Honolulu News for July 2nd 2013

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Honolulu News for July 1st 2013

Koa Ridge hearing before Honolulu Planning Commission next month
The City and County of Honolulu's Planning Commission has scheduled a public hearing in July on a proposed land use change for Castle & Cooke Homes Hawaii Inc.'s planned 5,000-home Koa Ridge development in Central Oahu. The hearing, which will More…

Honolulu police pursue stolen dump truck through Waikiki, suspect arrested
Honolulu police pursue stolen dump truck through Waikiki, suspect arrested after jumping in the ocean. 7 hours ago. At about 11:40 p.m. Saturday night a man took control of a white dump truck with a trailer parked on Kapahulu Avenue just past the More…

Dentist in Honolulu Offers Dental Advice For Healthy Smiles
HONOLULU, HI, June 29, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ — Proper nutrition and a well-balanced diet are essential for good total body health. While this is true, Dr. Jonathan Okabe, dentist in Honolulu, also informs his patients of the importance of nutrition More…

New laws begin July 1 in Hawaii, nation
And the median home price for a single-family home in Honolulu during the first quarter this year was $625,800, according to the National Association of Realtors. — FILM CREDITS: In broadening its economy from tourism and the military, Hawaii is More…

5 Summer Sweets We Love at Patisserie La Palme D'Or, Honolulu
[Photographs: Kathy YL Chan] In Honolulu, if you're looking for sweets, you'll probably hear mention of La Palme D'Or. It's hidden on the back side of Ala Moana More…

S.F. rapid transit talks break down; strike possible
wondermn1 wrote: BluesBior, wilikki, OldDribble , are going to be part of the future problem if we don't pay them 100K for cleaning urine or graffiti from the giant cement stations and the RUSTING SCREACHING HONILULU RAIL. WAKE UP HONOLULU. More…

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PICS: 'Essence of Hawaii' at the Modern Honolulu ? PICS: 'Hot Hawaiian Nights' at Dave & Buster's ? PICS: 'Eat the Street: Butter' ? Five-0 Redux: Honoring Dennis Chun ? Review: 'Godspell' at Manoa Valley Theatre ? Freestyle: Play hard, help kids More…

Honolulu office vacancy rate rises above 13%
Meantime, vacancy rates rose back to above 13 percent as volatility continued to persist in Honolulu's office market, the report said. The overall theme in the second quarter mirrored a musical chairs of sorts with several large downtown tenants such More…

Appy Pie Awards “CHINATOWN HONOLULU” with Android, iPhone and
App Builder, Appy Pie Inc., a well-known online application developer for various mobile operating systems, has awarded 'CHINATOWN HONOLULU' with Android and iPhone apps as app of the day. The Android version of CHINATOWN HONOLULU is More…

Honolulu Zoo parking lot reopens after repaving project
The Honolulu Zoo parking lot is now fully open to the public following the early completion of a repaving project. About half of the parking lot, closest to Kapahulu Avenue, was closed since March for resurfacing. The work was completed over a month More…

Committees approve $250 million for Honolulu rail project – Hawaii
Honolulu's rail project will receive its full federal funding share of $250 million for 2014, under a deal reached today by the House and Senate Appropriations More…

Great overnight getaway! – The Modern Honolulu – TripAdvisor
The Modern Honolulu: Great overnight getaway! – See 709 traveler reviews, 404 candid photos, and great deals for Honolulu, HI, at TripAdvisor. More…

Honolulu police pursue stolen dump truck through Waikiki, suspect arrested
At about 11:40 p.m. Saturday night a man took control of a white dump truck with a trailer parked on Kapahulu Avenue just past the Monsarrat split. It was first called in to police as a hazardous driver. He was seen driving down Kapahulu and onto More…

Pack adds seventh 2014 recruit in Honolulu linebacker | Reno
The Nevada football team picked up its seventh verbal commitment for the 2014 class in St. Louis School (Honolulu) linebacker Jacob Lacaden.Lacaden, 6-foot More…

PICS: 'Essence of Hawaii' at the Modern HonoluluHonolulu Pulse
PHOTOS BY JAMES GARRETT / Special to the Star-Advertiser. HPE Live and Kurious Productions hosted “Essence of Hawaii” at the Modern Honolulu on More…

Maui, Hawaii Island and Kilaueu rival Honolulu and Waikiki
AUSTRALIANS are continuing to flock to Hawaii, but they are increasingly venturing beyond the old favourites of Honolulu and Waikiki and exploring other islands in the group. Hawaii Tourism Oceania figures show a 39 per cent jump in the number of More…

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PICS: El Ten Eleven at The Republik ? PICS: 'Electroglyphix' at Upstairs Waikiki ? PICS: 'Essence of Hawaii' at the Modern Honolulu ? PICS: Dead Prez at The Republik ? PICS: 'Champagne Dreams' at Chef Chai ? PICS: 'Hot Hawaiian Nights' at Dave & Buster's. More…

Honolulu Police conducting DUI checkpoints this summer
The Honolulu Police Department wants to remind people not to drink and drive especially with the Fourth of July holiday coming up. They plan to set up DUI checkpoints at unannounced times and locations through the end of August. The impaired driver More…

Embassy Suites Waikiki Beach Walk – TripAdvisor
Embassy Suites Waikiki Beach Walk: Great location in Waikiki Beach area! – See 1325 traveler reviews, 626 candid photos, and great deals for Honolulu, HI, More…

Contentious issues show polarization at work
PICS: 'Essence of Hawaii' at the Modern Honolulu ? PICS: Dead Prez at The Republik ? PICS: 'Champagne Dreams' at Chef Chai ? PICS: 'Hot Hawaiian Nights' at Dave & Buster's ? PICS: 'Eat the Street: Butter' ? Five-0 Redux: Honoring Dennis Chun. More…

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Honolulu News for June 30th 2013

