Category: Local News

MEDIA RELEASE Two weeks before the hunting season for game birds opens in Hawai‘i, hunters, researchers, and staff from the DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) traipsed across the rugged terrain on Maunakea’s north slopes to gain a better understanding of game bird density, variety and populations. They gather above the Kilohana Hunter Check-in…

2 die in Kauai motorcycle crash

Two people were killed after the motorcycle they were riding on crashed into an oncoming SUV on Friday night in Kapaa, Kauai police said. The victims were identified as Shane Duncan, 39, and Sanoe Soares, 33, both of Kapaa. Police said Duncan was driving a 2008 Suzuki motorcycle westbound on Kawaihau Road near the intersection…

Letter: Tom Brower endorsement should be rescinded

I strongly object to your endorsement of Tom Brower in District 22 (Waikiki-Ala Moana) (“House candidates talented, dedicated,” Star-Advertiser, Our View, Oct. 17). He does not respond to emails. I believe that this is a responsibility of each public official. Also, his abominable behavior a few years ago during which he attacked the carts of…

Letter: Women can fight for accountability

The Brett Kavanaugh hearing raised deep concerns about the message sent to Hawaii’s women and girls, when Dr. Christine Blasey Ford courageously told her story of sexual assault and was met with disbelief. How many women need to come forward to be credible? The message sent to men and boys when they saw Kavanaugh’s denials…

…HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR SOUTH FACING SHORES OF ALL ISLANDS THROUGH 6 PM MONDAY… .A powerful storm in the southern hemisphere generated a long- period south swell that will build today, peak tonight and Sunday, then gradually diminish early next week. …HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST MONDAY… Original published: 2018-10-20…

Letter: Economic growth not just top down

Improving the economy isn’t just about deregulation and tax cuts. It’s also about reducing transactional friction and costs through better ethics and the sharing of basic knowledge about our system. It’s about avoiding overreach by the government and other institutions so that people can believe in them. It’s about avoiding cartels at home and abroad.…

Editorial: Return incumbents to Council, support Charter amendment

There are intense times ahead for the Honolulu City Council. The Council and the Caldwell administration — often at each other’s throats — have to find solutions for some intractable problems: the persistent homeless population, the ever-expanding illegal vacation rental business, a lack of affordable housing, rising sea levels. And if that’s not enough, there’s…

Television and radio

ON THE AIR Listings are for Spectrum and Hawaiian Telcomˆˆ analog/digital. *—premium station. **—retelecast. ***—delayed. Check your TV guide for latest updates. TODAY TIME TV SPEC HT AUTO RACING Xfinity Kansas Lottery 300 qualifying 5:30 a.m. CNBC NA/116 176 Xfinity Kansas Lottery 300 9 a.m. KHNL 8 8 Formula One U.S. Grand Prix qualifying 10:55…

Scoreboard

TODAY AIR RIFLERY >> ILH: Individual Championship, noon at Mid-Pacific. CHEERLEADING >> OIA: Western Division Championships, 1 p.m. at Moanalua. CROSS COUNTRY >> College: Chaminade Invitational, 7 a.m., at Kapiolani Park. >> ILH: Championships, 8:30 a.m., at Punahou. >> OIA: Championships, 8:30 a.m. at Central Oahu Regional Park. FOOTBALL >> Mountain West: Nevada at Hawaii,…

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