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911 Report

Local News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 04:55
Convict on furlough captured • Man who died at beach is ID'd • Woman held in man's stabbing

Newswatch

Local News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 04:55
Kailua street reopened after sinkhole mess • Dead infant was murdered, officials report • Gunshot victim dies, changing criminal case

Corrections and Clarifications

Local News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 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.

Obituaries

Local News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 04:55
Eunice Kubota Carson • George Marn Young Chung • Regina Marie Callo Ebanies • Rosalina Acoba Encarnacion • Evelyn Puaala Kapono Poepoe Ferreira • Emilia Cadiz Galiza • and more

Wave energy comes ashore

Local News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 04:55
This fall, Oahu is poised to be the first place in the United States where electricity generated by ocean waves is connected to a power grid — a milestone in the budding wave energy industry, officials say.

Closures of ramps slow traffic to a crawl

Local News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 04:55
The daytime closure of the Pali off­ramp and the Punchbowl onramp westbound on H-1 freeway snarled drivers who might have expected smooth sailing on a Sunday.

Agricultural law is focus of campaign

Local News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 04:55
Three candidates in Kauai County's mayoral race strongly oppose operations of seed companies on the lush island, while incumbent Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr. seeks to strike a balance between the community and the biotech industry.

Apple's ouster 'a disaster' for UH

Local News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 04:55
The ouster of University of Hawaii at Manoa Chancellor Tom Apple would hurt the university's ability to overcome a budget shortfall and compound problems already facing the flagship campus, key faculty members say.

Ige visits Maui to raise profile

Local News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 04:55
For State Sen. David Ige, who lacks campaign money and name recognition, grass-roots events are especially important.

Property valuations by city spur disbelief, derision

Local News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 04:55
When Lambert Wai received a notice from the city regarding the value of his Gail Street home, he was stunned.

Close calls raise alarm at pools

Local News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 04:55
A frantic woman jumped into an Ewa Beach condominium pool last week and pulled up her limp 2-year-old son from the bottom. "He was blue," said a resident at Palm Villas 1 who watched helplessly.

Army leadership changes made

Local News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 04:55
The Pentagon has announced several changes in Army leaders at Fort Shafter and Camp Smith. Maj. Gen. Edward Dorman III assumed command Wednesday of the 8th Theater Sustainment Command, the Army logistics unit, based at Fort Shafter, that covers more than 9,000 miles of the Pacific.

Kokua Line: Seat belts used in TV ad, governor's campaign says

Local News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 04:55
Question: Regarding Gov. Neil Abercrombie's campaign commercial in which he plays a taxicab driver: Even though it is a commercial, aren't the governor and his passengers supposed to buckle up? It's the law.

Ocean Watch: Surfer injured getting stuck by the beak of a needlefish

Local News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 04:55
Big Island resident Michelle Chow emailed last week about an injury she suffered while surfing.

911 Report

Local News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 04:55
Man charged with robbing restaurant • City IDs victim of fatal motorcycle crash

Newswatch

Local News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 04:55
Staffing woes nix visits to OCCC inmates • Hurricane brewing in eastern Pacific • Bill would ban plastic-foam food boxes; and more

Obituaries

Local News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 04:55
Lynn Kazuno Abe • Frank Alvin Acasia Sr. • Theodora Benevides • Martina Generalao Cabanlit • Robert Chapman • Cherish-Claire Dagdagan • Evelyn Fumiko Hamakawa • and more

Corrections

Local News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 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.

Corrections

Local News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 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.