Monthly Archives: September 2006

America’s Africa Corps America’s Africa Corps By Jason Motlagh September 21, 2006 The United States is moving closer to setting up an Africa Command to secure the rear flank of its global “war on terrorism”, with eyes trained on vital oil reserves and lawless areas where terrorists have sought safe haven to regroup and strike against its… Read more »

Former military man sentenced to prison for sex assault of boy Man Who Sexually Assaulted Boy Sentenced To Prison Victim’s Grandfather Blasts For Problems POSTED: 3:39 pm HST September 20, 2006 HONOLULU — A man who met a teenage boy online and then sexually assaulted him was sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to several crimes. Joseph Colasacco, 30, apologized to… Read more »

Locals pound kapa to enshroud ancient bones

The Molokai Dispatch published a story about a kapa-making workshop on Molokai led by Mililani Hanapi.  Terri Keko’olani was one of the participants. She is one of the claimants for burials at Mokapu, site of the Marine Corps Base Hawaii Kaneohe Bay: At the Kewanui fish pond last Sunday, 44 international students learned the Hawaiian… Read more »

State, Military Investigate Freeway Crash

State, Military Investigate Freeway Crash by Minna Sugimoto HONOLULU (KHNL) — Both the state and military are investigating the freeway crash, which severed the main traffic artery linking downtown Honolulu to Leeward and Central Oahu. A freeway fiasco. “It’s going to be a huge bill,” Scott Ishikawa, state Department of Transportation, said. State officials expect… Read more »

Military trailer rig smashes into overpass, snarls traffic for hours

JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARBULLETIN.COM Motorists were still snarled in heavy traffic late last night on the H-1 freeway near Middle Street in Kalihi. STUCK » A structural accident on an H-1 overpass snarls traffic for hours » Officials are unsure if westbound lanes will reopen this afternoon By Mary Adamski Work at the site… Read more »