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Panel defers bills to limit Niihau fishing

Local News - Mon, 02/03/2014 - 05:53
A state House committee deferred a series of bills backed by Niihau residents to sustain fishing and other marine life for future generations.

Kauai approves program to tackle 'cat problem'

Local News - Mon, 02/03/2014 - 05:53
Cat owners on Kauai would be required to get a license for their pet under a new program passed by the Kauai County Council.

Students make a quiet return

Local News - Mon, 02/03/2014 - 05:53
Roosevelt High School students returned to the Punchbowl campus Wednesday after the shooting of a 17-year-old by a police officer.

大統領図書館の建設計画が本格始動

ローカルニュース - Sun, 02/02/2014 - 09:50
 オバマ大統領が任期中に関与した公務に関する資料や書翰・写真などを保管し、かつ一般に公開することを目的とした大統領図書館の建設計画等を進める財団が設立され、本格的な図書館建設計画が進められることとなった。 オバマ大統領の長年の友人であるマーティ・ネズビット氏や元ホワイトハウスの官僚だったジュリアナ・スムート氏などが参加している財団では今後、シカゴまたはハワイでの大統領図書館建設計画について、様々な検討を重ねるとしている。 なお、最終的に大統領図書館の建設地が決定するのは、2015年前半になるとみられている。
参考:KITV4

州内初の獣医学テクノロジーセンターが完成

ローカルニュース - Sun, 02/02/2014 - 09:40
 オアフ島のウィンドワード・コミュニティカレッジ内に、州内初の獣医学テクノロジーセンターが完成した。 ウィンドワード・コミュニティカレッジの獣医テクノロジー科に在籍しているジョン・カヤ教授は「約2,000平方フィートの広さをほこるセンターには最新の獣医学テクノロジーが導入されており、最終的に210万ドルが投じられました」と語り、新獣医学テクノロジーセンターの完成により、州内で獣医アシスタントを目指す学生が、他州の専門学校や大学などに進学せず、州内でアシスタントの資格取得等ができるようになるとしている。 なお、同センターでは、犬や猫のレントゲン撮影や歯科治療などの技術を提供するものの、センターで治療等を受ける動物はシェルターなどで保護された動物のみとなっており、一般の動物の治療等は行われない。
参考:KHON2

Obituaries

Local News - Sun, 02/02/2014 - 05:43
Maria Salome Torres Aliangan • Agnes Marie Balthazar • Carmen S. Brewer • Crecella Pacleb Derige • Lynne Rimmler Dudoit • Laurie M.L. Go-Yamada • Ok Nye Han and more

Bill designates Kahoolawe as alternative place for iwi

Local News - Sun, 02/02/2014 - 05:43
The state Senate is considering a bill that would designate Kahoolawe as the resting place for unknown or "inadvertently discovered" Native Hawaiian bones when those remains can't be reburied nearby.

New York Times: Japan’s Public Broadcaster Faces Accusations of Shift to the Right

Local News - Sun, 02/02/2014 - 05:43
TOKYO >> First, there was the abrupt resignation of a president accused by governing party politicians of allowing an overly liberal tone to news coverage.

Admitted head bookie sentenced to probation

Local News - Sun, 02/02/2014 - 05:43
A federal judge ordered one of three men who admitted being the master agent or head bookie at different times during a Honolulu-based Internet gambling operation to spend 30 days in jail and perform 400 hours of community service for tax evasion and transmitting wagering information over the Internet.

Man faces attempted-murder charges for firing at officers

Local News - Sun, 02/02/2014 - 05:43
A convicted felon wanted for violating his parole is facing charges that he tried to kill three police officers who were attempting to arrest him Jan. 23 after he flipped his car over while trying to flee from them.

Study: Warmer ocean can carry Asia's pollution to isles, impacts U.S. ozone

Local News - Sun, 02/02/2014 - 05:43
In the latest study, the research team used chemistry-climate models and observations, including 40 years of continuous ozone measurements from atop Hawaii island's Mauna Loa.

What Ever Happened To: Lingle maintains low profile as teacher on public policy

Local News - Sun, 02/02/2014 - 05:43
Question: Whatever happened to former Hawaii Gov. Linda Lingle? Answer: The two-term Republican governor, who served from 2002 to 2010, is teaching a class on public policy at California State University, Northridge.

Kokua Line: ‘Finders keepers’ applies to unsolicited merchandise

Local News - Sun, 02/02/2014 - 05:43
Question: I received a mysterious package that says “Return service requested. Open immediately. Package one of one.” I don’t recall any outstanding order. I’m afraid to open it because there’s no return address and I might be responsible for any payment due. Can you give me some advice?

911 Report

Local News - Sun, 02/02/2014 - 05:43
Second goat theft reported in 4 months • Police seek help to find Kauai bank robber

Newswatch

Local News - Sun, 02/02/2014 - 05:43
Between 500 and 800 lanternfish and squid were found dead or dying Monday in the Nawiliwili Harbor area of Kauai, prompting an investigation by state and federal officials. Frazer McGilvray, administrator of the Division of Aquatic Resources, said investigators have yet to pinpoint a cause.

Obituaries

Local News - Sun, 02/02/2014 - 05:43
Adriana Abellada • James S. Araki • Apolinario M. Blanco Leonard Yet Num Chow • William De-Perez • Mabel Teixeira Gomes • Antonia Basug Gomez and more

Isle leaders launch campaign to boost college graduations

Local News - Sun, 02/02/2014 - 05:43
Gov. Neil Abercrombie and state education leaders pledged their commitment Tuesday to significantly boost the number of adults earning college degrees in the islands over the next decade. The move is seen as key to preparing the state's workforce for competitive jobs.

Legislator jousts with U.S. high court over political spending

Local News - Sun, 02/02/2014 - 05:43
Ben Franklin appeared Tuesday before the state House Judiciary Committee. Not the Founding Father himself, of course, but his likeness on a crisp $100 dollar bill that was placed on the hearing room table.