Honolulu News for June 12th 2013

Honolulu's first olive oil boutique
Dana Bergman, owner of Island Olive Oil Co., takes a shot of olive oil daily. For health, he says. I've read the latest news on the Mediterranean Diet and how good olive oil is for you, but I still prefer my olive oil with food and my shot glasses More…

Draft supplemental study on Honolulu rail complete – Hawaii News
Honolulu has completed a supplemental environmental study in response to a federal judge's ruling on the city's rail project. More…

The Honolulu Star-Advertiser Outtakes column
June 09–If there was an award for viewing the most films in a year, Barry Rivers would certainly be a contender. The founder of the Maui Film Festival figures he watched parts or all of nearly 1,000 movies as he whittled his festival selection to 51 More…

Honolulu, Oslo most expensive cities for summer travel: report
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Travelers looking to get the most for their money on summer vacations may want to avoid Honolulu and Oslo, Norway, which are the most expensive cities according to a survey released on Tuesday, and head instead to Las Vegas or More…

Honolulu Weekly plans to return
Just days after announcing it was shutting down the Honolulu Weekly says it's coming back. How it's coming back remains unclear at this time. A statement on Sunday from the Weekly's Facebook page directs readers to subscribe to an exclusive e-mail list More…

Honolulu Zoo's “Wildest Show in Town” summer concert series starts tomorrow
The Honolulu Zoo Society maintains that the show is Oahu's longest-running summer series and remains among the most affordable. The participation fee is $3 per person, with proceeds benefiting the Honolulu Zoo Society, which focuses on conservation More…

Booz Allen stock falls after employee intel leak
Booz Allen Hamilton's offices are on the 30th floor of the Pacific Guardian Center's Makai Tower in downtown Honolulu. (Jamm Aquino/jaquino@staradvertiser.com). Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp. fell 2.6 percent after Edward Snowden, an employee, More…

Honolulu edges New York as priciest US city for summer visitors
In Honolulu, an overnight stay in a four-star hotel, a two-course dinner with wine, and taxi fares to and from the airport will cost on average $504.94 this summer, edging out New York City's $504.25. Boston, San Francisco and Chicago round out the top More…

Federal appeals court to hear arguments in Honolulu in request to move agent's
HONOLULU — The trial of a federal agent charged with killing a man inside a Waikiki McDonald's should be moved to U.S. District Court because publicity about racial issues and animosity toward the federal government could hinder a fair trial in state More…

U.S. spy programs raise ire both home and abroad
'80s legends The Cure coming to Honolulu ? PICS: 2013 Miss Hawaii Scholarship Pageant ? PICS: 'SALT' at Turtle Bay Resort ? PICS: 'Discover Kaka'ako' at Ward Centers ? Crystal Lee crowned Miss Hawaii 2013 ? PICS: 'Riddimfest' at the Waterfront at Aloha More…

Whistleblowers need protection
~~<p>A federal contractor employee in Honolulu who leaked classified information to reporters is being hailed by many Americans as a whistleblower who revealed a program that has gathered hundreds of millions of U.S. phone records and Internet data in More…

Honolulu Weekly Gas Price Update and Outlook – June 10, 2013
Average retail gasoline prices in Honolulu have not moved in the past week, averaging $4.23/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 214 gas.
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Honolulu Weekly Gas Price Update and Outlook – June 10, 2013
Average retail gasoline prices in Honolulu have not moved in the past week, averaging $4.23/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 214 gas outlets in Honolulu. This compares with the national average that has not moved in the last week to More…

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Latest News/Updates. Google snaps up Waze to add to mapping service – 08:54 a.m.. Bicyclist in serious condition after Aiea crash – 08:26 a.m.. Surveillance video helps police catch two suspected thieves – 08:10 a.m.. Honolulu gas prices idle – 07:58 a.m.. More…

Honolulu police officer sent to hospital in critical condition because
An alleged drunk driver runs into a Honolulu police officer's car, leaving the officer in critical condition. More…

Honolulu Revealed As Highest-Priced U.S. City This Summer, While Las Vegas
Among TripIndex Cities, Honolulu rings up the biggest tab as the most expensive U.S. destination with a TripIndex cost of $504.94, while Las Vegas offers the most affordable stay at $272.94. Oslo, Norway comes in as the costliest global city at $581.08 More…

TripAdvisor: Honolulu is highest-priced US city
Honolulu has leapt to the top spot on an annual TripAdvisor list, but the news could give potential visitors pause about booking travel here. The travel site ranks Honolulu the highest-priced U.S. destination this summer following a 29 percent increase More…

Honolulu Revealed As Highest-Priced US City This Summer, While Las Vegas
NEWTON, Mass., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – TripAdvisor, the – world's biggest travel site*, today unveiled TripIndex Cities 2013, the – third annual yearly cost comparison of an night out & overnight stay for two people in very popular cities around More…

Honolulu Magazine – June 2013 – Hawaii
June 2013. Features. How to Fix Hawaii's Doctor Shortage. Hawaii has hundreds fewer physicians than it needs, particularly in primary care. Here's what's being More…

Contractor in military secrets case moves to Honolulu halfway house from
HONOLULU — A defense contractor accused of giving military secrets to his Chinese girlfriend has moved to a Honolulu halfway house to await trial. Court records show Benjamin Bishop was sent to Mahoney Hale (HAH'-lay) from Honolulu's federal More…

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