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Hawaii News

Hawaii military projects in Trump’s crosshairs

Hawaii military projects in Trump’s crosshairs

Newswatch

Freshman applications to University of Hawaii-Manoa soar 66 percent

The number of students applying as undergraduates to the University of Hawaii at Manoa this year jumped 32 percent over last year, with applications for freshmen soaring a whopping 66 percent. Read More

911 Report

Search continues for missing fisherman off Oahu

The Coast Guard is continuing to search for a 39-year-old boater, who went overboard Sunday morning after hooking a fish. 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: Names of judicial applicants kept secret unless they clear panel as nominees

Question: I noticed in the “Legal Notices” section of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser that the state Judiciary expects vacancies for the position of Family Court judge. Interested applicants have an April deadline for applying. Read More

Lee Cataluna

Lee Cataluna: Biggest problem, fewest ideas

Everyone agrees on the problem. Nobody knows how to solve it. Impatience is growing that we’re stuck. Read More

Incidental Lives

Incidental Lives: Family-run business thrives on a set of old-school values

If you want to do business with Miller Industries, you’ll need to pick up the phone and have an actual conversation with an actual human being or, better, stop by the shop on Kalihi Street, where you can have that same actual conversation face to face with one of those human beings. Read More

fl(ASH)back

David Shapiro: Our birdbrains of Alcatraz fill up federal court docket

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

Facts of the Matter

Column: Complex systems keep air breathable on Earth

Outside the window, 7 miles up, the wings of the jet airliner slice through the invisible air that seems magically to keep it aloft. It reminds me that we are immersed in Earth’s invisible atmosphere all of the time. Read More

Volcanic Ash

Volcanic Ash: Police chief owes answers on expensive lawsuit deal

Ballard offered no comment on the settlement, and we’ve heard little from the Police Commission, which knew of the lawsuit when it appointed Ballard chief. Read More

Skywatch

Skywatch: Program grants Hawaiian names to celestial objects

Kekaomakali‘i, the Canoe Bailer, is now filling the western region of the sky. In this starline we can make out the recognizable stars that make up Kaheiheionakeiki, also well known as Orion the Hunter. Read More

Ocean Watch

Ocean Watch: Finding Dory … or her similarly blue-colored cousin

While sorting through photos from our recent snorkeling trip in Zanzibar, I came across a dozen terrible pictures of blue tangs. Read More

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