Honolulu News for May 31st 2013

Prices to increase for Honolulu Star-Advertiser paper
Prices to increase for Honolulu Star-Advertiser paper. 41 mins ago. Starting June 1st, the price of the Honolulu Star Advertiser will go up by 25-cents. On Oahu, a daily edition will be $1 and the Sunday paper will cost $2.25. More…

Honolulu nightclub owner appears in court | KHON2
A Honolulu nightclub owner appeared in court Tuesday morning. Honolulu Police say Miske, 39, assaulted a man and damaged his property during a fight in More…

2013 Honolulu Triathlon Recap
On Sunday May 19th, close to 900 athletes from around the world listened for the cannon to fire before leaping into the waters of Waikiki to start the 10th annual Honolulu Triathlon (http://www.honolulutriathlon.com/). As my girlfriend (now fiancee!) More…

Honolulu ranks 4th among US cities with tallest skyscrapers
Although First Hawaiian Center has remained the city’s tallest building since 1996, the rest of the top three buildings were built in the last five years: Kakaako condominiums Pacifica Honolulu (2011) and the Moana Pacific towers (2008). Over the past … More…

National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific Reviews – Honolulu
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu: See 661 reviews, articles, and 138 photos of National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, ranked No.3 on More…

Hagel visits troops in Hawaii on first Asia trip
HONOLULU — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel met Thursday with troops at Hickam Field in Hawaii on the way to his first visit to Asia as defense chief. The weeklong trip will take him to Singapore and then to Brussels. Hagel plans to deliver a speech to a More…

NTSB: Copter lost power before Honolulu landing
HONOLULU (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board's preliminary report on a helicopter's crash-landing in downtown Honolulu says the engine suddenly lost power. The NTSB report released this week says the engine lost power while the More…

New Hawaii law lifts permitting rules for harbors
HONOLULU (AP) — Lawmakers say a new Hawaii law could help the state develop commercial harbors faster and more efficiently. Gov. Neil Abercrombie signed a bill last week to allow the state Department of Transportation to sidestep conservation district More…

"Samurai Summer" at Honolulu Museum of Art features traveling exhibition, film
Hawaii_Oahu_Honolulu_art_museum_samurai These days, we glimpse the influence of samurai art in popular culture, from the look of anime characters in comic books and video games to the design of Darth Vader's helmet in Star Wars movies. More…

SecDef Hagel to address troops at Hickam this morning
Hagel, a former Republican senator from Nebraska who was chosen by President Barack Obama to succeed Leon Panetta as defense secretary, arrived Wednesday in Honolulu, where he headed to Camp Smith and was briefed by Adm. Samuel Locklear on More…

Honolulu Association of Insurance Professionals Donates $4000 to IHS
The Honolulu Association of Insurance Professionals (HAIP) has donated $4,000 to IHS, The Institute for Human Services, Inc. to support their programs to prevent and end homelessness in Hawaii. The donation was made possible by the generous support of More…

Honolulu's mayor, City Council battle budget
It's a fight to the finish as Honolulu's mayor and City Council battle over the budget. The deadline is quickly approaching and both sides are still butting heads over where the money should be spent. “But there are going to be times when we are going More…

A&B Properties To Acquire Pearl Highlands Center In West Oahu
HONOLULU, May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. (NYSE: ALEX) ("Company" or "A&B") announced today that its real estate subsidiary, A&B Properties, Inc., has agreed to acquire Pearl Highlands Center, a 415,000 square-foot, More…

NTSB releases report about downtown Honolulu helicopter crash
A preliminary report is out on the helicopter that crash-landed in downtown Honolulu earlier in May. The National Transportation Safety Board says the chopper departed Honolulu as planned and completed two orbits around the Punchbowl area. Then while More…

The Huffington Post and Honolulu Civil Beat Partner for HuffPost Hawaii
The Huffington Post and Honolulu Civil Beat today announced a partnership to create HuffPost Hawaii, a site that will bring together the resources of The Huffington Post and CivilBeat.com. The new site, expected to launch this fall, will give a global More…

Police asking for help in identifying sex assault suspect
Honolulu police released this sketch of a sex assault suspect, who allegedly assaulted a woman on Ahana Street in the Keeaumoku area. (Courtesy CrimeStoppers). Honolulu police are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect in a sex assault More…

NTSB releases report about downtown Honolulu helicopter crash
The National Transportation Safety Board says the chopper departed Honolulu as planned and completed two orbits around the Punchbowl area. Then while maneuvering at about 3,000 feet the engine suddenly lost all power. Big Island county council More…

FCC moves to reduce subsidies for phone company
Federal regulators are pressing ahead with their decision to slash government subsidies used by Sandwich Isles Communications to provide telephone and high-speed Internet service to customers living on Hawaiian Home Lands, saying the Honolulu-based More…

