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Obituaries

Local News - Sun, 05/18/2014 - 04:54
Victor Elias Allas • Eduarda Paas Ancog • Robert Wayne Beauchamp • Francis P. Berongis • Michael Anthony Brandon; and more

Island Images

Local News - Sun, 05/18/2014 - 04:54

Newswatch

Local News - Sun, 05/18/2014 - 04:54
Voter information shared online by Maui-based anti-GMO group • County Council raises some property tax rates on Kauai • Head-on crash kills motorist, injures 6 others • Pellet gun injury is investigated

911 Report

Local News - Sun, 05/18/2014 - 04:54
Driver flees on foot after hitting woman • Man injured in apparent fall from pickup

Prosecutor's letter prompts game room chain to close

Local News - Sun, 05/18/2014 - 04:54
A chain of game rooms has shut down operations at all nine of its Oahu locations following a cease-and-desist letter that went out Monday to several Oahu game room owners from the city prosecutor's office.

Gunmen rob bank, remain on loose

Local News - Sun, 05/18/2014 - 04:54
Two men armed with guns who robbed a bank in Salt Lake remained at large Tuesday night. At 10:29 a.m. Tuesday the two masked men entered the American Savings Bank branch at 848 Ala Lilikoi St. One wielded a shotgun while the other brandished a handgun, according to CrimeStoppers.

Use of cellphone suspected in crash

Local News - Sun, 05/18/2014 - 04:54
Maui police investigators say the driver killed Monday in an early morning accident was likely talking on a cellphone without a hands-free device when the crash happened.

Suspend worker for abusing leave, city panel says

Local News - Sun, 05/18/2014 - 04:54
The city Ethics Commission is recommending that a Department of Planning and Permitting employee be suspended one to three days for misusing sick leave to attend a golf tournament sponsored by a business that does work for the city, according to an advisory opinion issued by the commission Tuesday.

City Council panel strips about $6M from Housing First

Local News - Sun, 05/18/2014 - 04:54
Funding for Housing First remains shaky after the City Council Budget Committee voted Tuesday to slash its budget to roughly $12 million from the original $18.9 million

Not-guilty pleas entered in discharge from dump

Local News - Sun, 05/18/2014 - 04:54
A city contractor and two of its top officials entered not-guilty pleas Tuesday in U.S. District Court to charges linked to the discharge of hundreds of millions of gallons of contaminated stormwater from the city's Waimanalo Gulch Sanitary Landfill into the ocean near Ko Olina Resort.

カネオヘ湾でウニの病気を発見

ローカルニュース - Sat, 05/17/2014 - 09:31
 ハワイ州土地自然資源局は、オアフ島カネオヘ湾内で、病原菌によってダメージを受けているウニの仲間「シラヒゲウニ(collector urchin )」を発見したと明らかにした。当局ではこのほか、マウナルア湾内でも同等の病気が確認されているとしている。 研究者によると、今回発見された病原菌に犯されているウニは棘が失われた状態で発見されており、現在も病原菌が拡散中との見方を示している。 当局では今後、今回発見された病原菌がどの程度拡散しているのかなど、詳しい研究と調査を進めたいとしている。
参考:ハワイ・ニュース・ナウ

ハワイアンがブリスベン便の座席数を増加

ローカルニュース - Sat, 05/17/2014 - 09:30
 ハワイの大手航空会社であるハワイアン航空は、ホノルルとオーストラリアのブリスベンを結んでいる定期便で使用している機体を変更し、同便の座席数を増やす計画であると発表した。 ハワイアン航空では、ホノルル=オーストラリア間の旅行者が増える冬季にあわせ、同路線で使用している機体を767-300ERボーイング機からA330-200エアバス機に変更し、座席数を264席から294席に増加するとしている。なお、機体の変更は12月5日より開始される。
参考:パシフィック・ビジネス・ニュース

Scuba divers grapple over collecting fish for aquariums

Local News - Sat, 05/17/2014 - 04:51
A filmed underwater confrontation between an environmentalist who wants to shut down the aquarium fish industry in Hawaii and a collector who gathers the fish and sells them for a living has put a spotlight on a long-running conflict over the business.

Obituaries

Local News - Sat, 05/17/2014 - 04:51
Rowena Anne Ahakuelo • Randall K. Apilando • John Deane • Geoffrey C. Gasmen • Bernard Israel Geller • Jason Masaharu Hirasaki • Hazel Hisae Hoke • Julianne L. Holbron • and more

Hokule‘a to be fumigated to eliminate ant infestation

Local News - Sat, 05/17/2014 - 04:51
Days before they're scheduled to leave Oahu for a long-anticipated sail around the world, crews of the Hokule'a are working to eradicate an ant infestation affecting part of the vessel, according to Polynesian Voyaging Society officials.

Role in cocaine conspiracy results in guilty plea, prison

Local News - Sat, 05/17/2014 - 04:51
An Anna Miller's bakery manager was taken into federal custody Tuesday after pleading guilty to a drug conspiracy charge.

Effort informs of domestic workers' rights

Local News - Sat, 05/17/2014 - 04:51
Gov. Neil Abercrombie signed a bill into law last year that protects domestic workers under the state's labor and civil rights laws. And now state agencies, community advocates and service providers are launching a multilingual public education campaign to spread the word.

Embezzlement at credit union generates 2 more guilty pleas

Local News - Sat, 05/17/2014 - 04:51
Two former employees of the credit union that serves TheBus workers face up to 30 years in prison each after pleading guilty Tuesday to embezzlement.

More same-sex couples choosing Hawaii for weddings

Local News - Sat, 05/17/2014 - 04:51
Members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities have opened up business and tourism opportunities throughout the state.