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Kailua man gets prison for possessing child porn

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 04:54
A federal judge sentenced a 74-year-old Kailua man to four years and four months in prison Thursday for possessing hundreds of videos and images of child pornography on his computer.

Judge delays release of Williams' trial verdict

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 04:54
Jurors in Hawaii's first death penalty murder trial have reached a decision on whether former Schofield Barracks soldier Naeem Williams should die or spend the rest of his life behind bars for killing his 5-year-old daughter.

Army report imagines drastic isle cuts

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 04:54
The Army laid out a worst-case scenario Thursday for downsizing that includes the removal of nearly 20,000 soldiers and civilian workers on Oahu with an associated loss of $1.4 billion in income over the next six years.

State urged to raze Aloha Stadium

Sun, 06/29/2014 - 04:51
Aloha Stadium's current 50,000 seating capacity would decrease by 30 percent to 40 percent if the recommendation of a consultant hired to study the facility's future is adopted.

Obituaries

Sun, 06/29/2014 - 04:51
Mary Kathleen Aplaca • Lawrence H. Borelis • Joseph Darius Bybee • Leonora Lagon Deboma • Emma K.P. Domingcil • Jeremias Domingo • Clifford Andrew Gonsalves • and more

Kokua Line: Certain vessels can anchor in Waimea Bay for 72 hours

Sun, 06/29/2014 - 04:51
Question: I've lived on the North Shore for over 60 years. During my residency, I enjoyed the beauty of Waimea Bay until recently. I've noticed boats anchored really close to the shoreline.

Island Images

Sun, 06/29/2014 - 04:51

Corrections

Sun, 06/29/2014 - 04:51
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

Sun, 06/29/2014 - 04:51
A man in his 50s was in critical condition Thursday afternoon after a one-vehicle crash on Keeaumoku Street.

Newswatch

Sun, 06/29/2014 - 04:51
H-1 lanes to close this weekend • Dole Street water main breaks • Ruling removes Maui man from mayor's race

Corrections

Sun, 06/29/2014 - 04:51
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.

'Z-Boys' skateboard pioneer who died had 'great style'

Sun, 06/29/2014 - 04:51
Shogo Kubo, a skateboarding pioneer who was depicted in the award-winning documentary "Dogtown and Z-Boys," which was later made into a Hollywood feature film, died Tuesday while surfing off Portlock. He was 54.

Measure that could move City Hall to Kapolei advances

Sun, 06/29/2014 - 04:51
A measure now moving through the City Council would require the administration to study the feasibility of moving the City and County of Honolulu's seat of government to spacious new digs in Kapolei.

Pot dispensaries long overdue, task force says

Sun, 06/29/2014 - 04:51
With 13,000 people registered for the state medical marijuana program — among the first in the nation when formed 14 years ago — the time for pilot projects and studies has long passed, said Karl Malivuk, a registered patient.

Judge rejects defense's requests to dismiss case or opt for life term

Sun, 06/29/2014 - 04:51
Saying the request "carries no common sense," the judge in the Naeem J. Williams death penalty trial refused Wednesday to declare a mistrial over the jury's inability to reach a verdict on the former Schofield Barracks soldier's sentence after six days of deliberation.

Woman gets 1 year in jail for $50K theft

Sun, 06/29/2014 - 04:51
A 43-year-old Lanikai woman offered a tearful apology for stealing more than $50,000 from Lanikai Elementary School's parent-teacher-student association, but then blamed her actions on an abusive husband who demanded she maintain the family's affluent appearance.

Conduct at Native Hawaiian meetings bemoaned

Sun, 06/29/2014 - 04:51
Federal hearings that began this week about a future relationship with a potential Native Hawaiian government have tapped deep emotions — spurring anger and fury among hundreds who have testified.

Panel passes plastic bag-ban bill

Sun, 06/29/2014 - 04:51
A bill adding bags described as biodegradable and compostable to the list of plastic bags that retailers cannot give to Oahu customers starting in 2015 continues to move through the Hono­lulu City Council.

Obituaries

Sat, 06/28/2014 - 04:50
Charlotte Kau Akamu • Caroline Jessie Arruda • Gladys Leinaala Keola Brent • Petronila Diones Castanieto • Gladyce Clement • Eusequio Defuntorum • Daril Raymond 'Ekahi Aloha • and more

Chimpanzee escape prompts review of zoo exhibit

Sat, 06/28/2014 - 04:50
Chimpanzees at the Hono­lulu Zoo will be kept in a pen near their sleeping quarters until an investigation is done into how one of the primates escaped from the exhibit for a short time Tuesday.