Monday, July 28, 2014         


 Closures of ramps slow traffic to a crawl
The daytime closure of the Pali off­ramp and the Punchbowl onramp westbound on H-1 freeway snarled drivers who might have expected smooth sailing on a Sunday.  Story »
This fall, Oahu is poised to be the first place in the United States where electricity generated by ocean waves is connected to a power grid — a milestone in the budding wave energy industry, officials say.  Story »

Three candidates in Kauai County's mayoral race strongly oppose operations of seed companies on the lush island, while incumbent Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr. seeks to strike a balance between the community and the biotech industry.  Story »

When Lambert Wai received a notice from the city regarding the value of his Gail Street home, he was stunned.  Story »

The ouster of University of Hawaii at Manoa Chancellor Tom Apple would hurt the university's ability to overcome a budget shortfall and compound problems already facing the flagship campus, key faculty members say.  Story »

A frantic woman jumped into an Ewa Beach condominium pool last week and pulled up her limp 2-year-old son from the bottom. "He was blue," said a resident at Palm Villas 1 who watched helplessly.  Story »

For State Sen. David Ige, who lacks campaign money and name recognition, grass-roots events are especially important.  Story »

The Pentagon has announced several changes in Army leaders at Fort Shafter and Camp Smith. Maj. Gen. Edward Dorman III assumed command Wednesday of the 8th Theater Sustainment Command, the Army logistics unit, based at Fort Shafter, that covers more than 9,000 miles of the Pacific.  Story »

For Monday, July 28, 2014
Staffing woes nix visits to OCCC inmates • Hurricane brewing in eastern Pacific • Bill would ban plastic-foam food boxes; and more
For Sunday, July 27, 2014
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For Monday, July 28, 2014
Man charged with robbing restaurant • City IDs victim of fatal motorcycle crash
For Monday, July 28, 2014
Lynn Kazuno Abe • Frank Alvin Acasia Sr. • Theodora Benevides • Martina Generalao Cabanlit • Robert Chapman • Cherish-Claire Dagdagan • Evelyn Fumiko Hamakawa • and more
Of the six major lighthouses spotted around the islands, the Kilauea Lighthouse on the North Shore of Kauai is so popular that it draws a half-million visitors a year, which ranks it ninth among all visitor attractions across the state.  Story »

 Island Images

Credit that chewy little koan to Kelly Park, who recently bid “ahn nyeong hee ga se yo” to a postgraduate gig in her native South Korea to return to the University of Hawaii to further her studies in economics.  Story »

Question: Whatever happened to the Department of Education's plans to provide laptops for all Hawaii public school students and teachers? Story »

Big Island resident Michelle Chow emailed last week about an injury she suffered while surfing. Story »

Question: Regarding Gov. Neil Abercrombie's campaign commercial in which he plays a taxicab driver: Even though it is a commercial, aren't the governor and his passengers supposed to buckle up? It's the law. Story »

With the election less than two weeks away, candidates are getting in their final licks and so shall we in our "flASHback" on the month's news that amused and confused: Story »

Back in the 1990s when the Internet's impact on news began to be felt, media critic Jon Katz accused newspapers of what he called "raging old-fartism." 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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Prudential Locations’ Breakfast Of Champions
Prudential Locations’ Kapahulu office served free fried rice to the public, and agents and staff members lined Kapahulu Avenue to say mahalo with celebratory signs. Read More »
Battling Arthritis One Day At A Time
July is nationally recognized as Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month. Kawamura educates the public about this disease, and tells me that in Hawaii more than 1,200 kids are officially diagnosed with this autoimmune disorder. Read More »

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