Hawaii's $75 million federal Race to the Top grant draws to a close this week, marking the end of an unprecedented four-year investment that launched some of the most aggressive education reforms ever seen in the state's public school system.
While both candidates agree that reforms taking place within the Department of Veterans Affairs are needed, the challengers vying to represent Hawaii's 1st Congressional District — both veterans themselves — disagree on the approach that should be taken.
The Department of Land and Natural Resources' Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation will temporarily close Port Allen Small Boat Harbor's trailer parking area and boat launch ramp for paving work.
Each Sunday, the 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.
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While I sat at the bus stop in Haleiwa — pretty well beat from having ridden my bicycle from the Hygienic Store in Kahaluu — I turned and looked away from the roadway, and a tired glance introduced me to the Waialua Courthouse. Story »
Thousands of Apple devotees across the country turned out early Friday at the company’s stores to get their hands on the latest iPhones. Many woke up at the crack of dawn — or even camped out — to be among the first to buy the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus gadgets. With significantly larger screens, the iPhones help Apple match competitors like Samsung, which have long offered devices that blur the line between smartphone and tablet. Above, Wendy Kamaka got her iPhone 6 from an Apple representative at Royal Hawaiian Center.
A dozen years ago, Wahiawa resident Ray Santana caught a story on the nightly news about the Rolling Thunder Ride for Freedom, an annual cross-country motorcycle ride in support of prisoners of war/missing in action, and decided on the spot that he just had to do it. Story »
I recently received an email with the subject "Crab on V-land beach." (V-land, or Velzyland, is a North Shore surf spot.) Reader Bill Quinlan wrote, "I have attached two photos of a dead crab we found this afternoon. Story »
QUESTION: Now that the Waialae Avenue resurfacing project is completed, a bike lane has been added on both sides of the street. While I am thrilled to have a bike lane to promote alternative forms of transportation, as well as safety for the riders, it appears that we are no longer coning during rush hour. Story »
Equinox derives from Latin for "equal night," actually referring to equal length of day and night. It is not true that day and night are exactly the same length everywhere around the globe, but they are nearly.
There are several remarkable sky events in August, including gatherings of Jupiter with Venus in the morning sky and of Mars and Saturn in the evening. We also have the return of the Perseids, one of the most reliable meteor shows. Story »
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