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Southwest pleased with Hawaii service, not Max’s grounding

Southwest pleased with Hawaii service, not Max’s grounding



State officials announce ‘Malama Hawai‘i’ PSA campaign

State officials announced today the launch of its “Malama Hawai‘i” campaign in partnership with the Hawaii Tourism Authority, encouraging visitors to care for the state’s natural resources. Read More

911 Report

Kidnap victim crashed his vehicle to escape, police say

He was driving two other men to Heeia Kea Small Boat Harbor when they pulled a gun on him, bound him and put him in the back of his sport utility vehicle 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: Permits for short-term vacation rentals would be issued by lottery if demand exceeds supply

Question: If they pass the bill allowing more short-term rentals, how will they issue the permits? Will they favor operators who have been paying their taxes, even if their units are technically illegal? Read More

Lee Cataluna

Lee Cataluna: Oh, yeah? Well, how’d you like an audit, punk?

Nolan Espinda was right. And he was wrong, too. 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


David Shapiro: City lawyers out of action; testy times for state judges

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

Facts of the Matter

Column: Credit condensation level for clouds’ flat bottoms

Clouds come in all shapes and sizes, but they are usually flat on the bottom. Read More

Volcanic Ash

David Shapiro: What makes Tulsi Gabbard run? Maybe it’s about the perks

With much local speculation about why Hawaii U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard joined the flock of Democratic long shots running for president, a recent New York Times story posed the question another way: Why not? Read More


Skywatch: Lyrids meteor shower will peak in late April

April welcomes the spring starline, Kaiwikuamo‘o (the Backbone). Read More

Ocean Watch

Ocean Watch: Toppled coral head lives on in modified oceanscape

The North Shore surf was so high the past two months that I couldn’t snorkel safely in my favorite spot. But last week, the ocean finally laid down and I got in the water. And got lost. Read More

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