The island of Hawaii is still attracting homebuyers despite outbreak risks

Despite the threat of hurricanes, tsunamis, wog, earthquakes — and now another Mauna Loa eruption — people continue to move to the more favorable areas of the island of Hawaii, including the Leilani Estates subdivision, which was inundated by Kilauea lava in 2018. Reasons for purchase vary between newcomers, retirees and local working families: the … Read more

Hawaii rebounded from NCAA tournament after hitting bad stretch

Mahalo for supporting Honolulu Star Advertiser. Have fun with this free story! STANFORD, Calif. >> A terrific start suddenly turned cold and Hawaii’s stint in the NCAA tournament fizzled out just as quickly. The Rainbow Wahine fired early in Friday’s first round game against LSU and won late to capture the opening set. The Tigers … Read more

Scouting report results for LSU in defeating Hawaii

Mahalo for supporting Honolulu Star Advertiser. Have fun with this free story! STANFORD, Calif. >> Tonya Johnson highlighted two numbers in the scouting report as she prepared LSU for their first NCAA tournament game since 2017. “We’ve had a lot of focus this week on stopping 3 and 6, Amber and Waggoner, and making sure … Read more

Hawaii government reform proposals in the wake of corruption

Mahalo for supporting Honolulu Star Advertiser. Have fun with this free story! A Hawaii government reform commission formed earlier this year is recommending more than two dozen state law changes to alleviate what it calls a moral crisis. The Commission to Improve Standards of Conduct presented its final report to the state House of Representatives … Read more

Expectations for Hawaii’s economy remain level

Mahalo for supporting Honolulu Star Advertiser. Have fun with this free story! According to the latest government assessment, no new clouds will rain over Hawaii’s expected economic growth for the next two years. The state’s Department of Economy, Economic Development and Tourism released a new quarterly forecast for the local economy earlier this week and … Read more

Bundestag candidate sues for annulment of election results

Mahalo for supporting Honolulu Star Advertiser. Have fun with this free story! A losing candidate in Hawaii’s November 8 general election has challenged the results in court within a statutory time limit that expired on Monday. Noelani Ahia, who was fighting for a bipartisan Maui County Council seat retained by incumbent Alice Lee after a … Read more

Edmonds gets his first taste of NCAAs after 3 seasons at MSU

Mahalo for supporting Honolulu Star Advertiser. Have fun with this free story! Before boarding a bus for the trip to her first NCAA tournament, Talia Edmonds recalled a conversation she had with her new teammates before her debut at the University of Hawaii. “At the beginning of the season we had this team hangout and … Read more

UH ‘Giving Tuesday’ is soliciting personal donations online

Mahalo for supporting Honolulu Star Advertiser. Have fun with this free story! The University of Hawaii Foundation is today hosting its third annual online campaign, Giving Tuesday, to raise funds to support students, faculty and researchers across the 10-campus public university system. As an incentive, donations to select UH programs and/or meeting certain thresholds are … Read more