Cheryl Mosier, a Mililani woman convicted of fatally stabbing her husband, is hugged by the slain man's brother, Charles Mosier, upon being sentenced to 20 years yesterday. At left are Cheryl Mosier's parents, Donald and Sherry Sweigart. See story.
Richard Ambo The Honolulu Advertiser
Newspaper sale court order On Nov. 9, a federal judge approved the sale of the Honolulu Star-Bulletin and brought an end to an anti-trust lawsuit filed by the state attorney general against Gannett Pacific Corp., which operates The Honolulu Advertiser. Download order approving the sale and the sales agreement. (Adobe Reader required, 2.3 mb.)
Winter drought parches Islands
The Islands have slipped back into the grip of a drought that is yellowing pastures and turning forests and brush lands crackly dry.
Victim's relatives console his killer
After receiving a 20-year prison term for stabbing her husband to death, Cheryl Mosier yesterday received supportive hugs, not scorn, from several relatives of the victim.
Gabbard critics told to limit testimony
Boasrd of Education chairman Herbert Watanabe told critics of board member Carol Gabbard that he will not allow board meetings to become debates on Gabbard's views.
City plan may open Royal Kunia Golf Course
City Council Chairman Jon Yoshimura thinks this time the city is heading toward resolution of a debt that has kept the Royal Kunia Golf Course closed but ready for play since 1994.
Ige seeks services of public defender
Former state Sen. Marshall Ige said yesterday he would seek a public defender to represent him against criminal charges including first-degree theft and attempting to evade taxes.
Donations let visitor take dead son home
Through the generosity of Hawai'i residents, Leonora Cruz will be able to bury her son in their hometown in Ecuador. Oscar Cruz died Wednesday following a surfing accident at Sunset Beach.
Big Isle postmaster convicted of bookmaking
A federal court jury found Danita Torres, postmaster for the Big Island community of Kapa'au, guilty of helping her husband run a sports bookmaking operation and laundering the proceeds.
A touch of Japan at Kona's Manago
Little did I know when I made reservations at the Manago Hotel up mauka in Kona, on the road to the volcano, that it would be a one-of-a-kind experience.
Kapa'a principal always put kids first
Kapa'a Elementary principal Cliff Bailey, who died recently at the terribly young age of 50, had a way of making a child feel like whatever they had to say was the most important thing in the world.
Control of invasive species essential
Richard H. Davis spent more than half of the last century marching, clearing and building Hawai'i's back-country trails. In that time, Davis has had insights and sightings of the things that damage Island forests.
Matters of church and state
While the authors of our Constitution created a wall of separation between church and state, President Bush seems to have just created a federal agency to unite the two.