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Expert details girl's injuries but finds no cause of death

Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 04:39
A third defense medical expert is offering an opinion on the child abuse beating death of 5-year-old Talia Williams. Pediatrician and child abuse expert Eli Newberger said Thursday in U.S. District Court that when Williams died, "there were many organ systems that were failing."

Pacific Ocean could produce another El Nino

Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 04:39
A warm-water mass churning across the tropical Pacific points to the development of a periodic phenomenon that typically brings destructive weather across far reaches of the planet, two University of Hawaii scientists warn.

今夜は皆既月食

ローカルニュース - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 08:35
 ハワイ諸島上空では今夜、月全体が地球の影に隠れる皆既月食が起こることになっており、天候に恵まれた場合には月の色が赤銅色に変化する「赤い月(ブラッドムーン)」が観測できる。 今夜の皆既月食は、ハワイ時間18:53ごろよりスタートするものの、月食が確認できるのは19:58過ぎで、月が地球の影にすっぽり隠れるのは21:06~22:24の間になると予想されている。 なお、ハワイ大学の天文学部が、オアフ島のカピオラニ公園とカフク市立図書館で月食鑑賞会を実施するほか、ビショップ博物館でも今夜20:00~23:00に月食鑑賞会を実施するとしている。
参考:ホノルル・スター・アドバタイザー

確定申告で州内26の郵便局がサービスを延長

ローカルニュース - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 08:04
 米郵政公社は、全米の確定申告(タックスリターン)の締切日である明日15日(火)に、州内26の郵便局で、郵便の最終回収時間を延長して対応にあたると発表した。 州内の郵便局では、カウンターでの営業時間は通常通りとなるものの、カウンターの営業時間終了後も、郵便局の外などにオレンジのサインで「Tax Mail Drop」と書いたドロップボックスが設置され、深夜12時に最終ピックアップが行われる。 なお、州内でもっとも遅くまで営業を行っているホノルル空港の郵便局の営業時間は20:00までとなっている。
参考:KHON2

Obituaries

Local News - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 04:57
Kenneth Wayne Abrams • Brian Bronson Ku'umakaekolu Akana • Jerard Kawika De Rego • Jerome Migao Fanene • Ronald Freitas • Johnny Arthur Garcia • Raymond Harding Henry • Eugene Eishin Higa • Benehakaka Kanahele-Kaiwi II • and more

Minimum wage, kindergarten measures still in play

Local News - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 04:57
Hawaii lawmakers are heading into the final stretch of their legislative session, and the fates of many bills have been decided thanks to the passing of a major deadline.

Group pitches tiny homes inside homes

Local News - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 04:57
A social justice group is proposing that Hawaii capitalize on the concept of "ohana houses" to help alleviate the state's shortage of affordable housing -- but much needs to be done in order for that to happen.

Landfill cleanup’s next step starts

Local News - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 04:57
Honolulu city officials are entering the second phase of a cleanup of toxic chemicals at the Waipahu Ash Landfill, which will focus on evaluating the long-term health and environmental risks at the site, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said.

Man held on murder charge faces trial in alleged flashing

Local News - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 04:57
A man charged with fatally stabbing a homeless man in Kailua is scheduled for trial next week in a separate case of allegedly exposing himself to a woman.

Senators and House negotiate on wage bill

Local News - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 04:57
Disagreeing with the wishes of state Senate leaders, senators Thursday opted for conference committee negotiations with the state House over the minimum wage.

Sewage plant revetment opposed

Local News - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 04:57
Some Maui residents don't want the county to build a $3.9 million rock embankment to protect a Maui County sewage treatment plant along the shoreline in Kahului.

Kokua Line: Ewa residents in flight path to endure noise for months

Local News - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 04:57
Question: I live in Ewa by Gentry. Yes, it is in the flight path of Honolulu Airport, and I did sign a covenant that stated airplanes will fly directly overhead between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Once in a while, the airport does runway work that requires planes to fly at all hours overhead, but that's only for a few days and not very often.

911 Report

Local News - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 04:57
Police arrest man carrying cash register • Car hits and injures boy in crosswalk

Newswatch

Local News - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 04:57
Tax revenue down, state says • Speed is cited in motorcyclist’s death on Maui • Sentencing date for Pflueger delayed again

Federal support for rail appears stronger

Local News - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 04:57
Honolulu city and rail leaders are in Washington, D.C., this week to discuss the latest on the island's 20-mile transit project with lawmakers and transportation officials.

City bills would raise penalties for dumping

Local News - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 04:57
Three bills designed to significantly increase penalties and stiffen other language against illegal dumping, stockpiling and grading have been introduced by West Oahu City Councilwoman Kymberly Pine to stem a growing environmental problem along the Leeward Coast.

Schofield boy in state's care after alleged abuse

Local News - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 04:57
A 22-year-old male soldier and a 25-year-old woman were arrested last month on suspicion of first-degree assault of a child, and the Department of Human Services has removed the 3-year-old victim from their Schofield Barracks home.

Dems continue open-primary fight

Local News - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 04:57
The Democratic Party of Hawaii argues in a new legal filing that there is no important difference between Hawaii's open primary and a California blanket primary that the U.S. Supreme Court ruled was unconstitutional in 2000.