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New York Times: Obama courts a crucial ally as paths split

Local News - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 04:36
CAIRO » Over seven decades, the United States and Saudi Arabia forged a strategic alliance that became a linchpin of the regional order: a liberal democracy and an ultraconservative monarchy united by a shared interests in the stability of the Middle East and the continued flow of oil.

Newswatch

Local News - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 04:36
Hawaii County to start foreclosing on land • Food industry union endorses Abercrombie • Coast Guard aids snorkelers hurt by jellyfish • Assault suspect caught on video in Hilo attack

Corrections and Clarifications

Local News - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 04:36
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.

Suspect pleads not guilty to killing, chopping up man

Local News - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 04:36
A man accused of killing and dismembering his victim, then disposing of the body parts near Mili­lani Mortuary, appeared in court Monday via a videoconference from Oahu Community Correctional Center.

Kokua Line: More than 9,000 register as security guards in isles

Local News - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 04:36
Question: Can you update the public on the results of the recertifying of store security guards? How many retained their jobs, how many were let go? And the names of their companies? Were there any felons hired?

Pono Choices panel is too secretive, critics say

Local News - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 04:36
Critics of the state's controversial middle-school sex education pilot program, Pono Choices, expressed concern Monday that a working group convened to study the material has been meeting in secret and comprises members who might not deliver a fair and unbiased report.

Isle Marines deploying to Australia

Local News - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 04:36
More Hawaii Marines are headed to Australia as the U.S. military increases its presence in the country and the Asia-Pacific with "rotational" forces instead of permanent bases.

ILWU endorses Kim in her bid for the U.S. House

Local News - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 04:36
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union has endorsed state Senate President Donna Mercado Kim's bid for Congress.

Mariners union backs Takai for 1st Congressional District

Local News - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 04:36
The International Organization of Masters, Mates and Pilots is endorsing state Rep. Mark Takai's bid for Congress.

Wild nene on Oahu spotted after centuries

Local News - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 04:36
Endangered Hawaiian geese have been seen in the wild on Oahu for the first time in centuries, indicating the chances of survival for the native birds are improving, federal and state officials said.

Woman takes 'Duck Man's' pet under her wing

Local News - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 04:36
A pet duck who disappeared when her homeless owner died this month is safe and sound, the Hawaiian Humane Society said Monday.

Company did abuse workers, judge rules

Local News - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 04:36
A federal judge has ruled that a labor recruiting company that was previously accused of human trafficking did harass, discriminate and retaliate against hundreds of Thai workers in Hawaii.

Ground broken on sewer project

Local News - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 04:36
The city broke ground Monday for the underwater portion of a proj­ect that will help transport sewage from the Ala Moana Wastewater Pump Station across Hono­lulu Harbor to the Sand Island Wastewater Treatment Plant in what the contractor called the most expensive microtunneling proj­ect in U.S. history.

Corrections and Clarifications

Local News - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 04:36
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.

ホノルルの駐車場環境は全米ワースト6

ローカルニュース - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 08:49
 金融ウェブサイトのNerdWalletが発表した最新の調査結果で、ホノルル市内の駐車場環境が全米ワースト6であることが明らかになった。 同サイトでは、ホノルル市内での駐車場利用には、一日$42、一月では$230のコストがかかるとしている。 なお、全米でもっとも駐車場環境が悪いとされたのは、駐車場利用に一日$32かかり、全米でもっとも車上荒らしが多いとされたイリノイ州のシカゴで、反対にもっとも駐車場環境が良好とされたのは、一日の駐車場利用料金が$12で、全米一車上荒らしの件数が少ないアイダホ州のボイジーとなっている。
参考:KHON2

カウアイ島の自然保護区にフェンスを設置

ローカルニュース - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 08:34
 米魚類野生動物庁は、カウアイ島のキラウエア国立野生保護区内に生息している貴重な野鳥や植物を保護するために、大規模なフェンス設置計画に着手すると発表した。カウアイ島内で、保護区内の野鳥や植物の保護を目的としたフェンスが設置されるの初めてとなる。 今回設置が予定されているのは、保護区内の約7エーカーの敷地で、当局は、フェンスを設置することで、ネズミや猫、犬、マングースなどの侵入が不可能となり、保護区内で生育しているハワイ州固有の植物や絶滅危惧種に指定されているハワイ雁のネネなどが保護できるとしている。 今年夏より設置工事が行われるフェンスは、ニュージーランドやオアフ島でも利用されており、オアフ島では、フェンス設置後に、保護区内で孵化した海鳥の雛の数が記録的に増加したとの結果が出ている。
参考:KHON2

Incidental Lives: Love of video games helps snag top prize from Google

Local News - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 04:28
Kid loves video games. Kid wants to know how video games are made. Kid reads the Wikipedia version of how it all works. In most cases that's the end of it. In the Klein household the narrative stretches a bit further.

Newswatch

Local News - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 04:28
2 isle volunteers to help mudslide victims • Possible trouble diverts Hawaiian Air plane • Maui parks bill to ban tobacco is OK'd by panel