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Kokua Line: Certain vessels can anchor in Waimea Bay for 72 hours

Local News - Sun, 06/29/2014 - 04:51
Question: I've lived on the North Shore for over 60 years. During my residency, I enjoyed the beauty of Waimea Bay until recently. I've noticed boats anchored really close to the shoreline.

Island Images

Local News - Sun, 06/29/2014 - 04:51

Corrections

Local News - Sun, 06/29/2014 - 04:51
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.

911 Report

Local News - Sun, 06/29/2014 - 04:51
A man in his 50s was in critical condition Thursday afternoon after a one-vehicle crash on Keeaumoku Street.

Newswatch

Local News - Sun, 06/29/2014 - 04:51
H-1 lanes to close this weekend • Dole Street water main breaks • Ruling removes Maui man from mayor's race

Corrections

Local News - Sun, 06/29/2014 - 04:51
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.

'Z-Boys' skateboard pioneer who died had 'great style'

Local News - Sun, 06/29/2014 - 04:51
Shogo Kubo, a skateboarding pioneer who was depicted in the award-winning documentary "Dogtown and Z-Boys," which was later made into a Hollywood feature film, died Tuesday while surfing off Portlock. He was 54.

Measure that could move City Hall to Kapolei advances

Local News - Sun, 06/29/2014 - 04:51
A measure now moving through the City Council would require the administration to study the feasibility of moving the City and County of Honolulu's seat of government to spacious new digs in Kapolei.

Pot dispensaries long overdue, task force says

Local News - Sun, 06/29/2014 - 04:51
With 13,000 people registered for the state medical marijuana program — among the first in the nation when formed 14 years ago — the time for pilot projects and studies has long passed, said Karl Malivuk, a registered patient.

Judge rejects defense's requests to dismiss case or opt for life term

Local News - Sun, 06/29/2014 - 04:51
Saying the request "carries no common sense," the judge in the Naeem J. Williams death penalty trial refused Wednesday to declare a mistrial over the jury's inability to reach a verdict on the former Schofield Barracks soldier's sentence after six days of deliberation.

Woman gets 1 year in jail for $50K theft

Local News - Sun, 06/29/2014 - 04:51
A 43-year-old Lanikai woman offered a tearful apology for stealing more than $50,000 from Lanikai Elementary School's parent-teacher-student association, but then blamed her actions on an abusive husband who demanded she maintain the family's affluent appearance.

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.