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Hawaii’s budget surplus shrinks to $750M

Hawaii’s budget surplus shrinks to $750M


DCCA seeks to fill boards

The state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs is looking for volunteers to fill vacancies on boards, commissions and committees. Read More

911 Report

Boy, 12, critical after being struck on Vineyard Boulevard

Honolulu police closed all westbound lanes of Vineyard Boulevard between Liliha Street and Pua Lane this morning as they investigated a traffic collision involving a pedestrian. Read More

Vital Statistics

Vital statistics

Each week, the Honolulu Star- Advertiser publishes Oahu statistics for marriage licenses and birth certificates filed with the state Department of Health’s Vital Statistics System. The dates indicate when the information was filed. Read More

Kokua Line

Kokua Line: Old food truck marring bay lingers despite complaints

Question: Auwe! What is going on with that big white truck in the Maunalua Bay parking lot? It’s been there for weeks if not months. Read More

Lee Cataluna

Lee Cataluna: Time to plan for next election already here

It’s not too soon to be thinking about the next election, even if everyone’s sick of it all right now. Read More

Incidental Lives

Incidental Lives: 72-year-old new lawyer starts quest for justice

Among family, friends and even casual acquaintances, 72-year-old Honolulu resident Kay Lorraine is well known for meeting challenges with a shrug, a smile and healthy dose of humor. Read More


flASHback: There’s rain on the tracks and varmints in the hale

It’s the last Sunday in October and time to “flASHback” on the month’s news that amused and confused. Read More

Facts of the Matter

Facts of the Matter: Each sunrise may be unique, but sun’s path remains same

A word from Captain Obvious: The sun rises in the east and sets in the west. Read More

Volcanic Ash

Volcanic Ash: Was rail worth all the pain? Voters suggest maybe not

Mayor Kirk Caldwell stood before microphones last week to announce he’ll float a $44 million short-term loan to meet federal demands to get that much more to the $9 billion rail project by Nov. 20. Read More


Skywatch: Stars’ ascent signals arrival of makahiki

The arrival of the constellation Makali‘i after sunset on the eastern horizon heralds the beginning of the Read More

Ocean Watch

Ocean Watch: Shark encounters, water spouts and koalas

We were at the moment hiking one of Magnetic Island’s superb trails where we saw seven koala bears in the wild. Read More

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