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Singing lightens another fiery hearing

Local News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 04:47
Testimony often turned confrontational Saturday as East Maui residents voiced strong opposition to the possibility of federal recognition for Native Hawaiians at the first of three U.S. Department of the Interior meetings scheduled on the Valley Isle.

Diverse candidates share some concerns

Local News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 04:47
It's a district with some of the most affluent communities on an island that's becoming increasingly expensive — Hawaii Kai, Diamond Head and Kaimuki, among others. Here's a look at the candidates in that race, in alphabetical order:

Keep Hawaii Hawaii: Spectacular views, seclusion lure visitors to Kilauea Lighthouse

Local News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 04:47
Of the six major lighthouses spotted around the islands, the Kilauea Lighthouse on the North Shore of Kauai is so popular that it draws a half-million visitors a year, which ranks it ninth among all visitor attractions across the state.

Volcanic Ash: Cayetano's negativity taints heated race for U.S. Senate

Local News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 04:47
Former Gov. Ben Cayetano is using the attention he's getting as a victim of negative campaigning by Pacific Resource Partnership to fuel his own negative campaign against U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz.

Newswatch

Local News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 04:47
Governor earns backing of isle carpenters union • Pearl City High senior tapped for education board

911 Report

Local News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 04:47
Truck driver dies after crashing into wall in Kaaawa • Pedestrian injured while jaywalking across Ala Moana • Man is charged in Kona attack

Allies to face off with stealthy sub

Local News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 04:47
Next week the Canadian long-range hunter-killer submarine HMCS Victoria will head to deep waters off Hawaii and pretend to be a foe of the United States and other nations during Rim of the Pacific war games.

Accidents prompt call for regulation

Local News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 04:47
They've become a familiar site off Hawaiian shores in recent decades: colorful, wind-filled chutes that hover several hundred feet over the islands' turquoise waters, giving visitors a bird's-eye view of the tropical beauty around them.

Note before Coco Palms fire said burning is 'best thing'

Local News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 04:47
One day before the historic Coco Palms Resort on Kauai went up in flames on the Fourth of July, a post appeared on the resort's Facebook page saying, "Best thing we could do is get 1,000 gallons of gas and burn it down."

ダイヤモンドヘッドにキオスクが登場

ローカルニュース - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:57
 オアフ島の人気観光スポットとしても知られるダイヤモンドヘッド州立公園に、新しいキオスクがオープンした。 今回オープンしたキオスクは、当局と非営利団体が協力して運営しており、来場者にダイヤモンドヘッドの歴史や自然などに関する情報を提供したり、州公認のTシャツや帽子、本、日焼け止め、雨合羽などの販売も行っている。
参考:パシフィック・ビジネス・ニュース

オアフ島の戸建て中間価格が70万ドル超に

ローカルニュース - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:35
 ホノルル不動産協会が発表した最新の調査結果で、オアフ島内の一戸建て住宅の中間価格が70万ドルを超えたことが明らかになった。 最新調査によると、先月、オアフ島内で売買された一戸建て住宅の中間価格は70万ドルで、昨年6月の$677,250に比べ3.4%増だったほか、オアフ島内で先月売買されたコンドミニアムの中間価格は、前年同月比9.1%増の$369,000となった。 なお、先月オアフ島内で売買が行われたコンドミニアムの戸数は前年同月比4.8%増の411戸だったものの、一戸建て住宅の売買件数は前年同月比1.6%減の303戸で、不動産教会関係者は、コンドミニアムの売買が一戸建て住宅より活発であるとしている。
参考:パシフィック・ビジネス・ニュース

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.