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Conference back in isles to plot more Asia-Pacific strategies

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 04:37
A Land Power in the Pacific conference is returning to Hono­lulu for the second year in a row April 8-10 with more than 30 countries invited.

'Hula' name of STD app is culturally insensitive, critics say

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 04:37
It's called Hula, a new app designed to provide your date with proof you're free of sexually transmitted diseases and thus help you "get lei'd."

Kokua Line: Safety problems, misuse plague Hilton bathrooms

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 04:37
Question: I read your article about two years ago saying there are two restrooms owned and maintained by the Hilton Hawaiian Village that are supposed to be open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Shining Stars: Isle math, science teachers win award

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 04:37
Two Oahu elementary school math teachers are recent recipients of the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

What's open and closed on Kuhio Day

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 04:37

911 Report

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 04:37
Man critically hurt in fall from truck bed • 2 Schofield residents arrested in assault

New York Times: Obama courts a crucial ally as paths split

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 04:36
CAIRO » Over seven decades, the United States and Saudi Arabia forged a strategic alliance that became a linchpin of the regional order: a liberal democracy and an ultraconservative monarchy united by a shared interests in the stability of the Middle East and the continued flow of oil.

Newswatch

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 04:36
Hawaii County to start foreclosing on land • Food industry union endorses Abercrombie • Coast Guard aids snorkelers hurt by jellyfish • Assault suspect caught on video in Hilo attack

What's open and closed on Kuhio Day

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 04:36

Corrections and Clarifications

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 04:36
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.

Suspect pleads not guilty to killing, chopping up man

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 04:36
A man accused of killing and dismembering his victim, then disposing of the body parts near Mili­lani Mortuary, appeared in court Monday via a videoconference from Oahu Community Correctional Center.

Kokua Line: More than 9,000 register as security guards in isles

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 04:36
Question: Can you update the public on the results of the recertifying of store security guards? How many retained their jobs, how many were let go? And the names of their companies? Were there any felons hired?

Pono Choices panel is too secretive, critics say

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 04:36
Critics of the state's controversial middle-school sex education pilot program, Pono Choices, expressed concern Monday that a working group convened to study the material has been meeting in secret and comprises members who might not deliver a fair and unbiased report.

Isle Marines deploying to Australia

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 04:36
More Hawaii Marines are headed to Australia as the U.S. military increases its presence in the country and the Asia-Pacific with "rotational" forces instead of permanent bases.

ILWU endorses Kim in her bid for the U.S. House

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 04:36
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union has endorsed state Senate President Donna Mercado Kim's bid for Congress.

Mariners union backs Takai for 1st Congressional District

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 04:36
The International Organization of Masters, Mates and Pilots is endorsing state Rep. Mark Takai's bid for Congress.

Wild nene on Oahu spotted after centuries

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 04:36
Endangered Hawaiian geese have been seen in the wild on Oahu for the first time in centuries, indicating the chances of survival for the native birds are improving, federal and state officials said.

Woman takes 'Duck Man's' pet under her wing

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 04:36
A pet duck who disappeared when her homeless owner died this month is safe and sound, the Hawaiian Humane Society said Monday.

Company did abuse workers, judge rules

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 04:36
A federal judge has ruled that a labor recruiting company that was previously accused of human trafficking did harass, discriminate and retaliate against hundreds of Thai workers in Hawaii.

Ground broken on sewer project

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 04:36
The city broke ground Monday for the underwater portion of a proj­ect that will help transport sewage from the Ala Moana Wastewater Pump Station across Hono­lulu Harbor to the Sand Island Wastewater Treatment Plant in what the contractor called the most expensive microtunneling proj­ect in U.S. history.