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Illegal resident gets 1 year, $5,000 fine after selling rifle

Local News - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 04:54
A Canadian citizen who sold a semiautomatic rifle to undercover police while living illegally in the United States was sentenced in federal court Friday to one year in jail.

Kaena volcano fills ‘gap’ between Kauai, Oahu

Local News - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 04:54
The long-accepted understanding of Oahu's geology is turned on its head with a new report from the University of Hawaii that a third major volcano contributed to the island's formation.

OHA pulls letter on status of kingdom

Local News - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 04:54
In a surprising and somewhat awkward turn of events, the Office of Hawaiian Affairs Board of Trustees on Friday rescinded a letter requesting an opinion on whether the Hawaiian kingdom still exists.

Gabbard dispatches voter forms

Local News - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 04:54
U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, concerned about Hawaii's low voter turnout, is sending out voter registration forms to more than 76,500 residents who are not registered for the August primary.

Crystals used to classify volcanic eruptions

Local News - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 04:54
A new study using crystals as a time capsule of sorts for information about the early formation of magma is giving scientists a better understanding as to what causes different eruption types at Kilauea volcano.

Man charged in attempted murder of friend

Local News - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 04:54
Joel Lonzaga, a 44-year-old from Kane­ohe, was charged Friday with second-degree attempted murder for allegedly setting his gasoline-soaked drinking buddy on fire.

Newswatch

Local News - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 04:54
Fallen tree leads to Kalanianaole closure • Hee might run for lieutenant governor • Hanauma Bay lectures will resume

911 Report

Local News - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 04:54
Man indicted in online solicitation of girl • Quick neighbors help save home from fire • Kitchen fire deals $128,000 in damage to Big Isle home • County to pay $400,000 to settle suit over dismissal

Dentist linked to death, coma gives up his license

Local News - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 04:54
A Hawaii island oral and cosmetic surgeon with 27 formal complaints — including a man's death and a woman in a coma — is no longer allowed to practice in the state.

Honouliuli Internment Camp sought for national park

Local News - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 04:54
At the start of World War II, about 2,000 Hawaii people of Japanese ancestry were incarcerated, with Honouliuli Gulch becoming the largest and longest-used confinement site in the territory.

Keep bear act out of state fair, group says

Local News - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 04:54
An animal rights group is raising objections to a performing bear show scheduled to run for three weeks at the upcoming 50th State Fair.

Man held in torching has violence in past

Local News - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 04:54
The 44-year-old Kaneohe man who allegedly set his gasoline-soaked drinking buddy on fire Wednesday has a history of anger management problems and violence, according to court records.

Lawmakers launch push to raise awareness of rights of deaf patients

Local News - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 04:54
A group of concerned state lawmakers has called together advocates for people with disabilities to increase public awareness of the services health care providers are obligated to provide patients who are deaf, hard of hearing, or deaf and blind.

Kunia Loa buildings attract citations from city

Local News - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 04:54
The city is cracking down on what it says are illegal houselike buildings in a remote agricultural subdivision in the foothills of Kunia where residences are prohibited.

Short Japanese men live longer, study finds

Local News - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 04:54
You're a Japanese male and you have some crazy notion about wanting to be taller. Better think again. A Honolulu-based research study published this week found a connection between short height and longer life in men of Japanese ancestry.

Man faces 20-year prison term for Molokai investment fraud

Local News - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 04:54
A Molokai man convicted of $2.5 million in investment fraud in Washington state in 2005 pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court to defrauding a woman of $45,000 that was used for personal expenses, an Internet girlfriend and an online strategy game.

セイクレッド・フォールズの不法侵入者が増加

ローカルニュース - Mon, 05/12/2014 - 08:47
 ハワイ州当局は、一般の立ち入りが禁止されているオアフ島のセイクレッド・フォールズ州立公園への不法侵入者が増加しているとして、市民に同公園へ立ち入らないよう注意を呼びかけている。 セイクレッド・フォールズのハイキングコースは、大規模な地滑りによって8名が死亡する事故発生した1990年より、一般のハイカーの立ち入りが禁止されており、立ち入り禁止を示す掲示板も設置されているものの、当局関係者は、3月から4月だけで約30名が公園内へ立ち入り、違反チケットを受け取っているとしている。なお、公園への不法侵入者に対しては、$100の罰金が科せられている。
参考:ハワイ・ニュース・ナウ

ジャック・ジョンソンが追加公演を決定

ローカルニュース - Mon, 05/12/2014 - 08:22
 オアフ島ノースショア出身のミュージシャンとして知られるジャック・ジョンソンが、8月2日(土)にハワイでの追加公演を行うと発表した。 ジャック・ジョンソンのハワイ公演は当初、8月1日(金)のみの開催で、5月10日(土)にチケット販売が行われたものの、販売開始から1時間以内にチケットが完売となったため、急遽、追加公演が行われることが決定した。 なお、8月2日(土)に開催されるコンサートのチケットは、5月17日(土)10:00より、ハワイ在住者向けの先行販売が行われ、翌18日(日)10:00より、一般向けのチケットが発売される。
参考:KHON2

Maui axis deer numbers cut by 2,500, group says

Local News - Mon, 05/12/2014 - 04:55
At least 2,500 axis deer were killed on Maui last year. The Maui Axis Deer Working Group estimates it killed 1,700 while an additional 875 were killed by the Maui Axis Deer Harvesting Cooperative.