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No decision yet on Williams' fate

Local News - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 04:45
Jurors resumed deliberations Tuesday on whether a former Hawaii-based soldier should receive the death penalty for the murder of his 5-year-old daughter.

Aiona's homeless plan entails guardsmen, specialized court

Local News - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 04:45
The Hawaii National Guard would reach out to homeless veterans and guide them toward counseling and services under a proposal by Republican gubernatorial candidate James "Duke" Aiona to reduce homelessness in the state.

Hawaii VA chief promises change

Local News - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 04:45
With a congresswoman out for his head and a U.S. senator calling for an investigation, the new director of the Hawaii VA vowed Monday to stay on the job and, within three months, dramatically reduce the time it takes military veterans to see their doctors.

UH to get $40M for ocean studies

Local News - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 04:45
The University of Hawaii will take the lead on a global oceanographic research proj­ect that comes with $40 million in funding — representing the largest-ever philanthropic gift to the university.

Kauai official admits to gambling operation

Local News - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 04:45
A Kauai police commissioner who resigned in the midst of an FBI gambling investigation admitted in U.S. District Court on Monday that he ran a sports betting operation from his home and lied on his taxes.

Pokai Bay victim ID'd as sixth-grade student

Local News - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 04:45
The girl who drowned Sunday at Pokai Beach Park was identified Monday as Gloria Eram, 11, a sixth-grader at Wahiawa Elementary School.

Thief escapes from Kalihi prison

Local News - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 04:45
A 23-year-old prison inmate crawled through the ceiling in an Oahu Community Correctional Center bathroom, and might have climbed through a 16-foot fence, to escape early Monday morning, a prison official said.

Obama library would mean jobs

Local News - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 04:45
An Obama presidential library located in Hawaii would generate $556 million in economic activity and create 2,130 new jobs, in the construction phase alone, according to officials who submitted a bid by Monday's deadline.

Incidental Lives: Immigrant parents inspire American University senior

Local News - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 04:45
As a single mother struggling to get a foothold in a new country, Aleli Vinoya did whatever she could to make sure that her eldest daughter, Nicole Gasmen, would have better opportunities than she herself did growing up in her native Philippines.

Kokua Line: Buoys dividing ocean users set to be replaced by state

Local News - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 04:45
Question: Several years ago the state set up seven buoys at Ala Moana Beach to prevent collisions between swimmers and stand-up paddlers.

911 Report

Local News - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 04:45
Prosecutors on Monday charged a 35-year-old Kai­muki man with endangering the welfare of a minor when he apparently jumped off the second floor of an apartment building Sunday with an 11-month-old infant in his arms.

Newswatch

Local News - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 04:45
Man discovered floating in bay is identified • Maui mayor trims millions from CIP budget

Hokule'a drops anchor at far-flung atoll

Local News - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 04:45
The winds and squalls came at them relentlessly, but a new generation of navigators aboard Hoku­le‘a appears to have passed its first trials heading into the open sea.

Corrections and Clarifications

Local News - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 04:45
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.

アレジアント航空がハワイ便を減便

ローカルニュース - Thu, 06/19/2014 - 08:44
 ラスベガスに拠点をおくアレジアント航空が、8月よりハワイ便を減便する予定であることが明らかになった。 アレジアント航空では今回、オレゴン州のユージン、カリフォルニアのストックトンとフレズノ、そしてアリゾナ州のスコッツデールとハワイを結ぶ定期便の運行を停止するとしている。 なお、アレジアント航空が運航しているラスベガス=ホノルル便とロサンゼルス=ホノルル便は引き続き運行が行われる。
参考:パシフィック・ビジネス・ニュース

HPUがアロハタワーで鍬入れ式を開催

ローカルニュース - Thu, 06/19/2014 - 08:18
 オアフ島ダウンタウンのアロハタワー・マーケットプレイスの再開発を行っているHPU(ハワイパシフィック大学)が、同地区での本格的な再開発計画に着手し、昨日、鍬入れ式が行われた。 HPUでは、アロハタワー・マーケットプレイスに、約300名の生徒が入居できる大学寮のほか、学生向けのラーニングセンター、レストラン、小売店などが入店する大規模な大学関連施設を設置する予定で、2015年9月には新たな大学関連施設が完成する見込みとなっている。
参考:KHON2

Obituaries

Local News - Thu, 06/19/2014 - 04:36
Gordon Ah Sing • Osmundo Manzano Cachola Sr. • Norma Misayo Nohara Chinen • George Espaniola Sr. • Raymond Loup Figueira • Barbara Hagino Fukumoto • and more

Isles file pitch for Obama library

Local News - Thu, 06/19/2014 - 04:36
The state of Hawaii submitted a bid Friday to become the home of the Barack Obama Presidential Library, officials said.

Girl dead, sister in hospital after beach accidents

Local News - Thu, 06/19/2014 - 04:36
A 12-year-old girl died and her 9-year-old sister was left in serious but stable condition Sunday after they were found a half-hour apart, alone and unattended, in the ocean at Pokai Bay Beach Park.