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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

State investigating dentist whose patient died

Local News - Wed, 01/08/2014 - 05:57
The state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs has begun an investigation of Kai­lua dentist Dr. Lilly Geyer after a 3-year-old girl fell into a coma while she was in the dentist's chair and later died.

New York Times: Saudis back Syrian rebels amid peril of proxy war

Local News - Wed, 01/08/2014 - 05:57
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia » On his eighth trip to fight with the rebels in Syria, in August, Abu Khattab saw something that troubled him: two dead children, their blood-soaked bodies sprawled on the street of a rural village near the Mediterranean coast. He knew that his fellow rebels had killed them.

New York Times: In Texas life support case, hospital vs. family

Local News - Wed, 01/08/2014 - 05:57
FORT WORTH, Texas » The diagnosis was crushing and irrevocable. At 33, Marlise Munoz was brain dead after collapsing on her kitchen floor in November from what appeared to be a blood clot in her lungs.

New York Times: The brain, in exquisite detail

Local News - Wed, 01/08/2014 - 05:57
ST. LOUIS » Deanna Barch talks fast, as if she doesn't want to waste any time getting to the task at hand, which is substantial. She is one of the researchers here at Washington University working on the first interactive wiring diagram of the living, working human brain.

New York Times: U.S. and Iran face common enemies in mideast strife

Local News - Wed, 01/08/2014 - 05:57
TEHRAN, Iran » Even as the U.S. and Iran pursue negotiations on Tehran's nuclear program, they find themselves on the same side of a range of regional issues surrounding an insurgency raging across the Middle East.

Obituaries

Local News - Wed, 01/08/2014 - 05:57
Leonardo Abad Jr. • Janice Mary Elizabeth Ulii Akana • Laura Sueko Aoki • Van Allan Augusto • Andrew Martin Bachesta Jr. • Jose Pudiquet Bumanglag • Kathryn Marie Childers • Eric Madigan Congdon • Evelyn Nejal Dawinan • and more

Jewels of The Forest

Local News - Wed, 01/08/2014 - 05:57
David Sischo still remembers with chagrin the time he and his young brother discovered hordes of snails in his grandparents' yard and began throwing them on the road. "They were the pest snails that eat your garden but I vividly remember my parents coming out and there were all these snails smashed on the road — 150 squashed snails."

Motorcyclist hurt while rounding 'dangerous turn'

Local News - Wed, 01/08/2014 - 05:57
Kaneohe residents were stunned Saturday morning to find a woman lying in their street after her motorcycle hit a parked car. Police said the 27-year-old Kaneohe woman was critically injured in the accident, but was responsive after being taken to the Queen's Medical Center.

Volcanic Ash: Isles must halt desperate push for Obama's attention

Local News - Wed, 01/08/2014 - 05:57
The state is poised to offer President Barack Obama a piece of Hawaii's choicest oceanfront land in Kakaako for either his presidential library or, more likely, a think tank or conference center where he could hang out part time after he leaves office.

Shining Stars: Net proceeds from food and wine festival aid 10 nonprofits

Local News - Wed, 01/08/2014 - 05:57
The Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival recently presented checks to 10 nonprofits totaling $228,500. The net proceeds raised during the third annual festival held in September on Oahu and Maui went to the Culinary Institute of the Pacific ($80,000), Hawai‘i Agricultural Foundation ($70,000), Maui County Farm Bureau ($20,000), Leeward Community College Culinary Arts Program ($20,000), Paepae o He‘eia ($10,000), Papahana Kuaola ($10,000), Hawaii Culinary Education Foundation ($7,500), Maui Culinary Academy ($5,000), and Hawaii Seafood Council ($5,000).

Newswatch

Local News - Wed, 01/08/2014 - 05:57
Bring phone books to malls for recycling • Talk will focus on homesteads • Learn about vital pollinators

911 Report

Local News - Wed, 01/08/2014 - 05:57
Vehicle falls down cliff, killing driver • 6 people displaced by house fire on Maui • Motorcyclist hurt in collision with sedan • 1-car crash sends 3 women to hospital

Work crews fight to clear roads as more rain, high surf roll in

Local News - Wed, 01/08/2014 - 05:57
Heavy wind and rain kept first responders and city road crews busy Friday, and forecasters said more troublemaking weather could be in store for the islands this weekend.

Energy research team quits, slams center's leadership

Local News - Wed, 01/08/2014 - 05:57
Internationally renowned energy expert Fereidun Fesharaki, the most senior employee at the East-West Center in Manoa, and three of his colleagues resigned this week, decrying poor leadership, micromanagement and a lack of transparency under the federally funded center's longtime president.

Accidents leave 1 dead, 1 injured

Local News - Wed, 01/08/2014 - 05:57
A 68-year-old woman was killed and a 94-year-old man was in critical condition Friday night as the result of pedestrian accidents earlier in the day in Makiki and Kaimuki, respectively.

Housing deal near collapse

Local News - Wed, 01/08/2014 - 05:57
The partnership that agreed to pay $142 million to purchase 12 Honolulu affordable-housing complexes from the city now has until Monday afternoon to respond favorably, or it's likely the deal will be nixed.

Illegal resident admits to selling assault rifles

Local News - Wed, 01/08/2014 - 05:57
A Canadian citizen who has been living here illegally since 2005 and selling real estate on Hawaii island admitted in U.S. District Court that he sold assault rifles to an undercover police officer and another person last year.

Library group needs place to stay

Local News - Wed, 01/08/2014 - 05:57
A colorful, squat building in Kakaako where volunteers collect and sort donated books to support Hawaii's public libraries is expected to be torn down this year to make way for a high-rise.