Honolulu News for May 31st 2013

Prices to increase for Honolulu Star-Advertiser paper
Prices to increase for Honolulu Star-Advertiser paper. 41 mins ago. Starting June 1st, the price of the Honolulu Star Advertiser will go up by 25-cents. On Oahu, a daily edition will be $1 and the Sunday paper will cost $2.25. More…

Honolulu nightclub owner appears in court | KHON2
A Honolulu nightclub owner appeared in court Tuesday morning. Honolulu Police say Miske, 39, assaulted a man and damaged his property during a fight in More…

2013 Honolulu Triathlon Recap
On Sunday May 19th, close to 900 athletes from around the world listened for the cannon to fire before leaping into the waters of Waikiki to start the 10th annual Honolulu Triathlon (http://www.honolulutriathlon.com/). As my girlfriend (now fiancee!) More…

Honolulu ranks 4th among US cities with tallest skyscrapers
Although First Hawaiian Center has remained the city’s tallest building since 1996, the rest of the top three buildings were built in the last five years: Kakaako condominiums Pacifica Honolulu (2011) and the Moana Pacific towers (2008). Over the past … More…

National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific Reviews – Honolulu
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu: See 661 reviews, articles, and 138 photos of National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, ranked No.3 on More…

Hagel visits troops in Hawaii on first Asia trip
HONOLULU — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel met Thursday with troops at Hickam Field in Hawaii on the way to his first visit to Asia as defense chief. The weeklong trip will take him to Singapore and then to Brussels. Hagel plans to deliver a speech to a More…

NTSB: Copter lost power before Honolulu landing
HONOLULU (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board's preliminary report on a helicopter's crash-landing in downtown Honolulu says the engine suddenly lost power. The NTSB report released this week says the engine lost power while the More…

New Hawaii law lifts permitting rules for harbors
HONOLULU (AP) — Lawmakers say a new Hawaii law could help the state develop commercial harbors faster and more efficiently. Gov. Neil Abercrombie signed a bill last week to allow the state Department of Transportation to sidestep conservation district More…

"Samurai Summer" at Honolulu Museum of Art features traveling exhibition, film
Hawaii_Oahu_Honolulu_art_museum_samurai These days, we glimpse the influence of samurai art in popular culture, from the look of anime characters in comic books and video games to the design of Darth Vader's helmet in Star Wars movies. More…

SecDef Hagel to address troops at Hickam this morning
Hagel, a former Republican senator from Nebraska who was chosen by President Barack Obama to succeed Leon Panetta as defense secretary, arrived Wednesday in Honolulu, where he headed to Camp Smith and was briefed by Adm. Samuel Locklear on More…

Honolulu Association of Insurance Professionals Donates $4000 to IHS
The Honolulu Association of Insurance Professionals (HAIP) has donated $4,000 to IHS, The Institute for Human Services, Inc. to support their programs to prevent and end homelessness in Hawaii. The donation was made possible by the generous support of More…

Honolulu's mayor, City Council battle budget
It's a fight to the finish as Honolulu's mayor and City Council battle over the budget. The deadline is quickly approaching and both sides are still butting heads over where the money should be spent. “But there are going to be times when we are going More…

A&B Properties To Acquire Pearl Highlands Center In West Oahu
HONOLULU, May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. (NYSE: ALEX) ("Company" or "A&B") announced today that its real estate subsidiary, A&B Properties, Inc., has agreed to acquire Pearl Highlands Center, a 415,000 square-foot, More…

NTSB releases report about downtown Honolulu helicopter crash
A preliminary report is out on the helicopter that crash-landed in downtown Honolulu earlier in May. The National Transportation Safety Board says the chopper departed Honolulu as planned and completed two orbits around the Punchbowl area. Then while More…

The Huffington Post and Honolulu Civil Beat Partner for HuffPost Hawaii
The Huffington Post and Honolulu Civil Beat today announced a partnership to create HuffPost Hawaii, a site that will bring together the resources of The Huffington Post and CivilBeat.com. The new site, expected to launch this fall, will give a global More…

Police asking for help in identifying sex assault suspect
Honolulu police released this sketch of a sex assault suspect, who allegedly assaulted a woman on Ahana Street in the Keeaumoku area. (Courtesy CrimeStoppers). Honolulu police are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect in a sex assault More…

NTSB releases report about downtown Honolulu helicopter crash
The National Transportation Safety Board says the chopper departed Honolulu as planned and completed two orbits around the Punchbowl area. Then while maneuvering at about 3,000 feet the engine suddenly lost all power. Big Island county council More…

FCC moves to reduce subsidies for phone company
Federal regulators are pressing ahead with their decision to slash government subsidies used by Sandwich Isles Communications to provide telephone and high-speed Internet service to customers living on Hawaiian Home Lands, saying the Honolulu-based More…

Big Island campers found safe , unaware of search
HONOLULU — An Idaho man and his California girlfriend were camping in Hawaii, unaware that police had launched a search after a family member reported receiving a cryptic phone call from someone claiming to have one of them. Kevin Butler, 21, and More…

Planning the Park
Community / A community meeting about the future of Thomas Square, held May 13 at the Honolulu Museum of Art’s Doris Duke Theatre, demonstrated a deep community divide. Mayor Kirk Caldwell, who opened the meeting, said the goal was to create a … More…

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