Monday, January 26, 2015         


 Hawaii DOE seeks to grow laptop pilot program
At Mililani Mauka Elementary School, iPad-toting kindergarteners take turns videoing one another reading aloud to improve reading skills and pronunciation.  Story »
A 34-year-old man was awaiting charges in police custody Sunday after a woman was fatally stabbed in her home in Wahiawa.  Story »

For the second year in a row, Hawaii ranks among the 10 best states for its highway traffic safety laws, according to an advocacy group's annual report. The Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, based in Washington, D.C., released its 12th annual Roadmap of State Highway Safety Laws on Thursday. Story »

For generations the Kai­ma­lia family has headed to Kaena Point to take part in summertime fishing traditions passed on by their Native Hawaiian ancestors.  Story »

Coast Guard personnel responded to a pair of emergency landings in Hawaii waters Sunday. Four people were injured when a plane ditched off Barbers Point.  Story »

For more than four years, work has progressed on a sprawling subdivision for small farms in Kunia where dozens of significant historic and cultural sites dot the landscape. Some date from before Native Hawaiians had contact with the outside world.  Story »

For Monday, January 26, 2015
Site will warn of asteroids • Lava stays put at front, edges
For Monday, January 26, 2015
A Waikane man remained in police custody Sunday awaiting a court appearance in connection with the apparent shooting of a 33-year-old man last month in Wai­kane.
For Monday, January 26, 2015
Mitchell Kanemi Abe • Alapati Montgomery Anae • Adriana Monica Andrist-Zeitter • Anna Chinn Au • Dolores Yvonne Bugado • Ulpiano Gallego Cabanos • Robert S. Chinen • Karen Louise Chong • Charles J. Ewart III • and more
For Saturday, January 24, 2015
The Honolulu Star-Advertiser strives to make its news report fair and accurate. If you have a question or comment about news coverage, call Ed Lynch, managing editor/news, at 529-4758.
Here’s a quick Hokule ‘a update — but not about how the canoe is faring in frigid New Zealand ports more than 4,000 miles from Hawaii. Instead, it’s an example of how the “Malama Honua” voyage is making what its   Story »

For Sunday, January 25, 2015
Each Sunday, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser publishes Oahu vital statistics for marriage licenses and birth certificates filed with the state Department of Health's Vital Statistics System. The statistics cover the five-business-day period ending the Thursday of the previous week.
Huialoha Church marks its 155th birthday this year and so it is fitting to celebrate this historic structure in one of these columns. It is perhaps more fitting to recognize the person who was the major mover behind the restoration of Huialoha, Carl Lindquist, who died with his wife, Rae, tragically in a flash flood five years ago on Thanksgiving Day.  Story »

 Island Images

Jinjing "Coco" Wei came to the United States with an open mind and a resolve not to make any assumptions.  Story »

Question: Whatever happened to the missing person's case of Kimberly Day Jacobs, who was last seen at her Waikiki apartment in August 2008? Story »

Question: How is it that a TSA agent at the airport can take your personal property and keep it forever? Story »

We'll mark the new year by leaving behind ill will of the past and tapping minds greater than my own, led by the great Winston Churchill, for inspiring quotations to guide our leaders into 2015. Story »

Gov. David Ige campaigned for office on his mentor George Ariyoshi's old mantra of "quiet but effective." Story »

An old adage says all paint is black until someone opens the can. Some truth, some falsehood and some gray areas lay hidden in the adage. To find them is to understand what color is, how the eye perceives it and how we humans interpret it. Story »

Most of the naked-eye planets are visible throughout February, with Venus and Mars gathering at dusk, and Jupiter reaching peak brightness and shining all night long. The Big Dipper also re-enters the Hawaiian evening sky.  Story »

I was recently asked whether Laysan albatrosses were really nesting at Kaena Point. They sure are. The albatrosses there are one of Hawaii's best conservation success stories. Story »


Hawaii Association Of Filipino Travel Agents Gala
Hawaii Association of Filipino Travel Agents hosted an awards night and holiday gala in the Hibiscus Ballroom at Ala Moana Hotel. Read More »
70th Annual Shinnen Enkai
Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce recently hosted its 70th annual Shinnen Enkai New Year’s Banquet in Manoa Grand Ballroom at Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii. Read More »

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