Big Island campers found safe , unaware of search
HONOLULU — An Idaho man and his California girlfriend were camping in Hawaii, unaware that police had launched a search after a family member reported receiving a cryptic phone call from someone claiming to have one of them. Kevin Butler, 21, and More…

Planning the Park
Community / A community meeting about the future of Thomas Square, held May 13 at the Honolulu Museum of Art’s Doris Duke Theatre, demonstrated a deep community divide. Mayor Kirk Caldwell, who opened the meeting, said the goal was to create a … More…

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Honolulu News for May 30th 2013

FCC cuts federal subsidy for Sandwich Isles Communications
Federal regulators have dramatically reduced a subsidy Sandwich Isles Communications receives for providing telephone service to customers living on Hawaiian Home Lands, saying the Honolulu-based company was not able to justify “significant and More…

Honolulu Diners – Honolulu Message Board – TripAdvisor
Being a Aussie we watch a lot of USA tv that show American dinners could you please recomend dinners in the Honolulu tourist part of the city we are visiting More…

The Huffington Post, Honolulu Civil Beat Team Up For HuffPost Hawaii!
NEW YORK CITY AND HONOLULU – May 29, 2013 – The Huffington Post and Honolulu Civil Beat today announced a partnership to create HuffPost Hawaii, a site that will bring together the resources of The Huffington Post and CivilBeat.com. The new site More…

BLUE MAN GROUP theatrical tour makes first ever visit to Hawaii
MAY 29, 2013 (Honolulu, HI) – NETworks Presentations, LLC is pleased to announce that Blue Man Group will make its Hawaii debut on Tuesday, June 18 and play one week of performances at the Blaisdell Concert Hall through June 23. Tickets are on sale More…

Police asking for help in identifying sex assault suspect
Honolulu police released this sketch of a sex assault suspect, who allegedly assaulted a woman on Ahana Street in the Keeaumoku area. (Courtesy CrimeStoppers). Honolulu police are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect in a sex assault More…

Honolulu Civil Beat and Huffington Post join forces for new Hawaii site
Cross Pierre Omidyar's serious-minded Honolulu Civil Beat with Arianna Huffington's traffic-driving wizardry, and what do you get? We'll soon see this fall with the launch of HuffPost Hawaii, a joint venture the two groups announced today. Civil Beat More…

Hawaii leaders cheer positive revenue forecast
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii's political leaders are praising the latest state revenue forecast which shows growing revenue over the next two years. The Council on Revenues met Tuesday to announce the figures. Gov. Neil Abercrombie says the predicted More…

Honolulu Association of Insurance Professionals Donates $4000 to IHS
The Honolulu Association of Insurance Professionals (HAIP) has donated $4,000 to IHS, The Institute for Human Services, Inc. to support their programs to prevent and end homelessness in Hawaii. The donation was made possible by the generous support of More…

Art with HART
On May 14, the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transit (HART) announced a call for artists to submit entries for an “Art-in-Transit” (AIT) project that will display artwork in the 21 rail stations and the maintenance facility. “We see this as an More…

Man's body found floating off Waiahole Valley
Terry Seelig, Honolulu Fire Department spokesman, said police received the call from fishermen around 7:10 a.m.. Seelig said fire rescue personnel brought the body to shore an hour later and turned it over to police and the medical examiner's office. More…

Honolulu woman a finalist for Wild Kingdom host gig
Stephanie Arne of Honolulu is one of three finalists to become the new “Wild Guide” for online episodes of Mutual of Omaha's “Wild Kingdom.” Arne is a wildlife educator in Honolulu, though she grew up in South Dakota. “I've always felt connected to nature. More…

Oregon woman on birthday vacation to Hawaii found dead
The Honolulu Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed yesterday that the woman found was Harris, but would not release any further details. Her death is under investigation. Ms Harris went to Hawaii about two weeks ago with her boyfriend and two friends to … More…

Grading the Public Schools
SCHOOL AND DISTRICT ??? The statewide school system is divided into seven administrative districts, including Oahu’s Honolulu, Central, Leeward and Windward districts; the Big Island’s Hawaii district; Maui, Molokai and Lanai’s Maui district; and the … More…

Weather Blog: Flood advisories issued for Hawaiian Islands – Hawaii News Now
Image Courtesy: National Weather Service. HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -. Heavy rains have prompted the National Weather Service in Honolulu to issue flood advisories for the islands of Kauai, Oahu and the Big Island. To track the severe weather with More…

Planning the Park
Community / A community meeting about the future of Thomas Square, held May 13 at the Honolulu Museum of Art’s Doris Duke Theatre, demonstrated a deep community divide. Mayor Kirk Caldwell, who opened the meeting, said the goal was to create a … More…

Kakaako plan offers vision of a 'livable' community
Honolulu’s traffic consistently ranks among the worst in the nation, prompting a demand for solutions, like high-speed rail, and options, such as livable communities. But what makes one community more livable than another? You can attend a Hawaii … More…

