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Corrections

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 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.

911 Report

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 04:39
Man indicted again in Pearl City shooting • Longs Drugs store robbed in Waipahu

4 monk seals are Big Isle hospital's first patients

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 04:39
Four malnourished Hawaiian monk seals from remote atolls northwest of Hawaii's main islands arrived Wednesday for emergency care at a new seal hospital in Kailua-Kona.

Corrections and Clarifications

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 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.

Newswatch

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 04:54
Drones help scientists monitor wildlife at northwestern atolls • Fatal cat virus can't be halted, Maui vet says • Police want to talk to man about burglary

Liberal stances mark political career

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 04:54
When Gov. Neil Abercrombie appointed Brian Schatz in December 2012 to replace the late U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye, the rationale was that Schatz was the best choice for Hawaii's political future.

Schatz has strong fundraising quarter in U.S. Senate primary

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 04:54
U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz raised about $822,000 during the past quarter in the Democratic primary for Senate, sending his fundraising total over $4.8 million for the campaign.

Council leaders rethink sale of housing

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 04:54
Honolulu City Council leaders say they now want to seriously consider scrapping plans to sell off the city's rental housing stock and instead resurrecting a full-fledged housing department that would oversee buildings and programs that assist the homeless and others who need affordable housing.

Vessel faces questions about firepower and cost

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 04:54
The "littoral combat ship" that was to make up one-sixth of the U.S. Navy fleet continues to be a work in progress as one of the vessels heads out from Pearl Harbor to take part in a "sink exercise" off Kauai during Rim of the Pacific war games.

UH to factor flat tuition in budget

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 04:54
University of Hawaii campuses will need to assume flat tuition rates — not the previously approved annual 7 percent hikes — when planning their operating budgets for the next two fiscal years.

Meetings canceled as panel members quit over disclosure law

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 04:54
Resignations over a new law requiring public disclosure of financial interests for members of various state boards and commission have forced the cancellation of at least three board meetings this week.

Abercrombie vetoes 7 bills

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 04:54
Gov. Neil Abercrombie on Tuesday announced that he had vetoed seven bills, including legislation that would have allowed crime victims to participate in restorative justice programs and would have clarified the line of succession for lieutenant governor.

What Ever Happened To: Youth Challenge Academy on Hawaii isle settling into 'more positive' site in Hilo

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 04:54
Question: Whatever happened to plans to relocate the National Guard's Hawaii Youth ChalleNGe Academy's facilities on Hawaii island?

Newswatch

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 04:54
Beetle's spread spurs containment effort • GMO registry subject of court compromise • Council blocks charter vote on oversight panel

911 Report

Sat, 07/12/2014 - 04:57
Woman injures head in Hanauma Bay fall • Kaaawa man, 30, named as crash victim

Seniors are urged to change walking behavior

Sat, 07/12/2014 - 04:57
More senior citizens have been killed in pedestrian crashes on Oahu so far this year than all of 2013, prompting officials to urge senior citizens to change their pedestrian behavior.

Judge decries stepmom as 'evil'

Sat, 07/12/2014 - 04:57
U.S. District Judge J. Michael Seabright told admitted child killer Delilah Williams at her sentencing Tuesday that the most apt description for what she did to her 5-year-old stepdaughter Talia is "evil."

Volunteers will keep looking for teen as officials halt search

Sat, 07/12/2014 - 04:57
Early Saturday morning Richard "Kalani" Vierra Jr. gave his mother a hug, kissed both her cheeks and said, "I love you, Mom," then set off alone for a hike in the rugged terrain above his Wai­anae home.

A lot more 'Hawaii Five-0'

Sat, 07/12/2014 - 04:57
With smiles, selfies and a Hawaiian blessing, the cast and crew of "Hawaii Five-0" started their fifth and longest season to date: a 25-episode marathon that began Tuesday with scenes in Wai­kiki and will last until April.

Opponents of recognition laud unity of Hawaiians

Sat, 07/12/2014 - 04:57
Dozens of Maui residents Tuesday night echoed the staunch opposition heard around the islands against possible federal recognition as U.S. interior officials held their 15th and final meeting exploring the possibility of re-establishing a government-to-government relationship with Native Hawaiians.