Federal spending cuts are putting a damper on another Fourth of July celebration.
Tuesday the navy announced it has cancelled the traditional fireworks show at Kauai's Pacific Missile Range facility.
In addition, a picnic on July 3 will only be open to DOD, identification cardholders of their families and recreational pass holders.
Pearl Harbor already cancelled its Fourth of July fireworks show, also due to federal budget cuts.
A California company is proposing a second wind farm next to the current Kahuku wind farm.
Murder suspect Bryan Suitt made his first court appearance in California on Wednesday. He's accused of killing 34-year-old Alex Gonzales and dumping his dismembered body in a Waipio ravine in September.
The mayor says ad sales would help close a huge budget gap. But at least one group believes the ads would spoil Hawaii's beauty.