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From ‘trash’ tree to treasure

Updated on  April 21, 2018 at 11:09 pm

From ‘trash’ tree to treasure

Updated on  April 21, 2018 at 11:09 pm


911 Report

Teenager reports kidnapping

Police opened a kidnapping investigation Friday after a 15-year-old boy said he was snatched by two unknown men and driven around Wahiawa for several hours before being released. 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
Updated on  April 15, 2018 at 12:03 am

Kokua Line

Readers see digital divide in city reservation system

Question: Regarding the new appointments for driver’s license renewals, I don’t have a mobile phone on which to make an appointment. Is the city leaving adequate time for walk-ins at each location? Read More
Updated on  April 19, 2018 at 10:19 pm

Lee Cataluna

TVR boom complicates Hanalei’s recovery

Updated on  April 21, 2018 at 11:01 pm
Comparisons have been made between the devastation of the recent Kauai floods and the destruction wrought by Hurricane Iniki in 1992. Read More

Incidental Lives

Artist follows his eye down creative pathway

Updated on  April 16, 2018 at 11:29 pm
It’s difficult to know just how much Anthony Mendivil, avowed reveler in the solitary experience, would enjoy leading a class of young, inquisitive minds, but for sure he has ideas about what he’d like to teach. 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


Skywatch: Spring brings new starline

On March 20 the sun crossed north over the equator in an event called the equinox, a juncture when daylight and nighttime are about equal in length, heralding the beginning of spring in the Northern Hemisphere. The Hawaiian word associated with this season is Kupulau (Sprouting Leaf). Read More

Ocean Watch