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Hawaiian Air flight lands safely after cabin fills with smoke

Hawaiian Air flight lands safely after cabin fills with smoke


Busy Kalihi streets to close Friday evening for utility work

City officials say overhead and underground utility relocation work will require the closure of parts of Waiakamilo Road and Dillingham Boulevard from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. starting this Friday. Read more

911 Report

Waipahu man pleads not guilty to sex assault, promoting porn for minors

A Waipahu man pleaded not guilty in Circuit Court to charges of sex assault and promoting pornography involving a girl. 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: Honolulu’s bulky-waste pickup exceeds others in level of service, city insists

Question: We have been leaving our bulky items on the curb like always. Is that wrong? I am seeing so much on the news, but things seem the same here. Read more

Lee Cataluna

Cataluna: Weeks after reopening, beach is already trashed

The Japanese tourists walked down the new $2 million paved footpath to the beach just east of the Diamond Head lighthouse. 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


Column: Gov. David Ige steps in a mountain of poo; Mayor Kirk Caldwell piles up the trash

It’s the last Sunday in July and time to flASHback on the month’s news that amused and confused. Read more

Facts of the Matter

Column: Water vapor plays crucial roles in Earth’s atmosphere

Water vapor is the gaseous form of water that exists in the atmosphere along with nitrogen, oxygen and other minor gases such as argon and carbon dioxide. Read more

Volcanic Ash

Column: Nix HART’s $300K plea for mainland criminal lawyers

Mayor Kirk Caldwell and the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation have been notoriously bad at taking care of taxpayer money while building the grossly over-budget Oahu rail line. Read more


August brings sights of Saturn, Jupiter and a meteor shower

In August, Jupiter and Saturn will both be prominent in the early-evening sky. Read more

Ocean Watch

Ocean Watch: Boxfish is colorful and has bony armor

The spotted boxfish’s armor consists of rigid platesso solidly fused that only the fish’s fins, eyes and mouth have the ability to move. Read more

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