Tuesday, September 16, 2014         


 Cargo capacity to be increased
With the release of final environmental documents, the state is moving closer to constructing a $266 million container terminal designed to handle the surge of overseas cargo expected at Hono­lulu Harbor in the next few decades.  Story »
The University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine research laboratory that famously produced the world's first cloned mouse in the late 1990s has been awarded a $10.8 million federal grant to continue its work in reproductive and biomedical research.  Story »

Hawaii officials have three months to submit a formal bid to host Barack Obama's future presidential library following Monday's announcement that the University of Hawaii is one of four institutions selected to compete for the center.  Story »

Two Hawaii Air National Guard KC-135 Strato-tank- ers are refueling fighters and bombers that are part of increasing U.S. airstrikes on the Islamic State in Iraq.  Story »

Relocation of a facility geared toward helping homeless adults with mental illnesses to the city's Pau­ahi Hale housing complex in Chinatown should be completed by the end of the year, officials with the city and the Safe Haven project say.  Story »

Lava from Kilauea's East Rift Zone has entered the Kaohe Homesteads subdivision, the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory said Monday.  Story »

Big surf is expected to continue pounding Hawaii's south shores Tuesday, though wave heights are slowly declining.  Story »

A preliminary hearing will be held Tuesday in District Court for a homeless man who was arrested after being warned last week to stay away from a Hawaiian monk seal, one of the most endangered marine mammals in the world.  Story »

Burger King wants to dismiss a federal lawsuit alleging there were needles in a sandwich after the former soldier who made the claim didn't attend a settlement conference.  Story »

For Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Cut cable stops Hawaiian Telcom service • Police identify Utah man killed in Big Isle crash • Plan to require septic systems draws criticism
For Tuesday, September 16, 2014
The Honolulu Star-Advertiser strives to make its news report fair and accurate. If you have a question or comment about news coverage, call Ed Lynch, managing editor/news, at 529-4758.
For Sunday, September 14, 2014
Each Sunday, the Star-Advertiser publishes Oahu vital statistics for marriage licenses and birth certificates filed with the state Department of Health's Vital Statistics System. The statistics cover the five-business-day period ending the Thursday of the previous week.
For Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Collision injures driver, sets truck aflame • Skateboarder killed after accident is ID'd • Report on cause of boy's death is delayed
For Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Diane Opuulani Nizo Brown • Henrietta Amoehiona Kehaulani Buan • Maril Yasuko Chun • Douglas Forbes Cushnie • John B. Eguires • William Extencion • Ethel Mitsuko Higa • and more
While I sat at the bus stop in Haleiwa — pretty well beat from having ridden my bicycle from the Hygienic Store in Kahaluu — I turned and looked away from the roadway, and a tired glance introduced me to the Waialua Courthouse.  Story »

 Island Images

A dozen years ago, Wahiawa resident Ray Santana caught a story on the nightly news about the Rolling Thunder Ride for Freedom, an annual cross-country motorcycle ride in support of prisoners of war/missing in action, and decided on the spot that he just had to do it. Story »

Question: Whatever happened to proposed changes in state law on the use of cellphones while driving? Story »

I recently received an email with the subject "Crab on V-land beach." (V-land, or Velzyland, is a North Shore surf spot.) Reader Bill Quinlan wrote, "I have attached two photos of a dead crab we found this afternoon. Story »

Question: If you donate your body to the University of Hawaii medical school, how long before you get the body back? Story »

The primary election was a lesson in comeuppance as we "flASHback" on August's news that amused and confused: Story »

A rule of good management is to never let anybody get comfortable in a bad situation. That's why the City Council was right to rein in the homeless overrunning Waikiki by giving police tools to clear the sidewalks and control urinating and defecating in public spaces. Story »

There has been increasing discussion about preparedness in STEM subjects. The focus on science, technology, engineering and mathematics often drifts away from the central issues that subliminally affect all of us, specifically in mathematics.  Story »

There are several remarkable sky events in August, including gatherings of Jupiter with Venus in the morning sky and of Mars and Saturn in the evening. We also have the return of the Perseids, one of the most reliable meteor shows. Story »


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