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Obituaries

Local News - Tue, 02/04/2014 - 05:46
Katherine Bacxa Agcaoili • Freeman Harris Allen Sr. • Vearle L. Allen • Lee Allan Allison • Dorothy Kauokawelo Alo • Ryan Yukio Aoki • Lupe Apodaca • Josefino Mediano Belocura and more

Corrections and Clarifications

Local News - Tue, 02/04/2014 - 05:46
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Pressure mounts on city's leasing program

Local News - Tue, 02/04/2014 - 05:46
A city leasing program is coming under fire — and some increased scrutiny — after a concessionaire with contracts at two major parks was recently arrested in an alleged real estate scheme.

Searches continue for missing Maui woman

Local News - Tue, 02/04/2014 - 05:46
Family and friends of Moreira "Mo" Monsalve are continuing daily searches on Maui for the mother who has been missing for nearly three weeks. "We're going to keep searching until we just can't search anymore," said friend Lisa Thompson, 47, who took two weeks off work to search for her friend. "I love Mo and that's really what it's about."

More homes get to soak up the sun

Local News - Tue, 02/04/2014 - 05:46
In a move designed to ease a growing backlog of residential solar photovoltaic system installations, Hawaiian Electric Co. is preparing to issue revised guidelines that will allow more PV systems to be installed in areas on Oahu already saturated with solar panels if the systems meet certain technical specifications.

Shipwrecks removed from refuges in restoration effort

Local News - Tue, 02/04/2014 - 05:46
In a move to protect some of the most pristine coral reefs in the world, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has removed three shipwrecks from Palmyra Atoll and Kingman Reef national wildlife refuges 1,000 miles south of Hono­lulu.

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.