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  • What Happened on Oahu Didn’t Stay on Oahu

    03/26/2016 5:34:13 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 27 replies ^ | March 26, 2016 | Paul Driessen
    If modern activist groups held sway in the mid-nineteenth century, countless multitudes would have died from typhoid fever and cholera. The “miasma” paradigm held that the diseases were caused by foul air arising from putrid matter – and only dogged scientific work by William Budd, John Snow and others finally convinced medical and health authorities that the agent was lethal organisms in drinking water. Ultimately, the investigators’ persistence led to discoveries of Vibrio and Salmonella bacteria, the use of chlorine-based disinfectants for drains, water purification and hand washing, programs that kept sewage away from drinking water supplies, and steady advances...
  • Two U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E helicopters have collided off Hawaii (12 Marines missing)

    01/15/2016 1:10:03 PM PST · by robowombat · 69 replies
    Aviationist ^ | Jan 15 2016 | David Cenciotti
    Two U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E helicopters have collided off Hawaii Jan 15 2016 - By David Cenciotti The two CH-53E Super Stallions were conducting night ops off the Hawaiian island of Oahu. The U.S. Marine Corps have just confirmed that a Search and Rescue operation is underway off Hawaii’s Oahu after two CH-53E Super Stallions helicopters collided mid-air during night training. According to the U.S. Coast Guard, debris field was spotted less than 3 miles off the coast, near the town of Haleiwa, Both helicopters were from MCAS Kaneohe Bay and each had six people aboard. No further details on...
  • Same-sex couple sues Honolulu police officer over discrimination, assault claims

    10/29/2015 3:54:07 PM PDT · by Jyotishi · 26 replies
    KHON-TV ^ | Wednesday, October 28, 2015 | Web Staff
    A same-sex couple has filed a lawsuit, accusing a Honolulu police officer of discrimination, assault and battery, and violation of their Fourth Amendment rights. Courtney Wilson and her girlfriend, Taylor Guerrero, were vacationing on Oahu back in March. According to the lawsuit, they held hands while shopping at a grocery store in Pupukea and, at one point, kissed. They claim Honolulu police officer Bobby Harrison, who was off-duty but in his uniform, told them to "take it somewhere else." They say he then threatened to have them thrown out of the store, and even encouraged the store manager to issue...
  • The Joy of The Lord[charismatic Caucus]

    10/27/2015 12:35:15 PM PDT · by Jedediah · 1 replies
    The "JOY" of The LORD is much more than just a depth or width for truly its Harmony has a frequency all its own . My Joy IN YOU is as a ( ((Gusher)) ) rising up into the eternity that you ARE in Me and Hallelujahs are the piercing arrows of righteousness that not only penetrate darkness with light but overtake it and explodes a Chorus of worship from Your heart that IS The WellSpring of life I have placed in you. So "rise up WellSpring for The Voice of Many Waters is calling to you for His Glory....
  • Release Your Whys And Let Your ( (( Constant )) ) Abide In Peace

    07/29/2014 2:21:14 PM PDT · by Jedediah · 4 replies
    The Joshua Chronicles , Bible ^ | 7-29-14 | Jedediah
    My ways are not your ways , do not the planets hang in their places and move at my very command and will ?! So is your life that revolves around me, so do not fight my will for you for this friction will wear you to dust . "Release" your soul, spirit and life completely into my life and leave ALL your whys to me . I AM your ( (( constant )) ) and eternal and my path for you is irrevocable by the enemy if you remain in My will that is your "True Path" . Fast...
  • Emergency officials urge residents to monitor TS [Tropical Storm] Flossie

