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New lab being built at Hickam despite critics

Local News - Sat, 03/08/2014 - 05:45
The Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command plans to move into a new $82 million headquarters and lab being built at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Planning has been difficult with the changing political and budgetary landscape.


ローカルニュース - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 08:40
 ハイクラスなライフスタイルを提唱する米国雑誌コスタルリビング・マガジンが実施中の「全米でもっとも幸福な海辺の町ランキング」で、オアフ島のハレイワタウンがノミネートされており、3月31日(月)まで、一般からの投票を受け付けている。  ハレイワタウンのほかに、全米でもっとも幸福な海辺の町ランキングにノミネートされているのは、カリフォルニア州のボリナス、フロリダ州のキャプティブ島、バージニア州のシンコティーグ島、マサチューセッツ州のプロビンスタウンなどで、ランキングの最終結果はコスタルリビング・マガジンの7/8月号で発表される。 


ローカルニュース - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 08:23
 オアフ島ワイキキで約20年にわたって営業を行っていた老舗タイ料理店の「ケオス」が、3月1日(土)に閉店していたことが明らかになった。 ケオスのオーナーシェフであるケオスさんは「店舗が入居しているアンバサダーホテルが別会社に売却されたのと同時にリース契約の更新となり、新たなホテルオーナーとのリース契約を行わないことを決定したため、レストランを閉店することになりました。長年親しまれていた店舗を閉店したのは非常に残念ですが、現在新レストランをオープンするためのロケーションを探しています」と語っている。 なお、ワイキキのオハナ・イースト・ホテル内にあるケオスの姉妹店であるケオニ・バイ・ケオスは引き続き営業が行われる。

New York Times: From Mormon women, a flood of requests and questions on their role in the church

Local News - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 05:47
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, whose priests and governing authorities form an entirely male gallery of leaders, is facing a geyser of questions from women who want more participation and visibility in virtually every aspect of Mormon life.

Suit challenges Big Isle GMO registration law

Local News - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 05:47
A Hawaii island papaya farmer is suing for relief from new registration requirements for growers of genetically modified crops.

Corrections and Clarifications

Local News - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 05:47
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.

Canadian ship's guests got close-up of fire battle

Local News - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 05:47
Guests aboard a naval refueling ship thought they were going to see some drills and learn more about life as a Canadian sailor on the Pacific. Instead, they got a firsthand view of their loved ones in action as the sailors battled an engine fire.

New York Times: As Cuba's economy opens a bit, some who fled Castro return to help

Local News - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 05:47
The business ideas have ranged from a bikini franchise to a peanut farm, restaurants, and design firms for software and home interiors.

Kokua Line: City to add protected bike lane on King Street

Local News - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 05:47
Question: Last year, I wrote Kokua Line regarding the removal of afternoon "no parking" signs from the makai side of South King Street (see

Kalihi teacher wins national prize

Local News - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 05:47
Michelle Kay knew early on in life that she wanted to be a teacher. She hoped she could play a positive role in the lives of children.

Stranded isle traveler helps Sri Lankans bridge divide

Local News - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 05:47
Stranded some 8,300 miles from his pregnant wife, unsure when he'd ever be able to return, Indra­jit Guna­se­kara needed something to occupy his worried mind.

U.S. monuments really pay off, the National Park Service says

Local News - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 05:47
More than 5 million visitors to national parks in Hawaii spent more than $314 million and supported 3,723 jobs in the state in 2012, the National Park Service said in a new report.

Postage stamp depicts USS Arizona Memorial

Local News - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 05:47
The USS Arizona Memorial has been selected as a design on a new Priority Mail Express stamp to be issued March 13, the U.S. Postal Service announced Monday.

Court hearing to be held for harassment suspect

Local News - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 05:47
A 22-year-old homeless man, suspected of harassing Manoa residents last month, stood within five inches of his latest victim's face at Ala Moana Center and threatened to hit him, according to court documents.

Strong surf of at least 20 feet forecast for 5 islands' shores

Local News - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 05:47
The powerful northwest swell that produced giant waves over the weekend continues to generate high surf along the north and west shores of several islands.

HPD officers held highest respect for retired sergeant

Local News - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 05:47
During his 26 years with the Hono­lulu Police Department, Boyd Andrade Sr. never rose above the rank of sergeant, but he commanded incommensurable respect both in and out of uniform.

911 Report

Local News - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 05:47
Victim of stabbing dies from his wounds • Man caught with another person's ID card


Local News - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 05:47
Former school clerk enters plea in theft • Meeting scheduled on proposed tower • Police identify male victim, 55, of fatal accident • County proposes exploratory well in West Maui

Handi-van riders fed up with unreliable service

Local News - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 05:47
At a recent public meeting, Handi-Van passengers reported scheduling their rides as many as three hours in advance to make sure they get where they need to be on time.