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州内16レストランが全米トップ100にランクイン

ローカルニュース - Wed, 05/28/2014 - 08:21
 リアルタイムのオンラインレストラン予約サイトとして知られるオープンテーブルが発表した最新ランキング「全米トップ100アウトドアダイニングレストラン」で、ハワイ州内にある16軒のレストランがランクインしている。 今回発表されたランキングには、オアフ島ワイキキのビーチハウス・アット・モアナ、ハワイ島カムエラのブルードラゴン、マウイ島ラハイナのデュークス・ビーチハウス・マウイなどがランクインしている。
参考:ホノルル・スター・アドバタイザー

Governor touts achievements, decisive action at convention

Local News - Wed, 05/28/2014 - 04:53
Gov. Neil Abercrombie on Saturday sought to assert his dominance over Democratic Party politics, trumpeting the state's economic turnaround since he took office four years ago and reassuring delegates at the party's state convention that they have "the right governor."

Accomplished surfer brought same passion to research

Local News - Wed, 05/28/2014 - 04:53
Pioneering big-wave surfer and renowned University of Hawaii oceanographer Richard W. "Rick" Grigg died Wednesday at his home in Waialae Iki, his family confirmed. He was 77.

Embezzler gets 19 months, must pay restitution

Local News - Wed, 05/28/2014 - 04:53
A once well-respected Hilo woman who served as bank officer and officer for four nonprofit groups was sentenced Friday to just over 1 1⁄2 years in prison for embezzling roughly $70,000 from the bank accounts of those nonprofits and a mom-and-pop business.

130-year minimum term set for freeway shooter

Local News - Wed, 05/28/2014 - 04:53
The Hawaii Paroling Authority has set a 130-year minimum sentence for freeway shooter Toby Stangel. HPA Administrator Tommy Johnson said the parole board issued its decision in a notice sent to Stangel last month.

flASHback: Money drives politicians, sometimes to the grave

Local News - Wed, 05/28/2014 - 04:53
It's the last Sunday in May and time to "flASHback" on the month's news that amused and confused: » Gov. Neil Abercrombie gave a speech blasting the U.S. Supreme Court for lifting caps on billionaire campaign donors.

Skywatch: Catch Mercury quickly to see 5 planets in June

Local News - Wed, 05/28/2014 - 04:53
All five naked-eye planets are visible in June, though we have a narrow window to see Mercury early in the month. The moon has lovely gatherings with the planets at several times in June.

911 Report

Local News - Wed, 05/28/2014 - 04:53
Suspect charged in string of stabbings • Man in murder investigation is released

Newswatch

Local News - Wed, 05/28/2014 - 04:53
More sticky, wet weather is in store • OCCC visits called off over staffing issues • Lava flow active at 5-mile point • 500 from Kauai to join RIMPAC

Vital Statistics

Local News - Wed, 05/28/2014 - 04:53
Each Sunday, the Star-Advertiser publishes Oahu vital statistics for marriage licenses and birth certificates filed with the state Department of Health's Vital Statistics System.

Stabbing victim called hardworking and caring

Local News - Wed, 05/28/2014 - 04:53
The 30-year-old woman found stabbed to death in her Young Street apartment Wednesday "adored" the husband who may have killed her before he died in a fiery crash near the North Shore on Monday, the woman's business partner said.

Official, husband fined $31,000 for illegal rentals

Local News - Wed, 05/28/2014 - 04:53
The state Board of Land and Natural Resources voted Friday to fine Public Utilities Commission Chairwoman Hermina Morita and her husband $31,000 for building and operating a pair of unauthorized commercial vacation rentals on restricted conservation land on Kauai.

Governor signs off on rise in wage

Local News - Wed, 05/28/2014 - 04:53
Gov. Neil Abercrombie on Friday signed a minimum-wage increase into state law, couching the pay raise for low-income workers in Hawaii's proud, and often forgotten, history of labor activism.

USSアリゾナが3D技術を投入

ローカルニュース - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 08:43
 国立公園局は、オアフ島真珠湾内にの海底に沈んでいるUSSアリゾナ号の様子を再現した3Dのモデルの作成を進めていることを明らかにした。 当局では今回、最新の3Dプリンターなどを駆使し、海底と海底に沈んでいるUSSアリゾナ号の状態を再現。関係者は「最新のテクノロジーを活用し、USSアリゾナの状態を仮想体験してもらうことができるようになります」と語っている。 なお、USSアリゾナ号の3Dモデルは、今年度末までに完成する見込みとなっている。
参考:KHON2

4万人以上が灯篭流しに参加

ローカルニュース - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 08:07
 オアフ島のアラモアナ・ビーチパークで昨日、メモリアルデー恒例の灯篭流しイベントが開催され、4万人以上の市民が参加し、様々なメッセージが込められた6,000個の灯篭が海に流された。  1999年より実施されている灯篭流しは、メモリアルデーの祝日に世界平和や故人へのメッセージなどをこめて行われているもので、毎年多くの市民が参加している。なお、海に流された灯篭は全て回収され、来年度に再利用される。
参考:ハワイ・ニュース・ナウ

Red Hill tank might not have leak

Local News - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 04:48
Navy officials said Thursday they are still not certain that 27,000 gallons of jet fuel leaked from an underground storage tank at Red Hill in January, noting that other factors may have caused a discrepancy in what they had expected to find in the tank and what was actually measured.

Mark Memorial Day with lantern floating

Local News - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 04:48
At sunset on Memorial Day, more than 6,000 glowing lanterns will drift in waters edging Ala Moana Beach Park's Magic Island.

Show at 50th State Fair offers a glimpse of grizzly life

Local News - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 04:48
A Grizzly Experience, a show featuring North America's most fearsome predator, the grizzly bear, has taken up residence as one of the featured attractions at this year's 50th State Fair, which opened Friday night at Aloha Stadium.

Death penalty placed on table

Local News - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 04:48
Federal jurors weighing the fate of Naeem J. Williams found Friday that he is eligible for the death penalty for killing his 5-year-old daughter, Talia.