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Kokua Line: Contact campaign directly to end political phone calls

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 04:39
Question: I seem to have gotten on some political phone message system for one of the people running for office. Almost every day I get calls that fill my landline answering machine. How can I get rid of these annoying calls?

911 Report

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 04:39
Cyclist seriously injured in Kalihi accident • Man in fatal crash was from Waianae • Suspect arrested in shooting on Kauai

Newswatch

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 04:39
Man injured in attempted murder case • Man who killed himself is ID'd by county police

Athena

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 04:39

Options to feed homeless restricted

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 04:39
In a move to help shelters feed the homeless, Gov. Linda Lingle's administration issued an emergency exemption in 2007 allowing groups to prepare food for the needy without having to do it in state-certified kitchens.

Ewa-bound lanes of H-1 to be closed weeknights

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 04:39
Motorists should be prepared to use alternate routes and expect delays as Ewa-bound closures of the H-1 freeway began Sunday night and will continue nightly, except weekends, for the next two weeks, the state Department of Transportation said.

Man killed in Nanakuli car crash

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 04:39
One man is dead and another is in police custody following a three-car accident in Nana­kuli on Sunday. According to police, a Lexus traveling west on Farrington Highway near Auyong Homestead Road crossed a double solid line and collided with an oncoming Chevrolet.

'Duck Man' toted feathered friend wherever he went

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 04:15
Michael Hubbard was a common sight from Waikiki to Hawaii Kai to Kailua, often catching TheBus with his duck inside his backpack, sharing crackers and bread with his feathered companion.

State to lose $200 million for military construction

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 04:15
More than half of the $449.5 million in projected military construction for Hawaii was axed from the Defense Department's 2015 budget request, and some other programs are being reduced or eliminated as the Pentagon starts to roll out the latest round of cuts.

City forming sidewalk squad to enforce laws

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 04:15
Mayor Kirk Caldwell's administration is creating a new city team devoted strictly to enforcing the controversial laws used to remove the property of the homeless and others that is placed illegally on city sidewalks and in Oahu parks.

Home lands construction leaves neighbors complaining

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 04:15
The vibrations from the Wai­ma­nalo construction site were so bad last year that neighbors found small cracks appearing in their outdoor retaining walls, interior surfaces, concrete pads and a few windows.

Plan for clinics will help patients navigate services

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 04:15
The center on North King Street consists of four buildings. There's the main clinic at 915 N. King, on the makai side. It's adjoined to another old building behind Oku­hara Foods Inc. Across the street and down a bit are two other clinics, within a half-block of each other.

Gusts rip roofs off homes and cut power around Oahu

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 04:15
Emergency crews were kept busy Sunday responding to property damage related to the powerful wind that blew through the isles over the weekend.

Ocean Watch: Beaches laden with sea life deposited by windy weather

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 04:15
I ended a book I'm working on with suggestions about what concerned citizens can do to help the oceans. One of my ideas is to walk the beaches and, while doing so, pick up trash.

Kokua Line: Aviators free to fly aircraft over Honolulu at any time

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 04:15
Question: I live in Honolulu and notice there are more light planes flying over the city -- lower, louder, earlier and more frequently.

911 Report

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 04:15
Shooting leads to standoff on Kauai • Teen arrested after robbery thwarted

Newswatch

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 04:15
A $4 million increase to pay for employee raises is part of Kauai Mayor Bernard Carvalho's budget recommendations for 2015.

Corrections and Clarifications

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 04:15
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.

Native Hawaiian registry to reopen

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 04:15
The Native Hawaiian Roll Commission will reopen registration on Monday to allow more people to sign up by May 1 so they can take part in forming a Native Hawaiian government.

Tot's tragic death saves 3 lives

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 04:15
Shanden Kulakamahiaiokamehameha Chandler Ishiki-Beate is a hero. That's an extraordinary thing to say about an infant, a 4-month-old Kaneohe boy who died last month of sudden infant death syndrome or SIDS. But it's true — his tragic death meant three others will live through the gift of his organs.