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Hotels oppose plan to raise property tax

Local News - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 04:45
Waikiki hotel and resort officials say they oppose the idea that their tax rate will rise next year when rates for most other property owners will not.

Hawaii telescopes confirm discovery of earth-like planet

Local News - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 04:45
Telescopes on Mauna Kea have confirmed the discovery of Earth's first twin, a planet about the same size that could harbor water.

City Council OKs Aiea towers

Local News - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 04:45
The ambitious redevelopment plans for the former Kam Drive-In site across from Pearlridge Center won final approval Wednesday from the Honolulu City Council.

Ige rankled by being denied a speech during convention

Local News - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 04:45
State Sen. David Ige said Wednesday that he is disappointed he will not get a speaking role at the state Democratic convention in May while Gov. Neil Abercrombie will be able to address the delegates.

Evicted tenant convicted in fatal fire

Local News - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 04:45
An Oahu jury found an evicted tenant guilty of manslaughter and arson Wednesday for a 2011 fire in Liliha that killed a 76-year-old man.

What Ever Happened To: Cause of death undiscovered in Hilo woman's 2011 demise

Local News - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 04:45
Question: Whatever happened to the case of a Hilo woman whose decomposed remains were found three years ago in a former sugar cane field in Hamakua?

Kokua Line: Any gambling-related acts occurring in isles are illegal

Local News - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 04:45
Question: In a 2010 column -- is.gd/ndhT1D -- you stated, "You can buy a lottery ticket in another state and if you win, you can keep the prize even if you're back home in Hawaii."

Newswatch

Local News - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 04:45
Murder trial of Marine to start on Monday • Pedestrian dies in hit-and-run • Attorney tapped for judgeship

Kauai facility to assist Mars flight research

Local News - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 04:45
NASA recently showed off a saucer-shaped Mars entry vehicle in California that is bound for Hawaii for a unique series of test flights starting in June.

Schatz keeps fundraising edge on Hanabusa

Local News - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 04:45
U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz preserved his fundraising lead over U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa during the past quarter, but both Democrats saw their donations dip as the competition for campaign money increased nationally.

ホノルル動物園で卵アートコンテスト開催中

ローカルニュース - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 09:50
 オアフ島のホノルル動物園で、卵の殻を使用したアート作品のコンテストが開催されており、バラエティー豊かな卵アートの作品が園内に展示されている。 今回のコンテストのテーマは「動物園」で、動物園のスタッフがそれぞれ、アフリカに生息する動物や熱帯雨林に生息する動物、海洋生物など、さまざまな動物を卵の殻を使用して表現している。 なお、最優秀作品の卵アートは、4月27日まで園内で展示される。
参考:KHON2

ポルシェデザインがハワイに進出

ローカルニュース - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 09:40
 ドイツ生まれのラグジュアリーブランドとして知られる「ポルシェデザイン」が、オアフ島最大のショッピングモールであるアラモアナセンターへハワイ1号店をオープン予定であることが明らかになった。 来月中のオープンが予定されている新店舗の場所はセンターのメイシーズ側2階で、時計や靴、アクセサリー、メガネ、電子機器などが販売されるとみられている。
参考:パシフィック・ビジネス・ニュース

Island Images

Local News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 04:45

Corrections

Local News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 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.

Corrections and Clarifications

Local News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 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.

Kim is top moneymaker in U.S. House race

Local News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 04:45
Already leading in the polls, state Senate President Donna Mercado Kim is outpacing her opponents in Hawaii's 1st Congressional District House race in fundraising as well.

House OKs new restrictions on HCDA and Kakaako projects

Local News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 04:45
The state House on Monday approved a bill that would place new restrictions on the Hawaii Community Development Authority and increase public notice requirements for development projects in burgeoning Kakaako.

China to debut at RIMPAC while Russia bows out

Local News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 04:45
Russia's out and China is in. Two years ago it was the other way around. This year's Rim of the Pacific war games in and around Hawaii, from late June to early August, are expected to be among the biggest ever, with 23 nations and 25,000 people, officials said.

Mistakenly open valve caused sewage spill, Coast Guard says

Local News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 04:45
The Coast Guard cutter Morgenthau, berthed at Coast Guard Base Sand Island, improperly discharged about 4,600 gallons of wastewater and sewage into Honolulu Harbor, the Coast Guard confirmed Tuesday.