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カカアコに再開発情報センターがオープン

ローカルニュース - Sat, 01/25/2014 - 09:50
 オアフ島ワード地区の再開発計画を進めているハワードヒューズ社は昨日、ワード地区にあるIBMビル内に、同地区の再開発計画の全貌がチェックできる情報センターをオープンした。 同社では、約60エーカーのカカアコ地区に22のコンドミニアムの建設などを予定しており、情報センターには、再開発計画完了時のカカアコ地区を中心に、ダイヤモンドヘッドからサンドアイランド間の様子がジオラマで展示されている。このほかIBMビルの6階には、先月より販売が行われている同地区に建設予定の2棟のコンドミニアムのモデルルームもおかれている。
参考:ホノルル・スター・アドバタイザー

ラ・メールなどが5スターを獲得

ローカルニュース - Sat, 01/25/2014 - 09:40
 米フォーブス誌が発表したトラベルガイド2014で、オアフ島ハレクラニにあるラ・メールなどが5スターを獲得した。 今回5スターを獲得したのは、ラ・メールのほか、ハワイ島にあるフォーシーズンズ・リゾート・フアラライ、マウイ島ワイレアのフォーシーズンズ・リゾート・ マウイで、スパの3施設のみとなっている。 なお、ラナイ島のフォーシーズンズ・リゾートやザ・カハラ・ホテル、ハレクラニなど、十数件のリゾートやレストラン、スパなどが4スターを獲得している。
参考:パシフィック・ビジネス・ニュース

New York Times: A star envoy's frankness puts Kennedy mystique to test in Japan

Local News - Sat, 01/25/2014 - 05:56
TOKYO » Japan went into a collective swoon two months ago when Caroline Kennedy arrived as the United States' ambassador.

New York Times: Keystone XL pipeline fight lifts environmental movement

Local News - Sat, 01/25/2014 - 05:56
WASHINGTON » Environmentalists have spent the past two years fighting the Keystone XL pipeline: They have built a human chain around the White House, clogged the State Department's public comment system with more than a million emails and letters, and gotten themselves arrested at protests across the country.

911 Report

Local News - Sat, 01/25/2014 - 05:56
Tot killed by father's car ID'd • Man allegedly stole aid checks

Parents find closure as light is shed on death of daughter, 25

Local News - Sat, 01/25/2014 - 05:56
Julie Royal finally got the answers she needed Tuesday after she learned that the person who killed her pregnant daughter Brittany Jane Royal nearly eight months ago was her daughter's boyfriend, Boaz Johnson.

Linking isles' energy grids will save money, state says

Local News - Sat, 01/25/2014 - 05:56
A proposal to connect the electrical grids of Maui and Oahu with an undersea cable would save utility ratepayers on both islands an average of 0.6 cents a kilowatt-hour over the life of the project by increasing the amount of renewable energy that could be tapped and allowing the two grids to operate more efficiently, a state official said Tuesday night at a state Public Utilities Commission meeting.

Voter district boundaries remain in place after ruling

Local News - Sat, 01/25/2014 - 05:56
Hawaii's 2012 reapportionment plan survived its final constitutional challenge Tuesday when the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed a three-judge panel's decision upholding the plan.

Military mover fraudulently overcharged, lawsuit says

Local News - Sat, 01/25/2014 - 05:56
Since 2007 a major moving company and an affiliate bilked the U.S. government out of millions by making false claims about the weight of belongings of military personnel shipped to and from Hawaii and other locations worldwide, according to a lawsuit filed by the U.S. attorney's office in Columbia, S.C.

State of the State: Governor cites an $844M surplus in boosts

Local News - Sat, 01/25/2014 - 05:56
Gov. Neil Abercrombie declared Tuesday that the state now stands on solid financial ground and is entering a new phase in which investments in early childhood education, a minimum wage increase, land conservation and tax relief for seniors are possible.

City Council bill would bring back sparklers

Local News - Sat, 01/25/2014 - 05:56
Oahu revelers may be able to light sparklers and fountains on New Year's Eve and Independence Day under a new proposal expected to be unveiled by two Hono­lulu City Council members today.

Penthouse planned for Kakaako condo promises to be large, luxurious, pricey

Local News - Sat, 01/25/2014 - 05:56
The owner of Ward Centers is preparing to open a public sales gallery soon for the first two of 22 planned condominium towers envisioned to transform 60 acres of Kaka­ako into a largely residential community called Ward Village. But one big, eye-popping detail will be missing among all the marketing materials.

Waimea Bay closed for big surf

Local News - Sat, 01/25/2014 - 05:56
In anticipation of enormous waves reaching heights of up to 50 feet, state and county officials Tuesday shut down beaches on Oahu's North Shore and the Wai­anae Coast through 6 a.m. Friday. Authorities shut down the Keawa­ula Beach section of Kaena Point State Park and Wai­mea Bay at 5:30 p.m.

Kokua Line: Property owners do not have to clean up graffiti

Local News - Sat, 01/25/2014 - 05:56
Question: Mahalo to the owner of the building at Wai­alae and Koko Head avenues for promptly painting over graffiti that’s marred the top of the building many times over the years.

Newswatch

Local News - Sat, 01/25/2014 - 05:56
Shark guru to plead guilty over child porn • Water is safe, tests continue to show • Bicyclist killed in road accident ID'd as Hilo man • Help sought in locating father, baby

911 Report

Local News - Sat, 01/25/2014 - 05:56
Dad driving truck fatally hits daughter, 2 • Victim in hospital as man held in stabbing

Shipyard worker denounces anonymous claim of spying

Local News - Sat, 01/25/2014 - 05:56
A senior Pearl Harbor shipyard manager says he was falsely accused of espionage, taken off the job in March and has not been paid since July — even though an investigation cleared him of the "foreign influence" allegations.

Telescopes in space and in isles help catalog Earth-size planets

Local News - Sat, 01/25/2014 - 05:56
As astronomers scan the skies for Earth's twin, they are assembling a collection of wild worlds large and small. Most are too hot, cold or massive to support life as we know it. Some might harbor some of the more exotic life forms found on this planet, such as the crabs and tube worms that congregate at volcanic vents on the seafloor.

Surf forecast prompts anti-erosion measures

Local News - Sat, 01/25/2014 - 05:56
North Shore residents affected by coastal erosion braced themselves Monday for what could be the largest ocean swell in a decade.