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Maui man cut gang ties 4 years ago, judge is told

Updated on  June 22, 2017 at 11:26 pm

Maui man cut gang ties 4 years ago, judge is told

Updated on  June 22, 2017 at 11:26 pm


August trial set in Kaneohe home invasion

A 41-year-old man pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges involving a brazen home invasion earlier this month in Kaneohe. Read More
Updated on  June 22, 2017 at 11:06 pm

911 Report

Allegedly impaired driver critically injures electrician

A 47-year-old electrician was taken to a hospital in critical condition early Wednesday after being struck at a work site by a vehicle driven by an allegedly impaired 22-year-old man, police said. Read More
Updated on  June 22, 2017 at 12:18 am

Vital Statistics

Vital statistics

Updated on  June 17, 2017 at 9:21 pm
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

Kokua Line

Oahu hiker with own website is fine despite cutoff in posts

Question: Do you know the “Waianae Steve” website? He hikes on Oahu and lists his hikes and dates on that site. Read More
Updated on  June 22, 2017 at 11:04 pm

Lee Cataluna

Thieves will stop at little to get mitts on lychee

Stan Hong has a theory: “Lychee seems to bring out the worst in people.” Read More
Updated on  June 22, 2017 at 9:35 pm

Incidental Lives

Fatherhood creates bond between son and departed dad

Updated on  June 13, 2017 at 12:18 am
In the winter of 1949, as Communist forces swept to victory over the Nationalists for control of mainland China, my grandfather Song Cai, foreseeing the dark days to come for his family, made arrangements for my father to leave the country. Read More


Bad things come to those taking a stand in Legislature

It’s the last Sunday in May and time to “flASHback” on the month’s news that amused and confused. Read More

Facts of the Matter

Smell works more like a sixth sense sometimes

Updated on  June 15, 2017 at 7:27 pm
To humans, the sense of smell has a direct link to emotions. Who among us has not, at one time or another, had a memory and its associated feelings come rushing at us when catching a whiff of a perfume, theater popcorn or one of thousands of smells that we associate with events from our past? Read More

Volcanic Ash

New schools chief doesn’t need political interference

New Hawaii public schools Superintendent Christina Kishimoto comes into office Aug. 1 aiming to make Hawaii “the No. 1 state in terms of educational quality.” Read More


Jupiter and Saturn take prime spots in June sky

This June provides a great chance to see the solar system’s biggest planets, Jupiter and Saturn, throughout most of the evening. Read More

Ocean Watch

Peculiarity above water in Australia also amazes

Updated on  June 16, 2017 at 11:14 pm
I’ve been home from Australia nearly a week, and I’m still smiling over some of the comments locals there made about Hawaii. Read More