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Waikiki Rotary Club fills shoeboxes with gifts for seniors

Updated on  December 15, 2017 at 9:41 pm

Waikiki Rotary Club fills shoeboxes with gifts for seniors

Updated on  December 15, 2017 at 9:41 pm


6 post offices open Sunday for Christmas rush

Six post offices will be open Sunday to accommodate Christmas mail. Read More
Updated on  December 15, 2017 at 9:43 pm

911 Report

Man is arrested in alleged stabbing of teen

Updated on  December 14, 2017 at 9:16 am
Police arrested a 28-year-old man who allegedly stabbed a 17-year-old boy in the Ala Moana area early Wednesday. 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  December 9, 2017 at 7:44 pm

Kokua Line

Holiday traffic prompts restriction on lane closures

Question: Why does the state insist on continuing roadwork when everyone is rushing around during the holidays? Read More
Updated on  December 14, 2017 at 9:50 pm

Lee Cataluna

Amid cancer fight, Hirono’s force seems to grow

Mazie Hirono said her piece, turned away from the camera and I swear, icicles formed and broke in that D.C. hallway because she was so cold. Read More
Updated on  December 15, 2017 at 12:44 am

Incidental Lives

Young chef taps budding cooking skill to nab prize

Updated on  December 11, 2017 at 10:30 pm
When Kapolei resident Melveen Yoshihara had her kitchen renovated last year, she didn’t anticipate the effect the project would have on her 12-year-old son, Achilles, who took one glance at the shiny new cooking space and felt a stirring in his culinary soul. Read More


Departures and arrivals made month memorable

Updated on  November 26, 2017 at 12:25 am
It’s the last Sunday of November and time to “flASHback” on the month’s news that amused and confused. Read More

Facts of the Matter

Annual Geminid meteor shower highlights unusual space object

Updated on  December 15, 2017 at 7:21 am
If the sky is not cloudy tonight and the air is not too cold, it might be worth a few minutes to have a look in the southern sky for the meteoric streaks of light from the Geminid shower. Read More

Volcanic Ash

Ige inherits tech problem and creates 2 of his own

Updated on  December 9, 2017 at 8:51 pm
Nothing ever seems to compute when the state upgrades its computers, and Gov. David Ige has made little headway in changing the calculus. Read More


Meteor shower coupled with supermoon to light December night sky

Mastering any skill takes passion and a commitment of time. Once achieved, a skill can last a lifetime of practice, but it is accessible only to the master unless it is passed on to others. Read More
Updated on  November 25, 2017 at 9:23 pm

Ocean Watch

Laysan albatross joins birds visiting isles for the holidays

Updated on  December 15, 2017 at 9:53 pm
Here on Oahu, the holidays are for the birds — shorebirds and seabirds, that is. In November, we plover lovers added to our list of thanks the first-ever-seen white (called leucistic) kolea, spotted foraging at Heeia Pier. Read More