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Besides COVID-19, another infectious disease has reached Hawaii -- and it's putting health experts on alert. While they declined to classify the current outbreak a public health emergency, that doesn't mean we're out of the woods just yet.

A HORRIFYING DISCOVERY | A Michigan mom has been charged with murder after the body of her 3-year-old son was found in a freezer. The child's body was discovered early Friday after police officers responded to the home to conduct a wellness check.

EXPANDING PUNCHBOWL | New renovations are underway at the National Cemetery of the Pacific with hopes of expanding services for fallen veterans and their families. The new section will create nearly 3,400 hundred new spaces.

POT PROBLEMS | Using recreational marijuana is associated with a higher risk of emergency room care and being hospitalized for any reason, a new study has found.

MAUI RESCUE | A Maui teen is in critical condition after falling approximately 80 feet from a cliff into the ocean near Kailua over the weekend.

SCAM ALERT | At first, Manuel Romero assumed the text message he received appearing to have come from the United States Postal Service was real because he was actually expecting a package. Now, he's calling attention to the scam.

Honolulu police are investigating a brazen theft at Ala Moana Shopping Center Monday.

CHINATOWN THIEVES | Chinatown businesses are dealing with an uptick in grab-and-go thefts -- and business owners are dealing with the losses.


INCREDIBLE video captures manta rays dancing in waters off O'ahu this past Saturday ? Mahalo, Ren Taylor

JUST IN: Owners of a 197-foot luxury yacht are being ordered to pay $100,000 after dropping the vessel's anchor on coral in Kailua Bay on Hawai'i Island, damaging approximately 431 coral colonies

"Waipahu lighting it up. Probably the most I ever seen" - Terry Reis ??

Pro-Trump protesters carrying flags march through the Capitol building, chanting "we want Trump," forcing a lockdown with members of Congress inside.

Chief Ballard has identified the two officers killed in today's Diamond Head shooting as Tiffany Enriquez and Kaulike Kalama

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Telescope relocation talks atop Mauna Kea attracting new attention

Stuttgart, Germany: Rupa & the April Fishes asked thousands attending their show to join in solidarity with the 'protectors of Mauna Kea.' They wrote on Facebook, "It is crucial to stand with indigenous people when they take a stand. We stand with you and your beloved mountain."

BREAKING: Third Bruno Mars concert at Aloha Stadium announced. Tickets go on sale August 3rd Story here: #IslandNews 

HUNDREDS RESCUED IN WAIKIKI | A large surf swell today along the south shore of Oahu had lifeguards scrambling to save lives. Over 320 rescues and assists were performed Tuesday, after large swells as big as 10-12 feet hit the south shore.