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Far-flung fleet of tuna boats less than safe

Local News - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 04:34
The U.S. Coast Guard is raising new safety concerns for crews that harvest tuna from some of the most remote waters in the Pacific following a spate of accidents in the past eight years that have left 19 crew members dead aboard commercial tuna vessels flying U.S. flags.

Drugs likely killed dental patient, 3

Local News - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 04:34
A 3-year-old Kailua girl who stopped breathing and suffered cardiac arrest in the dentist's chair died probably because of the drugs given to sedate her, the Honolulu medical examiner has concluded.

Hawaii, Chicago allies on Obama library

Local News - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 04:34
Hawaii may end up working with Chicago as the process moves forward to choose a site for the Barack Obama Presidential Library. Hawaii officials Thursday acknowledged meeting with their counterparts from the Windy City regarding possible ways to collaborate in the building of the library complex.

Kokua Line: Old utility poles might not come down right away

Local News - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 04:34
Question: New poles are being placed next to old electric utility poles in Palolo, many of them only a few inches apart. Are there plans to remove the old poles once this project is completed? I fear that the old utility poles will be left in place, leaving Palolo to look like a utility pole jungle.

Island Images

Local News - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 04:34

Newswatch

Local News - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 04:34
Man indicted over fatal robbery in Waikiki • Crash survivor says plane turned sharply • Maui mayor to discuss 2015 budget

911 Report

Local News - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 04:34
Crash kills girl, 16, operating scooter • Motorist suspected of attempted murder • Bicyclist hit by tour bus in Kalihi dies

State sues drugmakers over Plavix claims

Local News - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 04:34
The state attorney general is suing the manufacturers of a blockbuster prescription blood thinner who he says covered up evidence that the pricey alternative to aspirin would be ineffective for much of Hawaii's population.

Isles welcome teens from Japan

Local News - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 04:34
A group of 16 teen girls from Sendai, Japan, were all smiles as they skillfully performed hula Wednesday in front of a crowd at the Consulate General of Japan.

Suspect in purse-snatching seen on video

Local News - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 04:34
The 24-year-old Waianae man charged in connection with the death of a 52-year-old grandmother after a violent purse-snatching was spotted on a Waikiki store's surveillance video as he appeared to follow the woman toward her apartment building nearby, court documents say.

Drunken driver gets 10 years for fatal crash

Local News - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 04:34
A 40-year-old moving company employee who killed a friend and injured two others in a head-on collision while driving drunk was sentenced on Wednesday to 10 years in prison for negligent homicide.

Bill would ease path to approval to build shoreline retaining walls

Local News - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 04:34
A bill aimed at making it easier for shoreline property owners to put up retaining walls may set a dangerous precedent and cause harm to Oahu's beaches and other coastal areas, city planning officials and environmentalists say.

Stepmom re-enacts in court how she stomped on child

Local News - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 04:34
The grim litany of abuse continued in federal court Wednesday as defense lawyers for Naeem Williams sought to show that his daughter, Talia, 5, also suffered greatly at the hands of her stepmother.

国内最大規模のけん玉大会開催

ローカルニュース - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 09:50
 オアフ島のパールリッジモールで昨日、国内最大規模のけん玉大会が開催され、大人から子どもまで、多くのけん玉ファンが会場を訪れた。なお、同イベントは今日の10:00より再び開催される。 昨日のイベントには、けん玉USAのメンバーのほか、日本のグローバルけん玉ネットワーク(通称GLOKEN)の関係者も参加。会場内ではけん玉の技術に関する講習会やけん玉USAメンバーらのサイン会、豪華景品が当たる抽選会なども行われた。
参考:KHON2

数千人がワイキキのパレードを鑑賞

ローカルニュース - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 09:40
 オアフ島のワイキキで昨日、「庶民の王子」として親しまれていたプリンス・ジョナ・クヒオ・カラニアナオレの生誕を祝う盛大なパレードが開始され、数千人の市民が楽しんだ。 昨日10:00よりスタートしたパレードの今年のテーマは「E Papapae pu ana kakou, I ka nalu ho’okahi e he’e ai」(同じ波で一緒にサーフィンしよう)で、数百人の市民がパレードに参加したほか、数台の山車やマーチングバンドによる行進が行われた。
参考:KHON2

Marines headed for isles from California

Local News - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 04:12
TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. » A Southern California Marine training site could lose 8 percent of its personnel as part of the expected drawdown of troops in Afghan­istan, officials said.

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Local News - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 04:12

New York Times: In postponing Rockettes show, executive hopes to avoid more censure

Local News - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 04:12
On Thursday night, just two days after introducing Phil Jackson as the new president of his beleaguered New York Knicks, James L. Dolan found himself assessing the performance of another troubled property: the musical extravaganza "Heart and Lights."

New York Times: Reconstructing a routine flight turned mystery

Local News - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 04:12
The night sky was clear above the clouds, and the last glimmer of a setting half-moon had faded when Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, cruising at 35,000 feet over the Gulf of Thailand, approached the border between Malaysian and Vietnamese airspace on its usual route to Beijing.