Tuesday, October 13, 2015         


The beginning of the end

By William Cole
One of the longest-lived military airplanes in Hawaii — the P-3 Orion turboprop — is starting to fade away, with the Navy deciding its sub-hunting jet replacements could be more economically based in Washington state.

Quintuplets born to Pauoa couple may be isles’ first

By Rosemarie Bernardo
A Pauoa couple welcomed quintuplets at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children, a first for the Honolulu hospital.

Shooting shatters tour bus window

By Leila Fujimori
An apparent BB gun shooting on the H-1 freeway near Aloha Stadium on Saturday shattered the glass of a tour bus window, causing shards to fall onto a woman in her 70s, who was seated next to the window.

Community supports housing homeless — somewhere else

By Jayna Omaye
A proposed modular housing project for homeless families in Waianae is drawing criticism from residents who contend that it is not a good fit for their community.

City crews to resume cleanup of Kakaako homeless camp

By Gordon Y.K. Pang
The last vestiges of the Kakaako homeless encampment are expected to be removed from Ohe Street beginning at 7:30 a.m. today — a day later than had been anticipated.

Activist fought fearlessly to preserve shorelines, protect limu

By Susan Essoyan
Hawaiian kupuna Henry Chang Wo Jr. sounded the alarm over vanishing limu and led efforts to protect and restore seaweed beds and the ecosystems they anchor.

Nobel laureates in physics also bring pride to UH

By Timothy Hurley
When a scientist from Canada and another from Japan won the Nobel Prize for Physics last week, the University of Hawaii was cheering proudly.

Kapolei man indicted for child porn

By Star-Advertiser staff
A Kapolei man is facing state charges for allegedly possessing and disseminating child pornography.

More rainy days possible as storm systems persist

By Leila Fujimori and Craig Gima Posted 1:30 a.m. HST, Oct 13, 2015
A weak front bringing more showers is expected to arrive today on Kauai and spread to the remainder of the state through tonight or by Thursday, the National Weather Service forecasts.

Tsutsui yearns for bigger role

By Sophie Cocke
When Shan Tsutsui awoke one morning in December 2012, his mind was made up: He was going to tell then-Gov. Neil Abercrombie that he was passing on becoming his lieutenant governor — the post left vacant when Brian Schatz was appointed to the U.S. Senate to replace the late Sen. Daniel Inouye.

Behind the veil

By Sophie Cocke
Last month, Gov. David Ige traveled to the Big Island to conduct official government business.

State completely drought-free but dry months might be ahead

By Timothy Hurley
After 10 years or so of unshakable drought, Maui’s Ulupalakua Ranch is now sporting a striking coat of green.
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