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Local News - Tue, 03/04/2014 - 05:59

Corrections and Clarifications

Local News - Tue, 03/04/2014 - 05:59
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.

Obituaries

Local News - Tue, 03/04/2014 - 05:59
Steve Keauopualani Alexander • Ethel Chang Au • Edmund Francis Austen • Marian Yanagihara Chang • Lillian T. Chinen • David Moku Gapero • Elbert Henery Gunter • Rae-Ann Nohealani Hall • Raymond Gail Hauser • and more

New York Times: Airport chaplains offer aid and comfort on the concourse

Local News - Tue, 03/04/2014 - 05:59
The Interfaith Airport Chaplaincy, in the atrium next door to a steak-and-brew restaurant, offers more than a two-item menu of spiritual guidance and comfort.

NTSB officials initiate wreckage investigation

Local News - Tue, 03/04/2014 - 05:59
Investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board have begun the painstaking process of deciphering what caused a charter plane to crash Wednesday moments after taking off from Lanai Airport, killing three people and injuring three others.

911 Report

Local News - Tue, 03/04/2014 - 05:59
Mother and son face charges of selling ‘ice' • Suspect sought in death of homeless man • Duo charged in robbery of Kalihi business • Cellphone helps firefighters find lost hiker • Blaze displaces 3 at Kaneohe townhouse

Newswatch

Local News - Tue, 03/04/2014 - 05:59
Isles warned about high surf on weekend • Union approves 2-year contract for nurses • Health Department's director confirmed

Panel delays decision on hotel-condo height

Local News - Tue, 03/04/2014 - 05:59
A Honolulu City Council committee is putting off decision-making on a request to raise the height limit for a second hotel-condominium tower on Kuhio Avenue to be operated and managed by the Ritz-Carlton chain, following objections raised by the project's neighbors.

Trash truck fatality is third in 12 months

Local News - Tue, 03/04/2014 - 05:59
Honolulu resident Barbara Kato — who died after being run over by a city garbage truck Thursday in Kalihi — was the third person on Oahu killed by a garbage truck in just over a year.

Pastor seeks GOP nomination for lieutenant governor

Local News - Tue, 03/04/2014 - 05:59
Elwin Ahu, a former state judge who serves as senior pastor at New Hope Metro, announced Thursday that he would run in the Republican primary for lieutenant governor.

Oil waste often poured into Halawa Stream

Local News - Tue, 03/04/2014 - 05:59
Disposal pits for "oily waste" at the Navy's Red Hill fuel storage facility were a repeated source of soil and stream water contamination between 1943 and 1987, Navy documents show.

'Poverty threshold' enters minimum wage discussion

Local News - Tue, 03/04/2014 - 05:59
In a potential framework for an agreement, the state House Finance Committee on Thursday approved a bill that would increase the minimum wage to $10 an hour by January 2018 and expand the tip credit to $1 while shielding low-income workers.

Senator presses North Shore land acquisition

Local News - Tue, 03/04/2014 - 05:59
State senators Thursday agreed to revive a bill that could enable the state to acquire undeveloped North Shore land owned by Turtle Bay Hotel and Resort through eminent domain.

Heroism hailed in Lanai plane crash

Local News - Tue, 03/04/2014 - 05:59
LANAI CITY » Grief and relief rose as the dominant emotions Thursday in the aftermath of a charter plane crash that left three people dead and three others injured in charred grassland in central Lanai.

アレジアント航空が西海岸線を再就航

ローカルニュース - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 08:26
 ラスベガスに拠点をおくアレジアント航空が、今年6月より、ホノルルと米西海岸の4都市を結ぶ定期便を再就航すると発表した。 今回再就航が予定されているのは、アリゾナ州のフェニックス、カリフォルニア州のフレズノ、ストックトン、そしてオレゴン州ユージーンとホノルルを結ぶ便となっている。 このほかアレジアント航空では、昨年8月に撤退したアイダホ州ボイシ便と、12月に撤退したワシントン州スポケーン便を季節限定便として就航することが決定している。
参考:パシフィック・ビジネス・ニュース

ハワイ島でレイコンテストを開催

ローカルニュース - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 08:10
 ハワイ島ヒロで来月開催されるフラの祭典「メリー・モナーク・フェスティバル」にあわせ、ハワイの伝統工芸のひとつであるレイのコンテストが行われることが明らかになった。 今回開催されるレイ・コンテストは、伝統的なスタイルの「カヒコ・レイ」、現代スタイルの「アウアナ・レイ」そして羽を使用して作成される「フル・レイ」の3カテゴリーが設定されており、プロ、アマチュア問わず、誰でも参加することができる。 なお、レイ・コンテストの出展作品は、4月15日から19日の期間限定で、ハワイ島のワイロア・アート&カルチャー・センターに展示される。
参考:KHON2

New York Times: Making strip clubs go dry, and then go away

Local News - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 05:59
NEW YORK » With its fish-market perfumed air, waste-transfer stations and a moored prison barge visible just off its coast, the industrial peninsula of Hunts Point in the Bronx has long been somewhat of an indifferent haven for the city's topless bars and pole dancing parlors.

Corrections and Clarifications

Local News - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 05:59
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.

Obituaries

Local News - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 05:59
Lillian Cheng • Norma Pascua Cuevas • Kimie Fukumoto Daniels • Nelson Muneo Fujio • Wayne Yoshiaki Fujioka • Larry Winston Hale • Fusayo Haramoto • Priscilla Toshie Hirose • Shae Akemi Ideue • Shizuka Murakami • and more