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Conduct at Native Hawaiian meetings bemoaned

Local News - Sun, 06/29/2014 - 04:51
Federal hearings that began this week about a future relationship with a potential Native Hawaiian government have tapped deep emotions — spurring anger and fury among hundreds who have testified.

Panel passes plastic bag-ban bill

Local News - Sun, 06/29/2014 - 04:51
A bill adding bags described as biodegradable and compostable to the list of plastic bags that retailers cannot give to Oahu customers starting in 2015 continues to move through the Hono­lulu City Council.

キャピタルワン360カフェが8月にクローズ

ローカルニュース - Sat, 06/28/2014 - 08:30
 オアフ島ワイキキにあるキャピタルワン360カフェが、8月1日で閉店することが明らかになった。 キャピタルワン360カフェは、全米で9店舗を展開しているものの、ハワイ州内ではワイキキ店のみが営業しており、8月に同店が閉店することで、州内でキャピタルワン360カフェは姿を消すこととなる。 なお、同店の閉店理由は現時点で不明となっているものの、キャピタルワンのサービスセンターも同時に閉店することとなっており、キャピタルワン社では顧客に対し、今後は電話やウエブなどを通して顧客対応を行うとしている。
参考:パシフィック・ビジネス・ニュース

モクレレ航空がワイメア=カフルイ便を増便

ローカルニュース - Sat, 06/28/2014 - 08:28
 ハワイ島のカイルアコナに拠点をおくローカル航空会社のモクレレ航空は26日(木)、マウイ島のカフルイ空港とハワイ島ワイメア地区にあるカムエラ空港を結ぶ定期便を増便すると発表した。 モクレレ航空では、新定期便の増便は顧客のニーズに応えるためで、新たな定期便を就航することで、カフルイとカムエラを結ぶ定期便を週に42便運行できるようになるとしている。
参考:パシフィック・ビジネス・ニュース

Obituaries

Local News - Sat, 06/28/2014 - 04:50
Charlotte Kau Akamu • Caroline Jessie Arruda • Gladys Leinaala Keola Brent • Petronila Diones Castanieto • Gladyce Clement • Eusequio Defuntorum • Daril Raymond 'Ekahi Aloha • and more

Chimpanzee escape prompts review of zoo exhibit

Local News - Sat, 06/28/2014 - 04:50
Chimpanzees at the Hono­lulu Zoo will be kept in a pen near their sleeping quarters until an investigation is done into how one of the primates escaped from the exhibit for a short time Tuesday.

What Ever Happened To: Police investigation 'ongoing' in Kauai woman's 2010 death

Local News - Sat, 06/28/2014 - 04:50
Question: Whatever happened in the investigation of the death of the Hawaii State Teachers Association Kauai office manager/secretary?

Kokua Line: Landscaping work keeps Waikiki Shell parking shut

Local News - Sat, 06/28/2014 - 04:50
Question: Another year has passed, and the parking lot at the Shell is still under construction.

911 Report

Local News - Sat, 06/28/2014 - 04:50
Man indicted on attempted-murder charge • Ocean victim identified as California man • Inmate out on work furlough is arrested; and more

Newswatch

Local News - Sat, 06/28/2014 - 04:50
21-and-older tobacco law to take effect • Church leaders detail plans for repair work • Pair charged with theft at Kona resort

Abercrombie and Ige clash on leadership, budget surplus

Local News - Sat, 06/28/2014 - 04:50
Gov. Neil Abercrombie and state Sen. David Ige on Tuesday set the contours for their Demo­cratic primary, with the governor reminding voters of the state's economic rebound during his first term and Ige offering himself as a more thoughtful, sensible alternative as chief executive.

Family of 8 left homeless after blaze guts residence

Local News - Sat, 06/28/2014 - 04:50
A Waipahu family's home was destroyed Tuesday, possibly because of an unattended cooking fire, but no one was injured.

Plane lands by H-2 due to engine woes

Local News - Sat, 06/28/2014 - 04:50
A student pilot and his instructor were not injured after an emergency landing Tuesday evening of a Cessna 172P in a pineapple field near Costco Wai­pio.

Jury too slow, killer's lawyers say

Local News - Sat, 06/28/2014 - 04:50
Lawyers for Naeem Williams say the federal court jury responsible for determining whether the former Schofield Barracks soldier lives or dies for killing his 5-year-old daughter Talia is taking too long to decide and want the judge to either declare a mistrial or choose a sentence of life in prison.

Sit-lie ban sought for all of Oahu

Local News - Sat, 06/28/2014 - 04:50
With the Honolulu City Council scheduled to hear bills Thursday that make it illegal to sit and lie on sidewalks in two parts of Hono­lulu, Councilman Ikaika Anderson said he will press to have colleagues consider a third proposal that imposes the same prohibition throughout Oahu.

Council panel delays vote on expanding fireworks use

Local News - Sat, 06/28/2014 - 04:50
A bill allowing Oahu consumers to set off sparklers and fountains on New Year's Eve has been deferred by a Hono­lulu City Council committee.

Fatal stabbing of homeless man was a defensive act, lawyer says

Local News - Sat, 06/28/2014 - 04:50
A 26-year-old man on trial for a fatal stabbing under the H-1 freeway viaduct last year killed his victim in self-defense, the man's lawyer told a state court jury Tuesday morning.

Feds mark fury from Hawaiians over 1893 overthrow

Local News - Sat, 06/28/2014 - 04:50
A federal panel hearing opinions on a possible relationship with a potential Native Hawaiian government has heard the passion pouring out over two days of testimony, a Justice Department official said.