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Bluffs from students will lead to harsh punishments

Bluffs from students will lead to harsh punishments


Coco Palms vacated, woman arrested

State sheriffs’ deputies arrested a 23-year-old woman at the shuttered Coco Palms property on Kauai after authorities ordered occupants to vacate the property. Read More

911 Report

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
Updated on  February 17, 2018 at 6:11 pm

Kokua Line

Cars exiting parking garage must yield to bikes on path

Question: If I am in a car exiting a parking structure that crosses the King Street bike lane, who has the right of way? Me, or bikes coming from either direction? Read More
Updated on  February 22, 2018 at 10:35 pm

Lee Cataluna

Celebrating Hawaiians should be an annual event

Updated on  February 23, 2018 at 9:34 am
Last week, Gov. David Ige signed a resolution proclaiming 2018 the Year of the Hawaiian. Read More

Incidental Lives


Missile scare was nothing but warmup for election

Updated on  January 27, 2018 at 10:34 pm
It’s bombs away as we mark the last Sunday of January with a “flASHback” on the month’s news that amused and confused: Read More

Facts of the Matter

Containment is main difficulty with fusion power

Thermonuclear reactions deep in the sun’s interior consistently generate the same amount of energy as 2.5 billion 500-megawatt generators, the largest on Earth. Read More

Volcanic Ash

Caldwell lost his cool with surf league and let meet get away

Updated on  February 17, 2018 at 8:08 pm
There was Mayor Kirk Caldwell at one of his dog-and-pony news conferences, portraying himself as the voice of reason in a dispute with the World Surf League over scheduling dates on the North Shore. Read More


Navigating by stars and nature’s clues

To navigate the seas using only the stars and other clues from nature, one needs to learn three essential functions: orienting the canoe, determining the canoe’s position at sea and making landfall. Read More
Updated on  January 27, 2018 at 10:46 pm

Ocean Watch

Soft Coral Arch revives childhood memories

Updated on  February 23, 2018 at 10:47 pm
Rather than a hard skeleton, these soft coral types have inside their liquid stalks tiny calcium carbonate sticks and stones that help them stand up. Read More