Voter registrar training set
The Honolulu City Clerk's Office will hold two more training sessions for deputy registrars for voter registration.
The training sessions will be held at 6:45 p.m. July 13 and 27 at Honolulu Hale in Room 205.
For more information, call 523-4293.
Certified Planners induct Whalen
» John P. Whalen
of Honolulu has been inducted into the American Institute of Certified Planners' College of Fellows. He is president of Plan Pacific Inc., a consulting firm he started in 1989 after he left as director of the city Department of Land Utilization.
» Rep. Blake Oshiro (D, Waimalu, Aiea, Halawa, Red Hill) has been selected from 40 emerging state leaders in the nation for the Toll Fellowship Program, sponsored by The Council of State Governments in July.
» First-place winners of the Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center's second annual Mother's Day Contest include Thomas Manago of Puohala Elementary (under 9 years old); Jason Yoshida of King Intermediate (9 to 12); and Tawny DeMello of St. Mark Lutheran (13 to 18).
» Two teams of the Hawaii Section of the American Water Works Association took second in the women's competition and fourth in the men's contest in the national pipe tapping championship in San Antonio, Texas. Both teams were comprised of employees from the Honolulu Board of Water Supply.
Na Wahine O Ka Wai (The Women of Water) consists of Anna Tanaka, Carolyn Sawai, Danielle Ornellas and coach Gary Fernandez. The men's team is made up of Andrew Freitas, Glenn Ah Yat, Aaron Asato and coach Jensen Mimuro.
» At its annual statewide 4-H Ahaolelo, the Hawaii 4-H Foundation honored Mayor Mufi Hannemann with its 2006 Gifts to Ali'i Award for outstanding leadership.
"Taking Notice" also runs on Tuesdays and Saturdays.
Police, Fire, Courts
Man dies in auto crash in Waipahu
A 34-year-old man died early yesterday after the sport utility vehicle he was riding in crashed into a tree near Waipahu High School.
Police said speed and alcohol were factors in the collision.
Police said the crash happened along Farrington Highway near Waipio Access Point Road just before 1 a.m. Police said the man was a front passenger in the car. Police said he was taken to the Queen's Medical Center in critical condition and later died.
Two other males in the car, the driver, 20, and a back seat passenger, were listed in serious condition.
This is the 52nd fatality compared to 43 at the same time last year.
Lifeguards revive man found floating in sea
Lifeguards pulled a 30-year-old man from waters near the Waikiki police substation yesterday evening.
Lifeguards found him floating face down at about 5:30 p.m., said Bryan Cheplic, Emergency Services Department spokesman.
Lifeguards performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation and were able to get a pulse back, Cheplic said.
The man was taken to Straub Hospital in critical condition, he said.
HPD seeks suspect in Kaneohe robbery
Police were seeking robbery charges last night against a 29-year-old Kaneohe woman who allegedly robbed another woman near Windward Mall Tuesday night. Police arrested her yesterday in Kaneohe for first-degree robbery.
Police are still looking for another female suspect who met the victim, 28, at the mall at 6:23 p.m. and brought her to a nearby park where the Kaneohe woman was waiting, police said.
The Kaneohe woman, who was waiting at the park, allegedly took out a knife and placed it against the victim's throat and demanded money and jewelry.
Police said the woman who picked up the victim slapped her face during the robbery. The suspects fled in a gray Dodge Stratus and police are still looking for the other suspect, described as being in her 20s.
HPD arrests pair for alleged theft in Kalihi
Police arrested a couple after they were allegedly caught stealing copper tubing from a commercial building in Kalihi on Tuesday.
The 33-year-old man and 29-year-old woman allegedly broke into a locked building in the 1800 block of Kanakanui Street about 7:30 a.m. They were arrested for investigation of second-degree burglary.
Man allegedly wields golf club in attack
Police arrested a 47-year-old man who allegedly hit another man with a golf club Tuesday night.
The suspect and the victim, 26, were arguing about 8:20 p.m. near 215 S. Vineyard Blvd. The suspect allegedly hit the victim in the head with a golf club, causing a laceration to his ear.
The suspect was later arrested for investigation of second-degree assault and the golf club was recovered.
Man arrested for alleged sexual assault
Police were seeking charges last night against a 44-year-old man who allegedly sexually assaulted his estranged wife at his workplace near the airport.
Police said the woman, 35, who is separated from her husband, went to his workplace on Waiwai Loop at 1:30 p.m. yesterday, where he allegedly sexually assaulted her.
The woman called police, who arrested the man.
He faces a first-degree sexual assault charge.
Wife allegedly threatens husband
Police arrested a 22-year-old woman who allegedly threatened her husband with a kitchen knife Tuesday.
The two were arguing at their Wahiawa residence about 1 p.m. when the woman went into the kitchen and grabbed a knife, police said. The husband, 28, told police he knocked the knife out of her hand with an upright vacuum. The wife was later arrested for investigation of first-degree terroristic threatening.