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Local News - Mon, 05/12/2014 - 04:55
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5 plead not guilty to gambling charges

Local News - Mon, 05/12/2014 - 04:55
Business owner Tracy Yoshimura is confident he will beat the hundreds of gambling charges against him in connection with Products Direct Sweepstakes gaming machines.

Prison housing module treated for bedbugs

Local News - Mon, 05/12/2014 - 04:55
An infestation of bedbugs has become so rampant at the Oahu Community Correctional Center that officials announced a plan Thursday to shut down a housing module for fumigation and temporarily relocate more than 100 inmates.

Island Images

Local News - Mon, 05/12/2014 - 04:55

Newswatch

Local News - Mon, 05/12/2014 - 04:55
The Honolulu-bound lanes of the H-3 freeway will be shut down Friday night through early Monday morning so crews can replace a key component that runs the length of that side of the roadway, transportation officials say.

911 Report

Local News - Mon, 05/12/2014 - 04:55
Kapolei man is charged in shooting • Police seek gunman in gas station robbery

Measure on bus ads faces delay

Local News - Mon, 05/12/2014 - 04:55
Honolulu City Council members will likely defer until next year a final decision on Mayor Kirk Caldwell's controversial plan to raise money for bus routes by selling advertising on the sides of city buses.

Assaggio owner given 6 months in prison for laundering $1.3M

Local News - Mon, 05/12/2014 - 04:55
Assaggio restaurants owner Thomas Ky told a federal judge Wednesday that his conviction for money laundering has taught him a hard and valuable lesson that will make him a better businessman.

Plans unveiled for future Daniel K. Inouye Center

Local News - Mon, 05/12/2014 - 04:55
The future Daniel K. Inouye Center for Democratic Leadership will be more than just a museum and a space to house the late senator's congressional papers, including those from the Watergate and Iran-Contra scandals.

Lassner: UH could lead nation in higher education

Local News - Mon, 05/12/2014 - 04:55
David Lassner says that while he's never aspired to be president of the University of Hawaii in his nearly 40-year career at the university, he thinks UH has the potential to be the leading public higher education system in the nation and welcomes the opportunity to try to make that happen.

College-going rate flat, but remedial figure brighter

Local News - Mon, 05/12/2014 - 04:55
Amid educational reforms to better prepare Hawaii public school students for college and careers, the number of college-going graduates last year remained flat, and nearly a third of those who enrolled at the University of Hawaii weren't equipped to take entry-level math and English courses, according to a new report.

Lawsuit settlements cost taxpayers $3.7M

Local News - Mon, 05/12/2014 - 04:55
The Honolulu City Council unanimously agreed to settle several lawsuits against the city at a cost of $3.67 million to taxpayers. The settlements included $1.4 million for the family of Aaron Torres, who was suffocated by three police officers during an arrest in 2012.

マトソン社が燃料サーチャージを値上げ

ローカルニュース - Sun, 05/11/2014 - 08:50
 ハワイ最大手の開運業社であるマトソン社は、6月8日より、燃料サーチャージの値上げを実施すると発表した。マトソン社は2月にも燃料サーチャージの値上げを行っており、今回の値上げは今年2度目となる。 今回マトソン社が実施する値上げによって、燃料サーチャージが現在の39.5%から3%増の42.5%となるほか、ハワイからグアム、北マリアナ諸島、ミクロネシア諸島への燃料サーチャージが、現在の41.5%から1.5%増の43%となる。
参考:パシフィック・ビジネス・ニュース

テディーズ・バーガーがフィリピンに出店

ローカルニュース - Sun, 05/11/2014 - 08:49
 ハワイに拠点をおくハンバーガーショップのテディーズ・ビガー・バーガーズが、フィリピン国内に新店舗のオープンを予定していることが明らかになった。 テディーズ・ビガー・バーガーでは、今後3年間でフィリピンのマニラ市内に9店舗をオープン予定で、フィリピン第1号店は7月中にもオープンする見込みとなっている。 テディーズ・ビガー・バーガーは現在、ハワイ州内に11店舗を経営しているほか、ワシントン州、アイオワ州でもフランチャイズ店を展開しているほか、今後、カリフォルニア州とテキサス州でもフランチャイズ店舗を拡大したいとしている。
参考:KHON2

Hokule'a crew prepares to leave on trek

Local News - Sun, 05/11/2014 - 04:46
Crew members are making final preparations — and locals are offering farewells and good wishes — as Hokule‘a readies to leave Oahu in less than a week for what aims to be its most ambitious voyage yet.

Obituaries

Local News - Sun, 05/11/2014 - 04:46
Jackie Doreen Aalona-Wong • Clara K. Gilman Choo Alameida • Procesa Agbulos Alcantara • Roger Delamen Ambago • Glenn V. Butler • Beverly Chung • Catalina Dayanan • and more

Measures spurred by molasses leak fail at Capitol

Local News - Sun, 05/11/2014 - 04:46
A massive molasses spill in Honolulu Harbor last fall led Hawaii lawmakers to introduce legislation designed to prevent a repeat disaster. But the proposals they crafted failed to survive the 2014 legislative session.

Group opens isle office to push GMO labeling

Local News - Sun, 05/11/2014 - 04:46
A national organization promoting the labeling of genetically modified food has opened an office in Honolulu. The Center for Food Safety has also established a local political action committee and will get involved in state elections this summer, Hawaii News Now reported.

Activist investigating misuse of land unclear on attackers

Local News - Sun, 05/11/2014 - 04:46
Honolulu police are investigating an assault on Oahu environmental activist Carroll Cox while he was looking into the alleged toxic dumping and misuse of land under the state Department of Hawaiian Home Lands.