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Excessive sick days by guards deny visits by inmates' families

Local News - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 04:28
The day the Seattle Seahawks beat the Denver Broncos, 68 Oahu Community Correctional Center guards called in sick. That's roughly a third of the 214 adult corrections officers scheduled to work.

Base might get vehicle registration office

Local News - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 04:28
Opening a motor vehicle registration office at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam would help military personnel and reduce the lines for other Oahu residents at satellite city halls, city and military officials said.


ローカルニュース - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 08:39
 ハワイ州内で活躍している3名のシェフが、フード&ワイン誌の「ベスト・ニュー・シェフ・ランキング」にノミネートされていることが明らかになった。 3月31日(月)までオンラインでの投票を受け付けているランキングにノミネートされているのは、オアフ島にあるヴィンテージケーブ・ホノルルのクリス・カジオカ氏、プリマ・イン・ホノルルのケビン・リー氏、マウイ島のマイグラント・オン・マウイのシェルドン・シメオン氏の3名で、同ランキングには、ハワイ州選出の3名を含む100名のシェフが全米から選出されている。 なお、同ランキングの最終結果は、4月2日(水)にフード&ワイン誌のウェブサイトで公表されるほか、フード&ワイン誌の6月号でも紹介される。


ローカルニュース - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 08:35
 1990年初頭に建設された航海カヌーのハワイロア号が月曜日、約11年ぶりに進水した。 ハワイロア号は、造船時にカヌーとして使用できる大きさのコアの樹が入手できず、アラスカから寄贈された2本の巨大な丸太を使用して建造されたものの、海水によるダメージなどでひび割れが生じるなどの問題が発生し、非営利団体のメンバーらが約4年の歳月をかけて船の修復作業を実施していた。 ハワイロア号は今後、ホクレア号と姉妹船のヒキアナリア号が5月に世界航海へ向けて出航後、航海カヌーの訓練を行う実習船として利用される。

Son and soup stop Big Island house fire

Local News - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 04:56
Joy Gardner, 70, of Papaaloa, said crackling sounds woke up her son Reuben Prensky, 41, on Saturday morning. He investigated and found a plastic sink in the laundry area on fire, with flames lapping at the roof.

Prayer reopens KCC market

Local News - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 04:56
Hundreds crowded into the Kapiolani Community College Farmers' Market after it reopened Saturday for the first time since a college student was killed in a crash a week earlier.

Public meeting will provide updates on Makaha Valley flood study

Local News - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 04:56
As residents plan to attend a public meeting Tuesday to hear about an on­going study of Makaha Valley flooding, they're also mindful that government officials have been unable to significantly lessen flooding from major storms.

Volcanic Ash: Wonton soup saves the day in another bout with illness

Local News - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 04:56
There's something mystical about the healing power of wonton soup. I've been coming off a miserable stomach bug that landed me in the emergency room in a state of dehydration.

911 Report

Local News - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 04:56
Man arrested in alleged vacuum attack • Woman is knocked out during argument • Suspect accused of burglary and assault


Local News - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 04:56
H-1 lanes in both directions to be closed • Heavy rain still likely for Hawaii island • Searchers save teens stranded by floodwaters

Former POW's devotion never wavered

Local News - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 04:56
Tsu­yo­shi "Nick" Nishi­moto, who died in January at the age of 85, never forgot his fellow POWs as he carried the black and white flag to repatriation ceremonies at Hickam Air Force Base for more than a quarter-century.

Girl who died in scooter crash was a 16-year-old from Kapolei

Local News - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 04:56
A 16-year-old girl killed in a scooter crash on an H-3 freeway onramp in Kaneohe was identified Friday as Nicolette Vares of Kapo­lei. The medical examiner's office said Vares died of blunt force injuries to her torso, and classified her death as an accident.

Off-duty firefighter charged in alleged threats using car

Local News - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 04:56
Carlin Jones of Wai­kiki was charged with three counts of first-degree terroristic threatening and will make his initial appearance in District Court on Thursday.

Campaign commission looking into spending by Cachola

Local News - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 04:56
On Friday, Executive Director Kristin E. Izumi-Nitao said the Campaign Spending Commission is working with the Friends of Romy Cachola committee regarding expenditure-related concerns it has, but she hesitated to classify the review as an investigation.

Council seeks tax panel's input

Local News - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 04:56
A bill creating new tax classifications for Oahu bed-and-breakfast operations and transient vacation units has been deferred so a panel of experts can review it. Bill 23 was one of three tax-related measures held up by the Council Budget Committee on Wednesday.

HPD prostitute exemption might go

Local News - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 04:56
A key state lawmaker said Friday he plans to end a police exemption under Hawaii's prostitution laws that allows officers, in the course of their duties, to have sex with prostitutes.

Jury hears of girl's deep pain

Local News - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 04:56
Child abuse expert Dr. Sharon Cooper told jurors in U.S. District Court on Friday that a typical 5-year-old child would have experienced mild, significant, severe and excruciating pain from the injuries Talia Williams suffered.

Reforms kick-start ailing school bus program

Local News - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 04:56
Lawmakers say the state's once troubled school bus program has turned into a "success story" as the Department of Education anticipates saving a half-million dollars this year while serving more student riders.