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Hawaii State Hospital to go digital

Hawaii State Hospital to go digital


Section of Kaneohe Bay Drive to close for repairs starting Thursday

Motorists are advised to avoid the area if possible and use alternate routes while crews are working. Read more

911 Report

Good Samaritans stop and hold alleged carjacker in downtown Honolulu parking lot

Several Good Samaritans intervened and detained the suspect until police arrived. 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: Census 2020 will collect answers by phone, mail or online

Question: Will the 2020 Census only be online? They will miss a lot of people that way. Read more

Lee Cataluna

Cataluna: Islands ask tourists to obey house rules

People on Kauai are trying to get control of the numbers of tourists that crowd “lonely” roads, pack “undiscovered” trails and swarm “secluded” beaches. They’re also trying to manage the behavior of tourists, because as we all know, a smaller number of tourists can be as damaging as a massive crowd if they’re acting like idiots. 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: 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: Mitochondria provide energy for our bodies’ cells

Feeling tired today? Most of us grow more weary as the day goes on and as the years pass. We say we are out of energy or getting low on energy, which is a fact. Read more

Volcanic Ash

David Shapiro: Mayor evades reckoning on true cost of Oahu rail

Mayor Kirk Caldwell, who won office on a woefully unrealized promise to “build rail better,” is going out on another dubious message: It’s the next mayor’s problem. Read more


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: Eels are just long, skinny fish wanting solitude

Hawaii hosts at least 17 species of snake eels, but we snorkelers rarely see them because snake eels tend to hide during the day and hunt at night. The magnificent snake eel is the one most often mistaken for a sea snake. Read more

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