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Concert and lectures headline Day 7 of Mauna Kea occupation

Concert and lectures headline Day 7 of Mauna Kea occupation


Newly renovated warthog exhibit now open at Honolulu Zoo

The Honolulu Zoo announced today that its newly renovated warthog exhibit has reopened, just in time for the opening weekend of “The Lion King,” Disney’s remake of the 1994 classic. Read more

911 Report

Female inmate fails to return from work furlough program

The state Department of Public Safety said Sunday an inmate from the Women’s Community Correctional Center in Kailua failed to return to the facility from her work furlough program. 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: TSA lets some CBD oil aboard aircraft, but flawed enforcement is still a worry

Question: Is it permissible to have CBD products (i.e., cream and oil) in checked and/or carry-on bags when traveling within the U.S. or internationally? Read more

Lee Cataluna

Lee Cataluna: Magical Spalding House museum needs a savior

When the news broke last week that Spalding House was going to close by the end of the year and its home in the gracious estate in Makiki Heights put up for sale, people rushed up the hill to visit the art museum like they were going to see a friend who is leaving town or a favorite restaurant that is serving its last chicken katsu. 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: Ige dines with The Donald; mayors gather here to luau

It’s the last Sunday of June and time to “flASHback” on the month’s news that amused and confused. Read more

Facts of the Matter

Column: Helium is widely used but limited on Earth

Helium is No. 2. It is the second-lightest element on the periodic table with atomic number of two. Read more

Volcanic Ash

Volcanic Ash: City ethics panel showed its bare bottom on Kealohas

One of the tragedies of the corruption scandal involving former Police Chief Louis Kealoha and his prosecutor wife, Katherine, was that our city couldn’t police its own wrongdoing and federal authorities had to come in and do it for us. Read more


Skywatch: Summer brings views of planets and Milky Way

July brings a transition between two celestial star families as Kaiwikuamo‘o (the Backbone) works its way toward the western horizon and Manaiakalani (the Fishhook) appears in the east. Read more

Ocean Watch

Ocean Watch: Recalling a fish named Wakanda

A fish named Wakanda is a memorable step in the evolution of naming. Read more

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