Top News Archives | Honolulu Star-Advertiser
February 22, 2018 | 76° | Check Traffic

Top News


Sheehan replaces Sword as head of Honolulu Police Commission

Updated on  February 21, 2018 at 5:21 pm
Attorney Loretta Sheehan was elected chairwoman of the Honolulu Police Commission 6-0 today. Read More

U.S. women end drought, beat Canada for gold in a shootout

Updated on  February 21, 2018 at 10:27 pm
Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson scored in the first extra round of the first shootout tiebreaker in Olympic women’s hockey history to give the United States the gold medal with a 3-2 victory over Canada. Read More

Jack Johnson drops by for school lunch

Updated on  February 21, 2018 at 5:59 pm
Mililani High School hosted musicians Jack Johnson, Paula Fuga and Kawika Kahiapo for lunch today. Read More

NBC’s Olympic gaffes magnified via social media

NBC has apologized — or not — for a handful of gaffes seen as insults by South Koreans, by the Dutch, by women athletes, by ski fans. Read More

OIA, ILH agree to play interleague, regular-season football games

Updated on  February 21, 2018 at 4:18 pm
The Oahu Interscholastic Association and Interscholastic League of Honolulu officially announced today their historic agreement in which both leagues will play interleague, regular-season football games, starting this fall. Read More

UH expected to open football season earlier with Colorado State game

Updated on  February 21, 2018 at 1:47 pm
The University of Hawaii is expected to open its football season with a Mountain West Conference game against Colorado State Aug. 25 and thereby gain an open date on the 2018 schedule. Read More

Students across U.S. walk out of class to protest gun violence

In a wave of demonstrations reaching from Arizona to Maine, students at dozens of U.S. high schools walked out of class today to protest gun violence and honor the victims of last week’s deadly shooting in Florida. Read More

White nationalist is latest to sue over social media ban

A prominent white nationalist is suing Twitter for banning his accounts at a time when social networks are trying to crack down on hateful and abusive content without appearing to censor unpopular opinions. Read More

Hawaiian Isles Water fined $14K for HI-5 violations

The state health department has fined Hawaiian Isles Water Company of Aiea $14,400 for delinquent reports and payments to its Hawaii Deposit Beverage Container Program for four months in 2017. Read More
Updated on  February 21, 2018 at 12:09 pm

Questions swirl as Melania Trump’s parents obtain green cards

The parents of the first lady, Melania Trump, have obtained lawful permanent residency in the United States, a lawyer for the couple confirmed Wednesday, but it remains unclear how or when the couple received their green cards. Read More

Older Stories