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Serial number cut off attack plane is donated to Pearl Harbor museum

Local News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 04:53
A part of Japa­nese navy pilot Take­shi Hirano's Zero fighter returned to Pearl Harbor on Monday — this time with a lot less violence and much better intentions than on Dec. 7, 1941.

Nonpartisan gubernatorial candidates out

Local News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 04:53
Voters will not get the chance to consider nonpartisan candidates for governor in the August primary. The state Office of Elections went to Circuit Court to disqualify the nonpartisan candidates because no nonpartisan candidates ran for lieutenant governor.

Regents' assets might stay private

Local News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 04:53
The financial disclosure forms filed annually by members of the University of Hawaii's governing board and 14 other state boards and commissions will likely remain confidential now that Gov. Neil Abercrombie has signaled he might veto legislation aimed at making the forms public documents.

Level of chemical in isle water high but deemed OK

Local News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 04:53
Levels of the chemical vanadium found in some of Oahu's drinking water wells were higher than in federal guidelines but do not pose a health concern, according to both the Hono­lulu Board of Water Supply and the state Department of Health.

Hawaiians reject federal input

Local News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 04:53
The vast majority of people who testified before a federal panel Monday soundly rejected any attempt by the Obama administration to pursue federal recognition of a future Native Hawaiian governing body.

Meeting to tackle medical pot dispensary

Local News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 04:53
Years after coming close to establishing a pilot program, state officials are meeting with policy experts, patients, caregivers, lawmakers and others with the aim of crafting a bill that would allow medical marijuana distribution centers to operate legally in Hawaii.

Church listed as 'endangered' piece of the past

Local News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 04:53
With its large stone building and iconic steeple, Mokuai-kaua Church has stood out as a Kailua-Kona landmark for nearly 200 years. But the future of Hawaii's first Christian church is hardly secure.

Kokua Line: 'No smoking' signs posted by Oahu Transit Services

Local News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 04:53
Question: Who is responsible for the no-smoking signs at bus stops? I did not think any were up at the makai side of Ala Moana Center (nor have I seen any on the mauka side), but then noticed two signs, one each on poles with bus numbers.

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.

Obituaries

Local News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 04:53
Hospicio Canite • Richard Yew Hing Chang • John Edward Kaukali Dill • Delansey Juan Gacuzana • H. Myron Gates • Raymond Gaughen • Robert Hamora • Carolyn Hernandez • and more

ホノルル市の下水使用料金が値上げ

ローカルニュース - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 08:43
 ホノルル市当局は、7月1日(火)より市内での下水使用料金を値上げすると発表した。 今回の値上げは、2012年5月より段階的に行われている下水使用料値上げの一環で行われるもので、一般家庭では、1,000ガロンにつき$65.76の下水料金が$68.39、$3.93の使用料金が$4.08に値上げされることとなる。
参考:KHON2

PCCが大規模な改修工事を発表

ローカルニュース - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 08:32
 オアフ島ノースショアにある人気アトラクション施設のポリネシア・カルチャー・センターが、大規模な改修工事を行うと発表した。 同センターでは、カメハメハ・ハイウェイ沿いにポリネシア文化にフィーチャーした新しいダイニング&ショッピングスポットを建設する予定で、2015年1月には119,000平方フィートを有する新たなスポットが完成する見込みとなっている。 なお、新たにオープンする施設は入場無料となり、無料でポリネシアに関するエンターテインメントなども楽しめるようになるほか、ウクレレやハワイアン・ジュエリー、ポリネシア風のパンやチョコレートなどが販売される店舗の入店も予定されている。
参考:KHON2

Incidental Lives: Man's path takes him back to aiding rare shearwaters

Local News - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 04:51
To properly appreciate the significance of Ishon Mons' work on behalf of Kauai's endangered Newell's shearwater (ao) population, it helps to know a few things about the charming little black-topped birdies.

911 Report

Local News - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 04:51
Victim of apparent drowning is identified • Body of missing free-diver is recovered • Puna duo is charged with pot promotion

Newswatch

Local News - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 04:51
Helicopters' transfer to create extra noise • Floating dock at Kawaihae almost finished • Hostile dog harasses Maui hikers

State wants to kill plan for Zipper Lane

Local News - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 04:51
State transportation leaders still can't say for sure that their proposed Ewa-bound Zipper Lane is officially dead, but they are moving ahead anyway with H-1 freeway improvements in Central Oahu that no longer include such a contra-flowed traffic lane.

Gov hopefuls oppose OHA Kakaako condos

Local News - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 04:51
Gov. Neil Abercrombie and state Sen. David Ige both say they do not support giving the state Office of Hawaiian Affairs the authority to develop high-rise condominiums near the waterfront at Kaka­ako.

Iraq War veterans fret over chaotic violence

Local News - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 04:51
Jerry J. "JJ" Aguirre, a former Marine with the 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, out of Kane­ohe Bay, fought house to house in Fallujah in 2004, getting grazed across his back by a bullet in the proc­ess.

Backyard aquaponics a path to self-sufficiency

Local News - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 04:51
The idea first caught the eye of the CEOs who judge Harvard University's Social Enterprise "Pitch for Change" and gave it their grand prize in 2012.