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Woman who allegedly damaged palace door pleads not guilty

Local News - Sat, 04/26/2014 - 04:53
The 21-year-old woman accused of damaging a 130-year-old glass door at Iolani Palace two months ago entered a plea of not guilty Monday in Circuit Court to criminal property damage and burglary.

Mandatory kindergarten expedited

Local News - Sat, 04/26/2014 - 04:53
Lawmakers are fast-tracking legislation that would make kindergarten mandatory for 5-year-olds in hopes of giving the state time to run a public education campaign about the change before the school year ends next month.

Isle Dems yield to Ige's request for speaking time at convention

Local News - Sat, 04/26/2014 - 04:53
The Democratic Party of Hawaii on Tuesday evening reversed course and agreed to allow state Sen. David Ige, who is challenging Gov. Neil Abercrombie in the primary, to speak at the party's state convention in May.

Isle shows pau, Mars is off to Zippy's

Local News - Sat, 04/26/2014 - 04:53
The three sold-out shows at Blaisdell Arena are history. With latest leg of his 14-month Moonshine Jungle Tour completed and almost a month before he starts the next one, Bruno Mars has time to take a deep breath, enjoy Hawaii and talk to the Star-Advertiser.

Details of teen's life emerge as he awaits return

Local News - Sat, 04/26/2014 - 04:53
The 15-year-old Cali­for­nia boy who survived a harrowing San Jose-to-Maui flight in a jetliner's wheel well remains at a Hono­lulu children's hospital while child-welfare officials work on the details of getting him back to the San Francisco Bay Area.

Corrections and Clarifications

Local News - Sat, 04/26/2014 - 04:53
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.

Legislators urged to mandate autism coverage

Local News - Sat, 04/26/2014 - 04:53
For Gerilyn Pinnow, every dollar that goes to treat her son's autism is one less she's able to save for her daughter's college education.

元ホノルル市長が知事選に出馬

ローカルニュース - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 08:54
 ホノルル市長として活躍した経歴を持つムフィ・ハネマン氏が、無所属候補としてハワイ州知事選に出馬すると発表した。 1970年代から政界で活躍してきたハネマン氏は長年にわたって民主党に所属していたものの、今回、民主党の取り組みなどに疑問があるとして、無所属での出馬を決定したとしている。 ハワイ州知事選は、予備選挙が8月9日に行われ、その後行われる本選挙では、共和党候補のデューク・アイオナ氏、無所属のハネマン氏、そして民主党候補で現ハワイ州知事のニール・アバクロンビー氏またはデイビッド・イゲ氏の間で争われることになるとみられている。
参考:KITV4

本年度のミス・アロハフラが決定

ローカルニュース - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 08:11
 ハワイ島ヒロで開催されているフラの祭典、第51回メリー・モナーク・フェスティバルで昨日、ミス・アロハフラの選考が行われ、ケアロヒラニ・テラ・エリガ・セラオさんが本年度のミス・アロハフラの栄冠を獲得した。 オアフ島アイエア地区出身で23歳のセラオさんは、クムフラのトレーシー&ケアヴェ・トレスに師事。今大会ではハワイ言語賞も受賞している。 メリー・モナーク・フェスティバルは今夜、カヒコ(古代フラ)、そして土曜日にはアウアナ(現代フラ)の選考が行われる。
参考:ホノルル・スター・アドバタイザー

Dentist settles with state over complaints

Local News - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 04:51
State authorities have reached tentative settlements with Dr. John D. Stover to resolve 11 of the 12 complaints filed against him for his medical and dental work.

City Council panel approves ban on sweepstakes machines

Local News - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 04:51
The odds are looking good that sweepstakes gaming machines will be outlawed on Oahu after a Hono­lulu City Council committee Tuesday endorsed a proposed ordinance.

Military housing project complete

Local News - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 04:51
In the mid-1990s, military officials became concerned that inadequate and poor-quality housing was undermining the quality of life for service members.

Kokua Line: Use of Aikahi Playground for elementary school only

Local News - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 04:51
Question: There seems to be some confusion on the usage of Aikahi Playground, which is adjacent to Aikahi Elementary School.

Newswatch

Local News - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 04:51
Service will honor Holocaust victims • Fall killed hiker from Texas, autopsy finds • Washington woman ID'd as drowning victim

911 Report

Local News - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 04:51
Police name man who drowned at Kua Bay • Man's body retrieved from ocean • Hikers OK after night stuck in mountains

Probe into college's fees allegedly led to retaliation

Local News - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 04:51
Three former Hawaii Community College student government officers say they were voted off the Hilo school's student council after trying to account for an estimated $1.8 million in student fees that have been collected over the past five years.

850 isle educators to receive pay increases

Local News - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 04:51
An arbitration panel has awarded annual 4.5 percent pay raises to approximately 850 Department of Education principals, vice principals and other school and district-level educational officers, the Hawaii Government Employees Association announced Monday.

Campaign offers new method of sterilization for male dogs

Local News - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 04:51
A no-kill animal shelter in Kapo­lei is offering a limited number of low-cost sterilizations beginning Thursday to introduce a nonsurgical neutering method called "Zeutering" for male dogs.

Security reviewed after teen sneaks on plane

Local News - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 04:51
The 15-year-old boy was dazed and confused, walking aimlessly around the Kahu­lui Airport tarmac Sunday morning following a death-defying journey across the Pacific in the wheel well of a Hawaiian Airlines jet.