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Volcano could dent booming tourism industry

Updated on  May 24, 2018 at 1:23 am

Volcano could dent booming tourism industry

Updated on  May 24, 2018 at 1:23 am


Sirens to be tested today at 2 beach parks

The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency will test siren installations today at Kawaikui Beach Park and Kapiolani Beach Park on Oahu. Read More
Updated on  May 23, 2018 at 10:19 pm

911 Report

Woman who was pulled from Hanauma Bay identified

The Honolulu Medical Examiner’s Office identified Tuesday a 66-year-old woman who was pulled from the water at Hanauma Bay and later died as Jin Young of South Korea. Read More
Updated on  May 23, 2018 at 11:41 am

Vital Statistics

Vitals 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
Updated on  May 20, 2018 at 11:10 pm

Kokua Line

GET due on rental income even if parent is landlord

Question: Recently I purchased a townhouse and I’m planning to rent it to my son. My accountant told me that I must get a general excise tax license. Read More
Updated on  May 23, 2018 at 10:17 pm

Lee Cataluna

Lime gets fast swat from city slipper

Updated on  May 22, 2018 at 10:50 pm
Lime came to town, Mayor Kirk Caldwell got mad and stuff got handled. Quickly. Read More

Incidental Lives

Couple endeavors to help kids fight stigma, find success

Updated on  May 21, 2018 at 11:01 pm
For Daniel Inglis the call to special education as a profession was the culmination of numerous experiences — early struggles with math, a diagnosis of ADHD, his family’s advocacy on behalf of people with Hansen’s disease — slowly coming into focus as a connected whole. Read More


Facts of the Matter

Theories on Earth’s shape continue to fall flat

The recent surge in debate among supposedly educated people about the shape of planet Earth is surprising, considering Eratosthenes, an ancient Greek scientist, measured its circumference 22 centuries ago. Read More

Volcanic Ash

Mixing politics and policing undermines progress

Updated on  May 20, 2018 at 12:52 pm
As the Honolulu Police Department makes good progress digging out from the Louis Kealoha corruption scandal, the last thing it needs is an infusion of politics into policing. Read More


Hokule‘a visits Big Island as planets shine brightly

Spring provides the mariner with excellent conditions for tropical passages between the northern and southern hemispheres. Read More
Updated on  April 29, 2018 at 2:04 pm

Ocean Watch