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Proposals would modify limits on Kauai shoreline construction

Local News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:59
The Kauai County Council Planning Committee will rework a bill that calls for an update and tightening of the setback law for construction on shoreline properties.

Man who stole millions gets 3-year term

Local News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:59
By the time the Internal Revenue Service caught up with Windward Oahu plumber and real estate agent Francis E. Chandler III, all he had left in his bank account was about $900,000.

Abercrombie apologizes to Inouye's widow

Local News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:59
Gov. Neil Abercrombie apologized on Monday for casting doubt on a letter from U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye that urged the governor to name U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa as his successor.

State to eradicate Waimanalo little fire ants

Local News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:59
Within a month, state agricultural crews will begin eradicating colonies of little fire ants within about a 4-acre area of Waimanalo.

4 nonprofits join defense of GMO law

Local News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:59
Four nonprofit organizations were allowed to join Kauai County in defending a new ordinance that regulates pesticide use and genetically modified crops against a federal lawsuit by seed companies challenging its legality.

Corrections and Clarifications

Local News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:59
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.


Local News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:59
Carol Zane Atkinson • Hiroshi Azeka • Joan Felicidad Cambra • James C. Carter • Adelina Ramos Duldulao • Herminia Duque Dumalanta • Milan L. Fleming • Phyllis Marie Hamilton • and more


ローカルニュース - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 08:46
 ホノルル市議会は昨日、オアフ島パールリッジ地区にあるカム・ドライブイン・シアター跡地での計画が進んでいるコンドミニアムの建設計画を承認した。 今回承認されたコンドミニアムの建設計画では、カム・ドライブイン・シアター跡地に5棟、約1,500世帯分のコンドミニアムを建設するというもので、5棟のコンドミニアムのうち3棟の建物の高さ制限を350、300、250フィートとするほか、残りの2棟の高さ制限を150フィートまでにするとしている。 また、コンドミニアムの約30%ほどを、収入が低い市民でも入居可能な手ごろな価格帯にすることも定めている。 このほか同地区では、コンドミニアムの建設のほかに、新たな道路やレストラン、ショップ、スーパーマーケットなどが入店する商業スペースも建設される予定で、早ければ来年度中に最初の商業スペースが完成する見込みとなっている。


ローカルニュース - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 08:13
 オアフ島最大のショッピングスポットとして知られるアラモアナセンターは昨日、来月にもイタリアの高級ブランド店「ヴェルサーチ」が店舗をオープンすると発表した。 イタリア・ミラノに拠点を置くヴェルサーチの新店舗の場所は、アラモアナセンターのメイシーズ側モールレベルで、アルマーニ・エクスチェンジとトゥミの間で、以前にビッグアイランドキャンディーズが営業していたスペース。現在、店舗従業員の募集も行われている。

Student shows real promise with her photography skills

Local News - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 04:56
To see as Rachel Handlin sees is to be ever present, ever engaged in the emergent moment.

Kokua Line: Transportation Department informed of trashy lookout

Local News - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 04:56
Question: On Pali Highway, there's a drive-off to a lookout where you can see the Honolulu Memorial Park pagoda. A lot of old building material and other stuff has been thrown over the side. Can you kindly inform whoever takes care of this area?

911 Report

Local News - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 04:56
Copper stolen from reservoir monitor • Woman killed in moped crash identified


Local News - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 04:56
Man pleads not guilty to Kailua murder • Assault is now a murder case after victim dies

Kokua Line: Waimea Bay's bushes OK but Sharks Cove's need trim

Local News - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 04:56
Question: The grass and bushes along the road around Waimea Bay and Sharks Cove block some of the best views in the world.

App helps diagnose papaya infection

Local News - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 04:56
A newly designed smartphone application is offering backyard growers an opportunity to find out whether their papaya plants are infected with the destructive papaya ring­spot virus.

Lava flow in Puna foments fear of fires

Local News - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 04:56
Some Hawaii island residents are concerned that a dry summer could increase the risk that fires set by lava could eat through the thick forest behind their houses.

Diverse interests join up to oppose Kauai dairy plan

Local News - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 04:56
A plan to build the state's first grass-fed dairy, Hawai‘i Dairy Farms, on former Kauai sugar lands has heated up into a big-money battle pitting powerful — and somewhat unlikely — opponents over environmental and economic concerns.

Bill targets gambling machines

Local News - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 04:56
A bill before the Honolulu City Council would make it illegal to own, operate or use a simulated gambling machine on Oahu.

Ocean Watch: Hollywood take on voyaging smoother than in real life

Local News - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 04:56
We're sailing from Tahiti to Niue, a tiny island country of about 2,000 people. Craig and I have been at sea on our 37-foot sailboat for more than a week now, sailing in brisk 20 to 25 mph southeast tradewinds.