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Men rescue elderly woman from burning Kailua cottage

Local News - Sun, 06/08/2014 - 04:57
A Kaneohe Marine and another man pulled a 96-year-old grandmother from her burning Kailua house Wednesday morning as the blaze progressed rapidly, destroying her cottage and another behind it.

Whatever Happened To: Helicopter pilot flies on

Local News - Sun, 06/08/2014 - 04:57
Question: Whatever happened in the aftermath of that helicopter crash-landing in downtown Honolulu on May 8, 2013?

Kokua Line: HPD reports made available in certain vehicle collisions

Local News - Sun, 06/08/2014 - 04:57
Question: I got into an automobile accident recently. I called 911, and they sent a police officer. I asked the officer if I could have a written report, but he said they don't do any written reports for automobile accidents.

Newswatch

Local News - Sun, 06/08/2014 - 04:57
Unarmed ordnance shuts down offramps • Broken mains repaired after a dry night • Masked pair sought in Puna home invasion

911 Report

Local News - Sun, 06/08/2014 - 04:57
An Oahu grand jury indicted a 21-year-old Makaha man on charges of first-degree assault and robbery for allegedly stabbing the son of a Waianae hardware store owner.

Hannemann sets sights on November

Local News - Sun, 06/08/2014 - 04:57
Former Honolulu Mayor Mufi Hannemann has tapped Les Chang, the city's former parks and recreation director, as his running mate in his independent campaign for governor.

Corrections and Clarifications

Local News - Sun, 06/08/2014 - 04:57
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.

Corrections and Clarifications

Local News - Sun, 06/08/2014 - 04:57
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.

JPモルガン社がロイヤルハワイアンを購入

ローカルニュース - Sat, 06/07/2014 - 09:50
 カメハメハスクールは昨日、オアフ島ワイキキにあるロイヤル・ハワイアン・ショッピングセンターをJPモルガン・アセット・マネジメント社に売却すると発表した。 1979年に建てられたロイヤル・ハワイアン・ショッピング・センターは、敷地面積322,000平方フィートを有し、110店舗のショップやレストランが営業するワイキキ地区最大のショッピングコンプレックスとして知られている。 なお、カメハメハスクール側は今回、JPモルガン・アセット・マネジメント社側にショッピングセンターの建物を売却したものの、建物が建っている土地の所有権は引き続き保有するとしており、今後、JPモルガン・アセット・マネジメント社側がカメハメハスクール側に土地の使用料を支払うこととなる。
参考:ハワイ・ニュース・ナウ

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.