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Aiona would put millions into rentals fund

Local News - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 04:55
Former Lt. Gov. James “Duke” Aiona would divert 25 percent of the money collected by the state’s corporate income tax to the rental housing trust fund, hoping to create a financing pool to build more affordable rentals.

Election watchdog audits isle Democrats

Local News - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 04:55
The Federal Election Commission is auditing the Democratic Party of Hawaii after flagging multiple discrepancies with the party’s federal campaign finance reports during the 2012 election cycle.

U.S.-Japanese ties stronger than ever, nations' admirals say

Local News - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 04:55
U.S.-Japanese naval cooperation is deepening, top U.S. and Japa­nese admirals said Monday as they met on the sidelines of the world's largest maritime exercises.


ローカルニュース - Sun, 07/20/2014 - 09:50
 オアフ島のアイエア地区で昨日、新しい図書館の開館式が行われ、ニール・アバクロンビー州知事などの関係者を含む約700人の市民が新アイエア図書館を訪れた。 1,050万ドルを投じて建設された新アイエア図書館は、旧アイエア図書館の2倍の広さを有しており、館内には市民が利用できる会議室があるほか、無料Wi-Fiや12台のコンピューターなどの設備も設置されている。


ローカルニュース - Sun, 07/20/2014 - 09:40
 ホノルル市当局は18日(金)、約98,000人の有権者に対して不在者投票に必要な書類等を送付し、週明けには約9,000人の有権者にも書類を送付する予定であると発表した。 ハワイ州内での予備選挙は8月9日に実施されることになっており、不在者投票を希望する場合には、当局に8月2日までに不在者投票希望の申請を行う必要がある。

Maui man arrested over in-flight behavior

Local News - Sun, 07/20/2014 - 04:45
The FBI in Los Angeles arrested a 20-year-old Maui man on Monday for interfering with a flight crew on a British Airways flight from London to Los Angeles Airport.

Deedy trial judge erred, Supreme Court decides

Local News - Sun, 07/20/2014 - 04:45
The Hawaii Supreme Court overwhelmingly ruled Wednesday that a circuit judge improperly denied the public and the media access to the first Christopher Deedy murder trial, in a decision that the plaintiffs' attorney says has wide repercussions for criminal proceedings statewide.

Deedy's lawyer goes after police officer's credibility

Local News - Sun, 07/20/2014 - 04:45
The defense attorney for federal agent Christopher Deedy on Wednesday attacked the credibility of the first officer to respond to the fatal 2011 shooting, hoping to undercut the officer's assertion that Deedy, the shooter, appeared intoxicated.

Airport rail station will be boon for fliers, officials say

Local News - Sun, 07/20/2014 - 04:45
Oahu's future rail transit system will wind its way through the middle of Honolulu Airport — dropping off and picking up thousands of passengers and airport workers at a central station there, newly unveiled designs reveal.

Bone led to Maui murder charge

Local News - Sun, 07/20/2014 - 04:45
The discovery of the jawbone of a missing Maui woman helped authorities file a murder charge against her ex-boyfriend, a person familiar with the investigation said Wednesday.

What Ever Happened To: Appointed caregivers keep UH's cat population in check

Local News - Sun, 07/20/2014 - 04:45
Question: Whatever happened to the feral cat management program run by the Buildings and Grounds Management Office at the University of Hawaii at Manoa?

Kokua Line: Signs around Ward Centers condo have been removed

Local News - Sun, 07/20/2014 - 04:45
Question: Around the condominium being built across the Ward Theatres is a huge fence at least 10 feet high. On the wall are plastered photos of the condominiums and large signs advertising the condo sales.


Local News - Sun, 07/20/2014 - 04:45
Shark attacks man swimming off Maui • New helicopter will speed trips for patients • Part of road will be closed for culvert work

911 Report

Local News - Sun, 07/20/2014 - 04:45
Man charged in Pearl Ridge Park stabbing • Mayoral hopeful arrested for bail violation • Suspect sought in Walmart bank robbery; and more


ローカルニュース - Sat, 07/19/2014 - 09:50
 米国立公園局は、2013年にハワイ州内にある国立公園に入園した訪問者の数が490万人で、2012年の510万人と比較して、約20万人減だったと発表した。なお、訪問者数が減少した原因は、米議会で暫定予算が成立しないまま新会計年度に突入し、政府機関の一部が閉鎖したためとみられている。 ハワイ州内でもっとも訪問者数が多かったのは、180万人が訪れたオアフ島の真珠湾にあるアリゾナ記念館で、次いで160万人が訪れたハワイ島のハワイ火山国立公園となっている。


ローカルニュース - Sat, 07/19/2014 - 09:40
 オアフ島ワイキキのホノルル動物園で飼育されていた雌のカバ「ロージー」が、25年の生涯に幕を閉じた。 市当局によると、ロージーは金曜日の午前中に飼育舎内で死亡しているところを係員によって発見されており、今後、ロージーの死亡原因の究明が行われる見込みとなっている。

Shooting victim had ties to Tongan princesses

Local News - Sat, 07/19/2014 - 04:50
A 65-year-old man fatally shot Sunday, allegedly by his 18-year-old relative, was a former New Zealand police detective sergeant romantically linked in the past to two Tongan princesses.

Work on sewer will affect Kailua traffic

Local News - Sat, 07/19/2014 - 04:50
Motorists heading into Kai­lua town from Hono­lulu should brace for at least a week of delays and lane closures at the Windward community's mauka entrance as crews work to repair a broken sewer pipe, officials said.