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Council OKs height limit for Kuhio tower

Local News - Sun, 03/16/2014 - 04:48
A developer's much-debated request to raise the height limit on a Kuhio Avenue hotel-condominium tower received a 9-0 approval from the Honolulu City Council on Wednesday, despite opposition.

640-foot debris field found after plane crash on Lanai

Local News - Sun, 03/16/2014 - 04:48
Examination by the investigators of the wreckage of a small commercial plane that crashed in a former Lanai pineapple field last month revealed a 640-foot-long debris field, according to a preliminary report by the National Transportation Safety Board.

4 Aiea students suspended over drugs

Local News - Sun, 03/16/2014 - 04:48
Four students have been suspended from Aiea High School for alleged possession of marijuana and police have opened an investigation.

Philippines disaster relief gets $3.3M from Hawaii

Local News - Sun, 03/16/2014 - 04:48
Officials with the Consuelo Foundation said Project HOPE has given assistance as part of the long-term recovery effort to the help the Philippine victims of November's monster storm Typhoon Haiyan.

9-month project to shut Vineyard lanes

Local News - Sun, 03/16/2014 - 04:48
More overdue road work on some of Oahu's busiest arteries is on the way, adding to the lengthy repair projects already tying up traffic across the island.

Legal group explains why Wilson 'unqualified'

Local News - Sun, 03/16/2014 - 04:48
The Hawaii State Bar Association rated Circuit Judge Michael Wilson "unqualified" for the state Supreme Court because of concerns about his work ethic, professionalism, the propriety of his conduct toward professional women, and his ability to serve at the level of the state's highest court.

Whatever Happened To: Producers informed that 'American Jungle' would have to obey rules

Local News - Sun, 03/16/2014 - 04:48
Question: Whatever happened to the state's investigation into the Hawaii island reality TV series called "American Jungle" on the History Channel?

Kokua Line: UH might stop trying to fool hoops prospects with stats

Local News - Sun, 03/16/2014 - 04:48
Question: Can you find out why your newspaper never reports attendance at the home games of the University of Hawaii men's basketball games? Attendance is reported for away games and for all other sports. What's the secret?

911 Report

Local News - Sun, 03/16/2014 - 04:48
Vehicle in head-on accident located • Suspect sought in sex assault at school • Female snorkeler at Hanauma Bay dies • Man convicted of murder in 2009 slaying

世界一の朝食レストランがまもなくオープン

ローカルニュース - Sat, 03/15/2014 - 09:50
 「世界一の朝食」を提供するレストランと称されているオーストラリア発の「Bills(ビルズ)」が、今月29日(土)にオアフ島ワイキキに全米初の店舗をオープンする。 ワイキキのビーチウォーク通り沿いにあるハードロックカフェも入店している建物内にオープンするビルズハワイは、約8,450平方フィートの売り場面積を有し、約50名の従業員が雇用されている。
参考:パシフィック・ビジネス・ニュース

今週末は強風に注意

ローカルニュース - Sat, 03/15/2014 - 09:40
 米国気象庁では、今日の午後から明日の夕方まで風速35~45マイル、場所によっては風速65マイルの強風が吹くとの予想を発表。今日の16時から明日の18時まで、州内に強風警報を発令している。 当局では、特に島のリーワード地区の山側で強風が吹く可能性が高いとし、強風によって樹木の木々が飛ばされたり、飛ばされた木々などによって停電などが引き起こされる可能性もあるとし、市民に対して注意を呼びかけている。
参考:ハワイ・ニュース・ナウ

Family renews plea to help find missing man

Local News - Sat, 03/15/2014 - 04:56
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.

New York Times: Self-described champion of India's poor faces court scrutiny

Local News - Sat, 03/15/2014 - 04:56
NEW DELHI » Subrata Roy has long been one of Asia's most flamboyant billionaires, a bejeweled, modern maharajah who lives on an opulent 270-acre estate and presides over the Sahara Group, which is, by its own account, India's largest private employer.

Newswatch

Local News - Sat, 03/15/2014 - 04:56
Hammer attack brings charges • Human remains to be autopsied • Building staff douses blaze

Permit opens parking lot for Hawaii Kai carnival

Local News - Sat, 03/15/2014 - 04:56
The city has issued a permit to E.K. Fernandez Shows for use of a parking site for the Hawaii Kai Community Carnival.

H-1 and Kalanianaole scheduled for full closures

Local News - Sat, 03/15/2014 - 04:56
State transportation officials are warning of two major highway closures on Oahu later this week, meaning drivers will probably want to avoid those areas or seek alternate routes.

No growth in revenue predicted for state

Local News - Sat, 03/15/2014 - 04:56
The state Council on Revenues on Tuesday predicted zero revenue growth for this fiscal year and reduced the growth projection for next fiscal year, a significantly downgraded forecast that could handcuff state lawmakers as they draft revisions to the state budget.

PUC head allegedly ran illegal rental

Local News - Sat, 03/15/2014 - 04:56
The chairwoman of the state Public Utilities Commission is under investigation for allegedly illegally building and operating a Hana­lei bed-and-breakfast for more than a decade, The Garden Island newspaper on Kauai reported Tuesday.

Friends pay tribute to pilot who dies in Kauai crash

Local News - Sat, 03/15/2014 - 04:56
The crash of an ultralight aircraft on Kauai that killed two people Tuesday marked the seventh in Hawaii involving weight-shift control aircraft since 2010.