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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

Feds praise city's homeless plan

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 04:35
U.S. Assistant Housing Secretary Mark Johnston applauded Mayor Kirk Caldwell's $22 million Housing First plan, calling it a major commitment to provide permanent shelter for those in need.

Tackling children's dental woes in Hawaii

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 04:35
Nine-year-old Dante Ladines clambered into the mobile dentist chair set up in the multipurpose room at Kalihi Elementary School, put on a pair of sunglasses under the bright light and opened his mouth.

16,000 soldiers added to the Pacific

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 04:35
The Army's presence in the Pacific has grown to 106,000 active-duty soldiers from about 90,000, a nearly 18 percent increase, as the service re-balances in the region while planning drastic cuts elsewhere, officials said.

Kailua pair sent to hospital after blaze damages house

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 04:35
A fire ripped through the roof and walls of a rented single-family home in the Enchanted Lake area Tuesday.

Infection led to girl's death, doctor testifies

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 04:35
A second defense medical expert gave jurors in the capital murder trial of former Schofield Barracks soldier Naeem Williams yet another theory of how Williams' 5-year-old daughter, Talia, died.

Legislators OK $2.75 minimum wage rise

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 04:35
The state House on Tuesday approved a minimum wage increase, and there were new signs that the state Senate might accept the House draft rather than force conference committee negotiations that could endanger a pay raise for low-income workers.

$10.7M awarded to isle programs

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 04:35
Federal housing officials have renewed $10.7 million in grants for 38 Hawaii homeless housing and service programs through the Department of Housing and Urban Development's Continuum of Care Program.

Kumu shared love for hula and life through decades of teaching

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 04:35
Renowned kumu hula Leilani Alama died Friday at St. Francis Hospice in Ewa, surrounded by family and friends.

Kokua Line: Ala Wai Canal is no place to swim

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 04:35
Question: Now that work is done on the Ala Wai Canal, I see more people fishing, etc., I wonder about the water's quality. Is it safe to eat the fish or to go in the canal?