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Ed Case and Cam Cavasso bring familiar names to congressional race

Ed Case and Cam Cavasso bring familiar names to congressional race


Evaluation of HART CEO Andrew Robbins begins

A Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation committee Friday began discussing a one-year evaluation for Executive Director Andrew Robbins. Read More

911 Report

Town hall meeting called in wake of recent crimes in Kalihi

Police were looking for three young men who robbed a Kalihi store Friday night, the latest in a series of violent crimes in the area that has prompted leaders to call a community meeting. 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: Regular doctor may refuse dying patient’s last request

If I am dying, does my doctor have to give me the note (for a fatal prescription), or can he refuse? I don’t think he wants any of his patients to die. If he can refuse, I would have to get another doctor, which is a lot at my age. Read More

Lee Cataluna

Lee Cataluna: Laws mean little when there is no enforcement

A law without a thought toward enforcement isn’t much of a law. It’s a suggestion. Read More

Incidental Lives

Incidental Lives: Mom, tutor join forces to help girl beat dyslexia

Kapiolani Barber and her husband, Bruno Stempel, knew their daughter needed help, but three years of following every lead and researching every angle had left them with more questions than answers. Read More


FlASHback: Fuzzy thinking and fights fail to rouse bored voters

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

Facts of the Matter

Facts of the Matter: Exoplanets come to light with help of modern tools

Although we cannot measure “life” directly, astronomers have confidence that soon we will be able to reliably detect the chemicals of life such as oxygen, methane and nitrogen in the atmospheres of distant planets. Read More

Volcanic Ash

Volcanic Ash: Swearing at one another; the new American curse

The first rule of a functioning democracy is that nobody gets to have everything their own way. Unable to square this with our self-righteousness, we’ve broken down into angry and entitled tribes. Read More


Orionid meteor shower to light up night skies

The twin stars in the bucket of the Little Dipper, Holopuni (Kochab) and Hoku­mau (Pherkad) are good clues for determining latitude in the southern hemisphere. Read More

Ocean Watch

Ocean Watch: Indifference of unexpected visitor sparks delight

I’ve had some experience working with Hawaii’s monk seals, but watching that animal emerge from the surf, its gray fur coat as smooth and shiny as dolphin skin, gave me chicken skin. Read More

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