Local News

Fuel leaked dozens of times over 6 decades, Navy says

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 05:55
A Navy report reveals multiple leaks of many thousands of gallons of fuel over 65 years from 20 giant underground military storage tanks.

Volcanic Ash: Mayor's campaign promise on rail is a mixed bag so far

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 05:55
When Kirk Caldwell was elected mayor of Honolulu, I listed actions I thought he needed to take if he was to keep his campaign promise to "build rail better."

Vital Statistics

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 05:55
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.

Island Images

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 05:55

Newswatch

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 05:55
Bill calls for anti-graffiti czar, cameras • Seattle educator chosen as 'Iolani dean • Gravesites set for renovation • Native Hawaiian clinic to shutter

911 Report

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 05:55
10-foot tiger shark seen off Waikiki beach • Woman accused of ramming man's car

Obituaries

Tue, 02/11/2014 - 05:49
Peter Ahoe Akimo • Charles Tadao Aoki • Toshio Araki • Baltazar Porte Barroga • Roy Asprin Burns Jr. • Joseph Elaban • Lowell Dale Kanani Farias • Eugene Bal Dunn Gleason • Yoshiaki Higa • Edwin Masaaki Hiroshige • and more

Zip Mobiles showing their age

Tue, 02/11/2014 - 05:49
Five months before brake problems on the Zip Mobile snarled thousands of West Oahu commuters in a morning traffic jam, the vehicle's manufacturer told the company that runs the ZipperLane in a report that the brakes should be replaced.

Dinos revive in isles for 'Jurassic World'

Tue, 02/11/2014 - 05:49
The world's most famous dinosaurs are coming back to Hawaii. "Jurassic World," the fourth installment in the Steven Spielberg dinosaur series, will film on Oahu and Kauai starting in April, said Patrick Crowley, one of the producers of the film.

Autopsy to be conducted on inmate

Tue, 02/11/2014 - 05:49
The city Medical Examiner's Office will conduct an autopsy to determine how a 44-year-old Halawa Correctional Facility inmate serving time for robbery died in his cell. Corrections officials said preliminary reports indicate that inmate Reginald Saia committed suicide.

State may yank land from UH

Tue, 02/11/2014 - 05:49
The University of Hawaii stands to lose control of 990 acres of agricultural land in Kapo­lei mauka of its new West Oahu campus as lawmakers consider transferring the property to the state Department of Land and Natural Resources.

Power outage exposes UH's repair needs

Tue, 02/11/2014 - 05:49
An electrical failure that knocked out power on the University of Hawaii at Manoa campus Thursday highlights the much-talked-about deferred maintenance repairs the school sorely needs, school officials said.

Aloha Tower tenants told to clear out for HPU's renovation

Tue, 02/11/2014 - 05:49
Two restaurants, a tour boat and a taxi stand. That's all that will be left at Aloha Tower Marketplace next month as redevelopment work approaches for the once-bustling but long-struggling waterfront retail complex at Hono­lulu Harbor.

McManaman steps down over 'personal matters'

Tue, 02/11/2014 - 05:49
In a surprise to even her peers, Patricia McManaman, head of the state Department of Human Services, is stepping down due to personal reasons, the state announced Friday.

Gov. Abercrombie must restrict Niihau fishing, OHA says

Tue, 02/11/2014 - 05:49
State Office of Hawaiian Affairs trustees have asked its chief executive officer to draft a letter urging Gov. Neil Abercrombie to use his powers to prohibit the taking of aquatic life within three miles of Niihau by non-Niihau residents.

Liquor panel too slack, councilman complains

Tue, 02/11/2014 - 05:49
Commissioners with the city's liquor control agency must do a better job of scrutinizing and vetting candidates in this latest attempt to fill the agency's administrator position, said Hono­lulu city Councilman Ron Menor.

Pedestrian dies of injuries after vehicle struck him in November

Tue, 02/11/2014 - 05:49
An 85-year-old man hit by a car in Ewa Beach on Nov. 8 died Thursday at the Queen's Medical Center. The Honolulu Medical Examiner's office identified the man as James N. Gresham of Kaneohe.

Newswatch

Tue, 02/11/2014 - 05:49
Coach pleads no contest to striking youth • Man accused of robbing acquaintance

Senate panel OKs 3 housing measures

Mon, 02/10/2014 - 05:55
Hawaii could see more micro apartments, housing for seniors, and rental properties if bills that lawmakers approved in committee Wednesday become law.

Obituaries

Mon, 02/10/2014 - 05:55
Baltazar Porte Barroga • Cesario Roman Campos • Ranelle Kanoeau Godoy-Derige • George K. Hiwatashi • David Teruji Ishii • Robert Loando Sr. • Robert T. Matsushita • Ronald Jack Mayuiers • Michael Mitsuo Muraoka • and more