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Historic paddle finds its way home

Local News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 04:59
In the midst of America's involvement in World War II, some 15 miles away from where the unsalvageable superstructure of the USS Arizona still rested visibly in Pearl Harbor, there was catharsis and respite to be found in the soothing "spouting water" fronting the Moana and Royal Hawaiian hotels.

Tax scheme lands Maui business owner in prison

Local News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 04:59
A former NFL football player and Maui businessman was sentenced to 37 months in prison Thursday in federal court for a tax scheme that claimed the Internal Revenue Service owed him more than $2.3 million.

VA wait time in isles improves but remains worst in U.S.

Local News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 04:59
The time veterans in Hawaii waited for their first appointment to see a primary care physician dropped to an average of 109 days from 145 days in mid-May, but the local waiting times are still the worst in the nation, new Department of Veterans Affairs data released Thursday show.

Abercrombie, Ige joust over fiscal leadership

Local News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 04:59
Gov. Neil Abercrombie on Thursday night described himself as the quarterback who led the state out of the recession, while state Sen. David Ige, his challenger in the Democratic primary, said it was the Legislature that made the difficult decisions to temper the governor's tax and spending impulses.

Gay marriage, land use spur North Shore candidates

Local News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 04:59
When Republican state Rep. Richard Fale made the decision to run for the state Senate, his sights were set squarely on incumbent state Sen. Clayton Hee, based largely on the Democrat's actions during the special session on gay marriage, an issue the freshman GOP representative felt should have been put to the people for a vote.

ラナイ島で大規模な再開発計画を予定

ローカルニュース - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 09:57
 ラナイ島の大部分を所有している米大富豪のラリー・エリソン氏が、ラナイ島で大規模な再開発計画を実施する予定であることが明らかになった。 エリソン氏側は今回、島内の水道設備の整備を中心とした、約1,000万ドルを投じる再開発事業の計画書を当局に提出している。 エリソン氏は、2012年に約3億ドルでラナイ島の98%を購入。購入後5年の間に島内の上下水道の整備等を実施すると発表していた。
参考:パシフィック・ビジネス・ニュース

スズキ選手がオールスター戦出場選手に選出

ローカルニュース - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 09:55
 マウイ島出身で、現在MLBのミネソタツインズでキャッチャーとして活躍しているカート・スズキ選手が、2014年度のオールスター戦の出場選手のひとりに選出された。スズキ選手は、アメリカンリーグの予備選手としてオールスター戦に参加することとなっている。 オールスター戦には、マウイ島ワイルク出身のシェーン・ビクトリーノ選手が2009年と2011年に出場しており、ハワイ州出身でオールスター戦に出場するのは、スズキ選手が2人めとなる。
参考:KHON2

Foster Farms recalls chicken tied to outbreak

Local News - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 04:47
A California chicken producer has issued its first recall since being linked to an outbreak of an antibiotic-resistant strain of salmonella that has been making people sick for more than a year, company and federal food officials said.

Obituaries

Local News - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 04:47
Maria Vega Andrada • Barbara Rae Bedient • Jennifer Lynn Demotte • Caridad Amian Guntang • Shinayo Tagawa Imada • Tatsuo Imada • Carlmentina Pililani Kahookele • and more

Anger surges at Big Isle meeting

Local News - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 04:47
Hawaiians on Hawaii island sent federal officials off to Maui with the same message they've heard for the last 10 days: Let Native Hawaiians determine their own fate.

'Cocksure' arsonists set vehicles ablaze, Mililani activist says

Local News - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 04:47
Two men set fire Wednesday night to two vehicles owned by environmental activist Carroll Cox at his Mililani home.

Tugboat captain fined $10,000 for collecting coral, giant clams

Local News - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 04:47
The civilian captain of a Navy tugboat is having to pay a $10,000 fine for importing coral and giant clams he had harvested in Kwajalein. John Barrett Travers admitted that he collected live coral and giant clams in 2012 to send to his home in Florida and give to friends in California.

Governor's wife was devoted, loving first lady

Local News - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 04:47
Nancy Quinn was a gracious first lady who skillfully juggled the demands of a large family with the challenging social schedule of the first elected governor of Hawaii. "She never wanted the limelight," recalled businessman Rick Humphreys.

Facts of the Matter: Stunning fireworks conceal complex chemical activity

Local News - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 04:47
Tonight while watching the sky light up with colored streamers, star bursts and smiley faces, you will be watching chemistry in action.

Newswatch

Local News - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 04:47
Kauai considers ways to reduce feral cat tally • Drive-thru registration to be available

Police and Fire

Local News - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 04:47
Shooting suspect is in custody • Man attacked in Wahiawa • Woman reports sexual assault • Power failure hits Aiea-Halawa

Corrections

Local News - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 04:47
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.

Shelter can restrict where moms breast-feed, group says

Local News - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 04:47
A Honolulu homeless shelter is legally allowed to require a resident to nurse while covered or in a private room, according to a national breast-feeding advocacy group that has researched the issue.

Salmonella outbreak leads to chicken recall

Local News - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 04:47
The first product recall has been issued for a California chicken producer since it was linked to an outbreak of an antibiotic-resistant strain of salmonella that has been making people sick for more than a year.