Honolulu News for June 19th 2013

Honolulu flight to SFO turns around after problem – San Jose
The Federal Aviation Administration says a United Airlines flight bound for San Francisco from Honolulu turned around because of an unspecified electrical 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…

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…

Obama: NSA secret data gathering "transparent"
Fire causes $100,000 damage to Front Street house in Lahaina – 01:59 p.m.. Honolulu flight to San Francisco turns around after problem – 01:44 p.m.. Lobbyist reports say little on sway over state lawmakers – 12:05 p.m.. Teen fatally injured near Sandy 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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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…

Tel Aviv joins Honolulu, Rio among top 10 beach spots
Head to wide and sandy Gordon Beach to sit in a seaside cafe or take a dip in the saltwater pool.” Tel Aviv is in good company, joining other top beach cities as Honolulu, Hawaii; Rio de Janiero, Brazil; and Sydney, Australia. Tags: Breaking News, Tel More…

Honolulu the least affordable housing market – Hawaii News
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 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…

Abercrombie : Ellison good for Lanai after 1 year
HONOLULU — Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie says Oracle Corp. billionaire Larry Ellison is proving to be good for Lanai one year after buying most of the Hawaiian Island. Hawaii News Now reports ( http://bit.ly/1anEGJS) Abercrombie says Ellison's team 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…

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…

Honolulu tacks on 20% fee to building permit costs
The City and County of Honolulu is cracking down on the number of building permits that people submit for approval but then never pick up or pay for by adding a 20 percent fee to the cost of the permit application, starting on Monday. Mayor Kirk 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…

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, 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…

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…

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Honolulu least affordable US city for homebuyers
Alongside Honolulu, the other least affordable U.S. areas included San Jose, Calif., San Francisco, and New York. At the other end of the spectrum, the most affordable areas were primarily located in the midwest, with South Bend, Ind., topping the list. More…

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