Honolulu News for May 11th 2013

Obituaries – Hawaii News – Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Paul D. Bacio Sr.April 30, 2013Paul D. Bacio Sr., 61, of Kapaa, Kauai, a Goodfellow Bros. carpenter, died at home. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. More…

Helicopter crashes in downtown Honolulu, no serious injuries
HONOLULU, May 9 (UPI) — A helicopter crashed in a busy street in downtown Honolulu, but no one was seriously injured, officials said. The pilot was flying over Honolulu about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday taking photographs when the helicopter lost power. More…

Mechanic: Cable snap caused Honolulu crash landing
HONOLULU (AP) — A helicopter's crash-landing in downtown Honolulu that badly damaged a parked car and left a cut on a passenger's head could have been deadly. The mechanic who owns the company that last worked on the helicopter is wrought with More…

Two Honolulu residents compete to host online version of TV classic
Stephanie Arne and Charles Lee of Honolulu are among 12 semi-finalists competing to become the next “Wild Guide” for the online version of Mutual of Omaha's “Wild Kingdom,” an American TV classic. Video entries submitted by Arne and Lee, as well as the More…

Founder Institute launching in Honolulu – Pacific Business News
Founder Institute, the world's largest startup accelerator with more than 800 graduate companies, is launching in Honolulu this week. More…

Housing Honolulu's Homeless Won't Come Cheap Under New Plan
Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell has a new plan for housing the island's homeless, and it won't necessarily be cheap. On Thursday, Caldwell surrounded himself with human services providers from the both the public and private sectors as he outlined an More…

Has Honolulu transit tax gone off the rail?
Most of Honolulu's multibillion-dollar rail project will be paid for by a half-percent surcharge on top of general excise tax for goods and services on Oahu. But is that money going where it's supposed to, and are all businesses even complying with the More…

Copter Crash In Honolulu Under Investigation – The Inquisitr
A copter crash in Honolulu on Wednesday is under investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board. The small helicopter crash-landed on a street in the downtown area. The president of the copter company praised the pilot, successfully landed More…

Small Helicopter Crashes in Downtown Honolulu – SKYE on AOL
Honolulu firefighters look over the wreckage of a small helicopter that crashed next to a car near the intersection of Fort Street and Beretania Street in downtown More…

Police: Baby found on Hawaii beach – WKYT.com
HONOLULU (AP) – 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. More…

Honolulu mayor unveil homeless plan
YouTube Account (YouTube, Google+, Gmail, Orkut, Picasa, or Chrome) to add kitvtv's video to your playlist. Sign in. No statistics available yet. Report. Published on May 9, 2013. Honolulu mayor Kirk Caldwell unveiled his plan for the homeless More…

'Ring of fire' eclipse crosses Australia, Pacific
The eclipse started in Honolulu at 2:23 p.m. with the broadest part of the eclipse at 3:48 p.m., according to the Bishop Museum. The eclipse ends in Honolulu at 5:01 p.m. Viewers should not look directly at the sun, but should use solar filters or More…

Video: Helicopter crashes in downtown Honolulu – The Globe and Mail
There were no major injuries when a small helicopter crashed on a busy street in downtown Honolulu. The chopper damaged a parked car. More…

Diamond Head Classic filed set after Akron joins
HONOLULU — The 8-team field for the Diamond Head Classic in December is set after Akron joined the tournament. Officials for host school Hawaii said Friday the Zips would join the Warriors and St. Mary's, Boise State, George Mason, Iowa State, Oregon More…

Web ticket sales begin for Honolulu-Sendai flights
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaiian Airlines has started selling tickets online for an upcoming new service to Sendai, Japan. The service three times a week will begin June 25. The flights will fly direct from Honolulu to Sendai and stop in Sapporo from Sendai More…

Downtown Honolulu office building to be converted to a meeting facility
A two-story mixed-use building in Downtown Honolulu may be transformed from office and restaurant space into a meeting facility, according to an application filed with the city's Department of Planning and Permitting. The Hawaii Buddhist Cultural More…

City allows Honolulu homeowners to hire private inspectors for solar
First it was offering online permitting, then it was charging building permit fees and now one of the state's fastest growing industries — solar photovoltaic — is getting yet another push from the City and County of Honolulu. On Thursday, the city More…

Honolulu Hotel Deals: Cheapest Hotel Rates in Honolulu, HI
HotelsCombined(TM) compares the best hotel reservation sites to find the cheapest Honolulu hotel deals on 109 hotels in Honolulu, HI. More…

Honolulu's new homeless plan promotes 'housing first'
The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports Mayor Kirk Caldwell’s Housing First pilot project is expected to cost between $3 million and $4.9 million over two years, and would help between 15 and 20 percent of the estimated 505 chronically homeless people on … More…

Chopper lands on Honolulu street – Video on NBCNews.com
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