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Dentist sued by family of comatose patient

Local News - Sun, 05/04/2014 - 04:58
The family of a mother who fell into a coma after a Hilo dental office visit in March is suing the dentist for negligence and lack of training.

Woman and son disappear after party

Local News - Sun, 05/04/2014 - 04:58
A Lanikai son and husband of Pavla Stuchlichova are baffled by her disappearance Tuesday, along with her 3-year-old son, Benjamin Stuchlik.

911 Report

Local News - Sun, 05/04/2014 - 04:58
Man indicted in botched robbery of arcade • Suspect released in Kapolei shooting

Newswatch

Local News - Sun, 05/04/2014 - 04:58
Meth trafficker gets 15 years • Dead woman's car is found • Justices hear records lawsuit; and more

ハナ・ハイウェイで大規模な地滑りが発生

ローカルニュース - Sat, 05/03/2014 - 09:50
 マウイ島のハナ・ハイウェイのホヌマヌ橋付近でで昨日午後6時過ぎ、大規模な地滑りが発生し、当局がハナ・ハイウェイの一部を閉鎖している。 当局関係者によると、地滑りの規模は高さ約20フィート、幅約100フィートで、夜明けと共に地滑り現場の検証と土砂の撤去作業を実施するものの、現場周辺の地盤が安定していないため、ハイウェイの閉鎖がいつまで続くかは不明であるとしている。
参考:ハワイ・ニュース・ナウ

チノ・モンテロが急逝

ローカルニュース - Sat, 05/03/2014 - 09:40
 ハワイで最も才能のあるギタリストのひとりであり、素晴らしいファルセットボイスの持ち主として知られるエンタテイナーのチノ・モンテロが昨日、肺塞栓症のために急逝した。52歳だった。 チノは、ハワイアングループのパロロのメンバーとして活躍した経歴を持つほか、ハワイの歌姫として知られるエイミー・ハナイアリイのサポートメンバーとして活躍し、昨年、初のソロアルバム「メイド・イン・ハワイ」をリリース。今月開催されるナ・ホク・ハノハノ・アワードでは、お気に入りのエンターテイナー賞と、ソロアルバムに収録されている「Kawena」が最優秀楽曲賞にノミネートされている。 ハワイの音楽界では、昨日急逝したチノのほか、28日(月)には、ハワイ生まれのスラック・キー・ ギターの名手として知られ、数多くの賞の受賞経験を持つデニス・カマカヒが肺癌のために死去しており、偉大な音楽家2名が相次いで他界したことで、多くの関係者が悲しみに沈んでいる。
参考:ハワイ・ニュース・ナウ

Obituaries

Local News - Sat, 05/03/2014 - 04:57
Hilda Aluma Aagenes • Lorenzo Enanoria Arancon • Louise Luika Borsella • Vernon Koon Mung Ching • Victor Sacro Delos Santos • Matsuko Fukushima • Robert Galveso • Florence Miyoko Harada • and more

Voyagers show off Hokule‘a, Hikianalia before departure

Local News - Sat, 05/03/2014 - 04:57
With just weeks left before venturing into the open ocean, voyaging canoes Hoku­le‘a and Hiki­ana­lia are making their trip's final preparations — and flexing their sails for the local public.

Sex ban for police receives approval

Local News - Sat, 05/03/2014 - 04:57
Hawaii lawmakers have passed a bill that will end an unusual exemption in state law that allowed police to have sex with prostitutes.

Convicted child killer mentally impaired, psychiatrist testifies

Local News - Sat, 05/03/2014 - 04:57
A defense mental health expert told the federal jury that found Naeem Williams guilty of capital murder that the former Schofield Barracks soldier suffers from a low IQ and impairment to the area of his brain that controls reasoning, planning and problem-solving.

Johnson sets aside Aug. 1 for return to Waikiki Shell

Local News - Sat, 05/03/2014 - 04:57
Popular folk-pop musician Jack Johnson will perform Aug. 1 at the Waikiki Shell, his first hometown performance in two years.

State is sued over monitoring of Army at Pohakuloa

Local News - Sat, 05/03/2014 - 04:57
Two Native Hawaiians are suing the state in an effort to ensure that the military is complying with the terms of its lease of ceded lands at Poha­ku­loa Training Area on Hawaii island.

Kamakahi earned musical accolades, admiration of many

Local News - Sat, 05/03/2014 - 04:57
Recording artist Dennis Kama­kahi's hefty contributions to Hawaiian music range from work as a distinctive vocalist, slack-key guitarist, composer and rec­ord producer to efforts as teacher and mentor to younger artists.

Pay raises for top city officials OK'd

Local News - Sat, 05/03/2014 - 04:57
The Honolulu Salary Commission voted 5-1 Tuesday to give the mayor, City Council members and most city department heads raises of 8 percent next year.

Funding held up on Turtle Bay preservation deal

Local News - Sat, 05/03/2014 - 04:57
Uncertain about whether they have the votes, state House leaders have put off a decision on whether to finance $40 million in bond money for a conservation easement at Turtle Bay Resort until Thursday, the last day of session.

Wooley OK'd as environmental chief

Local News - Sat, 05/03/2014 - 04:57
The state Senate voted Tuesday to confirm state Rep. Jessica Wooley as director of the state Office of Environmental Quality Control, finding the attorney and environmental advocate qualified and capable for the post.

Fifth Waikiki tower planned

Local News - Sat, 05/03/2014 - 04:57
Outrigger Enterprises Group plans to cap off its Wai­kiki Beach Proj­ect with another $100 million investment, which would add meeting space and a 350-foot hotel tower to the Outrigger Reef on the Beach.

Autism advocate inspired with vision, leadership

Local News - Sat, 05/03/2014 - 04:57
Dr. William "Bill" M. Bolman, a well-respected expert on autism, pushed to raise awareness of the disorder and of the need for more treatment and insurance coverage for patients.

Kokua Line: Energy reports evaluate households’ usage, savings

Local News - Sat, 05/03/2014 - 04:57
Question: I receive mail every month from Hawaii Energy telling me how much electricity I use compared with my neighbors.