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David Lassner steps into the role of president

Sun, 06/08/2014 - 04:57
The university's longtime information technology chief says he's open to the possibility of dialing back scheduled tuition increases, but recognizes that many of the goals laid out in an agenda set by the Board of Regents come with a hefty price tag.

2, not 18, Poseidon planes to be stationed in Kaneohe

Sun, 06/08/2014 - 04:57
The Navy said it will fly only two P-8A sub-hunting and surveillance jets out of Kaneohe Bay instead of the 18 it had contemplated at one time — meaning less jet noise for area residents.

Campaign urges greater awareness of endangered duck

Sun, 06/08/2014 - 04:57
State, federal and University of Hawaii wildlife experts are undertaking a yearlong campaign aimed at ensuring the survival of the Hawaiian duck, or koloa.

Alert aborted after kids in stolen SUV found safe

Sun, 06/08/2014 - 04:57
Police were minutes away from issuing a Maile Amber Alert on Wednesday after two children were carried off in a stolen SUV in Pearl City.

Men rescue elderly woman from burning Kailua cottage

Sun, 06/08/2014 - 04:57
A Kaneohe Marine and another man pulled a 96-year-old grandmother from her burning Kailua house Wednesday morning as the blaze progressed rapidly, destroying her cottage and another behind it.

Whatever Happened To: Helicopter pilot flies on

Sun, 06/08/2014 - 04:57
Question: Whatever happened in the aftermath of that helicopter crash-landing in downtown Honolulu on May 8, 2013?

Kokua Line: HPD reports made available in certain vehicle collisions

Sun, 06/08/2014 - 04:57
Question: I got into an automobile accident recently. I called 911, and they sent a police officer. I asked the officer if I could have a written report, but he said they don't do any written reports for automobile accidents.

Newswatch

Sun, 06/08/2014 - 04:57
Unarmed ordnance shuts down offramps • Broken mains repaired after a dry night • Masked pair sought in Puna home invasion

911 Report

Sun, 06/08/2014 - 04:57
An Oahu grand jury indicted a 21-year-old Makaha man on charges of first-degree assault and robbery for allegedly stabbing the son of a Waianae hardware store owner.

Hannemann sets sights on November

Sun, 06/08/2014 - 04:57
Former Honolulu Mayor Mufi Hannemann has tapped Les Chang, the city's former parks and recreation director, as his running mate in his independent campaign for governor.

Corrections and Clarifications

Sun, 06/08/2014 - 04:57
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.

Corrections and Clarifications

Sun, 06/08/2014 - 04:57
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.

Isle radio personality later helped create 'American Top 40'

Sat, 06/07/2014 - 04:49
Tom Rounds, a legendary broadcasting executive and one of the original "Poi Boys," who helped put island station KPOI on the map, died Sunday in Los Angeles. He was 77.

Scant remorse exhibited for killing girl, witness says

Sat, 06/07/2014 - 04:49
During interviews with government investigators and prosecutors in January 2012, former Schofield Barracks soldier Naeem J. Williams said he didn't need to apologize to his 5-year-old daughter, Talia, for what he did to her because he had been apologizing to her every day for six years, according to a recording defense lawyers played Tuesday in U.S. District Court.

Firms to pay $2.4M for Thai farmworkers' mistreatment

Sat, 06/07/2014 - 04:49
Four Hawaii agricultural concerns have agreed to pay a combined $2.4 million to their former Thai laborers in a settlement of a lawsuit that named the farms as accomplices in worker harassment, racial discrimination and retaliation, federal officials announced Tuesday.

Isle theater performer possessed 'triple talent'

Sat, 06/07/2014 - 04:49
James K. Seibel — a charismatic actor, singer and dancer who was a major presence in Hawaii theater in the 1980s and 1990s — died unexpectedly Monday in a Naples, Fla., hospital.

Man held in assault, robbery stabbed victim, witnesses say

Sat, 06/07/2014 - 04:49
Two people told police they saw a 21-year-old Makaha man stab a Wai­anae Hardware store employee several times, according to court documents.

Hawaii Supreme Court to tackle Kyo-ya tower dispute

Sat, 06/07/2014 - 04:49
A lengthy environmental battle over a planned oceanfront hotel and condominium tower next to the Moana Surfrider Hotel in Wai­kiki is moving to the Hawaii Supreme Court.

Halawa implements no-contact visits

Sat, 06/07/2014 - 04:49
Inmates at Halawa Correctional Facility can no longer touch or kiss their loved ones now that the medium-security prison has become the state's first no-contact prison.

Bulky-item plan would experiment with pickup fee

Sat, 06/07/2014 - 04:49
Residents would have to pay the city to take away sofas, refrigerators and other bulky trash from their curbside, under a bill scheduled to get its first airing before the Hono­lulu City Council on Wednesday.