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数十人の市民が亡きトラを追悼

ローカルニュース - Mon, 02/03/2014 - 08:26
 ハワイ島のパナエワ熱帯動物園で1日(土)、先月16日に15歳で永眠したホワイトタイガーのナマステの追悼式が開催され、30名以上の市民が参加した。 追悼式に参加した市民らは、ナマステに関する話題を共有し、園内にあるトラの像の周りにレイを置くなどしてナマステの死を悼んだ。 ラスベガスの手品師より1999年に譲渡されたナマステの亡骸は園内に埋葬されており、同園ではナマステ埋葬場所に記念碑を設置するとしている。
参考:ハワイ・ニュース・ナウ

ノードストロームが移転を発表

ローカルニュース - Mon, 02/03/2014 - 08:13
 オアフ島のアラモアナセンターで営業している米大型百貨店チェーンのノードストロームが、アラモアナセンター内の別の場所に移転する予定であると発表した。ノードストロームは2008年3月にアラモアナセンターに店舗をオープンし、現在は211,000平方フィートを有する店舗をセンター山側で営業している。 ノードストロームは今回、アラモアナセンターで現在再開発が進められている旧シアーズ側の地区に現在より狭い186,000平方フィートほどのスペースを有する新店舗をオープンするとしており、旧シアーズ側には、ノードストロームのほか、 同じく米大型百貨店チェーンのブルーミングデールズが入店することとなる。
参考:パシフィック・ビジネス・ニュース

Obituaries

Local News - Mon, 02/03/2014 - 05:53
Basil Apiki Jr. • Leonard Banasihan • Winifred Hauoli Batalona • Alan Kainoa Cansibog • Samson Agas Fabrao • Leonard Paris Fernandez • Reginald Fook Heen Ho • Roberta Elizabeth Holi • Boyd Alan Kauhane Kahue • Chiyo Kikuta Kidani • and more

New York Times: For a salt supplier on Staten Island, bad weather is good for business

Local News - Mon, 02/03/2014 - 05:53
Salt is passed from mammoth cargo ships that pull up at the terminal on the Kill Van Kull, just off New York Harbor, to a huge mound in Atlantic's yard, from which front-loading trucks pass it on to tractor-trailers, ready to move it further along to local municipalities, where it is spread on icy and snowy roadways.

New York Times: The middle class is eroding - just ask the business world

Local News - Mon, 02/03/2014 - 05:53
New York » In Manhattan, upscale clothing retailer Barneys will replace bankrupt discounter Loehmann's, whose store closes in a few weeks.

New York Times: A mayor most everybody looks up to, even when he slouches

Local News - Mon, 02/03/2014 - 05:53
NEW YORK » Mayor Bill de Blasio is so tall that city workers had to build an oversize podium for him, installing a custom sliding step that can be pulled out for shorter speakers.

Raiding Japan on Fumes in 1942, and Surviving to Tell How Fliers Did It

Local News - Mon, 02/03/2014 - 05:53
ENUMCLAW, Wash. » At age 93, Edward J. Saylor still works in his shop behind the house, making stained-glass art and retreating to a cozy armchair for some afternoon TV when the weather turns cold.

Island Images

Local News - Mon, 02/03/2014 - 05:53

Republican lawmakers lay out legislative agenda

Local News - Mon, 02/03/2014 - 05:53
House and Senate Republicans announced Tuesday they have come together for the first time in several years to pursue a package of measures including — at the top of the agenda — a proposal to establish direct democracy.

UH presidential search will go national

Local News - Mon, 02/03/2014 - 05:53
The University of Hawaii's presidential selection committee will forgo hiring an outside search firm but will move ahead with its own national search — a process that committee members say they want to complete within a year.

Hiker trapped by snowstorm spends 4 nights on Mauna Loa

Local News - Mon, 02/03/2014 - 05:53
A hiker stranded on Mauna Loa after a snowstorm was rescued by park rangers Thursday. Rangers conducting a helicopter search found Alex Sverd­lov, 36, sunburned and wind-whipped at 9 a.m., according to a news release from Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

Space dust can carry water to planets, isle scientist says

Local News - Mon, 02/03/2014 - 05:53
Researchers in Hawaii and Cali­for­nia have found that interplanetary dust particles can act as seeds of life, delivering both water and organic materials to terrestrial planets like Earth.

Kokua Line: Closing offramps for Pro Bowl done only 'when necessary'

Local News - Mon, 02/03/2014 - 05:53
Question: Why was the Aiea off­ramp, town-bound, coned off on Pro Bowl Sunday? I wanted to take the off­ramp at about 12:30 p.m. but was forced to continue on the freeway.

911 Report

Local News - Mon, 02/03/2014 - 05:53
Motorist critically injured in 2-car collision • Waipahu man charged in 3 bank robberies

Newswatch

Local News - Mon, 02/03/2014 - 05:53
Tripler, boy's parents settle suit • Fishpond restoration on agenda • Hilo rainfall, temperature set records • Suspect held in robbery of Kauai bank

OHA seeks approval to turn Kakaako land into residential area

Local News - Mon, 02/03/2014 - 05:53
Condominium towers could sprout in Kakaako just makai of Ala Moana Boulevard if a bill sought by the state Office of Hawaiian Affairs is approved by the Legislature.

Challenge to marriage equality law rejected

Local News - Mon, 02/03/2014 - 05:53
A state Circuit Court judge on Wednesday sided with the state and threw out a House lawmaker's legal challenge to gay marriage.

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.