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Local News - Wed, 02/26/2014 - 05:56
Cooler, clearer weather forecast • Volcanoes park partners with Chinese facility

Isle teen helps devise swift way to detect E. coli

Local News - Wed, 02/26/2014 - 05:56
A high school sophomore's science fair project could help to transform the way health inspectors and the food industry go about detecting E. coli bacteria.

Defense secretary denies bid to honor Marine

Local News - Wed, 02/26/2014 - 05:56
A third U.S. secretary of defense has denied a Medal of Honor for Sgt. Rafael Peralta, a Hawaii-based Marine who was killed in house-to-house fighting in Iraq in 2004.

Students tell how teachers measuring up

Local News - Wed, 02/26/2014 - 05:56
Only half of Hawaii's third-, fourth- and fifth-grade public school teachers got high marks from students for maintaining control in their classrooms last semester, one of seven areas students now score teachers on as part of the state Department of Education's new performance-based evaluation system.

Outgoing FilCom president is ready to travel and relax

Local News - Wed, 02/26/2014 - 05:56
Rose Churma saw out her last day as president of the Filipino Community Center on Friday, wrapping up two years of service that increased activities and programs.

各地でクラゲによる被害が続出

ローカルニュース - Tue, 02/25/2014 - 08:11
 オアフ島のアラモアナビーチやワイキキビーチ、ハナウマ湾、ワイアナエの海岸などでは昨日、大量のクラゲが発生し、多くの人々がクラゲに刺される被害にあっている。 当局関係者は、昨日一日だけで、ワイキキビーチに700以上、アラモアナビーチに70ほど、そしてハナウマ湾では150~2000のクラゲが発見されたほか、ワイキキビーチだけで49人がクラゲに刺されたと報告している。 なお、クラゲの大量発生は通常、満月のあと9日から10日後に起こるとされており、当局では、クラゲに対するアレルギーなどがある場合はクラゲに刺されることで重篤な状態に陥る可能性もあるとして、海に入る前に海岸線沿いに設置されている警告板を確認したり、ライフガードよりクラゲに関する最新情報を入手してもらいたいと呼びかけている。
参考:ハワイ・ニュース・ナウ

オリーブガーデンのハワイ進出計画が中止

ローカルニュース - Tue, 02/25/2014 - 08:03
 オアフ島カポレイ地区にハワイ第1号店のオープンを予定していた米人気イタリアンチェーン店のオリーブガーデンが、ハワイ店のオープン計画を無期限で停止することが明らかになった。 オリーブガーデンのハワイ第1号店は、カポレイ地区のカポレイ・コモン・ショッピング・センター内に2015年6月にオープンする予定となっていたものの、オリーブガーデン側が全国規模での拡大計画の見直しを実施したため、ハワイ店の開業計画が中止されたとみられている。なお、オリーブガーデンが入店を予定していた店舗スペースには、すでに別テナントの入店が決定している。
参考:ハワイ・ニュース・ナウ

New York Times: Moviefone is hanging up, but its app goes on

Local News - Tue, 02/25/2014 - 05:53
LOS ANGELES » Mr. Moviefone's lines are going dead. For 25 years, residents of America's biggest cities have been able to call 777-FILM to receive movie listing information and buy tickets.

New York Times: Smart guy in the wiseguy seat

Local News - Tue, 02/25/2014 - 05:53
NEW YORK » Seth Meyers is the oldest, most experienced and most hostlike comedian to take the reins of NBC's three-decade-old "Late Night."

Obituaries

Local News - Tue, 02/25/2014 - 05:53
Ernette Hoon Yee Chun • Elizabeth Margaret Frendo • Santiago Balico Ganiban • Herberta Michiko Gasper • Masao Gushi • Rachel Shizue Hashimoto • Ralph Clifford Hook Jr. • Tyrus Rex Kazuo Hoshino • Edward Lunaliloonalani Kekoa

Bill lightens sentencing for minors

Local News - Tue, 02/25/2014 - 05:53
House lawmakers are pushing for a bill that would revise the state's sentencing standards for offenders who were committed to serve sentences when they were minors.

State might enlist dogs to uncover extent of little fire ants' presence

Local News - Tue, 02/25/2014 - 05:53
State invasive species officials are looking at using Australian dogs trained to sniff out little fire ants to help curb the invasion of the hard-biting species on Oahu and other islands.

Motorist allegedly terrorizing people in Manoa

Local News - Tue, 02/25/2014 - 05:53
For the past two weeks, Manoa residents have been warning one another about a man who drives a gold Toyota Camry behaving erratically near the Manoa Chinese Cemetery on East Manoa Road.

Man charged with trying to kill 2 people

Local News - Tue, 02/25/2014 - 05:53
A 48-year-old man was charged Thursday with attempting to murder two people in a Waianae parking lot earlier this week after he allegedly hit them with his car, dragging a man four blocks.

Assault suspect is accused in separate Kalihi incident

Local News - Tue, 02/25/2014 - 05:53
A 19-year-old woman says a 22-year-old man already awaiting trial for allegedly assaulting a city bus driver in January threatened to shoot a teenager he held hostage last week unless she drove him out of Kalihi, according to court documents.

Island Images

Local News - Tue, 02/25/2014 - 05:53

Newswatch

Local News - Tue, 02/25/2014 - 05:53
Event prepares young women for careers • Water advisory issued for Kauai after heavy rain • Repaving work to close parking at Wailuku gym

911 Report

Local News - Tue, 02/25/2014 - 05:53
Identity unknown of man killed in H-2 fall

BWS contracts were ethical, report says

Local News - Tue, 02/25/2014 - 05:53
A city Ethics Commission report concludes that an investigation found no ethics laws were violated in the awarding of three Honolulu Board of Water Supply contracts, but calls on the city auditor to look into serious problems uncovered at the agency.