Honolulu News for May 8th 2013

Downtown Honolulu celebrates Cinco de Mayo | KHON2 Hawaii's
Downtown Honolulu celebrates Cinco de Mayo. 6 mins ago. The annual Cinco de Mayo street festival in downtown Honolulu was held Saturday night. 5-4 PETS More…

United States to Host Major Meeting of Pacific Rim Standards and Conformity
Washington, DC, May 7, 2013: On behalf of the United States, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) will serve as host of the first-ever Joint Annual Meeting of the Pacific Area Standards Congress (PASC) and the Pacific Accreditation More…

Hidot breaks ground for new Aloha Air Cargo facility at Honolulu Airport
The State of Hawaii, Department of Transportation (Hidot) has broken ground for a new Aloha Air Cargo facility at the Honolulu International Airport, which forms a part of the approximately $750 million Honolulu International Airport improvement project. More…

Aloha Air Cargo facility will consolidate operations at Honolulu airport
Aloha Air Cargo has broken ground on a new air cargo facility at Honolulu International Airport that will consolidate cargo operations, aircraft maintenance, and More…

Keawe Street makai of Ala Moana closed due to suspicious package
Honolulu police shut down Keawe Street makai of Ala Moana Boulevard after a suspicious package was found in the area. (Jamm Aquino/jaquino@staradvertiser.com). Honolulu police reopened Keawe Street between Ala Moana Boulevard and Ilalo Street More…

Envision Hawaii Social Entrepreneur Series: Pono Shim, CEO of Enterprise
Envision Hawaii Social entrepreneurs change the world for the better. Envision Hawaii, a Hawaii nonprofit aiming to connect and encourage social entrepreneurs with supportive people in their community, features a monthly “First Tuesday” gathering with More…

Hawaii begins $739M upgrade to Honolulu International Airport
The state of Hawaii plans to break ground Thursday on a four-year, $739 million renovation and expansion at Honolulu International Airport, starting with a new More…

Jury selected in Deedy trial
Deedy, of Arlington, Va., was in Honolulu for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit. Attorneys began the jury selection process on April 15, questioning potential panelists individually because the case has generated considerable media attention. More…

Jurors selected for agent's Hawaii murder trial
HONOLULU (AP) — A jury has been selected for the murder trial of a federal agent charged with shooting a man inside a Waikiki McDonald's restaurant. The Honolulu prosecutor's office says nine men and three women were selected as jurors Tuesday. More…

B.C. women arrested at Honolulu airport | More Local News – KITV
A woman and her sister from British Columbia were arrested at Honolulu International Airport Thursday after some kind of disturbance happened on an Allegiant More…

"Never Seen Anything More Spectacular" Shen Yun, Honolulu
Honolulu is a tourist hot spot and both locals and tourists came to see Shen Yun Performing Arts on the evening of Saturday, May 4th, at Blaisdell Concert Hall. [Oscar Tudela, Owner, Commercial Building Business]: "Oh, my God. It's, I can't describe More…

LA edges out Honolulu for worst traffic
After being replaced by Honolulu for a year, Los Angeles once again earned the title of the most congested metro area in the country. At 5 p.m. on a Friday in 2012, the average driver wasted more than 28 minutes in traffic, according to INRIX, a More…

Honolulu workers earn more than the national average
The average Honolulu-area worker earned $22.24 an hour in May 2012, about 1 percent higher than the national average of $22.01 an hour, according to the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics. Those in the legal profession were the highest More…

University of Hawaii president says she'll retire
She told the Honolulu Star-Advertiser her retirement isn't related to the athletic department's botched attempt to hold a fundraiser concert headlined by Stevie Wonder. State lawmakers criticized Greenwood's response when it became clear the university More…

Victims recall being shot on Honolulu freeway
HONOLULU (AP) — Amie Lou Asuncion recalled running across a Honolulu freeway after being shot in the back while driving in 2011, and then hiding in some plants because she feared the shooter was following her. Asuncion testified Tuesday in the More…

Honolulu firefighters rescue cat stuck in car engine – KHON
A pet cat was stuck in the engine of a car in the parking lot of an apartment complex on Kaheka Street around 6p.m. Sunday. More…

Wake Up And Smell The Tuna? Sunrise At Honolulu's Fish Auction
If you are up at 5 in the morning in Honolulu and are wondering what to do, I have a suggestion: Head over to Pier 38 and watch the Honolulu Fish Auction. It’s quite a scene. Getting up at 5 may seem a bit extreme, but for recent arrivals to Hawaii … More…

Wake Up And Smell The Tuna? Sunrise At Honolulu's Fish Auction – NPR
Actually, fresh fish doesn't smell "fishy," says Joe Palca. He spent a recent morning watching Hawaii's fishermen sell some 50000 pounds of catch on the More…

Murder trial opens for man accused in Oahu rampage
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. Cindy Nguyen was in the passenger’s seat of her … More…

Honolulu to host international meeting
"By hosting the event in Honolulu, ANSI is reaffirming the U.S. commitment to international standardization and creating opportunities for U.S. industry to participate in standards and conformance activities that promote global market access,” said S More…

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