Honolulu News for May 7th 2013

Sunday Funday: Honolulu Ave. Was Full of Festivities
Even four-legged guests were enjoying themselves further on Honolulu Avenue, with contests, raffles and a pet parade at the Wags 'n Whiskers/Kids 'n Kritters event. Harvest Market Manager Mark Sheridan and company are trying to fulfill a specific More…

Hawaii teens honored in D.C. for volunteerism
Fourteen year-old Michael-Logan Jordan of Kailua and Brittany Amano, 15, of Honolulu, have been honored in Wash., D.C. as Hawaii's two top youth volunteers of 2013. Jordan, of Kailua Intermediate School, and Amano, a sophomore at 'Iolani School, were More…

Hawaii Legislature wants state to buy Maui land
The Hawaii Legislature has passed a bill requiring the state Department of Land and Natural Resources to work on purchasing the shorefront property, The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Monday (http://bit.ly/12ch8lE). Lawmakers set aside $20 million More…

Honolulu Magazine – May 2013 – Hawaii
Honolulu Magazine brings readers the very best of what Hawaii and Honolulu have to offer, covering people, culture, arts, politics, issues, restaurants, events, More…

Opening statements in Oahu highway murder trial
Follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Page 1 of 1. HONOLULU (AP) — The daughter of a woman shot to death at a Honolulu intersection in 2011 described on Monday seeing her mother's head jerk back and worrying that the shooter would kill her as well. More…

Field Notes: Trivia Night at Manifest
Field Notes: Trivia Night at Manifest. Field Notes explores Honolulu’s vibrant and varied scenes and subcultures. This month: Tuesday Quiz Night. David Thompson. Bar-trivia night at Manifest. The bar serves oversize hot dogs, but many players bring … More…

UH PRESIDENT GREENWOOD TO RETIRE IN SEPTEMBER
(Jamm Aquino/Honolulu Star-Advertiser). University of Hawaii President M.R.C. Greenwood will retire in September to spend more time with family and address health issues, she told the Star-Advertiser today. Greenwood, who just turned 70, said her More…

Police arrest man accused in fatal stabbing at Honolulu homeless camp
HONOLULU — A Kalihi man suspected of fatally stabbing a man at a homeless camp underneath a Honolulu highway has been arrested. Hawaii News Now (http://is.gd/ZxSJgY) reports that 24-year-old Herwin Magbulos was arrested on Sunday. More…

Sailboat located; phone broken
Coast Guard watchstanders in Joint Rescue Coordination Center Honolulu were contacted by the crew aboard the motor vessel Kristen Picer, a Panamanian-flagged cargo vessel, at approximately 8:55 a.m. Sunday that they had located the Siesta. More…

Murder trial opens for man accused in Oahu rampage
A Honolulu jury heard opening statements this morning in the trial of a man accused of killing a mother of 10, injuring two other motorists and firing at four others, including two police officers, during a 17-minute shooting spree on Oahu roads nearly More…

Honolulu prices – food prices, beer prices, hotel prices, attraction
Hotels in Honolulu tend to be fairly busy all year round, but the peak season for prices and crowds is the weeks around Christmas and New Years, and general More…

Hawaii: Honolulu International Airport Modernization Begins Construction
With the groundbreaking for a new Aloha Air Cargo facility, the state Department of Transportation today celebrated the start of approximately $750 million in improvement projects for the Honolulu International Airport, as part of the statewide Hawaii. More…

Matson profit jumps to $9.1M in 1st quarter
HONOLULU (AP) — Cargo company Matson Inc. said Monday its first-quarter profit more than doubled to $9.1 million, driven by increased trade in Hawaii, higher rates in China and running one fewer ship in its fleet. The Honolulu company said its More…

HPD alert system hacked, user emails and passwords compromised
The Honolulu Police Department confirmed that its old public alert system was hacked by “an unauthorized person or persons” over the weekend, compromising information not just of the department but the email addresses, cellular phone numbers and More…

Don't let condos crowd neighbors
<p>The shortage of housing for urban Honolulu residents with modest incomes is critical. It shouldn't have been surprising when more than enough applicants resulted in the sales of all 635 units of a 46-story tower to be erected at 801 South Street More…

Hawaii Legislature wants state to buy Maui land
The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Monday (http://bit.ly/12ch8lE) that the Hawaii Legislature has passed a bill requiring the state to work on purchasing the shorefront property. Lawmakers set aside $20 million in bond financing to fund the sale More…

Hearing to be held on abandoned Hawaii baby's fate
HONOLULU (AP) — What happens to a newborn girl police say was dropped off at a Honolulu hospital will be decided in Family Court. The court will decide whether to return the child to her family or whether parental rights will be terminated. An initial More…

Honolulu International Airport to get $700M facelift – KHON
after being on the run. 1 hour ago. Honolulu police say 38 year old Rudy McMahan was arrested Wednesday in Waianae thanks to an anonymous tip. More…

Opening statements in Oahu highway murder trial
Page 1 of 1. HONOLULU (AP) — Lawyers are expected to give opening statements Monday in the murder trial of a Hawaii pastor's son accused of going on a shooting rampage that killed a mother of 10 and left two others wounded. Toby Stangel is charged More…

Honolulu firefighters rescue cat stuck in car engine
Honolulu firefighters had an unusual rescue in the Ala Moana area. A pet cat was stuck in the engine of this car. It happened in the parking lot of an apartment complex on Kaheka Street around 6 p.m. Sunday. The Hawaiian Humane Society was also called More…

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