    07/26/2013 8:19:10 PM PDT · by Jyotishi · 3 replies
    Hawaii News Now ^ | Friday, July 26, 2013 | KGMB and KHNL
    The Department of Emergency Management advises residents to follow the progress of Tropical Storm Flossie as it approaches Hawaii. The National Weather Service Central Pacific Hurricane Center in Honolulu advised the Department of Emergency Management this afternoon that on its present track Tropical Storm Flossie may bring strong winds and torrential rains and possible flooding early next week.  Tropical Storm Flossie is anticipated to cross the 140° longitude and into Hawaiian Waters around noon Saturday. Posted: Jul 26, 2013 4:41 PM HST Updated: Jul 26, 2013 4:41 PM HST
  • Administration Will Spend $1.8 Billion to Build 20-Mile Railroad on 30-Mile-Wide Island (Oahu)

    02/13/2013 6:04:40 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 57 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | February 13, 2013 | Patrick Burke
    The Department of Transportation (DOT) announced that $1.55 billion in new federal tax dollars will be allocated for the first-ever Hawaiian Transit Rail system on the island of Oahu, which will serve downtown Honolulu, at a total federal and state cost of $5.1 billion.The train circuit will be 20 miles long, with 21 stops on an island that is 30 miles wide. … An additional $4 million has been obligated from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (the “stimulus”), and $209.9 million is coming from other sources within the DOT. Both the $1.55 billion and the $209.9 million are proposed...
  • Hawaii Man Arrested on Terrorism-Related Charge

    10/25/2010 10:31:28 PM PDT · by Cindy · 26 replies · 1+ views ^ | ctober 26, 2010 12:09 a.m. EDT | n/a
    (CNN) -- SNIPPET: "The charge centers around a one-way ticket that authorities allege Abdel Hameed Shehadeh purchased from Queens, New York, to Islamabad, Pakistan. Shehadeh originally told investigators that the purpose of his trip was to visit an Islamic university and attend a friend's engagement party. But he later admitted to FBI agents in Hawaii that he bought the ticket in order to join a fighting group such as the Taliban, according to a criminal complaint unsealed in New York Monday."
  • Coming to Oahu!

    08/30/2010 3:37:55 PM PDT · by enraged · 9 replies
    me | 8/30/2010 | me
    Looking for a fishing tour in Oahu!
  • Hawaii Welcomes F-22 Fighter Jets

    07/09/2010 7:56:38 PM PDT · by ErnstStavroBlofeld · 15 replies ^ | 7/9/2010 |
    The Air Force is celebrating the arrival in Hawaii of the world's most advanced fighter jet. Airmen draped two F-22 planes with giant maile lei after the jets landed at Hickam Field during a dedication ceremony Friday. A priest blessed the jets by scattering holy water on them with ti leaves. The planes are the first of 20 F-22 jets the Air Force plans to base at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on Oahu. They will be assigned to the Hawaii Air National Guard's 154th Wing. Crews from both the Guard and the active duty Air Force's 15th Wing will jointly...

    09/02/2009 8:04:37 PM PDT · by Danae · 152 replies · 9,104+ views
    Anti-Mullah ^ | 9-1-09 | Anti-Mullah
    Pelosi signed two Official Certifications of Nomination for Obama and Biden at the DNC Convention last August. Read the language carefully and note the difference between them: SECOND ONE (WITHOUT ANY REFERENCE TO THE CONSTITUTION) WHY WAS THE CONSTITUTIONAL REFERENCE REMOVED ? Fred Nerks SAYS: "Just thinking out aloud here, see what you think": Every copy I have seen online of an Hawaii CoLB has shown the place of birth as Oahu, County Honolulu. Isn’t that a little odd? Surely one or two should be from another island or another county? Makes me think that ALL Certifications of Live Birth,...
  • Obama vacation island hit by major blackout

    12/26/2008 10:08:47 PM PST · by FocusNexus · 88 replies · 2,906+ views
    Reuters ^ | Dec. 27, 2008 | Ross Colvin
    HONOLULU (Reuters) - The resort and much of the island of Oahu where President-elect Barack Obama is vacationing was hit by a major blackout on Friday evening but it was not immediately clear if his compound had a backup source of electricity.
  • Honolulu's Future Is Too Serious A Matter To Be Left To Transportation 'Experts'