Honolulu zoo parking lot opens following renovation – Hawaii News Now
The Honolulu Zoo parking lot is now fully open following the early completion of a repaving project, Mayor Kirk Caldwell announced Friday. About half of the parking lot, the portion closest to Kapahulu Avenue, had been closed since March for resurfacing. More…

5 Summer Sweets We Love at Patisserie La Palme D'Or, Honolulu
[Photographs: Kathy YL Chan] In Honolulu, if you're looking for sweets, you'll probably hear mention of La Palme D'Or. It's hidden on the back side of Ala Moana More…

Koa Ridge hearing before Honolulu Planning Commission next month
The City and County of Honolulu's Planning Commission has scheduled a public hearing in July on a proposed land use change for Castle & Cooke Homes Hawaii Inc.'s planned 5,000-home Koa Ridge development in Central Oahu. The hearing, which will More…

Pack adds seventh 2014 recruit in Honolulu linebacker | Reno
The Nevada football team picked up its seventh verbal commitment for the 2014 class in St. Louis School (Honolulu) linebacker Jacob Lacaden.Lacaden, 6-foot More…

Honolulu Man Sentenced to 70 Months Imprisonment for Robbing
HONOLULU — Bob De La Rosa, 31, was sentenced to 70 months in federal prison today for robbing four Honolulu businesses in the fall of 2012 in violation of More…

Honolulu Golf Course | Hilton Hawaiian Village
Enjoy the finest Oahu golf courses, from Waikele to timeless Mililani at the Hilton Hawaiian Village resort. More…

Great overnight getaway! – The Modern Honolulu – TripAdvisor
The Modern Honolulu: Great overnight getaway! – See 709 traveler reviews, 404 candid photos, and great deals for Honolulu, HI, at TripAdvisor. More…

Committees approve $250 million for Honolulu rail project – Hawaii
Honolulu's rail project will receive its full federal funding share of $250 million for 2014, under a deal reached today by the House and Senate Appropriations More…

PICS: 'Essence of Hawaii' at the Modern HonoluluHonolulu Pulse
PHOTOS BY JAMES GARRETT / Special to the Star-Advertiser. HPE Live and Kurious Productions hosted “Essence of Hawaii” at the Modern Honolulu on More…

OliverMcMillan's Symphony Honolulu Sales Start Strong
Designed on 3.35 acres, Symphony Honolulu is a 45-story residential high-rise offering 388 condominium residences, a luxury auto galleria, expansive recreation deck, fashion boutiques and restaurants. The residences feature sweeping panoramic views, More…

Contentious issues show polarization at work
PICS: 'Essence of Hawaii' at the Modern Honolulu ? PICS: Dead Prez at The Republik ? PICS: 'Champagne Dreams' at Chef Chai ? PICS: 'Hot Hawaiian Nights' at Dave & Buster's ? PICS: 'Eat the Street: Butter' ? Five-0 Redux: Honoring Dennis Chun. More…

Dentist in Honolulu Offers Dental Advice For Healthy Smiles
HONOLULU, HI, June 29, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ — Proper nutrition and a well-balanced diet are essential for good total body health. While this is true, Dr. Jonathan Okabe, dentist in Honolulu, also informs his patients of the importance of nutrition More…

Honolulu office vacancy rate rises above 13%
Meantime, vacancy rates rose back to above 13 percent as volatility continued to persist in Honolulu's office market, the report said. The overall theme in the second quarter mirrored a musical chairs of sorts with several large downtown tenants such More…

Honolulu Zoo parking lot reopens after repaving project
Honolulu Zoo parking lot reopens after repaving project. 35 mins ago. The Honolulu Zoo parking lot is now fully open to the public following the early completion of a repaving project. Edit. Matson More…

Wie , Galdiano way back at US Women's Open
Honolulu's Michelle Wie opened her round with a quadruple-bogey 8 on No. 10. She was at 11 over through 14 holes before birdies on three of the last four to finish with an 80. She's tied for 141st place in a group including local amateur Mariel More…

Maui, Hawaii Island and Kilaueu rival Honolulu and Waikiki
AUSTRALIANS are continuing to flock to Hawaii, but they are increasingly venturing beyond the old favourites of Honolulu and Waikiki and exploring other islands in the group. Hawaii Tourism Oceania figures show a 39 per cent jump in the number of More…

Egypt+prepares+for+worst+ahead+of+Sunday+protest
PICS: 'Essence of Hawaii' at the Modern Honolulu ? PICS: 'Hot Hawaiian Nights' at Dave & Buster's ? PICS: 'Eat the Street: Butter' ? Five-0 Redux: Honoring Dennis Chun ? Review: 'Godspell' at Manoa Valley Theatre ? Freestyle: Play hard, help kids More…

Honolulu medical examiner releases name of teen who died in fiery crash near
HONOLULU — The Honolulu medical examiner has released the name of the teenager killed in a pickup crash and fire on Farrington Highway near Makua Cave. The medical examiner says 16-year-old Zain Lalawai of Waianae died. No cause of death was More…

Appy Pie Awards “CHINATOWN HONOLULU” with Android, iPhone and
App Builder, Appy Pie Inc., a well-known online application developer for various mobile operating systems, has awarded 'CHINATOWN HONOLULU' with Android and iPhone apps as app of the day. The Android version of CHINATOWN HONOLULU is More…

Honolulu Zoo parking lot reopens after repaving project
The Honolulu Zoo parking lot is now fully open to the public following the early completion of a repaving project. About half of the parking lot, closest to Kapahulu Avenue, was closed since March for resurfacing. The work was completed over a month More…

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Honolulu News for June 29th 2013

Senate majority votes to pass immigration bill with new citizenship path
'Terminator' will be back; Paramount announces film plans – 02:38 p.m.. Target, Home Depot drop Deen, but her books are best-sellers – 02:36 p.m.. Committees approve $250 million for Honolulu rail project – 12:15 p.m.. Body found near fiery wreck by More…

Honolulu medical examiner releases name of teen who died in fiery crash near
HONOLULU — The Honolulu medical examiner has released the name of the teenager killed in a pickup crash and fire on Farrington Highway near Makua Cave. The medical examiner says 16-year-old Zain Lalawai of Waianae died. No cause of death was More…