NFL player attack suspects face new allegations
HONOLULU (AP) — Two men accused of attacking an NFL football player in January at a Honolulu nightclub are facing new allegations. KITV-TV (http://is.gd/c9yBQw) reports that Michael Miske and John Stancil appeared before a judge on Tuesday and More…

Honolulu's mayor, City Council battle budget
It's a fight to the finish as Honolulu's mayor and City Council battle over the budget. The deadline is quickly approaching and both sides are still butting heads over where the money should be spent. “But there are going to be times when we are going More…

Victim of Mililani car crash identified as Wahiawa woman
The Honolulu Medical Examiner's Office Tuesday identified the 19-year-old woman who died Sunday in a one-car crash as Shana Kieffer of Wahiawa. Kieffer died from multiple traumatic injuries due to the crash, the Medical Examiner's Office said. Kieffer More…

Panda Express settles Kauai sex harassment lawsuit
HONOLULU — A Chinese fast-food chain is paying $150,000 to settle a federal lawsuit claiming sexual harassment at a Hawaii restaurant, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced Wednesday. Panda Express is settling a lawsuit More…

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Honolulu News for May 29th 2013

Flood advisories extended for Oahu, issued for Maui – Hawaii News Now
Halawa, Moanalua, Kailua, Kaneohe and Honolulu. This Flood Advisory replaces the previously issued advisory that was in effect for portions of the island of Oahu in Honolulu County. This advisory may need to be extended beyond 1:00 p.m. if Heavy Rain More…

Family members of sailors experience life in the Navy on a Tiger Cruise
HONOLULU — On this Memorial Day, many families thoughts are with loved ones in uniform overseas, or at sea. The U.S. Navy has a way to bring them together, and for some it's the cruise of a lifetime! KY3 was invited to sail aboard an aircraft carrier More…

Hawaii 1/2: The city Honolulu – SkyscraperPage Forum
Last month my cousin got married in Maui, so my wife and I went to Hawaii. We spent a couple of days in Honolulu, and then most of the trip on Maui. I'll give you More…

Thousands head to annual Lantern Floating Ceremony for healing, closure
Thousands head to annual Lantern Floating Ceremony for healing, closure. 1 min ago. A tradition that started in Japan is now part of Memorial Day remembrances in Honolulu. Now in its 15th year, the annual Lantern Floating Hawaii Ceremony is well-known More…

Honolulu Weekly Gas Price Update and Outlook – May 27, 2013
Average retail gasoline prices in Honolulu have fallen 1.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $4.24/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey.
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Underperforming Hawaii Convention Center looks for new leadership
HONOLULU — Four firms are competing to operate the state-owned Hawaii Convention Center with the aim of boosting business at the 15-year-old facility. SMG Hawaii, which has managed the $350 million center since before its 1998 opening, is among four More…

Hawaii residents renew fight for free market in shipping
“This has nothing to do with national defense as it might have back in the 1930s,” said Honolulu Attorney John Carroll, who filed a 2012 federal class-action suit alleging the act violates the Commerce Clause of the Constitution and forces monopoly More…

Weather Blog: Flood advisories issued for Hawaiian Islands – Hawaii News Now
Image Courtesy: National Weather Service. HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -. Heavy rains have prompted the National Weather Service in Honolulu to issue flood advisories for the islands of Kauai, Oahu and the Big Island. To track the severe weather with More…

Legal Challenge to Honolulu Rail Project
Second, federal environmental law requires that Honolulu had to, “Rigorously explore all reasonable alternatives,” to determine which would be the preferable alternative. Third, when Mayor Hannemann took office in January 2005, he immediately wrote of More…

Lost hiker is helped down from Mauna Loa trail
Hikers and rescue personnel helped a 62-year-old Honolulu man who had become lost while hiking on the Mauna Loa access road trail Monday afternoon, the Hawaii County Fore Department said. Responders treated the man for cold weather exposure, More…

Honolulu firefighters retrieve body from Pali lookout
“This is most likely related to a case that the police have opened on a missing person, however, nothing can be confirmed as far as identity of manner of death,” Honolulu Fire Capt. Terry Seelig said. The lookout was closed for about two-and-half-hours More…

Don't overlook small businesses
~~<p>As much of urban Honolulu redevelops in the coming decades, there's been a lot of concern that the new communities include housing for people at the lower ends of the income scale as well as for those ready to move into posh condominiums. There's More…

Honolulu City Council's Approach To Budget Is Shortsighted
A lot has been written recently about Honolulu's budget. On the one hand, we're told the only way to make ends meet is by increasing taxes. On the other, we're told the budget can be balanced via other methods, e.g., transferring approximately $20 More…

