Honolulu News for June 7th 2013

Daily Kos: Honolulu Weekly exits the scene
The Honolulu alternative-weekly newspaper that once featured a column by an activist who became a U.S. Senator and was long recognized for independent More…

Man stopped near stolen car, detained by police, is rushed to hospital in
HONOLULU — An attorney claims an Oahu man's death was the result of excessive force by Honolulu police investigating a stolen vehicle. Stephen Dinnan, 35, was taken off life support Tuesday after he was pronounced brain dead. He had been More…

Makani Kai Air adds Honolulu-Molokai flights to schedule
Interisland carrier Makani Kai Air is expanding its route structure with the addition of five daily roundtrip flights between Honolulu International Airport and Molokai Airport in Hoolehua beginning on Saturday, the airline announced Wednesday. Makani More…

Honolulu Weekly will close permanently after this week's issue, publisher says
The majority owner and publisher of the free-distribution Honolulu Weekly said Wednesday she is closing down the newspaper after nearly 24 years as Hawaii's largest alternative weekly publication. Wednesday's issue is the last under Laurie Carlson's More…

Man stopped near stolen car, detained by police, is rushed to hospital in
HONOLULU — There were no assault injuries on a man whose family is claiming Honolulu police used excessive force in detaining him, the medical examiner's office said Wednesday. No "assaultive-type" injuries were found on Stephen Dinnan during the More…

Honolulu Weekly closing amid financial issues
HONOLULU (AP) — The publisher of Honolulu Weekly said Wednesday that the local newspaper is shutting down after struggling to maintain revenue and trying unsuccessfully to find a buyer. Publisher Laurie Carlson said in an open letter published in the More…

Former Honolulu Club operator Meridian Sports Clubs exits Ch. 11
Meridian Sports Clubs California LLC, which recently opened the Island Club and Spa fitness club at the Koolani condominium in Kakaako and until recently operated the Honolulu Club, has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization. The Los More…

Honolulu Weekly closing amid financial issues – Hawaii News Now – KGMB and
HONOLULU (AP) – The publisher of Honolulu Weekly says the local newspaper is shutting down after struggling to maintain revenue and unsuccessful attempt to try to sell the free weekly. Publisher Laurie Carlson said in an open letter published in its More…

Honolulu police arrest man in Oregon visitor death
HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu police say they've arrested a man in connection with the death of a visitor from Oregon. The Honolulu Police Department said they arrested the 38-year-old Wednesday. Police say the man is being held on suspicion of murder in More…

Honolulu police arrest man in connection with Oregon woman's dea – Hawaii
The Honolulu Police Department says it has arrested a man in connection with the murder of an Oregon woman whose body was found on the Waianae Coast. According to HPD, Nathaniel Cosby was arrested shortly after 10 a.m. Wednesday at Honolulu More…

Man arrested in Honolulu death of Portland woman
The man was arrested about 10:15 a.m. Wednesday at the Honolulu International Airport on suspicion of second-degree murder, said police spokeswoman Michelle Yu. She did not release his identity and the case is still under investigation. The body of More…

Honolulu rail chief Dan Grabauskas returns from touring rail systems in Europe
Dan Grabauskas, the executive director and CEO of the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation, just returned from a business trip to Europe that he said could save the city millions of dollars on the rail-transit project and help the transit agency More…

Honolulu police arrest 38-year-old man in connection with Oregon visitor's death
HONOLULUHonolulu police say they've arrested a man in connection with the death of a visitor from Oregon. The Honolulu Police Department says the 38-year-old is being held on suspicion of murder in the death of Ivanice "Ivy" Harris. More…

Council approves $2B budget for Honolulu
The Honolulu City Council approved a budget of more than $2 billion for the upcoming fiscal year. It includes all the money Mayor Kirk Caldwell wanted for sewer and road work. The eight Honolulu City Council members who attended Wednesday's meeting More…

Draft supplemental study on Honolulu rail complete
HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu has completed a supplemental environmental study in response to a federal judge's ruling on the city's rail project. The study says a Beretania Street tunnel is feasible but not prudent because of its "extraordinary costs" and More…

Honolulu Publishing buys Spotlight-Gold magazines
Honolulu Publishing Co. has purchased the Spotlight-Gold visitor-oriented magazines from Inflight Marketing Inc. for an undisclosed price. The visitor publications will be a “strong fit” with Honolulu Publishing's Drive Guides, said Chairman David More…

Woman repays elderly victim in medical scam
Katy Sterio, 34, who has spent nearly a year in jail, repaid the money Wednesday as part of her plea deal to avoid a prison term of up to 10 years, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported (http://bit.ly/186NnJT). She remains under investigation and faces More…

Former Honolulu Club operator emerges from bankruptcy
Meridian Sports Clubs California LLC, former operator of the Honolulu Club on Ward Ave., has emerged from the Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization case it filed in October. Meridian vacated the Honolulu Club in May and now operates Island Club and More…

Sudden Death: Honolulu's Weekly Newspaper
While Hawaii welcomes the news that Huffington Post is coming this fall in a partnership with Civil Beat, we mourn the sudden demise of Honolulu's only independent weekly newspaper, Honolulu Weekly. HW announced today that its June 5-11 issue will be More…

Honolulu Nonprofit Earmarks Duck Budget Ax
The Honolulu City Council just approved a $2 billion operating budget that includes more than $8 million in earmarks for nonprofits and other special interest groups. These appropriations have been front and center during this year's budget negotiations. More…

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