Corrections and Clarifications


POSTED: Friday, April 24, 2009

The Honolulu Star-Bulletin strives to make its news report fair and accurate. If you have a question or comment about news coverage, call Editor Frank Bridgewater at 529-4791.

» Senate Bill 1111 would increase the transient accommodation tax 1 percentage point from July 1 of this year until June 30, 2010. From July 1, 2010, to June 30, 2015, the TAT would be increased by 2 percentage points. A story on Page 5 Wednesday said the tax would increase 3 percentage points next year. The online edition has been corrected.

» The owner of Interquest Detection Canines of Hawaii visited Roosevelt High School Wednesday with her golden retriever Custer. A photo caption on Page 3 yesterday said the dog was a Labrador retriever. The online edition has been corrected.

» The survivors of Leilani “;Mama Loa”; Kalaeloa Mitchell include daughter Esther Louise Apuakehau Garbutt, whose name was omitted from an obituary on Page 44 last Friday. The online edition has been corrected.

» A story on Page 13 Tuesday said the Four Corners marker is 2.5 miles west of where it should be. Instead, according to Dave Doyle of the National Geodetic Survey, the monument marking the intersection of Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah is about 1,807 feet east of where it should have been placed in 1875.

» The Humane Society of the United States supports trapping or fencing of feral cows and bulls, not hunting. A Page 6 story yesterday incorrectly stated its opinion. The online edition has been corrected.