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New York Times: Fashion district robberies turn heads, and some can't help smirking

Local News - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 04:58
PARIS » Since the reign of France's Sun King, the historic Place Vendtme has served as this city's capital of luxury, home to high-end fashion boutiques and diamond shops, Coco Chanel's mansion, and the palatial Httel Ritz Paris.

Obituaries

Local News - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 04:58
Rodrigo Calamaan Academia Sr. • Quintin Gary John Aiona • Harvey Raymond Correa • Florentina Sinco Guerrero • Pati Puakinamu Kali Kaluna • Namie Kayano • Lillian Leilani Kealoha • George Kamuela Keolanui • and more

New York Times: The last of the Bohemians turns out the lights

Local News - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 04:58
NEW YORK » At the end of March, Clayton Patterson, the outlaw artist, was sitting in the window of his storefront home on Essex Street complaining about New York. It's something Patterson does well.

New York Times: War pain yields to new anxiety at Fort Hood

Local News - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 04:58
KILLEEN, Texas » Pastor Randall Wallace of the First Baptist Church of Killeen has watched thousands of troops head off to war and then come home to Fort Hood.

OHA wants a plan for Kakaako land

Local News - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 04:58
State Office of Hawaiian Affairs trustees voted Thursday to commission a master plan that will guide the agency in developing 31 acres in Kakaako makai of Ala Moana Boulevard.

Former Hilo resident convicted of killing son in child abuse case

Local News - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 04:58
An Oregon jury has convicted a former Hilo woman of murdering her 4-year-old son in a case that attracted national attention after prosecutors asserted the mother's abuse was motivated by her belief the boy was gay.

Council panel cuts $5 million from mayor's Housing First plan

Local News - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 04:58
The Honolulu City Council's Budget Committee trimmed about $5 million from Mayor Kirk Caldwell's planned Housing First program and threatened to cut even more unless he can provide more specifics about where the permanent units for the homeless will be located.

Senate approves 4 UH regent nominees despite some opposition

Local News - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 04:58
The state Senate on Thursday confirmed four of Gov. Neil Abercrombie's nominations to the University of Hawaii Board of Regents.

State crews tackle coqui frog reports, fire ant infestation

Local News - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 04:58
State agricultural crews have been busy attacking invasive species on Oahu this week, capturing three coqui frogs and taking 1,000 samples from a newly discovered infestation of little fire ants in Waimanalo.

Kokua Line: Temporary light fixtures illuminate H-1 freeway work

Local News - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 04:58
Question: Regarding work on the H-1freeway: By the Waipahu exit and by the Palama Settlement area, it looks like they are putting light poles in the shoulder lane. It scares me to think that they're doing that, making narrow roads narrower and more dangerous for drivers. What are they doing?

Island Images

Local News - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 04:58

911 Report

Local News - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 04:58
Motorcyclist hit by minivan is hospitalized • Man sought in alleged sexual assault

Newswatch

Local News - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 04:58
Asia today' lectures explore countries' hot-button issues • Maui issuing water meters in Upcountry • Police brass to meet with Kona community

Ducks spoil pool for swimmers in Kailua

Local News - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 04:58
Things at Kailua District Park's pool haven't been so ducky. A sign posted Wednesday read: "CLOSED due to Duck Feces," and that's been the case since Saturday.

Tsunami tested advances in science

Local News - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 04:58
Improved science and the vast distance between Hawaii and the magnitude-8.2 earthquake that rocked Chile on Tuesday helped the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center to decide not to put the state in tsunami warning status, a move that would have likely triggered a costly evacuation and inconvenienced thousands.

ナ・ホク・ハノハノの最終候補が発表

ローカルニュース - Sun, 04/06/2014 - 09:50
 今回で37回目を迎えるハワイアン・ミュージックの祭典「ナ・ホク・ハノハノ・アワード」の最終候補が、4日(金)に発表された。 最優秀ボーカリスト賞や最優秀アルバム賞など、全32カテゴリーが設けられているナ・ホク賞では、過去にナ・ホク賞で最優秀新人賞などを受賞しているマーク・ヤマナカが最多の10カテゴリーでノミネートされているほか、クパオアが9カテゴリー、クアナ・トレス・カヘレが8カテゴリー、ワイプナが7カテゴリーで、それぞれノミネートされている。 なお、ナ・ホク賞の授賞式は、ハワイ時間5月24日(土)17:00より、オアフ島のハワイ・コンベンションセンターで行われる。
参考:ハワイ・ニュース・ナウ

ハワイの椰子の木が全米一の栄冠を獲得

ローカルニュース - Sun, 04/06/2014 - 09:40
 オアフ島ハワイカイ地区のハウェアヘイアウにある椰子の木が、全米でもっとも長い歴史を持つ非営利団体のひとつであるアメリカン・フォレストが実施した「全米の大きな木コンテスト」で、全米でもっとも大きな木の栄冠を獲得した。 今回のコンテストでは、予選、準々決勝、準決勝、決勝の4戦が行われ、ハワイカイの巨大椰子の木は、決勝戦で見事ミズーリ州のバスウッド(Basswood)を破り、全米ナンバー1の地位に輝いた。
参考:KHON2

Obituaries

Local News - Sun, 04/06/2014 - 04:53
Elliott G. Baisa • Alan Reed Chase • George Alvin Cook Jr. • Judith Lee Coutts-Grassi • Kathleen Hamilton • Leonard Kazuo Ihori • Juanita Pabro Hamada • Hiroo Kaya • and more

Search for teenage inmates closes 3 Windward campuses

Local News - Sun, 04/06/2014 - 04:53
Hawaii Pacific University's Hawaii Loa campus, Maunawili Elementary School and Olomana School were closed Friday morning as police searched for two escapees from the nearby Hawaii Youth Correctional Facility.