Hawaiian Airlines launches new Honolulu/Sendai service
Hawaiian operates the Honolulu-Sendai-Sapporo flights using Boeing 767-300ER aircraft that can seat up to 264 passengers. Hawaiian's Flight HA 441 departs Honolulu International Airport on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays at 12:55, crosses the More…

Honolulu Zoo parking lot reopens after repaving project
The Honolulu Zoo parking lot is now fully open to the public following the early completion of a repaving project. About half of the parking lot, closest to Kapahulu Avenue, was closed since March for resurfacing. The work was completed over a month More…

Wie , Galdiano way back at US Women's Open
Honolulu's Michelle Wie opened her round with a quadruple-bogey 8 on No. 10. She was at 11 over through 14 holes before birdies on three of the last four to finish with an 80. She's tied for 141st place in a group including local amateur Mariel More…

Appy Pie Awards “CHINATOWN HONOLULU” with Android, iPhone and
App Builder, Appy Pie Inc., a well-known online application developer for various mobile operating systems, has awarded 'CHINATOWN HONOLULU' with Android and iPhone apps as app of the day. The Android version of CHINATOWN HONOLULU is More…

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Hawaii County mayor pushes for waste incinerator – 01:13 p.m.. Board considers scuba spearfishing ban off west Hawaii – 01:10 p.m.. Committees approve $250 million for Honolulu rail project – 12:15 p.m.. Lawsuit over American Samoa citizenship More…

The Honolulu Association of Insurance Professionals Installs Officers
The Honolulu Association of Insurance Professionals (HAIP), installed its officers for the 2013-2014 term which runs from July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014. They are: President Debra Chong, project manager for Island Insurance Companies; Vice More…

Dentist in Honolulu Offers Dental Advice For Healthy Smiles
HONOLULU, HI, June 29, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ — Proper nutrition and a well-balanced diet are essential for good total body health. While this is true, Dr. Jonathan Okabe, dentist in Honolulu, also informs his patients of the importance of nutrition More…

Honolulu Man Sentenced to 70 Months Imprisonment for Robbing
HONOLULU — Bob De La Rosa, 31, was sentenced to 70 months in federal prison today for robbing four Honolulu businesses in the fall of 2012 in violation of More…

Honolulu Zoo parking lot reopens after repaving project
Honolulu Zoo parking lot reopens after repaving project. 35 mins ago. The Honolulu Zoo parking lot is now fully open to the public following the early completion of a repaving project. Edit. Matson More…

Hawaii homeless preschool graduates 35 children
HONOLULU — Homeless and living on a Hawaii beach, Sarah Kanuha never imagined being able to provide preschool for her youngest daughter. But on Thursday, the mother of five watched 4-year-old Aulii Malia Kanuha receive a preschool diploma. More…

Man sentenced for robbing 4 Honolulu businesses – Hawaii News
Bob De La Rosa, 31, was sentenced to 70 months in federal prison on Wednesday for robbing four Honolulu businesses in the fall of 2012. More…

Honolulu police issuing hundreds of tickets across Oahu
A recent safety crackdown by Honolulu Police in the last three days resulted in officers issuing hundreds of tickets across Oahu. From Monday to Wednesday, the HPD's traffic division issued a total of 385 citations. Of those citations, 157 were for More…

Honolulu Golf Course | Hilton Hawaiian Village
Enjoy the finest Oahu golf courses, from Waikele to timeless Mililani at the Hilton Hawaiian Village resort. More…

250 million money train for Honolulu's rail project- Congress approves full
HONOLULU (Hawaii News Now) – The U.S. House and Senate committed 250 million dollars for full rail funding for 2014 on the same day. "They always say show me the money, right" asked Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell. "They're showing us the money.". More…

Hawaii's First Fashion Weekend Series, Honolulu Fashion Weekend
[Honolulu, HI] Honolulu Fashion Weekend, Hawaii's first ever fashion series, kicks off June 27th, 2013 with three days of fashion aloha, featuring seven local fashion designers. Live performances from popular Hawaii-based musicians, artists, and More…

Honolulu office vacancy rate rises above 13%
Meantime, vacancy rates rose back to above 13 percent as volatility continued to persist in Honolulu's office market, the report said. The overall theme in the second quarter mirrored a musical chairs of sorts with several large downtown tenants such More…

Honolulu zoo parking lot opens following renovation – Hawaii News Now
The Honolulu Zoo parking lot is now fully open following the early completion of a repaving project, Mayor Kirk Caldwell announced Friday. About half of the parking lot, the portion closest to Kapahulu Avenue, had been closed since March for resurfacing. More…

OliverMcMillan's Symphony Honolulu Sales Start Strong
Designed on 3.35 acres, Symphony Honolulu is a 45-story residential high-rise offering 388 condominium residences, a luxury auto galleria, expansive recreation deck, fashion boutiques and restaurants. The residences feature sweeping panoramic views, More…

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Honolulu News for June 28th 2013

Honolulu No. 6 for 20-somethings looking to start their careers
Honolulu has the lowest unemployment rate on our list, which means it's a great place to 20-somethings looking to start their careers as well as enjoy the benefits of living in Hawaii,” NerdWallet wrote. It also highlighted First Friday events and More…

6 Honolulu firefighters learning at Colorado wildfire
DEL NORTE, Colo. (AP) – Some firefighters from Hawaii are the scene of the massive wildfire burning in southwestern Colorado. Six firefighters from the Honolulu Fire Department have been shadowing commanders at the West Fork Fire complex. More…

AIGA Honolulu (aigahonolulu) on Twitter
The latest from AIGA Honolulu (@aigahonolulu). Official Twitter feed for AIGA Honolulu Chapter, the professional association for design. Follow us for event More…

