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Man, 49, found dead after fire in Makiki high-rise

Updated on  March 22, 2018 at 7:59 am

Man, 49, found dead after fire in Makiki high-rise

Updated on  March 22, 2018 at 7:59 am


911 Report

Video of failed kidnapping suspect released

Updated on  March 22, 2018 at 8:12 am
Honolulu police released Wednesday a video of the suspect in Monday’s attempted kidnapping of a 9-year-old girl at Ala Moana Center. 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. Read More
Updated on  March 17, 2018 at 8:55 pm

Kokua Line

Lee Cataluna

Kalani High hoops team reveals character

Updated on  March 21, 2018 at 12:36 am
The Kalani High School boys basketball team has a favorite saying: “Character revealed!” Read More

Incidental Lives

Teen model giving back to others less fortunate

Updated on  March 20, 2018 at 6:29 am
Like the runway model she’d worked diligently (and painfully) to become over the last year, Victoria Tan executed her last pivot this weekend with both poise and conviction. Read More


Caution in order for nuclear alert plan

Hawaii foolishly rushed ahead of other states into nuclear warnings, and we paid with the January fiasco that made us an international punchline and renewed worries about our state government’s competence. Read More

Facts of the Matter

Containment is main difficulty with fusion power

Thermonuclear reactions deep in the sun’s interior consistently generate the same amount of energy as 2.5 billion 500-megawatt generators, the largest on Earth. Read More

Volcanic Ash

At last, the end appears near for medical-aid-in-dying debate

Hawaii advocates for “death with dignity” legislation to allow the hopelessly ill the choice to end their suffering on their own terms have felt for 20 years like Charlie Brown and his football — so close, but always snatched away. Read More


Using the stars to make landfall

This month we focus on the third and final skill set essential for celestial navigation. After orienting the canoe and determining the canoe’s position at sea, the final challenge becomes making landfall. Read More

Ocean Watch