Monday, May 25, 2015         


Remember the fallen

By Rob Shikina
With snapping flags, a rifle salute and a solemn bugle call, U.S. government leaders paid tribute Sunday to a group of Hawaii men who volunteered to colonize remote, barren islands in the central Pacific Ocean as part of a secret mission in the 1930s and '40s.

Telescope developer warned of potential tripwires in 2007

By Timothy Hurley
A 2007 report by a Colorado firm hired to provide an independent evaluation of the risks involved in developing the Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea warned of serious headwinds, the high probability of litigation and a complicated and lengthy regulatory process.

U.S. verdict in Kauai dust case seen as 'persuasive'

By Rosemarie Bernardo
Fifteen Waimea, Kauai, residents who say they can't enjoy their homes because of red dust from fields operated by DuPont Pioneer recently won their legal battle in federal court against the seed company, but whether the remaining 185 plaintiffs will be awarded damages still hasn't been determined.

Rail operating cost rises by $13M

By Marcel Honoré
Officials have increased their estimates for how much it will cost to operate Oahu's rail transit system once it's up and running.

Bill to allow church structure in Newtown advances

By Jayna Omaye / Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, May 25, 2015
A bill to rezone 3 acres of property to allow for a proposed church meeting house and parking lot in Aiea is moving through the Honolulu City Council with little opposition.

Hawaii joins nationwide suit over bogus cancer charities

By Rob Shikina Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, May 25, 2015
Hawaii joined 49 other states, the District of Columbia and the Federal Trade Commission in a federal lawsuit against a mainland family who misused much of the $187 million they collected in donations through their four cancer charities, according to the state Attorney General's Office.
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