Local News

Abercrombie, Ige joust over fiscal leadership

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 04:59
Gov. Neil Abercrombie on Thursday night described himself as the quarterback who led the state out of the recession, while state Sen. David Ige, his challenger in the Democratic primary, said it was the Legislature that made the difficult decisions to temper the governor's tax and spending impulses.

Gay marriage, land use spur North Shore candidates

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 04:59
When Republican state Rep. Richard Fale made the decision to run for the state Senate, his sights were set squarely on incumbent state Sen. Clayton Hee, based largely on the Democrat's actions during the special session on gay marriage, an issue the freshman GOP representative felt should have been put to the people for a vote.

Foster Farms recalls chicken tied to outbreak

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 04:47
A California chicken producer has issued its first recall since being linked to an outbreak of an antibiotic-resistant strain of salmonella that has been making people sick for more than a year, company and federal food officials said.

Obituaries

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 04:47
Maria Vega Andrada • Barbara Rae Bedient • Jennifer Lynn Demotte • Caridad Amian Guntang • Shinayo Tagawa Imada • Tatsuo Imada • Carlmentina Pililani Kahookele • and more

Anger surges at Big Isle meeting

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 04:47
Hawaiians on Hawaii island sent federal officials off to Maui with the same message they've heard for the last 10 days: Let Native Hawaiians determine their own fate.

'Cocksure' arsonists set vehicles ablaze, Mililani activist says

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 04:47
Two men set fire Wednesday night to two vehicles owned by environmental activist Carroll Cox at his Mililani home.

Tugboat captain fined $10,000 for collecting coral, giant clams

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 04:47
The civilian captain of a Navy tugboat is having to pay a $10,000 fine for importing coral and giant clams he had harvested in Kwajalein. John Barrett Travers admitted that he collected live coral and giant clams in 2012 to send to his home in Florida and give to friends in California.

Governor's wife was devoted, loving first lady

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 04:47
Nancy Quinn was a gracious first lady who skillfully juggled the demands of a large family with the challenging social schedule of the first elected governor of Hawaii. "She never wanted the limelight," recalled businessman Rick Humphreys.

Facts of the Matter: Stunning fireworks conceal complex chemical activity

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 04:47
Tonight while watching the sky light up with colored streamers, star bursts and smiley faces, you will be watching chemistry in action.

Newswatch

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 04:47
Kauai considers ways to reduce feral cat tally • Drive-thru registration to be available

Police and Fire

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 04:47
Shooting suspect is in custody • Man attacked in Wahiawa • Woman reports sexual assault • Power failure hits Aiea-Halawa

Corrections

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 04:47
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.

Shelter can restrict where moms breast-feed, group says

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 04:47
A Honolulu homeless shelter is legally allowed to require a resident to nurse while covered or in a private room, according to a national breast-feeding advocacy group that has researched the issue.

Salmonella outbreak leads to chicken recall

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 04:47
The first product recall has been issued for a California chicken producer since it was linked to an outbreak of an antibiotic-resistant strain of salmonella that has been making people sick for more than a year.

In Deedy trial, state wants to block drug testimony on Elderts

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 04:47
The state wants to prevent testimony that a Kailua man was high on cocaine when he was shot to death by a State Department special agent.

Native Hawaiians on Big Isle echo anger against feds

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 04:47
Native Hawaiians on Hawaii island got their first of three opportunities Wednesday night to yell at federal officials for even considering the idea of starting a process to create a new relationship with a future Native Hawaiian government.

Man's death prompts request for witnesses

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 04:47
The Honolulu Medical Examiner is scheduled to conduct an autopsy Thursday on a Hawaii island man who was found face down on a sidewalk in the seaside area of Kailua-Kona.

Landslide prompts warning of brown water on Kauai

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 04:47
A warning to stay out of the Wailua River and a portion of Wailua Bay on Kauai was issued Wednesday because of brown water caused by a landslide in a remote area of Mount Waialeale.

Corrections

Sun, 07/06/2014 - 04:54
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.

Youth corrections measures approved

Sun, 07/06/2014 - 04:54
Hawaii officials aim to reduce the juvenile population at Hawaii Youth Correctional Facility by more than half in the next five years and use savings from the reduction to steer troubled youth toward a crime-free life, according to Gov. Neil Abercrombie's office.