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モロカイ島沖でM3.8の微震を観測

ローカルニュース - Sat, 06/07/2014 - 09:40
 米地質調査局は昨日16:42ごろ、モロカイ島沖でマグニチュード3.8の微震が観測されたと発表した。  昨日観測された地震の震源地は、モロカイ島のクアラプウ北北西約9マイルの地点で、震源の深さは5.5マイルだった。なお、昨日の地震による津波の発生や建物被害等は確認されていない。
参考:ホノルル・スター・アドバタイザー

Isle radio personality later helped create 'American Top 40'

Local News - Sat, 06/07/2014 - 04:49
Tom Rounds, a legendary broadcasting executive and one of the original "Poi Boys," who helped put island station KPOI on the map, died Sunday in Los Angeles. He was 77.

Scant remorse exhibited for killing girl, witness says

Local News - Sat, 06/07/2014 - 04:49
During interviews with government investigators and prosecutors in January 2012, former Schofield Barracks soldier Naeem J. Williams said he didn't need to apologize to his 5-year-old daughter, Talia, for what he did to her because he had been apologizing to her every day for six years, according to a recording defense lawyers played Tuesday in U.S. District Court.

Firms to pay $2.4M for Thai farmworkers' mistreatment

Local News - Sat, 06/07/2014 - 04:49
Four Hawaii agricultural concerns have agreed to pay a combined $2.4 million to their former Thai laborers in a settlement of a lawsuit that named the farms as accomplices in worker harassment, racial discrimination and retaliation, federal officials announced Tuesday.

Isle theater performer possessed 'triple talent'

Local News - Sat, 06/07/2014 - 04:49
James K. Seibel — a charismatic actor, singer and dancer who was a major presence in Hawaii theater in the 1980s and 1990s — died unexpectedly Monday in a Naples, Fla., hospital.

Man held in assault, robbery stabbed victim, witnesses say

Local News - Sat, 06/07/2014 - 04:49
Two people told police they saw a 21-year-old Makaha man stab a Wai­anae Hardware store employee several times, according to court documents.

Hawaii Supreme Court to tackle Kyo-ya tower dispute

Local News - Sat, 06/07/2014 - 04:49
A lengthy environmental battle over a planned oceanfront hotel and condominium tower next to the Moana Surfrider Hotel in Wai­kiki is moving to the Hawaii Supreme Court.

Halawa implements no-contact visits

Local News - Sat, 06/07/2014 - 04:49
Inmates at Halawa Correctional Facility can no longer touch or kiss their loved ones now that the medium-security prison has become the state's first no-contact prison.

Bulky-item plan would experiment with pickup fee

Local News - Sat, 06/07/2014 - 04:49
Residents would have to pay the city to take away sofas, refrigerators and other bulky trash from their curbside, under a bill scheduled to get its first airing before the Hono­lulu City Council on Wednesday.

Schools chief keeps her job, with a condition

Local News - Sat, 06/07/2014 - 04:49
The state Board of Education voted unanimously to retain schools Superintendent Kathryn Mata­yo­shi for another three years, but before her contract is finalized she has to come back to the board with steps she will take to address concerns raised in a scathing independent survey of public school principals.

Kokua Line: Placing ashes, lei in ocean is guided by respect, not law

Local News - Sat, 06/07/2014 - 04:49
Question: A minister has been leading mourners down to the edge of the ocean where he sprinkles ashes of the deceased.

911 Report

Local News - Sat, 06/07/2014 - 04:49
Brush fire chars land near Pele's Chair • Man arrested in assault on his son • Suspected burglar caught in apartment

Obituaries

Local News - Sat, 06/07/2014 - 04:49
Pearl Ni'ihau Batalona • Diane Dolores Billingsley • William Winchell Burgher Jr. • Patricia Loretta Ciano • Priscilla Pearl Ferreira • Stanley Fontanilla • Marina Velasco Galingana • and more

NASA will stage test over Kauai

Local News - Sat, 06/07/2014 - 04:49
The skies off Kauai will be a stand-in for Mars as NASA prepares to launch a saucer-shaped vehicle in an experimental flight designed to land heavy loads on the red planet.

ウォルマートダウンタウンは7月オープン

ローカルニュース - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 08:23
 米大手スーパーマーケットチェーンであるウォルマートの州内10店舗目となるオアフ島ダウンタウン店が、7月半ばにオープン予定であることが明らかになった。 米大手百貨店のメイシーズ跡地に出店が決定していたウォルマートのダウンタウン店ではすでに150名を雇用。現在、商品を陳列したりしながら、新店舗の開業準備が進められている。 ハワイ州内初の2階建てとなる新ウォルマートの営業時間は毎日午前6時から午後10時になる見込みで、店内で$25以上の買い物をした場合には、駐車場利用料金が2時間まで無料となる。
参考:ハワイ・ニュース・ナウ

カウアイ島が全米トップ10にランクイン

ローカルニュース - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 08:15
 USAトゥデイ紙が発表した全米ベストアイランドランキングで、カウアイ島が見事トップ10入りを果たした。なお、全米ベストアイランドの第1位には、プエルトリコが選出されている。 カウアイ島は8位にランクインしており、ドラマチックな自然の風景と美しいビーチを有する島であると評されている。
参考:KHON2

Newswatch

Local News - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 04:59
Aloha State has head start on carbon cuts • Isle woman injured in Virginia accident • Search ends for missing opihi picker • Resort condo plans to replace Lahaina sea wall

Court says report on Waimanalo landfill is valid

Local News - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 04:59
The state Intermediate Court of Appeals has determined that the final environmental impact statement the city filed for expansion of the Wai­ma­nalo Gulch Sanitary Landfill is valid, clearing one of the legal issues clouding continued operations at Oahu's only municipal and solid-waste dump.

NASA postpones saucer test over unfavorable weather

Local News - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 04:59
There will be no launch Tuesday of a saucer-shaped test vehicle from the Pacific Missile Range Facility on Kauai, NASA announced.