Wednesday, August 5, 2015         


Guillermo’s path still has wiggle room

By Marcel Honoré
The military’s “Hurricane Hunters” spent Monday night and Tuesday morning doing what most people back on the ground would care to avoid: flinging themselves through the eye of a tropical cyclone.

Votes set back proposed campuses

By Nanea Kalani
The fates of three proposed public charter schools remain in limbo after a State Public Charter School Commission committee voted Tuesday to support a recommendation to deny one school’s application but could not agree on whether to advance two others.

Native Hawaiians sent word of constitutional convention

By Susan Essoyan
Notices are arriving in the mailboxes of more than 95,000 Native Hawaiians this week as the first step in the election of delegates to a constitutional convention that will consider options for Hawaiian self-determination.

Law creates state’s first subsistence fishing area

By Rosemarie Bernardo
Gov. David Ige has signed a law establishing a community-based subsistence fishing area in Haena, Kauai, the first of its kind.

Actions against Honolulu homeless draw fire

By Dan Nakaso
Advocates for the homeless rallied in front of Honolulu Hale on Tuesday to urge government officials to do more to get people into housing, scrap homeless camp sweeps and halt expansion of the city’s “sit-lie” ban.

Schools in limbo amid thick smoke

By Gregg Kakesako and Jayna Omaye Posted 1:30 a.m. HST, Aug 5, 2015
State Department of Education officials will decide Wednesday morning whether to reopen four Wahiawa schools that were closed Tuesday due to smoke from wildfires.

Scopes’ foes offer invitation

By Timothy Hurley
Having been denied participation at the International Astronomical Union conference, foes of telescope construction atop Mauna Kea on Tuesday hand-delivered an invitation to their own event.

‘Iffy’ storm forecast predicts high winds

By Leila Fujimori
Hawaii is in for a bit of a blow. But just how strong the wind from Tropical Storm Guillermo will be depends on the path it takes.
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