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Alleged smuggler of ivory, whale bone faces charges

By Nelson Daranciang
Federal authorities arrested and charged a man Thursday with smuggling whale bone and elephant and walrus ivory into the United States after a raid on an Iwilei warehouse.

Man faces murder charge in death of 3-year-old girl

By Gregg K. Kakesako
An Oahu grand jury indicted a 25-year-old Waianae man Thursday for allegedly killing a 3-year-old girl last year. Joshua Kalili is charged with second-degree murder, two counts of abuse and contempt. His bail is set at $500,000.

State agency denies company's appeal over rail bid

By Marcel Honoré
The state's consumer affairs agency is siding with Oahu's rail transit project in a challenge that rail officials say has already delayed the system's soft opening by at least several months.

38,000 lei sought for vets' graves

By Mathew Ursua / mursua@staradvertiser.com Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, May 23, 2015
A daylong lei collection drive held Friday at all Oahu fire stations and 10 city parks was expected to add up to a substantial contribution toward the 38,000 lei needed for Memorial Day weekend at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl.

Full slate of ceremonies on tap for Memorial Day

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, May 23, 2015
Road closures and tow-away zones in the Ala Moana Beach Park area will be in place Monday in advance of the 17th annual Lantern Floating Hawaii ceremony.

Visits to Oahu islets a concern

By Rosemarie Bernardo Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, May 23, 2015
City and state officials remind residents and visitors heading to Windward Oahu beaches during the Memorial Day weekend to be mindful of the rules designed to protect wildlife on offshore islets that are designated as sanctuaries.
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