Latest KITV Stories

2009-03-04 10:30:00

HONOLULU, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- KITV has unveiled its new and highly innovative traffic reporting system that will significantly help Honolulu drivers ease their daily commute. The station is the first local television station in Hawaii committed to bringing their audience real-time, data-driven traffic reports each week day morning. KITV has introduced their viewers to Beat the Traffic(R), a patented traffic solution and to its cutting-edge technology to provide a dynamic 3-D perspective...

2009-01-15 07:30:00

Federal regulators will be watching Hawaii closely on Thursday, as the state makes the move off analog TV signals early because of an endangered bird. Hundreds of people in the state have been calling support lines for help while purchasing digital converters amongst the rush to go digital. Many contractors and volunteers are making house calls to help residents hook up their converter boxes. "If I had to do this myself, I would probably get so frustrated and break something," said florist...

2008-12-17 00:23:18

Police and wildlife officials said they were scrambling to catch or kill a 4-foot iguana spotted in a Honolulu neighborhood. Authorities said the invasive reptile, which is illegal to keep in Hawaii, was first reported by resident Marc Inouye, who said he saw the green beast sunning itself in an area with tropical rain forest-type conditions, KITV in Honolulu reported Wednesday. I was shocked, shocked. I have never seen that type of reptile out here, Inouye said. State Agriculture Department...

2008-12-10 20:35:10

A spokesman for the Gap said eight boxes of women's undergarments bound for the store apparently fell off of a truck and covered a Hawaiian highway. The ladies' undergarments were first reported by motorists on the H-1 Freeway in Honolulu during commuting hours Monday morning, KITV-Honolulu reported Wednesday. A Gap store manager at the Pearlridge shopping center initially speculated the items might be related to a theft two weeks ago at the location. However, company officials said they...

2008-09-10 21:00:26

A 40-year-old surfer in Hawaii was in serious condition at a Honolulu hospital after being bitten by a shark. The man was bitten at about 5 p.m. Tuesday near Kahana Bay in Ka'a'awa, KITV, Honolulu, reported Wednesday. A fellow surfer accompanied the man to shore near Kahana Bay, the station reported. He reportedly sustained two shark bites; one took out 90 percent of his outer right thigh. "He actually was a big help. He's the one that controlled the bleeding until firefighters and...

2008-07-09 18:00:19

A giant sperm whale carcass off the coast of an Hawaiian island attracted dozens of sharks, concerned area residents said. The feeding frenzy moved to within a short distance of divers and a resort area near Kahuku Point, leading some to urge it be towed away, KITV in Honolulu reported Wednesday. There were divers just right, maybe a couple hundred yards from the carcass and they had no idea the carcass was there, said videographer Alex Werjefelt, who photographed the event. This thing...

2008-06-19 00:00:20

Searchers Wednesday had no success in finding a small airplane carrying a pilot and two Japanese tourists that disappeared the day before. The Cessna 172 took off from Kona Airport Tuesday morning for a tour of Kilauea and the Big Island but failed to return, KITV in Honolulu reported. Tourism industry officials said the two passengers were from Japan. Sources told the TV station the pilot of the plane, operated by the Hawaii Flight Academy, had been flying in the region for the past...

Word of the Day
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'