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Man held on murder charge faces trial in alleged flashing

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 04:57
A man charged with fatally stabbing a homeless man in Kailua is scheduled for trial next week in a separate case of allegedly exposing himself to a woman.

Senators and House negotiate on wage bill

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 04:57
Disagreeing with the wishes of state Senate leaders, senators Thursday opted for conference committee negotiations with the state House over the minimum wage.

Sewage plant revetment opposed

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 04:57
Some Maui residents don't want the county to build a $3.9 million rock embankment to protect a Maui County sewage treatment plant along the shoreline in Kahului.

Kokua Line: Ewa residents in flight path to endure noise for months

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 04:57
Question: I live in Ewa by Gentry. Yes, it is in the flight path of Honolulu Airport, and I did sign a covenant that stated airplanes will fly directly overhead between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Once in a while, the airport does runway work that requires planes to fly at all hours overhead, but that's only for a few days and not very often.

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Mon, 04/14/2014 - 04:57

911 Report

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 04:57
Police arrest man carrying cash register • Car hits and injures boy in crosswalk

Newswatch

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 04:57
Tax revenue down, state says • Speed is cited in motorcyclist’s death on Maui • Sentencing date for Pflueger delayed again

Federal support for rail appears stronger

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 04:57
Honolulu city and rail leaders are in Washington, D.C., this week to discuss the latest on the island's 20-mile transit project with lawmakers and transportation officials.

City bills would raise penalties for dumping

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 04:57
Three bills designed to significantly increase penalties and stiffen other language against illegal dumping, stockpiling and grading have been introduced by West Oahu City Councilwoman Kymberly Pine to stem a growing environmental problem along the Leeward Coast.

Schofield boy in state's care after alleged abuse

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 04:57
A 22-year-old male soldier and a 25-year-old woman were arrested last month on suspicion of first-degree assault of a child, and the Department of Human Services has removed the 3-year-old victim from their Schofield Barracks home.

Dems continue open-primary fight

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 04:57
The Democratic Party of Hawaii argues in a new legal filing that there is no important difference between Hawaii's open primary and a California blanket primary that the U.S. Supreme Court ruled was unconstitutional in 2000.

Group to discuss making city 'friendly'

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 04:57
A citizens group tasked with finding ways to make Oahu more accommodating for seniors and others will meet Thursday for the first time.

Plan to base drones on Oahu includes training at Pohakuloa

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 04:55
HILO » The Pohakuloa Training Area on Hawaii island would host drone training flights for up to 12 weeks a year under a proposal to relocate unmanned aircraft to the state from California.

Federal inmates in gang case go on hunger strike to protest conditions

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 04:55
Attorneys for the inmates say about eight stopped eating Sunday to protest isolation in a segregated unit and conditions that include a lack of clean underwear, loss of family visits and maggots in food.

Judge likely to let suit over driver testing stand

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 04:55
A federal judge is not inclined to dismiss a lawsuit alleging Hawaii discriminates against those with limited English skills by making it difficult for them to obtain a driver's license.

Corrections

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 04:55
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.

New York Times: From shooting victim to prisoner, not an uncommon passage

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 04:55
NEW YORK » Two days after he had been shot, Andre Daly awoke in a haze with a police officer standing by his hospital bed in Brooklyn. "He's telling me now I'm a prisoner of New York City because I have a warrant," Daly said.

Hawaii makes strides in spending transparency

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 04:55
Hawaii is the second most improved state in the nation when it comes to providing public online access to government spending, according to an annual study released Tuesday.

Petition filers seek anti-GMO initiative

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 04:55
A group with a website called Shakamovement.org maintains that it has enough signatures of registered voters to place before Maui County voters an initiative that would call for a conditional ban on planting genetically modified crops.

TSA opens 4 PreCheck offices

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 04:55
Hawaii-based air travelers can now visit local Transportation Security Administration offices to complete applications for PreCheck, a program that allows passengers to clear airport security lines more easily.