Saturday, October 10, 2015         


UH-Arnold deal in works

By Ferd Lewis
As the first anniversary of his firing approaches, Gib Arnold could receive the largest settlement ever awarded a former University of Hawaii athletic department employee.

Surfer loses part of his leg in attack off North Shore

By Rosemarie Bernardo and Craig Gima Posted 1:30 a.m. HST, Oct 10, 2015
A 25-year-old surfer lost his lower left leg in a shark attack Friday morning at a popular North Shore surf break.

Judge refutes Mauna Kea restrictions

By Timothy Hurley
A Hawaii island Circuit Court judge Friday afternoon invalidated the emergency rule that prohibits camping near the summit of Mauna Kea.

Record-setting trash prompts extension of homeless sweep

By Dan Nakaso
There was so much debris and trash left behind in the Kakaako homeless encampment that a special city cleanup crew could not meet Friday’s deadline to clear out the encampment and will have to return Monday.

Judge postpones hearing for Kauai man accused of murder

By Rosemarie Bernardo
The prospect of discrepancies tied to the timeline of a fistfight and fatal stabbing has prompted a Kauai District Court judge to extend a preliminary hearing for a 37-year-old man charged with murder.

Hawaii’s public schools see a small decrease in enrollment

By Star-Advertiser staff
Enrollment at Hawaii public schools dropped slightly this year to 180,409 students, the state Department of Education said Friday.

Man charged with stealing school’s Project Grad funds

By Nanea Kalani
A 45-year-old man has been charged with second-degree theft for allegedly taking money from a private high school’s Project Graduation event.

Kakaako homeless pushed out

By Dan Nakaso
After spending the day picking up tons of discarded debris, a cleanup crew will return today for what the city hopes will be the last of the Kakaako homeless encampment. Thursday’s and today’s efforts were aimed at the final and densest portion.

Kamehameha trustee Olds is denied new term

By Sophie Cocke
Probate Judge Derrick Chan on Thursday rejected Janeen-Ann Olds’ petition to be reappointed to a second term as a Kamehameha Schools trustee amid growing opposition from fellow trustees and prominent Kamehameha alumni to the telecom executive’s continued tenure.

Renewed taxi checks nab violators

By Allison Schaefers
More taxicab drivers are headed to court to face substantial fines and/or jail time for violations since the city Customer Services Department resumed group field inspections of taxicabs — a practice that had ceased in 2013 due to staff constraints.

Army prepares for removal of isle’s Stryker vehicles

By William Cole
It was the end of an era Thursday for the sometimes contentious Stryker Brigade in Hawaii, with the speedy eight-wheeled vehicles blasting away, likely for the last time, at targets at a big Schofield Barracks range ahead of an Army plan to move the vehicles out of the state to cut costs, officials said.

Lawsuit over possible ethics lapses has city revisiting bond measure to finance rail

By Gordon Y.K. Pang
A legal cloud hanging over a vote taken by the Honolulu City Council in 2012 is pushing current Council members to rush through a new measure to ensure the rail project doesn’t incur millions of dollars in late payments and debt.
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