    12/17/2007 11:09:16 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 18 replies · 228+ views
    Hawaii Reporter ^ | December 16, 2007 | Daniel P. de Gracia II
    French Prime Minister Georges Clemenceau is credited with the famous remark, "La guerre! C'est une chose trop grave pour la confier à des militaries" -- war is too serious a matter to be entrusted to the military. The idea that Clemenceau was trying to project through these words is that experts are often incapable of seeing beyond their profession and understanding the greater domains of necessity. Here in Hawaii, we are facing a transportation infrastructure crisis of the highest degree of peril. I assert to every single man, woman, and child of these Hawaiian Islands that our future is too...
  • Pearl Harbor Photos--Edward Dutch Gaulrapp, Pearl Harbor survivor, shares memories of attack

    12/07/2007 2:57:58 AM PST · by bd476 · 26 replies · 1,217+ views
    Commander Navy Region Hawaii and National Archives ^ | December 7 | Blair Martin, Contributing Writer
    Edward Dutch Gaulrapp, Pearl Harbor survivor, shares memories of attack Blair Martin, Contributing Writer U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Michael A. Lantron - Pearl Harbor survivor Chief Cook Edward Gaulrapp (Navy Ret.), views the USS Arizona Memorial during a visit to historic Ford Island. Assigned to the Pearl Harbor-based, Perch-class submarine USS Pompano (SS 181), Gaulrapp was in his barracks when the Dec. 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor began. It has taken former Navy Chief Petty Officer Edward "Dutch" Gaulrapp more than 60 years to come back to Pearl Harbor to commemorate the 66th anniversary of the Dec. 7,...
  • Oahu Ocean Fishermen's Catch Of The Day: Pork (Men Say Feral Pig Swam Straight Out To Sea)

    11/10/2007 12:35:10 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 14 replies · 1,136+ views
    KITV Honolulu ^ | November 9, 2007
    Oahu Ocean Fishermen's Catch Of The Day: Pork Men Say Feral Pig Swam Straight Out To Sea KAAAWA, Hawaii -- It is a fish tale that is easy to scoff as a more of a tall tale. Three friends landed some fish off Kahana Bay on Thursday and a 40-pound feral pig that was swimming near their boat. As the small fishing boat headed for shore at Kahana Bay, nothing seemed out of the ordinary. However, on closer inspection, the catch of the day was not seafood. It was pork. "We just hooked up with a fish. As soon as...
  • Survivor remembers attack on Oahu

    12/07/2006 9:33:59 PM PST · by SandRat · 1 replies · 226+ views
    Air Force Links ^ | Tech. Sgt. Shane A. Cuomo
    12/6/2006 - HICKAM AIR FORCE BASE, Hawaii (AFPN) -- Retired Chief Master Sgt. Ralph Barnett returned to Hickam for the 65th Anniversary of the attack on Oahu and to show his family where he was on that fateful Sunday morning. At the time of the attack he was a 24 year old assistant armament chief Buck Sgt. with the 23rd Bombardment Squadron stationed on Hickam Field. In the early morning hours of Dec. 7, 1941, 250 aircraft from the 1st Air Fleet of the Imperial Japanese Navy set out to cripple the American naval and air forces with a surprise...
  • State of emergency declared for Windward Oahu

    03/04/2006 10:24:41 AM PST · by GeorgiaDawg32 · 1 replies · 301+ views
    starbulletin ^ | 3/3/06 | Star-Bulletin Staff
    The city declared a state of emergency today for Windward Oahu because of severe flooding from heavy rain over the past three days. Gov. Linda Lingle issued an emergency proclamation covering the period from Feb. 20, through today to help residents and businesses recover from flooding and mudslides. The National Weather Service forecast improving weather as the storm system socking Oahu and Kauai with heavy rain the past three days is moving slowly to the west. “Tradewinds are, in fact, trying to return,” said lead forecaster Tim Craig. ‘It’s a slow process and once they become more established, later today...
  • DIVARTY cases its colors for Army transformation

