Honolulu News for May 25th 2013

Honolulu nightclub owner arrested, again – Hawaii News Now
A Honolulu nightclub owner is in trouble with the law again. Michael Miske Jr., 39 , was booked Tuesday morning on charges of second degree assault and 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…

No tsunami threat from 8.2-magnitude earthquake off Russia
On the south shore of the island, the tsunami was powerful enough to throw a cement barge in the Honolulu Harbor into a freighter. The island of Hawaii experienced run up to 6.1 meters. In Hilo, a small bridge connecting Coconut Island to the shore was More…

Should Honolulu Council Restore TheBus Or Spend More Money On Charities?
One of the biggest gripes the Honolulu City Council has about Mayor Kirk Caldwell's operating budget was that it didn't do enough to restore bus service. While he included an extra $3.5 million in his budget for this endeavor, some council members More…

Honolulu's Giuseppe Leone launching Mobile Mediation – Pacific
Honolulu mediator Giuseppe Leone, who recently ran the successful Virtual Mediation Lab, is at it again with the launch of another project called Mobile More…

Go carefully on Blaisdell redo
<p>But this particular complex should be especially important to Honolulu residents because it houses two gathering places for countless concerts, sports events and other spectacles. They are landmarks for many kamaaina. In particular, the domed arena More…

Former Maui Resident Indicted for Operating Ponzi Scheme
HONOLULU – A federal grand jury in Honolulu, Hawaii today returned a 17-count indictment of GEORGE LINDELL, age 65 , and HOLLY HOAEAE, age 39, for operating an alleged pyramid or ???Ponzi??? scheme between January 2005 and November 2010. More…

Thick vog causing health problems
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii residents, many of them with asthma and allergies, are suffering from the health effects of thick vog. But the Honolulu Star-Advertiser (http://is.gd/E8uL7D) reports that relief could be on the way. Vog is the term used for More…

Chinatown in Honolulu – Intelligent Travel
An enclave of 19th- and 20th-century facades near downtown Honolulu, Chinatown turned gritty in the 1960s. But the markets, herbalists, and lei shops never lost their bustle, and a new wave of hot spots is bringing in a fashionable crowd.
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“TWO: THE STORY OF ROMAN AND NYRO” TO SCREEN AT HONOLULU
(Honolulu, HI) – One of the most eagerly awaited films of the year will have its Canadian Premiere this month at the 23rd Annual InsideOut Film Festival. Directed by Heather Winters, TWO: The Story of Roman and Nyro, documents the 12-year journey of More…

State library comes long way from men-only beginning
This year the Hawaii State Library on King and Punchbowl streets celebrates its centennial. However, the library's history dates back 34 years earlier to 1879, to the Honolulu Workingmen's Library Association. Yes, you read correctly, it was for More…

Open House Pick of the Week: Ewa Beach
At first I thought it was odd that you could buy this four-bed, two-bath house in the Ewa Gentry Trovare community in Ewa Beach for about the same price as a condo in central Honolulu, but then I realized it was a short sale. The property is on sale … More…

2 seriously injured in Kaneohe house fire
Terry Seelig, Honolulu Fire Department spokesman. The fire was brought under control 20 minutes later. The fire is believed to have started in the rear bedroom of the three-bedroom home. There were another two bedrooms in an addition to the house that More…

Road closures tonight during Troy Barboza torch run
The Honolulu Police Department is advising motorists of road closures tonight in the Waikiki area due to the First Hawaiian Bank Troy Barboza Law Enforcement Torch Run. Hundreds of runners and walkers are expected to attend the event in support of More…

De-Occupy Honolulu Cat-And-Mouse To Continue For Now
U.S. District Court Judge J. Michael Seabright issued his official orders regarding (de)Occupy Honolulu this week. Essentially, he said the city can continue to raid the encampments so long as officials comply with the stored property ordinance. This More…

Sew a Lei for Memorial Day
Tomorrow: Sew a Lei for Memorial Day Monday: Mayor's Memorial Day Ceremony Honolulu Hale – The Department of Parks and Recreation and the Mayor's Office of Culture and the Arts (MOCA) invite the public to Honolulu Hale tomorrow, May 24, More…

Honolulu mayor open to skyscraper at Blaisdell Center | More Local
Transit development plan to encourage public benefit. More…

Defense Energy Technology Challenge (DETC) Announces its Final Call for
HONOLULU and AUSTIN, Texas, May 23, 2013 — /PRNewswire/ — The U.S. Department of Defense is seeking innovative energy solutions to increase the safety of its troops, lower energy costs, and reduce its reliance on foreign energy supplies. More…

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…

Honolulu mayor open to skyscraper at Blaisdell Center
Hawaii tsunami threat after 2 strong quakes near Tonga. Text Size: ASmall Text; AMedium Text; ALarge Text. Kakaako transit development plan calls for new skyscraper. Honolulu's mayor recalls coming to his first concert at the Blaisdell to see Jimi More…

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