren't getting the equality that federal law promises them under Title IX. At Campbell High School, for instance, the ...

Kaiser HS 2015 valedictorian dies while hiking Manoa Falls  Hawaii News Now

A hiking accident at one of Oahu's most popular trails has claimed the life of Kaiser High School's 2015 top valedictorian. 19-year-old Kristi Takanishi died Friday ...

Longtime coach disappointed by recent resignations, conflicts with parents  KHON2

In the last four months, there have been at least two physical altercations reported involving a parent and a high school coach.

Spring Fun Guide 2018  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

EGG HUNTS AT CITY PARKS. Sponsored by the City & County of Honolulu's Department of Parks & Recreation: >> Kalakaua District Park, 10 a.m. to noon, ...

Rugby League Returns to Hawaii - Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather  KITV Honolulu

International Rugby League returns to Hawaii on Friday, Oct. 13 with the first-ever appearance of two Australian professional Rugby League teams at the eighth ...

Title IX Is Not Just About School Athletics  Honolulu Civil Beat

Parents with girls who plan to pursue high school sports, please take note. You may be surprised to learn 14 high schools do not have athletic lockers for female ...

Years after high-profile school shakeup, details finally come to light  KHON2

It was a high-profile public school shakeup -- a principal, star football coach, and other staff gone amid an investigation with no details made public. But a big ...

Father: Hawaii soldier who pledged allegiance to ISIS a 'great kid'  Hawaii News Now

The father of a Hawaii soldier who was arrested for ties to ISIS says he's shocked to hear the allegations, and believes his son may be suffering from ...

Kaiser High graduate killed in overnight moped accident  Hawaii News Now

An 18-year-old woman who sources say had recently graduated from Kaiser High School was killed late Wednesday night after being involved in a moped ...

Soldier accused of planning to bomb Hawaii is set to meet with a judge  KITV Honolulu

Lawyers for and against a soldier accused of planning to bomb Hawaii are set to meet with a judge today. Sergeant Ikaika Eric Kang pleaded not guilty on ...

Hawaii junior golfers to tee off with pros: Malia Nam  KHON2

Five of Hawaii's most talented junior golfers are set to tee it up with five of the best the P.G.A. Tour has to offer. It's the annual Hawaii Tourism Authority Pro-Junior ...

Kaiser students head to national film festival after beating 1,800 other teams  Hawaii News Now

Henry J. Kaiser High School's Media Communications Learning Center students produced a short film, "Remembering Margo", that has been chosen as an ...

Former UH star Chad Owens on a mission to motivate, returns for 'Field of Legends' Clinic  KHON2

Five years removed from a historic season that led to being named the Canadian Football League's Most Outstanding Player, former University of Hawaii ...

Hokule'a arrives at the Hawaii Kai Towne Center  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

The Polynesian voyaging canoe Hokule'a arrived at the Hawaii Kai Towne Center today as part of its “Mahalo, Hawaii Sail” tour of the state. The double-hulled ...

Farm Friday: Keiki and Plow - Biting Commentary - December 2017  HONOLULU Magazine

This emerging family-run organic farm in Hawai'i Kai is on a mission to educate families about their food and empower keiki.

Waimea advances to D2 semifinals

Waimea High School's varsity girls volleyball team advanced to the semifinals of the 2018 New City Nissan Girls Volleyball State Championships–Division II ...

Thousands turn out for inaugural Pacific Rim Cup at Aloha Stadium  Hawaii News Now

Hawaii soccer fans got a chance to watch international soccer stars under the bright lights of Aloha Stadium Thursday night.

24 Million Meals a Year  Hawaii Business Magazine

I have mostly fond memories of eating during my eight years in the public school system. I'm especially sentimental about the saimin and oven-roasted chicken I ...

Former MLB slugger Kila Ka'aihue accepts head coaching job at Kaiser  KHON2

Former Major League Baseball slugger Kila Ka'aihue has been selected as the new head baseball coach at Kaiser High School.

When it comes to seats in drivers ed, teens find demand far outstrips supply  Hawaii News Now

For his 16th birthday, Logan Duck wanted a seat in his high school's drivers ed class.

Nick Kurosawa: Honolulu Today  Hawaiipublicradio

Honolulu is in full summer mode. Sunny days, surf is up on the east side, everyone's wearing their coral friendly sunscreen, and happy hours are thriving,

Schofield soldier with alleged terror ties to remain in federal custody without bail  KHON2

In a motion, U.S. attorneys said Ikaika Kang's release could pose a danger to the community, and that he presents a substantial flight risk.

Mike Love: Evangelical Reggae  Hawaiipublicradio

Musician Mike Love layers a sax and trombone with the usual foursome to fuse jazz, rock, and spacey psychedelia with roots reggae. His message of non-stop ...

Maile Rachel Hale - Who Died in 9-11 Attack - Remembered by Students at Her Alma Mater, Kaiser High School  Hawaii Reporter

BY SEN. SAM SLOM, R-HAWAII KAI – As we commemorate the 10th anniversary of September 1, 2001, many of the documentaries and events held concentrate ...

Roy Yamaguchi is Throwing a 30th Anniversary Bash—And You're Invited  HONOLULU Magazine

(Sponsored) The father of Hawaiian-fusion will celebrate 30 years of success with an Islandwide food tour, kicking off on Thursday, Feb. 8, at the original Roy's in ...

