Beloved Oahu surfer and lifeguard Tamayo Perry is celebrated

The celebration of life for Ocean Safety lifeguard and professional surfer Tamayo Perry on Sunday drew more laughter than tears as friends and family paid tribute to a man who bubbled over with happiness from all the earthly goals that he had achieved and his certainty that he had a future in heaven.

Green signs public safety bills

Bills signed into law Tuesday expand the statute of limitation for civil litigation against predators who sexually abuse children, raise the age to buy ammunition to 21 — the legal age to purchase guns in Hawaii — and mandate the state’s law enforcement agencies to hire more women and nonbinary police officers.

South Korean president to visit Hawaii

South Korea President Yoon Suk Yeol will be on Oahu this week to meet with top U.S. military officials before flying to Washington, D.C., to deliver a keynote address at the 2024 NATO Public Forum.

4 new laws address tourism, environment

Gov. Josh Green signed four bills into law Monday that would create action plans to manage tourism, crack down on illegal commercial ocean activities, create a beach management plan for Oahu’s iconic North Shore and prohibit seabed mining in Hawaii state waters.