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Local News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 04:53
The Honolulu Star-Advertiser strives to make its news report fair and accurate. If you have a question or comment about news coverage, call Ed Lynch, managing editor/news, at 529-4758.

Mother can breast-feed in open, IHS official says

Local News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 04:53
A Honolulu homeless shelter won't take action against a mother who is refusing to cover up while breast-feeding or use a private room, its executive director said Tuesday.

Big Island raises legal age for tobacco sales

Local News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 04:53
Hawaii County as of now prohibits the sale of tobacco products to anyone under age 21. While 18-year-olds will no longer be legally permitted to buy electronic cigarettes on Hawaii island, it's the retailers whose feet will be held to the fire.

Financial disclosures will widen

Local News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 04:53
Gov. Neil Abercrombie says he will allow pending legislation to become law that adds members of 15 state boards and commissions to the list of public officials whose financial interests are publicly disclosed.

17 years in state Senate viewed as asset, shortcoming in Maui race

Local News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 04:53
Veteran state Sen. Rosalyn Baker faces opposition from three first-time candidates from different political parties in her bid for a sixth term in Maui's 6th District. They are Democrat Terez Amato, Libertarian Bronson Keka­huna Kaa­hui and Republican Jared P. Du­bois.

Waihee backs Schatz for U.S. Senate

Local News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 04:53
Former Gov. John Wai­hee has endorsed U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz in the Demo­cratic primary for Senate, arguing that the appointed senator has already put himself in strategic positions to help move Hawaii forward.

Monitor lizard caught at Pearl Harbor-Hickam

Local News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 04:53
Members of the Hawaii Air National Guard reported seeing a large black lizard the day before, running around a maintenance shop near the airfield, but pest control staff were unable to find it.

Taxpayers foot $4.3M defense bill

Local News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 04:53
American taxpayers have so far paid $4.3 million to defend former Schofield Barracks soldier Naeem J. Williams against the death penalty, according to data the U.S. District Court here released Monday.

Attention on China deflected as military war games kick off

Local News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 04:53
Although 22 nations are participating in the largest-ever Rim of the Pacific exercise getting underway in Hawaii, media questions at an opening press conference Monday at Pearl Harbor focused primarily on just one: China.

Incidental Lives: Questions about death turn to comfort for the bereaved

Local News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 04:53
Tucked securely within Meghan Nakamura's cache of indelible childhood memories are sepia-toned recollections of summer vacations to Lahaina, of long afternoons on the links learning the ins and outs of junior golf, of tag-along days to the hospital with her father, a radiologist.

911 Report

Local News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 04:53
Marine is charged in wife's stabbing • Civil Defense sirens go off in false alarm • Suspect sought in shooting on Big Island

ハワイ島のハンバーガーが全米トップ10に選出

ローカルニュース - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 08:15
 世界最大の旅行口コミサイトであるトリップアドバイザーで、ハワイ島のワイメア地区にあるビレッジバーガーが全米ベストバーガー10にランクインした。 ビレッジバーガーは、ワイメア地区のパーカー牧場センター内にあるショップで、トリップアドバイザーに掲載された196レビューの90%でオススメショップとして紹介されている。 ビレッジバーガーでは、ハワイ産のオーガニックな牛肉を使用したバーガーのほか、アヒバーガー、ベジタリアンバーガーなどのメニューを提供している。
参考:ハワイ・ニュース・ナウ

ハワイ5-Oのシーズン5をワイキキで上映

ローカルニュース - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 08:05
 米CBSは、ハワイで撮影中の人気米ドラマ「ハワイ5-O」の最新シリーズの第1話を、今年もワイキキビーチで開催される「サンセット・オン・ザ・ビーチ」でプレミア上映すると発表した。 9月13日(土)に行われるハワイ5-Oの新シリーズのプレミア試写会では、シーズン5の第1話の放映のほか、出演者が参加するレッドカーペット・イベントなどを予定。最新シーズンで放映100話を放映するため、100本のローソクが飾られた100話記念のケーキなども登場する見込みとなっている。 なお、ハワイ5-Oの新シリーズの全米放映は、ワイキキでのプレミアム試写会から約2週間後の9月26日(金)よりスタートとなる。
参考:パシフィック・ビジネス・ニュース

GMO bill risks millions in taxes and 600 jobs, companies warn

Local News - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 04:56
More than 600 jobs and millions of tax dollars could be lost if a moratorium on the cultivation of genetically engineered organisms passes, two Maui County seed companies say.

Obituaries

Local News - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 04:56
Ceferino Fagarang Agapay • Geraldine Kinue Aoki • Abner Keoki Baliguat • Susan L. Bruhn • Richard Delima Jr. • Hans James Glapa • Ka'iana Barry Curtis Haili and more

Newswatch

Local News - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 04:56
Allegiant Air flight forced to turn back • H-2 lane will close for rail construction

Corrections

Local News - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 04:56
The Honolulu Star-Advertiser strives to make its news report fair and accurate. If you have a question or comment about news coverage, call Ed Lynch, managing editor/news, at 529-4758.

Obituaries

Local News - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 04:56
Frederick Philip Bartels • Sueme Funai • Mary Fung • Norma Takako Goto • Richard Kuakini Kaleohano • Jill Asako Kahiliaulani Kaupu • Clifford Rodney Keola • John Sueo Kitagawa • and more

Ocean Watch: Maimed cornetfish defies odds with lengthy survival

Local News - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 04:56
While snorkeling last week, I came across a 3-foot-long bluespotted cornetfish bitten nearly in half. Amazingly, the severely injured fish was swimming along just fine. Six days later I went snorkeling in the same area and couldn't believe my eyes.