Man sentenced for robbing 4 Honolulu businesses
Bob De La Rosa, 31, was sentenced to 70 months in federal prison on Wednesday for robbing four Honolulu businesses in the fall of 2012. In previously pleading guilty, De La Rosa had admitted to using a replica handgun to obtain property from four More…

Committees approve $250 million for Honolulu rail
Honolulu's rail project will receive its full federal funding share of $250 million for 2014, under a deal reached today by the House and Senate Appropriations Committee. The agreement came the same day the Senate approved former Charlotte Mayor More…

Senate majority votes to pass immigration bill with new citizenship path
'Terminator' will be back; Paramount announces film plans – 02:38 p.m.. Target, Home Depot drop Deen, but her books are best-sellers – 02:36 p.m.. Committees approve $250 million for Honolulu rail project – 12:15 p.m.. Body found near fiery wreck by More…

Two Honolulu KFC restaurants closing by this weekend
Two Honolulu KFC restaurants will close by the end of this month, with the store behind Ala Moana Center closing on Wednesday and the other location, at the corner of Dillingham Boulevard and King Street, closing on Sunday, its parent company, Kazi More…

Diamon Head – Honolulu – Review of Diamond Head, Honolulu, HI
Diamond Head: Diamon Head – Honolulu – See 3977 traveler reviews, 1449 candid photos, and great deals for Honolulu, HI, at TripAdvisor. More…

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Prosecutors outline 'circumstantial' murder case against NFL player – 03:30 a.m.. Hawaii Kai man arrested in Honolulu robbery – 09:48 p.m.. Clues in woman's death may come from Hawaii island campsite – 08:33 p.m.. View All | Breaking News >>. Columns. More…

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Mon | Tue | Wed | Thu | Fri | Sat | Sun. Latest News/Updates. Committees approve $250 million for Honolulu rail – 12:15 p.m.. Lawsuit over American Samoa citizenship dismissed – 12:02 p.m.. Body found near fiery wreck by Makua Cave identified – 10:59 a.m.. More…

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Hawaii County mayor pushes for waste incinerator – 01:13 p.m.. Board considers scuba spearfishing ban off west Hawaii – 01:10 p.m.. Committees approve $250 million for Honolulu rail project – 12:15 p.m.. Lawsuit over American Samoa citizenship More…

250 million money train for Honolulu's rail project- Congress approves full
HONOLULU (Hawaii News Now) – The U.S. House and Senate committed 250 million dollars for full rail funding for 2014 on the same day. "They always say show me the money, right" asked Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell. "They're showing us the money.". More…

Honolulu Cop Padded Generous Pension With Tax Evasion, Gang
HONOLULU – When Honolulu Police Major Carlton Nishimura was first busted on corruption charges in 2011, he was earning $76,000 annually and had a More…

Hawaiian Airlines launches new Honolulu/Sendai service
Hawaiian operates the Honolulu-Sendai-Sapporo flights using Boeing 767-300ER aircraft that can seat up to 264 passengers. Hawaiian's Flight HA 441 departs Honolulu International Airport on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays at 12:55, crosses the More…

6 Honolulu firefighters learning at Colo. wildfire
Six firefighters from the Honolulu Fire Department have been shadowing commanders at the West Fork Fire complex. Fire managers said Thursday they're there to learn more about the management of long term incidents because of their incidents only last a More…

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struck by car on Farrington Highway – 05:27 a.m.. Paula Deen dropped by Wal-Mart after 'Today' tears – 03:35 a.m.. Prosecutors outline 'circumstantial' murder case against NFL player – 03:30 a.m.. Hawaii Kai man arrested in Honolulu robbery – 09:48 More…

Honolulu police issuing hundreds of tickets across Oahu
A recent safety crackdown by Honolulu Police in the last three days resulted in officers issuing hundreds of tickets across Oahu. From Monday to Wednesday, the HPD's traffic division issued a total of 385 citations. Of those citations, 157 were for More…

Hawaii hiking trails to be on Google Street View
HONOLULU — Hawaii's volcanoes, rainforests and beaches will soon be visible on Google Street View. The Mountain View, Calif., company said Thursday it was lending its backpack cameras to a Hawaii trail guide company to capture panoramic images of More…

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6 Honolulu firefighters learning at Colorado wildfire – 10:07 a.m.. Court proceedings delayed in case of mother of Sandy Beach baby – 09:58 a.m.. Fried chicken chain coming to Kapahulu – 09:26 a.m.. Senators: Student loan interest rates to double – 09 More…

Honolulu Magazine / June 2013 / Review: Academy Award-winning actress
Honolulu Magazine / June 2013 / Review: Academy Award-winning actress Patty Duke and KHON2's Joe Moore star in Heaven Forbid! at Hawaii Theatre. Bookmark and Share Email this page Email Print this page Print Feed. Subscribe to Honolulu Magazine More…

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Honolulu News for June 27th 2013

SuperCity: 'It Girls' and Instagram – Honolulu, Hawaii Calendar of
Honolulu, Hawaii Calendar of Events – Hawaii Entertainment and Nightlife There aren't a lot of them in Honolulu, but I absolutely know who each and every More…

Honolulu Cop Padded Generous Pension With Tax Evasion, Gang
HONOLULU – When Honolulu Police Major Carlton Nishimura was first busted on corruption charges in 2011, he was earning $76,000 annually and had a More…

McCain urges tougher US stance with Russia, China – Honolulu Star
WASHINGTON >> Sen. John McCain says the diplomatic row between Washington and Moscow over admitted CIA leaker Edward Snowden is " reminiscent of the More…

Ex-Honolulu police major pleads guilty
HONOLULU (AP) — A former Honolulu police major pleaded guilty Tuesday to lying to FBI agents and filing a false income tax return. In exchange for the plea, federal prosecutors will dismiss other charges against Carlton Nishimura, including extortion More…

Honolulu hikers, lost while fleeing wild pigs, are rescued – UPI.com
Honolulu emergency responders said seven hikers who became lost while fleeing from wild pigs have been located. More…

