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Niu Valley teacher lands $100,000 grant for musical Olympics

Niu Valley teacher lands $100,000 grant for musical Olympics

Newswatch

Tree trimming to close Kalakaua Avenue lane

City officials are informing motorists that tree trimming will require the intermittent closure of one lane of Kalakaua Avenue between S. King Street and Kapiolani Boulevard, starting Wednesday morning. Read More

911 Report

Big Island police apprehend hostage suspect

A special response team from the Big Island Police Department responded to the Fern Acres Subdivision in Puna on Tuesday morning after a man with a rifle allegedly threatened a woman during a verbal dispute, refusing to allow her to leave the property. Read More

Vital Statistics

Vital statistics

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 indicate when the information was filed. Read More

Kokua Line

Kokua Line: Burning trash in backyard isn’t allowed on any island

Open-burning violations can carry fines of up to $10,000 per day for each offense. Read More

Lee Cataluna

Lee Cataluna: Missing the benefits of big apologies

You know what you don’t see very often anymore, besides flip phones, fax machines and typewriters? Big apologies. Read More

Incidental Lives

Incidental Lives: Shopping mall troubadour shares music to lift spirits

Frequenters of Oahu’s malls know that the best musical bargains in town come not in local showrooms and concert halls, but in the far corners of bustling food courts and upon the unforgiving surfaces of cheap public seating. Read More

fl(ASH)back

fl(ASH)back: Going from the ridiculous to the profane

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

Facts of the Matter

Column: There’s little chance that Earth has galactic siblings

Earth is a unique planet in the solar system, and may be the only one of its kind anywhere. Read More

Volcanic Ash

David Shapiro: Planning for climate change to the sound of ‘ka-ching’

One constant in our city is that money always seems to excuse absurdity. Read More

Skywatch

Skywatch: Geminid meteor shower to dazzle December skies

The annual Geminid meteor shower runs through the first two weeks of December and peaks around 2 a.m. Dec. 14. Read More

Ocean Watch

Ocean Watch: Spiny lobsters cry out when in distress

Hawaii hosts four spiny lobster species that lack the large front pincers of the Atlantic’s American lobster. Read More

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