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Ocean Watch: Navigating through customs can be frustrating, comical

Local News - Thu, 06/12/2014 - 04:51
What happened with the customs officer in Tonga?" a reader emailed, referring to a comment I made in last week's column about a misunderstanding Craig and I had after arriving in that country by sailboat.

Newswatch

Local News - Thu, 06/12/2014 - 04:51
Snorkeler, 73, dies during tour • Crews continue search for man

911 Report

Local News - Thu, 06/12/2014 - 04:51
Woman dies after jumping off sea cliff • Dehydration ends race for canoe paddler • Kin, friends and Red Cross help fire victims • No charges in fight that killed man

Obituaries

Local News - Thu, 06/12/2014 - 04:51
Kolten Burger • Daniel Wallace Castro Sr. • Edna Bow Kwai Ching • Vincent J. Ferrigno • Scott E. Garnaas • Betty Lou Garner • Mikaele Jaime Keoua Grube • and more

Lava breakouts at Kilauea attract geologists

Local News - Thu, 06/12/2014 - 04:51
Geologists from the U.S. Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory spent Friday mapping four small lava breakouts in the interior of Kilauea Volcano's Kahaualea 2 flow.

Ige revises stance on GMO labeling, takes jabs at governor

Local News - Thu, 06/12/2014 - 04:51
State Sen. David Ige said Saturday that he would reconsider his opposition to GMO labeling in Hawaii and look to a Vermont law signed in May as a possible solution.

ホノルル初の屋内公園がオープン

ローカルニュース - Wed, 06/11/2014 - 09:02
 オアフ島カカアコ地区に、ホノルル初の屋内公園「カカアコ・アゴラ」がオープンした。 クック通り沿いにオープンした屋内公園は、土地の保有者であるカメハメハスクールと地元の開発業者などが協力して取り組んだプロジェクトで、敷地面積3,225平方フィートを有するスペースは、月曜から金曜の9:30~17:00、土曜日の10:00~16:00に一般開放されている。
参考:パシフィック・ビジネス・ニュース

HCDAがカカアコの新コンド建設を承認

ローカルニュース - Wed, 06/11/2014 - 08:51
 ハワイ・コミュニティ開発局(HCDA)は、オアフ島カカアコ地区に新たに2棟のコンドミニアムを建設する計画を承認すると発表した。 今回当局によって承認されたコンドミニアム建設計画は、ケアヴェ通り沿いに、95世帯が入居できる分譲コンドミニアムと88世帯が入居できる賃貸コンドミニアムの2棟の物件を建設するというもので、約6,000万ドルを投じるプロジェクトとなる。 なお、分譲コンドミニアムの販売価格は$30万後半から$70万半ばほどの値段設定となるほか、賃貸物件の賃貸料は毎月$1,100から$1,700ほどになると試算されている。
参考:ホノルル・スター・アドバタイザー

High-rises set stage for future, mayor says

Local News - Wed, 06/11/2014 - 04:35
The Howard Hughes Corp. executives, Gov. Neil Abercrombie and Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell broke ground Saturday morning on the first of two luxury high-rise residential towers in Kakaako with a small amount of retail space.

Bariatric surgery not just for weight loss

Local News - Wed, 06/11/2014 - 04:35
For Tyrissa Barco, the price of obesity hit hardest when her doctor told her she would not be able to bear a child because of her weight and its effect on her womb. "For me not to be able to have kids of my own," she said, "I was devastated."

Land-use struggle plays out at idyllic easement

Local News - Wed, 06/11/2014 - 04:35
The 27.4-acre Sunset Ranch near the peak of Pupukea Road on the North Shore of Oahu is advertised as an exclusive, private country estate with breathtaking ocean and island views.

Miss Paradise Kauai earns Miss Hawaii crown

Local News - Wed, 06/11/2014 - 04:35
Miss Paradise Kauai Stephanie Steuri was crowned Miss Hawaii 2014 Saturday night at the Hawai‘i Convention Center. Steuri, 20, beat 14 other contestants to win the 68th annual scholarship pageant.

Study: Isles miss out on millions in food stamps

Local News - Wed, 06/11/2014 - 04:35
More than $200 million worth of food stamps are not going to eligible Hawaii residents, according to a new study looking at figures from 2011, the most recent data available.

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.