Man sentenced for robbing 4 Honolulu businesses
Bob De La Rosa, 31, was sentenced to 70 months in federal prison on Wednesday for robbing four Honolulu businesses in the fall of 2012. In previously pleading guilty, De La Rosa had admitted to using a replica handgun to obtain property from four More…

Brazil%27s+reluctant+revolutionaries+in+spotlight
struck by car on Farrington Highway – 05:27 a.m.. Paula Deen dropped by Wal-Mart after 'Today' tears – 03:35 a.m.. Prosecutors outline 'circumstantial' murder case against NFL player – 03:30 a.m.. Hawaii Kai man arrested in Honolulu robbery – 09:48 More…

Floating radar prepares for missile test
The Honolulu Star-Advertiser (http://bit.ly/14XBWAG) reports the $2 billion floating radar component of the U.S. ground-based ballistic missile defense system has left Pearl Harbor for an exercise. Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance chairman Riki More…

Honolulu Council one step closer to banning smoking at city facilities
The County of Honolulu has already banned smoking at certain beaches and Tuesday the City Council Public Safety Committee unanimously approved a plan to outlaw smoking at all city facilities and bus stops. The proposed smoking bans wouldn't just More…

High ranking Honolulu police major pleads guilty to federal tax fraud
Retired Honolulu Police Major Carlton Nishimura BY MALIA ZIMMERMAN – HONOLULU – When Honolulu Police Major Carlton Nishimura was first busted on corruption.
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Honolulu Magazine / June 2013 / Review: Academy Award-winning actress
Honolulu Magazine / June 2013 / Review: Academy Award-winning actress Patty Duke and KHON2's Joe Moore star in Heaven Forbid! at Hawaii Theatre. Bookmark and Share Email this page Email Print this page Print Feed. Subscribe to Honolulu Magazine More…

Signals are mixed as Taliban adopt a new tactic
Obama making long-anticipated return to Africa – 10:59 p.m.. Al-Qaida said to be changing its ways after NSA leaks – 10:25 p.m.. Hawaii Kai man arrested in Honolulu robbery – 09:48 p.m.. 27 killed in China riots – 09:25 p.m.. Clues in woman's death may More…

BIZ BRIEF: Hawaiian Airlines starts Sendai-Honolulu service
Hawaiian Airlines on June 26 started regular flights between Honolulu and Sendai, the first scheduled service connecting the cities since another carrier left the market in 2004, the airline said. The route is also among the first new services More…

Honolulu AMVETS Career Center launches initiative to combat veteran
A new initiative that seeks to reduce the high unemployment rate for young Hawaii veterans will provide workshops, resume writing advice, and interview techniques, the Honolulu AMVETS Call of Duty Endowment Career Center said Tuesday. The initiative More…

For+nationwide+gay+marriage%2C+more+battles+ahead
Prosecutors outline 'circumstantial' murder case against NFL player – 03:30 a.m.. Hawaii Kai man arrested in Honolulu robbery – 09:48 p.m.. Clues in woman's death may come from Hawaii island campsite – 08:33 p.m.. View All | Breaking News >>. Columns. More…

Texas Senate set for filibuster finale on abortion
Breaking News. Hawaii Kai man arrested in Honolulu robbery – 09:48 p.m.. 27 killed in China riots – 09:25 p.m.. Clues in woman's death may come from Hawaii island campsite – 08:33 p.m.. Halle Berry testifies on bill to limit paparazzi photos of kids More…

Hawaiian Airlines launches service to Sendai, Japan
The 8-hour, 26-minute flight between Honolulu and Sendai is a nonstop which then proceeds to Sapporo before returning to Honolulu. Sapporo service, which also is offered three days a week, had been a nonstop in both directions prior to today's Sendai More…

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Pats player Hernandez taken from home in handcuffs – 03:28 a.m.. Obama making long-anticipated return to Africa – 10:59 p.m.. Al-Qaida said to be changing its ways after NSA leaks – 10:25 p.m.. Hawaii Kai man arrested in Honolulu robbery – 09:48 p.m.. More…

Diamon Head – Honolulu – Review of Diamond Head, Honolulu, HI
Diamond Head: Diamon Head – Honolulu – See 3977 traveler reviews, 1449 candid photos, and great deals for Honolulu, HI, at TripAdvisor. More…

High ranking Honolulu police major pleads guilty to federal tax fraud
BY MALIA ZIMMERMAN – HONOLULU – When Honolulu Police Major Carlton Nishimura was first busted on corruption charges in 2011, he was earning $76,000 annually and had a pension of $380,000 that would increase substantially upon his retirement More…

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Honolulu News for June 26th 2013

Get drinks while relaxing in lounge chairs in Honolulu? – Honolulu
We usually go to Mexico for vacations and we love the swim-up bars, and the drink-service on the beaches and at the pools. We want to have something similar More…

Supreme Court makes it harder to sue businesses
Supreme Court makes it harder to sue businesses – 09:24 a.m.. Honolulu gas prices drop – 09:02 a.m.. Ewa beach man charged after allegedly choking woman – 08:56 a.m.. Kaneohe man arrested for allegedly threatening couple after traffic accident – 08:27 More…

The Honolulu Star-Advertiser Outtakes column
June 23–The searching never stops, and the realization of that can prompt Timmy Chinn to smile and shake his head. He could be driving through Honolulu, sitting at a restaurant or even staring at a storefront and every single time ask the very same More…

Honolulu Could Kickstart Response to Urban Homelessness
Crowdfunding supports an ever-increasing array of fetish projects, and it may soon help the dispossessed. More…

BIZ BRIEF: Hawaiian Airlines starts Sendai-Honolulu service
Hawaiian Airlines on June 26 started regular flights between Honolulu and Sendai, the first scheduled service connecting the cities since another carrier left the market in 2004, the airline said. The route is also among the first new services More…

Ex-Honolulu police major pleads guilty
HONOLULU (AP) — A former Honolulu police major pleaded guilty Tuesday to lying to FBI agents and filing a false income tax return. In exchange for the plea, federal prosecutors will dismiss other charges against Carlton Nishimura, including extortion More…

