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Local News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 04:45
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Kim is top moneymaker in U.S. House race

Local News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 04:45
Already leading in the polls, state Senate President Donna Mercado Kim is outpacing her opponents in Hawaii's 1st Congressional District House race in fundraising as well.

House OKs new restrictions on HCDA and Kakaako projects

Local News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 04:45
The state House on Monday approved a bill that would place new restrictions on the Hawaii Community Development Authority and increase public notice requirements for development projects in burgeoning Kakaako.

China to debut at RIMPAC while Russia bows out

Local News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 04:45
Russia's out and China is in. Two years ago it was the other way around. This year's Rim of the Pacific war games in and around Hawaii, from late June to early August, are expected to be among the biggest ever, with 23 nations and 25,000 people, officials said.

Mistakenly open valve caused sewage spill, Coast Guard says

Local News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 04:45
The Coast Guard cutter Morgenthau, berthed at Coast Guard Base Sand Island, improperly discharged about 4,600 gallons of wastewater and sewage into Honolulu Harbor, the Coast Guard confirmed Tuesday.

UH sports seeks OK to operate retail sites

Local News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 04:45
The University of Hawaii athletic department is asking the Board of Regents to allow it to lease and directly run an expanded logo wear operation at Ward Centre and on campus.

Woman pleads not guilty to arson and harassment charges

Local News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 04:45
A 46-year-old woman will be tried in June on charges connected with a fire that got out of control and destroyed a Halawa Heights apartment.

Gore praises Hawaii's environmental efforts

Local News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 04:45
Al Gore brought his inconvenient truth to Hawaii on Tuesday night, praising local officials for making progress on global warming issues but saying there's more work ahead.

Climate change will worsen with denial, senator warns

Local News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 04:45
The message Tuesday morning to attendees of a Hawaii sustainability conference was powerful and straightforward: Climate change is real.

Shining Stars: Conservation efforts garner praise

Local News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 04:45
Jon Brito of Kualapuu, Molokai, was selected as one of the White House's Championsof Change. Brito was one of two youth leaders recognized March 18 in an awards ceremony at the White House.

Kokua Line: Family's 30 roosters likely violate Land Use Ordinance

Local News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 04:45
Question: What is the law regarding the caging and keeping of roosters in a residential neighborhood?

州がタートルベイの土地購入を発表

ローカルニュース - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 08:23
 ハワイ州のニール・アバクロンビー知事は昨日、ハワイ州とオアフ島のタートルベイリゾート間で土地の売買交渉が成立し、タートルベイの665.8エーカーの土地を州が保有することになったと発表した。 ハワイ州では今回、タートルベイの土地を4,850万ドルで購入。購入した土地は将来的な再開発などを認めない保護地区として当局によって管理されることとなる。 なおタートルベイリゾート側は、リゾート海側に広がる150エーカーの土地を活用し、今後、625の客室を有するホテル2棟と100件の住宅を建設するとしている。
参考:ホノルル・スター・アドバタイザー

パゴダホテルが50周年

ローカルニュース - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 08:05
 オアフ島アラモアナ地区にある老舗ホテルのパゴダホテルが創業50周年を迎え、様々なスペシャルを提供すると発表した。 パゴダホテルでは今回、5月2日(金)~5日(月)の6:30~13:00に、ホテル内にあるパゴダ・フローティング・レストランで50セントのパンケーキを提供するほか、5日(月)には、ブレッシングやバースデーケーキの提供などが行われる祝賀イベントを開催するとしている。 このほか同ホテルでは、6月30日(月)までのホテルの宿泊予約を行ったハワイ在住者に対し、1泊目の宿泊料金を$50オフとするスペシャルを実施しているほか、4月中に宿泊したゲストは、ラスベガス旅行が当たる抽選会に参加することができる。なお、ラスベガス旅行の当選者は、5日のイベントで発表される。
参考:KHON2

911 Report

Local News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:59
No attempted murder charge in stabbing • Copper cable stolen at Moanalua Gardens • Cause of Enchanted Lake fire unknown

Newswatch

Local News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:59
Fund aids victims of Lanai plane crash • Meth, struggle with police led to man's death • Some asked to save water in Hanapepe

Measure on insurance for infertility advances

Local News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:59
Hawaii lawmakers are weighing whether insurance companies should be required to cover more treatments for infertility and to update a law that some say discriminates against unmarried women.

Duo from Schofield Barracks wins Best Ranger competition

Local News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:59
Of 50 two-man teams entered in the Army's grueling annual Best Ranger competition at Fort Benning, Ga., only 26 made it into the third and final day of the event.

Suspect in Maui burglary is missing woman's ex-boyfriend

Local News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:59
The family of missing Maui woman Carly "Charli" Scott, who disappeared in February, is pleased with the arrest of her ex-boyfriend on a burglary charge.

Asbestos delays council chambers renovations

Local News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:59
The discovery of asbestos in the flooring of the City Council chambers at Honolulu Hale may have upped the price tag and stalled completion of the historic room's first major face-lift in roughly four decades, but work has begun anew.