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Budget talks hit snag over construction spending

Sun, 04/27/2014 - 04:43
Hung up over construction spending, state House and Senate negotiators have pushed deliberations on the state budget to Friday, the deadline to have bills ready for final votes next week before the session adjourns.

Corrections and Clarifications

Sun, 04/27/2014 - 04:43
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.

Hannemann running for governor as independent

Sat, 04/26/2014 - 04:53
Former Honolulu Mayor Mufi Hannemann, hoping voters have grown weary of both Democrats and Republicans, will run for governor as an independent.

Where lawmaker lives to be debated in court

Sat, 04/26/2014 - 04:53
The state Intermediate Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday that the Circuit Court can hear a legal challenge to state Rep. Calvin Say's residency.

Marine admits killing prostitute

Sat, 04/26/2014 - 04:53
A Marine admitted at his court-martial Wednesday at Kaneohe Bay that he killed a prostitute in his Waikiki hotel room last year and then dumped her naked body near Yokohama Bay.

Ex-church official is accused of sex abuse 3 decades ago

Sat, 04/26/2014 - 04:53
On the eve of a critical deadline, a woman Wednesday sued the Roman Catholic Diocese of Honolulu and its former vicar general, Marc Alexander, accusing him of sexually abusing her 30 years ago when she was a minor and he was working at St. John Vianney in Kailua.

Additional docs soon needed for driver's license

Sat, 04/26/2014 - 04:53
Question: I recently renewed my license for two years and wasn't required to present any documents as I already did that in 2012 when the law required them... Would you be able to clarify the need to present documents again?

911 Report

Sat, 04/26/2014 - 04:53
Police officer's restraining order dropped • Suspect arrested in home invasion robbery

Newswatch

Sat, 04/26/2014 - 04:53
Teen disoriented, wobbly after risky flight • Kidnapping call results in arrest of Hilo suspect • Stubborn blaze fueled by wind burns 12 acres

Blue Angels bringing fun to South Shore

Sat, 04/26/2014 - 04:53
The Navy's Blue Angels demonstration squadron will add a twist to the corkscrewing, speeding and precision aerobatic flying performance they'll put on in September in Hawaii: The show this year will be at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.

Death penalty case is in hands of jury

Sat, 04/26/2014 - 04:53
Jurors in the capital murder trial of former Schofield Barracks soldier Naeem Williams were scheduled to begin deliberating Wednesday morning after hearing closing arguments Tuesday.

Woman who allegedly damaged palace door pleads not guilty

Sat, 04/26/2014 - 04:53
The 21-year-old woman accused of damaging a 130-year-old glass door at Iolani Palace two months ago entered a plea of not guilty Monday in Circuit Court to criminal property damage and burglary.

Mandatory kindergarten expedited

Sat, 04/26/2014 - 04:53
Lawmakers are fast-tracking legislation that would make kindergarten mandatory for 5-year-olds in hopes of giving the state time to run a public education campaign about the change before the school year ends next month.

Isle Dems yield to Ige's request for speaking time at convention

Sat, 04/26/2014 - 04:53
The Democratic Party of Hawaii on Tuesday evening reversed course and agreed to allow state Sen. David Ige, who is challenging Gov. Neil Abercrombie in the primary, to speak at the party's state convention in May.

Isle shows pau, Mars is off to Zippy's

Sat, 04/26/2014 - 04:53
The three sold-out shows at Blaisdell Arena are history. With latest leg of his 14-month Moonshine Jungle Tour completed and almost a month before he starts the next one, Bruno Mars has time to take a deep breath, enjoy Hawaii and talk to the Star-Advertiser.

Details of teen's life emerge as he awaits return

Sat, 04/26/2014 - 04:53
The 15-year-old Cali­for­nia boy who survived a harrowing San Jose-to-Maui flight in a jetliner's wheel well remains at a Hono­lulu children's hospital while child-welfare officials work on the details of getting him back to the San Francisco Bay Area.

Corrections and Clarifications

Sat, 04/26/2014 - 04:53
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.

Legislators urged to mandate autism coverage

Sat, 04/26/2014 - 04:53
For Gerilyn Pinnow, every dollar that goes to treat her son's autism is one less she's able to save for her daughter's college education.

Dentist settles with state over complaints

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 04:51
State authorities have reached tentative settlements with Dr. John D. Stover to resolve 11 of the 12 complaints filed against him for his medical and dental work.

City Council panel approves ban on sweepstakes machines

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 04:51
The odds are looking good that sweepstakes gaming machines will be outlawed on Oahu after a Hono­lulu City Council committee Tuesday endorsed a proposed ordinance.