Local News

911 Report

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 04:53
Suspect charged in string of stabbings • Man in murder investigation is released

Newswatch

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 04:53
More sticky, wet weather is in store • OCCC visits called off over staffing issues • Lava flow active at 5-mile point • 500 from Kauai to join RIMPAC

Vital Statistics

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 04:53
Each Sunday, the Star-Advertiser publishes Oahu vital statistics for marriage licenses and birth certificates filed with the state Department of Health's Vital Statistics System.

Stabbing victim called hardworking and caring

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 04:53
The 30-year-old woman found stabbed to death in her Young Street apartment Wednesday "adored" the husband who may have killed her before he died in a fiery crash near the North Shore on Monday, the woman's business partner said.

Official, husband fined $31,000 for illegal rentals

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 04:53
The state Board of Land and Natural Resources voted Friday to fine Public Utilities Commission Chairwoman Hermina Morita and her husband $31,000 for building and operating a pair of unauthorized commercial vacation rentals on restricted conservation land on Kauai.

Governor signs off on rise in wage

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 04:53
Gov. Neil Abercrombie on Friday signed a minimum-wage increase into state law, couching the pay raise for low-income workers in Hawaii's proud, and often forgotten, history of labor activism.

Red Hill tank might not have leak

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 04:48
Navy officials said Thursday they are still not certain that 27,000 gallons of jet fuel leaked from an underground storage tank at Red Hill in January, noting that other factors may have caused a discrepancy in what they had expected to find in the tank and what was actually measured.

Mark Memorial Day with lantern floating

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 04:48
At sunset on Memorial Day, more than 6,000 glowing lanterns will drift in waters edging Ala Moana Beach Park's Magic Island.

Show at 50th State Fair offers a glimpse of grizzly life

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 04:48
A Grizzly Experience, a show featuring North America's most fearsome predator, the grizzly bear, has taken up residence as one of the featured attractions at this year's 50th State Fair, which opened Friday night at Aloha Stadium.

Death penalty placed on table

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 04:48
Federal jurors weighing the fate of Naeem J. Williams found Friday that he is eligible for the death penalty for killing his 5-year-old daughter, Talia.

HPU budget ax will fall on faculty, benefits

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 04:48
Hawaii Pacific University is cutting faculty positions and reducing employee benefits to help contain costs as enrollment at the state's largest private university has slipped 10 percent over the past year.

911 Report

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 04:48
Alleged theft of copper thwarted • Man investigated in burglary, threats • Man arrested in stabbings

Newswatch

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 04:48
Ethics case against Cabanilla is closed • Kula park's lot will be closed

Court issues restraining order in threat against track owner

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 04:48
On Thursday in Hono­lulu District Court, Mark Aiwohi of Aiwohi Trucking agreed to the terms of a temporary restraining order for three years, although he continued to deny threatening George Grace III or having any part in the May 6 beating of Grace's associate, environmental activist Carroll Cox.

Deaths of woman, SUV driver raise suspicion

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 04:48
Honolulu police are investigating a connection between the killing of a woman found in a Young Street apartment Wednesday and a man who died in a fiery crash Monday on the North Shore.

52% of petition signatures in anti-GMO effort rejected

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 04:48
The Maui County clerk has rejected more than half of the 9,768 signatures on an initiative petition submitted by the SHAKA Movement seeking a moratorium on genetically modified crops.

'I will punish you all,' video warns

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 04:55
The son of a Hollywood director who documented his rage against women for rejecting him killed six people and wounded 13 others during a spasm of terror Friday night.

Navigators share memories of beloved mentor 'Papa' Mau

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 04:55
During a panel discussion Friday at the Palace Theater packed to capacity, eight master navigators from around the Pacific relayed the critical role played by their shared mentor: Pius "Mau" Piailug.

Obituaries

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 04:55
Harris Ku'uipo Aki Sr. • Torako Arine • Harold Danny Benson • Richard Bruce Bowen • Patrick Pasion Calip • Cindy Mae Crawford • Norman Rudolf DeCambra • Michael Kalani Inoue • and more

Red Hill tank might not have leak

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 04:55
Navy officials said Thursday they are still not certain that 27,000 gallons of jet fuel leaked from an underground storage tank at Red Hill in January, noting that other factors may have caused a discrepancy in what they had expected to find in the tank and what was actually measured.