Local News

911 Report

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 04:56
Woman, 42, charged in beating death • Man arrested upon release from hospital • Suspect charged with attempted murder

Obituaries

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 04:56
Nanay Laura Adorio Aguilar • Elizabeth Among • Clyde Marvin Araujo • Frank Arnise Jr. • Frances Apolei Bargamento; and more

City is urged to preserve Natatorium memorial

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 04:56
Those who want to restore the deteriorating Wai­kiki War Memorial Natatorium dominated a meeting Monday night designed to gather public input on what impacts the city must consider before it can proceed with an environmental study on the proposed demolition of the historic structure.

Isles rate medium for kids

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 04:56
The high cost of housing helped push down Hawaii's rank for child well-being in the annual KIDS COUNT report, while keiki in the islands fared better on health measures than their mainland counterparts.

Threat suspect in hospital after being shot by police

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 04:56
Hawaii island detectives are investigating a shooting in which a police officer wounded a man who allegedly drove an SUV toward police after a short vehicle chase in Hilo.

Veterans group will run ad backing Takai for Congress

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 04:56
VoteVets.org and its Vote Vets Action Fund will blitz the television airwaves in the next week or so with $100,000 in advertisements in support of 1st Congressional District candidate Mark Takai, the national political action committee is expected to announce Tuesday.

Abercrombie wins Caldwell’s backing

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 04:56
Mayor Kirk Caldwell on Monday endorsed Gov. Neil Abercrombie for re-election, stressing an improved relationship between Hono­lulu Hale and Washington Place.

Pilot with aerial ad company arrested for flying banners

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 04:56
The war over aerial banners in Oahu's skies escalated Monday afternoon with Hono­lulu police arresting the pilot of an Aerial Banners North airplane at Dillingham Air Field.

Sewer pipe repair clogging Kailua might take weeks

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 04:56
Kailua motorists might have to live with the traffic mess near the entrance to Kai­lua town for up to two more weeks as city officials continue repairs on a corroded 15-inch concrete sewer pipe, 20 feet underground, that created a sinkhole July 11.

Rain's runoff stains ocean

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 04:56
Gunky, rodent-filled brown water caused by last weekend's storm has kept untold thousands of people out of the ocean and cost Hale­iwa's Surf N Sea revenue in the form of lost kayak and stand-up paddleboard rentals.

Website proposed to boost numbers of insured

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 04:56
The state is stepping in to create a single website to boost Obama­care enrollment after a bungled first attempt left thousands of applicants without health insurance.

Incidental Lives: Student constantly seeks to learn from, about others

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 04:56
Credit that chewy little koan to Kelly Park, who recently bid “ahn nyeong hee ga se yo” to a postgraduate gig in her native South Korea to return to the University of Hawaii to further her studies in economics.

Kokua Line: City is working on a plan to allow luggage on TheBus

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 04:56
I live one block from a bus stop where the two airport buses, the Nos. 19 and 20, stop. You would think it would service residents who want to get to the airport without paying a lot for a taxi or shuttle.

Obituaries

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 04:56
Larry Abihai • Willie Alameda • Clyde Marvin Araujo • Louise Marie Teixeira Arellano; and more

Hokule‘a partners vow to promote conservation

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 04:56
When Hokule‘a embarked on its global voyage in late May, crew members took with them a pledge signed by some 21 environmental groups and public agencies to advance the goals of the canoe’s latest, most ambitious journey while back at home.

Corrections and Clarifications

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 04:56
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

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 04:53
A hearing will be held Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Hono­lulu on a lawsuit against Kauai County filed by seed companies trying to block a new pesticides and GMO ordinance.

911 Report

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 04:53
Woman arrested in downtown homicide • Man held in stabbing, alleged kidnapping • Detained teen accused of assaulting guard

Island Images

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 04:53

Storm damages several homes

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 04:53
Holly Smith stacked sandbags around her doors when she saw the water rising in her yard early Sunday morning in Hau­ula, but nothing was going to stop the water.