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Foodland venture thrives at Ala Moana

Foodland venture thrives at Ala Moana


Flooding advisory extended to Wednesday

Updated on  August 19, 2017 at 11:49 pm
The National Weather Service has extended its advisory regarding high tides and possible coastal flooding through Wednesday as an eddy moving through the islands raises sea levels. Read More

911 Report

Kalani Valley house fire spreads, affects 3 homes

Fire caused significant damage to two homes and minor damage to two others in Kalani Valley on Sunday. Read More

Vital Statistics

Vital statistics

Each week, the Honolulu StarAdvertiser publishes Oahu statistics for marriage licenses and birth certificates filed with the state Department of Health’s Vital Statistics System. The dates listed indicate when the information was filed. Read More
Updated on  August 19, 2017 at 10:53 pm

Kokua Line

Project delay turns drive-in into temporary car storage

Updated on  August 21, 2017 at 6:13 pm

Lee Cataluna

Tourism’s growth has squeezed us into apathy

Updated on  August 19, 2017 at 11:07 pm
Even if tourists aren’t being loud and obnoxious, if the numbers are beyond a place’s capacity, everyone suffers. Read More

Incidental Lives

2 teens use their musical talents to spread happiness

Updated on  August 14, 2017 at 10:04 pm
When ‘Iolani student and ace multi-instrumentalist Logyn Okuda first heard that there was a new kid in sixth grade who was a guitar virtuoso, he just had to meet him. Read More


Who needs plans, audits if you’ve got big backers?

Updated on  July 29, 2017 at 11:04 pm
It’s the last Sunday in July and time to “flASHback” on the month’s news that amused and confused. Read More

Facts of the Matter

Gravitational waves offer astronomical revelations

Updated on  August 3, 2017 at 7:42 pm
In Einstein’s theory of general relativity, gravity is not a force as it was in Newton’s description. In Newton’s view, gravity was due to the attraction of two masses according to the size of the masses and the distance between them. Read More

Volcanic Ash

Management, not funding, of rail needs to be explored

Updated on  August 19, 2017 at 10:32 pm
State legislators are focused on the wrong question heading into their Aug. 28 special session on Oahu’s $10 billion runaway train. Read More


Isles will get partial view of Aug. 21 solar eclipse

Updated on  July 29, 2017 at 11:02 pm
For the United States, the biggest astronomy story for 2017 is the total eclipse of the sun that occurs over much of the continental U.S. on Aug. 21. Read More

Ocean Watch

Grotesque acorn worm helps clean sand in sea

Updated on  August 18, 2017 at 9:56 pm
An acorn worm’s skin is so thin that when it’s full of sand, which is nearly always, the creature bursts open if you pick it up. Read More