    07/08/2005 6:06:29 PM PDT · by SandRat · 34 replies · 883+ views
    ARNEWS ^ | July 8,2005 | Sgt. Stephanie L. Carl
    OAHU, Ha., (Army News Service, July 8, 2005) – When the 25th Infantry Division (Light) Division Artillery cased its colors June 15, it became the first division artillery brigade to deactivate in the Army’s transformation. Presently, there are 16 division artillery brigades, but after the transformation, only five or six will remain, said Col. Gary H. Cheek, DIVARTY commander. The headquarters elements of his DIVARTY will be consolidated and restructured within other combat brigades. Units like Battery F, 7th Field Artillery, or FA, Regiment, are inactivating, while direct support battalions like 3rd Battalion, 7th Field Artillery Regiment and 2nd Battalion,...
  • WWII Japanese submarine found near Hawaii (I-400 Sensuikan Toku class)

    03/20/2005 6:47:34 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 61 replies · 18,499+ views
    HONOLULU (AP) - The wreckage of a large World War II-era Japanese submarine has been found by researchers in waters off Hawaii. A research team from the University of Hawaii discovered the I-401 submarine Thursday during test dives off Oahu. "We thought it was rocks at first, it was so huge," said Terry Kerby, pilot of the research craft that found the vessel. "But the sides of it kept going up and up and up, three and four stories tall. It's a leviathan down there, a monster." The submarine is from the I-400 Sensuikan Toku class of subs, the largest...
  • Harris sees Vision Team future

    10/13/2002 9:56:44 PM PDT · by Vidalia · 1 replies · 198+ views
    Honolulu Advertiser ^ | Sunday, October 13, 2002 | Will Hoover
    <p>Officially it was billed as "Focusing on Vision," but before the lively two-hour Blaisdell Center Pikake Room meeting ended at noon yesterday, most of the 250 folks in attendance were calling it everything from "old-fashioned government" to "town hall politics."</p>
  • Feds to join Honolulu airport corruption probe

    09/27/2002 8:38:51 PM PDT · by Vidalia · 178+ views
    Pacific Business News ^ | Sept 27, 2002 | Pacific Bus News
    The Office of the U.S. Attorney has joined the investigation of contract corruption at Honolulu International Airport, Hawaii state Attorney General Earl Anzai announced Thursday. "We are pleased that United States Attorney Edward H. Kubo Jr. has agreed to put the weight of his office behind our ongoing investigation of the financial misconduct occurring at the Honolulu International Airport," Anzai said in a statement. Anzai said he requested it because it means more investigative resources and federal convictions will bring longer sentences with no parole.
  • City allowed to raise Waimanalo trash heap

    09/17/2002 9:25:35 PM PDT · by Vidalia · 308+ views
    Honolulu Advertiser ^ | September 17, 2002 | Catherine E. Toth
    <p>With no alternative to deal with O'ahu's increasing volume of garbage, the state Department of Health approved a permit yesterday to raise the height of the landfill at Waimanalo Gulch by 30 feet.</p> <p>The action came with only weeks of capacity remaining at the city's sole landfill, and state deputy health director Gary Gill noted that the urgency to find a solution to O'ahu's waste problem was mounting along with the trash.</p>
  • Clinton coming to aid isle Democrats

    08/29/2002 10:06:54 AM PDT · by Vidalia · 6 replies · 223+ views
    Honolulu Star Bulletin ^ | Wednesday, August 28, 2002 | Associated Press
    Former President Bill Clinton is scheduled to visit Hawaii one week before the November general election in an effort to rally support for Democrats, the state's Democratic Party chairwoman said. [ ELECTION 2002 ] "We're very excited and pleased that President Clinton will be coming to Hawaii," state party Chairwoman Lorraine Akiba said yesterday. Clinton's trip is sponsored in part by the Democratic National Committee. Akiba said the party hopes Clinton can rally support for the party and convince Democrats to stay true to the party. "I think the working families and the working men and women that are traditionally...
  • Grand jury indicts Suzuki on bank, tax charges

