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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.

Hiding spot freezing, lacks oxygen, expert says

Local News - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 04:51
The former lead mechanic for US Airways said the 15-year-old boy who stowed away in the wheel well of a Hawaiian Airlines flight Sunday had a tight fit in the belly of the Boeing 767 and should consider himself "very, very lucky" to be alive.

Settlement restores flow of Maui streams

Local News - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 04:51
The state Commission on Water Resource Management has approved a settlement to a decade-long legal dispute that is expected to assure continuous flow of streams in an area of the West Maui Mountains, particularly Iao Stream.

Trial's end approaches in death of ex-GI's tot

Local News - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 04:51
Jurors will hear closing arguments Tuesday morning in the first death penalty case to go to trial in Hawaii. There is no death penalty under state law.

Airline settles man's lawsuit over having to crawl to plane

Local News - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 04:51
A partially paralyzed Maui man who claimed airline workers forced him to crawl on and off flights in 2012 has settled his lawsuit against Delta Air Lines, his lawyer said Monday.

Obituaries

Local News - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 04:51
Royce Ervin Jacinto Barrios • Doris Mikie Chinen • Paz Gallardo Ducusin • Romeo Salvosa Francisco • Sonny Gonzaga Sr. • Grace Hatsue Hotoke • Denis Taeko Sato Izuka • John Kagawa • and more

州内4校が全米ランキングにランクイン

ローカルニュース - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 08:44
 US News & World Reportが発表した最新ランキングで、ハワイ州内の4校が「全米のベスト公立校ランキング」に選出されている。 今回、同ランキングで銀メダルレベルに選出されたのは、カラニ高校、マッキンリー高校、キング・ケカウリケ高校、ワイアルア高校・中学校の4校で、これらの学校は大学への進学準備率や数学力、読解力などが高いほか、生徒と教師の比率も良好であるとされている。 このほか、銅メダルレベルの学校として、教育研究公共チャータースクール、ジェームス・キャンベル高校、ケアアル高校、ケアラケヘ高校、キヘイチャータースクール、コハラ高校が選出されている。
参考:ハワイ・ニュース・ナウ

ファットバーガーがホノルルでの出店を検討中

ローカルニュース - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 08:35
 ロサンゼルスに拠点をおくカジュアルレストランのファットバーガーが、ホノルル市内での出店を検討していることが明らかになった。 カスタムメイドのハンバーガーのほか、チキンウィングなども味わえるレストランとして知られる同レストランは、すでにマウイ島とオアフ島の真珠湾で店舗を展開している。
参考:パシフィック・ビジネス・ニュース

Marine was trying to defend himself, lawyer says

Local News - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 04:57
A struggle between a Marine and a prostitute armed with a knife ended with the prostitute dead on the floor of a Wai­kiki hotel room, said a defense attorney for Master Sgt. Nathaniel Cosby during the start of Cosby's court-martial at Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kane­ohe.

Kokua Line: HECO will seek repair costs from those causing damage

Local News - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 04:57
Question: On Sunday morning, April 6, a speeding vehicle hit a pole on our street next to the KEY Project in Kahaluu.

Incidental Lives: Kuakini's top volunteer serves with endless vigor

Local News - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 04:57
You can't put a price on what volunteer Lillian Takeda does for the Kua­kini Health System, but you could certainly fill out one heck of a timecard.

911 Report

Local News - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 04:57
Fuel spill discovered in harbor • Waikoloa man held in stabbing • Pair wanted in shoplifting, assault incident

Lower gas prices could come in the summer, analyst says

Local News - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 04:57
Honolulu has endured 12 straight weeks of rising gasoline prices, but an industry expert says fuel prices may peak finally in the next two to four weeks before a possible slide back down.

USS Port Royal to remain with Navy

Local News - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 04:57
In the 20-year life of the cruiser USS Port Royal, based at Pearl Harbor, some of the warship's battles have been fought at home, some with the environment and some with the Navy itself.

New law OK'd on dispensers for publications

Local News - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 04:57
Updated rules should make it easier for the city to maintain and regulate Wai­kiki publication dispensing racks and their enclosures. Bill 67 (2013) was signed into law Thursday by Mayor Kirk Caldwell.

Cromwell's visitors take their last leaps

Local News - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 04:57
On Monday, construction will begin on a 6-foot-high aluminum fence along the sea wall to prevent jumping and injuries. The $160,000 project is expected to be completed in four weeks.

Teenage stowaway arrives on Maui in wheel well of jet

Local News - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 04:57
A 15-year-old boy who stowed away in the wheel well of a Hawaiian Airlines jet that traveled from San Jose, Calif., to Maui on Sunday has been released to Child Protective Services and will soon be reunited with his family.

School's Earth Day focuses on native plants

Local News - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 04:57
Courtney Huddleston, a sophomore at Kala­heo High School, is co-president of the school's Aina Club, which is holding its first Earth Day Celebration at the Kai­lua school Tuesday.