Is Honolulu Hale Safe?
Honolulu Hale on the corner of King and Punchbowl streets is included in many travel guides as a must-see piece of island architecture. Built in 1928, the California-Spanish style facade was modeled after the centuries old Bargello palace in Florence More…

Pearl Harbor / WW II Valor in the Pacific National Monument
Pearl Harbor / WW II Valor in the Pacific National Monument, Honolulu: See 2809 reviews, articles, and 1019 photos of Pearl Harbor / WW II Valor in the Pacific More…

Honolulu Real Estate: Looking Ahead
area into a pedestrian-friendly “livable community” with new skyscrapers, wider sidewalks and more park space? Keep checking in with Honolulu Real Estate for answers as we examine who's moving in, who's moving out, who has space and who needs it. More…

Hawaii law OKs phased approval of big projects
HONOLULU (AP) — Big construction projects in Hawaii like the Honolulu rail project could have an easier time moving forward under a new law signed by Gov. Neil Abercrombie. Abercrombie signed a bill last week to allow the State Historic Preservation More…

A moment of peaceful coexistence
"We are surrounded by strangers but there is a commonality among us, and this is how we pay tribute," says Kawika Sakai about the 15th Annual Lantern Floating Hawaii Memorial event held on Monday, May 27 at Magic Island in Honolulu. More…

Honolulu Weekly Gas Price Update and Outlook – May 27, 2013
Average retail gasoline prices in Honolulu have fallen 1.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $4.24/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 214 gas outlets in Honolulu. This compares with the national average that has fallen 2.3 More…

Shinnyo-en Hosts 15th Annual Lantern Floating Hawaii On Memorial Day
HONOLULU, May 28, 2013 — /PRNewswire/ — Today marks the 15th annual Lantern Floating Hawaii ceremony, one of the largest and most moving Memorial Day observances in the United States. At sunset, more than 5,000 candle-lit lanterns bearing More…

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Honolulu News for May 28th 2013

Pearl Harbor / WW II Valor in the Pacific National Monument
Pearl Harbor / WW II Valor in the Pacific National Monument, Honolulu: See 2809 reviews, articles, and 1019 photos of Pearl Harbor / WW II Valor in the Pacific More…

40K people expected to attend 15th annual lantern floating ceremony at Ala
HONOLULU — More than 40,000 people are expected to attend an annual Honolulu lantern floating ceremony in remembrance of the dead. Organizers say more than 5,000 candle-lit lanterns will float in the ocean from Ala Moana Beach Park during More…

Honolulu Weekly Gas Price Update and Outlook – May 27, 2013
Average retail gasoline prices in Honolulu have fallen 1.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $4.24/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 214 gas outlets in Honolulu. This compares with the national average that has fallen 2.3 More…

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…

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…

Honoring veterans as monuments decay, funds dry up
HONOLULUHONOLULU (AP) – A corroding memorial on the shoreline of Waikiki is forcing Hawaii residents to grapple with the question of how to honor soldiers when monuments decay. The salt water pool was built to honor soldiers who served in World More…

Cheap parking in Honolulu? – Yahoo! Answers
Where is the cheapest overnight parking in Honolul… More…

Escape Travel Lets Families Say Aloha to Honolulu for Less
Stay seven nights in Honolulu for less than $100 per night, with this new family holiday package from Escape Travel. (PRWEB) May 27, 2013. From just $695* per adult and from $319* per child, families can book seven nights' accommodation at the 4-star More…

Police searching for missing Ewa Beach man
Honolulu Police are asking for the public's help in locating a missing Ewa Beach man. Police say Richard Ferraro, Jr. was last seen leaving his home on Sunday morning. President Barack Obama, center, participates in the wreathlaying ceremony at the More…

Hawaii News, Honolulu, Honolulu News, Sports, Editorial, Features
Honolulu Star-Advertiser provides up to the minute breaking news in Honolulu, Hawaii. With expanded photo coverage of Hawaii sports, entertainment, nightlife More…

Hawaii 1/2: The city Honolulu – SkyscraperPage Forum
Last month my cousin got married in Maui, so my wife and I went to Hawaii. We spent a couple of days in Honolulu, and then most of the trip on Maui. I'll give you More…

Honolulu police searching for missing man | More Local News
Police said Richard Ferraro Jr. was last seen leaving his Ewa Beach home at about 6:40 a.m. Sunday morning. More…

Thousands head to annual Lantern Floating Ceremony for healing, closure
Thousands head to annual Lantern Floating Ceremony for healing, closure. 1 min ago. A tradition that started in Japan is now part of Memorial Day remembrances in Honolulu. Now in its 15th year, the annual Lantern Floating Hawaii Ceremony is well-known More…

Travel Daily AsiaChina Airlines flies to Hawaii…
The launch of the direct flights, which will operate in addition to CAL’s existing Taipei-Tokyo-Honolulu service, follows the inclusion of Taiwan in the US visa waiver programme, which is expected to boost Taiwanese visitor traffic to Hawaii. Hawaiian … More…

