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flASHback: Keeping Superferry afloat still doesn't seem feasible

Local News - Wed, 06/11/2014 - 04:35
Mufi Hannemann's curious opening gambit in his independent run for governor is an oldie that flopped with voters four years ago — bringing the ill-fated Superferry back to Hawaii.

Newswatch

Local News - Wed, 06/11/2014 - 04:35
Side job merits suspension, panel says • Visitation to correctional sites canceled • Crews search for fisherman • Anti-GMO plan goes to Council

911 Report

Local News - Wed, 06/11/2014 - 04:35
Apartment fire's starting point is found • Moiliili home allegedly hit by armed robber • Man accused of terroristic threatening • Waipahu forgery suspect is arrested

Vital Statistics

Local News - Wed, 06/11/2014 - 04:35
Each Sunday, the Star-Advertiser publishes Oahu vital statistics for marriage licenses and birth certificates filed with the state Department of Health's Vital Statistics System.

Kauai protesters set sights on RIMPAC drills, sonar use

Local News - Wed, 06/11/2014 - 04:35
Kauai organizations are planning to protest international maritime exercises hosted by the U.S. Navy this summer. A coalition called Oceans 4 Peace says it will educate the public on the dangers of what it calls "permanent war preparation and naval military harm" to oceans.

Territorial showdowns over fishing rights are increasing

Local News - Wed, 06/11/2014 - 04:35
William Aila spent a career as the Wai­anae harbor master mediating disputes between fishermen and boaters along the Leeward Coast, but he now finds himself worrying about a new and violent level of tensions above and below Hawaii waters.

Jurors consider final arguments on death sentence

Local News - Wed, 06/11/2014 - 04:35
The life of Naeem Williams is in the hands of the same 12 U.S. District Court jurors who found him guilty of capital murder for killing his 5-year-old daughter, Talia, and also found him eligible for the death penalty.

Multi-unit condo fire displaces 19 Ewa residents

Local News - Wed, 06/11/2014 - 04:35
Nineteen residents, including four children, were displaced Friday afternoon after a three-alarm fire spread through six condominium townhouse apartments and damaged three others in two neighboring buildings in Ewa Beach.

トリ・リチャードが州内9店舗目をオープン

ローカルニュース - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 09:01
 アロハウェアの老舗ブランドとして知られるトリ・リチャードが、オアフ島カハラ地区にあるザ・カハラ・ホテル&リゾート内に同ブランド9店舗目となる新店舗をオープンした。  今回オープンした新店舗は、売り場面積450平方フィートを有し、今年2月にオープンしたばかりのアラモアナセンター店と同様に、ハワイの真っ青な海を象徴するパシフィック・ブルーと白を基調としたインテリアが目を引く、上品なデザインとなっている。
参考:パシフィック・ビジネス・ニュース

H1で大規模な舗装工事を実施

ローカルニュース - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 08:42
 ハワイ州運輸局は、今週木曜日よりオアフ島のH1フリーウェイで行われる大規模な補修工事に伴い、フリーウェイの一部が一時的に通行止めるになるとして市民に対して注意を呼びかけている。 今週木曜日(6月12日)から6月26日(木)に行われる舗装工事では、日曜日から金曜日の20時から翌朝5時まで、H1フリーウェイのリケリケハイウェイからワード通り間が完全に通行止めとなり、ハイウェイ上に新たな車線を設けるほか、道路の舗装、ハイウェイ上の照明の交換、排水設備の補修など、様々なプロジェクトが行われる予定となっている。
参考:KITV4

Obituaries

Local News - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 04:58
Masami Aito • Thomas P. Amarino • Evaristo Avergonzado • Roland Fritz Blackiston Jr. • Daniel William Brock • Michael Butindaro • Felipa Santos Castillo • John S. Hamilton • and more

Boy dies from injuries after falling off skateboard

Local News - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 04:58
A 14-year-old boy died Thursday from injuries he suffered when he fell off his skateboard in Pearl City — the second skateboarding death this week. The city Medical Examiner's Office identified the victim as Vepa Tripp of Pearl City.

No reprieve for Miramar's mural

Local News - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 04:58
The Taubman Co. LLC, redeveloper of the International Market Place, started taking down the colorful three-story tile mosaic on the Mira­mar at Wai­kiki Hotel on Friday despite an 11th-hour push from community members who wanted to preserve the pieces of Wai­kiki history.

Sex ed program Pono Choices faces overhaul

Local News - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 04:58
The move to an opt-in versus an opt-out decision is one of a dozen changes the Department of Education announced Friday with the release of a 24-page report by a working group convened in February to review the curriculum.

Special Operations Command Pacific gets new leadership

Local News - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 04:58
Rear Adm. Colin J. Kilrain will become the new commander of the Special Operations Command Pacific at Camp H.M. Smith in Halawa Heights, the Pentagon announced.

Man pleads guilty to ID theft in scholarship scam

Local News - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 04:58
A former University of Hawaii Foundation employee pleaded guilty Friday in U.S. District Court to identity theft after acknowledging that he diverted scholarship money to pay off a gambling debt.

2 accused of stealing data, counterfeiting

Local News - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 04:58
A 52-year-old woman was indicted by an Oahu grand jury Wednesday and faces charges of second-degree identity theft, fraudulent use of a credit card, unauthorized possession of confidential personal information and second-degree attempted theft.

Newswatch

Local News - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 04:58
Quake off Molokai felt on Oahu, Maui

911 Report

Local News - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 04:58
Boy, 17, is nabbed in Makiki burglary • 3 pit bulls put to sleep, owner cited after attack