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Mon, 05/12/2014 - 04:55

Newswatch

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 04:55
The Honolulu-bound lanes of the H-3 freeway will be shut down Friday night through early Monday morning so crews can replace a key component that runs the length of that side of the roadway, transportation officials say.

911 Report

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 04:55
Kapolei man is charged in shooting • Police seek gunman in gas station robbery

Measure on bus ads faces delay

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 04:55
Honolulu City Council members will likely defer until next year a final decision on Mayor Kirk Caldwell's controversial plan to raise money for bus routes by selling advertising on the sides of city buses.

Assaggio owner given 6 months in prison for laundering $1.3M

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 04:55
Assaggio restaurants owner Thomas Ky told a federal judge Wednesday that his conviction for money laundering has taught him a hard and valuable lesson that will make him a better businessman.

Plans unveiled for future Daniel K. Inouye Center

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 04:55
The future Daniel K. Inouye Center for Democratic Leadership will be more than just a museum and a space to house the late senator's congressional papers, including those from the Watergate and Iran-Contra scandals.

Lassner: UH could lead nation in higher education

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 04:55
David Lassner says that while he's never aspired to be president of the University of Hawaii in his nearly 40-year career at the university, he thinks UH has the potential to be the leading public higher education system in the nation and welcomes the opportunity to try to make that happen.

College-going rate flat, but remedial figure brighter

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 04:55
Amid educational reforms to better prepare Hawaii public school students for college and careers, the number of college-going graduates last year remained flat, and nearly a third of those who enrolled at the University of Hawaii weren't equipped to take entry-level math and English courses, according to a new report.

Lawsuit settlements cost taxpayers $3.7M

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 04:55
The Honolulu City Council unanimously agreed to settle several lawsuits against the city at a cost of $3.67 million to taxpayers. The settlements included $1.4 million for the family of Aaron Torres, who was suffocated by three police officers during an arrest in 2012.

Hokule'a crew prepares to leave on trek

Sun, 05/11/2014 - 04:46
Crew members are making final preparations — and locals are offering farewells and good wishes — as Hokule‘a readies to leave Oahu in less than a week for what aims to be its most ambitious voyage yet.

Obituaries

Sun, 05/11/2014 - 04:46
Jackie Doreen Aalona-Wong • Clara K. Gilman Choo Alameida • Procesa Agbulos Alcantara • Roger Delamen Ambago • Glenn V. Butler • Beverly Chung • Catalina Dayanan • and more

Measures spurred by molasses leak fail at Capitol

Sun, 05/11/2014 - 04:46
A massive molasses spill in Honolulu Harbor last fall led Hawaii lawmakers to introduce legislation designed to prevent a repeat disaster. But the proposals they crafted failed to survive the 2014 legislative session.

Group opens isle office to push GMO labeling

Sun, 05/11/2014 - 04:46
A national organization promoting the labeling of genetically modified food has opened an office in Honolulu. The Center for Food Safety has also established a local political action committee and will get involved in state elections this summer, Hawaii News Now reported.

Activist investigating misuse of land unclear on attackers

Sun, 05/11/2014 - 04:46
Honolulu police are investigating an assault on Oahu environmental activist Carroll Cox while he was looking into the alleged toxic dumping and misuse of land under the state Department of Hawaiian Home Lands.

Slain Kailua woman had bold, caring spirit

Sun, 05/11/2014 - 04:46
Tracy Fergerstrom's laughter always filled the room, according to family members. "She was the life of the party," said her sister, Annalisa Forsstrom. "She loved to have fun."

What Ever Happened To: Police still in the dark after solar panel theft

Sun, 05/11/2014 - 04:46
QUESTION: Whatever happened to the police investigation into the theft of more than 400 solar panels from a shipping container on military property in Aliamanu?

Newswatch

Sun, 05/11/2014 - 04:46
Rising revenues lead to bigger 2015 budget • Falling tree puts 2 in hospital

911 Report

Sun, 05/11/2014 - 04:46
Man faces 20 years for abuse • Man doused with gas, torched

Mililani schoolkids receive preview of Johnson's summer show at Shell

Sun, 05/11/2014 - 04:46
A gym full of wide-eyed kids clapped along as Jack Johnson put on a three-song concert for Mililani Ike Elementary School on Wednesday.

Video shows teen stowaway wandering on airport tarmac

Sun, 05/11/2014 - 04:46
The state Department of Transportation on Tuesday released security video from Kahu­lui Airport that shows the Cali­for­nia teenage stowaway dropping down from a Hawaiian Airlines jet's wheel well after surviving a more than five-hour flight.