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University of Hawaii scientists doubt space object has alien origins

University of Hawaii scientists doubt space object has alien origins


DCCA seeks to fill boards

The state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs is looking for volunteers to fill vacancies on boards, commissions and committees. Read More

911 Report

Boy, 12, critical after being struck on Vineyard Boulevard

Honolulu police closed all westbound lanes of Vineyard Boulevard between Liliha Street and Pua Lane this morning as they investigated a traffic collision involving a pedestrian. Read More

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 indicate when the information was filed. Read More

Kokua Line

Kokua Line: Candidate can give money from campaign to charity

Question: Can politicians use campaign funds to donate to charity, or do they have to use their own personal funds? I am wondering mainly about school fundraisers in their districts. Read More

Lee Cataluna

Lee Cataluna: Day-after waving a sign of character

Sign-waving the day after the election must be especially difficult for the losing candidate. Yet some people rise to that humbling occasion and get back out there to say thank you. Read More

Incidental Lives

Incidental Lives: St. Francis alumna makes the world her comfort zone

The controversial French novelist Andre Gide, in his novel “The Counterfeiters,” famously wrote, “One doesn’t discover new lands without consenting to lose sight, for a very long time, of the shore.” Read More


flASHback: There’s rain on the tracks and varmints in the hale

It’s the last Sunday in October and time to “flASHback” on the month’s news that amused and confused. Read More

Facts of the Matter

Facts of the Matter: Each sunrise may be unique, but sun’s path remains same

A word from Captain Obvious: The sun rises in the east and sets in the west. Read More

Volcanic Ash

Volcanic Ash: Was rail worth all the pain? Voters suggest maybe not

Mayor Kirk Caldwell stood before microphones last week to announce he’ll float a $44 million short-term loan to meet federal demands to get that much more to the $9 billion rail project by Nov. 20. Read More


Skywatch: Stars’ ascent signals arrival of makahiki

The arrival of the constellation Makali‘i after sunset on the eastern horizon heralds the beginning of the Read More

Ocean Watch

Ocean Watch: Shark encounters, water spouts and koalas

We were at the moment hiking one of Magnetic Island’s superb trails where we saw seven koala bears in the wild. Read More

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