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ハワイアンがモロカイ線の運航開始

ローカルニュース - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 08:39
 ハワイの大手航空会社であるハワイアン航空は昨日、ターボプロップ機を利用する新路線「オハナ・バイ・ハワイアン」によるモロカイ線の運行を開始した。なお、今回運行を開始したモロカイ線は毎日3便運行される。 ハワイアン航空がモロカイ線を運航するのは約10年ぶりで、新路線就航初日の昨日、約500名のモロカイ島民を含む関係者が、チャントやフラなどで新路線の運航開始を祝った。 オハナ・バイ・ハワイアンではこのほか、今月18日より、約10年ぶりとなるラナイ線の運行も開始する予定となっている。
参考:ホノルル・スター・アドバタイザー

Corrections

Local News - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 04:49
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.

Mark Sloan

Local News - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 04:49

Obituaries

Local News - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 04:49
Mark Makoto Akita • Floyd Edward Bernier-Nachtwey • Leslie Arthur Botelho • Scott Allen Calistro • Lorie Phillips Call • Thelma Chu Chang • Dennis K.M. Ching • Edward Costorio • Robert Emmett Dickie • Mary Ann Dickson • and more

Gassy conditions roil lava pond at Kilauea vent

Local News - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 04:49
Geologists call it "gas pistoning." That's the cyclical rise and fall of the surface in a lava pond, driven by the buildup and release of gases. And it's what's happening in the pond at the northeast spatter cone of Kilauea's Puu Oo vent.

Senate to weigh bills spurred by molasses spill

Local News - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 04:49
Bill 2621, which passed the House on Tuesday, would set time limits to respond to any issues raised between the state and companies that lease its facilities, including those at Hono­lulu Harbor.

Dozens rally against residential Kakaako development

Local News - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 04:49
More than 130 demonstrators sporting bold red "Save Our Kaka'ako" shirts lined Ala Moana Boulevard on Saturday to voice fears that "runaway" luxury condominium development, if left unchecked, will replace much of the coastal green space there and block public access to the beach.

First death penalty trial to open in girl's murder

Local News - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 04:49
Former Schofield Barracks soldier Naeem J. Williams is standing trial in U.S. District Court on a charge of capital murder for the July 2005 beating death of his 5-year-old daughter, Talia Emoni Williams.

Officer says he’s target of HPD retaliation

Local News - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 04:49
Cpl. George Martin, who works in the Waianae District, is suing the city and several of his supervisors, claiming that they retaliated against him after he complained about officers being allowed to go home early and still get paid for the rest of their shift.

Parks director for Salt Lake City is nominated as Honolulu's chief

Local News - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 04:49
Mayor Kirk Caldwell announced the nomination of Michele Nekota to become the city's next parks and recreation director in a news release Tuesday. She must be confirmed by the City Council.

How major bills fared at the Capitol

Local News - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 04:49
Here is the status of major bills at the halfway point of the 60-day legislative session. The bills that are alive have passed in at least one chamber of the Legislature. The bills that are failing were not approved by the state House or Senate by Thursday’s procedural deadline.

Volcanic Ash: Abercrombie's about-face on HCDA rewards war chest

Local News - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 04:49
If the Legislature doesn't restrain the Hawaii Community Development Authority, which governs Kakaako, some buildings could exceed the existing 400-foot height limit by 250 feet and stand as close as 80 feet apart.

911 Report

Local News - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 04:49
Man critically hurt in hit-and-run in Aiea • 2 found unconscious in vehicle in ditch • 22 rescued as high surf hits Oahu shores

Newswatch

Local News - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 04:49
Daylight saving time begins on mainland • 3 are re-elected to utility's board • Park seeking trail stewards

Vital Statistics

Local News - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 04:49
Each Sunday, the Star-Advertiser publishes Oahu vital statistics for marriage licenses, civil unions and birth certificates filed with the state Department of Health's Vital Statistics System.

Middle school helps kids find passion in math

Local News - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 04:49
The high-poverty Washington Middle School has become a powerhouse in the annual MATHCOUNTS competition, taking first place at the state championships three years in a row, topping public and private schools including ‘Iolani and Punahou.

Abercrombie trying to 'politicize' legislative session, Ige says

Local News - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 04:49
Gov. Abercrombie implied this week that David Ige, chairman of the Senate Ways and Means Committee and the governor's opponent in the Democratic primary, had held up the governor's tax relief proposals for seniors. But both the House and Senate have so far declined to move the governor's bills.

ホクレア号のドライドックが終了

ローカルニュース - Tue, 03/11/2014 - 09:09
 古代ポリネシアで用いられていた木造航海カヌー船のレプリカとして知られるホクレア号が昨日、世界航海へ向かう前のドライドックを終え、海洋トレーニングをスタートすることが明らかになった。 ホクレア号とその姉妹船であるヒキアナリア号は、5月17日にタヒチへ向けての航海を開始予定で、今後、2015年に寄港するアオテアロアで再度ドライドックを行うものの、ハワイでのドライドックは、世界航海が終了する2017年まで行われない見込みとなっている。
参考:KHON2

ハレアカラで案内係を募集

ローカルニュース - Tue, 03/11/2014 - 08:54
 マウイ島のハレアカラ国立公園では、公園内のハイキングコースなどで案内を行うボランティアの案内係を募集すると発表した。 ハレアカラ国立公園では、今年6月より、公園を訪れるハイカーやバックパッカーなどに対し、公園内の自然等に関する情報を提供するサービスを開始予定で、今回案内係の募集が行われることとなった。 案内係に応募できるのは、有効なハワイ州の運転免許証を保有しているマウイ島在住者で、1ヶ月に1度、8時間にわたって高低差のあるハイキングコースでの案内ができる人物で、採用された場合、5月に2日間にわたるトレーニングに参加することが条件となっている。
参考:ハワイ・ニュース・ナウ