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4 more sue maker of OxyELITE, retail store

Local News - Thu, 01/30/2014 - 05:54
Four more people who say they suffered liver failure, hepatitis and related injuries after taking the dietary supplement OxyELITE Pro are suing the manufacturer and the retailer that sold the product to them.

ラナイのリゾートが全米トップ5入り

ローカルニュース - Wed, 01/29/2014 - 08:47
 ラナイ島にある高級リゾート、フォーシーズンズ・リゾート・ラナイ・ザ・ロッジ・アット・コエレが、USニュース&ワールド・レポートが発表した全米トップホテル5のひとつに選出された。 今回のランキングは、旅行専門家や消費者からの意見をもとに選出されており、全米ナンバー1ホテルには、ジョージア州のザ・ロッジ・アット・シーアイランドが選出されている。 また、ハワイ島のフォーシーズンズ・リゾート・フアラライが全米第8位、フォーシーズンズ・リゾート・マウイ・アット・ワイレアが全米11位、カウアイ島のコア・ケア・ホテル&リゾートが全米60位などにランクインしている。
参考:ホノルル・スター・アドバタイザー

Buffalo Wild Wingsが州内3店舗目を検討

ローカルニュース - Wed, 01/29/2014 - 08:38
 ミネアポリスに拠点をおき、全米とカナダで1,000店舗以上を展開しているレストランチェーンのバッファロー・ワイルド・ウイングスが、ハワイ州内3店舗目となる新店舗を、オアフ島エヴァ・ビーチ地区にオープン予定であることが明らかになった。 今回、バッファロー・ワイルド・ウイングスの新店舗の開業が検討されているのは、エヴァ・ビーチ地区にあるラウラニ・ビレッジ・ショッピング・センター内で、同センターの運営を行っているテラマー・リテイル・センター社の関係者は「リース契約の締結はまだ行われていないものの、契約に関しての話し合いは終盤に差し掛かっています」と話している。
参考:パシフィック・ビジネス・ニュース

New York Times: Rebels in Syria claim control of resources

Local News - Wed, 01/29/2014 - 05:50
BEIRUT » Islamist rebels and extremist groups have seized control of most of Syria's oil and gas resources, a rare generator of cash in the country's war-battered economy, and are now using the proceeds to underwrite their fights against one another as well as President Bashar Assad, U.S. officials say.

Corrections and Clarifications

Local News - Wed, 01/29/2014 - 05:50
The Honolulu Star-Advertiser strives to make its news report fair and accurate. If you have a question or comment about news coverage, call Ed Lynch, managing editor/news, at 529-4758.

8 from Oregon indicted in case of prostitution tied to isle death

Local News - Wed, 01/29/2014 - 05:50
PORTLAND, Ore. » A federal grand jury has indicted eight Portland men accused of transporting women across state lines to engage in prostitution.

Deeper divide shown as Schatz, Hanabusa split on budget deal

Local News - Wed, 01/29/2014 - 05:50
President Barack Obama described the bipartisan budget deal that Congress reached in December as a compromise, "a good sign that Democrats and Republicans in Congress were able to come together and break the cycle of short-sighted, crisis-driven decision-making to get this done."

Dismissal of 750 cases likely

Local News - Wed, 01/29/2014 - 05:50
For more than a decade at least, Oahu's Family Court judges ignored court rules in handling thousands of misdemeanor domestic abuse cases without holding a second arraignment for defendants when required.

Isles in top 10 for U.S. traffic safety

Local News - Wed, 01/29/2014 - 05:50
Hawaii ranks among the 10 best states for its traffic safety laws, according to a new study out last week by a Washington, D.C.-based consumer advocacy group.

U.S. lacks data on deaths due to dental sedatives

Local News - Wed, 01/29/2014 - 05:50
The tales are heart-rending, with photos of vibrant, smiling children whose lives were cut short after their parents tried to take care of them by visiting a dentist.

Man faces no charges for alleged gunshot

Local News - Wed, 01/29/2014 - 05:50
The 32-year-old man arrested for allegedly firing a gun at police Thursday was not charged with any crimes he reportedly committed that night. Police arrested him Thursday on suspicion of three counts of first-degree attempted murder, six firearms violations, resisting arrest and failure to render aid.

Isle historian passionate about beliefs

Local News - Wed, 01/29/2014 - 05:50
When President Barack Obama was attacked by those who questioned his Hawaii birth, Eleanor C. Nordyke proudly came forward with the birth certificates of her own twin daughters, born at the same hospital on the day after the president.

Services set for longtime Miss Hawaii executive

Local News - Wed, 01/29/2014 - 05:50
A memorial service for Thomas "Thom" J. McGarvey Jr. will be held Feb. 3 at the Saint Louis School/ Chaminade University Mystical Rose Oratory.

Skywatch: This year isles will see 2 total lunar eclipses

Local News - Wed, 01/29/2014 - 05:50
Every year Bishop Museum's J. Watumull Planetarium provides a calendar of astronomical events specifically for Hawaii's location and time zone.

flASHback: There's so much folly to find just a month into new year

Local News - Wed, 01/29/2014 - 05:50
It's the last Sunday in January and time to "flASHback" on the month's news that amused and confused:

Newswatch

Local News - Wed, 01/29/2014 - 05:50
Box jellyfish arrival closes Hanauma Bay • New cold front heralds more showers • Noise to pick up for war games • Tenting to close library on Kauai

911 Report

Local News - Wed, 01/29/2014 - 05:50
The city Medical Examiner's Office has identified the 36-year-old man who drowned while free diving Friday as Michael Assily of Aiea. Emergency Medical Services said Assily was diving with a friend at 5 a.m. near Kaimana Beach in Waikiki.

Island Images

Local News - Wed, 01/29/2014 - 05:50

Vital Statistics

Local News - Wed, 01/29/2014 - 05:50
Each Sunday, the Star-Advertiser publishes Oahu vital statistics for marriage licenses and birth certificates filed with the state Department of Health's Vital Statistics System. The statistics cover the five-business-day period ending the Thursday of the previous week.