Thirty-one year-old Kris Gungon apparently drowned while trying to rescue a woman who was in danger in the pool at the foot of Waimea Falls.
He was found guilty of murder, attempted murder and other felonies, but a jury could not decide if Toby Stangel deserves to spend the rest of his life in prison. On Monday, the jury was divided when it came to approving an extended sentence for Stangel.
The massive swell that slammed south shores over the past five days led to dozens of rescues. One Oahu surfer avoided being another statistic, but his board and GoPro camera were not as lucky. That’s what he thought until fate intervened.
Hundreds of Hawaii’s working families could call the corner of Ward and Halekauwila home. The Howard Hughes Corp. wants to build a 400-foot-tower across Sports Authority.
It’s been on the books for some time that if you’re in the front seat of a vehicle, you need to buckle up. The law now includes those in the back seat. Many drivers KHON2 spoke with had no idea of the new rules and that there’s no warning or grace period.
A monstrous tornado at least a half-mile wide roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods and destroying an elementary school with a direct blow as children and teachers huddled against winds up to 200 mph. At least 51 people were killed, and officials said the death toll was expected to rise.
Police on the Big Island are investigating a possible murder in Pahoa.
High priced military loans, fake rental properties, phony jury duty summons and misleading car sales are just some of the tactics being used to get your personal information.
Gov. Neil Abercrombie signed a new seat belt law requiring everyone in a vehicle, front and back, to buckle up. The law aims to save lives and reduce serious injuries from vehicle crashes in Hawaii.
A large south swell will keep surf above the advisory level. The National Weather Service says a high surf advisory will remain in effect until 6 p.m. Tuesday.