Honolulu's Indigo restaurant reopens for dinner three months after fire
Staff Pacific Business News. Indigo Restaurant and Bar reopened for dinner over the weekend with a new menu, three months after a fire damaged the historic McLean Building in Downtown Honolulu's Chinatown. KHON reports Indigo reopened for lunch More…

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Blockbuster store in Kahala closing in August – 10:16 a.m.. Medical examiner IDs hikers who died after falling from Koolaus – 10:01 a.m.. Pacific Fleet getting new commander – 09:52 a.m.. Honolulu gas prices drop – 09:02 a.m.. Ewa Beach man charged More…

Charge dropped in Honolulu nightclub NFL brawl
HONOLULU (AP) — An assault charge has been dropped against a former Honolulu nightclub owner accused of hitting Washington Redskins tackle Trent Williams on the head with a bottle. A judge on Monday dismissed the charge against Michael Miske Jr., More…

Hawaiian Airlines launches service to Sendai, Japan
The 8-hour, 26-minute flight between Honolulu and Sendai is a nonstop which then proceeds to Sapporo before returning to Honolulu. Sapporo service, which also is offered three days a week, had been a nonstop in both directions prior to today's Sendai More…

Honolulu Weekly Gas Price Update and Outlook – June 24, 2013
Average retail gasoline prices in Honolulu have fallen 4.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $4.19/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 214 gas outlets in Honolulu. This compares with the national average that has fallen 3.8 More…

Visitors complain about Honolulu homeless
Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell says he's received letters noting the problem. Szigeti says the Waikiki police substation takes six to 15 complaints per day from visitors. Szigeti says major hotels are increasing security on their property. He says a More…

Charge dropped in Honolulu nightclub NFL brawl – San Antonio
HONOLULU (AP) — An assault charge has been dropped against a former Honolulu nightclub owner accused of hitting Washington Redskins tackle Trent More…

Ex-Honolulu police major pleads guilty
HONOLULU (AP) — A former Honolulu police major has pleaded guilty to lying to FBI agents and filing a false income tax return. In exchange for Tuesday's plea, prosecutors will dismiss other charges against Carlton Nishimura, including extortion and More…

Military takes over Oregon woman's murder probe
HONOLULU — A Marine is being held at a military detention facility in Pearl Harbor while authorities investigate the murder of a visitor from Oregon. Marine Corps Forces Pacific said in a statement Friday it agreed with Honolulu prosecutors it would More…

Texas Senate set for filibuster finale on abortion
Breaking News. Hawaii Kai man arrested in Honolulu robbery – 09:48 p.m.. 27 killed in China riots – 09:25 p.m.. Clues in woman's death may come from Hawaii island campsite – 08:33 p.m.. Halle Berry testifies on bill to limit paparazzi photos of kids More…

Honolulu Council one step closer to banning smoking at city facilities
The County of Honolulu has already banned smoking at certain beaches and Tuesday the City Council Public Safety Committee unanimously approved a plan to outlaw smoking at all city facilities and bus stops. The proposed smoking bans wouldn't just More…

Former Honolulu nightclub owner accused of NFL player assault off the hook
Washington Redskins offensive lineman Trent Williams had to get stitches and sat out of the game after being hit in the head with what police called a “dangerous instrument.” It happened at the M Nightclub in downtown Honolulu. “I have since been More…

SUMMER CAMPS AT THE HONOLULU ZOO
WAIKIKI, HI (June 20, 2013) – It's back to nature time. Put away the video games and turn off the TVs and head over to the Honolulu Zoo. Keiki interested in animals, the environment and the Zoo will have a blast attending either Camp 'Imi Loa or Camp More…

Former Honolulu police major facing federal extortion charges expected to
HONOLULU — A former Honolulu police major facing federal extortion charges is expected to plead guilty. Carlton Nishimura is scheduled to change his plea Tuesday in federal court. His federal public defender says he reached a plea agreement with More…

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Honolulu News for June 25th 2013

Get drinks while relaxing in lounge chairs in Honolulu? – Honolulu
We usually go to Mexico for vacations and we love the swim-up bars, and the drink-service on the beaches and at the pools. We want to have something similar More…

Hawaii23 – Never Again – Honolulu Message Board – TripAdvisor
We have used Hawaii23 on five separate occasions, but never again. Previously I have supported Mark with positive comments on TripAdvisor but the last two More…

Charge dropped in Honolulu nightclub NFL brawl
HONOLULU (AP) — An assault charge has been dropped against a former Honolulu nightclub owner accused of hitting Washington Redskins tackle Trent Williams on the head with a bottle. A judge on Monday dismissed the charge against Michael Miske Jr., More…

Former Honolulu nightclub owner accused of NFL player assault off the hook
Washington Redskins offensive lineman Trent Williams had to get stitches and sat out of the game after being hit in the head with what police called a “dangerous instrument.” It happened at the M Nightclub in downtown Honolulu. “I have since been More…

Free Honolulu Birthday Swag – Honolulu Magazine – June 2013
It's your birthday? Here's a list of stuff around Honolulu you can get for free. More…

Awesome View – Diamond Head, Honolulu Traveller Reviews
Diamond Head: Awesome View – See 3950 traveler reviews, 1449 candid photos , and great deals for Honolulu, HI, at TripAdvisor. More…

Honolulu fire officials say hiker suffered traumatic injuries after falling
HONOLULU — A 23-year-old woman has suffered traumatic injuries to her leg and lower back after falling 300 feet from a hiking trail in Kaaawa. A Honolulu fire official told the Star Advertiser (http://bit.ly/1aDQDLB ) that the woman was part of a six More…

Visitors complain about Honolulu homeless
Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell says he's received letters noting the problem. Szigeti says the Waikiki police substation takes six to 15 complaints per day from visitors. Szigeti says major hotels are increasing security on their property. He says a More…

