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213 cited under state urination ban

Local News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 04:59
As the Honolulu City Council considers new laws against urinating and defecating in public, statistics show that under a state law enacted in 2008, police have issued 213 citations in downtown Hono­lulu.

Fresh faces fill Honolulu City Council campaigns

Local News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 04:59
Four of the nine seats on the Hono­lulu City Council are up for grabs this election season, and voters in two of those Council districts will be choosing from a fresh slate of candidates.

Kailua salutes patriotism at parade

Local News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 04:59
For as far as the eyes could see along the mile-long stretch between Omao Street and Kailua Intermediate School, families lined Kainalu Drive on Friday for the 68th annual Kailua Independence Day Parade.

Shining Stars: Students step up at health conference

Local News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 04:59
A delegation of 194 student members, advisers and family members representing 25 chapters statewide attended the HOSA-Future Health Professionals Conference June 25-28 in Orlando, Fla.

911 Report

Local News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 04:59
Fallen tree closes scenic spot on road • Blaze torches empty cabins, Quonset hut • Critical accident shuts down bridge • Man arrested after housemate is shot • Firefighters end up tackling 2 hot spots

Newswatch

Local News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 04:59
Virtual hunt on for alien trees • County hopes to cull feral cats

4 shark populations declared to be at risk

Local News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 04:59
The National Marine Fisheries Service on Thursday classified as endangered and threatened four distinct populations of a shark species whose fins are favored as an ingredient in shark fin soup.

Advertising could fill Oahu skies

Local News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 04:59
Expect the legal fireworks to fly if an aerial advertising company follows through with its intent to tow banners across Oahu skies this Independence Day weekend over the strong objections of the city and the Outdoor Circle.

Historic paddle finds its way home

Local News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 04:59
In the midst of America's involvement in World War II, some 15 miles away from where the unsalvageable superstructure of the USS Arizona still rested visibly in Pearl Harbor, there was catharsis and respite to be found in the soothing "spouting water" fronting the Moana and Royal Hawaiian hotels.

Tax scheme lands Maui business owner in prison

Local News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 04:59
A former NFL football player and Maui businessman was sentenced to 37 months in prison Thursday in federal court for a tax scheme that claimed the Internal Revenue Service owed him more than $2.3 million.

VA wait time in isles improves but remains worst in U.S.

Local News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 04:59
The time veterans in Hawaii waited for their first appointment to see a primary care physician dropped to an average of 109 days from 145 days in mid-May, but the local waiting times are still the worst in the nation, new Department of Veterans Affairs data released Thursday show.

Abercrombie, Ige joust over fiscal leadership

Local News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 04:59
Gov. Neil Abercrombie on Thursday night described himself as the quarterback who led the state out of the recession, while state Sen. David Ige, his challenger in the Democratic primary, said it was the Legislature that made the difficult decisions to temper the governor's tax and spending impulses.

Gay marriage, land use spur North Shore candidates

Local News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 04:59
When Republican state Rep. Richard Fale made the decision to run for the state Senate, his sights were set squarely on incumbent state Sen. Clayton Hee, based largely on the Democrat's actions during the special session on gay marriage, an issue the freshman GOP representative felt should have been put to the people for a vote.

ラナイ島で大規模な再開発計画を予定

ローカルニュース - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 09:57
 ラナイ島の大部分を所有している米大富豪のラリー・エリソン氏が、ラナイ島で大規模な再開発計画を実施する予定であることが明らかになった。 エリソン氏側は今回、島内の水道設備の整備を中心とした、約1,000万ドルを投じる再開発事業の計画書を当局に提出している。 エリソン氏は、2012年に約3億ドルでラナイ島の98%を購入。購入後5年の間に島内の上下水道の整備等を実施すると発表していた。
参考:パシフィック・ビジネス・ニュース

スズキ選手がオールスター戦出場選手に選出

ローカルニュース - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 09:55
 マウイ島出身で、現在MLBのミネソタツインズでキャッチャーとして活躍しているカート・スズキ選手が、2014年度のオールスター戦の出場選手のひとりに選出された。スズキ選手は、アメリカンリーグの予備選手としてオールスター戦に参加することとなっている。 オールスター戦には、マウイ島ワイルク出身のシェーン・ビクトリーノ選手が2009年と2011年に出場しており、ハワイ州出身でオールスター戦に出場するのは、スズキ選手が2人めとなる。
参考:KHON2

Foster Farms recalls chicken tied to outbreak

Local News - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 04:47
A California chicken producer has issued its first recall since being linked to an outbreak of an antibiotic-resistant strain of salmonella that has been making people sick for more than a year, company and federal food officials said.

Obituaries

Local News - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 04:47
Maria Vega Andrada • Barbara Rae Bedient • Jennifer Lynn Demotte • Caridad Amian Guntang • Shinayo Tagawa Imada • Tatsuo Imada • Carlmentina Pililani Kahookele • and more

Anger surges at Big Isle meeting

Local News - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 04:47
Hawaiians on Hawaii island sent federal officials off to Maui with the same message they've heard for the last 10 days: Let Native Hawaiians determine their own fate.

'Cocksure' arsonists set vehicles ablaze, Mililani activist says

Local News - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 04:47
Two men set fire Wednesday night to two vehicles owned by environmental activist Carroll Cox at his Mililani home.