Son of Honolulu Cookie Company founders to carry on business  Pacific Business News (Honolulu)

Hawaii-based retailer Honolulu Cookie Company has named Ryan Sung, son of founders Keith and Janet Sung, general manager.

New Twist In Possible Hate Crime Case Gives Family New Hope  Honolulu Civil Beat

Aaron Salazar's family has finally gotten the FBI to intervene in a mysterious incident that Amtrak contends was a suicide attempt.

Hawaii scientist helped bring closure to families of victims of 9/11 Pentagon attack  Hawaii News Now

Five terrorists killed 184 people when they hijacked and crashed American Airlines flight 77 into the Pentagon on September 11, 2001.

Sen. Schatz Nominates Two Big Island Students to U.S Service Academies  Big Island Now

U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz announced the names of 44 Hawai'i students nominated to attend one of our nation's *service* academies.

In Hawaii, Running Community Fights Bill To Ban Teens From Marathons  FloTrack

If passed, Proposed Measure SB2413 would ban teens under the age of 18 from competing in half marathons or full marathons.

Hawaii Seems Poised To Ban Coral-Damaging Sunscreen  Honolulu Civil Beat

Environmental groups and lawmakers gathered Wednesday at the Capitol in support of a bill to ban coral-damaging sunscreens. Senate Bill 2571 would prohibit ...

Higgins steps down as Kaiser's head football coach  KHON2

Sources indicated that time commitment was a major reason for Higgins' departure.

February 21 National Girls High School Wrestling Rankings  FloWrestling

The National Girls High School Rankings for February 21, 2018 have been released, recognizing the top high school girl wrestlers in the nation. It is the fourth ...

Hurricane Lane: What Dog Owners Should Know  American Kennel Club

As Hurricane Lane threatens Hawaii, the AKC is committed to providing dog owners with the resources needed to keep their pets and families safe.

Hospitality Industry Awards $52000 in Scholarships to Public School Seniors  Maui Now

Emily N. Mitra of Maui High School earned an additional $2500 scholarship from the Hawai'i Lodging & Tourism Association for being the top student from Maui.

A Loss For Tommy Waters Is A Loss For Mayor Caldwell  Honolulu Civil Beat

A jubilant mood filled Wisp Restaurant and Lounge near Diamond Head late Tuesday as Honolulu City Council candidate Tommy Waters hugged supporters ...

Lifelong educator recalled as 'mother of middle schools'  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Margaret Yuriko Oda, a pioneering educator who was born in a plantation town and left a lasting impact at schools across the islands, has died at 93. The former ...

Candidate Q&A: State House District 17 – Gene Ward  Honolulu Civil Beat

"The most important issue facing us in Hawaii Kai is a series of losses of open space due to aggressive development or expiring Kamehameha Schools leases ...

UH West Oʻahu Chancellor Maenette Benham named one of PBN's Women Who Mean Business  UH System Current News

The Pacific Business News award honors women who demonstrate exceptional leadership and outstanding work ethic, and who have a strong commitment to ...

Field Notes: Ring in the Lunar New Year with These Okinawan Lion Dancers  HONOLULU Magazine

Field Notes explores Honolulu's vast and varied scenes and subcultures. This month: Okinawa Lion Dancers.

National Girls High School Rankings (Jan. 31): No Changes At The Top  FloWrestling

The national girls high school rankings for January 31 have been released, recognizing the top high school girl wrestlers in the nation. It is the second ranking of ...

Rising Star: Kalani quarterback Seth Tina-Soberano  KHON2

Billy Hull of Hawaii Prep World is filling in for Coach Brian Te'o this week and says Kalani quarterback Seth Tina-Soberano is one of the best players in the state.

Saving Hawaii’s GOP: A Tough Job For 3 Candidates For Governor  Honolulu Civil Beat

Hawaii's Republican voters face a sharp choice in the race to carry the party banner into the gubernatorial election — and try to rescue the GOP from virtual ...

19-year-old dies after fall near popular Manoa trail  KITV Honolulu

Photos of 19-year-old Kristi Takanishi show a young woman who loved life and enjoyed living it outdoors. But last Wednesday tragedy came unexpectedly while ...

Cobble Hill's Digital Arts & Cinema Technology High School Receives $5000 Grant  BKLYNER

COBBLE HILL – Brooklyn's Digital Arts & Cinema Technology High School (284 Baltic Street) was recently awarded a $5,000 grant from IMAX as part of the ...

UPDATE: Teen charged for beating mother to death  Hawaii News Now

Honolulu police have opened a second-degree murder investigation after a 36-year-old woman was allegedly killed by her 15-year-old son in Waimanalo.

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 ...

Former UH coach Rich Miano applies for head coaching job  KHON2

Former University of Hawaii associate head coach Rich Miano confirmed Wednesday that he has applied for the university's vacant football head coaching ...

Teen killed in skateboarding accident identified  Hawaii News Now

Those who knew him said Reid Krucky loved to ride skateboards and snowboards. He was good at it.

Hawaii musicians put island twist on Bruno Mars hit  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Social media feeds off what's hot, and sometimes the result is hot garbage. Wading through all the muck to find the truly worthwhile stuff can frustrate you to the ...

Hawaii public schools struggle to provide athletes with top-rated helmets  KHON2

Even at the campuses with the best helmets available, your child may still be handed a lower-rated piece of equipment.

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, ...

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