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Obituaries

Local News - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 05:43
Avelina Gutierrez Dulay • Song S. Hazama • Gaudencio Igaya • Francisco Laborte • John Sayles • Lester Bing Kun Yee

New York Times: Peace of Mind Is First Benefit for Many Now Getting Medicaid

Local News - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 05:43
WELCH, W.Va. » Sharon Mills, a disabled nurse, long depended on other people's kindness to manage her diabetes. She scrounged free samples from doctors' offices, signed up for drug company discounts and asked for money from her parents and friends.

New York Times: Parties Seize on Abortion Rights as Midterm Issue

Local News - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 05:43
WASHINGTON >> When the Republican National Committee gathers for its winter meeting here Wednesday, the action will start a few hours late to accommodate anyone who wants to stop first at the March for Life, the annual anti-abortion demonstration on the National Mall.

Panhandling in Waikiki has worsened, people say

Local News - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 05:43
Vancouver, British Columbia, tourist Dennis Ihaksi and his wife, Penny, have visited Waikiki off and on since 1977, but navigating the growing gauntlet of panhandlers and homeless people occupying the district's public sidewalks has left them unsure about making a return visit.

New York eyeing Obama library

Local News - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 05:43
Up until two weeks ago, it appeared to be a head-to-head battle between Honolulu and Chicago for the right to host the Obama Presidential Library. Watch out -- here comes New York City.

10 ASEAN defense chiefs to come to isles for forum

Local News - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 05:43
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will host all 10 of the Association of the Southeast Asian Nations defense ministers in Hawaii for an inaugural U.S.-ASEAN Defense Forum in April.

Volcanic Ash: Overbearing legislators are tarnishing their images

Local News - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 05:43
The Legislature opened its 2014 session by honoring previous generations of lawmakers, and here's hoping the elders imparted some tutelage about when legislating was less of a public display of personal ego.

Newswatch

Local News - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 05:43
Up to 40-foot surf forecast for several isles • Council weighs bill on barking • Goat hunting to open for archers

911 Report

Local News - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 05:43
Bicyclist, 58, killed on Big Island highway • Speeding suspected in fatal moped crash • Man identified in fatal fall from Kalihi roof • Blaze destroys Mililani home, injures man

Corrections

Local News - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 05:43
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.

Council delays decision on bus ads

Local News - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 05:43
Public opposition and unanswered questions are the key reasons the City Council Budget Committee has decided to hold off voting on Mayor Kirk Caldwell's plan to allow advertising on the sides of city buses.

Schatz maintains fundraising lead over Hanabusa in race for Senate

Local News - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 05:43
With the August primary on the horizon, U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz has a 2-to-1 fundraising advantage over U.S. Rep. Colleen Hana­busa. Schatz brought in about $704,600 over the past three months and has raised $3.4 million overall, according to a draft of his latest federal campaign-finance report.

Aiona eyes another run for governor

Local News - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 05:43
Former Lt. Gov. James "Duke" Aiona intends to run for governor. The Republican, who lost by a 17-point margin to Gov. Neil Abercrombie in 2010, has informed the Hawaii Republican Party of his plans and discussed a potential campaign Friday on The Fish, a Christian radio station.

Medicaid program left open to fraud

Local News - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 05:43
The state has failed to put enough resources into curbing fraud, waste and abuse in its Medicaid health insurance program, resulting in tens of millions of dollars in losses annually, a state auditor's report released Friday shows.

Diminished waves, sand shoring provide relief to homeowners

Local News - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 05:43
Lower-than-expected high surf Friday, combined with emergency shoring of sand in residential areas, helped spare coastal homes on Oahu's North Shore of potential damage.

Vital Statistics

Local News - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 05:43
Each Sunday, the Star-Advertiser publishes Oahu vital statistics for marriage licenses and birth certificates filed with the state Department of Health's Vital Statistics System. The statistics cover the five-business-day period ending the Thursday of the previous week.

モンスターウェーブに注意

ローカルニュース - Tue, 01/21/2014 - 08:45
 米気象局は、明日にもハワイ諸島に過去10年間でもっともサイズの大きいモンスターウェーブが到来するとして注意を呼びかけている。 当局では、ハワイ諸島西部でハリケーン級の暴風が発生しており、それに伴いハワイ諸島北岸に到達する波の高さが最高で40~50フィートの高さに到達する可能性があるとしている。 なお、幻のサーフィン大会と称されるクイックシルバーのエディー・アイカウ・サーフ大会関係者は「波の高さは申し分ないものの、波の到来とともに雨風がひどくなると予想されており、大会が開催できるコンディションではないようです」とし、今回の大会開催は見送ると発表している
参考:ハワイ・ニュース・ナウホノルル・スター・アドバタイザー

エアチャイナが北京便の就航を開始

ローカルニュース - Tue, 01/21/2014 - 08:22
 中華人民共和国の航空会社であるエアチャイナ(中国国際航空)が、昨日よりホノルル=北京間を結ぶ定期便の就航を開始し、約300名の乗客がホノルル空港に降り立った。 エアチャイナの定期便は週3便運行される予定となっているほか、今年4月16日からは、ハワイに拠点をおくハワイアン航空がホノルル=北京間の定期便の就航を予定している。
参考:ハワイ・ニュース・ナウ

Corrections and Clarifications

Local News - Tue, 01/21/2014 - 05:46
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.