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2 in Kealoha case are charged and released

Updated on  October 16, 2017 at 11:04 pm

2 in Kealoha case are charged and released

Updated on  October 16, 2017 at 11:04 pm


Seabird chicks flourishing on Lehua after rat eradication

No live rats have been found on Lehua island since the state’s latest eradication project. Read More

911 Report

Wailuku man dies after hit-and-run

A 54-year-old pedestrian has died in a hit-and-run in Wailuku. 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 listed indicate when the information was filed. Read More
Updated on  October 7, 2017 at 8:48 pm

Kokua Line

Mililani library’s new roof and reading room cost $1.26M

Question: I wonder whether there is a story about the newly replaced Mililani library roof. The new roof is a standing seam copper roof. Read More

Lee Cataluna

Council has plenty more vices in its long reach

Updated on  October 15, 2017 at 6:13 pm
When laws have to be passed to keep adults from subjecting kids to known hazards inside the small confines of a motor vehicle, cries of “Overreach!” are drowned out by the loud truth that some grown-ups — some parents — just can’t be trusted to get it right. Read More

Incidental Lives

Lau hala weavings honor family and culture

There is much that goes into the making of one of Kele Sunia’s coveted lau hala weavings. Read More
Updated on  October 16, 2017 at 10:57 pm


Lolos choose waiting game as tokers’ day finally arrives

Updated on  August 26, 2017 at 10:47 pm
It’s the last Sunday in August and time to “flASHback” on the month’s news that amused and confused. Read More

Facts of the Matter

Crystals show multifaceted qualities of inorganic solids

Crystals are everywhere. With few exceptions the solid inorganic substances that make up our world are crystalline. This includes rocks, minerals, ceramics and metals. Read More
Updated on  October 5, 2017 at 6:59 pm

Volcanic Ash

Hawaii could face the same winds of scorn that hit Puerto Rico

Updated on  October 15, 2017 at 7:30 pm
Hawaii should pay special attention to President Donald Trump’s shameful bullying of Puerto Rico as the U.S. commonwealth staggers from a historically devastating hurricane. Read More


Sun and stars’ daily trek form Hawaiian compass

Updated on  September 23, 2017 at 11:09 pm
The recent completion of the three-year Malama Honua Worldwide Voyage by the voyaging canoe Hokule‘a underscores the timeless relevance of this indigenous system of celestial navigation. Read More

Ocean Watch

Coral-eating starfish have their place in healthy reefs

Updated on  October 14, 2017 at 3:38 pm
On our sailboat, Honu, no wind means using the boat’s loud, hot motor to go somewhere, something we sailors resist. Read More