Local News

Volcanic Ash: Employing can-do attitude can turn entire day around

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 04:45
It was looking like a really bad day. I had a meeting in town with the Howard Hughes Corp., but my car's back end was shimmying like a twerking Miley Cyrus.

Island Images

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 04:45

Vital Statistics

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 04:45
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.

911 Report

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 04:45
Collision on H-3 onramp kills motorcyclist Ambulance crash at Ala Moana injures 3

Voyaging canoes off on next leg of journey

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 04:45
After spending more than two weeks reconnecting with extended ohana on Tahiti, crews of Hokule‘a and Hikianalia have resumed their ambitious voyage to spread aloha across the globe via canoe.

Kim and Xian diverge from rivals

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 04:36
With less than a month to go before the Aug. 9 primary, state Senate President Donna Mercado Kim, a veteran campaigner, and human rights activist Kathryn Xian, a political newcomer, are the U.S. House candidates who are stepping away from the pack on key issues.

Newswatch

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 04:36
Land board gains 3 new members • Solo-flying teen makes it to isles • 60 years given for crime spree

Supporters of slain Elderts want accused killer fired

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 04:36
About 100 people marched through downtown Friday calling for Christopher Deedy to be fired as a State Department special agent for shooting and killing a Kai­lua man in 2011. The march was held on the second day of Deedy's retrial.

Worker describes 'happy' group as jurors watch video

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 04:36
State jurors in the Christopher Deedy murder retrial got their first look Friday at the McDonald's restaurant video of the events that culminated in the fatal shooting of Kollin Elderts.

Mayor Wright Homes will be 'reborn'

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 04:36
Saying he would help end the stigmatization of Mayor Wright Homes as "ghetto," Gov. Neil Abercrombie and the state's public housing agency Friday announced they would put out a national search for a master developer.

Memorial event honoring cyclist adds short course

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 04:36
Family, friends and bicycling enthusiasts will gather this weekend for a ride around the island in memory of Zachary Manago. Manago was 18 when he was killed by a hit-and-run driver while cycling along Kamehameha Highway in December 2010.

Sinkhole rips Kailua road

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 04:36
The sinkhole, which formed at about 12:30 a.m. Friday morning near the corner of Hama­kua Drive and Kai­lua Road, was described as 20 feet long by 12 feet deep. What caused it had not been determined.

Ex-House speaker must prove Palolo home is his residence

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 04:36
A Circuit Court judge has ordered state Rep. Calvin Say to prove that he lives in the Palolo state House district he has represented since he was first elected in 1976. Six voters in Say's House district have challenged his residency.

$100M gain in tourism uncovered

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 04:36
A sudden turnaround was announced Friday in Hawaii's tourism industry, which had been fading a bit from last year's visitor arrival and spending records but now is on course to reach new highs.

Hanabusa 'demonstrates commitment' with $117,000 loan to her campaign

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 04:36
U.S. Rep. Colleen Hana­busa, scrambling to stay competitive with U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz in fundraising in the Demo­cratic primary for Senate, loaned her campaign $117,000 in June. Hana­busa had her best fundraising quarter since she announced her campaign.

Cemetery grant denied after group loses nonprofit status

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 04:36
The Abercrombie administration will not release a $100,000 grant to the Ewa Historical Society to maintain the Ewa Plantation Cemetery because the community group lost its nonprofit status.

911 Report

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 04:36
Suspect is charged in Pearl City burglary • California teen goes missing on Big Isle • Big Isle man is killed when jacked up car drops on him • Telescope construction may get started in October

Corrections

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 04:36
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.

Corrections

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 04:36
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

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 04:36
Rosario Fermin Cacpal • Robert Howard Ferguson Jr. • Margaret Cantere Magsayo Fidel • Natsue Go • Bessie Tsugie Hotema • Harry Ky Huynh • Jennie Junko Kan • Shiro Kurokawa • and more