Honolulu News for May 24th 2013

Honolulu to be finish line for ocean rowing race – Hawaii News
The inaugural Great Pacific Race, a human-powered rowing race, will launch from Monterey, Calif. June 7, 2014 and will end 2100 nautical miles later in More…

Hawaii woman sues Salvation Army, claims sex abuse
HONOLULU (AP) — A woman's lawsuit against the Salvation Army claims she was molested by a minister as a child in the late 1950s and that when the organization found out, he was simply moved from Oahu to Maui. Nancy Spencer's lawsuit filed on Maui More…

LIN Media, Time Warner Cable dispute threatens cable blackout for KHON
Honolulu television station KHON is warning viewers that its agreement with Oceanic Time Warner Cable expires May 31, and that the cable system will not carry the Fox affiliate's signal after that date unless a new agreement is reached. "We are working More…

American Samoa to keep frequent flier miles of government travelers; use for
Hawaiian Airlines agreed to the plan that takes effect on June 1, American Samoa Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga said. The Honolulu-based airline is the only carrier connecting the unincorporated U.S. territory midway between Hawaii and New Zealand with the More…

American Samoa to keep flier miles of government travelers
Associated Press writer Oskar Garcia in Honolulu contributed to this report. More From The Star-Advertiser American Samoa government travelers to lose flier miles. Print Email Comment | View Comments Most Popular Save Post ? Retweet. COMMENTS. 999 More…

Hawaiian flight to Australia returns to Honolulu because of system
A Hawaiian Airlines flight bound for Sydney, Australia, returned to Honolulu International Airport Monday afternoon because of a system problem. More…

Time Magazine Publishes Obama's Honolulu Prom Photo
TIME Magazine obtained and published this picture of President Obama the night of his senior prom in Honolulu, Hawaii, in 1979, from his classmate Kelli Allman. From TIME's press release on the picture: Pictured left to right in the attached photo More…

Daily Deal: Honolulu museum pass offered for Memorial Day weekend
Those visiting Honolulu over Memorial Day weekend will have a chance to visit three museums at a discounted price — and spend as much time as they like at More…

Missing Oregon woman on a birthday vacation in Waikiki is found dead
An Oregon woman traveled to Honolulu for a vacation to celebrate her 29th birthday is found dead, according to a May 21, report by Hawaii News Now. Honolulu visitor Ivanice “Ivy” Harris was last seen outside of a seedy dive bar in Waikiki, Kelley O’Neil’s. More…

Honolulu chosen for RE.invest Initiative
The selection makes the City and County of Honolulu eligible for help from engineers, attorneys and financing experts to design green infrastructure programs that can be financed by private and public resources, the mayor’s office said. ???We’re … More…

Da Kitchen closing Honolulu restaurant on Saturday
“We were negotiating the monthly rent and although we worked on that negotiation, it didn't work out and we wish them well,” said P. Gregory Frey, a Honolulu attorney and president of the St. Louis Alumni Association board of directors. He said the More…

Honolulu: Missing Portland tourist found dead
The Honolulu Medical Examiner's office has identified the body of a woman found along the Waianae coastline on Monday as Ivanice “Ivy” Harris. Her body was found on the west side of Oahu. Hawaii NewsNow reports (http://is.gd/Z4KRHY ) that the medical More…

Japan Coast Guard cadets visit Coast Guard Base Honolulu
Japan Coast Guard cadets visit Coast Guard Base HonoluluMore…

Honolulu mayor open to skyscraper at Blaisdell Center
Honolulu's mayor recalls coming to his first concert at the Blaisdell to see Jimi Hendrix. “I remember going into the arena and it was like a spaceship, and I was like wow, this is amazing,” said Kirk Caldwell. But that was a long time ago. The More…

From Our Files: Tourism
Throughout 2013–our 125th anniversary year–From Our Files will focus on a different theme each month, looking back at how particular aspects of life in Honolulu were lived and reported on by HONOLULU Magazine and its predecessor, Paradise of the More…

Federal Judge Refuses To Toss (de)Occupy Honolulu Suit Despite
The protest group was in federal court Friday to argue the constitutionality of a city ordinance. More…

Pacific Army head calls for Stryker Brigade review
HONOLULU — Hawaii is expected to keep its 22,500 active-duty soldiers, but the future of the Stryker Brigade, a team of soldiers equipped with the namesake armored vehicles, needs to be evaluated as the Army downsizes and changes its focus, according More…

Young Brothers reports drop in first-quarter shipping volumes
Cargo shipments between Honolulu and six neighbor island ports fell 3.9 percent during the first quarter of this year, continuing the volatility in intrastate commerce that has persisted since the 2008-2009 recession. The biggest declines occurred at More…

NFL Pro Bowl future in Honolulu is uncertain, $25 million in revenue at risk
The NFL Pro Bowl is scheduled to return to Honolulu’s Aloha Stadium for 2014. Goodell stated in a videotaped press conference that the NFL is considering moving the Pro Bowl to various locations in a rotation, similar to the Super Bowl’ rotation roster. More…

Honolulu gas prices tick back up
Average retail gasoline prices in Honolulu have risen 1 cent per gallon in the past week, averaging $4.25 per gallon this week, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 214 gas outlets in Honolulu. (Jamm Aquino / jaquino@staradvertiser.com). Average More…

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