When Leonard Hall got laid off from his job at a geo-engineering firm a few years ago, he was ready to launch his own farm and had even cooked up a 32-page business plan.
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While public access to the USS Utah Memorial on Ford Island is restricted, it is visited by school groups, island residents and attendees at ceremonies held at the site. Joanne Smith and Johnny W. Wallin scattered the ashes of their father, Pearl Harbor survivor John “Spike” Wallin, at the memorial during a ceremony in December.
The USS Utah, a target and training ship, took two torpedoes on Dec. 7, 1941, capsized and was only partially righted using cables that are rusting away on a portion of its hull still jutting from Pearl Harbor.
Rob Barreca made his living as a website developer before signing up with GoFarm Hawaii.
“I had always been interested in food and farming, and was fortunate to be able to save up a little money and leave that tech job and devote full time to farming,” said Barreca, 33.
A 63-year-old visitor from Michigan is dead and a Hawaii island police officer on administrative leave following an early morning collision on a notoriously dangerous stretch of Waikoloa Road in South Kohala on Sunday.
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Here’s a quick Hokule ‘a update — but not about how the canoe is faring in frigid New Zealand ports more than 4,000 miles from Hawaii. Instead, it’s an example of how the “Malama Honua” voyage is making what its
Each Sunday, the Honolulu 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.
Let's say you went to Lincoln Elementary School — next to Thomas Square — in the early 1950s. By the time you reached the sixth grade, you had had Lincoln's Gettysburg Address drilled into you so often that you can recite it probably even today.
When Paul Turnbull places hand over heart and recites the Oath of Allegiance before Judge Leslie Kobayashi in U.S. District Court on Tuesday morning, he will do so as a well-considered first act of civic responsibility to his adopted home. Story »
This winter has not been kind to those living in temperate climates. From the Midwestern United States to Central Europe, snow and bitter cold have thrown a monkey wrench into the cogs of expectations. Story »
The ill will Gov. David Ige generated by naming Castle and Cooke lobbyist Carleton Ching to head the Department of Land and Natural Resources is compounded by his adamant refusal to explain his rationale for turning over state lands — our precious jewels — to a guy known for making bling. Story »
Throughout March, look for Venus shining brilliantly in the western sky in the early evening hours. Meanwhile Jupiter, the second-brightest sky dot after Venus, rises in the east and shines down from the sky until the early morning hours.