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US & Canada · Honolulu

Honolulu Police Commission picks Logan for new police chief

75% Center coverage: 4 sources
The Honolulu Police Commission chose retired Army Maj. Gen. Arthur Logan from among four finalists. Logan takes over from Interim Chief Rade Vanic. The department is still recovering from the 2019 conviction of former chief Louis Kealoha. He used his law enforcement power to frame his then-wife's uncle for stealing their mailbox.See the Story
Kihei · Kihei

Maui Brewing Places ‘Stalking Horse’ Bid for Modern Times Beer, Auction Slated for Early June

Kihei, Hawaii-based Maui Brewing Company has placed a “stalking horse” bid to acquire San Diego, California-based Modern Times Beer, which has been accepted by a court-appointed receiver.See the Story
US & Canada · Hilo

Ten arrested in Hilo for outstanding warrants

100% Center coverage: 2 sources
The warrants were for contempt of court, violating conditions of bail and parole revocation. The seven men and three women arrested are all Hilo residents. Police ask anyone with any information relative to the whereabouts of other wanted fugitives to call the department's non-emergency line at (808) 935-3311.See the Story
Hawaii · Hawaii

Just Married! James Lafferty and Alexandra Park Tie the Knot in Hawaii

100% Center coverage: 2 sources
James Lafferty and Alexandra Park tied the knot in Hawaii on Thursday. The actor, 36, and the actress, 33, confirmed their relationship in 2018. The couple met three years prior on the set of Park's soap opera, One Tree Hill. The wedding was officiated by Mario Testino and attended by family and friends.See the Story
US & Canada · Hawaii County

County pays $135,000 to settle defamation lawsuit

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Hawaii County has agreed to pay $135,000 to settle a defamation lawsuit filed by two former employees. Pat Nakamoto and Shyla Ayau sued former County Council Chairman Dominic Yagong, former County Clerk Jamae Kawauchi and a private investigator. They said former county officials besmirched their reputations by saying they'd been fired.See the Story
US & Canada · Hawaii

Kalanianaole school play court clears final environmental hurdle

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
A new covered play court will be built at Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole Elementary and Intermediate School in Papaikou. A finding of no significant impact in a final environmental assessment for the project was released Monday. The structure will be approximately 10,200-square-feet and will provide one standard-sized high school basketball court, two smaller basketball courts, and two standard high school-sized volleyball courts.See the Story
Honolulu · Honolulu

PHOTO: River of Celebration

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
About 4,000 of the fish-shaped wind socks were hung for the Koinobori no Sato Matsuri festival at five locations in Tatebayashi, Gunma prefecture. The festival ran through May 15 and was part of Japan's annual Children's Day celebration.See the Story
Hawaii County · Hawaii County

Big Island Now : Chief Justice Appoints Two to Big Island District Family Court Bench

District Family Court of the 3rd Circuit on the Big Island will have two new judges, if confirmed. Jill M. Hasegawa was appointed to replace Judge Mahilani Hiatt, who retired. Joanna E. Sokolow will replace Judge Wendy DeWeese. Both appointments are subject to state Senate confirmation.See the Story
Hawaii County · Hawaii County

Big Island Now : Hawaiian Ancestral Remains, Treasures Repatriated From Ireland

Pictured from left during the official ceremony at Ulster Museum are Kathryn Thomson, chief executive officer of the National Museums Northern Ireland; Dane Uluwehi Maxwell, Mana Caceres, Kalehua Caceres and Starr Kalahiki with Hui Iwi Kuamoʻo; and Aaron Snipe from the U.S. Embassy in London.See the Story

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