Despite a notice of violation from the city, the unapologetic and unrepentant organizer of a 70-foot fence blocking access from a private road to Laniakea Beach wants to replace the wooden fence with one made out of metal or rock. Story »
The first humpback whale of the Hawaii migration season has been observed in waters off Kauai. Holo Holo Charters, which offers whale- and dolphin-watching tours, spotted the adult humpback a mile off Kekaha Sugar Mill in west Kauai on Monday. Story »
A former civilian contractor sentenced to more than seven years in prison after giving classified defense secrets to his girlfriend, a Chinese national, told a judge he would never intentionally harm the United States. Story »
The June 27th Kilauea lava flow picked up its pace toward Pahoa on Wednesday, gaining about 3.5 yards an hour. At the current rate, lava could reach Apaa Road in nine days and Pahoa Village Road in 13 days, according to an afternoon update by the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory. Story »
Each Sunday, the Star-Advertiser publishes Oahu vital statistics for marriage licenses and birth certificates filed with the state Department of Health's Vital Statistics System. The statistics cover the five-business-day period ending the Thursday of the previous week.
For Thursday, September 18, 2014 Elias Marquez Abordo • Charles Apuna • Marilyn Yasuko Chun • John James Crudele • Virginia Dumadag Flores • Theodore Satoshi Hirano • Ronalyn Barut Islao • Christopher Francis Kaleiwahea Jr. • Robert Tadashi Kamiya and more
While I sat at the bus stop in Haleiwa — pretty well beat from having ridden my bicycle from the Hygienic Store in Kahaluu — I turned and looked away from the roadway, and a tired glance introduced me to the Waialua Courthouse. Story »
A groundbreaking ceremony for the second phase of improvements to the Fort Ruger Pathway on the exterior slopes of Diamond Head State Monument was held Tuesday in the Peace Garden that will be used as a rest area for visitors. The ceremony was led by state Board of Land and Natural Resources Chairman William Aila Jr. State parks administrator Daniel Quinn, second from left, helped with the ceremonial turning of the dirt.
A dozen years ago, Wahiawa resident Ray Santana caught a story on the nightly news about the Rolling Thunder Ride for Freedom, an annual cross-country motorcycle ride in support of prisoners of war/missing in action, and decided on the spot that he just had to do it. Story »
I recently received an email with the subject "Crab on V-land beach." (V-land, or Velzyland, is a North Shore surf spot.) Reader Bill Quinlan wrote, "I have attached two photos of a dead crab we found this afternoon. Story »
Question: When the Honolulu rail project is completed, will there be one price for riding the rail and TheBus? If you ride the rail, can you use the same ticket to get on TheBus? My friend said “no,” because TheBus is run by the city and the rail is a state project. Story »
A rule of good management is to never let anybody get comfortable in a bad situation. That's why the City Council was right to rein in the homeless overrunning Waikiki by giving police tools to clear the sidewalks and control urinating and defecating in public spaces. Story »
There has been increasing discussion about preparedness in STEM subjects. The focus on science, technology, engineering and mathematics often drifts away from the central issues that subliminally affect all of us, specifically in mathematics. Story »
There are several remarkable sky events in August, including gatherings of Jupiter with Venus in the morning sky and of Mars and Saturn in the evening. We also have the return of the Perseids, one of the most reliable meteor shows. Story »
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Easing The Pain Of Event Planning
Parties are generally a good time — but party planning? Usually not so much fun. Picture this: Your office (or group of friends, or family) puts you in charge of organizing the annual holiday party. Read More »