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Principal and teacher pay fines in nepotism cases

Local News - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 04:57
A public school principal and teacher have paid administrative fines to the state Ethics Commission to resolve charges against them involving the hiring of relatives.

Former Damien student files molestation suit

Local News - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 04:57
A Honolulu man is suing Damien Memorial School, the Roman Catholic Church in Hawaii and a convicted child molester who he says sexually abused him while a Roman Catholic brother at the school in the early 1980s.

911 Report

Local News - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 04:57
Man sought in theft of Matson container • 1 caught, 1 at large in Salt Lake shooting • Woman hit by car in February is identified • Parents charged in fight that injured girl

Newswatch

Local News - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 04:57
H-1 viaduct work to shut lanes on Sundays • Fire damages home in Haiku, displacing 2 • Club honors top police and fire personnel

Island Images

Local News - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 04:57

Father said girl could handle beatings, investigator testifies

Local News - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 04:57
A former soldier on trial in the death of his daughter told an investigator that she could take routine beatings because she was "Teflon tough."

Construction on Farrington auditorium to start in summer

Local News - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 04:57
"Happy Thanksgiving" is still scribbled across the chalkboard in an abandoned classroom attached to Farrington High School's auditorium, steps away from where the facility's roof collapsed 16 months ago.

Pair on Maui plead guilty to cheating IRS

Local News - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 04:57
A husband and wife from Maui pleaded guilty to tax fraud Thursday, and both face prison time when they are sentenced this summer.

Lawmaker attempts to revive GMO plan

Local News - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 04:57
State Rep. Jessica Wooley on Thursday unsuccessfully attempted to resurrect a proposal to require labeling for genetically modified food sold in Hawaii.

Council panel OKs shoreline-wall bill

Local News - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 04:57
A bill making it easier for shoreline property owners to put up retaining walls and other structures is advancing through the Honolulu City Council, although some members said they want more information before they'll give it final approval.

Motorists can expect more overnight H-1 closures

Local News - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 04:57
Shortly before 10 p.m. on the H-1 freeway, a single lane of cars slowly moves east toward the Queen Emma overpass. Gov. Neil Abercrombie is admiring the driving maneuvers of road crews on the fully closed westbound roadway as they work to rebuild the lane closest to the median.

イオラニ宮殿でエッグハントイベント開催

ローカルニュース - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 08:36
 オアフ島ダウンタウンにあり、アメリカ合衆国唯一の宮殿として知られるイオラニ宮殿は、4月13日(日)に、イースターのエッグハントイベントを開催すると発表した。 イベントでは、宮殿敷地内10箇所にタマゴが隠され、タマゴ探しをしながら宮殿やハワイの歴史について学べる機会が提供される。 さらに当局では、イベント参加者に当時の王族関係者のコスチュームでイベントに参加することを呼びかけており、当日は豪華景品が当たるコスチュームコンテストや塗り絵コンテストなども催される予定となっている。
参考:ハワイ・ニュース・ナウ

ヴィンヤード大通りで大規模改修工事がスタート

ローカルニュース - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 08:12
 オアフ島のダウンタウン周辺にあるヴィンヤード大通りで、今日から約9ヶ月に渡る大規模な改修工事が着工するため、ホノルル市当局が市民に注意と協力を呼びかけている。 今回の改修工事は、ヴィンヤード大通りのパラマ通りからH1フリーウェイの入り口までの約10.5マイルを中心に行われることになっており、道路の舗装のほか、道路上の街頭やガードレール、信号機の取替え工事等も実施される。 ヴィンヤード大通りは、毎日約35,000台の車両が通行している主要道路で、今回の補修工事は1995年以来の大規模な工事となる。
参考:ハワイ・ニュース・ナウ

New York Times: U.S. leaders vexed by Putin For 15 years

Local News - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 04:34
WASHINGTON » Bill Clinton found him to be cold and worrisome, but predicted he would be a tough and able leader. George W. Bush wanted to make him a friend and partner in the war on terror, but grew disillusioned over time.

Obituaries

Local News - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 04:34
Delfin Pablo Bumanglag • Rosalie E. Capasso • Paulino Occasion Castillo • Celedonia Casasola Deveraturda • Charles Domingo Gueco; and more

Man's suit over carrying gun in public is sent back to court

Local News - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 04:34
A federal appeals court is giving a Hawaii man another chance to argue that he should be allowed to carry a gun in public — a privilege rarely given to people in the state.

Students nationwide will take tests based on new academic standards

Local News - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 04:34
WASHINGTON » What's on the new Common Core-based exams? More than 4 million kids in U.S. schools soon will have a clue. Field testing begins this coming week in 36 states, including Hawaii, and the District of Columbia on assessments developed by two different groups of states.

Far-flung fleet of tuna boats less than safe

Local News - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 04:34
The U.S. Coast Guard is raising new safety concerns for crews that harvest tuna from some of the most remote waters in the Pacific following a spate of accidents in the past eight years that have left 19 crew members dead aboard commercial tuna vessels flying U.S. flags.

Drugs likely killed dental patient, 3

Local News - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 04:34
A 3-year-old Kailua girl who stopped breathing and suffered cardiac arrest in the dentist's chair died probably because of the drugs given to sedate her, the Honolulu medical examiner has concluded.