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Gang leader admits guilt in bribing conspiracy

Local News - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 04:57
A Hawaii inmate who authorities say is a high-ranking member of the prison gang USO Family has agreed to plead guilty to racketeering conspiracy.

Labor official who sided with football players began career in Hawaii

Local News - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 04:57
The regional director of the National Labor Relations Board who issued a controversial ruling last week giving a group of Northwestern University football players the right to unionize says he would not have been in the position to make that decision if it wasn't for his time living in Hawaii.

Hail and heavy rain fall on parts of Oahu, Maui

Local News - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 04:57
The National Weather Service said the strong low aloft combined with ample moisture would continue to produce heavy rain and thunderstorms, and the related threat of flash flooding, through Sunday morning.

Tuna boat flooded after door left open, Coast Guard reports

Local News - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 04:57
It's still not clear what initially caused the 2010 sinking of the Majestic Blue, a distant-water tuna boat that went down in waters 3 miles deep and 101 miles off the coast of Fiji, killing the ship's American captain and its South Korean chief engineer.

flASHback: Justifying bad behavior and forging on is just fact of life

Local News - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 04:57
It was hard to tell sometimes if we were talking about law and order or the birds and the bees as we "flASHback" on the month's news that amused and confused.

Skywatch: April showcases most stunning astronomical event all year

Local News - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 04:57
The Hawaiian islands are perfectly situated to see all of the total lunar eclipse on April 14, a celestial event that runs from roughly 8 to 11:30 p.m. In addition, Mars reaches its brightest point in the past eight years.

Vital Statistics

Local News - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 04:57
Each Sunday, the Star-Advertiser publishes Oahu vital statistics for marriage licenses, civil unions and birth certificates filed with the state Department of Health's Vital Statistics System.

Newswatch

Local News - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 04:57
Rising stream strands 3 hikers • Blaze engulfs empty house

911 Report

Local News - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 04:57
Three people were hurt, one critically, during a motorcycle ride on Kunia Road on Saturday, emergency responders said.

UH robot joins study of munitions

Local News - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 04:57
University of Hawaii oceanographers will be launching a new robot into deep water off Oahu's coast to study the impact of chemical weapons leaking mustard agent.

Bill erasing HPD sex exemption moves on

Local News - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 04:57
A Hawaii Senate committee advanced a potential state law Friday that gave safe-harbor protections to underage victims of prostitution, toughened penalties for their clients and removed an exemption that gave police officers the latitude to have sex with prostitutes during their investigations.

マクドナルドで無料コーヒーを提供中

ローカルニュース - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 08:52
 ハワイ州内のマクドナルドでは、昨日から4月13日までの期間限定で、朝食サービスの時間帯に顧客一人につき1杯の無料コーヒーの提供を行っている。 今回実施されている無料コーヒー提供サービスは、ハワイ・コナコーヒー・カンパニーの新しいコナコーヒーブレンドの紹介をかねて行われているもので、無料サービス提供期間中には、無料コーヒーを楽しんだ顧客に対し、コーヒー無料券1年分が当たるプレゼントキャンペーンも実施されている。
参考:KHON2

アラモアナの太陽光発電施設の一部が完成

ローカルニュース - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 08:38
 オアフ島のアラモアナセンターは昨日、同センターで設置が進められている州最大規模の太陽光発電設備工事の第一弾が完了したと発表した。 今回完了した太陽光発電設備の設置工事では、約85,000平方フィートにおよぶセンターの屋根に4,730枚以上の太陽光発電パネルが設置されており、センター関係者は、太陽光発電設備を設置したことで、センター内の公共スペースで使用されている電力を補えるようになるとしている。 なお、太陽光発電設備の設置工事第二段は、現在再開発が進められているセンターのエヴァ側で行われる予定で、センターでは、太陽光発電設備の次回の計画完了は2015年になるとしている。
参考:KHON2

Policy conflict could cost Oahu $15M

Local News - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 04:55
Oahu could eventually lose some $15 million a year in federal highway dollars — money used to help fix and build local roads, bike paths, sidewalks and other projects — if a conflict over state and federal transportation policy isn't fixed, local officials warn.

Fisherman's wharf faces its final days

Local News - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 04:55
The wind went out of its sails long ago. Now the nautical-looking building that was home to the Fisherman's Wharf restaurant at Kewalo Basin for more than 50 years is headed for the boneyard.

Rover marks next step in exploring space

Local News - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 04:55
A brand-new planetary rover climbed up steps and trekked over large blocks of wood in front of the state Capitol on Friday — over and over and over again as curious lawmakers, legislative staff and passers-by took turns at the helm of its remote-control panel.

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.