Readers' tips for Honolulu, Hawaii | News.com.au
OUR readers have some tasty tips on where to stay, shop and eat and what to do in Hawaii. Compiled by Chanel Parratt. 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…

Thousands head to annual Lantern Floating Ceremony for healing, closure
A tradition that started in Japan is now part of Memorial Day remembrances in Honolulu. Now in its 15th year, the annual Lantern Floating Hawaii Ceremony is well-known by many even outside of Hawaii. In this May 23, 2013 photo, a page of out of the 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…

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…

Hawaii residents renew fight for free market in shipping
“This has nothing to do with national defense as it might have back in the 1930s,” said Honolulu Attorney John Carroll, who filed a 2012 federal class-action suit alleging the act violates the Commerce Clause of the Constitution and forces monopoly More…

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Honolulu News for May 27th 2013

Indy 500 could be better than 2012's epic race
Advertising Media Kit ? News | Jobs | Cars for Sale | Hawaii Rentals | Customer Service ? Honolulu Star-Advertiser Logo Copyright (C) 2013 staradvertiser.com. All rights reserved. 500 Ala Moana Boulevard. #7-210, Honolulu, HI 96813 Telephone (808) More…

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…

Hawaii News, Honolulu, Honolulu News, Sports, Editorial, Features
Honolulu Star-Advertiser provides up to the minute breaking news in Honolulu, Hawaii. With expanded photo coverage of Hawaii sports, entertainment, nightlife More…

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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Honolulu News for May 26th 2013

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…

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…

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…

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

What Detroit crisis? Pension fund trustees hang out in Hawaii
HONOLULU (Reuters) – The city of Detroit may be facing a deepening financial crisis but that hasn't stopped four trustees of its public pension funds from spending $22,000 of retirement system funds to attend a conference in Hawaii this week. The trip More…

Ex-LAPD detective gets 20 years for wife's death in Hawaii
HONOLULU – A retired Los Angeles police detective has been sentenced to 20 years in prison in Hawaii for the 2006 beating death of his wife. The Los Angeles Times reported Thursday that Judge Ronald Ibarra said during sentencing that 59-year-old Dan 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…

Indy 500 could be better than 2012's epic race
Advertising Media Kit ? News | Jobs | Cars for Sale | Hawaii Rentals | Customer Service ? Honolulu Star-Advertiser Logo Copyright (C) 2013 staradvertiser.com. All rights reserved. 500 Ala Moana Boulevard. #7-210, Honolulu, HI 96813 Telephone (808) 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…

Memorial Day Weekend Dance Parties in Honolulu, 2013
Chicago-based SKAM artist DJ Jerzy will be appearing for the second night in a row at Addiction Nightclub. And Denver-based electronic dance music (EDM) DJ and Producer Mateusz will be lighting up Vice Nightclub. Choosing between the two is a difficult More…

Missing woman's body found in Waianae
The Honolulu medical examiner's office has deferred the cause and manner of death pending further investigation, and a date of death has not been provided. Login for more… SUBSCRIBER LOGIN: Email. Password. Forgot Password. Login or sign up below 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…

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…

Auction for brewery halted as new suitor emerges
A late effort to buy Hawai'i Nui Brewing LLC, the bankrupt Hilo microbrewery, postponed a court auction Monday and has set up a potential bidding contest between a former Hawai'i Nui partner and a rival beer producer in Honolulu. Aloha Beer Co., led by 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…

Late adds to Lei Chic's guide to the weekend's best events
What: Watch London’s Royal Ballet reimagine Lewis Carroll’s whimsical characters through dance, music, and stunning theatrical effects in a screening of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, the latest film in Doris Duke Theatre’s Ballet in Cinema series. 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…

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…

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…

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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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Honolulu News for May 24th 2013

Honolulu to be finish line for ocean rowing race – Hawaii News
The inaugural Great Pacific Race, a human-powered rowing race, will launch from Monterey, Calif. June 7, 2014 and will end 2100 nautical miles later in More…

Hawaii woman sues Salvation Army, claims sex abuse
HONOLULU (AP) — A woman's lawsuit against the Salvation Army claims she was molested by a minister as a child in the late 1950s and that when the organization found out, he was simply moved from Oahu to Maui. Nancy Spencer's lawsuit filed on Maui More…

LIN Media, Time Warner Cable dispute threatens cable blackout for KHON
Honolulu television station KHON is warning viewers that its agreement with Oceanic Time Warner Cable expires May 31, and that the cable system will not carry the Fox affiliate's signal after that date unless a new agreement is reached. "We are working More…

American Samoa to keep frequent flier miles of government travelers; use for
Hawaiian Airlines agreed to the plan that takes effect on June 1, American Samoa Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga said. The Honolulu-based airline is the only carrier connecting the unincorporated U.S. territory midway between Hawaii and New Zealand with the More…

