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Obama tees off for fifth round of golf on vacation

Local News - Thu, 01/02/2014 - 05:52
President Barack Obama played nearly five hours of golf Sunday at Marine Corps Base Hawaii as he continued his annual Christmas vacation. The president's motorcade left their rented Kailua vacation home for the Kaneohe Klipper course just after noon.

Ocean Watch: Tasty snail species leaves pearly shells as gifts of sea

Local News - Thu, 01/02/2014 - 05:52
Of all the things I find on the world's ocean floors and beaches, the round trapdoors of some snail species, called opercula, are high on my list of favorites.

Newswatch

Local News - Thu, 01/02/2014 - 05:52
Sailboat with broken mast found adrift • Sun and muggy weather to greet new year

911 Report

Local News - Thu, 01/02/2014 - 05:52
Suspect held in attack on police officer • Driver dies despite attempt to rescue him • Beach reopened; lifeguards warn of shark risk

Surge in fireworks permits leaves stores and shoppers in the lurch

Local News - Thu, 01/02/2014 - 05:52
Had they known how difficult it would be to find fireworks for sale this year, Manoa residents Brittny Ing-Lee and JT Lee might have spent their Saturday afternoon doing something easier, like adopting a unicorn or searching garage sales for a Honus Wagner baseball card.

Homeless man had sought public office

Local News - Thu, 01/02/2014 - 05:52
The strange, sad life of Anthony Montero — a would-be journalist who ran a series of unsuccessful campaigns for public office under his alias, Paul A. Manner — apparently came to a tragic end in an alley just steps away from the South King Street storefront where he lived for the past several months.

Trade land for fiscal aid, lawmaker proposes

Local News - Thu, 01/02/2014 - 05:52
The financial woes plaguing the University of Hawaii-West Oahu campus has prompted a legislator to propose the state take back the hundreds of unused acreage surrounding the Kapolei campus in exchange for helping the school cover its operating costs.

Planned bill would regulate midwives in isles

Local News - Thu, 01/02/2014 - 05:52
The state requires barbers, plumbers, massage therapists, electricians, auto mechanics, pest control operators, dental hygienists, physicians, and a host of other professional and vocational job holders to meet minimum standards before they can get licenses to serve customers.

Heroes Next Door: Tireless effort keeps monk seals safe, wild

Local News - Thu, 01/02/2014 - 05:52
While most stores, businesses and government agencies closed up shop on Christmas Day, Dana Jones managed a pool of volunteers for 11 hours because Hawaii's monk seals didn't get the memo that Santa Claus had come to town.