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Lassner retains the reins at UH

Local News - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 04:59
The University of Hawaii Board of Regents voted Monday to hire its longtime information technology chief to lead the university as its 15th president, saying David Lassner will be able to hit the ground running and help mend the university's bruised reputation while working toward strategic goals to improve UH's delivery of higher education.

Kokua Line: Kapolei Parkway extension is set to open in September

Local News - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 04:59
Question: When is the section of Kapolei Parkway across from Costco set to open? It is such a small section, but much needed and finally completed.

Incidental Lives: Graduation bash solidifies relationships and traditions

Local News - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 04:59
Praise be, the Kenon Kaho­ano Graduation Party Committee is officially, happily, wearily, let's-think-twice-before-we-ever- do-this-again-ily released from duty.

911 Report

Local News - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 04:59
Suspects found in vacant house • Inmate faces escape charge • Brush fire burns 1,000 acres

シンフォニーホノルルがペントハウスの販売開始

ローカルニュース - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 09:06
 オアフ島のカピオラニ大通り沿いで建設が進められているコンドミニアム、シンフォニーホノルルのペントハウス物件10戸の販売がスタートしている。 今回販売が行われているペントハウスは、すべての物件で壁から天井までの大型窓が導入されているほか、ペントハウスの中には、床から天井までの高さが10フィート、最新設備を備えたキッチン、大理石を用いたバスルームなどを有したオーシャンビューの高級物件も含まれている。 なお、2016年度中に完成予定のシンフォニーホノルルの物件は、すでに全物件の75%が売却済で、今回販売がスタートしたペントハウス物件の販売価格は156万ドルからとなっている。
参考:ホノルル・スター・アドバタイザー

ホノルルの交通渋滞は全米ワースト3

ローカルニュース - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 08:40
 カーナビゲーションシステムの提供を行っているトムトム社が発表した最新の調査結果で、ホノルル市内の交通渋滞が全米ワースト3であることが明らかになった。 最新の調査結果によると、全米でもっとも交通渋滞はひどい都市はロサンゼルスで、次いでサンフランシスコとなっている。また、第3位のホノルルに次いでランクインしたのは、シアトル、サンノゼ、ニューヨークシティの順となっている。
参考:ホノルル・スター・アドバタイザー

Newswatch

Local News - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 04:54
National Guard company due back in isles • Work continues on Waialae Avenue • Search made for Hawaii isle opihi picker; and more

Teenager with heart disease becomes mentor to sick kids

Local News - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 04:54
When Keegan Passos was 7 years old, he started writing a song. He told his mother, Jullie Passos, about it, and she expected "a kid song" — something silly or lighthearted. Instead, the boy sang about angels and knowing he's not alone.

Funds offered for toxic land test

Local News - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 04:54
Businesses near Hono­lulu's proposed $5.2 billion, 20-mile rail line may be eligible for Brownfields grant funding to assess whether their commercial or industrial property requires removal of toxic substances.

Bill would let city try anew to sell projects

Local News - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 04:54
City Council members appear ready to give the Caldwell administration the OK to find a new buyer for the city's housing proj­ects, but want to limit the number of units that can be converted to accommodate low-income and very-low-income occupants in the Downtown-Chinatown district.

Lawmaker visits ravaged Philippines

Local News - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 04:54
Mass graves still line streets of some of the areas in the Philippines hit hardest by Typhoon Hai­yan — adults on one side, children 10 and younger on the other.

Park official: Selling free tickets 'a mistake'

Local News - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 04:54
The superintendent of the USS Arizona Memorial has reversed his stand on the diversion of "walk-up" tour tickets — which are supposed to be free — for sale to commercial operators.

Bill on biodegradable bags hits snag over definitions

Local News - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 04:54
A Honolulu City Council committee is holding up a plan to make changes to the impending plastic bag prohibition on Oahu.

Ocean Watch: All over but the recounting, trip had plenty of highlights

Local News - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 04:54
Craig and I have been traveling together for 34 years now, and at the end of each journey, he asks me the same question: What was your favorite part of the trip?

Kokua Line: Stay clear of intersection to make way for ambulance

Local News - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 04:54
Question: If I'm the first car stopped at a red light and the ambulance comes behind me, what do I do? Do I cross the intersection and let the ambulance go?

911 Report

Local News - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 04:54
Motorcyclist dies after collision • No one injured by house fire • Guardsman ID'd as Ewa Beach man • Drowning victim was from Waianae

Newswatch

Local News - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 04:54
Teens injured in Hana crash • Coast Guard ends sea search

Photos depict Apollo crews' rehearsals in Hawaii

Local News - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 04:54
Before Apollo astronauts went to the moon, they went to Hawaii to train on the Big Island's lunar landscapes.

City doesn't keep track of disciplined drivers

Local News - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 04:54
If a negligent municipal garbage truck driver causes a major accident, the city has the power to discipline the driver. A demotion or termination are among the options.