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Website to record status of sex assault kit testing

Updated on  June 24, 2017 at 12:59 pm

Website to record status of sex assault kit testing

Updated on  June 24, 2017 at 12:59 pm


Ceremony to remember Korean War casualties

Updated on  June 24, 2017 at 10:50 am
The Consulate General of the Republic of Korea will host a memorial ceremony Sunday to honor the millions of people who sacrificed their lives during the Korean War more than 60 years ago. Read More

911 Report

Man charged in assault of girlfriend is due in court

A 20-year-old man has been charged after he allegedly assaulted a senior at a grocery store at Mililani Marketplace. Read More
Updated on  June 24, 2017 at 12:07 pm

Vital Statistics

Vital statistics

Updated on  June 17, 2017 at 9:21 pm
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

Kokua Line

Oahu hiker with own website is fine despite cutoff in posts

Question: Do you know the “Waianae Steve” website? He hikes on Oahu and lists his hikes and dates on that site. Read More
Updated on  June 22, 2017 at 11:04 pm

Lee Cataluna

Thieves will stop at little to get mitts on lychee

Stan Hong has a theory: “Lychee seems to bring out the worst in people.” Read More
Updated on  June 22, 2017 at 9:35 pm

Incidental Lives

Fatherhood creates bond between son and departed dad

Updated on  June 13, 2017 at 12:18 am
In the winter of 1949, as Communist forces swept to victory over the Nationalists for control of mainland China, my grandfather Song Cai, foreseeing the dark days to come for his family, made arrangements for my father to leave the country. Read More


Bad things come to those taking a stand in Legislature

It’s the last Sunday in May and time to “flASHback” on the month’s news that amused and confused. Read More

Facts of the Matter

Smell works more like a sixth sense sometimes

Updated on  June 15, 2017 at 7:27 pm
To humans, the sense of smell has a direct link to emotions. Who among us has not, at one time or another, had a memory and its associated feelings come rushing at us when catching a whiff of a perfume, theater popcorn or one of thousands of smells that we associate with events from our past? Read More

Volcanic Ash

New schools chief doesn’t need political interference

New Hawaii public schools Superintendent Christina Kishimoto comes into office Aug. 1 aiming to make Hawaii “the No. 1 state in terms of educational quality.” Read More


Jupiter and Saturn take prime spots in June sky

This June provides a great chance to see the solar system’s biggest planets, Jupiter and Saturn, throughout most of the evening. Read More

Ocean Watch

30 years bring many adventures for Ocean Watch columnist

Updated on  June 23, 2017 at 10:44 pm
Thirty years ago this week, I wrote my first Ocean Watch column for what was then the Honolulu Star-Bulletin. It was an exciting day that I thought would never come. Then it did and, well, it never ended. I’m still sharing, with pleasure, my marine adventures with readers. Read More