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Vital Statistics

Local News - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 04:55
Each Sunday, the Star-Advertiser publishes Oahu vital statistics for marriage licenses and birth certificates filed with the state Department of Health's Vital Statistics System.

Kaimuki sixth-grader wins state geography bee

Local News - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 04:55
The Kara Sea, Kaimuki Middle School sixth-grader Mika Ishii correctly answered, winning the state level of the National Geographic Bee at the Neal Blaisdell Center on Friday.

Pacific training flights coincide with ASEAN defense ministers meeting

Local News - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 04:55
Two B-2 Spirit stealth bombers and two B-52 Stratofortresses flew nearly 8,000 miles nonstop over more than 20 hours from the mainland to Hawaii and back Wednesday to conduct long-range strike training.

Tally of whales snared in debris hits record high

Local News - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 04:55
The number of sightings in Hawaii waters of humpback whales entangled in fishing lines, nets and other marine debris has more the doubled during the current migration season, reaching a record high of 14, according to federal marine officials.

Agency seeks identities of deceased homeless

Local News - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 04:55
About 8:15 a.m. Jan. 16, a homeless man was discovered unresponsive on a bus stop bench near Kalakaua Avenue and South King Street. The medical examiner's office said he was pronounced dead that day.

Final blows weren't fatal, defense expert says

Local News - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 04:55
Pediatric forensic pathologist Janice Ophoven said, "Little Talia died from complications of blunt force trauma to the head, chest and abdomen," that occurred weeks before she died.

Mokulele alerts isle travelers: ‘we’re still here’

Local News - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 04:55
Mokulele CEO Ron Hansen said confusion and mistaken identity have resulted in 10 percent of Mokulele's daily passengers not showing up for flights because they thought the airline ceased interisland operations.

Water-use plan is bad for Waikiki, critics say

Local News - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 04:55
The Department of Land and Natural Resources' Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation wants to eliminate testing for surf instructors and canoe captains and make businesses liable for their staff.

UHの天文学部が月食鑑賞会を開催

ローカルニュース - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 08:46
 4月14日(月)に予定されている皆既月食にあわせ、UHの天文学部が月食鑑賞会を開催することが明らかになった。 UH天文学部では今回、14日(月)19:00~23:00に、オアフ島のカピオラニ公園とカフク市立図書館の2箇所で月食鑑賞会を実施予定で、誰でも無料で参加することができる。 UH天文学部関係者は、14日に起こる皆既月食は18:53からスタートするものの、月食が確認できるのは19:58過ぎとなるほか、もっとも月食鑑賞にむいている時間帯は21:06~22:24の間であるとしている。
参考:KHON2

州内の私立校の多くが学費の値上げを検討

ローカルニュース - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 08:08
 ハワイ州内にある多くの私立校が、来年度より学費の値上げを検討していることが明らかになった。なお、各学校では学費の値上げの主な理由として、人件費の高騰をあげている。 最新の調査結果によると、州内の多くの私立校では3~7%ほどの学費の値上げを検討しており、オアフ島にあるイオラニスクール、ミッドパシフィック・インスティテュート、プナホウスクールの3校の年間の学費が$20,000を超えるとみられているほか、州内でもっとも学費が高いハワイ島ワイメアにあるハワイ・プレパラトリー・アカデミーの学費は、現在より3.6%増の$23,100となる。 参考:ハワイ・ニュース・ナウ

Search for teenage inmates closes 3 Windward campuses

Local News - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 04:44
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.

Kauai lawmaker agrees to settlement

Local News - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 04:44
A Kauai councilman has reached a $290,000 settlement in a lawsuit against a former prosecutor and other county officials after he accused them of abuse of power and malicious prosecution.

911 Report

Local News - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 04:44
Man accused of robbing teen, guard • Surfer almost drowns in Ewa Beach • Slaying suspect brought back to Oahu • Motorcyclist dies in crash on Maui highway • Man suspected of stabbings in Kailua-Kona

Newswatch

Local News - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 04:44
Facebook finally recognizes Kailua, Oahu • Ban on eating cats and dogs advances • Pool sullied by duck poop is reopened

Former Schofield soldier among dead at Fort Hood

Local News - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 04:44
One of the three soldiers killed Wednesday by another soldier at Fort Hood, Texas, was a former Schofield Barracks serviceman, a former military police officer told the Honolulu Star-Advertiser Thursday night.

Defendant re-creates belt beating

Local News - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 04:44
With a belt in his right hand, the defendant swung down at the desk in the witness stand. Crack! Assistant U.S. Attorney Steven Mellin asked Naeem Williams whether he hit his 5-year-old daughter like that repeatedly.

Demand for firearms sets record

Local News - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 04:44
Firearms registrations in Hawaii increased by more than 20 percent last year, a trend that dealers attribute in part to fears about the possibility of tighter restrictions.

Dozens of Kahaluu students sickened by fumes at campus

Local News - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 04:44
An all-clear was given at Kahaluu Elementary School on Thursday afternoon after students were evacuated and treated at nearby hospitals following reports of a noxious odor earlier in the day.

Hagel ends ASEAN talks, calling event a 'milestone'

Local News - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 04:44
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel wrapped up the ASEAN defense ministers gathering Thursday, saying the group held "an extremely valuable meeting here in Hawaii."