American Samoa to keep flier miles of government travelers
Associated Press writer Oskar Garcia in Honolulu contributed to this report. More From The Star-Advertiser American Samoa government travelers to lose flier miles. Print Email Comment | View Comments Most Popular Save Post ? Retweet. COMMENTS. 999 More…

Hawaiian flight to Australia returns to Honolulu because of system
A Hawaiian Airlines flight bound for Sydney, Australia, returned to Honolulu International Airport Monday afternoon because of a system problem. 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…

Daily Deal: Honolulu museum pass offered for Memorial Day weekend
Those visiting Honolulu over Memorial Day weekend will have a chance to visit three museums at a discounted price — and spend as much time as they like at More…

Missing Oregon woman on a birthday vacation in Waikiki is found dead
An Oregon woman traveled to Honolulu for a vacation to celebrate her 29th birthday is found dead, according to a May 21, report by Hawaii News Now. Honolulu visitor Ivanice “Ivy” Harris was last seen outside of a seedy dive bar in Waikiki, Kelley O’Neil’s. More…

Honolulu chosen for RE.invest Initiative
The selection makes the City and County of Honolulu eligible for help from engineers, attorneys and financing experts to design green infrastructure programs that can be financed by private and public resources, the mayor’s office said. ???We’re … More…

Da Kitchen closing Honolulu restaurant on Saturday
“We were negotiating the monthly rent and although we worked on that negotiation, it didn't work out and we wish them well,” said P. Gregory Frey, a Honolulu attorney and president of the St. Louis Alumni Association board of directors. He said the More…

Honolulu: Missing Portland tourist found dead
The Honolulu Medical Examiner's office has identified the body of a woman found along the Waianae coastline on Monday as Ivanice “Ivy” Harris. Her body was found on the west side of Oahu. Hawaii NewsNow reports (http://is.gd/Z4KRHY ) that the medical More…

Japan Coast Guard cadets visit Coast Guard Base Honolulu
Japan Coast Guard cadets visit Coast Guard Base HonoluluMore…

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…

From Our Files: Tourism
Throughout 2013–our 125th anniversary year–From Our Files will focus on a different theme each month, looking back at how particular aspects of life in Honolulu were lived and reported on by HONOLULU Magazine and its predecessor, Paradise of the More…

Federal Judge Refuses To Toss (de)Occupy Honolulu Suit Despite
The protest group was in federal court Friday to argue the constitutionality of a city ordinance. More…

Pacific Army head calls for Stryker Brigade review
HONOLULU — Hawaii is expected to keep its 22,500 active-duty soldiers, but the future of the Stryker Brigade, a team of soldiers equipped with the namesake armored vehicles, needs to be evaluated as the Army downsizes and changes its focus, according More…

Young Brothers reports drop in first-quarter shipping volumes
Cargo shipments between Honolulu and six neighbor island ports fell 3.9 percent during the first quarter of this year, continuing the volatility in intrastate commerce that has persisted since the 2008-2009 recession. The biggest declines occurred at More…

NFL Pro Bowl future in Honolulu is uncertain, $25 million in revenue at risk
The NFL Pro Bowl is scheduled to return to Honolulu’s Aloha Stadium for 2014. Goodell stated in a videotaped press conference that the NFL is considering moving the Pro Bowl to various locations in a rotation, similar to the Super Bowl’ rotation roster. More…

Honolulu gas prices tick back up
Average retail gasoline prices in Honolulu have risen 1 cent per gallon in the past week, averaging $4.25 per gallon this week, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 214 gas outlets in Honolulu. (Jamm Aquino / jaquino@staradvertiser.com). Average More…

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Honolulu News for May 23rd 2013

Honolulu: Missing Portland tourist found dead
The Honolulu Medical Examiner's office has identified the body of a woman found along the Waianae coastline on Monday as Ivanice “Ivy” Harris. Her body was found on the west side of Oahu. Hawaii NewsNow reports (http://is.gd/Z4KRHY ) that the medical More…

Fashion Tribe | Honolulu Night Market goes big on fashion | Fashion
The culinary community has Eat the Street to promote grassroots food purveyors, and Honolulu Night Market, in the heart of Kakaako, promises to do the same More…

Lanai Resorts hires expert to oversee renewable energy efforts
Honolulu Night Market goes big on fashion. Show and Tell Hawaii 'Today' on NBC: see it live and again–on tape delay. Fashion Tribe UH students present More…

Foreigners could be fingerprinted at Honolulu airport
Within six years, 30 airports — including Honolulu — would be affected. “As a New Yorker, I don't have a problem for safety reasons you know, just to be safe,” traveler Lisa Foo said. The Senate Judiciary Committee wants a final vote on the bill by More…

