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High spirits make every runner a winner

Updated on  December 11, 2017 at 12:53 am

High spirits make every runner a winner

Updated on  December 11, 2017 at 12:53 am


Park more than halfway to fundraising goal

Several large donations have brought the Rotary Club of Honolulu more than halfway to its $550,000 goal for the creation of the first neighborhood park in central Waikiki. Read More
Updated on  December 11, 2017 at 1:32 am

911 Report

Man operating moped injured in Kaneohe

A 21-year-old man was injured Sunday when the moped he was operating struck a minivan in Kaneohe. Read More
Updated on  December 10, 2017 at 10:08 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 listed indicate when the information was filed. Read More
Updated on  December 9, 2017 at 7:44 pm

Kokua Line

State offers guidance on drug-abuse programs

Question: Is there a state person or center or phone number we could contact in terms of getting drug rehabilitation for someone? Read More
Updated on  December 10, 2017 at 10:02 pm

Lee Cataluna

Wave-riding, rat-hunting adventures fill Hemmings’ memoir

Fred Hemmings has some stories to tell. He’s like that one relative you’re happy to see at holiday dinners because you know he’ll keep things interesting with his anecdotes. Read More

Incidental Lives

Artist finds happiness in the bold strokes of sumi-e

Updated on  December 4, 2017 at 9:55 pm
Sumi-e is not an art form for the tentative or self-conscious. Read More


Departures and arrivals made month memorable

Updated on  November 26, 2017 at 12:25 am
It’s the last Sunday of November and time to “flASHback” on the month’s news that amused and confused. Read More

Facts of the Matter

OLED display technology overcomes some limits of semiconductors

Updated on  November 30, 2017 at 7:41 pm
Diodes, like transistors and computer chips, rely on semiconductivity. Read More

Volcanic Ash

Ige inherits tech problem and creates 2 of his own

Updated on  December 9, 2017 at 8:51 pm
Nothing ever seems to compute when the state upgrades its computers, and Gov. David Ige has made little headway in changing the calculus. Read More


Meteor shower coupled with supermoon to light December night sky

Mastering any skill takes passion and a commitment of time. Once achieved, a skill can last a lifetime of practice, but it is accessible only to the master unless it is passed on to others. Read More
Updated on  November 25, 2017 at 9:23 pm

Ocean Watch

White terns enjoy growth with the help of humans

Updated on  December 8, 2017 at 10:04 pm
For the second year in a row, Honolulu’s white terns (the official name for what we once called fairy terns or angel terns) are having a banner year. Read More