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911 Report

Local News - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 04:56
Man run over by bus in Waikiki dies • Snorkeler dies after Sharks Cove incident • Inmate who left work furlough is captured

Emotions run high but remain in check at Molokai hearing

Local News - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 04:56
The Native Hawaiian community on Molokai added its voice to the growing chorus of those who are rejecting a federal proposal that could lead to a formal U.S. relationship with a potential Native Hawaiian government.

マウイ島に新しい信号機がお目見え

ローカルニュース - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 08:47
 ハワイ州当局は、マウイ島のカフルイ地区の交差点に最新式の信号機を設置し、信号機の試運転を実施している。 カフルイ地区のウエストカメハメハ通りとケーン通りに設置された信号機は、交差点を左曲する車両に対し、信号が青から赤に変わる前に、黄色の矢印が点滅して注意を促す方式となっている。 なお当局では、将来的に黄色の矢印が点滅する信号を州内全域に設置したいとしている。
参考:ハワイ・ニュース・ナウ

州のキンダーガーデン入園登録者数が下落

ローカルニュース - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 08:31
 ハワイ州内の公立キンダーガーデンへの入園登録者数が昨年に比べて約6,000名も少なくなる見通しであることが明らかになった。 当局では、今年度の公立キンダーガーデンの入園登録者数は10,500名ほどとなり、昨年の16,600名に比べて下落するとの予想を発表。入園登録者数が下落する原因として、出生数の下落のほか、今年度より、今年の7月31日(木)に5歳となる子どもまでが州内のキンダーガーデンへ入園できるとの新たな規定が設けられたためとしている。 なお、2009年8月1日以降に生まれた子どもは、私立のキンダーガーデンへ入園するか、州内にあるいくつかのプリキンダースクールへ入園することが可能となっている。
参考:KHON2

Obituaries

Local News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 04:56
Albert Goles Alba Sr. • April Hatsumi Sasaki Arakaki • Evelyn Pearl Bursey • Alicia B. Cabuco • Dora Habagat; and more

Master plan for Kailua marsh draws criticism from agencies

Local News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 04:56
The deadline for comments on the Kawainui-Hamakua master plan is Monday, and environmental and neighborhood groups are joining forces over concern that the proposed development will damage the natural resources and character of Kailua.

Dept. of Health fails nursing home inspections

Local News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 04:56
The state has failed to inspect more than a third of Hawaii's 45 nursing homes within the time frame required by federal law, reflecting an oversight gap that some experts say could come at the expense of the facilities' vulnerable residents.

City bus injures man in Waikiki

Local News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 04:56
A man in his 70s was critically injured when he apparently was run over by a city bus in Waikiki on Saturday, the third serious pedestrian collision in three days and the second involving a city bus.

Isles lag in helping special education students

Local News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 04:56
Hawaii is falling short of its responsibilities under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act -- the federal law requiring that all special-needs children be given a free appropriate public education -- according to a new evaluation of how well states serve students with disabilities.

Forum tackles N. Korea, immigration

Local News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 04:56
The seven candidates vying for the Democratic nomination of Hawaii's Congressional District 1 race tackled foreign policy and immigration reform issues Saturday at their first joint appearance.

Candidates spar over 'negative' ad

Local News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 04:56
U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz on Saturday knocked U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa for what he called the first negative advertisement in their Democratic primary, a postcard that reminds voters of Schatz's support for the Bipartisan Budget Act, which extended cuts in Medicare.

Feral cats on Kauai preying on endangered seabirds

Local News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 04:56
Scientists are concerned about a large number of endangered seabirds killed by feral cats in remote areas of Kauai.

Akaka honored for work to protect native rights

Local News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 04:56
The National Education Association will honor former U.S. Sen. Daniel K. Akaka for his efforts in the fight for social justice.

Volcanic Ash: Teacher fights, sound bites steam up start of summer

Local News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 04:56
Hawaii's summer doldrums are starting to look a lot like an election as we "flASHback" on the month's news that amused and confused:

Vital Statistics

Local News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 04:56
Each Sunday, the Star-Advertiser publishes Oahu vital statistics for marriage licenses and birth certificates filed with the state Department of Health's Vital Statistics System. The statistics cover the five-business-day period ending the Thursday of the previous week.

Newswatch

Local News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 04:56
Lava breaks out 4 new flows on Kilauea • Fire destroys 3-bedroom Hilo residence • Historical signs earn an award for Kauai County

911 Report

Local News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 04:56
Freon leak clears out Waipio Foodland • Powerless boat gets help in Kailua Bay

Williams' deliberations 'drained' jurors

Local News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 04:56
They spent months together witnessing some of the worst in human conduct, hearing horrific descriptions of the beating and torture of a little girl at her own home, in the place she ought to feel safest.

'Justice has been served'

Local News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 04:56
The jury ended deliberations deadlocked and rejected a sentence of death for Naeem Williams in the torture and beating death of his 5-year-old daughter, but the child's mother said she still feels closure after waiting nine years for justice.