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Caltech will shut down observatory ahead of schedule

May 31, 2015 HILO (AP) — One observatory atop Mauna Kea will shut down ahead of schedule, falling short of 30 years exploring the skie. more »»

Crackdown on homeless catches tourists on Oahu

May 31, 2015 HONOLULU (AP) — As Honolulu tries to brush up its image for tourists by cracking down on homelessness in Waikiki, it is causing legal problems for some visitors. more »»

Island Air’s last Kauai flight departs tonight

May 31, 2015 LIHUE (AP) — Island Air is departing Kauai for the last time tonight. That leaves Hawaiian Airlines as the only interisland carrier going to the Garden Island. more »»

Charges against some protesters to be dropped

May 30, 2015 HONOLULU — Hawaii County’s top prosecutor said Friday he will dismiss charges against about 10 of the 31 protesters who were arrested while blocking construction of a giant telescope on a mountain... more »»

Big Island man killed by fish’s bill

May 30, 2015 HONOLULU — A Big Island man was killed Friday after he was apparently impaled by the bill of a fish, officials sai. more »»

State / In Brief

May 30, 2015 Memorial dock mishap investigated HONOLULU — The Navy command overseeing the hospital ship involved in a mishap that damaged the USS Arizona Memorial’s dock has sent investigators to Hawaii to probe... more »»

No decision reached by Hawaii ethics panel about director

May 29, 2015 sion. “It’s not my job to tell people what they want to hear or let them do what they want to do. It’s my job to do what’s right, not what’s popular. more »»

$2M awarded in death of girl, beaten by soldier

May 28, 2015 HONOLULU — The U.S. government will pay an Atlanta woman $2 million for the Hawaii beating death of her 5-year-old daughter at the hands of a former soldier. more »»

Ige: Telescope can proceed

May 27, 2015 HONOLULU — A project to build a giant telescope near the summit of Mauna Kea has the right to move forward, but Hawaii has failed the mountain in many ways, Gov. David Ige said Tuesda. more »»

NOAA: Central Pacific will see more hurricanes

May 27, 2015 HONOLULU — Forecasters say the 2015 hurricane season in the central Pacific region will see more storms than average because of warmer ocean water. more »»

Some Native Hawaiians disapprove of movie title

May 26, 2015 HONOLULU — Some Native Hawaiians disapprove of the name of a movie filmed and set in Hawaii, saying that titling it “Aloha” is a disrespectful misappropriation of culture and simplifies a word that’... more »»

2007 report warned of risks involved with Mauna Kea telescope

May 26, 2015 HONOLULU (AP) — A 2007 report warned about the risks involved in developing a giant telescope on Mauna Kea. more »»

State/In Brief

May 25, 2015 Future of proposed Oahu zip line unclear HONOLULU — Residents say they are against bringing a $1 million zip line to Waimalu, Oahu, and the developer has yet to make a final decision on the proposa. more »»

TMT moves forward amid talks

May 25, 2015 HILO — Aside from the ongoing standstill atop Mauna Kea, those behind the Thirty Meter Telescope are moving forward with the $1.4 billion project. more »»

Hawaiian Airlines to cut Sendai service

May 24, 2015 HONOLULU (AP) — A weak yen and lack of passenger interest have led Hawaiian Airlines to drop service to Sendai beginning in September. more »»

Mother pleads not guilty to assaulting child on plane

May 23, 2015 HONOLULU — A mother pleaded not guilty Friday to charges that she physically and verbally assaulted her 15-month-old daughter during an Alaska Airlines flight from Anchorage, Alaska, to Honolulu. more »»

Services, jobs to be cut at 3 Big Island hospitals

May 21, 2015 HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii’s state-funded hospital system is cutting almost 90 jobs and reducing some services at three east Big Island facilities in an effort to bridge a $7 million deficit for the... more »»

Osprey has good safety record, U.S. Marines say

May 19, 2015 HONOLULU — The fatal crash of the Marine Corps’ hybridized airplane-and-helicopter aircraft during a training exercise on Oahu over the weekend is renewing safety concerns about the machine. more »»

Hawaiian jet returns to L.A.

May 19, 2015 LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Hawaii-bound jetliner returned safely to Los Angeles on Monday after a cockpit light suggested a fuel valve was open. more »»

State/In Brief

May 19, 2015 Series of telescope events begin today HILO — A series of events are being held in order to bring together opposing sides on the Thirty Meter Telescope projec. more »»

 
 
 

 

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