Local News

New York Times: An affair? France shrugs, but its leader calls for privacy

Sat, 01/11/2014 - 05:59
PARIS » The photographs show a stout man of middling height striding out of an ordinary-looking Parisian apartment house, a helmet and a dark visor obscuring his face. He gets on a motorized scooter and zooms away into the 8th Arrondissement.

New York Times: A fork? De Blasio's way of eating pizza is mocked

Sat, 01/11/2014 - 05:59
NEW YORK » The pizza arrived, steaming and delectable, a smoked-mozzarella-and-sausage pie presented to Mayor Bill de Blasio like a gilded offering to a visiting caliph.

Government misconduct shakes up procedures in meth trial

Sat, 01/11/2014 - 05:59
A judge has dealt federal prosecutors in a Hawaii meth ring trial a setback by ruling that the government was "sloppy" and "tardy" in providing discovery materials to the defense.

14 enter pleas of not guilty in prostitution racketeering

Sat, 01/11/2014 - 05:59
Fourteen people accused by federal prosecutors of involvement in a street gang's sprawling prostitution ring that spanned dozens of cities and states entered not-guilty pleas Thursday.

Newswatch

Sat, 01/11/2014 - 05:59
Shark sighted by Maui stand-up paddler • Windward Oahu aircraft noise to increase • Safety work closing Waimea Bay all month and more.

911 Report

Sat, 01/11/2014 - 05:59
Car passenger killed by crash into tree • 3 injured in Waimanalo highway collision

Corrections

Sat, 01/11/2014 - 05:59
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.

State investigating dentist whose patient died

Sat, 01/11/2014 - 05:59
The state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs has begun an investigation of Kai­lua dentist Dr. Lilly Geyer after a 3-year-old girl fell into a coma while she was in the dentist's chair and later died.

State revenue projection revised downward to 3.3%

Sat, 01/11/2014 - 05:59
The state Council on Revenues on Tuesday lowered the state's revenue forecast for this fiscal year, expressing some doubt about the rate of Hawaii's economic growth.

Family Court cases dismissed

Sat, 01/11/2014 - 05:59
More than 130 Family Court misdemeanor cases have been dismissed by state judges, and at least another 100 more will be tossed out, as a result of a recent Hawaii Supreme Court decision.

Coast Guard assisting search for worker who jumped off ship

Sat, 01/11/2014 - 05:59
A 34-year-old Fili­pino cruise ship worker intentionally jumped overboard Monday night about 1,133 miles northeast of Hilo, a company official said.

Senators to address state hospital problems

Sat, 01/11/2014 - 05:59
The state Senate will form an investigative panel with subpoena power to probe whether poor management at the Hawaii State Hospital has left workers at extreme risk of assaults by patients.

State expanding outreach

Sat, 01/11/2014 - 05:59
A new airstrip at Poha­ku­loa Training Area on Hawaii island, a return to live-fire training at Makua Valley on Oahu, a stronger state-military-business partnership, and military “liaisons” in Hawaii and Washington, D.C., are being pursued as the state seeks to maintain $8.8 billion in annual military expenditures amid defense budget cuts.

Kokua Line: Vandalized traffic cameras should work soon

Sat, 01/11/2014 - 05:59
Question: I’ve just come back from vacation and can’t find any traffic cameras working on the west side. When will the original 46 cameras, or the other cameras that are down, be restored?

911 Report

Sat, 01/11/2014 - 05:59
Missing woman is owner of crashed car • Man charged in wrong-way H-2 crash • Kona man charged with credit card theft • Boys helped off trail after night on ridge • Suspect arrested over threat with knife • Electricity restored after power failure • Hilo man dies after car hits fence, building

Newswatch

Sat, 01/11/2014 - 05:59
Hawaii County police have identified the 53-year-old Keeau woman who died Saturday in a head-on collision as Anh Kim Tran.

Island Images

Sat, 01/11/2014 - 05:59

New York Times: U.S. owes 30,000 Native Americans royalties for land but can't find them

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 05:27
DENVER » Ervin Chavez remembers hearing talk around the Navajo reservation when he was young, about money owed to American Indian families by the U.S. government for land debts.

New York Times: A national park for Maine proves a hard gift to give

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 05:27
PATTEN, Maine » Lucas St. Clair pulled up to an overlook in Maine's North Woods to a stunning vista of Mount Katahdin, the state's highest peak and the endpoint of the Appalachian Trail.

Obituaries

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 05:27
Lerbbie Alfred Akana • Eustaquio Mamolo Albarracin • Margarete L. Ard • Rochelle Akie Ashikawa • Phillip Richard Brieske • Francis Yuk San Chun • Sylvia Gouveia Clement • Felix T. Echavaria • Richard L. Ermshar • and more