Honolulu News for June 21st 2013

Manchester To Honolulu: Pen Pals Since 1940
For more than 70 years, Fike and her Honolulu pen pal, Geraldine (Ferreira) Anderson, wrote each other about twice a month. Only Anderson's recent poor health halted the correspondence. News stories over the past 20 years report pen pal relationships More…

Manchester To Honolulu: Pen Pals Since 1940
In 1940, a teenage girl found passage to a faraway land on a back page of a comic book. The pen pal wanted listings showed "Jerrie" in Hawaii was seeking a letter-writing friend, and 14-year-old Domenica "Sunny" Quaglia, of 75 1/2 Birch St., Manchester More…

Bike ride around Honolulu promotes mass transportation
The City plans to create a bike lane from Downtown to University as part of its “Complete Streets” program. It is also looking to extend the pilot bike share program into Downtown Honolulu. “If we do this right, you look at the beautiful weather we More…

Honolulu mayor proposes bike lanes beneath planned elevated rail transit tracks
… proposes bike lanes beneath planned elevated rail transit tracks. Staff Pacific Business News. Mayor Kirk Caldwell says the city is considering placing a bicycle path underneath the elevated tracks of Honolulu’s planned $5.16 billion rail transit … More…

Honolulu mayor to ride bike, talk transportation
Honolulu says it's increasing opportunities for safe and convenient walking, bicycling, and access to public transportation. Caldwell will be joined by Environmental Protection Agency Region 9 Administrator Jared Blumenfeld, Gov. Neil Abercrombie's More…

ABC Limo, Honolulu- Thank You! – Honolulu Message Board – TripAdvisor
Thank you, Melvin, for waiting for our flight to arrive – 7hrs late. Melvin was so kind to change our pick up time after a flight delay. He showed up pleasant and More…

PBS Hawaii: Developing Honolulu's Urban Core
What are the plans for developing Honolulu's urban core? Governor Neil Abercrombie has his sights set on developing Kakaako as Oahu's “Third City.” The longtime warehouse district is already home to a vibrant up-and-coming arts community. Future plans More…

Honolulu Council Begging for Sea Level Rise Lawsuits
Last week New York City's mayor announced that the city is spending $20 billion to protect against sea level rise. To our great peril, our city and county government, on an island surrounded by the sea, refuses to acknowledge that there is even a More…

Hawaiian Airlines to operate direct Taipei-Honolulu flights
Taipei, June 19 (CNA) Hawaiian Airlines will start offering non-stop services from Taipei to Honolulu from July to cash in on increased passenger numbers since the U.S. began extending visa-free treatment to Taiwanese nationals, the company said More…

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Police search for man who allegedly robbed Waikiki couple – 07:45 a.m.. Man seriously injured after SUV hits tree in Hawaii Kai – 07:22 a.m.. Honolulu a Top 10 SMARTest city – 07:00 a.m.. Social network gaffes plague Japanese politicians – 06:30 a.m.. More…

Honolulu a Top 10 SMARTest city
8, Boston, Mass.; Honolulu, and No. 10, San Jose, Calif. The magazine and food brand also have announced a nationwide SMART Search contest which will give fans a chance to be highlighted for having “smart in the bag” by embodying “SMART,” the More…

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Man seriously injured after SUV hits tree in Hawaii Kai – 07:22 a.m.. Honolulu a Top 10 SMARTest city – 07:00 a.m.. L.A. to give every student an iPad – 05:55 a.m.. Dolce and Gabbana convicted of tax evasion – 05:25 a.m.. Microsoft changes Xbox One More…

Bike ride around Honolulu promotes mass transportation
It is also looking to extend the pilot bike share program into Downtown Honolulu. “If we do this right, you look at the beautiful weather we have today, and this is every day, every day, winter, spring, summer or fall, I think we can see a city that's More…

Honolulu Mayor Caldwell to ride bicycle through city, talk transportation options
Caldwell plans to ride a bicycle through the Moiliili, downtown and Kakaako neighborhoods on Wednesday. City, state and federal officials will join him along with bicycling advocates. The group will ride along King and Beretania streets as well as More…

Seeking an ocean of audience: Honolulu Civil Beat partners with Huffington
When Honolulu Civil Beat launched three years ago, it took some contrarian stands. At a time when many civic-minded journalism startups were filing for nonprofit status, Civil Beat bet on succeeding as a for-profit. When many thought digital … More…

Boy, 8, falls through Honolulu trash chute
HONOLULU (AP) — An 8-year-old boy was taken to a hospital trauma center in serious condition after he fell down a garbage chute of a Honolulu high-rise apartment building, authorities said. The boy apparently went through a trash chute Wednesday night More…

Honolulu 1954 – Honolulu Forum – TripAdvisor
I ran across this interesting video of Honolulu back in 1954…thought it would be of interest to all you Honolulu fans. More…

Hawaii News – Honolulu Star-Advertiser
News – Hawaii's news leader for Hawaii news. Honolulu Star-Advertiser provides up to the minute breaking news in Honolulu, Hawaii. With expanded photo More…

Honolulu mayor to ride bike, talk transportation
HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell is going for a bike ride. Caldwell plans to ride a bicycle through the Moiliili, downtown and Kakaako neighborhoods on Wednesday. City, state and federal officials will join him along with bicycling advocates. More…

HART to solicit public input on Honolulu station designs
The meetings will be held June 25 for the Farrington Highway Station "group," which includes West Loch, Waipahu Transit Center and Leeward Community College stations. A meeting to discuss the East Kapolei and University of Hawaii-West Oahu stations More…

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