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Contract spells out church protocol

Local News - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 04:55
A new provision in next year's employment contract for approximately 650 Roman Catho­lic school teachers and administrators in Hawaii would make same-sex marriage and engaging in homosexual activity fireable offenses.

More heavy rainfall possible across isles

Local News - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 04:55
A flash-flood watch is in effect for all islands through 6 a.m. Sunday as strong low winds combine with a surface trough to produce slow-moving heavy rain and thunderstorms.

Isle robotics competition draws students from around globe

Local News - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 04:55
Loud music and cheers Friday filled the Stan Sheriff Center, where nearly 1,000 students were competing in "Aerial Assist" — a basketball-like game pitting teams of robots against each other.

Harris and Bukoski show interest in House seat

Local News - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 04:55
In what could be among the most competitive Demo­cratic primaries this year, Robert Harris, director of Sierra Club Hawaii, and Kika Bukoski, executive director of the Hawaii Building and Construction Trades Council, have shown interest in a likely vacant Windward state House seat.

Newswatch

Local News - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 04:55
Mobile centers help veterans • Plan maintains Kiholo reserve

911 Report

Local News - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 04:55
Hilo murder victim is named by police • Early confrontation leads to shooting • Office identifies men found on 2 beaches

Redeveloping the Kam Drive-In site in Aiea

Local News - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 04:55
The ambitious plan to redevelop the 15-acre Kam Drive-In site in Aiea could also help spawn hundreds of low-income housing units near the Pearlridge Transit Station and other hubs along the city's upcoming $5.26 billion rail line.

Advocates stress need to prevent child abuse

Local News - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 04:55
The horrific abuse suffered by 5-year-old Talia Williams, who died after repeated beatings by her father and stepmother, has thrown a harsh light on a painful subject many people would rather avoid.

カウアイ島のウォルマートで異臭騒ぎ

ローカルニュース - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 08:10
 カウアイ島のウォルマートで昨日午前11時ごろ、店内で異臭がするとの通報があり、カウアイ郡消防局が出動する事件が発生した。 昨日の異臭騒ぎでは、9名が目や喉の痛みなどを訴えて病院に搬送されたものの、重篤な症状は確認されていない。 ウォルマートでは、店内にいた買い物客や従業員などを避難させ、数時間にわたって消防局と保険局による調査が行われたものの、異臭の原因は判明していない。なお、店舗は昨日の午後2時半より営業を再開している。
参考:KHON2

コールド・ストーン・ワイキキ店が閉店

ローカルニュース - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 07:57
 オアフ島ワイキキのカラカウア大通り沿いにあるアイスクリーム店「コールド・ストーン・クリーマリー」が、今日の営業を最後に閉店することが明らかになった。コールド・ストーン・ワイキキ店では今日、在庫一掃セールとして、アイスクリーム全品が半額で提供される。 コールド・ストーン・ワイキキ店のオーナーは閉店について「同店はコールド・ストーンのチェーン店のなかでももっとも人気のある店舗のひとつでしたが、賃貸料の高騰で利益を得る事が難しくなりました」と語っている。 なお、カラカウア大通り沿いの店舗は閉店となるものの、ワイキキのアストン・ワイキキ・ビーチ・ホテル内の店舗は今後も営業が行われる。
参考:KHON2

New York Times: A Borderline Where Women Bear the Weight

Local News - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 04:59
MELILLA, Spain » It was 9 a.m., and hundreds of Moroccan women, many of them older, were already at work, bent over and straining, trying to inch up the hill to the border post here. Many had bundles as big as washing machines lashed to their backs.

New York Times: Hopes Frustrated, Many Latinos Reject the Ballot Box Altogether

Local News - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 04:59
AURORA, Colo. » As the weather warms, Lizeth Chacon is anticipating a new season of registering Latino voters - yet dreading experiences like one late last year, when she came upon a skate park full of older teenagers.

Obituaries

Local News - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 04:59
Sandra Kehaulani Maio Acedillo • Marina Sybille Katharina Stampf Alofaituli • Rodney Kealiimahiai Burgess III • Merledeen Nell Chandler • Eugene DeGuzman Ciubal; and more

Obituaries

Local News - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 04:59
Anthony Almeida • Nora Bungula Cabatu • Romulo C. Casino Jr. • Hellen Galas Monico • Dennis Kealoha Kanealii Montervon • Mapuola Taumaia Noa • Antonio Ayson Purugganan • and more

New York Times: Remaking a life, after years in an Israeli prison

Local News - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 04:59
Muqdad Salah is a man in a hurry. He inhales food, and bristles at lateness. His wife, Kefaya, said he expected her to make rooms immaculate immediately, "like a magician." They married in November, and he is already pressing her to start fertility treatments.

New York Times: In Broadway seats, few guys among the dolls

Local News - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 04:59
NEW YORK » More men are steering clear of Broadway, and not even this spring's ultimate bro show - "Rocky," the new musical about the beloved boxing underdog - has found a way to fill seats with them.

Head injury killed girl, doctor insists

Local News - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 04:59
The final government witness in the capital murder trial of former Schofield Barracks soldier Naeem Williams completed her testimony for jurors Thursday.

Kauai County sees largest population growth in the state, data show

Local News - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 04:59
Kauai is the fastest-growing county in Hawaii, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The island's population rose 1.6 percent to 69,512 from 68,395 residents between July 1, 2012, and July 2013, according to the agency.

Ruling in GI's death awaits medical tests

Local News - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 04:59
The medical examiner has deferred a determination of the cause of death for a 32-year-old Schofield Barracks soldier who was found in a Jeep with another person earlier this month at Kaena Point.