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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.

Maui wells violate federal law, court rules

Local News - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 04:59
A federal judge in Hono­lulu has ruled that Maui County's use of injection wells at its Lahaina sewage treatment plant violates the federal Clean Water Act, setting up the county for potential fines reaching into the millions of dollars.

Hawaii State Hospital teeming, officials say

Local News - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 04:59
Chronic overcrowding and an inappropriate infrastructure have put a strain on the staff at the Hawaii State Hospital and added to the risks of working there, hospital officials say.

Magazine touts KCC culinary program

Local News - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 04:59
Known locally for producing successful Hawaii chefs, the culinary program at Kapiolani Community College now ranks among the top 20 nationwide, according to FSR (Full-Service Restaurant) magazine.

Hilton Hawaiian village to add tower

Local News - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 04:59
Private equity giant Blackstone and another undisclosed investor plan to invest $415 million to add a 350-foot time-share tower to the Hilton Hawaiian Village, which is the state's largest single resort property.

State postpones lane closures to relieve traffic woes on H-1

Local News - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 04:59
West Oahu-bound drivers will get a reprieve this week from the latest round of nightly roadwork shutting down Ewa-bound lanes on the H-1 freeway.

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