Jordan Aikau

Office of Hawaiian Affairs update → Kalihi opens a new garden

Sweat, shovels, and smiles were in the mix Saturday as the residents of the Towers at Kuhio Park (formerly Kuhio Park Terrace) worked to build a new community garden on the property.

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Slight drop in Oahu inflation

Consumer goods and services are to blame for a drop in inflation for the first six months of 2013. Read More »

It’s First Friday! What’s happening?

Here's a quick look at your Friday night in Chinatown, including a couple new additions to the 'hood Read More »

The second ever Hawaii Record Fair spins up on August 11 →

On August 11, 2013, McKinley High School will be the site of the second Hawaii Record Fair. More at Aloha Got Soul » Read More »

Manning found guilty for everything but aiding the enemy →

Though not convicted of the most serious charge – aiding the enemy – he could be in jail for 136 years. And this is after more than 1100 days of solitary confinement. (And in other news, Julian Assange is running for the Australian Senate.) More at The Nation »

Are Kaka‘ako schools ready for its development? →

Live, work, play – and learn? More at KITV » Read More »

From beautification to destruction →

Plants meant to beautify the H-1 near the airport have become home to mosquitoes that are both pretty, and pretty great at carrying Dengue fever. More at KHON » Read More »

Honolulu Night Market

People from near and far gathered for the monthly Honolulu Night Market in Kakaako, not just for the food but the music and other festivities.

Ice-melt cost in Arctic equal to a year of the world’s economic output →

Methane emissions may cost $60 trillion from effects on the climate according to University at Cambridge and the Rotterdam School of Management at Erasmus University. More at Bloomberg Businessweek »

The Deedy Trial: Week Two Long live Hawaii →

Those over 65 years-old in Hawaii have the highest life expectancy in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. More at Hawaii News Now »

Unemployment rate at its lowest since 2008 →

The unemployment rate is at its lowest since 2008. How much exactly? Just .2 percent, to 4.7%. It was 4.9% in April. The full statement is in a pdf here. More at KITV »

HCDA approves new Kakaako tower →

The Hawaii Community Development Authority approved a 400-foot tower at 404 Ward Avenue. Plans include 415 residential units and 25,650 square feet of recreational space. More at KHON »

DOT plans H-2 public meeting →

The Department of Transportation is looking to ease traffic on the H-2 by adding a second lane to the Mililani interchange onramp. A community meeting will be held on July 30 at Mililani Mauka Elementary School. More at DOT Press Release (PDF) »

Councilman thinking of running for U.S. House of Representatives →

Honolulu City Councilmember Ikaika Anderson is considering running to fill the seat being vacated by Colleen Hanabusa. More at Hawaii News Now »

New parking garage barely in use →

A parking structure at Alapai transit center – which cost the city $20 million – is hardly used. More at Hawaii New Now »

What happened this week in the Deedy case

The trial of federal agent Christopher Deedy began Monday. Here's a summary of what took place. Read More »

Honolulu Night Market