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Pressure growing beneath Kilauea’s Puu Oo cone could lead to new vent, lava flow

Updated on  April 19, 2018 at 10:38 am

Pressure growing beneath Kilauea’s Puu Oo cone could lead to new vent, lava flow

Updated on  April 19, 2018 at 10:38 am


911 Report

Man arrested in Kalihi shooting of teen

Police arrested a 25-year-old man in connection with a shooting in Kalihi that left a man with serious injuries. Read More
Updated on  April 18, 2018 at 11:04 pm

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

Online queue aims to ease long wait to renew license

Question: Someone told me that the Hawaii Kai Satellite City Hall location now requires appointments for driver’s license renewals. Read More
Updated on  April 18, 2018 at 11:05 pm

Lee Cataluna

Disaster response presents crucial test for officials

There are now rolls of wet carpet along the curbs in Niu Valley, Aina Haina and the stretch of Kalanianaole Highway that connects the two neighborhoods. Read More
Updated on  April 17, 2018 at 10:04 pm

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

Action needed on mail-in balloting to increase voter turnout

Mail-in balloting has been popular among Hawaii’s most active voters, but the Legislature has sidestepped the next logical step of switching everybody to mail-in voting to improve our dismal overall turnout. Read More


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