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Facts of the Matter: Scientists press on in effort to balance universe’s forces

Local News - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 04:53
One of the greatest quests of the new physics has been to reconcile quantum theory with general relativity. This situation parallels that of 17th-century scientists who were trying to reconcile the way things fell on Earth with the greater motions of the planets.

Turtle Bay deal keeps land safe from growth

Local News - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 04:53
The owner of Turtle Bay Resort on Oahu's North Shore has agreed to sell some of its development rights to the state, the city and a trust for $48.5 million in a deal that will reduce the resort's expansion plan and preserve much undeveloped land.

Panel suggests 8% raise for city officials

Local News - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 04:53
The Honolulu Salary Commission is proposing 8 percent raises be given to Mayor Kirk Caldwell, City Council members and most department heads starting July 1.

Kokua Line: Locking library bathrooms would make situation worse

Local News - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 04:53
Question: Regarding the condition of the restrooms at Hawaii State Library addressed in Kokua Line -- is.gd/tWLDOv: Why can't they be locked with keys available upon request? "Questionable" patrons can be accompanied by a security guard. Everyone is entitled to use a public restroom, but no one should be allowed to misuse it.

Island Images

Local News - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 04:53

Newswatch

Local News - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 04:53
Officer hit with TRO • Man arrested over Mace can • Meth seizure brings charges

911 Report

Local News - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 04:53
Dead snorkeler was from Japan • Suspect sought in bank robbery

Lawsuits over girls' abuse at school settled

Local News - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 04:53
The state has agreed to settle three lawsuits filed by parents who alleged "cruel and unusual punishment" and abuse of their daughters, special education students, at the hands of Kipapa Elementary School employees.

Benefits ruling inspires march by migrants

Local News - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 04:53
Micronesian community members marched from Kalihi to the federal building in Honolulu on Wednesday to rally for migrant health care and ask Hawaii's congressional delegation to redouble its efforts to reinstate Medicaid payments.

H-1 freeway closures to resume Sunday night

Local News - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 04:53
Nighttime drivers in town should brace themselves for the latest — and likely the final — round of full closures in a single direction on the H-1 freeway, as crews enter the final push to complete repairs along the state's busiest roadway.

Expert counters 3 others over cause of girl's death

Local News - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 04:53
Federal prosecutors in the Naeem Williams capital murder trial presented their own medical expert to counter the claims of three defense experts who suggested that the former Schofield Barracks soldier was not the one who delivered the fatal blow to his 5-year-old daughter.

マウナルア湾の公衆トイレが再オープン

ローカルニュース - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 09:50
 オアフ島ハワイカイ地区のマウナルア湾にある公衆トイレが、数年ぶりに再オープンし、一般市民の利用が可能となっている。 市当局では、2011年2月にマウナルア湾の公衆トイレを環境保護局の基準に沿った下水道設備を設置するため閉鎖し、当初の予定では、昨年末までに再オープンする予定となっていたものの、地下の配管設備の腐食などの問題が発覚し、再オープンの時期が大幅にずれ込んでいた。
参考:KHON2

ミッシェル・ウィーがLPGAロッテ選手権を制覇

ローカルニュース - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 09:40
 オアフ島コオリナ地区で開催されていたLPGAロッテ選手権で、ハワイ出身のミッシェル・ウィー選手が見事優勝した。 オアフ島の名門私立校として知られるプナホウ校の卒業生である24歳のミッシェル・ウィー選手は昨日、2位スタートとなったものの、最終的に6バーディ・1ボギーの67で通算14アンダーまで伸ばし4打差を逆転、2010年の「CNカナディアン女子オープン」以来の4年ぶりの優勝を果たした。 ミッシェル・ウィー選手は「自分の生まれ故郷で優勝することができて夢が叶いました。過去数年間の大会では、いつも自分にプレッシャーをかけすぎて失敗していたので、今大会ではあまりプレッシャーを感じないようにし、好コンディションでプレイを続けることができたと思います」と喜びを語っている。
参考:ハワイ・ニュース・ナウ

Obituaries

Local News - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 04:45
Marie Ayres • Sinnette Barefoot • May Lehua Akeo Brown • Patricia Ann Colburn • Jose Dauz Dela Pena • Samuel Delgado Jr. • Harriet P. N. Denison • Michael Philip Gray • and more

Hotels oppose plan to raise property tax

Local News - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 04:45
Waikiki hotel and resort officials say they oppose the idea that their tax rate will rise next year when rates for most other property owners will not.

Hawaii telescopes confirm discovery of earth-like planet

Local News - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 04:45
Telescopes on Mauna Kea have confirmed the discovery of Earth's first twin, a planet about the same size that could harbor water.

City Council OKs Aiea towers

Local News - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 04:45
The ambitious redevelopment plans for the former Kam Drive-In site across from Pearlridge Center won final approval Wednesday from the Honolulu City Council.

Ige rankled by being denied a speech during convention

Local News - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 04:45
State Sen. David Ige said Wednesday that he is disappointed he will not get a speaking role at the state Democratic convention in May while Gov. Neil Abercrombie will be able to address the delegates.

Evicted tenant convicted in fatal fire

Local News - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 04:45
An Oahu jury found an evicted tenant guilty of manslaughter and arson Wednesday for a 2011 fire in Liliha that killed a 76-year-old man.