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Local News - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 04:54
Scam requests UH email users' Social Security data • County contract measure dies

Mural freshens future rail transit station in Aiea

Local News - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 04:54
Waipahu High School seniors Lovelle Cutaran and Kayla Viernes designed half of a mural that will grace a former Aiea strip mall area plagued by graffiti. "It was hard work, but it was really fun," said Viernes.

OHA CEO gaining allies over query into kingdom

Local News - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 04:54
The dustup between Office of Hawaiian Affairs CEO Kamana'opono Crabbe and his bosses, the OHA board of trustees, has caused a mighty ruckus in the Hawaiian community since May 9.

Gay marriage lights fire beneath new candidates

Local News - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 04:54
Wayne Hikida, a former insurance executive who has served as a Mormon bishop, was so disappointed with how the state Legislature handled gay marriage last year that he decided to campaign as a Republican for the state House.

ホノルル・クッキーがラスベガスへ出店

ローカルニュース - Wed, 05/21/2014 - 08:22
 ハワイに拠点をおく人気クッキーショップのホノルル・クッキー・カンパニーが、アメリカ本土第1号店をネバダ州ラスベガスにオープンした。 今回ホノルル・クッキー・カンパニーがオープンしたのは、ベネチアン・リゾート・ホテル&カジノのグランド・キャナル・ショップス内で、店内では、ホノルル・クッキー・カンパニーの定番であるパイナップル型のクッキーのほか、ラスベガスらしく、ハートやスペードなどがモチーフになったクッキーも販売されている。 ホノルル・クッキー・カンパニーは現在、オアフ島に7店舗、マウイ島に2店舗を展開しているほか、今夏にはマウイ島に3店舗目を、そして今年度中には韓国のソウル市内に同店初の海外店舗のオープンも予定している。
参考:パシフィック・ビジネス・ニュース

クイーンズ病院ウエストオアフが開業

ローカルニュース - Wed, 05/21/2014 - 08:12
 オアフ島西部のエヴァ地区に昨日、クイーンズ病院ウエストオアフが開業した。 今回、クイーンズ病院が新たに開業した場所は、2011年までハワイ・メディカル・センター・ウェストが病院を開業していた場所で、ハワイ・メディカル・センター・ウエスト閉鎖後、クイーンズ病院によって買収され、大規模な施設の改修工事が行われていた。 
参考:KHON2

Obituaries

Local News - Wed, 05/21/2014 - 04:52
Beulah May Arakaki • Sean Gabriel Baldovi • James Cabral • Renald Fernandez • Denis Goo • Jane S. Hamamoto • Thomas Wayne Hodgins • Wan Ja Iida • and more

Voter registration key to victory, leaders say

Local News - Wed, 05/21/2014 - 04:52
Hawaii Republicans want to register 25,000 new Republican voters before the November election, hoping to expand the electorate and slowly weaken the Democratic Party's hold on state politics.

Advocates hail boost in rental fund

Local News - Wed, 05/21/2014 - 04:52
Supporters of affordable-housing initiatives are calling an increase in the amount of conveyance tax revenue going into the state's rental housing trust fund a major victory emerging from this year's legislative session.

'Victims' nab masked pair allegedly attempting home robbery

Local News - Wed, 05/21/2014 - 04:52
When two masked would-be robbers armed with a baseball bat and a piece of lumber entered a Date Street residence early Saturday morning, Mike Werdien and six friends felt a bit confused.

Volcanic Ash: Take cue from Hawaiians and end enrollment effort

Local News - Wed, 05/21/2014 - 04:52
The chaos created in the Office of Hawaiian Affairs by CEO Kamana'opono Crabbe has squashed what little credibility existed for the Native Hawaiian Roll, Kana'iolowalu.

911 Report

Local News - Wed, 05/21/2014 - 04:52
Tourist, 58, dies after snorkeling • Exemptions face probe by county

Hokule'a departs for worldwide voyage

Local News - Wed, 05/21/2014 - 04:52
After six years of preparation, Hokule‘a has finally pushed off its dock at Sand Island — bound for Hilo, then Tahiti, then new oceans, new ports, new risks and new adventures for the historic Hawaiian voyaging canoe.

Tuition still a target to fund repairs

Local News - Wed, 05/21/2014 - 04:52
The University of Hawaii's controversial plan to divert tuition revenue toward its massive repair and maintenance backlog flopped at the Legislature, with lawmakers instead authorizing state bonds for less than a quarter of the money UH said it needed to start fast-tracking the work.

Blaze destroys Big Isle fish distributor's offices

Local News - Wed, 05/21/2014 - 04:52
A fire Thursday night destroyed a building that housed offices for Sui­san Co., a major fish distributor on Hawaii island.

Maui police chief retiring to take federal anti-drug post

Local News - Wed, 05/21/2014 - 04:52
Maui Police Chief Gary Yabuta will retire from his position to assume a new role as director of the federal High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas initiative for Hawaii.

Kauai chief aspires to Council

Local News - Wed, 05/21/2014 - 04:52
Police Chief Darryl D. Perry filed papers Friday to run as a candidate for the Kauai County Council in the 2014 election.

Disclosure changes concern university regents

Local News - Wed, 05/21/2014 - 04:52
Members serving on the board governing the University of Hawaii system are uneasy about pending legislation that would require them to file financial disclosure statements as public rec­ord, with at least one regent promising to resign if the bill becomes law.

Ailing collector urchins reported in 2 Oahu bays

Local News - Wed, 05/21/2014 - 04:52
A native sea urchin that helps keep algae from smothering reefs is showing signs of disease, with patches of missing spines, in Mau­na­lua and Kane­ohe bays, and authorities are calling for the public's help as they investigate the problem.