Foreigners could be fingerprinted at Honolulu airport
Honolulu nightclub owner arrested again for assault. 27 mins ago. The co-owner of a Honolulu nightclub was arrested again on suspicion of assault. Michael Miske, Jr. was booked Tuesday morning in connection with an incident that happened in December More…

Honolulu chosen for RE.invest Initiative
The selection makes the City and County of Honolulu eligible for help from engineers, attorneys and financing experts to design green infrastructure programs that can be financed by private and public resources, the mayor’s office said. ???We’re … More…

Tourist didn't die saving woman at Hawaii falls
HALEIWA, Hawaii (AP) — A California tourist who drowned at a Hawaii waterfall over the weekend wasn't trying to save a woman, as was previously believed, Honolulu police said. Soon after Kris Gungon, 31, of Imperial, drowned at Waimea Falls on Sunday, More…

Hawaii agency taking comments on Honolulu rail survey work for another week
The survey reports for the four phases of the rail project are available on the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation's website, and comments can be directed to the State Historic Preservation Division of the Department of Land and Natural Resources. More…

Honolulu, HI and Little Falls, MN High Schools Take Home Top
Iolani School and Little Falls Community High School Named Champions in Nationwide Competition NEW YORK, NY MAY 8, 2013 – The Council for Economic More…

96826 Self Storage Units at 2888 Waialae Ave Honolulu, HI | Public
Get your 96826 self storage special with great discounts by reserving one of the storage units online from Public Storage at 2888 Waialae Ave Honolulu HI. More…

NFL Pro Bowl future in Honolulu is uncertain, $25 million in revenue at risk
The NFL Pro Bowl is scheduled to return to Honolulu’s Aloha Stadium for 2014. Goodell stated in a videotaped press conference that the NFL is considering moving the Pro Bowl to various locations in a rotation, similar to the Super Bowl’ rotation roster. More…

Hawaiian flight to Australia returns to Honolulu because of system problem
KHON reports the flight returned to Honolulu after a light in the cockpit came on about an hour into the flight indicating a problem with the system. KHON reports the 246 passengers on the flight were taken to dinner in Waikiki before leaving late … More…

Freeway shooter Stangel avoids life in prison without parole
Multiple-car crash slows traffic on town-bound Pali Highway. 1 hour ago. Honolulu police are responding to a multiple car crash on the town-bound of Pali Highway. Medical examiner: 24 dead in Oklahoma twister. 3 hours ago. Crews dig through night after More…

Am. Samoa to Keep Flier Miles of Govt Travelers
The Honolulu-based airline is the only carrier connecting the unincorporated U.S. territory midway between Hawaii and New Zealand with the rest of the United States. Moliga announced the policy this week in a memo to the territorial government's More…

Honolulu City Council Denies Mayor's Repeated Requests To Raise Taxes
It appears fiscal catastrophe has been averted at Honolulu Hale, despite some budgetary posturing by the Caldwell administration. The Honolulu City Council unveiled its latest version of a balanced $2 billion operating budget this week after tense More…

American Samoa government travelers to lose flier miles
Lolo Matalasi Moliga, second from left, and first lady Cynthia Moliga were greeted by members of the local Samoan community in February as they arrived at Honolulu Airport on his first official visit to the islands before heading to Washington, D.C., More…

Public pension employees skip Hawaii conference
HONOLULU – Organizers of an annual conference for people who manage more than $3 trillion in public sector pension funds in the U.S. and Canada say a significant number of administrators are skipping this year's meeting in Hawaii to avoid the More…

Daily Deal: Honolulu museum pass offered for Memorial Day weekend
Those visiting Honolulu over Memorial Day weekend will have a chance to visit three museums at a discounted price — and spend as much time as they like at each site. The Bishop Museum, the Honolulu Museum of Art and the Iolani Palace are offering a More…

Mechanic takes responsibility for Honolulu emergency
There was no sign of trouble before the Robinson R-22 Beta lost power 3,000 feet over Honolulu, and pilot Julia Link had seconds to act. Her successful autorotation and emergency landing earned praise, and so, too, did the mechanic's decision to take More…

Honolulu nightclub owner arrested again for assault
Michael Miske, Jr. was booked Tuesday morning in connection with an incident that happened in December 2012. Honolulu Police say Miske, 39, assaulted another man and cause substantial bodily injury. He's also accused of damaging the victim's property. More…

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Honolulu News for May 22nd 2013

Honolulu to conduct study of fare collections for bus, rail systems
The request for the study comes after Oahu Transit Services, which operates the city's public bus system, and the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation, which oversees the rail project, agreed to work together on integrating the two transit systems. More…

Coast Guard Sector Honolulu changes command
Coast Guard Sector Honolulu changes command – Apr 27, 2013. Kayakers rescued by Honolulu Fire Department and Coast Guard ? Apr 22, 2013. Feature More…

