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Mon, 03/17/2014 - 04:45

911 Report

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 04:45
Teenager struck by vehicle is hospitalized • 2 men accused of stealing copper wiring

Corrections

Sun, 03/16/2014 - 04:48
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.

Obituaries

Sun, 03/16/2014 - 04:48
Joy A. Ahn • Gloria Teruyo Arakawa • Marie Louise Bonnet • Vicente Cabasag • Joseph Char • Bow Yin Ching • Robert Lyman Dodge Sr. • Clavelina Corpuz Esguerra • Diane Nan Hee Hanna • Roger Williams Hawes • and more

New York Times: Trapped between home and refuge, Burmese Muslims are brutalized

Sun, 03/16/2014 - 04:48
HAT YAI, Thailand » He had already endured a treacherous journey down the Bay of Bengal, squeezed in the belly of a fishing trawler, then squashed in a pickup truck as it hurtled down Thailand's southern coast. Malaysia, his final destination, was tantalizingly close.

New York Times: Rural spot settled by religious group fears a city's encroachment

Sun, 03/16/2014 - 04:48
MODESTO, Calif. » Farmers and other residents of the rural district known as Wood Colony refer to the 110-year-old arboreal landmark in their midst — a gigantic walnut tree of Grimm's fairy-tale proportions — as simply, the Tree.

Newswatch

Sun, 03/16/2014 - 04:48
2 killed in glider crash are ID'd • Guard, DOE sued in sex case • Body identified as man missing since November • 1 wounded, another dead after argument

City Council advances hotel measure

Sun, 03/16/2014 - 04:48
Bill 16 seeks to preserve hotel jobs by requiring property owners to obtain a permit if they plan to convert 20 percent or more of their hotel rooms into condominiums.

Mother of dead 5-year-old takes stand in trial

Sun, 03/16/2014 - 04:48
Tarshia Williams told a federal court jury that the last time she saw her daughter Talia was when her little girl left South Carolina to live with her father in Hawaii in December 2004.

Chang out as head of state Republicans

Sun, 03/16/2014 - 04:48
David Chang will step down as the chairman of the Hawaii Republican Party to concentrate on his military and business commitments, sources say.

Council OKs height limit for Kuhio tower

Sun, 03/16/2014 - 04:48
A developer's much-debated request to raise the height limit on a Kuhio Avenue hotel-condominium tower received a 9-0 approval from the Honolulu City Council on Wednesday, despite opposition.

640-foot debris field found after plane crash on Lanai

Sun, 03/16/2014 - 04:48
Examination by the investigators of the wreckage of a small commercial plane that crashed in a former Lanai pineapple field last month revealed a 640-foot-long debris field, according to a preliminary report by the National Transportation Safety Board.

4 Aiea students suspended over drugs

Sun, 03/16/2014 - 04:48
Four students have been suspended from Aiea High School for alleged possession of marijuana and police have opened an investigation.

Philippines disaster relief gets $3.3M from Hawaii

Sun, 03/16/2014 - 04:48
Officials with the Consuelo Foundation said Project HOPE has given assistance as part of the long-term recovery effort to the help the Philippine victims of November's monster storm Typhoon Haiyan.

9-month project to shut Vineyard lanes

Sun, 03/16/2014 - 04:48
More overdue road work on some of Oahu's busiest arteries is on the way, adding to the lengthy repair projects already tying up traffic across the island.

Legal group explains why Wilson 'unqualified'

Sun, 03/16/2014 - 04:48
The Hawaii State Bar Association rated Circuit Judge Michael Wilson "unqualified" for the state Supreme Court because of concerns about his work ethic, professionalism, the propriety of his conduct toward professional women, and his ability to serve at the level of the state's highest court.

Whatever Happened To: Producers informed that 'American Jungle' would have to obey rules

Sun, 03/16/2014 - 04:48
Question: Whatever happened to the state's investigation into the Hawaii island reality TV series called "American Jungle" on the History Channel?

Kokua Line: UH might stop trying to fool hoops prospects with stats

Sun, 03/16/2014 - 04:48
Question: Can you find out why your newspaper never reports attendance at the home games of the University of Hawaii men's basketball games? Attendance is reported for away games and for all other sports. What's the secret?

911 Report

Sun, 03/16/2014 - 04:48
Vehicle in head-on accident located • Suspect sought in sex assault at school • Female snorkeler at Hanauma Bay dies • Man convicted of murder in 2009 slaying

Family renews plea to help find missing man

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 04:56
A Honolulu family is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the safe return of a 70-year-old man with Alzheimer's disease who went missing six weeks ago.