Honolulu News for May 27th 2013

Indy 500 could be better than 2012's epic race
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Young Brothers reports 3.9% decline in neighbor island shipping
The report from the Honolulu-based cargo shipping company revealed that overall interisland cargo shipments between Nawiliwili Harbor and Honolulu increased by 3.1 percent during the first quarter of this year. In all, cargo container imports to More…

Rear Adm. Thomas Relieves Rear Adm. Ray as Commander USCG 14th District
HONOLULU – Rear Adm. Cari B. Thomas relieved Rear Adm. Charles W. Ray as the Coast Guard's 14th District commander during a change of command ceremony at Base Honolulu Friday. Vice Adm. Paul F. Zukunft, the Coast Guard's Pacific Area More…

Protesters in over 400 cities, including Honolulu, march vs Monsanto
The Honolulu march started at about noon and ended at the Duke Kahanamoku statue at Waikiki Beach. Genetically modified plants are grown from seeds that are engineered to resist insecticides and herbicides, add nutritional benefits or otherwise improve More…

Honoring veterans as monuments decay, funds dry up
HONOLULU — On the shoreline of Hawaii's most famous beach, a decaying structure attracts little attention from wandering tourists. A few glance curiously at the crumbling Waikiki Natatorium, a salt water pool built in 1927 as a memorial to the 10,000 More…

Tropical cyclone forecast for central Pacific is 1 to 3
HONOLULU (AP) – It's looking like it'll be a below-normal hurricane season for the central Pacific. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration issued its 2013 central Pacific hurricane outlook Wednesday at a news conference in Honolulu More…

China Airlines adding nonstop flights between Taiwan and Hawaii
The airline will fly nonstop between Taipei and Honolulu International Airport using Airbus A330 aircraft twice a week, in addition to its seven weekly flights between Taipei and Honolulu that stop in Tokyo, according to Focus Taiwan News Channel. More…

Volunteers set up new playground at Windward YMCA
“We are thrilled to have a new KaBOOM! playground at our Windward YMCA Branch,” Michael Broderick, resident and chief executive officer of the YMCA of Honolulu, said in a statement. “Our Windward Y serves thousands of children and families every year More…

Woman killed in early morning car crash in Mililani
Woman killed in early morning car crash in Mililani. 1 min ago. Honolulu police are investigating a fatal car crash in Mililani that claimed the life of a 19-year old woman. Kaneohe sandbar. DLNR reports rules at Kaneohe sandbar followed on Saturday More…

Readers' tips for Honolulu, Hawaii
The view from the top of the crater is the best in Honolulu. There are a couple of stretches of stairs and a tunnel to be mindful of if you don't like closed spaces. Afterwards, picnic at the base in Kapiolani Park, which has plenty of shaded areas and More…

Officers' fate unclear in brutality-suit deal
Even though the city is settling a police brutality lawsuit for $35,000, the Honolulu Police Department will not disclose whether any of the officers involved were disciplined. The city is settling a lawsuit with a 46-year-old man who sued the city and More…

HPD's social media push receives high marks
“It shows a lot for Honolulu,” HPD spokesperson Teresa Bell said. “We're going to continue to make Honolulu the safest place to live, work and play and how we're doing that is putting information out there to show what we're doing, what the officers More…

Da Kitchen closing Honolulu restaurant on Saturday – Pacific
Da Kitchen, the popular local and Hawaiian food restaurant that started on Maui, will be closing its only Honolulu restaurant on Saturday, co-owner Mariah More…

Woman killed in early morning car crash in Mililani
“When officers got there they found a white '08 Chevy Malibu that had slid down the side of the embankment and the lone female driver had been ejected,” said Honolulu Police Department Lt. Bobby Towne. “We're definitely looking at speed as a factor More…

Honolulu: Missing Portland tourist found dead | Statesman Journal
HONOLULU — An Oregon tourist who vanished on Oahu has been found dead. More…

What Detroit crisis? Pension fund trustees go to Hawaii
Pension fund trustees go to Hawaii. The trip 4,500 miles west to a four-star resort on the world-famous Waikiki Beach in Honolulu doesn’t sit well with the top officials now running Detroit’s finances under an emergency order from the state of Michigan … More…

Rescue crews busy as long Memorial Day weekend begins
Clear skies and brisk trades meant idea conditions for recreational athletes but a busy afternoon for Honolulu Fire Department personnel today as crews responded to a rash of rescue calls around the island. Around 2:15 p.m. firefighters were called to More…

Volunteers needed to sew a lei for Memorial Day
Three generations of Koseki's family made lei together at Honolulu Hale. Her daughter Jeri Velasco says, "I think it's a special part of Hawaii as we make these flowers representing Hawaii. It's like a gift to each of our fallen soldiers." Koseki's More…

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Dirty Beaches: A Nomad Musician Starts Over (And Over, And Over)
His parents were children of communist China, and since setting out, he’s lived in places as far-flung as Honolulu, Montreal and most recently, Berlin. Under the name Dirty Beaches, Hungtai makes washy, dreamy rock music that often feels nostalgic. More…

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