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Keep Hawaii Hawaii: Friendship Garden thrives under pair's faithful stewardship

Wed, 02/05/2014 - 05:50
It is hard to believe there is a gem of a 10-acre park above Kaneohe Bay that is owned by neither the government nor a corporation. Instead, it is mostly the vision of two individuals who over time have preserved this mini ahupuaa for enjoyment of the public.

Volcanic Ash: Slim, casual memoir offers enriching look at late judge

Wed, 02/05/2014 - 05:50
"Judge Sam King: A Memoir" is a welcome final visit with one of modern Hawaii's greatest minds and finest sons. A proud part-Hawaiian, King's life was long in years -- 94 -- and distinction.

Island Images

Wed, 02/05/2014 - 05:50

Newswatch

Wed, 02/05/2014 - 05:50
Wet weather and high surf expected today • Coral species is new to isles • Birds found to tolerate malaria

911 Report

Wed, 02/05/2014 - 05:50
Driver of moped is badly injured in crash • Elderly Alzheimer's patient is found safe • Search for missing man shuts Big Isle park

Obituaries

Wed, 02/05/2014 - 05:50
Maria Salome Torres Aliangan • Agnes Marie Balthazar • Carmen S. Brewer • Crecella Pacleb Derige • Lynne Rimmler Dudoit • Laurie M.L. Go-Yamada • Ok Nye Han and more

Schools struggle with 990 hours requirement of classroom time

Wed, 02/05/2014 - 05:50
Most elementary schools are in compliance with the minimum time component, but many middle and high schools are still struggling to reconfigure their schedules to meet next year's requirement.

OHA pursues plan to double revenue from Kakaako land

Wed, 02/05/2014 - 05:50
Land in Kakaako owned by the state Office of Hawaiian Affairs could be worth more than twice as much with four or five condominium towers if the agency can persuade the Legislature to lift a ban on housing development in the area.

Corrections and Clarifications

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 05:46
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.

New York Times: After many turns, a dream up in smoke

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 05:46
JIANGMEN, China » It has been decades since a train has passed through the old Beijie train station in southern China. On a recent winter morning, the only sign of activity came from a group of architecture students busy with their sketchpads.

New York Times: Push for preschool becomes a bipartisan cause outside Washington

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 05:46
Preschool is having its moment, as a favored cause for politicians and interest groups who ordinarily have trouble agreeing on the time of day.

Money gap raises doubts about Ige's chances in primary

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 05:46
Gov. Neil Abercrombie was always going to have a fundraising advantage over state Sen. David Ige in the Demo­cratic primary for governor. But the size of the gap has raised warning flags about whether Ige can mount a credible challenge.

Lobbying filings offer look at cost of gay-marriage fight

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 05:46
The National Organization for Marriage spent more than $118,950 on television advertisements and lobbying materials to fight gay marriage in Hawaii during the special session last fall, state lobbying disclosure reports show.

Mainland facility sought for teen runaway

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 05:46
A 17-year-old boy who was shot in the wrist during a confrontation with police at Roosevelt High School this week needs to be housed and treated in a secure mental health facility on the mainland because there are no appropriate facilities in the islands, his attorney said Friday.

Black History Month display celebrates civil rights

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 05:46
"Bridging Cultures Created Equal" was created in recognition of the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s march on Washington and former South African President Nelson Mandela.

Search underway for site of Obama library

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 05:46
"With our multicultural population and traditions of compromise and dialogue, Hawaii has shaped the president's inclusive values and collaborative style of governing, making this an ideal location for his future presidential center," Lt. Gov. Tsu­tsui said.

Newswatch

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 05:46
2 ramps along westbound H-1 and part of Pali closed today • Big Isle shooting range plan prompts noise concerns

911 Report

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 05:46
Homeless man held in stabbing incident • 2 suspects sought in Kalihi robberies • Man knocked down and robbed in Pahoa • Man charged with robbing bank in Hilo

Island Images

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 05:46

Obituaries

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 05:46
Katherine Bacxa Agcaoili • Freeman Harris Allen Sr. • Vearle L. Allen • Lee Allan Allison • Dorothy Kauokawelo Alo • Ryan Yukio Aoki • Lupe Apodaca • Josefino Mediano Belocura and more