Students at the Kamehameha Schools comfort each other in front of the locker of Taulen Fujihara, 16, a junior who died after a fall from the bed of a pickup truck along Kamehameha Highway near Kahalu'u. Fujihara's death has renewed the call for stricter laws regarding riding in truckbeds. See story.
Death revives call for truckbed-riding ban
The death Friday of a 16-year-old Kamehameha Schools student has given Rep. Barbara Marumoto a reason to renew her push for legislation banning anyone from riding in the beds of pickup trucks.
UH faculty threatens to strike in April
University of Hawai'i faculty will call for a strike vote in March and could strike by April 2 if the state refuses to negotiate a salary increase in good faith, union members said.
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Worth his weight in goal
Kawika Ishikawa, goalie for Campbell High's soccer team, carried his team to victory Saturday night against Eastern Division champion Castle, although he has never played soccer before this season. The Sabers won 4-2 in a penalty kick shootout.
Haneda Airport opened to flights to Hawai'i
Japan has opened Tokyo's domestic Haneda airport for service to select overseas resorts, a move experts say could ease the shortage of airline seats from Japan to Hawai'i.