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Hachinohe

(hächē`nōhā), city (1990 pop. 241,057), Aomori prefecture, N Honshu, Japan, on the Oirase River and the Pacific Ocean. It is a fishing and commercial port, agricultural market, and industrial and commercial center. The city has important steam power plants and is the center of an iron and sand-mining district. Cement, steel, and ammonium sulfate are also produced. The city suffered severe damage from the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, especially around its port.

Hachinohe

 

a city and port in Japan, on the northeastern coast of the island of Honshu, in Aomori Prefecture. Population, 224,000 (1974). Hachinohe is an industrial center in the Tohoku Economic Region. Its industries include ferrous metallugy, paper milling, food and condiments, and the production of chemicals, machinery, textiles, and cement. Hachinohe is a fishing port.

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AOMORI, Japan - Police arrested an American man Friday on suspicion of involvement in the murder of his former Japanese wife, whose body was found in the trunk of a burned car on railway tracks in Hachinohe, Aomori Prefecture, last July, police officials said.
Two of five missing crew members of a fishing boat were found adrift in waters off Hachinohe, Aomori Prefecture, on Thursday, but were pronounced dead later, the Japan Coast Guard said.
quake measured 4 on the Japanese seismic scale of 7 in Hakodate, Hokkaido, Hachinohe, Aomori Prefecture, and Nihohe, Iwate Prefecture, according to the agency.
airman who was arrested three weeks ago for allegedly damaging and dumping the body of his divorced Japanese wife in Hachinohe, Aomori Prefecture, was served with a fresh arrest warrant Friday on suspicion of strangling her last July.
5 from Hachinohe, Aomori Prefecture, and three other fishing boats to the Kamchatka Peninsula for the inspections after finding them inside the EEZ in the Bering Sea.
6 and 6, jolted Hachinohe, Aomori Prefecture, killing three.
Scaffolding at construction sites for a heliport in Tokyo and for highways in Kyoto collapsed, and roofs were blown away in cities including Sendai and Hachinohe, Aomori Prefecture.
will build an import base for liquefied natural gas in Hachinohe, Aomori Prefecture, with construction expected to begin by the end of 2010, company officials said Saturday.
The Cabinet Office apologized Tuesday for asking a local city education board to enlist people who would make remarks in favor of the government-proposed revision of the basic education law at a September town meeting in Hachinohe, Aomori Prefecture.
Kazuyuki Wakabayashi, of Hachinohe, Aomori Prefecture, told police officers on Monday night that he had killed Noriko Ueno and her daughter Yuki who lived in Hirono, Iwate Prefecture, and dumped their bodies in nearby mountainous areas.
The head of a branch office of the Sendai Regional Immigration Bureau in Hachinohe, Aomori Prefecture, was arrested Monday on suspicion of molesting a Filipino woman, police said.
said seats on Tokyo-bound bullet trains on lines such as the Tokaido Shinkansen Line, linking Tokyo and Osaka, and the Tohoku Shinkansen Line, between Tokyo and Hachinohe, Aomori Prefecture, were almost fully occupied.