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Waialae Ave. work finally pau

Local News - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 04:39
For at least a year and a half, Waialae Avenue has more resembled an obstacle course -- with barriers and torn-up surfaces -- than an actual public street for commuters in Kaimuki.

'Sit-lie,' urination bills advance

Local News - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 04:39
Measures designed to prohibit lying and sitting on city sidewalks as well as urinating and defecating in public continue to move through the Honolulu City Council.

Corrections

Local News - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 04:39
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.

911 Report

Local News - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 04:39
Man indicted again in Pearl City shooting • Longs Drugs store robbed in Waipahu

4 monk seals are Big Isle hospital's first patients

Local News - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 04:39
Four malnourished Hawaiian monk seals from remote atolls northwest of Hawaii's main islands arrived Wednesday for emergency care at a new seal hospital in Kailua-Kona.

Corrections and Clarifications

Local News - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 04:39
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.

マウイ島のコンド販売価格がアップ

ローカルニュース - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 09:50
 マウイ郡不動産協会は、6月中に売買が行われたマウイ島内のコンドミニアムの販売価格が、前年同月に比べて11%増の$445,000だったと発表した。  協会によると、先月マウイ島内で売買されたコンドミニアムの販売戸数は91戸で、前年同月の93戸に比べて減少しているものの、中間販売価格は前年の$400,000より上昇している。 一方、マウイ島内で先月中に売買が成立した一戸建て住宅の中間販売価格は$535,000で、前年同月の$535,000に比べて12%減となっている。
参考:パシフィック・ビジネス・ニュース

訪問者の州内消費額が2ヶ月連続で増加

ローカルニュース - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 09:40
 ハワイ観光局が発表した最新の調査結果で、5月にハワイ州を訪れた訪問者による州内での消費額が、2ヶ月連続で増加していることが明らかになった。 最新の調査結果によると、ハワイ州を訪れた訪問者の数は1.8%増の約650,000人で、訪問者が州内で5月中に消費した金額の総額は前年同月比5.1%増の約11億ドルだった。 ハワイ州観光局関係者は、これから旅行者数が増加する夏季に向け、さらに旅行業界が活気づくとの予想も発表している。
参考:ホノルル・スター・アドバタイザー

Newswatch

Local News - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 04:54
Drones help scientists monitor wildlife at northwestern atolls • Fatal cat virus can't be halted, Maui vet says • Police want to talk to man about burglary

Liberal stances mark political career

Local News - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 04:54
When Gov. Neil Abercrombie appointed Brian Schatz in December 2012 to replace the late U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye, the rationale was that Schatz was the best choice for Hawaii's political future.

Schatz has strong fundraising quarter in U.S. Senate primary

Local News - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 04:54
U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz raised about $822,000 during the past quarter in the Democratic primary for Senate, sending his fundraising total over $4.8 million for the campaign.

Council leaders rethink sale of housing

Local News - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 04:54
Honolulu City Council leaders say they now want to seriously consider scrapping plans to sell off the city's rental housing stock and instead resurrecting a full-fledged housing department that would oversee buildings and programs that assist the homeless and others who need affordable housing.

Vessel faces questions about firepower and cost

Local News - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 04:54
The "littoral combat ship" that was to make up one-sixth of the U.S. Navy fleet continues to be a work in progress as one of the vessels heads out from Pearl Harbor to take part in a "sink exercise" off Kauai during Rim of the Pacific war games.

UH to factor flat tuition in budget

Local News - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 04:54
University of Hawaii campuses will need to assume flat tuition rates — not the previously approved annual 7 percent hikes — when planning their operating budgets for the next two fiscal years.

Meetings canceled as panel members quit over disclosure law

Local News - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 04:54
Resignations over a new law requiring public disclosure of financial interests for members of various state boards and commission have forced the cancellation of at least three board meetings this week.

Abercrombie vetoes 7 bills

Local News - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 04:54
Gov. Neil Abercrombie on Tuesday announced that he had vetoed seven bills, including legislation that would have allowed crime victims to participate in restorative justice programs and would have clarified the line of succession for lieutenant governor.

What Ever Happened To: Youth Challenge Academy on Hawaii isle settling into 'more positive' site in Hilo

Local News - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 04:54
Question: Whatever happened to plans to relocate the National Guard's Hawaii Youth ChalleNGe Academy's facilities on Hawaii island?

Newswatch

Local News - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 04:54
Beetle's spread spurs containment effort • GMO registry subject of court compromise • Council blocks charter vote on oversight panel