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STAR-ADVERTISER / 2014
                                Workers chipped away concrete between steel reinforcing rods as part of the H-1 freeway airport viaduct deck repair project in 2014.

Road woes roll on

Updated on  September 27, 2016 at 10:41 pm

Road woes roll on

Updated on  September 27, 2016 at 10:41 pm

Newswatch

Maui to step up efforts to get rid of invasive coqui frogs

Officials on Maui are investing heavily in resources and work crews to remove an invasive frog species from the Maliko Gulch area. Read More
Updated on  September 27, 2016 at 10:20 pm

911 Report

3 bank robberies possibly tied to 1 man

One man appears to have robbed three banks in Mililani and Pearl City on Friday. Read More
Updated on  September 27, 2016 at 12:15 am

Vital Statistics

Vital statistics

Each Sunday, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser publishes Oahu vital statistics for marriage licenses and birth certificates filed with the state Department of Health’s Vital Statistics System. Read More
Updated on  September 25, 2016 at 12:48 am

Kokua Line

Preschool subsidy program doesn’t require employment

Question: Do I have to be working full time for my daughter to be eligible for Preschool Open Doors? Read More
Updated on  September 27, 2016 at 10:21 pm

Lee Cataluna

DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                The 70th Annual Aloha Festivals Floral Parade starts at Ala Moana Park and continues on Kalakaua Ave. and ends at Kapiolani Park. This is the Aloha Festivals Royal Court, Dale Akeo (King, front left), Lynn Akeo (Queen, front right), Louis Akeo (Prince, behind, left), Lily Garrero (Princess, behind right) and Hoakalei Hina Kamau’u (chanter, middle between the prince and princess).

Hawaiians are individuals in thought, like any people

DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                The 70th Annual Aloha Festivals Floral Parade starts at Ala Moana Park and continues on Kalakaua Ave. and ends at Kapiolani Park. This is the Aloha Festivals Royal Court, Dale Akeo (King, front left), Lynn Akeo (Queen, front right), Louis Akeo (Prince, behind, left), Lily Garrero (Princess, behind right) and Hoakalei Hina Kamau’u (chanter, middle between the prince and princess).

Updated on  September 28, 2016 at 9:48 am
If there was one step we could take, one shift in perception, that would move every discussion about Native Hawaiian issues forward, it would be this: Read More

Incidental Lives

He struggles and strives, despite life’s hard knocks

Just 27 years old, Jarek Barnett of Mililani has endured a seeming lifetime of trials without surrendering an inch of his expansive faith in the goodness of the world. Read More

fl(ASH)back

Voter turnout still shameful with isles hitting record low

It’s the last Sunday in August and time to “flASHback” on the month’s news that amused and confused: Read More
Updated on  August 27, 2016 at 9:48 pm

Facts of the Matter

ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Lightning struck north of Macworth Island in Portland, Maine, on Sept. 11, 2013.

Massive power of lightning as erratic as it is impressive

ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Lightning struck north of Macworth Island in Portland, Maine, on Sept. 11, 2013.
Electricity is a strange phenomenon. Since Benjamin Franklin’s time, we have learned a great amount about it. Read More

Volcanic Ash

Rail is headed for the deep after a long, pricey journey

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

Skywatch

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Venus will brighten the sky at dusk all through October

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Venus is that blazing light you see in the western sky at dusk throughout October, outshining all other points of light in the sky. Read More

Ocean Watch

COURTESY SUSAN SCOTT
                                A white tern chick lives on a concrete ledge on Tern Island, a tiny coral island in the French Frigate Shoals in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.

Oahu hui works to protect urban-dwelling white terns

COURTESY SUSAN SCOTT
                                A white tern chick lives on a concrete ledge on Tern Island, a tiny coral island in the French Frigate Shoals in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.

Updated on  September 23, 2016 at 10:56 pm
If you love the white terns that flit around our trees and add joy to our city, join the club. Really. There is a club. Read More

Shining Stars

COURTESY JUNCHENG SHEN
                                University of Hawaii-Manoa architecture students, with assistant professor Hongtao Zhou, right, took third prize at a competition in Shanghai.

UH students receive $10,000 awards

COURTESY JUNCHENG SHEN
                                University of Hawaii-Manoa architecture students, with assistant professor Hongtao Zhou, right, took third prize at a competition in Shanghai.
Six University of Hawaii graduate students have received $10,000 awards from the Soroptimist International Founder Region. Read More