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911 Report

Local News - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 04:57
Waimanalo crash hospitalizes driver • Teen girl held in robbery of man on beach

Newswatch

Local News - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 04:57
High wind forecast to last through evening • Fire destroys Keaau home • Red pickup eyed in thefts

Obituaries

Local News - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 04:57
Marciel Torres Celebrado • Beverly Ann Kamomiala Chu • Carmelita Milleza Depaynos • Araceli Escanilla Gamil • Sonny Gonzaga Sr. • Robert Alan Green • Karl B. Hagen • and more

Legislators hold hope for hemp bill

Local News - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 04:57
Imagine a crop that can be used to purify soil and make food, clothing, rope, paper, plastic, pest-resistant building material, oil, fuel, animal bedding and tens of thousands of other products.

Invaluable devotion to Hawaii's families spanned decades

Local News - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 04:57
Shimeji Ryusaki Kana­zawa, lauded for her 60-plus years of work for the elderly and youth, also is arguably Hawaii's most unsung World War II hero.

Navy: SEAL died in dive full of safety lapses

Local News - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 04:57
The disappearance last year of a Pearl Harbor Navy SEAL who was spearfishing with other unit members on a training free dive off Kaena Point was accompanied by sweeping procedural and safety violations, according to the Navy's investigative report.

小千谷レストランが27日で閉店

ローカルニュース - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 08:52
 オアフ島アラモアナ地区、ハワイコンベンションセンター近くで約6年間にわたって営業を続けていた日本食レストランの「小千谷レストラン」が、27日(日)で閉店すると発表した。 小千谷レストランは、ハワイのほか、カリフォルニア州に3店舗、日本にも店舗を展開しており、関係者は今回の閉店について「カリフォルニア州での店舗展開に集中したいため」としている。
参考:パシフィック・ビジネス・ニュース

州の公式楽器の決定が難航

ローカルニュース - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 08:39
 ハワイ州議会では現在、州の公式楽器を決定するための話し合いが続けられているものの、ウクレレ以外の楽器も候補にあがっており、話し合いが難航していることが明らかになった。 議会関係者は、州の公式楽器をウクレレにするという案が浮上した当初は、誰もが簡単に決定するだろうと考えていたものの、スチールギターやフラなどで使用されるイプを候補に挙げる音楽ファンもおり、当初の予想より公式楽器の選定が難しくなっているとしている。 州議会では現在、ハワイ州の公式楽器として「古代の楽器」と「近代の楽器」という2つのカテゴリーを設けて選出することや、最終的に州内の子どもたちに州の公式楽器を決定してもらう案などを検討している。ハワイ州では以前、州の公式の魚を決定する際、子どもたちが決定した経緯がある。
参考:ハワイ・ニュース・ナウ

Peter's Prom promotes acceptance for students with disabilities

Local News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 04:54
Most high school girls prepare for the prom months in advance — picking out the perfect dress and shoes, deciding on a special hairstyle, and anticipating all the details to help make the evening magical.

Visitor complaints about the homeless rise

Local News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 04:54
Laurel Mackie has come to Waikiki for the past 28 years, but the Canadian visitor said she's exploring other options because the destination's growing homeless population has ruined the tourist experience.

Volcanic Ash: Obamacare fiasco bursting with officials' incompetence

Local News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 04:54
The bungled rollout of Obamacare is a lesson on why so many people are leery of expanding government: It does big projects poorly and then runs from accountability.

Review: Mars gives his all as he rewards hometown fans

Local News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 04:54
Long weeks of anticipation are ending for Bruno Mars fans this weekend as the two-time Grammy-winner and his "hooligans" play three shows in Blaisdell Arena. Mars opened the three-nighter on Friday and his fans got everything they'd been waiting for.

Vital Statistics

Local News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 04:54
Each Sunday, the Star-Advertiser publishes Oahu vital statistics for marriage licenses, civil unions and birth certificates filed with the state Department of Health's Vital Statistics System.

911 Report

Local News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 04:54
Police on hunt for escaped inmate • Crash on H-1 injures motorcyclist

Newswatch

Local News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 04:54
Expect strong winds, rough waters on Sunday and Monday • Visitation at prisons on Oahu and Big Island canceled again • Man's body found in valley after hiker reported missing • Kilauea Volcano's current flow show is viewable from above

Hundreds paddle out to honor surfing icon

Local News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 04:54
Hundreds of surfers and rowers honored Hobie Alter's request Friday by paddling out in the Pacific in his memory.

Ex-Hilo woman gets life sentence for killing son

Local News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 04:54
Jessica Analani Dutro, 25, was sentenced Friday by Washington County Circuit Judge Don Letour­neau. She was found guilty earlier this month in Washington County Circuit Court.

Fired pilot pleads not guilty to dodging screening

Local News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 04:54
An airline pilot who had been fired from his job with Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific Airways pleaded not guilty in federal court Friday to bypassing passenger screening requirements at Hono­­lulu Airport by wearing his uniform and identification from his former employer.

Bail denied for man accused of producing child pornography

Local News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 04:54
A federal grand jury returned an indictment April 10 charging Feli­ci­ano Lou Qui­mo­yog with three counts of producing child pornography between 1995 and 2000. Each charge carries a minimum penalty of 15 years in prison and a maximum of 30 years.