Wednesday, April 16, 2014         


 UH sports seeks OK to operate retail sites
The University of Hawaii athletic department is asking the Board of Regents to allow it to lease and directly run an expanded logo wear operation at Ward Centre and on campus.  Story »
NASA recently showed off a saucer-shaped Mars entry vehicle in California that is bound for Hawaii for a unique series of test flights starting in June.  Story »

The Coast Guard cutter Morgenthau, berthed at Coast Guard Base Sand Island, improperly discharged about 4,600 gallons of wastewater and sewage into Honolulu Harbor, the Coast Guard confirmed Tuesday.  Story »

The message Tuesday morning to attendees of a Hawaii sustainability conference was powerful and straightforward: Climate change is real.  Story »

Hawaii lawmakers are weighing whether insurance companies should be required to cover more treatments for infertility and to update a law that some say discriminates against unmarried women.  Story »

Al Gore brought his inconvenient truth to Hawaii on Tuesday night, praising local officials for making progress on global warming issues but saying there's more work ahead.  Story »

Russia's out and China is in. Two years ago it was the other way around. This year's Rim of the Pacific war games in and around Hawaii, from late June to early August, are expected to be among the biggest ever, with 23 nations and 25,000 people, officials said.  Story »

Already leading in the polls, state Senate President Donna Mercado Kim is outpacing her opponents in Hawaii's 1st Congressional District House race in fundraising as well.  Story »

U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz preserved his fundraising lead over U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa during the past quarter, but both Democrats saw their donations dip as the competition for campaign money increased nationally.  Story »

The state House on Monday approved a bill that would place new restrictions on the Hawaii Community Development Authority and increase public notice requirements for development projects in burgeoning Kakaako.  Story »

A 46-year-old woman will be tried in June on charges connected with a fire that got out of control and destroyed a Halawa Heights apartment.  Story »

For Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Fund aids victims of Lanai plane crash • Meth, struggle with police led to man's death • Some asked to save water in Hanapepe

For Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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For Wednesday, April 16, 2014
No attempted murder charge in stabbing • Copper cable stolen at Moanalua Gardens • Cause of Enchanted Lake fire unknown

For Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Joyce Emma Akana • Marie Crowell • Elaine C. Galang • Elsie Hatsue Ishizaki • Ralph Rudi Johnson • Arlington Raymond Jung • Clifton Tetsuhiko Mashiba 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

To see as Rachel Handlin sees is to be ever present, ever engaged in the emergent moment. Story »

Question: Whatever happened to the 83 artifacts recovered from the Kawaihae Caves Complex following a 2006 settlement that required Bishop Museum and Native Hawaiian group Hui Malama I Na Kupuna O Hawai‘i Nei to share the $330,000 cost to recover the objects? Story »

We're sailing from Tahiti to Niue, a tiny island country of about 2,000 people. Craig and I have been at sea on our 37-foot sailboat for more than a week now, sailing in brisk 20 to 25 mph southeast tradewinds.  Story »

Question: What is the law regarding the caging and keeping of roosters in a residential neighborhood?  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 »

Attempts by gay rights activists and atheists to unseat Don Horner from the Board of Education because he's a volunteer Bible teacher with New Hope Diamond Head are an outrageous display of religious bigotry. Story »

Acidic foods taste sour from vinegar, which is acetic acid; fruit acids, which contain citric and ascorbic acids; or carbonation. Acid in food rounds out the flavors, and it can make the difference between a bland dish and one with lots of taste. 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 »

Will you take into account the late U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye’s wishes when voting in the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate in August?
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Hawaii’s Surfing Congresswoman
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New UH Student Fitness Center Opens
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