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                                Dave Leong, owner of Dave’s Ice Cream, stands inside the company’s freezer storage section. The business has taken a hit after its biggest customer, Meadow Gold, decided to bring in ice cream from a mainland plant.

Hawaii ice cream maker fears meltdown in wake of Meadow Gold restructuring

Hawaii ice cream maker fears meltdown in wake of Meadow Gold restructuring

Newswatch

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                                Kimberly Tsumoto Guidry has been named Hawaii’s new solicitor general.
Kimberly Guidry named new solicitor general

Attorney General Clare Connors has named Kimberly Tsumoto Guidry the state’s new solicitor general. Read more

911 Report

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                                A 19-year-old male was stabbed in Liliha late Friday night, causing a “potentially life threatening injury,” Honolulu police reported.
Stabbing in Liliha leaves man in critical condition

A 19-year-old male was stabbed in Liliha late Friday night, causing a “potentially life threatening injury,” Honolulu police reported. 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. Read more

Kokua Line

JAMM AQUINO / JUNE 19, 2019
                                Waikiki resident Andrea De Rosa examines underneath the stairwell at an abandoned walkup apartment complex on 1615 Ala Wai Boulevard in Waikiki.
Kokua Line: Complaints drive response to common city problems

City crews do watch for items that need repair, but they cannot be everywhere nor are they expected to see everything that needs attention. Read more

Lee Cataluna

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                                Thousands turned out for the 35th Annual Honolulu City Lights on Saturday.
Lee Cataluna: Honolulu country lights rival town’s glory

Waimanalo, a community that is always unapologetically itself, is lit up for the holidays as only Waimanalo can be, with pockets of emphatic lights piercing the silky dark night. 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

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David Shapiro: How many dead fish does it take to spell ‘incompetence’?

November’s done, and it’s time to “flASHback” on the month’s news that amused and confused. Read more

Facts of the Matter

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                                The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree stands in New York decked in more than 50,000 multicolored LED lights. LEDs that appear white generally are actually blue LEDs with yellow filters.
Column: Cool-running LED lights are a hot commodity

The hottest lights on the market today are cool light-emitting diodes, or LEDs. Read more

Volcanic Ash

U.S. NAVY / 2015
                                Members of the Honolulu Board of Water Supply visit one of the empty fuel tanks at the Red Hill Underground Fuel Storage Facility near Pearl Harbor.
David Shapiro: Enough lollygagging on upgrading old Red Hill fuel tanks

One of the few things the current generation of government leadership excels at is passing vexing problems to future generations. Read more

Skywatch

Skywatch: Venus, Southern Cross to grace Hawaii skies in December

As the days get progressively shorter in the winter season, observers will be able to start stargazing as early as 6:30 p.m. Immediately after sunset, Venus, Jupiter and Saturn will be visible. Read more

Ocean Watch

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                                Snow geese of Kaena Point.
Ocean Watch: Snow geese take refuge at Kaena Point

Kaena Point is famous for the colony of Laysan albatrosses that nest inside a predator-exclusion fence. Read more

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