Local News

Man who stole millions gets 3-year term

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:59
By the time the Internal Revenue Service caught up with Windward Oahu plumber and real estate agent Francis E. Chandler III, all he had left in his bank account was about $900,000.

Abercrombie apologizes to Inouye's widow

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:59
Gov. Neil Abercrombie apologized on Monday for casting doubt on a letter from U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye that urged the governor to name U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa as his successor.

State to eradicate Waimanalo little fire ants

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:59
Within a month, state agricultural crews will begin eradicating colonies of little fire ants within about a 4-acre area of Waimanalo.

4 nonprofits join defense of GMO law

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:59
Four nonprofit organizations were allowed to join Kauai County in defending a new ordinance that regulates pesticide use and genetically modified crops against a federal lawsuit by seed companies challenging its legality.

Corrections and Clarifications

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:59
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.

Obituaries

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:59
Carol Zane Atkinson • Hiroshi Azeka • Joan Felicidad Cambra • James C. Carter • Adelina Ramos Duldulao • Herminia Duque Dumalanta • Milan L. Fleming • Phyllis Marie Hamilton • and more

Student shows real promise with her photography skills

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 04:56
To see as Rachel Handlin sees is to be ever present, ever engaged in the emergent moment.

Kokua Line: Transportation Department informed of trashy lookout

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 04:56
Question: On Pali Highway, there's a drive-off to a lookout where you can see the Honolulu Memorial Park pagoda. A lot of old building material and other stuff has been thrown over the side. Can you kindly inform whoever takes care of this area?

911 Report

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 04:56
Copper stolen from reservoir monitor • Woman killed in moped crash identified

Newswatch

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 04:56
Man pleads not guilty to Kailua murder • Assault is now a murder case after victim dies

Kokua Line: Waimea Bay's bushes OK but Sharks Cove's need trim

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 04:56
Question: The grass and bushes along the road around Waimea Bay and Sharks Cove block some of the best views in the world.

App helps diagnose papaya infection

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 04:56
A newly designed smartphone application is offering backyard growers an opportunity to find out whether their papaya plants are infected with the destructive papaya ring­spot virus.

Lava flow in Puna foments fear of fires

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 04:56
Some Hawaii island residents are concerned that a dry summer could increase the risk that fires set by lava could eat through the thick forest behind their houses.

Diverse interests join up to oppose Kauai dairy plan

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 04:56
A plan to build the state's first grass-fed dairy, Hawai‘i Dairy Farms, on former Kauai sugar lands has heated up into a big-money battle pitting powerful — and somewhat unlikely — opponents over environmental and economic concerns.

Bill targets gambling machines

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 04:56
A bill before the Honolulu City Council would make it illegal to own, operate or use a simulated gambling machine on Oahu.

Ocean Watch: Hollywood take on voyaging smoother than in real life

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 04:56
We're sailing from Tahiti to Niue, a tiny island country of about 2,000 people. Craig and I have been at sea on our 37-foot sailboat for more than a week now, sailing in brisk 20 to 25 mph southeast tradewinds.

Newswatch

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 04:56
Cancellations of visits persist at prisons • Bridge possible at Kauai stream • Burglaries drop in West Hawaii

911 Report

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 04:56
Moped driver dies after collision with truck • Kalihi man arrested in Aiea stabbing • Virginia man suspected in sex assault; and more

Abercrombie casts doubt on Inouye's 'dying wish'

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 04:56
For political and emotional drama, it's hard to top this: U.S. Sen. Daniel Ino­uye, the most beloved and respected figure in Hawaii state history, makes a deathbed request to name his successor in Washington.

New York Times: Beaming good cheer to a town's dark days

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 04:56
RJUKAN, Norway » Yearning for sunlight has been a part of life in this quaint old factory town in central Norway for as long as anyone can remember. Here, the sun disappears behind a mountain for six months of the year.