Honolulu nightclub owner arrested, again
Miske is part owner of the M nightclub at Restaurant Row and the owner of Kama'aina Termite Company. Police say the assault happened in Honolulu on December 15, 2012. According to a police report, Miske along with another suspect, caused substantial More…

Foreigners could be fingerprinted at Honolulu airport
Honolulu nightclub owner arrested again for assault. 27 mins ago. The co-owner of a Honolulu nightclub was arrested again on suspicion of assault. Michael Miske, Jr. was booked Tuesday morning in connection with an incident that happened in December More…

Honolulu Weekly Gas Price Update and Outlook – May 20, 2013
Report from GasBuddy – Average retail gasoline prices in Honolulu have risen 1 cent per gallon in the past week, averaging $4.25/g yesterday, according to.
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Aloha Beer bid disrupts Hawaii Nui bankruptcy case
The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Tuesday (http://bit.ly/12smJnP ) that Aloha Beer Co. offered to buy Hawaii Nui Brewing LLC for $325,000, but did so outside the court-approved bidding process. Aloha missed a deadline last week set by U.S More…

Honolulu Wedding from Christie Pham + Nichole Weddings
The simple phrase destination wedding conjures up all kinds of crazy gorgeous images, from barefoot brides to glistening ocean waves. And what better place.
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Honolulu: Missing Ore. tourist found dead
HONOLULU (AP) — An Oregon tourist who vanished on Oahu has been found dead. The Honolulu Medical Examiner's office has identified the body of a woman found along the Waianae coastline on Monday as Ivanice "Ivy" Harris. Her body was found on More…

Jurors deadlock on life term for Oahu shootings
They found him guilty last week of murder in the 2011 shooting of a mother of 10 at a Honolulu intersection. They also found him guilty of second-degree attempted murder for shooting and injuring a woman on the H-1 freeway and for shooting at a man at More…

APNewsBreak: Coast Guardsman admits desertion
HONOLULU — A Coast Guard rescue swimmer whose disappearance led to a massive search in Hawaii pleaded guilty to desertion Tuesday, saying he left work one day, decided never to return and spent the next three months camping in the mountains. More…

Hawaiian flight to Australia returns to Honolulu because of system problem
KHON reports the flight returned to Honolulu after a light in the cockpit came on about an hour into the flight indicating a problem with the system. KHON reports the 246 passengers on the flight were taken to dinner in Waikiki before leaving late … More…

Hawaiian Airlines flight to Sydney returns to Honolulu
A Hawaiian Airlines plane headed for Australia, carrying 246 people, turned around an hour into its flight and returned to Honolulu Airport Monday after a cockpit light went on indicating an engine system problem. Hawaiian Airlines spokesman Keoni More…

Hawaii agency taking comments on Honolulu rail survey work for another week
The survey reports for the four phases of the rail project are available on the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation's website, and comments can be directed to the State Historic Preservation Division of the Department of Land and Natural Resources. More…

Honolulu's Giuseppe Leone launching Mobile Mediation
Honolulu mediator Giuseppe Leone, who recently ran the successful Virtual Mediation Lab, is at it again with the launch of another project called Mobile Mediation. The trend of mediation, a form of alternative dispute resolution, has led to increased More…

APNewsBreak: Coast Guardsman admits desertion
HONOLULU — A Coast Guard rescue swimmer in Hawaii whose months-long disappearance led to a massive search is admitting to desertion, saying he spent three months camping in the mountains of Oahu and didn't plan on ever returning to his job. More…

Police investigate a death near Yokohama Bay
City Emergency Medical Services workers were initially called the scene, but the incident was later referred to police and the Honolulu Medical Examiner's Office. More From The Star-Advertiser Police and Fire ? Police investigate report of shooting More…

Honolulu police are responding to a multiple car crash on the town-bound of
Emergency crews searched the broken remnants of an Oklahoma City suburb Tuesday for survivors of a massive tornado that flattened homes and demolished an elementary school. At least 24 people were killed, including at least seven children, and those More…

Man convicted of second-degree murder in 2011 Honolulu highway shooting
FILE – A June 6, 2011, file photo shows Toby Stangel, 28, in court in Honolulu. Stangel, a pastor's son accused of going on a Honolulu highway shooting rampage and killing a mother of 10 will not be testifying in his defense according to a report More…

Amendment requires foreigners leaving Honolulu Airport to be fingerprinted
Honolulu Airport will be among the airports required to fingerprint foreigners leaving the United States under an amended immigration reform bill, U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono's office confirmed today. Hirono (D, Hawaii), a member of the Judiciary Committee More…

Freeway shooter Stangel avoids life in prison without parole
Multiple-car crash slows traffic on town-bound Pali Highway. 1 hour ago. Honolulu police are responding to a multiple car crash on the town-bound of Pali Highway. Medical examiner: 24 dead in Oklahoma twister. 3 hours ago. Crews dig through night after More…

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