Local News

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

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.