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KCCの青空市場が一時休業

ローカルニュース - Tue, 03/18/2014 - 08:03
 ローカルはもちろん、旅行者にも人気の高いオアフ島のカピオラニコミュニティカレッジで開催されているファーマーズマーケットが、一時的に休業となっており、18日(火)本日の営業は行われないと発表された。 カピオラニコミュニティカレッジのファーマーズマーケットの会場では、15日(土)早朝に人身事故が発生しており、コミュニティカレッジとハワイ農業会連合会関係者は、今後、将来的なマーケットの営業についての話し合いを行うとしており、現時点では、マーケットの再開スケジュール等は未定となっている。
参考:KHON2

New York Times: West's drought and growth intensify conflict over water rights

Local News - Tue, 03/18/2014 - 04:57
MUMFORD, Texas » Across the parched American West, the long drought has set off a series of fierce legal and political battles over who controls an increasingly dear treasure - water.

Court hears of girl's savage beatings

Local News - Tue, 03/18/2014 - 04:57
Delilah Williams told a jury in federal court that Naeem Williams knew that his child, Talia, might be close to death from all the beatings the couple had inflicted in the preceding months.

Property crime bill toughens penalties for repeat offenders

Local News - Tue, 03/18/2014 - 04:57
House Bill 2205, as currently drafted, would remove parole as a sentencing option for repeat offenders of property crimes, including burglaries and thefts. Rep. Chris Lee (D, Kailua-Lanikai-Waimanalo) believes the bill can help protect the community.

Council toughens rules on food trucks

Local News - Tue, 03/18/2014 - 04:57
With virtually no input from food truck vendors, the City Council has amended and passed a measure that would bar any food trucks without the proper permits from selling food during lunchtime hours in the "Hawaii Capitol special district."

UH looks into constructing own stadium

Local News - Tue, 03/18/2014 - 04:57
The UH-Manoa Athletic Department is apparently exploring the idea of building a 30,000-seat outdoor multipurpose stadium, drafting a request for quotes for architectural design services and conceptual renderings.

Man gets life plus 30 years in grisly murder

Local News - Tue, 03/18/2014 - 04:57
The conduct of a 29-year-old man convicted of killing and dismembering his business partner in a marijuana-growing operation was egregious enough to warrant life in prison plus 30 consecutive years, a judge ruled on Friday.

Assets to move high school to AOP site

Local News - Tue, 03/18/2014 - 04:57
Academy of the Pacific, which closed in June citing financial struggles and dwindling enrollment, is in negotiations to transfer its assets and property to Assets School for an undisclosed amount.

Witnesses sought in fatal crash of Kauai glider

Local News - Tue, 03/18/2014 - 04:57
The National Transportation Safety Board is seeking witnesses in the ultralight aircraft crash on Kauai that killed two people. Police identified the victims of Tuesday's crash as pilot Gerry Charlebois, 55, of Kapahi and passenger Mark McKenzie, 53 of Pickering, Ontario.

911 Report

Local News - Tue, 03/18/2014 - 04:57
Tourist dies while snorkeling off Kauai • Driver of truck dies after crash • Alleged assault prompts arrest

Newswatch

Local News - Tue, 03/18/2014 - 04:57
Northeast winds are forecast in the 35 to 45 mph range with localized gusts as high as 65 mph, according to emergency officials, and "leeward sloping areas could experience the greatest sustained wind speeds."

Family renews plea to help find missing man

Local News - Tue, 03/18/2014 - 04:57
A Honolulu family is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the safe return of a 70-year-old man with Alzheimer's disease who went missing six weeks ago.

当局が歴史建造物の一般開放を開始

ローカルニュース - Mon, 03/17/2014 - 08:25
 ハワイ州土地自然資源局は、オアフ島タンタラス地区にあるプウウ・ウアラカアア州立公園と公園内にある歴史建造物「ニュートリッジ邸宅(Nutridge Estate)」の一般開放を行うと発表した。 1922年にアーネスト・シェルトン・ヴォン・タッセル氏によって建設された邸宅は、クラーク・ゲーブルやフランク・シナトラなどの著名人が訪れた事もあり、関係者は「長年にわたって秘密が守られていた貴重な歴史建造物です」としている。 貴重な歴史を持つ邸宅は、当局によって管理と修復が行われていたものの、今回、建物の維持費等を確保するために一般に開放されることが決定し、毎月約$4,700、年間で約$60,000の収益が得られると試算されている。
参考:KITV4

各地で強風による被害が多発

ローカルニュース - Mon, 03/17/2014 - 08:08
 強風警報が発令されていた昨日、オアフ島各地では強風による被害が発生し、ホノルル消防局員にとっては多忙な一日となった。 オアフ島マノア渓谷とパロロ地区の住宅では強風によって屋根の一部が吹き飛ばされたほか、昨日の夕方までに、島内で16件の強風が原因とみられる被害の報告が確認されている。 米国気象庁によると、島内では昨日、一部の地域で風速60マイルの突風が吹いた場所もあり、アイナハイナ地区の図書館の太陽光発電パネルの1枚が風で引っくり返ったほか、ハワイカイ地区で開催されていたカーニバルも、16時まで開園時間が延期されるなど、各地で様々な被害が確認されている。
参考:KHON2

Obituaries

Local News - Mon, 03/17/2014 - 04:45
Henry Olaf Burns Jr. • Alfred Gene Cordeiro • Benjamin Policar Joco • Itumalo Latuaoa Lafua • Hansheng Lei • Virginia Magaoay • Barbara Matu'u • Clay Minter • John Francis Mitchell • Amy Fumie Mizukami • and more

New York Times: A star was (recently) born: a play boldly employs babies

Local News - Mon, 03/17/2014 - 04:45
NEW YORK » Hattie Morahan, who stars as Nora in the acclaimed production of "A Doll's House" now at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, has won the kind of rave reviews any actor would envy.

New York Times: Churches downsizing and selling assets in more secular era

Local News - Mon, 03/17/2014 - 04:45
BOSTON » The American Unitarian Association, peopled and powered by this city's Brahmin elite, announced its presence here in 1886 with a grand and stately headquarters at the very top of Beacon Hill, right next door to the Statehouse.

Djou might take another shot at House seat

Local News - Mon, 03/17/2014 - 04:45
Former U.S. Rep. Charles Djou said Thursday that he is moving toward a bid for urban Honolulu's 1st Congressional District. The moderate Republican said politics has become "too slanted, too partisan" and that government at all levels has turned dysfunctional.

Local attorney buys rare Japanese Zero fighter relic

Local News - Mon, 03/17/2014 - 04:45
Honolulu attorney Damon Senaha successfully bid $12,225 for the rare relic from a Zero fighter so he could give it to the USS Arizona Memorial museum.