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Theater Review: 'The Mikado' delights with modern, local touch

Local News - Wed, 06/18/2014 - 04:47
Gilbert and Sullivan's "The Mikado" may be one of the most popular operettas of all time, but even if you've seen it a hundred times, you haven't yet seen the topsy-turvy version Hawaii Opera Theatre is presenting.

Volcanic Ash: At new luxe Kakaako condo, only the richest need apply

Local News - Wed, 06/18/2014 - 04:47
Few news stories induce a gasp in nearly every paragraph, but last Sunday's account of the groundbreaking for the Howard Hughes Corp.'s 36-story Waiea luxury condominium at Ward Center was such a story.

911 Report

Local News - Wed, 06/18/2014 - 04:47
Blaze damages Century Center apartment • Big Isle fire leaves at least 10 homeless • Troubled helicopter diverts to Lanai

Newswatch

Local News - Wed, 06/18/2014 - 04:47
Rough winds and waves prompt advisory • Seismic activity at Mauna Loa is up; eruption not in forecast

Vital Statistics

Local News - Wed, 06/18/2014 - 04:47
Each Sunday, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser publishes Oahu vital statistics for marriage licenses and birth certificates filed with the state Department of Health's Vital Statistics System.

Japanese visitor pleads guilty in scuffle on plane

Local News - Wed, 06/18/2014 - 04:47
A Japanese man is spending his honeymoon at the Federal Detention Center in Hono­lulu, facing up to 20 years in prison for assaulting a flight attendant during a drunken struggle on an airplane trip to the islands.

Association to make donations on behalf of Cayetano

Local News - Wed, 06/18/2014 - 04:47
The Pacific Resource Partnership will donate $100,000 to the University of Hawaii's John A. Burns School of Medicine and $25,000 to the Hawaiian Humane Society in former Gov. Ben Caye­tano's name.

Company caught in alleged illegal dumping

Local News - Wed, 06/18/2014 - 04:47
An Oahu trucking company picked the wrong place to use as a makeshift dump site last week when it unloaded about 5 cubic yards of coral-fill material on a vacant parcel in Kalaeloa across from the management office of the group developing the area.

Hikers leave Maunawili a mess, anger neighbors

Local News - Wed, 06/18/2014 - 04:47
The burgeoning popularity of the Mau­na­wili Falls trail, reportedly the second most popular Oahu falls trail, has resulted in streams of hikers, which have residents at their wits' end. "It's a victim of its own popularity," Suzi Dominy said.

Okuda appointed to Wooley's House seat

Local News - Wed, 06/18/2014 - 04:47
George Okuda, a veteran legislative aide who waged unsuccessful campaigns for the state House in 2000 and 2002, was appointed Friday by Gov. Neil Abercrombie to fill a state House seat vacated by Rep. Jessica Wooley.

Arakawa backs Hannemann for governor

Local News - Wed, 06/18/2014 - 04:47
Maui Mayor Alan Arakawa on Friday endorsed former Hono­lulu Mayor Mufi Hannemann's independent campaign for governor, saying Hannemann has the qualities and foresight to effectively lead the state.

Jurors still undecided on death for Williams

Local News - Wed, 06/18/2014 - 04:47
The jurors in the Naeem Williams death penalty trial ended a second day of deliberation Friday with no decision on whether the former Schofield Barracks soldier lives or dies.

米エネルギー省がUHに300万ドルを提供

ローカルニュース - Tue, 06/17/2014 - 08:26
 ハワイ州選出のメージー・ヒロノ上院議員は昨日、米エネルギー省がUHのエネルギー研究費用として300万ドルの補助金を提供することを明らかにした。 今回エネルギー省が支出する補助金は、水素製造技術の開発費として提供されるもので、UHではエネルギー省からの補助金を活用し、水素製造技術の開発と同時に、化石燃料への依存度や二酸化炭素の減少などの技術開発を進める見込みとなっている。
参考:パシフィック・ビジネス・ニュース

ハワイ州は全米で4番目に安全な州

ローカルニュース - Tue, 06/17/2014 - 08:11
 ウェブサイトのWalletHubが発表した最新の調査結果で、ハワイ州は全米で4番目に安全な州であることが明らかになった。 同ランキングでは今回、職場の安全度、天災と緊急時の備え、家庭およびコミュニティの安全度、交通安全度と財政的な保障など、全26項目を比較。ハワイ州は家庭およびコミュニティの安全度が3位、人口ひとりあたりの殺人件数が全米でも2番目に低いとされたほか、天災と緊急時の備えは21位、交通安全度は27位だったものの、個人の負債度は全米でもっとも悪い50位にランクインしている。 なお、全米でもっとも安全な州に選出されたのはマサチューセッツ州で、もっとも安全度の低い州にはネバダ州が選出されている。
参考:パシフィック・ビジネス・ニュース

Obituaries

Local News - Tue, 06/17/2014 - 04:51
Yoshiharu Akasaki • Jeremie Alexander Ayon Jr. • Ethelda Clotilde Braga • Aurelio Menor Bungcayao Sr. • Frances Y. Chee • Conrad Kawaa Fernandez • Gertrude Marie Glowania • and more

Hawaii VA chief resists call for ouster

Local News - Tue, 06/17/2014 - 04:51
The embattled head of Veterans Affairs in Hawaii is defending himself from a barrage of congressional criticism and said Friday he doesn't plan to step down despite calls by U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard for his ouster for what she sees as dishonesty and incompetence.

911 Report

Local News - Tue, 06/17/2014 - 04:51
Cashier's escape thwarts holdup • Man accused of robbing teenagers • Kailua resident arrested in threat

Newswatch

Local News - Tue, 06/17/2014 - 04:51
Man gets 10 years for hit-run crash • Roadwork will close part of H-1 freeway • Texas woman dies in fall • Man denies murder charge

Navy officials confirm Red Hill fuel tank leaks

Local News - Tue, 06/17/2014 - 04:51
The Navy has confirmed finding leaks in a storage tank in Red Hill that may have released an estimated 27,000 gallons of jet fuel in January, touching off more concern about the impact on nearby drinking-water wells.