Local News

911 Report

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 04:53
Fire destroys abandoned Maili house • Alleged burglars discovered by residents

U.N. treaty on illicit fishing lauded

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 04:53
The former head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said a proposed global treaty could significantly reduce black-market fishing.

Hundreds welcome new library to Aiea

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 04:53
It was about 20 years in the making, but the Aiea Public Library finally has a new home where the old Aiea Sugar Mill once stood.

October trial set as man denies killing ex-girlfriend

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 04:53
The ex-boyfriend of a Maui woman who was five months pregnant when she disappeared pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a murder charge in her death.

Corrections and Clarifications

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 04:53
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.

Debates appear doubtful as Tsutsui cites conflicts

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 04:55
Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui is unlikely to appear at any public forums or debates with his top Democratic challenger, state Sen. Clayton Hee, before the Aug. 9 primary election due to scheduling conflicts.

GMO petition decision due this week

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 04:55
A petition calling for the regulation of the use of pesticides and growth of genetically modified crops on Kauai could face its demise at an upcoming meeting.

Boat captain admits sleeping on the job

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 04:55
The captain of a Honolulu-ported fishing vessel admitted Friday in federal court that he was sleeping as his boat sailed over the high seas with no one at the helm.

Safety concerns mount in Kakaako

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 04:55
When Kauai resident Michael Stollaire drove up to the Hawaii Children's Discovery Center with his wife and toddler, he was startled by the tent city of homeless people that greeted him.

Whales key in moving nutrients in oceans

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 04:55
As the largest animals on Earth, great whales play a role in maintaining Hawaii's ecosystems by bringing in nutrients from their migrations.

Abercrombie aims to patch last wounds of fight over pension tax

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 04:55
Gov. Neil Abercrombie, haunted politically by an unpopular pension tax proposal, has sought to assure seniors he will not support taxes on pensions or senior benefits if re-elected.

Volcanic Ash: Old leaders need to make room for younger talent

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 04:55
Back in the 1990s when the Internet's impact on news began to be felt, media critic Jon Katz accused newspapers of what he called "raging old-fartism."

Vital Statistics

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 04:55
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. The statistics cover the five-business-day period ending the Thursday of the previous week.

911 Report

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 04:55
Victim of car crash ID'd as Waialua man • Alleged driver of stolen car is charged • Isles under flash flood watch until Monday

Newswatch

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 04:55
Kauai is experiencing a bumper crop of Hawaiian monk seal pups, with five born so far this season.

Honolulu zookeepers mourn the death of hippo

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 04:55
The Honolulu Zoo is mourning the loss of a hippopotamus named Rosey who enjoyed interacting with visitors. The 25-year-old, 3,000-pound hippo was found dead Friday morning, said zoo Director Jeff Wilkinson.

Work will close off lanes on major Oahu roadways

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 04:55
Watch out for lane closures Saturday to Friday as work on major Oahu arteries is underway:

Life without parole sought for Capobianco

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 04:55
The Maui prosecutor is seeking to put the man accused of killing Carly "Charli" Scott behind bars for the rest of his life.

Chinese spy ship operating off isles during RIMPAC

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 04:56
At the same time China was invited into Pearl Harbor and has been participating in Rim of the Pacific exercises for the first time, it's also had a spy ship parked off Hawaii, U.S. Pacific Fleet confirmed Friday.

Deedy's defense targets witness's credibility

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 04:56
The lawyer for Christopher Deedy told the state judge presiding over a U.S. State Department special agent's murder retrial that he has "a good-faith basis to believe" that the friend of shooting victim Kollin Elderts hired a criminal defense lawyer for himself after the shooting.