Honolulu News for April 29th 2013

1 saved, 1 overboard from remote Pacific sailboat
HONOLULU — The U.S. Coast Guard in Hawaii rescued a British citizen and – with help from the U.S. Navy – was searching Sunday for another British man who fell overboard in a remote area of the Pacific, officials said. The 35-year-old missing man was More…

Blackstone to Acquire Hyatt Regency Waikiki
The Blackstone Group has agreed to purchase the leasehold interest in the 1,230-room Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa in Honolulu. According to Real Estate Alert, the property's current owner – a joint venture comprising Goldman Sachs' More…

Report: Honolulu drivers wasted 50 hours in traffic in 2012 – KITV.com
Honolulu drivers wasted 50 hours in traffic in 2012, according to the latest report by the INRIX Traffic Scorecard. More…

Occupy Honolulu on the move again | KHON2 Hawaii's News Leader
Dog lost at Honolulu airport reunited with owner one month later. 2 hours ago The Occupy Honolulu movement has been forced to move once again. The King More…

Gem State NFL Free Agent Signings
10, 2012, in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner). As the NFL Draft wrapped up Saturday, the rush on free agents heated up around the country – but has been slow thus far for former Boise State football players. Cornerback Jerrell Gavins said he signed a More…

1 saved, 1 overboard from remote Pacific sailboat
HONOLULU — A U.S. Coast Guard plane from Hawaii and a Navy warship diverted from its journey home searched a remote area in the middle of the Pacific Ocean for a British man many hours after he was reported overboard from a troubled sailboat. More…

HONOLULU: 1 saved, 1 overboard from remote Pacific sailboat
The U.S. Coast Guard in Hawaii rescued a British citizen and – with help from the U.S. Navy – was searching Sunday for another British man who fell overboard More…

Governor Praises Preschool Progress
HONOLULU – Gov. Neil Abercrombie released a statement late Friday regarding the Hawaii State Legislature passing SB 1093 CD1, which establishes the school readiness program within the Early Learning System. This legislation builds upon the existing More…

Another pitching gem gives No. 4 Fullerton series win
(Krystle Marcellus) Honolulu Star-Advertiser Photo by Krystle Marcellus. Grahamm Wiest tossed eight scoreless innings of two-hit ball and Michael Lorenzen earned his 13th save as No. 4 Fullerton defeated Hawaii 3-0 on Sunday to win the series at Les More…

'School Readiness' Bill Advances in Honolulu
Honolulu — A measure that would serve as a building block to creating a state-funded early childhood education program in the future advanced in conference committee Friday. Senate and House conference committee members voted to move forward More…

'Occupy Honolulu' on the move again | KHON2 Hawaii's News Leader
The Occupy Honolulu movement has been forced to move once again. The King Street sidewalk of Thomas Square along with the parking in the area is closed More…

Winning Hanabusa's seat requires a mixed message
The urban Honolulu district runs from Hawaii Kai to Kapolei and touches both Democratic and Republican strongholds.</p> ~~. What will it take to win Hawaii Congressional District 1? This is one strange district. The urban Honolulu district runs from More…

Isles get exclusive look at May 9 solar eclipse
<p>As seen from Honolulu, the eclipse will start at 2:23 p.m. as the moon starts to slide across the solar disk. The &quot;bite&quot; will get bigger and bigger until the peak at 3:48 p.m., then smaller and smaller, ending at 5:01 p.m.</p> ~~. On May 9 More…

Honolulu holds parade in honor of Manti Te'o, not knowing he wouldn't be able
Te'o.JPG Former Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o was drafted Friday in the second round by the San Diego Chargers. On Saturday, family and friends held a parade for him in Honolulu, but he was unable to attend. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson, File) More…

American Samoa Governor looks to bring airfares from Honolulu down
The American Samoa governor Lolo Matalasi Moliga has confirmed his government is exploring all options to bring down airfares between Honolulu and Pago Pago. The governor told local media he has discussed options for reducing airfares at a meeting … More…

Ex-islander McCollum adds 'Motown' to loaded resume
A New Yorker since the mid-1980s, McCollum owes his spirit of ohana and community, and core values, to his early life in Honolulu. Many knew his mom, the late Sue McCollum. … Login for more… SUBSCRIBER LOGIN: Email. Password. Forgot Password More…

Honolulu holds parade in honor of Manti Te'o, not knowing he
There was a motorcade of cars and floats with Te'o's father, Brian, mother, Ottilia, and grandmother Norma making their way to Laie Park. More…

Antiquated Honolulu airport lobbies getting makeover – Hawaii
The state is converting its antiquated departure lobbies at Honolulu International Airport into more modern facilities. More…

Hot deals: Sicily, Australia, Hawaii, France
United Travel has Hawaii packages from $1999 a person, twin share, including return flights from Auckland to Honolulu and four nights at Sheraton Waikiki. Travel May 6-31; November 24 to December 13. Conditions apply. Sales until June 30. Ph 0800 46 86 More…

Baby born on Honolulu freeway during rush-hour – Hawaii News Now
A police officer delivered a baby girl on a Honolulu freeway during the morning rush-hour commute. More…

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