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Newswatch

Tue, 12/31/2013 - 05:47
Services for King today; flags at half-staff • Kauai measure seeks to rein in cat population

Woman will receive $20,000 from ex-officer in civil suit

Tue, 12/31/2013 - 05:47
A former Maui police officer who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a woman in 2008 has agreed to pay her $20,000 to settle a civil lawsuit.

Corrections

Mon, 12/30/2013 - 05:50
The Honolulu Star-Advertiser strives to make its news report fair and accurate. If you have a question or comment about news coverage, call the city editors at 529-4747.

Obituaries

Mon, 12/30/2013 - 05:50
Toshie Matsuyoshi Aquino • Wilfred Wai Mun Ching • Henry Jom Su Choi • Gwendolyn Joyce Chun Chong • Daniel Davis Kaleialoha Choy • Frances Gail Marie DeCosta • Gwendolyn K. DeMoss • Elnora M. Freitas • Dorothy Gladys Gonsalves • and more

Corrections

Mon, 12/30/2013 - 05:50
The Honolulu Star-Advertiser strives to make its news report fair and accurate. If you have a question or comment about news coverage, call the city editors at 529-4747.

New York Times: Disney's newest star wins hearts and stomachs

Mon, 12/30/2013 - 05:50
ORLANDO, Fla. » It made its humble debut at a single stand in the late 1980s next to Big Al's Coonskin Caps in Frontierland. Slowly it spread — dripping, always dripping — beyond Walt Disney World here to Disneyland in California.

Father suspected of trying to drown his baby daughter

Mon, 12/30/2013 - 05:50
A 36-year-old Kailua man allegedly attempted to kill his 2-year-old daughter late Christmas afternoon by jumping into his backyard pool.

Suit seeking entry on ballot for president is dismissed

Mon, 12/30/2013 - 05:50
A federal lawsuit challenging state laws related to getting a candidate's name on Hawaii's presidential election ballot has been dismissed.

Hauula recycling center reopens

Mon, 12/30/2013 - 05:50
Two months after being forced to shut down, the Reynolds Recycling center in Hau­ula reopened last week under a new arrangement with the city.

Makapuu lighthouse trail to open for sunrise hike on New Year's Day

Mon, 12/30/2013 - 05:50
Hikers and New Year's revelers will greet 2014 along the scenic Maka­puu lighthouse trail edging Oahu's easternmost tip.

Heroes Next Door: Bowling advocate keeps rolling strikes

Mon, 12/30/2013 - 05:50
Edward Medeiros clearly isn't one for kicking back. In the quarter-century since retirement, the Kailua resident's daily schedule has picked up in pace, keeping him on the move with a range of activities centered on service to others.

Big waves forecast to keep rolling in to Oahu until this evening

Mon, 12/30/2013 - 05:50
The National Weather Service issued a high-surf advisory Thursday that's expected to be in effect through 6 p.m. today as wave heights continue to reach hazardous levels.

Traffic cameras rendered useless by Oahu criminals

Mon, 12/30/2013 - 05:50
For the second time in two months, vandals have knocked out dozens of traffic cameras across Oahu by ripping out the fiber-optic cables that support them under the H-1 freeway.

Ho ho ho-hum

Mon, 12/30/2013 - 05:50
Business was brisk on the day after Christmas as retailers crossed their fingers for higher spending after disappointing sales leading up to the holiday.

Newswatch

Mon, 12/30/2013 - 05:50
Enright tapped as ag board's new chief • Hospitals to get funding boost for renovations • Illegal vendors cited on Kauai

911 Report

Mon, 12/30/2013 - 05:50
Police seek suspects in 3 robberies • Tourist couple rescued at Kauai beach • Man accused of assaulting police officer • Lifeguards hold man in suspected theft • Witnesses sought in Big Island car crash