Military takes over Oregon woman's murder probe
HONOLULU — A Marine is being held at a military detention facility in Pearl Harbor while authorities investigate the murder of a visitor from Oregon. Marine Corps Forces Pacific said in a statement Friday it agreed with Honolulu prosecutors it would More…

Supreme Court makes it harder to sue businesses
Supreme Court makes it harder to sue businesses – 09:24 a.m.. Honolulu gas prices drop – 09:02 a.m.. Ewa beach man charged after allegedly choking woman – 08:56 a.m.. Kaneohe man arrested for allegedly threatening couple after traffic accident – 08:27 More…

Ruling lets wrongful death suit continue in Hawaii
HONOLULU — A wrongful death lawsuit by the family of a New York teen must move forward in Hawaii — where the 15-year-old was swept out to sea during a kayaking expedition — and not in Colorado, where the tour company is based, a federal judge in More…

Honolulu City Council member calls for Mayor to work with council on budget
The Honolulu City Council and the Mayor obviously don't agree on everything in the new budget. One council member said he hopes Mayor Caldwell will agree to meet with them. Yesterday, the mayor said he returned the budget to the council without his More…

The Stench of Honolulu, By Jack Handey, Part 1 – Studio 360
When my friend Don suggested we go on a trip to the South Seas together, and offered to pay for … More…

Honolulu Could Kickstart Response to Urban Homelessness
Crowdfunding supports an ever-increasing array of fetish projects, and it may soon help the dispossessed. More…

Honolulu fire rescue crews airlift injured hiker out of Kaaawa
A young woman is lucky to be alive after she fell 300 feet off a hiking trail. It happened just before noon today in Windward Oahu on the Puu Manamana trail better known as Crouching Lions. One of the hikers, a 25-year-old woman visiting from Georgia More…

The Honolulu Star-Advertiser Outtakes column
June 23–The searching never stops, and the realization of that can prompt Timmy Chinn to smile and shake his head. He could be driving through Honolulu, sitting at a restaurant or even staring at a storefront and every single time ask the very same More…

Honolulu Weekly Gas Price Update and Outlook – June 24, 2013
Average retail gasoline prices in Honolulu have fallen 4.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $4.19/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 214 gas outlets in Honolulu. This compares with the national average that has fallen 3.8 More…

Boy, 8, falls down Honolulu trash chute – Mauinews.com | News
HONOLULU — 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… More…

DEA arrests former Honolulu police officer on possession of stolen property charge
HONOLULU — A former Honolulu police officer who resigned after a drunken driving conviction has been arrested on charges he stole U.S. government property taken from a Drug Enforcement Administration agent's vehicle. A DEA special agent said in a More…

Military takes over Oregon woman's murder probe
Marine Corps Forces Pacific said in a statement Friday it agreed with Honolulu prosecutors it would be “more advantageous” to prosecute the case in the military justice system. Honolulu police arrested Master Sgt. Nathaniel Cosby earlier this month but More…

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Honolulu News for June 24th 2013

Federal agents arrest ex-Honolulu police officer
HONOLULU (AP) — A former Honolulu police officer has been arrested for allegedly possessing stolen U.S. government property taken from a Drug Enforcement Administration agent's vehicle. A DEA special agent says in a criminal complaint that his vehicle More…

Historic downtown Honolulu's Aliiolani Hale built in 1874 undergoes repairs
HONOLULU — Repairs are under way for a historic downtown Honolulu building that houses the Hawaii Supreme Court. Aliiolani Hale was built in 1874. It's listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The state Judiciary says restoration and More…

DEA arrests former Honolulu police officer on possession of stolen property charge
HONOLULU — A former Honolulu police officer who resigned after a drunken driving conviction has been arrested on charges he stole U.S. government property taken from a Drug Enforcement Administration agent's vehicle. A DEA special agent said in a More…

Ruling lets wrongful death suit continue in Hawaii
HONOLULU — A wrongful death lawsuit by the family of a New York teen must move forward in Hawaii — where the 15-year-old was swept out to sea during a kayaking expedition — and not in Colorado, where the tour company is based, a federal judge in More…

Honolulu teen rock band EMKE on the rise
Although they sound like the words of a 40-something bitter rocker, they’re actually from by 13-year-old Mid-Pacific Institute student Ezri Santos. She plays bass and keyboard in EMKE, a Hawaii band of teeny boppers with a brawny rock sound influenced … More…

DEA arrests former Honolulu police officer on possession of stolen property charge
HONOLULU — A 44-year-old former Honolulu police officer has been charged with possessing property stolen from a federal Drug Enforcement Administration official. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser (http://bit.ly/15qnZrH) reports Christopher R. Carlson was More…

Honolulu Kid-Biz Summer Camp Puts the “FUN” in Crowd-FUNding
Honolulu Kid-Biz Summer Camp Puts the “FUN” in Crowd-FUNding. From the producers of Lemonade Alley, comes Camp BizGym, a 1-week summer camp in which K-12 students create a short video on a business idea of their own to promote through online More…

Military takes over Oregon woman's murder probe
Marine Corps Forces Pacific said in a statement Friday it agreed with Honolulu prosecutors it would be “more advantageous” to prosecute the case in the military justice system. Honolulu police arrested Master Sgt. Nathaniel Cosby earlier this month but More…

Honolulu City Council member calls for Mayor to work with council on budget
The Honolulu City Council and the Mayor obviously don't agree on everything in the new budget. One council member said he hopes Mayor Caldwell will agree to meet with them. Yesterday, the mayor said he returned the budget to the council without his More…

Free Honolulu Birthday Swag – Honolulu Magazine – June 2013
It's your birthday? Here's a list of stuff around Honolulu you can get for free. More…

Historic Honolulu building undergoes repairs
Historic Honolulu building undergoes repairs. HONOLULU (AP) — Repairs are under way for a historic downtown Honolulu building that houses the Hawaii Supreme Court. Aliiolani Hale was built in 1874. It's listed on the National Register of Historic Places. More…

