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Veterans group will run ad backing Takai for Congress

Local News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 04:56
VoteVets.org and its Vote Vets Action Fund will blitz the television airwaves in the next week or so with $100,000 in advertisements in support of 1st Congressional District candidate Mark Takai, the national political action committee is expected to announce Tuesday.

Abercrombie wins Caldwell’s backing

Local News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 04:56
Mayor Kirk Caldwell on Monday endorsed Gov. Neil Abercrombie for re-election, stressing an improved relationship between Hono­lulu Hale and Washington Place.

Pilot with aerial ad company arrested for flying banners

Local News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 04:56
The war over aerial banners in Oahu's skies escalated Monday afternoon with Hono­lulu police arresting the pilot of an Aerial Banners North airplane at Dillingham Air Field.

Sewer pipe repair clogging Kailua might take weeks

Local News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 04:56
Kailua motorists might have to live with the traffic mess near the entrance to Kai­lua town for up to two more weeks as city officials continue repairs on a corroded 15-inch concrete sewer pipe, 20 feet underground, that created a sinkhole July 11.

Rain's runoff stains ocean

Local News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 04:56
Gunky, rodent-filled brown water caused by last weekend's storm has kept untold thousands of people out of the ocean and cost Hale­iwa's Surf N Sea revenue in the form of lost kayak and stand-up paddleboard rentals.

Website proposed to boost numbers of insured

Local News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 04:56
The state is stepping in to create a single website to boost Obama­care enrollment after a bungled first attempt left thousands of applicants without health insurance.

Incidental Lives: Student constantly seeks to learn from, about others

Local News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 04:56
Credit that chewy little koan to Kelly Park, who recently bid “ahn nyeong hee ga se yo” to a postgraduate gig in her native South Korea to return to the University of Hawaii to further her studies in economics.

Kokua Line: City is working on a plan to allow luggage on TheBus

Local News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 04:56
I live one block from a bus stop where the two airport buses, the Nos. 19 and 20, stop. You would think it would service residents who want to get to the airport without paying a lot for a taxi or shuttle.

Hokule‘a partners vow to promote conservation

Local News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 04:56
When Hokule‘a embarked on its global voyage in late May, crew members took with them a pledge signed by some 21 environmental groups and public agencies to advance the goals of the canoe’s latest, most ambitious journey while back at home.

Corrections and Clarifications

Local News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 04:56
The Honolulu Star-Advertiser strives to make its news report fair and accurate. If you have a question or comment about news coverage, call Ed Lynch, managing editor/news, at 529-4758.

ロコボーイがブルーズのパイロットに選出

ローカルニュース - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 08:32
 ホノルル出身のマット・サイダーハウド海軍大尉が、米海軍所属のアクロバット飛行隊「ブルーエンジェルス(通称ブルーズ)」の新パイロットとして選出された。 サイダーハウド海軍大尉は現在、テキサス州にあるキングスビル海軍航空基地に所属している。 ブルーエンジェルスの新パイロットの選出を担当した関係者は「ブルーエンジェルスのパイロットは、世界中で活躍している540万人以上いる海軍軍人と海兵隊員の代表ともいえる役割を担うため、無事にもっともふさわしい新パイロットを選出できて安堵しています」と語っている。 サイダーハウド海軍大尉は今後ブルーエンジェルスのパイロットとして活躍予定で、大尉のアクロバット飛行は、来年10月にヒッカム空軍基地で開催予定の航空ショーで楽しむことができる。
参考:KHON2

郵送による不在者投票がスタート

ローカルニュース - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 08:13
 8月9日(土)に行われる予備選挙を前に、有権者の一部が郵送による不在者投票をスタートしている。 当局は、すでに不在者投票を希望している有権者98,000人に対し必要書類が送付され、昨日の午後の時点で11,000人の有権者が郵送による投票を行ったとしている。 なお、来週月曜からは、ホノルル市とカポレイ市の2箇所に臨時の投票所を設けられ、8月9日(日)の投票日前に投票を希望する有権者の期日全投票の受付もスタートする。
参考:ホノルル・スター・アドバタイザー

Newswatch

Local News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 04:53
A hearing will be held Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Hono­lulu on a lawsuit against Kauai County filed by seed companies trying to block a new pesticides and GMO ordinance.

911 Report

Local News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 04:53
Woman arrested in downtown homicide • Man held in stabbing, alleged kidnapping • Detained teen accused of assaulting guard

Island Images

Local News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 04:53

Storm damages several homes

Local News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 04:53
Holly Smith stacked sandbags around her doors when she saw the water rising in her yard early Sunday morning in Hau­ula, but nothing was going to stop the water.

Adoption advocate to be tried on child sex assault charges

Local News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 04:53
The former executive director of an organization that encourages people to adopt foster children has been charged with sexual assault involving two girls.

Nominee to be first female 4-star general of combat forces

Local News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 04:53
Air Force Lt. Gen. Lori J. Robinson has been nominated to be the new commanding general of Pacific Air Forces, which would make her the first U.S. female four-star commander of combat forces, the Pentagon announced last week.

Two women finish record-setting ocean trip to Hawaii

Local News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 04:53
Just ahead of lightning and thunder, two women ended a grueling 61-day voyage in a rowboat across the Pacific on Saturday night, setting two world records.