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State handbook guides immigrants in isle life

Local News - Tue, 06/24/2014 - 04:57
A new handbook published by the state gives newcomers a road map on everything from how to find a job to when to use a car horn, from how to keep their kids safe to understanding sarcasm.

Proposal expands 'sit-lie' ban to Chinatown, Ward

Local News - Tue, 06/24/2014 - 04:57
Days after Mayor Kirk Caldwell unveiled a measure prohibiting people from sitting and lying on public sidewalks in Wai­kiki, Councilwoman Carol Fuku­naga has introduced a bill imposing the same restrictions for an area from Chinatown to Ward Avenue.

67th annual book sale fills McKinley

Local News - Tue, 06/24/2014 - 04:57
The Friends of the Library of Hawaii's massive 67th annual book sale, which gets underway Saturday at McKinley High School, features a new section dubbed "Curious Books" that spotlights quirky and fun titles.

Family flourishes after battling abuse

Local News - Tue, 06/24/2014 - 04:57
In celebration of National Reunification Month, an Oahu family once severed by substance abuse was honored Friday for reuniting and flourishing after more than a decade apart.

Grants: McDonald's gives proceeds from 'Big Mac Monday' to UH

Local News - Tue, 06/24/2014 - 04:57
McDonald's Restaurants of Hawaii gave $22,000 to University of Hawaii football head coach Norm Chow, UH athletic director John McNamara and Na Koa Executive Director Kim Fuji­uchi.

911 Report

Local News - Tue, 06/24/2014 - 04:57
Man charged in attempted robbery • Swimmer drowns at ‘Blue Room' cave

Newswatch

Local News - Tue, 06/24/2014 - 04:57
Light work to close H-1 westbound lanes • Pot discovery leads to arrest of Puna couple • Crash victim is identified as Kalaheo man

Manoa rapist sues over work furlough denial

Local News - Tue, 06/24/2014 - 04:57
A man known as the Manoa Rapist is suing state Department of Public Safety Director Ted Sakai and Corrections Division head Max Otani for refusing to let the inmate enter the department's work furlough program.

Hit-and-run driver's sentence includes insurance fraud time

Local News - Tue, 06/24/2014 - 04:57
After running over and killing a Hawaii Pacific University student, Dominic Franklyn filed a false insurance claim to try to raise thousands for a foundation in his victim's name, his attorney said.

Principals to exit Punahou School

Local News - Tue, 06/24/2014 - 04:57
Punahou School is losing its longtime high school and junior school principals after next school year -- one to retirement and the other to a mainland school.

FAAがモクレレ航空のカラエロア線を認可

ローカルニュース - Mon, 06/23/2014 - 08:34
 連邦航空局が、ハワイのローカル航空会社であるモクレレ航空が申請していたオアフ島西部のカラエロア空港とマウイ島のカフルイ空港を結ぶ新路線の就航を許可すると発表した。 モクレレ航空の関係者は、カラエロア空港とカフルイ空港を結ぶ新定期便には、9名が搭乗できる小型セスナ機を利用予定で、7月1日より就航を開始したいとしている。 なお、モクレレ航空では現在、新定期便の就航を記念し、カラエロア空港とカフルイ空港の往復便を$99の特別価格で提供している。
参考:パシフィック・ビジネス・ニュース

州知事がリベンジポルノ法に署名

ローカルニュース - Mon, 06/23/2014 - 08:22
 ハワイ州のニール・アバクロンビー知事は20日(金)、離婚した元配偶者や別れた元恋人など、当事者が許可していない裸の写真や動画などをインターネット上に流出させることなどを禁じたリベンジポルノ法に署名した。 今回州知事によって署名された新法案では、相手の許可なしで裸の写真や動画などをネット上に公開することを厳しく禁じており、違反者はクラスCの重罪となり、最高で5年の禁固刑に処せられることとなる。
参考:ハワイ・ニュース・ナウ

Island Images

Local News - Mon, 06/23/2014 - 04:53

Vital Statistics

Local News - Mon, 06/23/2014 - 04:53
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.

Ex-journalist on mend after being hit by car

Local News - Mon, 06/23/2014 - 04:53
A former Honolulu Star-Bulletin columnist and veteran foreign correspondent remained in serious condition Thursday after an accident in which the 87-year-old was hit by a vehicle while crossing a street near Ala Moana Center.

CIA forerunner picked 442nd member for service

Local News - Mon, 06/23/2014 - 04:53
Dick Shigemi Hamada had four major fears serving as a Japanese-American in Burma during World War II. First was being mistakenly shot by fellow Americans. Second was a mistaken attack by the Burmese Kachin Rangers who he was fighting alongside.

State sues official for failing to air income

Local News - Mon, 06/23/2014 - 04:53
The state is suing a member of a state licensing board to recover $1,940 in fines after the board member failed to file two years of financial disclosure statements.

Anti-Cayetano notes surface

Local News - Mon, 06/23/2014 - 04:53
With former Gov. Ben Cayetano ahead in the polls for mayor and the rail project he vowed to block in trouble with voters, the Pacific Resource Partnership turned to high-powered political consultants in 2012 who devised a calculated strategy to portray Cayetano as corrupt.

Chuukese family members fined for smuggling clam meat

Local News - Mon, 06/23/2014 - 04:53
A father and daughter from Chuuk must pay $1,250 in fines for attempting to smuggle 60 pounds of giant clam meat into Hawaii. Leo John, 52, and his daughter Flyona Lynn John, 22, pleaded guilty in February to violating the Endangered Species Act.