Tuesday, April 22, 2014         


 'Lucky to be alive' 
The 15-year-old boy was dazed and confused, walking aimlessly around the Kahu­lui Airport tarmac Sunday morning following a death-defying journey across the Pacific in the wheel well of a Hawaiian Airlines jet.  Story »
The former lead mechanic for US Airways said the 15-year-old boy who stowed away in the wheel well of a Hawaiian Airlines flight Sunday had a tight fit in the belly of the Boeing 767 and should consider himself "very, very lucky" to be alive.  Story »

A struggle between a Marine and a prostitute armed with a knife ended with the prostitute dead on the floor of a Wai­kiki hotel room, said a defense attorney for Master Sgt. Nathaniel Cosby during the start of Cosby's court-martial at Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kane­ohe.  Story »

A no-kill animal shelter in Kapo­lei is offering a limited number of low-cost sterilizations beginning Thursday to introduce a nonsurgical neutering method called "Zeutering" for male dogs.  Story »

A no-kill animal shelter in Kapo­lei is offering a limited number of low-cost sterilizations beginning Thursday to introduce a nonsurgical neutering method called "Zeutering" for male dogs.  Story »

Jurors will hear closing arguments Tuesday morning in the first death penalty case to go to trial in Hawaii. There is no death penalty under state law.  Story »

An arbitration panel has awarded annual 4.5 percent pay raises to approximately 850 Department of Education principals, vice principals and other school and district-level educational officers, the Hawaii Government Employees Association announced Monday.  Story »

The state Commission on Water Resource Management has approved a settlement to a decade-long legal dispute that is expected to assure continuous flow of streams in an area of the West Maui Mountains, particularly Iao Stream.  Story »

For Saturday, April 19, 2014
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For Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Fuel spill discovered in harbor • Waikoloa man held in stabbing • Pair wanted in shoplifting, assault incident

For Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Royce Ervin Jacinto Barrios • Doris Mikie Chinen • Paz Gallardo Ducusin • Romeo Salvosa Francisco • Sonny Gonzaga Sr. • Grace Hatsue Hotoke • Denis Taeko Sato Izuka • John Kagawa • and more
This year, the Outrigger Canoe Club celebrates the 50th anniversary of its traumatic move from the heart of Waikiki to its present Diamond Head location.  Story »

 Island Images

You can't put a price on what volunteer Lillian Takeda does for the Kua­kini Health System, but you could certainly fill out one heck of a timecard. Story »

Question: Whatever happened to the case of a Hilo woman whose decomposed remains were found three years ago in a former sugar cane field in Hamakua? Story »

One of the most satisfying moments in a sailor's life is tying the boat to a safe mooring in a calm harbor after a long period at sea. Even a day after arriving here at Niue (pronounced NEW-ay), Craig and I are still high-fiving.  Story »

Question: On Sunday morning, April 6, a speeding vehicle hit a pole on our street next to the KEY Project in Kahaluu.  Story »

It was hard to tell sometimes if we were talking about law and order or the birds and the bees as we "flASHback" on the month's news that amused and confused. Story »

The bungled rollout of Obamacare is a lesson on why so many people are leery of expanding government: It does big projects poorly and then runs from accountability. Story »

One of the greatest quests of the new physics has been to reconcile quantum theory with general relativity. This situation parallels that of 17th-century scientists who were trying to reconcile the way things fell on Earth with the greater motions of the planets.  Story »

The Hawaiian islands are perfectly situated to see all of the total lunar eclipse on April 14, a celestial event that runs from roughly 8 to 11:30 p.m. In addition, Mars reaches its brightest point in the past eight years. Story »

With the rising cost of gasoline, averaging about $4.33 a gallon, have you changed driving habits to conserve gas?
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