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Sailboat, crew fine; broken phone isn't • Man helps boy attacked by dog • Recycling urged for phone books
Driver loses control, causing fatal crash • Teenage skateboarder hurt in accident
Katherine C. Akona, Sylvia Maxine Arneho, Rosalina Fiesta Bautista, Mary Blanche Beckley, Carmen Yap Berg, Edward Lawrence Cambra Sr., Helen Jean Chapman, Howard H. Date, Alfredo Santos Dela Cruz, and more
Federal budget cuts are forcing Pearl Harbor to cancel its July 4 fireworks and the Marine Corps to cancel its annual Bayfest event at Kaneohe Bay.
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.
Dozens of tenants are leasing more than 38,000 acres of mostly undeveloped land from the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands for as little as pennies per acre monthly, with the deals administered through a revocable-permit program plagued by lax oversight and selective enforcement, a Star-Advertiser investigation has found.
MOLOAA, Kauai >> The violation was blatant and easy to verify. Sometime before he became a Department of Hawaiian Home Lands commissioner in 2005, Stuart Hanchett built an unauthorized home here on 316 acres of ranch land he was leasing from the agency.
Thank-you cards from the Office of the Governor arrived before the final gavel came down on the state Legislature Thursday.
The latest effort to install cameras at Oahu intersections to catch drivers who run red lights has died in this year's legislative session.
Emergency Medical Services personnel early Saturday morning transported from Like Like Drive Inn a man who reported being stabbed, the latest in a string of early-morning violent incidents in the Keeaumoku Street area over the past several weeks.
According to one source, the site for the historic Waterhouse home on Wyllie Street in the 1880s was "a place of leisure country living. Nuuanu Street was little more than a buggy lane twisting and following Nuuanu Stream past ranch lands and taro patches."
A bill making it easier for people to get to the shoreline by walking through closed city parks at night was signed into law by Mayor Kirk Caldwell last week despite concerns raised by state law enforcement officers who worry that the measure may promote illegal activity.
For three years the Coast Guard has been working with Hawaii students, five classrooms at a time, to drum up interest in underwater robotics.
The Legislature is going home, but the next act in Gov. Neil Abercrombie's political saga is just getting started as we plant tongue in cheek and "flASHback" on the week's news that amused and confused:
Bicyclist is killed in collision with van • Driver flees after almost hitting officer
Body found in lagoon tentatively identified • Public's help sought in contacting vessel • Lighthouse named in honor of Dan Inouye; and more
Each Sunday, the Star-Advertiser publishes Oahu vital statistics for marriage licenses, civil unions and birth certificates filed with the state Department of Health's Vital Statistics System.
Paul D. Bacio Sr. • Ruth Santia Carvalho • Charlene Keola Upchurch Cenido • Conrada Ann Alcover Christmann • Pablo Fabros Cotillon • Howard H. Date • Myleen Iesi Dobich • Ronald Paul Everett, and more
SAN FRANCISCO >> Google's wearable computer, the most anticipated piece of electronic wizardry since the iPad and iPhone, will not go on sale for many months.
WASHINGTON >> The black hole of North Korea intelligence gathering is getting blacker.