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100名以上の市民が屋外居住者をサポート

ローカルニュース - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 08:14
 ホノルル国際空港近くのキリハウ通りで屋外居住者のサポート活動が行われ、100名以上のボランティアが参加した。 空港近くの高架下を中心に行われたサポート活動では、食料品や衣料品の無料配布が行われたほか、屋外居住者向けの情報を提供する相談ブース、無料の検眼サービスなども提供された。 ハワイ州内では年々屋外居住者の人口が増加しており、現在、州全体で6,000名以上、オアフ島内だけで4,500名ほどの屋外居住者がいるとみられている。
参考:ハワイ・ニュース・ナウ

Pilot bids aloha to career including movie, isle service

Local News - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 04:30
Probably the last time you saw Fred Sorenson, he was airlifting Indiana Jones out of a Peruvian jungle after fleeing from Hovito natives with blowguns, bows and arrows.

Obituaries

Local News - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 04:30
Wayne Leroy Carroll Sr. • Ernest Keaupuni Espinosa • Sean Kaleo Ganotise • Nalu Vincent Raphael Garcia • Marian Y.L. Ho • Toni Toshiko Frances Iwamoto • Sachie Yamauchi Jones • and more

Board defers Big Isle telescope decision

Local News - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 04:30
The Board of Land and Natural Resources on Friday deferred a key decision for a $1.3 billion telescope proj­ect, saying the state needs more time to explore legal issues. Board members voted to defer a decision on the sublease for the Thirty Meter Telescope.

Maui veterinarians are warning cat owners about deadly virus

Local News - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 04:30
At least three confirmed cases of a highly contagious and life-threatening feline viral disease that's rare in the islands have Maui veterinarians on alert. The virus, known as feline panleukopenia, attacks cells that divide quickly, such as those in the intestines and bone marrow.

Kokua Line: Plan ‘still in progress’ to buy part of News Building site

Local News - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 04:30
Question: What is happening with the old Honolulu Advertiser building? When they first announced plans to build condominium buildings at 801 South St., they said Hawaiian Dredging was going to buy the front part of the property and turn it into corporate headquarters. Is that still going to happen?

Newswatch

Local News - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 04:30
Bill would strip tax breaks from ag firms • Panel decries lack of search for remains • Husband held after his wife reports gunfire • Plea deal made in bank robbery

911 Report

Local News - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 04:30
Grand jury indicts man in Big Isle murder • Suspect in police officer's assault released

Abercrombie approves climate adaptation panel

Local News - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 04:30
State administration officials are planning to develop strategies to cope with the impact of climate change and rising sea levels in the Hawaiian Islands.

Elks clubs host annual salute to American flag

Local News - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 04:30
Flag Day will be celebrated this year aboard the USS Missouri on Ford Island. The Saturday observance by Hawaii Elks clubs will include the presentation of historic flags by Boy Scout Troop 180 and patriotic music by the Pacific Fleet Band Brass Quintet.

Rare Civil War sword turns up in Honolulu store

Local News - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 04:30
Ted Gonzales occasionally gets some unusual items in his jewelry shop that people want to sell. One of those was a Babe Ruth poster. Another was a bearskin rug from a black bear — claws and all.

State hospital lawsuit imminent, senator says

Local News - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 04:30
A class-action lawsuit is being drawn up on behalf of injured psychiatric workers at the State Hospital in Kane­ohe amid allegations of nepotism and numerous assaults against employees, state Sen. Clayton Hee said Wednesday.

Suspect crosses border twice, defying immigration agents

Local News - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 04:30
A petty criminal and illegal immigrant from Mexico who left the country twice this year under the observation of federal agents is back in custody in Hawaii.

Hawaii island mayor plans to reject pending pay increase

Local News - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 04:30
Big Island Mayor Billy Kenoi is eligible for a nearly 21 percent raise in his annual income, to $132,000, but he says he won't take it.

VA discrepancy frustrates Hawaii's representatives

Local News - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 04:30
Veterans Affairs officials told Hawaii's congressional delegation that military veterans only had to wait 30 days to see a physician — just before a scathing audit revealed that new patients actually had the worst wait times in the entire system, 145 days.

UHのエミリー・ハートングがスイスでプロ入り

ローカルニュース - Sun, 06/15/2014 - 09:50
 UHのバレーボールチームで活躍したエミリー・ハートング選手が、スイスのチューリッヒに拠点を置く女子バレーボールプロチームのボレロ・チューリッヒと契約を結んだことが明らかになった。 エミリー選手は自身のインスタグラムのサイトに「ボレロ・チューリッヒと契約を結ぶ事ができ、来シーズンからチームのメンバーとして参加することになりました。ここまでくることができたのは、友人やカリフォルニアで私を応援してくれている家族のおかげです」と書き込んでいる。
参考:KHON2

ドール・プランテーションが太陽光発電を設置

ローカルニュース - Sun, 06/15/2014 - 09:40
 毎年100万人以上が訪れるオアフ島の人気のアトラクション施設、ドール・プランテーションが、施設内に大型の太陽光発電設備を設置すると発表した。 ドール・プランテーションでは今回、約半エーカーの土地に746枚の太陽光パネルを設置するとしており、太陽光発電設備の導入で施設内で使用されている電力の約30%が太陽光発電でまかなえるようになるだろうとしている。
参考:パシフィック・ビジネス・ニュース

Obituaries

Local News - Sun, 06/15/2014 - 04:50
Avelina Cortez Acob • Eugene Kalima Alamani • George Keoni Aoki Sr. • Louis Borges • Edmund Tesoro Casibang • Tobi Lynn Douglas • Robert Daniel Hipperson Sr. • and more

Obituaries

Local News - Sun, 06/15/2014 - 04:50
Rosalia Corpuz Bagayas • Leimomi Ho Cummins • Dorothy J. Doherty • Pulefano Angelo Galea'i • David Otis Goodman • Ronald Wayne Herlick • Ronald Wayne Herlick • and more