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New York Times: Polygamy as lifestyle choice, and a reality TV brand name

Local News - Thu, 01/09/2014 - 05:56
LAS VEGAS » Kody Brown, his four wives and 17 children want to be the new face of polygamy, what some consider the next frontier after same-sex marriage.

New York Times: Republicans move to reclaim poverty-fighting mantle

Local News - Thu, 01/09/2014 - 05:56
WASHINGTON » Sen. Marco Rubio says the American dream has become "unattainable." Sen. Mike Lee says reforming government benefits programs should be the country's "first priority." And Rep. Paul D. Ryan says the government safety net has "failed miserably."

Corrections

Local News - Thu, 01/09/2014 - 05:56
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.

Obituaries

Local News - Thu, 01/09/2014 - 05:56
Janice Mary Elizabeth Ulii Akana • Albert Rodrigues Coelho • Michi Collins • Julieta Jabigiro Driskell • Anthony Bernard Elia; and more

Hawaii isle councilwoman revives effort to ban all GMOs

Local News - Thu, 01/09/2014 - 05:56
HILO » A Hawaii County councilwoman is introducing a bill to ban all genetically modified crops on Hawaii island, despite new limits already being implemented through a bill passed a month ago.

Car might be missing woman's

Local News - Thu, 01/09/2014 - 05:56
A car that plunged down a cliff on Maui's rural northwest coastline Saturday matches the description of a convertible belonging to a Wai­lea woman missing for more than two weeks.

Big Island gets ready for ban on plastic bags

Local News - Thu, 01/09/2014 - 05:56
In what appears to be a growing trend among municipalities nationally, Hawaii island is becoming the third county in the state to do away with certain kinds of plastic bags at the grocery checkout counter.

Legislators set to hear requests for funding

Local News - Thu, 01/09/2014 - 05:56
State education officials will be defending their budget requests before lawmakers beginning this week as the state House and Senate money committees hold budget briefings with departments ahead of the Legislature reconvening Jan. 15.

Kokua Line: Graffiti penalties include cleanup, jail time and fines

Local News - Thu, 01/09/2014 - 05:56
QUESTION: What is the penalty for graffiti? Is there any kind of police record that shows the types of graffiti? Do they have to catch the person in the act?

Island Images

Local News - Thu, 01/09/2014 - 05:56

911 Report

Local News - Thu, 01/09/2014 - 05:56
Woman dies in Big Isle highway crash • Fisherman missing after fall into river • Woman held in attempt to sell stolen car • Step forward, police tell hit-and-run driver

Newswatch

Local News - Thu, 01/09/2014 - 05:56
Hail hits Waimanalo and Hawaii Kai • Lanes on Punahou exit, onramp closed • Refuge to open on fewer days • Hilo hoolaulea set for Jan. 18

Heavier debris finds isle shores

Local News - Thu, 01/09/2014 - 05:56
Since September, there's been a "dramatic" turn in the tsunami debris washing ashore in the Aloha State, scientists say.

Girl injured at dentist office dies at hospice

Local News - Thu, 01/09/2014 - 05:56
Finley Puleo Boyle, the 3-year-old girl who suffered massive brain damage during a visit to a Kailua dentist last month, died Friday night. "It is with heavy hearts that we announce that at 8:47 p.m. last night, Finley Boyle passed away with her family at her side," said a statement Saturday issued by Hospice Hawaii on behalf of her family.

Man, teenager indicted in alleged pimping

Local News - Thu, 01/09/2014 - 05:56
Two men, one barely older than his alleged underage victim, have been accused by an Oahu grand jury of forcing local girls into prostitution in Waikiki, prosecutions that advocates for stricter child sex-trafficking laws see as progress in the fight against a pervasive crime in Hawaii.

Obama swaps gym workout for hike on final day in isles

Local News - Thu, 01/09/2014 - 05:56
President Barack Obama spent his last day of vacation outdoors Saturday, enjoying sunny tradewind weather with a morning hike and an afternoon round of golf. Before heading to Air Force One, the Obamas grabbed dinner at Buzz's Original Steakhouse in Kailua, arriving at 6:23 p.m., just after sunset.

Senate panels to learn more about attacks on hospital staff

Local News - Thu, 01/09/2014 - 05:56
Evidence on who should be held accountable for violent attacks by patients on Hawaii State Hospital workers will be presented during Senate committee hearings to begin this week, said one of two lawmakers holding the briefings.

ホノルルは全米で2番目に人気の旅行地

ローカルニュース - Wed, 01/08/2014 - 08:37
 人気旅行サイトHotwire.comが発表した最新のランキングで、ホノルル市が全米で2番目に旅行先として人気の高い都市であることが明らかになった。 同ランキングでは、全米の人気14都市を紹介。それぞれの旅行先の宿泊平均料金や年間でもっとも旅行料金がお得になる時期を紹介しており、ホノルルを訪れるのにもっとも適しているのは9月だとしている。 なお、同ランキングでもっとも人気の都市として選出されたラスベガスのもっとも適している訪問時期は6月、ホノルルに次いで人気都市にランクインしたニューヨークの訪問時期は12月であるとしている。
参考:ホノルル・スター・アドバタイザー

コナ・ブリューイング社が米3州での販売を開始

ローカルニュース - Wed, 01/08/2014 - 08:11
 ハワイ島に拠点をおく地ビール会社のコナ・ブリューイング社は、新たにケンタッキー州、ウィスコンシン州、そしてミシガン州の3州に販路を拡大すると明らかにした。 コナ・ブリューイング社のシニアディレクターは「ハワイ生まれの地ビールである同社のビールを、アメリカ中西部でも販売できることになり喜んでいます。米本土は冬ですが、ハワイ生まれのアロハな飲み物を新しく3つの州に提供できることを楽しみにしています」と語っている。 今年で創業20周年を迎えるコナ・ブリューイング社は、アメリカ本土とハワイ州内で順調に売り上げを伸ばし、過去5年間の成長率は2桁台となっており、今後も販路拡大を目指したいとしている。
参考:パシフィック・ビジネス・ニュース