Our daily headlines
Updated: 6 hours 27 min ago
Teenager struck by vehicle is hospitalized • 2 men accused of stealing copper wiring
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
David Chang will step down as the chairman of the Hawaii Republican Party to concentrate on his military and business commitments, sources say.
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.
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.
Four students have been suspended from Aiea High School for alleged possession of marijuana and police have opened an investigation.
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.
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.
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.
Question: Whatever happened to the state's investigation into the Hawaii island reality TV series called "American Jungle" on the History Channel?
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?
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
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.