Oahu grand jury indicts Nevada man connected with 1972 murder.
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O‘ahu grand jury indicts Nevada man connected to 1972 Waikīkī murder
Tudor Chirila, 77, was arrested in Reno, Nevada, on Sept. 13 after DNA evidence linked him to the January 1972 murder of 19-year-old Nancy Anderson. At the time, homicide detectives could not develop any viable leads and the case went cold.
Maui, Kauaʻi expected to feel the brunt of U.S. economic downturn
A new UHERO report predicts a mild recession in the first half of 2023, although the state may avoid job losses as Japanese travel returns. With its direct flights from Japan, O‘ahu and the Big Island will be least affected by a downturn. Maui County and Kauaʻi, which rely on U.S. mainland visitors, could feel the effects more.
UH Center for Korean Studies celebrates 50 years of research and education
Funding to build the center, which was constructed in 1972 for about $1.5 million, was split between grants from the Republic of Korea, the Hawaiʻi Legislature and Korean American private donors. The center’s collections of rare Korean literature and artifacts bring scholars to Hawaiʻi for research.
Queen’s to host free Covid and flu vaccine event on Sunday
The Queen’s Health System will host the clinic at its Punchbowl campus from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. First and second Covid doses, the Omicron booster and flu shots will be administered on a first-come, first-served basis. No appointment is needed and parking is free.
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Bishop Museum presents month-long schedule of Halloween activities
Starting October 1, the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum invites visitors to its campus for a series of Halloween activities, including “spooky editions” of behind-the-scenes tours of its natural sciences collections; Halloweekend: A Saturday of Play; and a special Halloween night tour of its ichthyology collection.
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