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Observers say HPD, rocked by scandal, needs a leader to set it right

Updated on  October 21, 2017 at 10:29 pm

Observers say HPD, rocked by scandal, needs a leader to set it right

Updated on  October 21, 2017 at 10:29 pm


Crews work to repair Kalanianaole water main break

Board of Water Supply crews were working Saturday afternoon to repair a broken 12-inch water main on Kalanianaole Highway between Nenue Street and West Hind Drive in Aina Haina. Read More
Updated on  October 21, 2017 at 10:18 pm

911 Report

Woman, 73, stabbed to death at Kunia farm

Police are asking for the public’s help to find a suspect in the murder of a 73-year-old woman at a Kunia farm Friday. Read More
Updated on  October 21, 2017 at 10:17 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. The dates listed indicate when the information was filed. Read More
Updated on  October 7, 2017 at 8:48 pm

Kokua Line

1-stop facility might stem the overuse of ambulances

Question: There is a homeless man who stays in the small park across from my apartment building. It’s very sad, but also frustrating because an ambulance is called to assist him so often. Read More
Updated on  October 19, 2017 at 10:19 pm

Lee Cataluna

Kealoha’s tenure began with such promise

Updated on  October 21, 2017 at 10:10 pm
The criminal charges against retired Honolulu police Chief Kealoha and his wife, a city prosecutor, will have to unfold over time in court. We don’t yet know how this story ends. 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

Once written off to illusion, the curveball is a wonder of aerodynamics

Updated on  October 20, 2017 at 12:31 am
Spin is in. Stars spin around supermassive black holes. Planets spin in orbit around the sun. Read More

Volcanic Ash

Sound bites aren’t the ticket to Ige’s re-election

Updated on  October 22, 2017 at 8:38 am
If Gov. David Ige and his advisers really think his low voter approval and perceived vulnerability are only because he hasn’t communicated his success, they could face a grim primary election night. 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

Underwater ‘banquets’ are a feast for the eyes

Updated on  October 20, 2017 at 9:19 pm
Although Orpheus is also a national park with its own charming beaches, birds and reefs, we missed our giant clams. Read More