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Kilauea steadily pumps lava seaward as Mauna Loa twitches

Updated on  September 24, 2017 at 10:39 pm

Kilauea steadily pumps lava seaward as Mauna Loa twitches

Updated on  September 24, 2017 at 10:39 pm


Aiea Intermediate classes canceled over power failure

Aiea Intermediate School will be closed today because of a power failure, according to the state Department of Education. Read More
Updated on  September 24, 2017 at 10:14 pm

911 Report

Man held after Pali Momi tech is struck

A 39-year-old Waianae man has been charged with assaulting an emergency room employee at Pali Momi Medical Center. Read More
Updated on  September 24, 2017 at 10:15 pm

Vital Statistics

Vital statistics

Each week, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser publishes Oahu statistics for marriage licenses and birth certificates filed with the state Department of Health’s Vital Statistics System. The dates listed indicate when the information was filed. Read More
Updated on  September 23, 2017 at 9:17 pm

Kokua Line

BBB’s annual ‘Secure Your ID’ shredding, recycling to return

Question: Please print the date, location and time of the next public paper-shredding event. It will be greatly appreciated. Read More
Updated on  September 25, 2017 at 12:18 am

Lee Cataluna

The award for craziest street parking scene goes to …

Updated on  September 23, 2017 at 10:49 pm
There are many strong competitors for the title of craziest neighborhood parking situation on Oahu. Read More

Incidental Lives

Wellness contest changes accountant’s lifestyle

Updated on  September 19, 2017 at 1:21 am
The legendary Czechoslovakian distance runner Emil Zatopek, winner of three gold medals in the 1952 Olympic Games, was said to have improvised his own resistance training by running on dirty laundry in his bathtub. Read More


Lolos choose waiting game as tokers’ day finally arrives

Updated on  August 26, 2017 at 10:47 pm
It’s the last Sunday in August and time to “flASHback” on the month’s news that amused and confused. Read More

Facts of the Matter

Excellent view of total solar eclipse is worth the trip

My wife and I recently returned from watching the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21. Having been aware of the event and seeking ideal viewing sites since summer of 2016, we made arrangements and reservations that would have been impossible at a later time. Read More

Volcanic Ash

Instability, distrust still mire Police Department

Updated on  September 23, 2017 at 11:05 pm
It rankled when former police Chief Louis Kea­loha, facing a federal corruption investigation for allegedly involving the department in a family legal dispute, was paid $250,000 by the Police Commission to go away. Read More


Sun and stars’ daily trek form Hawaiian compass

Updated on  September 23, 2017 at 11:09 pm
The recent completion of the three-year Malama Honua Worldwide Voyage by the voyaging canoe Hokule‘a underscores the timeless relevance of this indigenous system of celestial navigation. Read More

Ocean Watch

Puffy toylike fishes aren’t to be played with

Updated on  September 22, 2017 at 10:46 pm
Like its pufferfish kin, boxfish carry a toxin so strong it can kill aquarium mates. And if the little boxfish gets really upset, it can exude, from its skin, enough poison in the tank to also kill itself. Read More