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                                About 30 Pearl Harbor survivors met with visitors at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center on Monday as they headed out for a boat tour of the Arizona Memorial. Bianca Coronado took a selfie with three survivors, from left, Stuart Hedley, Jack Holder and Edward W. Stone.

Pearl Harbor survivors receive heroes’ welcome

Updated on  December 6, 2016 at 12:31 am

Pearl Harbor survivors receive heroes’ welcome

Updated on  December 6, 2016 at 12:31 am

Newswatch

Health Department clears seaweed farm

A Kahuku seaweed farm has been cleared by the state Department of Health after being shut down because of salmonella contamination. Read More
Updated on  December 6, 2016 at 12:17 am

911 Report

Moped rider dies in crash on Kalihi Street

A 19-year-old man died after he lost control of the moped he was driving and crashed into a guardrail Saturday night in Kalihi, police said. Read More
Updated on  December 4, 2016 at 11:33 pm

Vital Statistics

Vital statistics

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. Read More
Updated on  December 3, 2016 at 9:26 pm

Kokua Line

Public driving range opens after yearlong renovation

Question: What is going on with the Ala Wai driving range? … The work has been going on for so long already. … Read More
Updated on  December 5, 2016 at 10:46 pm

Lee Cataluna

COURTESY NATIONAL PARK SERVICE
                                People crowding at Haleakala National Park during sunrise in 2006.

The thing about sacred spots is that we can’t all be there

COURTESY NATIONAL PARK SERVICE
                                People crowding at Haleakala National Park during sunrise in 2006.

Updated on  December 4, 2016 at 10:02 am
And here it is again: a part of Hawaii unlike any other place in the world being loved to death. Read More

Incidental Lives

Determined youth quits his past to be a better man

The proof of Triston Sarte’s growth over the last couple of years comes not only in the positive steps he’s taken to better himself but also in hard truths he’s been willing to confront. Read More
Updated on  December 6, 2016 at 12:32 am

fl(ASH)back

A November ‘beyond a lot of our imaginations’

Facts of the Matter

Definition of standard meter length has changed over centuries

You might not realize it, but certain fundamental units are the basis for all of our everyday measurements as well as those of the most precise scientific experiments. Read More

Volcanic Ash

Isle GOP has only itself to blame for poor showing

With the Republican takeover of Washington, D.C., the local GOP is crying about Hawaii being out of step because of our all-Democratic congressional delegation. Yes, Hawaii would probably benefit from having a Republican voice on Capitol Hill, as the late U.S. Sen. Hiram Fong and former U.S. Rep. Pat Saiki once provided. Read More

Skywatch

December’s full moon to be a little less ‘super’

The “super” full moon of Nov. 13-14 was in fact the closest full moon since 1948. While the full moon of Dec. 13 is still referred to as a supermoon, it’s barely in the club. Read More
Updated on  November 26, 2016 at 10:51 pm

Ocean Watch

Some reef encounters captured in blink of eye

One of the pleasures of being home after an adventure is sorting photos of the trip. But as I go through pictures of my recent sailing trip in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, I’m also enjoying the images my mind took when it was too dark or too distant to shoot, or when I didn’t feel like looking at something marvelous through a lens. Read More
Updated on  November 25, 2016 at 11:44 pm