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Invasive ants kept from public, senator says

Local News - Sun, 04/06/2014 - 04:53
State pest control officials on Thursday were moving to assess and eradicate an infestation of little fire ants in Waima­nalo, but not before landing a scolding from a key state lawmaker.

HCDA's ties to condo developers highlighted

Local News - Sun, 04/06/2014 - 04:53
Who sits on the board of the Hawaii Community Development Authority historically has not been a contentious issue. But with the recent flurry of Kakaako condominium towers winning agency approval, the selection process is attracting more attention.

Whatever Happened To: Use of controversial water-jet ocean crafts is limited across state

Local News - Sun, 04/06/2014 - 04:53
Question: Whatever happened to the complaints about ocean craft activities that used water jets to lift riders into the air and their potential impact upon reef and fish?

Kokua Line: Ransackers of recyclables should be reported to police

Local News - Sun, 04/06/2014 - 04:53
Question: My Makaha neighborhood is having a problem with overnight scavengers taking cans from the blue recycling trash cans at the scheduled city pickup dates.

ジョニーロケッツがハワイへの出店を計画中

ローカルニュース - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 09:50
 旧き良きアメリカの時代を再現したインテリアとハンバーガーで知られるチェーン店のジョニーロケッツが、ハワイでの出店を計画していることが明らかになった。 全米30州と世界16カ国で、300店舗以上を展開している人気チェーンでは、ハワイ店ではハワイの食文化を反映した特別メニューの提供も検討中であるとしているものの、現時点では、ハワイ店の具体的な出店場所等の詳細は発表していない。
参考:KHON2

モクレレ航空がカフルイ便の就航を発表

ローカルニュース - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 09:40
 ハワイのローカル航空会社であるモクレレ航空は、ホノルル空港とマウイ島のカフルイ空港間を結ぶ新定期便を就航すると発表した。 モクレレ航空では、ホノルル=カフルイ便を毎日2便就航する予定で、片道料金は$79からとなっている。 モクレレ航空のデイブ・ベリーCOOは「Go!エアラインが撤退後、同社への問い合わせが増えており、ホノルル=マウイを結ぶ便の就航を決定しました」と話し、将来的には同路線で毎日5便を就航したいとしている。
参考:パシフィック・ビジネス・ニュース

Obituaries

Local News - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 04:48
Maria Blanca Alfonso • Gertrudis Juan Antonio • Margaret Mary Boyd • Esther Kahaunani Buen • Ryven-James Makanamekeakua Dacosin-Arcala • Blanche Ann Daquioag-Ebert • and more

New York Times: Out of work, out of benefits and running out of options

Local News - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 04:48
Five years since the recession ended, it is a story still shared by millions. Gorelick, 57, lost his position at a large marketing firm in March 2013. As he searched, taking on freelance and consulting work, his family's finances slowly frayed.

New York Times: Hindsight proves kinder, and gentler, to Bush 41

Local News - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 04:48
WASHINGTON » The elder George Bush will not give a speech. He is done with all that, he tells friends. But he will mingle and reminisce and bask in the admiration of graying men and women who helped him govern at a time when, some thought, they had reached the end of history.

911 Rreport

Local News - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 04:48
FBI wants aid with ID of child-sex suspect • Kaneohe man injured in motorcycle crash

Newswatch

Local News - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 04:48
Army convoys will add to traffic • Reforestation project is set for reserve area • Bail reduced for man who shoved visitor

Train manufacturer settles dispute with Dutch railway

Local News - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 04:48
The company building the train cars for Oahu's elevated rail line has agreed to a deal worth some $172 million to buy back the high-speed cars it built for Dutch railway operators.

ACLU fights state over preschool tuition aid

Local News - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 04:48
The American Civil Liberties Union of Hawaii is suing the state, arguing a child care assistance program that provides preschool tuition subsidies for low-income families violates the state and U.S. constitutions by providing public funds for religious observations and teachings.

Court OKs migrant health care cuts

Local News - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 04:48
A 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel ruled Tuesday that the state can resume offering fewer health care benefits to Micronesian migrants than those given other Medicaid recipients.

Beating-death victim confronted teenage suspect, witnesses say

Local News - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 04:48
Two companions of an 18-year-old Kalihi man charged with killing a 38-year-old Ewa Beach man said the suspect kicked the victim in the chest, knocking him to the ground, after the victim blocked their car, yelled and swore at them and threw punches at the suspect, according to court documents.

Williams says life with girl started off well

Local News - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 04:48
Former Schofield Barracks soldier Naeem J. Williams said when his 5-year-old daughter soiled herself a week or so after arriving in Hawaii from South Caro­lina, he considered it an accident and didn't think of it as a big deal.

State officially establishes day to honor St. Marianne Cope

Local News - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 04:48
Gov. Neil Abercrombie made it official Tuesday: Jan. 23 will be known as Saint Marianne Cope Day in Hawaii. Abercrombie held a ceremony in his chambers at the Capitol to sign House Bill 2539, which he said was a moving opportunity.

Partnering on disasters, climate will top ASEAN talks, Hagel says

Local News - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 04:48
Humanitarian assistance and disaster relief are providing common ground for Southeast Asian defense ministers meeting with U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel in Hono­lulu.

Islands warned of sea hazards after Chilean quake

Local News - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 04:48
Hawaii scientists and emergency personnel kept watch on a tsunami generated by a magnitude-8.2 earthquake off Chile on Tuesday, the anniversary of the 1946 tsunami that devastated Hilo.