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Judge turns down request to disqualify prosecutors

Judge turns down request to disqualify prosecutors


Siren testing scheduled for Kapolei, Waipahu, Hawaii Kai neighborhoods

During the timeframe, nearby residents may hear the siren sound for intervals of 30 seconds to 3 minutes, officials said. Read More

911 Report

Man charged with attempted murder in stabbing of 68-year-old man in Maunawili

A 31-year-old man accused of stabbing a 68-year-old man multiple times with a kitchen knife Thursday night is charged with attempted murder. 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: License limits not intended solely for senior-citizen drivers

Question: Does the DMV in Hawaii have a program for senior citizens who fall slightly below vision requirements? Read More

Lee Cataluna

Lee Cataluna: How much is too much? Probably this much

Who would have ever imagined 10 million tourists descending on these islands? That is the projection for 2019. 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: Ready to hide the wallet? 2019 Legislature kicks off

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

Facts of the Matter

Column: Complex systems keep air breathable on Earth

Outside the window, 7 miles up, the wings of the jet airliner slice through the invisible air that seems magically to keep it aloft. It reminds me that we are immersed in Earth’s invisible atmosphere all of the time. Read More

Volcanic Ash

Volcanic Ash: Firm federal law enforcers cover for local indifference

Most welcome here is seeing state law enforcers finally show up to help confront the sewer of improbity swirling around us, after sitting on the sideline far too long and leaving it to the feds to clean up local corruption. Read More


Skywatch: Night sky provides stellar laboratories

Seeing the first of the four star families is a reminder that a new year has begun. Read More

Ocean Watch

Ocean Watch: Sea’s frilly red heart is actually fish’s gill

A gill freshly liberated from its fish resembles a frilly Valentine’s Day heart. Read More

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