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Local News - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 05:50

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Local News - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 05:50
Car runs over man, drags him 4 blocks • Snorkeler who died was Japanese visitor • 2-year-old boy almost drowns at pool in Kihei

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Local News - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 05:50
UH-Manoa ranks No. 13 in region for value • Veterans home will honor Kaneohe Marine • 9th Circuit judges to hear cases in isles • Hawaii isle's oldest person dies at age 107

Faculty Senate, lawmakers want UH smoke-free

Local News - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 05:50
The House Higher Education Committee has passed a bill that would snuff out smoking on all University of Hawaii premises even as UH officials are working to eliminate smoking on the Manoa campus.

U.S. Pacific Command has a new deputy commander

Local News - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 05:50
Army Maj. Gen. Anthony Crutchfield, who has been chief of staff at U.S. Pacific Command since 2012, has been selected as its newest deputy commander at Camp Smith and will receive his third star, the Pentagon announced.

Teachers union backs Ige over Abercrombie for governor

Local News - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 05:50
The Hawaii State Teachers Association on Sunday endorsed state Sen. David Ige in the Democratic primary for governor and urged other unions to consider Ige as a viable alternative to Gov. Neil Abercrombie.

Poll: Abercrombie's rivals close in

Local News - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 05:50
Voters are deeply ambivalent about Gov. Neil Abercrombie, a new Hawaii Poll shows, an opening that breathes unexpected life into his political challengers.

Poll: Favorable views of Caldwell follow trend for mayors

Local News - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 05:50
Seventy-two percent of Oahu voters feel Mayor Kirk Caldwell did a good job in his first year in office, according to a recent Hawaii Poll.

Poll: Health care law garners wide support in isles

Local News - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 05:50
The rough start of President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act has dominated headlines nationwide, but a new poll showed that nearly three-fourths of Hawaii residents support the law as is or with some changes.

New police cameras note license plates

Local News - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 05:50
Honolulu police are testing a high-speed camera that captures thousands of license plates — and searches a database for information about vehicles and who might be behind the wheel.

Pedestrian killed in Aiea was mother of 3-week-old

Local News - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 05:50
The Honolulu Medical Examiner's Office identified the woman who died early Saturday morning in an Aiea pedestrian accident as 20-year-old Cherish Samson of Hono­lulu. Police on Saturday said a woman was hit by a vehicle on Kame­ha­meha Highway at about 4:22 a.m.

Ocean Watch: Passed gas from bacteria is what we smell at seashore

Local News - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 05:50
To my Midwest-bred nose, the smell of the ocean hints of mystery, travel, adventure and romance. When I go to the beach, I take a deep breath and think, ah, love that salt air. But that's not salt I'm smelling.

Kokua Line: Station in Waianae handles motorcycle safety checks

Local News - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 05:50
Question: We live in Makaha, and there is no safety-check station out here anymore that will do safety checks on motorcycles or boat trailers. There used to be several stations out here where we could take our motorcycle.

911 Report

Local News - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 05:50
Woman reports Mapunapuna sex assault • Salt Lake man held in alleged car theft • Waianae driver arrested for car's contents

Newswatch

Local News - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 05:50
Prosecutor error ends woman's homicide case • 18 temblors hit Hawaii island during weekend

UHがお得な大学ランキングで13位を獲得

ローカルニュース - Wed, 02/19/2014 - 08:09
 BestValueSchools.comが発表した最新ランキングで、ハワイ大学マノア校が、米西部でのお得な大学(ベスト・バリュー)ランキングで13位に選出されたことが明らかになった。 同ランキングでは、米西部で学費がお得な大学として、ハワイ大学マノア校のほか、カリフォルニア大学バークレー校、ワシントン大学、アラスカ大学フェアバンクス校などを選出している。
参考:KITV4

アイランドエアがモロカイ線から撤退

ローカルニュース - Wed, 02/19/2014 - 07:53
 ハワイ諸島間を結ぶ定期便を運行しているアイランドエアは昨日、現在運行中のモロカイ線の運行停止を発表した。アイランドエアのモロカイ線は4月1日の便が最後になる。 アイランドエアのポール・ケイシーCEOは「ハワイアン航空の傘下にあるオハナ・バイ・ハワイアンがモロカイ線の就航を行うことになり、モロカイ島の人々のニーズにはオハナ・バイ・ハワイアンが十分応えることになると思います。当社では、モロカイ線で利用していた機体を活用し、他島間を結ぶ別ルートの充実を図ることを決定しました」と語っている。 なお、モロカイ線で従事していた社員には、アイランドエア社の別部署への異動が提示されている。
参考:KHON2

Study needs public's help to document state butterfly

Local News - Wed, 02/19/2014 - 05:54
Scientists at the University of Hawaii are asking the public to keep an eye out for the Kame­ha­meha butterfly and report its whereabouts as they try to map out populations and attempt to figure out why the insect is on the decline.

Corrections and clarifications

Local News - Wed, 02/19/2014 - 05:54
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