Local News

Kokua Line: IRS forms at most libraries; others allow copying for fee

Thu, 02/13/2014 - 05:59
QUESTION: Since the IRS doesn't mail tax forms anymore, I've been going to Aiea Library to pick up forms. However, I was informed that they won't be having the federal forms this year.

911 Report

Thu, 02/13/2014 - 05:59
Fall from cliff kills man, 23 • Herbicide kills 5 pets on Kauai

Newswatch

Thu, 02/13/2014 - 05:59
Hawaii Kai accountant runs for City Council • Ex-postal clerk indicted in gift-card theft

Island Images

Thu, 02/13/2014 - 05:59

Reduced prison time angers victims' families

Thu, 02/13/2014 - 05:59
Minimum sentences for more than a dozen murderers were cut by an average of 40 years after the cases had to be revisited because of past procedural errors by the Hawaii Paroling Authority, according to a Honolulu Star-Advertiser analysis of the agency's data.

New York Times: Short-order books are fast, hot and easy to consume

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 05:55
"Annihilation," the chilling first novel of a trilogy by Jeff VanderMeer that was released last week, tells the story of a scientific expedition to a mysterious place called Area X that has been cut off from the rest of the world.

New York Times: Clinton scandal of '90s resurfaces with papers

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 05:55
The once-embattled President Bill Clinton has assumed a post-presidential role as global philanthropist and the scorned first lady, Hillary Rodham Clinton, is now a former senator, a former secretary of state, and a potential 2016 presidential candidate.

Max

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 05:55

Pearl shipyard will work on retiring the USS Denver

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 05:55
The amphibious ship USS Denver, which has supported U.S. expeditionary forces in the Asia-Pacific region for more than 40 years, will be decommissioned in Pearl Harbor on Sept. 30.

Anti-hoarding proposal targets private property

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 05:55
In response to complaints from neighbors of a Kaimuki homeowner, Councilwoman Ann Kobayashi has introduced a bill that would allow city crews to enter private property and remove junk.

Bike sharing plan would ease car congestion, backers say

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 05:55
City and state leaders and environmental advocates are moving full speed ahead on a plan to bring bike sharing to Honolulu's urban core by the summer of 2015.

Pacific's ancient residents included new whale species

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 05:55
An odd melange of marine creatures occupied the North Pacific back before the last ice age, a New Zealand researcher has found. They include a newly discovered species that is a close relative of minke, fin and blue whales, reports Robert Boessenecker, a doctoral student in geology at the University of Otago.

Residents demand HCDA change or die

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 05:55
Kakaako residents want the Legislature to restructure the Hawaii Community Development Authority to be more responsive to community concerns and better manage growth in the area, or abolish the agency, tasked with regulating development in Honolulu's urban core.

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