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Schofield boy in state's care after alleged abuse

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 04:57
A 22-year-old male soldier and a 25-year-old woman were arrested last month on suspicion of first-degree assault of a child, and the Department of Human Services has removed the 3-year-old victim from their Schofield Barracks home.

Dems continue open-primary fight

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 04:57
The Democratic Party of Hawaii argues in a new legal filing that there is no important difference between Hawaii's open primary and a California blanket primary that the U.S. Supreme Court ruled was unconstitutional in 2000.

Group to discuss making city 'friendly'

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 04:57
A citizens group tasked with finding ways to make Oahu more accommodating for seniors and others will meet Thursday for the first time.

Plan to base drones on Oahu includes training at Pohakuloa

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 04:55
HILO » The Pohakuloa Training Area on Hawaii island would host drone training flights for up to 12 weeks a year under a proposal to relocate unmanned aircraft to the state from California.

Federal inmates in gang case go on hunger strike to protest conditions

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 04:55
Attorneys for the inmates say about eight stopped eating Sunday to protest isolation in a segregated unit and conditions that include a lack of clean underwear, loss of family visits and maggots in food.

Judge likely to let suit over driver testing stand

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 04:55
A federal judge is not inclined to dismiss a lawsuit alleging Hawaii discriminates against those with limited English skills by making it difficult for them to obtain a driver's license.

Corrections

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 04:55
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.

New York Times: From shooting victim to prisoner, not an uncommon passage

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 04:55
NEW YORK » Two days after he had been shot, Andre Daly awoke in a haze with a police officer standing by his hospital bed in Brooklyn. "He's telling me now I'm a prisoner of New York City because I have a warrant," Daly said.

Hawaii makes strides in spending transparency

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 04:55
Hawaii is the second most improved state in the nation when it comes to providing public online access to government spending, according to an annual study released Tuesday.

Petition filers seek anti-GMO initiative

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 04:55
A group with a website called Shakamovement.org maintains that it has enough signatures of registered voters to place before Maui County voters an initiative that would call for a conditional ban on planting genetically modified crops.

TSA opens 4 PreCheck offices

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 04:55
Hawaii-based air travelers can now visit local Transportation Security Administration offices to complete applications for PreCheck, a program that allows passengers to clear airport security lines more easily.

Plan would raze King's Village in Waikiki

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 04:55
The local development partnership that owns King's Village has pledged more than $1 million in community spending in exchange for permission from the city to build a condominium hotel tower that exceeds Waikiki's height and density requirements.

School board leader questioned about his Christian faith

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 04:55
Critics blasted the nomination of retired bank executive Don Horner — a volunteer pastor — for being affiliated with a church that opposed same-sex marriage.

3 finalists chosen for UH geophysics chief

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 04:55
Three finalists have been selected for director of the Hawaii Institute of Geophysics and Planetology at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

What Ever Happened To: Kawaihae Cave artifacts recovered in settlement are at Bishop Museum

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 04:55
Question: Whatever happened to the 83 artifacts recovered from the Kawaihae Caves Complex following a 2006 settlement that required Bishop Museum and Native Hawaiian group Hui Malama I Na Kupuna O Hawai‘i Nei to share the $330,000 cost to recover the objects?

Kokua Line: Parking limits meant to aid customers with P.O. boxes

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 04:55
Question: Could you tell me why the parking lot adjacent to the downtown post office at 335 Merchant St. has a 24-hour/30-minute parking policy, since the post office is ostensibly closed at night and on the weekends?

New York Times: Explosion illustrates risks of China's fracking quest

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 04:35
JIAOSHIZHEN, China » Residents of this isolated mountain valley of terraced cornfields were just going to sleep last April when they were jolted by an enormous roar, followed by a tower of flames.

Obituaries

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 04:35
Ruth Kee Up Adversalo • Lucille Maria Aki • Premitivo Ames • Esther Palijo Apelin • William James Bennett • Cobey Black • Roger Tsung Ded Chong • Constance Y.T. Choy • and more

Newswatch

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 04:35
Legislators grill hospital chief • UH college set to honor pair • Obstacles delay Big Isle's reuse of waste water; and more

911 Report

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 04:35
Man killed in fall from truck identified • Boy injured at bicycle motocross track • Suspect charged with threatening, abuse