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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.

カカアコの地区委員会が新コンドの建設を承認

ローカルニュース - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 08:52
 大規模な再開発計画が進行中のオアフ島カカアコ地区の地区委員会が、新たなコンドミニアム「Vida at 888 Ala Moana」の建設計画を承認した。 今回委員会が承認したコンドミニアムは、現在、自動車ディーラーのカッターマツダが営業を行っている地区に建設される予定で、建設計画を進めているコバヤシグループとマックノートングループでは、同地区に500世帯が入居できる高級コンドミニアム2棟を建設したいとしている。 38階建ての新高級コンドミニアム物件には、ゲスト用のスイート、映画館、子供向けのプレイエリアやゲームルーム、ミニゴルフ場なども併設される予定で、今年度中にコンドミニアム物件の販売がスタートする見込みとなっている。
参考:パシフィック・ビジネス・ニュース

ケアリアポンドセンターが一時閉鎖

ローカルニュース - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 08:22
 マウイ郡当局は、キヘイ地区にあるケアリアポンド国立生物保護区のビジターセンターを一時的に閉鎖すると発表した。 今回のビジターセンターの一時閉鎖は、センター内の空調システムの修理等のために行われるもので、当局では今後数ヶ月にわたってビジターセンターを閉鎖するとしている。 なお、同地区での野生動物観察は可能で、8:00から15:30まで、クロエリセイタカシギやハワイオオバンなどの野鳥の観察は引き続き行うことができる。
参考:KHON2

Corrections and Clarifications

Local News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 04:53
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.

Water and sewer rates will go up next week on Oahu

Local News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 04:53
Oahu residents will pay more for sewer and water service come Tuesday as a result of rate hikes approved in previous years.

China draws attention as RIMPAC prepares to kick off

Local News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 04:53
Four Chinese navy ships arrived at Pearl Harbor on Tuesday as the biennial Rim of the Pacific exercise gathers steam as the biggest ever held.

Isle leader tough on health issues

Local News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 04:53
As manager and chief engineer of the Honolulu Board of Water Supply and later state health director, George Yuen worked to keep health and safety at the forefront of public policy during a time of unprecedented growth in Hawaii.

Kokua Line: Manhole covers along curb will be put back over holes

Local News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 04:53
Question: Several months ago streets in Hawaii Kai were repaved. Many of the manhole covers were removed and left on the curb, replaced by new covers. We now have many manhole covers lined up and down streets such as Lunalilo Home Road.

Newswatch

Local News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 04:53
Kauai panel rejects changes to petition laws • Repairs to close visitors center for 3 months

Corrections and Clarifications

Local News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 04:53
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.