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Hawaii News

Attendees of Memorial Day Eve ceremony call for better treatment of vets

Attendees of Memorial Day Eve ceremony call for better treatment of vets

Newswatch

Honolulu Police Department seeks $10M transfer to fund overtime

The City Council Budget Committee last week gave tentative approval to a Honolulu Police Department request to transfer $10.25 million to cover salaries and wages during the last six weeks of the fiscal year due to unanticipated expenses. Read more

911 Report

Fugitive who allegedly tried to run down officer in Waianae is captured

The State Sheriff Special Operations Fugitive Unit arrested Kamaka in the Makaha area on 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: It’s possible to rent a casket for viewing, then be cremated in cheaper, plain box

Question: Do I have to buy a casket if I am going to be cremated? Read more

Lee Cataluna

Cataluna: Like Facebook come to life, it’s Facefence

A boy poses in his football uniform, his face the very image of high school glory. 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: Sour notes end Legislature; pigeons opine on rail plan

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

Facts of the Matter

Column: An understanding of numbers is just as important as literacy

What is it that gives numbers their power? Read more

Volcanic Ash

Volcanic Ash: Posh Ala Moana play area zip-lining to fast approval

The fast track appears to be on for a developer-promoted “world-class” playground at Ala Moana Beach Park featuring zip lines, water slides and splash pools. Read more

Skywatch

Skywatch: Summer solstice brings longest period of daylight

Hokule‘a, Arcturus in the constellation Bootes, is the zenith star for Hawaii, passing above the Kau desert on Hawaii island. Read more

Ocean Watch

Ocean Watch: Fossils from past hold hope for Earth’s future

Today, as we race toward a human-caused sixth mass extinction, it’s comforting to know how persistently conditions on Earth favor life. Homo sapiens may not be around to see it, but it will happen. Read more

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