The Imelda Tapes
In 2022, as Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. sought to reclaim the seat his father once held, Hawaii News Now stumbled across hours of archival footage from the Marcos’ years in Hawaii. “The Imelda Tapes” tell the story of a woman who had a single goal: Redemption.
Homicide at Hawaii Loa Ridge
In court documents, police say 23-year-old Juan Tejedor Baron confessed to killing 73-year-old Hawaii Loa homeowner Gary Ruby and then encasing his body in a bathtub filled with concrete. The murder has shocked the affluent community where Ruby lived and thrown a family into mourning.
The Navy water crisis is not yet a month old. But the threat posed by the Red Hill underground fuel storage facility is decades in the making. To help the community better understand how we got here and what’s at stake, Hawaii News Now partnered with Honolulu Civil Beat to put together this special report.
I Just Shot John Lennon
To mark the 40th anniversary of Lennon’s death, Hawaii News Now dug into the archives and conducted interviews with those who were there to help tell the Hawaii story of the man who killed one of the world’s biggest stars and understand the woman who has never left his side, his wife Gloria.
Pele’s Path: The Journey Home
Hundreds of homes were lost in the 2018 Kilauea eruption, and those whose homes remain are still having trouble going home.
Conflict on Mauna Kea
This special HNN mini-documentary takes a look at how the TMT telescope protest has evolved, where people on both sides of the issue stand, and what the state’s response to the conflict has been.
Exile in Hawaii
In this special digital documentary, HNN explores how one the largest political scandals in modern history landed in the Aloha State, and why ― decades later ― the controversy surrounding the Marcos family is far from resolved.
Beyond The Rainbow
To mark 25 years since the release of “Facing Future,” the most successful Hawaii album of all time, Hawaii News Now compiled a special series and digital documentary that looked at IZ’s life and his legacy.
Pele’s Path: Eyewitness to History
Covering a disaster like the eruptions on the Big Island takes a toll. And no one knows that better than the team of HNN reporters who have helped cover this remarkable story — of devastation and creation.
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