Honolulu News for June 18th 2013

The Honolulu Theater Scene | HowlRound
Two-thirds of the state's population lives on Oahu and the city and county of Honolulu encompasses the whole island. So, we're bigger than San Francisco, More…

Honolulu, Oslo most expensive cities for summer travel: report
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Travelers looking to get the most for their money on summer vacations may want to avoid Honolulu and Oslo, Norway, which are the More…

Guardian: NSA leaker Snowden live chats in hiding
Teen fatally injured near Sandy Beach was acutely intoxicated – 12:03 p.m.. Tesoro sells Hawaii refinery to Houston-based company – 11:37 a.m.. Honolulu the least affordable housing market – 11:10 a.m.. Dave Chappelle to headline monthlong comedy tour More…

Sentencing in Waikiki gas station credit scheme
HONOLULU — A man extradited to Hawaii from California was sentenced Monday to 20 years in prison for his role in stealing credit card information at Waikiki gas stations. A jury in February found Vardan Kagramany, 39, guilty of identity theft. It will More…

Honolulu flight to San Francisco turns around after electrical problem
HONOLULU — The Federal Aviation Administration says a United Airlines flight bound for San Francisco from Honolulu turned around because of an unspecified electrical problem. FAA spokesman Ian Gregor said Monday the Boeing 737 airplane landed More…

Honolulu Could Kickstart Response to Urban Homelessness
Have you ever wanted to give spare change to a homeless person, but were worried that the money would end up in a liquor store or in the hands of a local drug dealer? Honolulu Councilman Ron Menor knows the feeling. That's why he is proposing a new More…

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Maui Film Fest: Trouble in paradise ? Freestyle: Macklemore, Neon Trees do it right ? Maui Film Fest: No man is an island ? PICS: Microsoft Store opens in Hawaii ? Microsoft opens first Hawaii retail store ? PICS: 'Wildest Show' at the Honolulu Zoo More…

Lobbyist reports say little on sway over state lawmakers
Hawaii House and Senate lawmakers held hands and sang together after ending the 2013 legislative session at the state Capitol in Honolulu on May 2, 2013. They're called lobbyist disclosure forms, but the truth is the records don't disclose much. Hardly More…

From Honolulu to LA: The other Hubba-Hubba sign
From Honolulu to L.A.: The other Hubba-Hubba sign. An antique neon clock from Club Hubba Hubba has popped up in L.A. But is it real? James Cave. Photo: erika brown. When Club Hubba Hubba finally closed in 1997 after 50-plus years of strip-club action, More…

Field Notes: Hawaii's BMX riders playing in the dirt
… tapped building sites where excavation was underway. The surplus shipping containers transformed into the track’s office and grandstand were procured by a commercial-airline-pilot dad, who found them sitting around at the Honolulu International … More…

Suspect linked to more than 500 pounds of pot
<p>Honolulu Police Department officers and Drug Enforcement Administration agents arrested John Zachary Katsu Toyo&shy;fuku on June 7 when he showed up at a location in Manoa to pick up the marijuana from a shipping company. The marijuana was More…

Fishery Catch Quotas and Striped Marlin Overfishing on Agenda for WPFMC
Honolulu – (17 June 2013) Each year since 2011, federal fishery managers have been required to set annual catch limits (ACLs) for all federally managed fish stocks with a few exceptions. During this week and next, the scientists and managers More…

Honolulu, Oslo most expensive cities for summer travel –report
Travelers looking to get the most for their money on summer vacations may want to avoid Honolulu and Oslo, Norway, which are the most expensive cities More…

Moderate cleric wins Iran's presidential vote
PICS: 'Honolulu Night Market' in Kakaako ? PICS: 'Taste of Wailea' ? PICS: Na Koa Fundraiser at Ige's ? Maui Film Fest: Short films, 'sea changes' and fun ? PICS: Republik Music Fest – Electric Palms Edition ? PICS: 'Ritmo Latino' at Cafe Che Pasta. More…

Tel Aviv joins Honolulu, Rio among top 10 beach spots
(JTA) — Tel Aviv was named one of the world's top 10 beach cities by National Geographic. “Call it Miami Beach on the Med. Tel Aviv is the Dionysian counterpart to religious Jerusalem,” the magazine wrote in describing Tel Aviv. ” In the 'bubble,' as More…

Hawaii Lays it on Thick to Woo Obama Center – Honolulu Civil Beat
Oahu really wants the post-presidential center located in Kakaako, but can it win over its most powerful son?
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Review: Marley delivers the goods ? Maui Film Fest: Jessica Chastain, supernova ? PICS: Republik Music Festival – Jamrock Edition ? PICS: 2013 Ikaika Bodybuilding Championships ? PICS: Vice 1-Year Anniversary ? PICS: 'Honolulu Night Market' in Kakaako. More…

Ohana/Honolulu Names Fred Rico Dir./Programming
OHANA BROADCASTING COMPANY has appointed FRED RICO Dir./Programming for its HONOLULU cluster. RICO, who once worked for the stations when they were owned by CLEAR CHANNEL, most recently was PD for KAJM and KNRJ/PHOENIX, More…

National Guard group plans isle convention
A private association of National Guard members plans to hold its annual conference in Honolulu this year, even though some officials at the Pentagon have questioned the wisdom of meeting in a vacation destination. About 3,000 to 3,500 people are More…

Honolulu the least affordable housing market
The average Honolulu home costs 8.92 years of a household's pre-tax income, making it the least affordable housing market in the U.S., according to a financial literacy website. NerdWallet also found metro areas in California to be among the least More…

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