Wednesday, November 25, 2015         


Board set to vote on wild-beast ban

By Sophie Cocke
The state Board of Agriculture is expected to vote today on an initiative that would ban wild animals, such as lions, elephants and tigers, from being brought to Hawaii for display at circuses and fairs.

Dengue has isle officials ‘concerned’ for tourism

By Timothy Hurley and Allison Schaefers Posted 1:30 a.m. HST, Nov 24, 2015
While tourism apparently hasn't suffered much yet, there's growing concern the visitor industry on the Big Island could take a major hit if the number of dengue fever cases continue to mount.

Osprey crash at Bellows blamed on pilots

By William Cole
As V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft are increasingly deployed around the world, the Marine Corps said a May 17 "hard landing" by a packed aircraft at Bellows that killed two Marines and injured others was the result of pilot error in "severe brownout conditions."

City pulls license of cabbie guilty of sexual assault

By Dana Williams
A taxicab driver who was convicted of sexually assaulting a passenger in July 2014 is no longer allowed to drive a cab in Honolulu.

Agency to ask for $6M more for underground Kalaeloa utilities

By Jayna Omaye
The Hawaii Community Development Authority says a $7 million appropriation from the Legislature to move utility lines underground in Kalaeloa isn't enough to complete the project after bids to do the work came in high, and it will ask for an additional $6 million.

Worst of Oahu’s rain is over for now, meteorologist says

By Gary T. Kubota
The National Weather Service expects the rainy weather to dissipate but continue with some brief showers over Oahu and Maui through Friday.

Wounded duck gets attention in Waikiki

By Star-Advertiser staff
Honolulu parks officials are investigating a wounded duck found at Kapiolani Park.

ZipMobile trouble leaves ZipperLane partly open after morning H-1 rush

By Star-Advertiser staff
The ZipperLane on the H-1 freeway was fully closed at 12:45 p.m. Monday after a delay due to mechanical problems with the ZipMobile.
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