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Group opens isle office to push GMO labeling

Local News - Sun, 05/11/2014 - 04:46
A national organization promoting the labeling of genetically modified food has opened an office in Honolulu. The Center for Food Safety has also established a local political action committee and will get involved in state elections this summer, Hawaii News Now reported.

Activist investigating misuse of land unclear on attackers

Local News - Sun, 05/11/2014 - 04:46
Honolulu police are investigating an assault on Oahu environmental activist Carroll Cox while he was looking into the alleged toxic dumping and misuse of land under the state Department of Hawaiian Home Lands.

Slain Kailua woman had bold, caring spirit

Local News - Sun, 05/11/2014 - 04:46
Tracy Fergerstrom's laughter always filled the room, according to family members. "She was the life of the party," said her sister, Annalisa Forsstrom. "She loved to have fun."

What Ever Happened To: Police still in the dark after solar panel theft

Local News - Sun, 05/11/2014 - 04:46
QUESTION: Whatever happened to the police investigation into the theft of more than 400 solar panels from a shipping container on military property in Aliamanu?

Newswatch

Local News - Sun, 05/11/2014 - 04:46
Rising revenues lead to bigger 2015 budget • Falling tree puts 2 in hospital

911 Report

Local News - Sun, 05/11/2014 - 04:46
Man faces 20 years for abuse • Man doused with gas, torched

Mililani schoolkids receive preview of Johnson's summer show at Shell

Local News - Sun, 05/11/2014 - 04:46
A gym full of wide-eyed kids clapped along as Jack Johnson put on a three-song concert for Mililani Ike Elementary School on Wednesday.

Video shows teen stowaway wandering on airport tarmac

Local News - Sun, 05/11/2014 - 04:46
The state Department of Transportation on Tuesday released security video from Kahu­lui Airport that shows the Cali­for­nia teenage stowaway dropping down from a Hawaiian Airlines jet's wheel well after surviving a more than five-hour flight.

State ramps up its fight against coral disease

Local News - Sun, 05/11/2014 - 04:46
Armed with mounting evidence that the disease attacking Kauai's coral reefs is spreading, state aquatic officials Tuesday said they're stepping up their response to the problem.

Attempt to help rider led to zip line death

Local News - Sun, 05/11/2014 - 04:46
Patricia Rabellizsa was trying to help a rider who was traveling at a high rate of speed on a zip line Thursday morning when a series of events occurred that led to her death.

UH candidate's military past prompts protest by students

Local News - Sun, 05/11/2014 - 04:46
Retired Lt. Gen. Frank Wiercinski's decades-long military career was top of mind for students who protested a forum where he made his first public appearance Tuesday night as one of two finalists vying to be the next president of the University of Hawaii.

H3タウン方向が月曜早朝まで完全閉鎖中

ローカルニュース - Sat, 05/10/2014 - 09:20
 ハワイ州運輸局は、昨日の21時から月曜日の早朝4時まで、オアフ島のH3ハイウェイのタウン行き方向で、高架橋の補修工事等に伴う道路閉鎖を実施しており、ドライバーに注意を呼びかけている 運輸局のグレン・オキモト氏は「H3ハイウェイのタウン方向を金曜夜から月曜早朝まで完全に閉鎖することで、市民生活に影響を及ぼすことは承知しているものの、今回の補修工事とはハイウェイ上での安全確保のために不可欠なものとなっており、ハイウェイの完全閉鎖を行う必要がありました」と語り、市民の理解を求めている。 当局では、H3 を利用するドライバーに対し、電光掲示板などでハイウェイ閉鎖に関する情報を提供し、カネオヘ側からタウン方面へ向かう際には、リケリケハイウェイまたはパリハイウェイを利用してもらいたいとしている。
参考:ハワイ・ニュース・ナウ

カパルアがハワイNo1ゴルフ場の栄冠を獲得

ローカルニュース - Sat, 05/10/2014 - 09:19
 マウイ島カパルア地区にあり、PGAツアーの開催場所としても知られているカパルア・プランテーション・コースが、ゴルフウィーク誌が選出したゴルフ場ランキングで、ハワイナンバー1の栄冠を8年連続で獲得したことが明らかになった。 カパルア・プランテーション・コースは、今回、ゴルフウィーク誌が発表した「モダンゴルフ場トップ100」で64位にランクインしているほか、ゴルフダイジェスト誌が選出した「アメリカの一般ゴルフコーストップ100」で第19位、ゴルフマガジン誌では全米でもっとも難しいコースの1つとして紹介されており、美しく難易度の高いコースとして知られている。
参考:パシフィック・ビジネス・ニュース

Kokua Line: School recycling bins halted over lower use, rising costs

Local News - Sat, 05/10/2014 - 04:46
Question: Which schools have recycling bins for newspapers, glass and plastic bottles? Last month several were closed. Are there any left on Oahu?

Newswatch

Local News - Sat, 05/10/2014 - 04:46
Activist beaten during investigation • Warnings posted after shark spotted • Nose gear collapses as plane lands • Man to serve probation in church thefts

911 Report

Local News - Sat, 05/10/2014 - 04:46
3 arrested on multiple gaming charges • Shark spotted off Haleiwa beach

Prosecutor vows to curb gambling

Local News - Sat, 05/10/2014 - 04:46
After three years of investigation, city Prosecutor Keith Kane­shiro said he's not through in his pursuit of alleged gambling with sweepstakes machines.

Housing policy jams UH faculty

Local News - Sat, 05/10/2014 - 04:46
An estimated 160 University of Hawaii faculty members will likely vacate university housing under a revised policy that enforces time limits on rental leases.

Senators cheer Native Hawaiian voter list

Local News - Sat, 05/10/2014 - 04:46
State senators expressed excitement Monday for the future of Native Hawaiian nation-building now that a commission has compiled a list of potentially eligible voters.