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Corrections

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 04:49
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

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 04:49
Dawn K. Acuesta • Yee Au • Roberto Catilod Belano • Denny Clifford Dement Sr. • Fumiko Nakama Dison • Georgina Ann Fernandez • Misae Kinard • Jan Barrie Marliave • and more

Victim knew Deedy was armed, court told

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 04:58
When he saw his college buddy Christopher Deedy in a confrontation with another man in a Waikiki McDonald's, Adam Gutowski was afraid something bad would happen: He knew Deedy was carrying a firearm.

Man admits guilt in plot to extort hostess bar

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 04:58
A 29-year-old man pleaded guilty Wednesday to working with a Honolulu police officer to try to extort $15,000 from the owners of a Honolulu hostess bar.

Kokua Line: Absentee ballots accepted at several sites pre-election

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 04:58
Question: When and where can the absentee ballots be dropped off? I know the ballot can be mailed in the prepaid postage envelope provided, but I do not like the idea of having my signature, name and address on the outside of the envelope for whoever to see. Why can't the signature part be on the inside yellow envelope?

911 Report

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 04:58
Another fast-food restaurant is struck by armed robbery

Newswatch

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 04:58
Group's lawsuit against prison is dismissed • Arizona visitor dies of injury after rescue

Corrections

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 04:58
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.

David Ige: The race for Governor

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 04:58
State Sen. David Ige's approach to public service is rooted in three simple principles: Be open and honest in communication; be respectful and listen to all views; and do the right thing in the right way.

Court can't decide House standards, state says

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 04:58
The state House has sought to intervene in the legal dispute over Rep. Calvin Say's residency, arguing that the House, and not the courts, has exclusive jurisdiction over the qualifications of its members.

2 lanes closed due to sinkhole in Kailua could reopen Monday

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 04:58
Motorists and businesses could see relief Monday from the sinkhole mess that has clogged traffic heading into Kailua town since July 11, city officials say.

Financial disclosure law won't affect board members for 1 more year

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 04:58
The majority of the approximately 150 members serving on various state boards and commissions affected by the state's new financial disclosure law will not have their information made public until next year.

RIMPAC tour provides glimpse at life aboard Chinese hospital ship

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 04:58
The "soft power" side of China's participation in Rim of the Pacific war games was on display Wednesday on its hospital ship about 46 miles north of Oahu.

Robber hits Wendy's in latest armed heist

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 04:58
Police were searching for a gunman Wednesday after he robbed a Wendy's restaurant in Royal Kunia, the latest in a string of armed robberies at businesses on Oahu.

Obituaries

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 04:58
Nanay Laura Adorio Aguilar • Elizabeth Among • Clyde Marvin Araujo • Frank Arnise Jr. • Frances Apolei Bargamento; and more

Many surprised by higher tax rate on million-dollar homes

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 04:54
Oahu property owners unhappy over significantly higher tax bills based on a tax rate 71 percent above last year are demanding relief from the Honolulu City Council.

Deedy had stood out as sober, bartender tells jury

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 04:54
A bartender who served State Department special agent Christopher Deedy before the agent shot a man to death in 2011 said he was "calm, collected, soft-spoken," adding, "His speech was clear."

National group sets up in isles to back Schatz

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 04:54
MoveOn.org, a national progressive advocacy group, has opened an office in Honolulu to help coordinate a get-out-the-vote drive on behalf of U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz in the Democratic primary for Senate.

What Ever Happened To: Lack of funding stalled bid to give all students, teachers digital devices

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 04:54
Question: Whatever happened to the Department of Education's plans to provide laptops for all Hawaii public school students and teachers?

Kokua Line: Board of Water Supply's ID requirement is for security

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 04:54
Question: Why does the Board of Water Supply require my driver's license upon entering just to pay a simple bill? I went to their office to pay my bill and was told that I needed to show a photo ID.