Sunday, January 25, 2015         


 UH outreach and outcry
After federal Department of Education investigators showed up at the University of Hawaii-Manoa last spring, UH officials have been working to dampen any criticisms that might appear in an upcoming report about how the university responds to complaints of sexual harassment and sexual assault.  Story »
Former Hawaii Gov. Linda Lingle says taking a high-level job with the new governor of Illinois does not mean she intends to revive her political career on the mainland.  Story »

State officials Friday reminded commercial recreational operators that they have to comply with new permitting rules, which are intended to be a first step toward figuring out how many — and what kind of — commercial operations go on every day in Hawaii waters.  Story »

A crowd led by an Oahu bicycle advocacy group gathered Friday morning for a walk to the intersection of Nimitz Highway and Kalihi Street, just a few feet away from the site of this year's first pedestrian death, and brainstormed ideas to prevent future fatalities in the area.  Story »

Crews recovered about 500 gallons of fuel oil apparently leaking from a sunken tugboat after a sheen was spotted near an offshore mooring buoy off Barbers Point and another was reported about 7 miles south of Hono­lulu Airport.  Story »

A wildland fire that began Tuesday night and has ravaged 460 acres of native forest above Mili­lani Mauka was 40 percent contained by early Friday afternoon, according to the Department of Land and Natural Resources.  Story »

Gov. David Ige's selection of Castle & Cooke executive Carleton Ching to serve as chairman of the Board of Land and Natural Resources is drawing mixed reviews from those who've dealt with him.  Story »

The state Health Department is accusing a Wai­malu restaurant of removing a restaurant inspection placard.  Story »

The city Medical Examiner's Office has identified a man who died in a car fire on the H-3 freeway earlier this month and a man whose body was recovered from the Kapa­lama Canal on Wednesday.  Story »

The path of the lava oozing from Kilauea Volcano remained uncertain Friday as the flow sat not far from Pahoa's main highway.  Story »

For Saturday, January 24, 2015
OCCC inmate allegedly attacks nurse • Honolulu Zoo euthanizes ailing giraffe • Man arrested and charged in fatal crash • Live streaming of meetings offered online
For Saturday, January 24, 2015
4 arrested on Big Island in fatal stabbing • Man taken to hospital after ocean trouble • Woman charged with credit card fraud
For Saturday, January 24, 2015
Visitacion Sasuman Agustin • Anthony J. Almeida • Larry H. Amas • Gladys Arai • Iwao Arakawa • Beverly D. Blake • Melvin Kim You Ching • Penelope Kamaile Frias • Roy Goro Fukuda • George W. Grace 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 18, 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.
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: Would you explain to the many drivers who use Waialae Avenue in Kaimuki every day, why after months and months of repaving work and completion dates extended multiple times, when the road was finally repaved and a delight to drive on again, why it is now being torn up again by Hawaii Gas?  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 »

The University of Hawaii's lack of urgency in putting its athletic house in order is confounding. 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 »

January is a particularly good month for planets, with clear, good views of all five of the naked-eye planets during most of the month. Story »

Everyone who cares about Hawaii's sea turtles will want to enter these numbers in their cellphones: Turtle Rescue: 725-5730 and 288-5685. I wish I had earlier. Story »


RECIPE: Snapper Egg Foo Young
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Fun, Free Fitness Classes For Girls
In an effort to help young girls stay fit and active, Ivivva Honolulu offers free yoga and fitness classes every Sunday at 11:15 a.m. Read More »

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