Amid a day packed with blunt questions and impassioned testimony on the future of Oahu rail, state lawmakers advanced bills Wednesday that would extend the state tax funding most of the cash-strapped project. Story »
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Casey Ann Jones pointed out her alleged attacker, Michael Ayala, Wednesday in Circuit Court. Jones testified that Ayala and his girlfriend, Jessica Lee Hinebaugh, assaulted her in her Mililani home. Hinebaugh is Jones’ sister.
On Wednesday, a Navy helicopter, three drone operators, about a dozen spotters and roughly 20 to 30 hikers, including strangers who were moved to help the family of the Kona man, searched in the mountains between Haiku and Moanalua. Story »
Friends of the man who died after escaping from police and falling off a bridge on the H-1 freeway were shocked to learn he was the victim, describing him as a loving father of his 3-year-old son, while his father said he had sought mental health help at a Waianae health center earlier that day. Story »
Groups opposed to development in Malaekahana voiced their concerns about the Envision Laie plan at a Honolulu Hale news conference Wednesday, the day before the issue will be heard by a Honolulu City Council committee. Story »
Thirty-six Waianae High School students and staff members were tested for tuberculosis last week because of possible exposure from a student who has the disease, but no one was infected, state Department of Health officials said Wednesday. Story »
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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
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.
Let's say you went to Lincoln Elementary School — next to Thomas Square — in the early 1950s. By the time you reached the sixth grade, you had had Lincoln's Gettysburg Address drilled into you so often that you can recite it probably even today.
It's been more than two months since old Beek wriggled through the fence of his Kaneohe home and disappeared into the night, and owner Christen Matsushige still can't quite believe the confluence of mercies that led to his happy return. Story »
This winter has not been kind to those living in temperate climates. From the Midwestern United States to Central Europe, snow and bitter cold have thrown a monkey wrench into the cogs of expectations. Story »
Q: I am a regular commuter along the Pearl Harbor bike path. Although signs clearly say, "no motorized vehicles," mopeds run up and down the path. Can anyone please take the initiative to clean up this pathway and make it a pleasant biking/walking/jogging trail for families? Story »
The ill will Gov. David Ige generated by naming Castle and Cooke lobbyist Carleton Ching to head the Department of Land and Natural Resources is compounded by his adamant refusal to explain his rationale for turning over state lands — our precious jewels — to a guy known for making bling. Story »
Throughout March, look for Venus shining brilliantly in the western sky in the early evening hours. Meanwhile Jupiter, the second-brightest sky dot after Venus, rises in the east and shines down from the sky until the early morning hours.
The Storm is Passing Over
African-American gospels and spirituals will fill the air as Windward Choral Society presents “The Storm is Passing Over” from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday at St. John Vianney Parish on Keolu Drive. Read More »
OLGC Keiki Collect Slippers
Students from Our Lady of Good Counsel School (OLGC) in Pearl City collected 443 pairs of slippers for the Sisters of Saint Francis at Our Lady of Kea‘au to help the needy along the Leeward coast. Read More »