Tuesday, September 23, 2014         


The number of endangered Hawaiian monk seal pups and juveniles in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands has increased slightly this year, scientists reported after a recent research mission.  Story »

With Gov. Neil Abercrombie out of the political picture, the four candidates running for Hawaii governor came together for the first time in the general election campaign Monday night and vowed to lead the state in a new direction.  Story »

Federal funding for Oahu transportation projects could be slashed by about $12 million annually unless the state and city make a slew of changes to the group tasked with prioritizing the island's major road projects. Story »

A human rights group wants the state Board of Land and Natural Resources to rethink its decision to give a three-year lease to the city for its homeless transition center.  Story »

A federal judge sentenced a Wai­ma­nalo woman Monday to two years in prison for stealing more than $400,000 from her employer.  Story »

Daniel Inouye, the late U.S. senator from Hawaii, allegedly was the male colleague of fellow Demo­crat Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York who held Gillibrand's waist and told her, "Don't lose too much weight now. I like my girls chubby," The New York Times reported Monday, citing anonymous sources.  Story »

Lava from Kilauea Volcano was still threatening Pahoa on Hawaii island Monday but continued to slow its approach.  Story »

For Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Plea deal in woman's death means prison • Damaged door panel delays flights • Alleged intruder held, charged in drug crimes; and more
For Tuesday, September 23, 2014
The Honolulu Star-Advertiser strives to make its news report fair and accurate. If you have a question or comment about news coverage, call Ed Lynch, managing editor/news, at 529-4758.
For Sunday, September 14, 2014
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 Tuesday, September 23, 2014
City IDs motorcyclist killed in crash • Suspects held in threats to bus drivers
For Saturday, September 20, 2014
Robert Tsuyoshi Aoyagi • Edwin Carlisle Baughman • Uraiatanui June Behling • Carmen Villa Belledo • Madge Ling Choo Beppu • Joann Agliam Cuaresma • Stephen Scott Fisher • Clyde Gouveia • Miyako Hashimoto 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 »

 Island Images

When Shigeichi and Yukie Naka­moto founded Bere­ta­nia Florist in 1937, they likely could not have foreseen that their little shop would survive across four generations of family proprietorship and 76 years of community life. Story »

Question: Whatever happened to proposed changes in state law on the use of cellphones while driving? Story »

A reader recently came across what she described as pulsating gelatinous creatures on the Kaiwi shoreline. Story »

Question: Everyone wants to know, especially those in Manoa terrorized by Yama Fazzari, why is he repeatedly released on bail, and why is bail set so low? How is he allowed to get back on the streets to threaten and terrorize others? Who makes these decisions? Story »

The primary election was a lesson in comeuppance as we "flASHback" on August's news that amused and confused: Story »

Mayor Kirk Caldwell's road crews recently came to Enchanted Lake to repave the miles of roads and side streets in our sprawling Kailua subdivision. Story »

Equinox derives from Latin for "equal night," actually referring to equal length of day and night. It is not true that day and night are exactly the same length everywhere around the globe, but they are nearly.  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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