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Kealohas’ mailbox was altered, according to a new indictment

Updated on  March 22, 2018 at 10:37 pm

Kealohas’ mailbox was altered, according to a new indictment

Updated on  March 22, 2018 at 10:37 pm


Relief and anger in 911 calls during missile scare

Updated on  March 22, 2018 at 10:26 pm
“Is that missile alert for real?” “Is a missile coming?” “Is there even a shelter here on the island?” Read More

911 Report

3 escape after laptop computer leads to Aiea house fire

A man, woman and boy Thursday morning escaped a two-alarm house fire in Aiea that was caused by a malfunctioning laptop computer and its power cord, Honolulu Fire Capt. Scot Seguirant said. Read More
Updated on  March 22, 2018 at 10:23 pm

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. Read More
Updated on  March 17, 2018 at 8:55 pm

Kokua Line

People urge city to repaint Makakilo Drive crosswalks

Question: I am writing in response to the “auwe” comment directed at the “jaywalking” on Makakilo Drive, as I believe it is directed at me. Read More
Updated on  March 22, 2018 at 10:23 pm

Lee Cataluna

Incidental Lives

Teen model giving back to others less fortunate

Updated on  March 20, 2018 at 6:29 am
Like the runway model she’d worked diligently (and painfully) to become over the last year, Victoria Tan executed her last pivot this weekend with both poise and conviction. Read More


Caution in order for nuclear alert plan

Hawaii foolishly rushed ahead of other states into nuclear warnings, and we paid with the January fiasco that made us an international punchline and renewed worries about our state government’s competence. Read More

Facts of the Matter

Containment is main difficulty with fusion power

Thermonuclear reactions deep in the sun’s interior consistently generate the same amount of energy as 2.5 billion 500-megawatt generators, the largest on Earth. Read More

Volcanic Ash

At last, the end appears near for medical-aid-in-dying debate

Hawaii advocates for “death with dignity” legislation to allow the hopelessly ill the choice to end their suffering on their own terms have felt for 20 years like Charlie Brown and his football — so close, but always snatched away. Read More


Using the stars to make landfall

This month we focus on the third and final skill set essential for celestial navigation. After orienting the canoe and determining the canoe’s position at sea, the final challenge becomes making landfall. Read More

Ocean Watch