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ハワイ州は子育て負担費の高い州

ローカルニュース - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 08:31
 Child Care Aware of Americaが発表した最新の調査結果で、ハワイ州は、手ごろな幼稚園や保育園などに入園するのが全米で8番めに難しい州で、子育てにおいての費用負担が大きい州であることが明らかになった。 2012年の調査結果によると、全米での幼稚園児や保育園児の育児コストの平均年間費用は約$12,400で、ハワイ州では、平均的な両親の合計収入の14%が幼稚園や保育園の費用に当てられているほか、幼児の育児コストが、大学の学費より約44%も上回っているとしている。
参考:KHON2

多くの市民が皆既月食を鑑賞

ローカルニュース - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 08:24
 ハワイ州各地では昨夜、月全体が地球の影に隠れる皆既月食の観測会が開催され、多くの市民が夜空の神秘現象を楽しんだ。 オアフ島のビショップ博物館で開催された月食観測会には1,000名以上の市民が訪れ、ビショップ博物館のマイク・シャナハン氏は「今回の観測会は大盛況で、皆さんの自然の天文ショーを体験するチャンスを見逃したくないとの想いが伝わりました」と語っている。 ハワイ州で前回皆既月食が観測できたのは2011年11月で、次回の皆既月食は今年10月に起こることになっている。
参考:KHON2

Duo from Schofield Barracks wins Best Ranger competition

Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 04:39
Of 50 two-man teams entered in the Army's grueling annual Best Ranger competition at Fort Benning, Ga., only 26 made it into the third and final day of the event.

Suspect in Maui burglary is missing woman's ex-boyfriend

Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 04:39
The family of missing Maui woman Carly "Charli" Scott, who disappeared in February, is pleased with the arrest of her ex-boyfriend on a burglary charge.

Asbestos delays council chambers renovations

Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 04:39
The discovery of asbestos in the flooring of the City Council chambers at Honolulu Hale may have upped the price tag and stalled completion of the historic room's first major face-lift in roughly four decades, but work has begun anew.

LA man faces charges of ID theft

Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 04:39
An alleged con man from Los Angeles is in Honolulu to face charges of running an ATM skimming operation in Waikiki last summer.

Slaying suspect called flight risk

Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 04:39
The city prosecutor wants a state judge to deny bail for a murder defendant who is accused of dismembering his victim.

Proposals would modify limits on Kauai shoreline construction

Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 04:39
The Kauai County Council Planning Committee will rework a bill that calls for an update and tightening of the setback law for construction on shoreline properties.

Man who stole millions gets 3-year term

Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 04:39
By the time the Internal Revenue Service caught up with Windward Oahu plumber and real estate agent Francis E. Chandler III, all he had left in his bank account was about $900,000.

Abercrombie apologizes to Inouye's widow

Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 04:39
Gov. Neil Abercrombie apologized on Monday for casting doubt on a letter from U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye that urged the governor to name U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa as his successor.

State to eradicate Waimanalo little fire ants

Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 04:39
Within a month, state agricultural crews will begin eradicating colonies of little fire ants within about a 4-acre area of Waimanalo.

4 nonprofits join defense of GMO law

Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 04:39
Four nonprofit organizations were allowed to join Kauai County in defending a new ordinance that regulates pesticide use and genetically modified crops against a federal lawsuit by seed companies challenging its legality.

Student shows real promise with her photography skills

Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 04:39
To see as Rachel Handlin sees is to be ever present, ever engaged in the emergent moment.

Kokua Line: Transportation Department informed of trashy lookout

Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 04:39
Question: On Pali Highway, there's a drive-off to a lookout where you can see the Honolulu Memorial Park pagoda. A lot of old building material and other stuff has been thrown over the side. Can you kindly inform whoever takes care of this area?

911 Report

Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 04:39
Copper stolen from reservoir monitor • Woman killed in moped crash identified

Newswatch

Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 04:39
Man pleads not guilty to Kailua murder • Assault is now a murder case after victim dies

Corrections and Clarifications

Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 04:39
The Honolulu Star-Advertiser strives to make its news report fair and accurate. If you have a question or comment about news coverage, call Ed Lynch, managing editor/news, at 529-4758.

Obituaries

Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 04:39
Carol Zane Atkinson • Hiroshi Azeka • Joan Felicidad Cambra • James C. Carter • Adelina Ramos Duldulao • Herminia Duque Dumalanta • Milan L. Fleming • Phyllis Marie Hamilton • and more

Kokua Line: Waimea Bay's bushes OK but Sharks Cove's need trim

Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 04:39
Question: The grass and bushes along the road around Waimea Bay and Sharks Cove block some of the best views in the world.