Hawaii23 – Never Again – Honolulu Message Board – TripAdvisor
We have used Hawaii23 on five separate occasions, but never again. Previously I have supported Mark with positive comments on TripAdvisor but the last two More…

Awesome View – Diamond Head, Honolulu Traveller Reviews
Diamond Head: Awesome View – See 3950 traveler reviews, 1449 candid photos , and great deals for Honolulu, HI, at TripAdvisor. More…

Honolulu fire rescue crews airlift injured hiker out of Kaaawa
A young woman is lucky to be alive after she fell 300 feet off a hiking trail. It happened just before noon today in Windward Oahu on the Puu Manamana trail better known as Crouching Lions. One of the hikers, a 25-year-old woman visiting from Georgia More…

The Stench of Honolulu, By Jack Handey, Part 1 – Studio 360
When my friend Don suggested we go on a trip to the South Seas together, and offered to pay for … More…

Honolulu fire officials say hiker suffered traumatic injuries after falling
HONOLULU — A 23-year-old woman has suffered traumatic injuries to her leg and lower back after falling 300 feet from a hiking trail in Kaaawa. A Honolulu fire official told the Star Advertiser (http://bit.ly/1aDQDLB ) that the woman was part of a six More…

Boy, 8, falls down Honolulu trash chute – Mauinews.com | News
HONOLULU — 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… More…

The Honolulu Star-Advertiser Outtakes column
June 23–The searching never stops, and the realization of that can prompt Timmy Chinn to smile and shake his head. He could be driving through Honolulu, sitting at a restaurant or even staring at a storefront and every single time ask the very same More…

Honolulu Could Kickstart Response to Urban Homelessness
Crowdfunding supports an ever-increasing array of fetish projects, and it may soon help the dispossessed. More…

Military takes over Oregon woman's murder probe
HONOLULU — A Marine is being held at a military detention facility in Pearl Harbor while authorities investigate the murder of a visitor from Oregon. Marine Corps Forces Pacific said in a statement Friday it agreed with Honolulu prosecutors it would More…

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Honolulu News for June 23rd 2013

Honolulu teen rock band EMKE on the rise
Although they sound like the words of a 40-something bitter rocker, they’re actually from by 13-year-old Mid-Pacific Institute student Ezri Santos. She plays bass and keyboard in EMKE, a Hawaii band of teeny boppers with a brawny rock sound influenced … More…

Ruling lets wrongful death suit continue in Hawaii
HONOLULU — A wrongful death lawsuit by the family of a New York teen must move forward in Hawaii — where the 15-year-old was swept out to sea during a kayaking expedition — and not in Colorado, where the tour company is based, a federal judge in 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 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…

The Stench of Honolulu, By Jack Handey, Part 1 – Studio 360
When my friend Don suggested we go on a trip to the South Seas together, and offered to pay for … More…

Honolulu fire officials say hiker suffered traumatic injuries after falling
HONOLULU — A 23-year-old woman has suffered traumatic injuries to her leg and lower back after falling 300 feet from a hiking trail in Kaaawa. A Honolulu fire official told the Star Advertiser (http://bit.ly/1aDQDLB ) that the woman was part of a six More…

Brazil+protesters+struggle+to+define+next+steps
Man arrested in Chinatown for allegedly punching police officer – 07:58 a.m.. 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 More…

DEA arrests former Honolulu police officer on possession of stolen property charge
HONOLULU — A former Honolulu police officer who resigned after a drunken driving conviction has been arrested on charges he stole U.S. government property taken from a Drug Enforcement Administration agent's vehicle. A DEA special agent said in a More…

Federal agents arrest ex-Honolulu police officer
HONOLULU (AP) — A former Honolulu police officer has been arrested for allegedly possessing stolen U.S. government property taken from a Drug Enforcement Administration agent's vehicle. A DEA special agent says in a criminal complaint that his vehicle More…

Helicopter drops airplane during salvage operation off Maui
The Piper Cherokee at about 5:38 p.m. Sunday on a flight from Honolulu made an emergency landing 50 yards from Waiehu Beach. The pilot and three others were not injured. FAA spokesman Ian Gregor said by email today that Pacific Helicopters on More…

Historic downtown Honolulu's Aliiolani Hale built in 1874 undergoes repairs
HONOLULU — Repairs are under way for a historic downtown Honolulu building that houses the Hawaii Supreme Court. Aliiolani Hale was built in 1874. It's listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The state Judiciary says restoration and More…

Free Honolulu Birthday Swag – Honolulu Magazine – June 2013
It's your birthday? Here's a list of stuff around Honolulu you can get for free. More…

Historic Honolulu building undergoes repairs
Historic Honolulu building undergoes repairs. HONOLULU (AP) — Repairs are under way for a historic downtown Honolulu building that houses the Hawaii Supreme Court. Aliiolani Hale was built in 1874. It's listed on the National Register of Historic Places. More…

Honolulu Kid-Biz Summer Camp Puts the “FUN” in Crowd-FUNding
Honolulu Kid-Biz Summer Camp Puts the “FUN” in Crowd-FUNding. From the producers of Lemonade Alley, comes Camp BizGym, a 1-week summer camp in which K-12 students create a short video on a business idea of their own to promote through online More…

Boy, 8, falls down Honolulu trash chute – Mauinews.com | News
HONOLULU — 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… More…

DEA arrests former Honolulu police officer on possession of stolen property charge
HONOLULU — A 44-year-old former Honolulu police officer has been charged with possessing property stolen from a federal Drug Enforcement Administration official. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser (http://bit.ly/15qnZrH) reports Christopher R. Carlson was More…

Awesome View – Diamond Head, Honolulu Traveller Reviews
Diamond Head: Awesome View – See 3950 traveler reviews, 1449 candid photos , and great deals for Honolulu, HI, at TripAdvisor. 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…

Hawaii23 – Never Again – Honolulu Message Board – TripAdvisor
We have used Hawaii23 on five separate occasions, but never again. Previously I have supported Mark with positive comments on TripAdvisor but the last two 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…

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