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Climate change will worsen with denial, senator warns

Local News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 04:45
The message Tuesday morning to attendees of a Hawaii sustainability conference was powerful and straightforward: Climate change is real.

Shining Stars: Conservation efforts garner praise

Local News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 04:45
Jon Brito of Kualapuu, Molokai, was selected as one of the White House's Championsof Change. Brito was one of two youth leaders recognized March 18 in an awards ceremony at the White House.

Kokua Line: Family's 30 roosters likely violate Land Use Ordinance

Local News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 04:45
Question: What is the law regarding the caging and keeping of roosters in a residential neighborhood?

州がタートルベイの土地購入を発表

ローカルニュース - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 08:23
 ハワイ州のニール・アバクロンビー知事は昨日、ハワイ州とオアフ島のタートルベイリゾート間で土地の売買交渉が成立し、タートルベイの665.8エーカーの土地を州が保有することになったと発表した。 ハワイ州では今回、タートルベイの土地を4,850万ドルで購入。購入した土地は将来的な再開発などを認めない保護地区として当局によって管理されることとなる。 なおタートルベイリゾート側は、リゾート海側に広がる150エーカーの土地を活用し、今後、625の客室を有するホテル2棟と100件の住宅を建設するとしている。
参考:ホノルル・スター・アドバタイザー

パゴダホテルが50周年

ローカルニュース - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 08:05
 オアフ島アラモアナ地区にある老舗ホテルのパゴダホテルが創業50周年を迎え、様々なスペシャルを提供すると発表した。 パゴダホテルでは今回、5月2日(金)~5日(月)の6:30~13:00に、ホテル内にあるパゴダ・フローティング・レストランで50セントのパンケーキを提供するほか、5日(月)には、ブレッシングやバースデーケーキの提供などが行われる祝賀イベントを開催するとしている。 このほか同ホテルでは、6月30日(月)までのホテルの宿泊予約を行ったハワイ在住者に対し、1泊目の宿泊料金を$50オフとするスペシャルを実施しているほか、4月中に宿泊したゲストは、ラスベガス旅行が当たる抽選会に参加することができる。なお、ラスベガス旅行の当選者は、5日のイベントで発表される。
参考:KHON2

911 Report

Local News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:59
No attempted murder charge in stabbing • Copper cable stolen at Moanalua Gardens • Cause of Enchanted Lake fire unknown

Newswatch

Local News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:59
Fund aids victims of Lanai plane crash • Meth, struggle with police led to man's death • Some asked to save water in Hanapepe

Measure on insurance for infertility advances

Local News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:59
Hawaii lawmakers are weighing whether insurance companies should be required to cover more treatments for infertility and to update a law that some say discriminates against unmarried women.

Duo from Schofield Barracks wins Best Ranger competition

Local News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:59
Of 50 two-man teams entered in the Army's grueling annual Best Ranger competition at Fort Benning, Ga., only 26 made it into the third and final day of the event.

Suspect in Maui burglary is missing woman's ex-boyfriend

Local News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:59
The family of missing Maui woman Carly "Charli" Scott, who disappeared in February, is pleased with the arrest of her ex-boyfriend on a burglary charge.

Asbestos delays council chambers renovations

Local News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:59
The discovery of asbestos in the flooring of the City Council chambers at Honolulu Hale may have upped the price tag and stalled completion of the historic room's first major face-lift in roughly four decades, but work has begun anew.

LA man faces charges of ID theft

Local News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:59
An alleged con man from Los Angeles is in Honolulu to face charges of running an ATM skimming operation in Waikiki last summer.

Slaying suspect called flight risk

Local News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:59
The city prosecutor wants a state judge to deny bail for a murder defendant who is accused of dismembering his victim.

Proposals would modify limits on Kauai shoreline construction

Local News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:59
The Kauai County Council Planning Committee will rework a bill that calls for an update and tightening of the setback law for construction on shoreline properties.

Man who stole millions gets 3-year term

Local News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:59
By the time the Internal Revenue Service caught up with Windward Oahu plumber and real estate agent Francis E. Chandler III, all he had left in his bank account was about $900,000.

Abercrombie apologizes to Inouye's widow

Local News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:59
Gov. Neil Abercrombie apologized on Monday for casting doubt on a letter from U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye that urged the governor to name U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa as his successor.

State to eradicate Waimanalo little fire ants

Local News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:59
Within a month, state agricultural crews will begin eradicating colonies of little fire ants within about a 4-acre area of Waimanalo.

4 nonprofits join defense of GMO law

Local News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:59
Four nonprofit organizations were allowed to join Kauai County in defending a new ordinance that regulates pesticide use and genetically modified crops against a federal lawsuit by seed companies challenging its legality.

Corrections and Clarifications

Local News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:59
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