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Taj Mahal brings soul stirring authenticity to premier of American Epic at HIFF


By Rob Kay American Epic, the upcoming PBS documentary on roots music which premiered on HIFF’s opening night, couldn’t have had a better advance man than blues legend Taj Mahal. The much beloved, former Hawaii resident and his New Hula Blues band, were the perfect opening act to tee off the first of a three […]

November 26th, 2015 | Posted in Guest Commentary,Hawaii News Highlights,News,Opinion,Slice of Life, Hawaiian Style,Special Features | Read More »

209th ASB increases proficiency at PTA

Sgt. Austin Wiley from 209th Aviation Support Battalion, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, qualifies with a M240B machine gun at the M240/M249 range during a training rotation at Pohakuloa Training Area on the Island of Hawaii, Sept. 18.  The training supported the 25th ID Contingency Response Force before assuming the Pacific CRF role in October.

By Sgt. Richard Quinn 209th Aviation Support Battalion Unit Public Affairs Representative Soldiers from 209th Aviation Support Battalion, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, conducted a training rotation at Pohakuloa Training Area on the Island of Hawaii during September. The rotation focused on honing the Soldiers’ basic tasks and proficiencies while providing support to […]

October 15th, 2013 | Posted in Archive,Hawaii News Highlights,Heroes of the Pacific,News,On Target,Pic of the Day,Special Features,Today in Hawaii,Today in our Nation and World,Travel | Read More »

Queen’s Medical Center Personnel learn Risk Management Techniques from 25th CAB

Chief Warrant Officer 3 Roger Armstrong, a pilot assigned to Company C, 3rd Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, briefs medical officials from Queens Medical Center about the Army's risk management process for its pilots during a visit to the 25th CAB, 25th Infantry Division on Wheeler Army Airfield, Hawaii, June 12.

WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii – Medical personnel from Queen’s Medical Center and Queen’s Health Systems visited the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade here June 12 to learn about the Army’s risk management process and new techniques developed by the 25th CAB. The Queen’s Medical personnel and Soldiers of the 25th CAB discussed and exchanged techniques for […]

June 25th, 2013 | Posted in Business,Education,Hawaii News Highlights,Hawaii Politics,Heroes of the Pacific,News,Today in Hawaii | Read More »

Governor Booed on Kauai; Cayetano Investigates; League of Their Own

Gov. Abercrombie

Governor Booed The public outrage over the newly formed 5-member appointed Public Land Development Corporation is spreading from Oahu to neighbor islands. According to a report in Kauai's Garden Island News, Gov. Neil Abercrombie was "booed several times" at a “Governor’s Cabinet in Your Community” event he organized at the Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School on Wednesday. Several of the […]

September 20th, 2012 | Posted in Hawaii News Highlights | Read More »

Final Day for Early Voting or Mailing in Absentee Votes; Ben and Vicky Cayetano Featured in Hawaii Reporter Television Special;Selling Koolaid Prepped PRP Hawaii's John White for Job He Has Today

Elections 2012

Final Day for Early Voting or Mailing in Absentee Votes Today is the final days to walk in to Honolulu Hale, Kapolei Hale or the Pali Golf Course Banquet Hall to vote by absentee or to send in absentee votes by mail. Polls show several races in a statistical dead heat, including Ed Case and […]

August 9th, 2012 | Posted in Hawaii News Highlights | Read More »

Final Chance to Vote for Your Favorite Candidates; Smack in the Middle of a National Controversy, Reid Endorses Hannemann; Mitsunaga Fights Back

Honolulu Mayor Peter Carlisle, former Gov. Ben Cayetano and former City Managing Director Kirk Caldwell want to be the next Mayor of Honolulu

Final Chance to Vote for Your Favorite Candidates Two more days – today and tomorrow are the final days to walk in to city hall, Kapolei hale or the pali golf course banquet hall and vote by absentee. Many of Hawaii’s politicians have already voted including Gov. Abercrombie, former Gov. Linda Lingle, former Congressman Ed […]

August 8th, 2012 | Posted in Hawaii News Highlights | Read More »

Political Polls, Early Voting and Warthogs

Ed Case, Mazie Hirono

Dueling Political Polls The Star Advertiser and Hawaii News Now released a media poll yesterday conducted by Ward Research on July 12, which shows Hirono ahead Former Congressman Ed Case, D-Hawaii (2002-2007), 55 percent to 37 percent. Case said yesterday three recent polls show him "virtually tied with Hirono and doing far better than her against Lingle in the […]

July 27th, 2012 | Posted in Hawaii News Highlights | Read More »

Hawaii Financial Picture Sunnier; Presidential Campaign Features Local Writer; Dinner Honoring Milton Friedman


Hawaii Financial Picture Sunnier but Some Storms Ahead Gov. Neil Abercrombie said  in a recent press conference the state has a second quarter ending cash balance of $300 million, and as a result, his administration can restore some cuts to state personnel made a couple of years ago under former Gov. Linda Lingle. Abercrombie attributed […]

July 25th, 2012 | Posted in Hawaii News Highlights | Read More »

Hirono Controlled by Special Interests; Case Will Speak to Business Group Thursday; Yellow Postcards Key to Finding Voting Place

Ed Case, Mazie Hirono

Hirono Controlled by Special Interests, Case said Former Congressman Ed Case, (D-Hi, 2002-2007), who is in a heated U.S. Senate primary race against Congresswoman Mazie Hirono, D-HI, said yesterday his opponent is raising her war chest from DC insider special interest PACs and other political committees. Hirono has received $700,000 in this campaign, and over […]

July 24th, 2012 | Posted in Hawaii News Highlights | Read More »

Lingle Tops Hirono in Fundraising; Poll Wars; TV: Dems Debate, Republicans Left Out

Mazie Hirono, Linda Lingle, Ed Case

Lingle Tops Hirono in Fundraising One of the most competitive and contentious political races this year is for the open U.S. Senate seat left vacant by the retirement of U.S. Senator Daniel Akaka. Congresswoman Mazie Hirono and former Congressman Ed Case, both Democrats, are in a hotly contested Primary this August 11. The winner will […]

July 13th, 2012 | Posted in Hawaii News Highlights | Read More »

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