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Hawaii’s fishing industry nets high prices for its catches

Hawaii’s fishing industry nets high prices for its catches


Hanauma Bay remains closed after high levels of bacteria found

Hanauma Bay is closed this morning after the state detected elevated levels of enterococci at the beach. Read More

911 Report

Cause of Aiea fire unknown

A fire at an Aiea home caused an estimated $280,000 in damage Thursday. 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: Place glossy paper in trash for burning at waste-to-energy plant

The city’s Department of Environmental Services says glossy paper such as magazines, inserts and mailers should be treated as general household rubbish; if you’re on a three-cart route, that means placing it in the gray cart. Read More

Lee Cataluna

Lee Cataluna: Rainy season comes with recognizable variations

We might not use precise words to describe rain, but there seems to be a shared understanding in Hawaii that rain isn’t just rain, that it comes in many forms, so that when you hear it might rain, you wonder, “OK, but what kind?” Read More

Incidental Lives

Incidental Lives: Shopping mall troubadour shares music to lift spirits

Frequenters of Oahu’s malls know that the best musical bargains in town come not in local showrooms and concert halls, but in the far corners of bustling food courts and upon the unforgiving surfaces of cheap public seating. Read More


fl(ASH)back: Going from the ridiculous to the profane

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

Facts of the Matter

Column: There’s little chance that Earth has galactic siblings

Earth is a unique planet in the solar system, and may be the only one of its kind anywhere. Read More

Volcanic Ash

David Shapiro: Planning for climate change to the sound of ‘ka-ching’

One constant in our city is that money always seems to excuse absurdity. Read More


Skywatch: Geminid meteor shower to dazzle December skies

The annual Geminid meteor shower runs through the first two weeks of December and peaks around 2 a.m. Dec. 14. Read More

Ocean Watch

Ocean Watch: Spiny lobsters cry out when in distress

Hawaii hosts four spiny lobster species that lack the large front pincers of the Atlantic’s American lobster. Read More

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