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Kokua Line: Neighbors must talk it out over cameras' placements

Local News - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 04:12
I live in Manoa. Some of my neighbors and my family have formed an informal neighborhood watch group. One of our neighbors who is not part of our group installed security cameras on their property.

911 Report

Local News - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 04:12
More than three months after being arrested in front of his family home in San Diego, Bryan Suitt was back in Honolulu on Wednesday to face a charge of killing Alex Gonzales, whose body was found dismembered in Waipio.

Newswatch

Local News - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 04:12
Schatz endorsed for U.S. Senate by Progressive Change group • Meth in home leads to arrest • Kauai summit battles drugs

Fees from state parks help make up funding shortfall

Local News - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 04:12
Question: My family went to the Pali Lookout recently and noticed that there is now paid parking. Where does that money go? Is it paying for maintenance of the land? What are they having to do there that they didn't do before?

アロハタワーの内装工事がまもなくスタート

ローカルニュース - Sat, 03/22/2014 - 08:58
 ハワイパシフィック大学が大規模な改修工事を進めているオアフ島ダウンタウンのアロハタワー・マーケットプレイスで、週明けにもマーケットプレイス2階部分の内装工事がスタートすることが明らかになった。ハワイパシフィック大学側は、大学の設立50周年となる2015年春までにマーケットプレイスの改修工事を完了させたいとしている。 関係者によると、今回内装工事が行われる2階部分は、最終的にハワイパシフィック大学の学生寮となる予定で、300名分の宿泊施設が完備される見込みとなっている。 なお、マーケットプレイスでの内装工事が着工するものの、マーケットプレイス内にある、ザ・キャブ、ゴードン・ビアーシュ、フーターズ、そしてスター・オブ・ホノルルの4店舗は引き続き営業を行っており、一般市民の立ち入りは可能となっている。 参考:KITV4

コーヒー農園で新種の害虫被害を確認

ローカルニュース - Sat, 03/22/2014 - 08:56
 ハワイ大学関係者は、州内で栽培されているコーヒーの樹で新種の害虫被害を確認したとして、関係者からの情報提供を求めている。 今回発見された害虫被害は、世界中の別の場所で確認されていない新種で、コーヒーの樹の葉に直径4分の1ほどの黄緑色の斑点が現れ、最終的にコーヒーの実にも被害が及ぶとされているものの、現時点では害虫被害がどのように引き起こされ、被害が拡大する可能性があるか否かなどが不明となっているため、ハワイ大学関係者と当局では、コーヒー農園やその関係者からの情報を元に調査を続けたいとしている。
参考:ウェスト・ハワイ・トゥデイ

Corrections

Local News - Sat, 03/22/2014 - 04:49
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.

Police lobby to remain exempt from law against prostitution

Local News - Sat, 03/22/2014 - 04:49
Honolulu police officers have urged lawmakers to keep an exemption in state law that allows undercover officers to have sex with prostitutes during investigations, touching off a heated debate.

Corrections and Clarifications

Local News - Sat, 03/22/2014 - 04:49
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.

24-hour vigil will honor business leader with royal ties

Local News - Sat, 03/22/2014 - 04:49
The legacy and life of the late Kenny Brown, Native Hawaiian business and political leader, will be celebrated at a 24-hour vigil at the Royal Mausoleum of Hawaii Chapel starting at midday Thursday.

Condemnation on table for Windward sewer work

Local News - Sat, 03/22/2014 - 04:49
A City Council committee Tuesday gave a preliminary OK for the city to use condemnation powers to get land for a 3-mile route of the $175 million Kaneohe-Kailua Sewer Tunnel despite objections by property owners of the Aikahi Gardens townhouse complex.

Kamakahi stays upbeat after cancer diagnosis

Local News - Sat, 03/22/2014 - 04:49
Grammy-winning slack-key guitar master Dennis Kama­kahi is looking forward to going home after checking in to the Queen's Medical Center, where he was diagnosed with lung cancer.

Man pleads guilty in drug, bribery case

Local News - Sat, 03/22/2014 - 04:49
A former Halawa prison guard faces up to 50 years in prison and more than $5 million in fines after pleading guilty Tuesday to charges related to smuggling meth­am­pheta­mine into the prison and bribery.

Purse-snatching suspect also charged with manslaughter

Local News - Sat, 03/22/2014 - 04:49
A 24-year-old Wai­anae man was charged Tuesday in connection with the death of a 52-year-old grandmother after a violent purse-snatching in front of her secured Wai­kiki apartment on Super Bowl Sunday.

Optimism devolved into abuse, stepmother testifies

Local News - Sat, 03/22/2014 - 04:49
Delilah Williams testified in U.S. District Court on Tuesday that when her husband Naeem Williams gained custody of her stepdaughter Talia, the couple thought they could help fix the little girl's problems with bladder and bowel-movement control.

State’s schools praised for progress

Local News - Sat, 03/22/2014 - 04:49
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan on Tuesday lauded Hawaii's public school system for progress made in the third year of its four-year $75 million Race to the Top grant, calling Hawaii a model for other states.

Newswatch

Local News - Sat, 03/22/2014 - 04:49
Crash into pole kills passenger • Fire ant baiting will close park

911 Report

Local News - Sat, 03/22/2014 - 04:49
Woman dies after mother accidently drives over her • Mail found in car leads to arrest

House panel approves minimum wage increase

Local News - Sat, 03/22/2014 - 04:49
Lawmakers in the state House of Representatives have advanced a proposal to raise the minimum wage more slowly than what the state Senate had suggested.