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Air Force targets 238 jobs to slash in islands

Local News - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 04:54
Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam will lose 238 positions in a move announced Monday by the Air Force to cut costs and eliminate nearly 3,500 positions worldwide over the next five years.

Statements to police will not be aired during trial

Local News - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 04:54
A state judge says self-incriminating statements made by a former Sacred Hearts Academy teacher accused of sexually assaulting one of his students cannot be used against him in trial.

Man indicted in killing on Maui

Local News - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 04:54
The ex-boyfriend of a pregnant Maui woman missing for five months was scheduled to be in Maui Circuit Court on Tuesday morning to face a second-degree murder charge.

Man re-indicted in shooting is released after bail reduced

Local News - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 04:54
A Circuit Court judge cut the $1 million bail for an Air Force sergeant accused of attempted murder and released him to his parents' supervision following his re-indictment for the alleged shooting of two men outside a Pearl City strip club in 2011.

Permits available for Kauai plum picking, hunting

Local News - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 04:54
Plum-picking season and hunting season for feral cattle and goats get underway this month on state land in Kokee and Wai­mea on Kauai.

Incidental Lives: Recent MidPac graduate sets her sights on acting

Local News - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 04:54
If all goes according to plan, Zoe Cipres' glamorous (not really), pampered (think again), leisurely (keep thinking) life as a international model will someday soon reach its expiration date.

Kokua Line: Crosswalk has no signal but sign tells drivers to halt

Local News - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 04:54
Question: I was walking Ewa-bound on Ala Moana Boulevard, approaching the Atkinson Drive intersection.

U.S.-Japanese ties stronger than ever, nations' admirals say

Local News - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 04:54
U.S.-Japanese naval cooperation is deepening, top U.S. and Japa­nese admirals said Monday as they met on the sidelines of the world's largest maritime exercises.

911 Report

Local News - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 04:54
18-year-old man jailed in fatal shooting • Gunman robs Waipahu's Jack in the Box

Newswatch

Local News - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 04:54
Man charged after wild ride with school bus • Prison escapee back in custody on Valley Isle

オアフ島に動物サーカスがやってくる

ローカルニュース - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 08:27
 モスクワのサーカス団が、オアフ島のニール・ブレイズデル・センターでの公演を予定していることが明らかになった。 オアフ島では、1994年にサーカスで曲芸中の雌のアフリカ象が逃走し、調教師が死亡するという痛ましい事故が発生しており、州内での動物サーカスの開催は約20年ぶりとなる。 モスクワ・インターナショナル・サーカスの関係者は、サーカスは10月3日(金)から5日(日)に8公演が行われるものの、象や熊による曲芸ショーは行わないとしている。
参考:パシフィック・ビジネス・ニュース

当局がホノルル空港駅の詳細を発表

ローカルニュース - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 08:03
 ホノルル高速輸送システム局(HART)は昨日、オアフ島内で建設が進められている鉄道システムのホノルル空港駅の詳細を明らかにした。 当局はホノルル空港駅の設置場所について、 空港の国際線ターミナルと駐車場の中間部分に建設し、ターミナルや駐車場と駅を結ぶ陸橋を設置するとしている。 なお、ホノルル空港駅の建設は2015年から2017年の期間に実施され、2019年の鉄道完成と同時に駅も開業する見込みとなっている。
参考:ホノルル・スター・アドバタイザー

Kim and Xian diverge from rivals

Local News - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 04:14
With less than a month to go before the Aug. 9 primary, state Senate President Donna Mercado Kim, a veteran campaigner, and human rights activist Kathryn Xian, a political newcomer, are the U.S. House candidates who are stepping away from the pack on key issues.

Veteran served amid history on USS Missouri

Local News - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 04:14
He saw the last years of World War II from the decks of the battleship USS Missouri, a journey that included a kami­kaze attack and climaxed with the Japa­nese surrender in 1945.

High-priced firepower bombards target ship

Local News - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 04:14
For both Norway and the U.S. Navy, the firing of a Norwegian Naval Strike Missile during Rim of the Pacific war games was a big deal.

Norway sends a message with its might

Local News - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 04:14
Rim of the Pacific maritime exercises in Hawaii are many things to many nations in an increasingly interconnected world. RIMPAC provides the ability to work in large ship formations at sea.

New campaign spending rule brings 'better transparency'

Local News - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 04:14
Political candidates reporting their expenses online must now place each expenditure into one of eight categories under new rules from the state Campaign Spending Commission.

Gay marriage remains a battle for foes in Kapolei

Local News - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 04:14
Incumbent Sharon Har faces a persistent foe in her Demo­cratic primary race to again represent Kapo­lei and Maka­kilo, along with a political neophyte who just moved into the district.

Outreach efforts help fill neighborhood boards

Local News - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 04:14
If city Neighborhood Commission Executive Secretary Nicole Velasco had her way, all 437 seats on Oahu's 33 neighborhood boards would be filled.