Corrections and Clarifications


POSTED: Wednesday, January 07, 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.

  » A appeal remains active by members of the Coupe family in Kona, seeking to block county condemnation of part of their land for a highway near the Hokulia development. A Page 4 headline in the Hawaii section Saturday said the suit was dismissed by the state Supreme Court. Also, future hearings on the case will not involve ethical allegations, as was stated in a subheadline on the same story. The online edition has been corrected.

» Hawaii's Education Department will propose a bill this year that would allow Superintendent Pat Hamamoto to replace staff at some of the state's lowest-performing campuses. A Page 11 story Sunday said the measure would be introduced next year. The online edition has been corrected.

» The state Council on Revenues has predicted that state tax revenues will drop $25 million in the current fiscal year from the previous year. A Hawaii Page 1 article Thursday said the estimated shortfall was about $50 million.

» About $5,000 to $8,000 in cash was discovered stolen from St. John Apostle and Evangelist Catholic Church in Mililani on Dec. 26. A Page 8 story yesterday said the discovery was made Dec. 25. The online edition has been corrected.

» The Korean Christian Church in Liliha built its original sanctuary in 1938, not 1928 as noted in an article on Today Page 4 on Dec. 27. The online edition has been corrected.