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U.N. treaty on illicit fishing lauded

Local News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 04:55
The former head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said a proposed global treaty could significantly reduce black-market fishing.

Hundreds welcome new library to Aiea

Local News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 04:55
It was about 20 years in the making, but the Aiea Public Library finally has a new home where the old Aiea Sugar Mill once stood.

Debates appear doubtful as Tsutsui cites conflicts

Local News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 04:55
Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui is unlikely to appear at any public forums or debates with his top Democratic challenger, state Sen. Clayton Hee, before the Aug. 9 primary election due to scheduling conflicts.

GMO petition decision due this week

Local News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 04:55
A petition calling for the regulation of the use of pesticides and growth of genetically modified crops on Kauai could face its demise at an upcoming meeting.

Boat captain admits sleeping on the job

Local News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 04:55
The captain of a Honolulu-ported fishing vessel admitted Friday in federal court that he was sleeping as his boat sailed over the high seas with no one at the helm.

Safety concerns mount in Kakaako

Local News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 04:55
When Kauai resident Michael Stollaire drove up to the Hawaii Children's Discovery Center with his wife and toddler, he was startled by the tent city of homeless people that greeted him.

Whales key in moving nutrients in oceans

Local News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 04:55
As the largest animals on Earth, great whales play a role in maintaining Hawaii's ecosystems by bringing in nutrients from their migrations.

Abercrombie aims to patch last wounds of fight over pension tax

Local News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 04:55
Gov. Neil Abercrombie, haunted politically by an unpopular pension tax proposal, has sought to assure seniors he will not support taxes on pensions or senior benefits if re-elected.

Volcanic Ash: Old leaders need to make room for younger talent

Local News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 04:55
Back in the 1990s when the Internet's impact on news began to be felt, media critic Jon Katz accused newspapers of what he called "raging old-fartism."

Vital Statistics

Local News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 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. The statistics cover the five-business-day period ending the Thursday of the previous week.

911 Report

Local News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 04:55
Victim of car crash ID'd as Waialua man • Alleged driver of stolen car is charged • Isles under flash flood watch until Monday

Newswatch

Local News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 04:55
Kauai is experiencing a bumper crop of Hawaiian monk seal pups, with five born so far this season.

Honolulu zookeepers mourn the death of hippo

Local News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 04:55
The Honolulu Zoo is mourning the loss of a hippopotamus named Rosey who enjoyed interacting with visitors. The 25-year-old, 3,000-pound hippo was found dead Friday morning, said zoo Director Jeff Wilkinson.

Work will close off lanes on major Oahu roadways

Local News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 04:55
Watch out for lane closures Saturday to Friday as work on major Oahu arteries is underway:

Life without parole sought for Capobianco

Local News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 04:55
The Maui prosecutor is seeking to put the man accused of killing Carly "Charli" Scott behind bars for the rest of his life.

Hokule‘a partners vow to promote conservation

Local News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 04:55
When Hokule‘a embarked on its global voyage in late May, crew members took with them a pledge signed by some 21 environmental groups and public agencies to advance the goals of the canoe’s latest, most ambitious journey while back at home.

Corrections and Clarifications

Local News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 04:55
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.

October trial set as man denies killing ex-girlfriend

Local News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 04:55
The ex-boyfriend of a Maui woman who was five months pregnant when she disappeared pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a murder charge in her death.

Corrections and Clarifications

Local News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 04:55
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.