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Search for UH leader narrows

Local News - Mon, 05/05/2014 - 04:56
Following a nearly yearlong search, the University of Hawaii has identified two finalists in the running to be the next president of the 10-campus system: the university's longtime information technology executive, who is serving as interim president, and the retired commanding general of the U.S. Army Pacific.

Feds gauge UH response to sex crimes

Local News - Mon, 05/05/2014 - 04:56
Federal investigators are examining how complaints of sexual assault and harassment are handled at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, one of 55 campuses nationwide being scrutinized to ensure compliance with the law.

New law OKs 5-tower project on former drive-in

Local News - Mon, 05/05/2014 - 04:56
A bill clearing the way for as many as 1,500 residential units and commercial-business space in a five-tower redevelopment of the Kamehameha Drive-In site across Kaonohi Street from Pearlridge Center was signed into law Wednesday by Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell.

Hawaii woman killed in Washington state

Local News - Mon, 05/05/2014 - 04:56
A former Kailua resident was fatally stabbed in a house in Spokane, Wash., on Tuesday, according to news reports. Members of the victim's family said that a man suspected of killing Tracy Forsstrom Fergerstrom apparently stabbed her multiple times and wrapped her in a quilt.

Investigation opened after Maui zip-line worker falls to her death

Local News - Mon, 05/05/2014 - 04:56
A 20-year-old Maui woman died Thursday morning after falling 150 feet from a zip line on Maui, authorities said. The woman, a worker for Piiholo Ranch Zipline, was identified as Patricia Rabellizsa.

Company yanks sweepstakes machines

Local News - Mon, 05/05/2014 - 04:56
An Oahu business has shut down its Products Direct Sweepstakes machines after a federal judge ruled that use of the machines is gambling.

N. Shore preservation deal brings relief, regret

Local News - Mon, 05/05/2014 - 04:56
The state House, swallowing deep misgivings, voted Thursday to give final approval to a bill that would authorize $40 million in state bonds to help preserve 665 acres of bucolic Turtle Bay Resort from future development.

Kauai fence will protect birds

Local News - Mon, 05/05/2014 - 04:56
The Department of Land and Natural Resources will erect a fence to protect rare birds and their native forest habitat in the Hono o na Pali Natural Area Reserve on Kauai.

25th Infantry Division welcomes commander

Local News - Mon, 05/05/2014 - 04:56
Army Maj. Gen. Charles A. Flynn will assume command of the 25th Infantry Division on Friday at Schofield Barracks. He will replace Maj. Gen. Kurt Fuller, who has commanded the Tropic Lightning Division since April 5, 2012.

Kokua Line: Fire code bans charcoal grills in condos, with exceptions

Local News - Mon, 05/05/2014 - 04:56
Question: I live in the Kukui Plaza condominium, where residents were informed by management that during an inspection by the Honolulu Fire Department and due to a new fire code, there would be no barbecuing immediately on the million-dollar, award-winning designed garden deck of our complex.

Island Images

Local News - Mon, 05/05/2014 - 04:56

Newswatch

Local News - Mon, 05/05/2014 - 04:56
Q-and-A will follow documentary screening • Driver dies in accident • Man rescued from high river

911 Report

Local News - Mon, 05/05/2014 - 04:56
Gunman hits Wahiawa bank • Mom and son safe, police say

ハワイは在住者に人気の州

ローカルニュース - Sun, 05/04/2014 - 09:50
 ギャラップ社が発表した最新の調査結果で、ハワイは、ハワイ州から別の州へ引越しをしたいと応えた在住者の比率が低い、在住者に人気の高い州であることが明らかになった。 今回発表された調査結果によると、全米で現在住んでいる州から別の州に引っ越しをしたいと応えた在住者の比率が低かった州は、ハワイ州とモンタナ州、メイン州などで、これらの州では、回答者の約23%が別の州に引っ越したいと回答している。 一方、現在住んでいる州から別の州に引っ越したいと回答した住民の割合が高かったのはイリノイ州で、回答者の50%が別の州への引越しを考えた事があるとしている。
参考:KHON2

アストンホテルがペット同伴プランを提供

ローカルニュース - Sun, 05/04/2014 - 09:40
 アストン・ホテル&リゾート社は、オアフ島ワイキキにあるホテル・リニュー・バイ・アストンで、ペット同伴の宿泊プランの提供を開始すると発表した。 今回ホテル・リニュー・バイ・アストンで提供されるペット同伴の宿泊プランでは、宿泊できるのは体重20ポンド以下の犬で、各部屋には2頭まで宿泊が許可されている。また、ペットと宿泊する際には、一泊につき$25のペット料金が徴収されるほか、$50の保証金を支払う必要がある。なお、$50の保証金は特に何もない場合には宿泊終了後に返金される。 このほか同プランでは、ホテルのスタッフのペットであるポメラニアン犬のマンジュウからのお手紙、 ペット用のベッド、餌入れ、おもちゃのほか、ローカル産のペット用お菓子も含まれている。
参考:パシフィック・ビジネス・ニュース

Coral protection rules stiffened

Local News - Sun, 05/04/2014 - 04:58
The state Department of Land and Natural Resources says it's strengthening its ability to penalize those who intentionally or negligently damage coral on a large scale.

Kilauea, Kauai, designated as being free of Styrofoam

Local News - Sun, 05/04/2014 - 04:58
Not one restaurant in Kilauea on Kauai's North Shore uses disposable containers made of plastic foam. Starting this week, there are two signs at the entrance to the town saying, "Welcome to Kilauea. A Styrofoam Free Community."

$8.9M shortfall has Kauai County Council contemplating service cuts

Local News - Sun, 05/04/2014 - 04:58
Kauai County Council members are considering tax increases and service cuts to cope with a projected $8.9 million budget shortfall. County officials had hoped for a larger share of the transient accommodation tax the state levies on hotel rooms.

Obituaries

Local News - Sun, 05/04/2014 - 04:58
Jokdrik Anoina • Riichi Aono • Louise Luika Borsella • Otis Roland Butler • Trinidad Echaque Camaddo • Loretta Yuet Ying Cheung • Dennis LeRoy Farias • Shizuko Higa Gishitomi • and more