Oahu’s third deadly fire this month sparks discussion on precautions residents can take
A 61-year-old man with limited mobility died in a high-rise apartment on Kalakaua Avenue before midnight Thursday in the third fatal fire this month in Honolulu, a cluster that is focusing attention on prevention.
Residents riled by city letter accusing them of illegal rental advertising
Waimanalo residents Rich and Bobbie Ubersax received a letter from the city this week telling them to stop advertising an illegal vacation rental.
Hawaiian Airlines flight attendants picket LAX
Hawaiian Airlines flight attendants returned to the picket lines Thursday at Los Angeles International Airport.
Column: Questions on Honolulu’s new ban on vacation rentals answered
Honolulus crackdown on unpermitted vacation rentals across Oahu officially begins in a few days, dramatically changing the landscape and outlook of this thriving and largely unenforced industry.
Queen Emma Tower exemptions get initial OK
An affordable-housing group seeking to convert the long-vacant Queen Emma Tower into a rental complex for those in the lowest income categories won preliminary approval Wednesday from the City Council Zoning, Planning and Housing Committee for waivers of various project fees and requirements.
Ocean Watch: Flooded camera offers chance to focus more on marine life
While snorkeling recently, I pulled my underwater camera, a Nikon Coolpix, from my pocket only to find the door to its battery compartment flapping open in the current. When I held the camera above the waters surface, seawater
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