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Strong winter tradewinds are contributing to an increase in debris from the March 2011 Japanese tsunami reaching coastal areas off Kauai and other Hawaii islands, sometimes smashing against reefs and carrying suspected alien species.
My recent column about the successful elimination of rats from Palmyra Atoll, a National Wildlife Refuge 1,000 miles south of Hawaii, garnered some good questions and comments.
Question: Do you know why many of the trees at Kaahumanu Cemetery, at the corner of Kapalama Avenue and School Street in Kalihi, were cut down?
Washington state tourist, 50, drowns • 50-foot fall puts man in critical condition • Suspect holed up in church is arrested
Rain expected to subside, wind to continue • Victim ID'd as New Yorker • Kin sue police in man's death
CASTEL GANDOLFO, Italy » This cramped hilltop town outside of Rome is in its final preparations for the arrival on Thursday afternoon of an honored guest: Pope Benedict XVI, who will commence his new life as "pope emeritus," one of the titles by which he will be known.
WASHINGTON » The federal government, the nation's largest consumer and investor, is cutting back at a pace only exceeded in the last half-century by the military demobilizations after the Vietnam War and the Cold War.
Hawaii lawmakers are debating a bill to give the counties more control over the development of geothermal energy resources.
Patricia Ann Aki • Florencio Acosta Andres • Maria Calaranan Ganir • Genrhel S. Gumayagay • Matsumori Higa • Shizuyo Horiuchi • Steven Kennison • Annie A. Leorna • Koichi Masaki, and more
Big Island marijuana advocate Roger Christie, who has spent more than 21⁄2 years in federal custody pending trial on marijuana trafficking, will have to spend at least five more months behind bars.
A Kokua Line column detailing the city's inability to repair broken water heaters at city swimming pools and parks around Oahu due to budgetary limits got philanthropist Abigail Kawananakoa so distressed that she reached for her pocketbook.
Hahaione Elementary School in Hawaii Kai has been approved to offer the prestigious International Baccalaureate program to students, meaning the rigorous curriculum is now being taught from kindergarten through 12th grade in East Oahu.
Despite relatively calmer skies on Saturday, the National Weather Service reports the lingering unstable air mass that brought high winds and heavy rain to the state late last week could continue to vex portions of Hawaii island today.
The newspaper founded by a crusading Japanese immigrant who led a major sugar strike on Oahu and won a U.S. Supreme Court decision protecting private non-English-language schools in Hawaii and elsewhere in the nation is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year.
A Salt Lake man was cleaning his rifle early Saturday when it went off, sending a bullet into his condo ceiling and sharp shards into his young son's shoulder.
State lawmakers have opted for a study after considering for the first time legislation that would have required employers to grant workers time off to be involved in their children's school-related functions.
As in the song "Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch," our governor just can't help himself as we "flASHback" on the week's news that amused and confused:
By Comet C/2011 L4 makes an appearance just after sunset this month.
Each Sunday, the Star-Advertiser publishes Oahu vital statistics for marriage licenses, civil unions and birth certificates filed with the state Department of Health’s Vital Statistics System.
86 tons recyled in phone book drive • Prison escapee denies guilt • Injured Molokai hiker rescued