    08/29/2002 9:50:44 AM PDT · by Vidalia · 2 replies · 239+ views
    Honolulu Advertiser ^ | Friday, June 28, 2002 | David Waite
    <p>State Rep. Nathan Suzuki was indicted by a federal grand jury yesterday on five counts of failing to disclose his interest in foreign bank accounts and filing false income tax returns.</p> <p>The charges against Suzuki are related to the work he did for Michael H. Boulware, head of a coffee distribution and vending machine empire in Hawai'i. Boulware was sentenced to four years and three months in prison last month after being found guilty in federal court last fall of tax evasion and bank fraud conspiracy charges.</p>
  • City's retired rehired

    08/25/2002 2:45:23 PM PDT · by Vidalia · 285+ views
    Honolulu Advertiser ^ | Sunday, August 25, 2002 | Robbie Dingeman
    <p>The city has put 83 retired municipal workers back on the payroll this year, some as well-paid temporary employees who essentially return to their old jobs on short-term contracts while continuing to collect a government pension.</p> <p>The rehired retirees earn salaries ranging from $7,411 a month for a veteran engineer in the Department of Design and Construction to $8.68 an hour for an usher. Retired deputy police chief Robert "Doug" Aton went back on the city payroll recently to run the O'ahu Civil Defense Agency at a salary of $5,666 a month.</p>
  • Vector complaints overwhelm state

    08/24/2002 5:27:31 PM PDT · by Vidalia · 225+ views
    Honolulu Advertiser ^ | Saturday, August 24, 2002 | Shayna Coleon
    <p>The state Department of Health is coping with a slight backlog as it deals with an increase in pest-related calls and a heavier workload.</p> <p>In the past year and half, the outbreak of dengue fever, growing numbers of mice and a record increase in calls from residents statewide have contributed to the backlog, department spokeswoman Janice Okubo said this week.</p>
  • Homeless evictions inflict social cost

    08/24/2002 2:25:27 PM PDT · by Vidalia · 2 replies · 293+ views
    Honolulu Advertiser ^ | Friday, August 23, 2002 | Eloise Aguiar
    <p>WAIMANALO — The closing of a popular camp site at Waimanalo Beach Park next month means that dozens of homeless may lose contact with the only people willing to help them, experts say.</p> <p>Social service agencies provide medical attention, psychiatric care and other services to the homeless on the beaches and in the parks where they live.</p>
  • New focus in Harris probe

    08/23/2002 9:01:40 PM PDT · by Vidalia · 1 replies · 214+ views
    Honolulu Advertiser ^ | Friday, August 23, 2002 | Johnny Brannon
    <p>Prosecutors probing Mayor Jeremy Harris' campaign fund-raising practices and city contracts have also begun interviewing City Council members about money that the city transferred to a nonprofit group headed by a key campaign official.</p> <p>Investigators want to know whether a $100,000 council appropriation in 1999 to help pay for an Environmental Summit was legally shifted to the Friends of the City and County of Honolulu and properly spent and accounted for.</p>
  • Leeward residents sound off on landfill

    08/09/2002 4:22:40 PM PDT · by Vidalia · 1 replies · 247+ views
    Honolulu Advertiser ^ | Thursday, August 8, 2002 | Will Hoover
    <p>The city — which has extended the period for public comment on the Waimanalo Gulch landfill issue nine times — got an earful at a public hearing at Kapolei High School last night.</p> <p>Except that no one from the city showed up to listen, a fact missed by few of the more than 100 people who showed up to have their say.</p>