Honolulu News for June 6th 2013

Sudden Death: Honolulu's Weekly Newspaper
While Hawaii welcomes the news that Huffington Post is coming this fall in a partnership with Civil Beat, we mourn the sudden demise of Honolulu's only independent weekly newspaper, Honolulu Weekly. HW announced today that its June 5-11 issue will be More…

Honolulu Nonprofit Earmarks Duck Budget Ax
The Honolulu City Council just approved a $2 billion operating budget that includes more than $8 million in earmarks for nonprofits and other special interest groups. These appropriations have been front and center during this year's budget negotiations. More…

Hawaii: Honolulu City Council to Hear Pro-Gun Resolution Tomorrow
If adopted, Resolution 13-74 would aid the Honolulu Police Department as well as law-abiding gun owners, requesting HPD open new locations for permitting and registration at the Kapolei and Kaneohe Police Stations. It would further direct the More…

NRA-ILA | Hawaii Honolulu City Council to Hear ProGun Resolution
Resolution 13-74 CD1, introduced by council members Ron Menor and Kymberly Pine, will be heard tomorrow by the Honolulu City Council at 10:00am. If adopted, Resolution 13-74 would aid the Honolulu Police Department as well as
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Honolulu Publishing buys Spotlight-Gold magazines
Honolulu Publishing Co. has purchased the Spotlight-Gold visitor-oriented magazines from Inflight Marketing Inc. for an undisclosed price. The visitor publications will be a “strong fit” with Honolulu Publishing's Drive Guides, said Chairman David More…

Honolulu Drops Community Paramedic Program – Firehouse
The state, however, hopes to start a similar program to cut down on overuse of ambulances by chronic 911 callers. More…

Kaneohe man taken off life support after scuffle with Honolulu police
A Kaneohe man who had been in the hospital after a scuffle with Honolulu Police was taken off life support Tuesday. His family says the arresting officer used excessive force. Police say 35-year-old Stephen Dinnan ran when an officer tried to arrest More…

Territorial Bancorp Inc . Adopts Fourth Repurchase Program
HONOLULU, June 4, Jun 04, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) — Territorial Bancorp Inc., (NASDAQ:TBNK) (the "Company"), headquartered in Honolulu, Hawaii, the holding company parent of Territorial Savings Bank, announces that its Board of More…

Hawaii's gentle breezes disappearing, but scientists don't know why
HONOLULU — Part of what makes living in Hawaii so pleasant is the gentle breeze. Arriving from the northeast, it’s light enough that it is barely noticeable but strong enough to chase away the humidity. It’s a natural draw to the outdoors. It is not … More…

Godzilla crashes through Vancouver before pounding Honolulu
VANCOUVER — Godzilla has crashed, banged and blasted its way through Vancouver in recent weeks during filming of the heavyweight blockbuster. But the pine tree backdrop will make way for palm trees come July when film crew move production to More…

Former Honolulu Club operator emerges from bankruptcy
Meridian Sports Clubs California LLC, former operator of the Honolulu Club on Ward Ave., has emerged from the Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization case it filed in October. Meridian vacated the Honolulu Club in May and now operates Island Club and More…

Honolulu police arrest man in Oregon visitor death
HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu police say they've arrested a man in connection with the death of a visitor from Oregon. The Honolulu Police Department said they arrested the 38-year-old Wednesday. Police say the man is being held on suspicion of murder in More…

Honolulu Weekly Announces Hiatus
The publication at which several longtime Civil Beaters started their careers is going on hiatus after this week. Honolulu Weekly, which began publishing in the summer of 1991, announced today on Facebook that it would be suspending business because of More…

Honolulu Weekly to take a 'hiatus' for the summer
Honolulu Weekly announced Tuesday that it will go on a ???hiatus??? for financial reasons, likely until the fall. Wednesday’s issue will be the newspaper’s last issue for the foreseeable future. ???Editors learned today, Honolulu Weekly is going on hiatus … More…

Honolulu Weekly closing amid financial issues
HONOLULU (AP) — The publisher of Honolulu Weekly said Wednesday that the local newspaper is shutting down after struggling to maintain revenue and trying unsuccessfully to find a buyer. Publisher Laurie Carlson said in an open letter published in the More…

Honolulu 9th Most Romantic City In North America
Honolulu is the ninth-most romantic destination in North America according to MissTravel.com. It's based on the number of trips booked on the travel-dating website between now and August. Here's the full Top 20: 1. San Francisco, CA, 2. New York, NY, 3. More…

Man arrested in Honolulu death of Portland woman
The man was arrested about 10:15 a.m. Wednesday at the Honolulu International Airport on suspicion of second-degree murder, said police spokeswoman Michelle Yu. She did not release his identity and the case is still under investigation. The body of More…

Man stopped near stolen car, detained by police, is rushed to hospital in
HONOLULU — An attorney claims an Oahu man's death was the result of excessive force by Honolulu police investigating a stolen vehicle. Stephen Dinnan, 35, was taken off life support Tuesday after he was pronounced brain dead. He had been More…

Alaska Airlines CEO greets aircraft with Hawaii student's design in
An Alaska Airlines Boeing 737-800 airplane painted with a design depicting the ” Spirit of the Islands” by a Hawaii high school student arrives at Honolulu More…

Man stopped near stolen car, detained by police, is rushed to hospital in
HONOLULU — There were no assault injuries on a man whose family is claiming Honolulu police used excessive force in detaining him, the medical examiner's office said Wednesday. No "assaultive-type" injuries were found on Stephen Dinnan during the More…

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