Jan 9, 2017

Hawaii shooting starts on flick 'Go for Broke'

A new film will highlight two units in World War II that were made up mostly of Japanese-Americans. The film “Go for Broke” will focus on the 100th Infantry Battalion and 442nd Regimental Combat Team, The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported (bit.ly/2jfAN2P) “The brave actions of ...

NOAA plans to open federal waters in Pacific to fish farming

Jan 7, 2017

NOAA plans to open federal waters in Pacific to fish farming

As traditional commercial fishing is threatening fish populations worldwide, U.S. officials are working on a plan to expand fish farming into federal waters around the Pacific Ocean. The government sees the move toward aquaculture as a promising solution to feeding a hungry planet. But ...

Two cities overcome Pearl Harbor legacy

Dec 8, 2016

Two cities overcome Pearl Harbor legacy

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Seventy-five years after a Japanese admiral led the attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor, the mayor of his hometown joined his Honolulu counterpart to mark the anniversary — as friends. Nagaoka Mayor Tatsunobu Isoda lay flowers at the main memorial event ...

Dec 1, 2016

Honolulu car crash claims three Japanese students: report

Three Japanese students died in a single-car accident Monday on a highway in Honolulu, according to a local report. Authorities said two of the students have been identified as Takumi Yamamoto, 19, and Norihito Shigeta, 20, the report said, adding that speed may have ...