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Puna family still in shock; others hold on, hoping they’ll be spared

Updated on  May 25, 2018 at 12:49 am

Puna family still in shock; others hold on, hoping they’ll be spared

Updated on  May 25, 2018 at 12:49 am


Isle-based commanding officer fired

The Navy has confirmed that the commanding officer of the Hawaii-based guided-missile destroyer the Hopper has been relieved of his responsibilities due to allegations of fraternization with a junior sailor. Read More
Updated on  May 24, 2018 at 11:10 pm

911 Report

Wahiawa residents escape standoff

Honolulu police, specialized services personnel and military police responded Thursday evening to a barricade situation at Helemano Military Reservation in Wahiawa. Read More
Updated on  May 24, 2018 at 10:25 pm

Vital Statistics

Vitals 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
Updated on  May 20, 2018 at 11:10 pm

Kokua Line

Don’t fall for shopper scam when unsolicited check comes

Question: In this day and age, it’s hard to tell what is real and what is a scam. I did sign up to be a secret shopper, but what they mailed me seems sketchy. Read More
Updated on  May 24, 2018 at 11:04 pm

Lee Cataluna

Incidental Lives

Couple endeavors to help kids fight stigma, find success

Updated on  May 21, 2018 at 11:01 pm
For Daniel Inglis the call to special education as a profession was the culmination of numerous experiences — early struggles with math, a diagnosis of ADHD, his family’s advocacy on behalf of people with Hansen’s disease — slowly coming into focus as a connected whole. Read More


Facts of the Matter

Theories on Earth’s shape continue to fall flat

The recent surge in debate among supposedly educated people about the shape of planet Earth is surprising, considering Eratosthenes, an ancient Greek scientist, measured its circumference 22 centuries ago. Read More

Volcanic Ash

Mixing politics and policing undermines progress

Updated on  May 20, 2018 at 12:52 pm
As the Honolulu Police Department makes good progress digging out from the Louis Kealoha corruption scandal, the last thing it needs is an infusion of politics into policing. Read More


Hokule‘a visits Big Island as planets shine brightly

Spring provides the mariner with excellent conditions for tropical passages between the northern and southern hemispheres. Read More
Updated on  April 29, 2018 at 2:04 pm

Ocean Watch