Honolulu News for April 30th 2013

Hawaii lawmakers leave many bills in the dust
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii lawmakers are preparing to vote on the final bills of the legislative session after a heated week of negotiations, but some advocates are disappointed several initiatives failed in the final hours after gaining momentum earlier. More…

Male nurse to be sentenced in Coast Guard sex case
Dennis Henry is scheduled to be sentenced in federal court in Honolulu Monday. He's expected to be sentenced to two years in prison. Henry accepted a deal to plead guilty to sexual abuse of an incapable victim. He was accused of drugging and raping the More…

Blackstone to Acquire Hyatt Regency Waikiki
The Blackstone Group has agreed to purchase the leasehold interest in the 1,230-room Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa in Honolulu. According to Real Estate Alert, the property's current owner – a joint venture comprising Goldman Sachs' More…

Police investigate Honolulu cold case
CrimeStoppers and the Honolulu Police Department are seeking the public's assistance in identifying human remains that were recovered from Ford Island on October 25, 2005. The partial remains were analyzed and found to be a Caucasian male with a More…

Walk audit finds flaws in Honolulu streets and sidewalks
The ongoing effort to make Honolulu streets safer continues. Today a "walking audit" revealed some fixable problems in Downtown. Hawaii has more pedestrian deaths than almost any other state in the country per capita. City leaders are hoping More…

Honolulu holds parade in honor of Manti Te'o, not knowing he wouldn't be able
Te'o.JPG Former Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o was drafted Friday in the second round by the San Diego Chargers. On Saturday, family and friends held a parade for him in Honolulu, but he was unable to attend. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson, File) More…

Another pitching gem gives No. 4 Fullerton series win
(Krystle Marcellus) Honolulu Star-Advertiser Photo by Krystle Marcellus. Grahamm Wiest tossed eight scoreless innings of two-hit ball and Michael Lorenzen earned his 13th save as No. 4 Fullerton defeated Hawaii 3-0 on Sunday to win the series at Les More…

Baby found abandoned at Honolulu beach | More Local News – KITV
Police say a 21-year-old woman found an abandoned baby at a Honolulu beach overnight. More…

American Samoa Governor looks to bring airfares from Honolulu down
The American Samoa governor Lolo Matalasi Moliga has confirmed his government is exploring all options to bring down airfares between Honolulu and Pago Pago. The governor told local media he has discussed options for reducing airfares at a meeting … More…

House before Marriage
For Ryan Lau and Leina Yokota of Honolulu, it came down to market availability and interest rates. Already having dated for years, and having already talked about marriage, they knew they wanted to move in together. After weighing the options of buying vs. More…

Baby Found At Sandy Beach In Honolulu, Hawaii – Huffington Post
HONOLULU — Authorities are investigating why a baby girl was found abandoned on a Hawaii beach hours after birth. State Department of Human Services Director Patricia McManaman says the newborn was abandoned immediately after birth. Police say a More…

Honolulu second-worst for traffic congestion behind Los Angeles
Honolulu has ceded its status as the worst traffic city in the United States for 2012 to Los Angeles, according to the latest study by traffic information provider Inrix, More…

Police investigate baby found on Oahu beach
A woman parked at Sandy Beach in east Honolulu sometime between 11 p.m. Sunday and midnight heard several people screaming, police spokeswoman Michelle Yu said. A few minutes later the screaming stopped and the woman heard a baby crying. More…

Baby Found At Sandy Beach In Honolulu, Hawaii – Huffington Post
HONOLULU — A baby girl was abandoned and found crying in the sand at a Hawaii beach soon after she was born, human services officials said Monday. More…

14 Day Weather Trend: Honolulu, Hawaii – The Weather Network
It would take 11 Empire State Buildings, stacked one on top of the other, to measure the Gulf of Mexico at its deepest point. More…

You've got to read these – The Times and Democrat
Keogh, a traffic motorcycle officer with seven years on the force, delivered a baby girl during Thursday morning's rush-hour commute on Honolulu's H-1 freeway. It was his second delivery on the freeway: he helped with a birth last year. The 39-year-old More…

1 saved, 1 overboard from remote Pacific sailboat
HONOLULU ??? The U.S. Coast Guard and Navy continue to search a remote area in the middle of the Pacific Ocean for a British man who was reported overboard from a troubled sailboat. United Kingdom officials reported to the U.S. Coast Guard in Hawaii on … More…

Abercrombie formally launches re-election campaign
The Democrat told supporters including Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell at a rally Monday that he helped the state turn around a deficit and start focusing on other priorities. “We want to make certain that the confidence that we are building right now is More…

HONOLULU – Police believe a baby found on an Oahu beach was abandoned.
Police spokeswoman Michelle Yu says a woman parked at a beach late Sunday heard several people screaming. A few minutes later the screaming stopped, and the woman heard a baby crying. She walked toward the ocean and saw an infant on the sand. More…

Is Honolulu's Rail Money on Track Given Sequestration? – Honolulu
Mayor and rail officials meet with federal transit officials in Washington to reassert city's commitment. More…

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