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Kayaker, 61, saved after powerful storm

Updated on  February 20, 2018 at 10:16 am

Kayaker, 61, saved after powerful storm

Updated on  February 20, 2018 at 10:16 am


2 fires cause $1M in damage

Two homes sustained a total of $1 million in damage in separate fires over the weekend on Kauai, firefighters said. Read More
Updated on  February 19, 2018 at 10:37 pm

911 Report

Woman, 23, is arrested after fatal stabbing

Honolulu police arrested a 23-year-old woman early Monday morning in the Red Hill area after she allegedly stabbed a 24-year-old man who was pronounced dead after being taken to a hospital. Read More
Updated on  February 20, 2018 at 12:13 am

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  February 17, 2018 at 6:11 pm

Kokua Line

Lee Cataluna

Jack Lord’s stunt double lived with integrity

Updated on  February 17, 2018 at 9:52 pm
John Nordlum did some of the most daring stunts of 1970s and ’80s television but never broke a bone. He didn’t complain about being put in terrifying situations, but he called himself a coward. He had the looks of a ladies’ man, but he was devoted to only one woman. Read More

Incidental Lives


Missile scare was nothing but warmup for election

Updated on  January 27, 2018 at 10:34 pm
It’s bombs away as we mark the last Sunday of January with a “flASHback” on the month’s news that amused and confused: 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

Caldwell lost his cool with surf league and let meet get away

Updated on  February 17, 2018 at 8:08 pm
There was Mayor Kirk Caldwell at one of his dog-and-pony news conferences, portraying himself as the voice of reason in a dispute with the World Surf League over scheduling dates on the North Shore. Read More


Navigating by stars and nature’s clues

To navigate the seas using only the stars and other clues from nature, one needs to learn three essential functions: orienting the canoe, determining the canoe’s position at sea and making landfall. Read More
Updated on  January 27, 2018 at 10:46 pm

Ocean Watch

Coral reefs in Palau are national treasures

Updated on  February 16, 2018 at 9:47 pm
Palau’s corals are getting attention for their ability to thrive in warm, acidic water, factors that are killing corals in other parts of the world. Read More