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Friday, November 21, 2014         
Environmental groups sued the National Marine Fisheries Service on Thursday to challenge a new rule for fishing bigeye tuna, a popular species for sushi and fish steaks. Story »

He once saved two passengers in an overturned car trapped against the guardrail of an interstate highway, then carried about his business. Jamie Dixon just might be … the Most Interesting Coach in the World. Story »

@Caption1:<z9>Nuuanu Reservoir No. 4 was closed to catfish anglers in December 2009. Nearly 4,000 fishermen visited the reservoir that year. Nuuanu Reservoir will be open for fishing for one day next month, the Board of Water Supply has announced. The board wants anglers to help remove fish from the reservoir in advance of an improvement project slated for mid-2015. Story »

 
 Buy Local: Support local entrepreneurs on Small Business Saturday
This column's focus is highlighting local businesses that create made-in-Hawaii products. Today's, however, invites you to consider spending money in support of as many of them as possible this holiday season, especially next weekend. Story »
Movie Review: 'Everything' is beautiful, has gravity
The field that made scientist Stephen Hawking an international celebrity may be physics, but the reason "The Theory of Everything" is emotionally effective as an examination of his life and thought comes down to chemistry. Story »
Jennifer Sabas has been keeping busy since her former boss, U.S. Sen. Daniel K. Inouye, died in December 2012 at age 88. Resume highlights at the moment for the senator's former chief of staff include executive director of Move Oahu Forward, a pro-rail organization she joined in May 2013. Story »

Blasts from the past

Conventional wisdom holds that shield volcanoes like Mauna Loa and Kilauea don't blow their tops like Mount St. Helens. Rather, they erupt in slow-moving flows like the one plaguing Puna.

Isle hotels lag only New York's

Hawaii hotels, which set a record of $4.06 billion in total hotel revenue for the first nine months of the year, achieved the nation's second-best average daily rate and revenue per available room behind New York.

Jobless rate dips to level last seen in 2008

Hawaii's slow-growth economy is showing dramatic improvement in the unemployment ranks. The state's jobless rate declined in October for the third month in a row to hit a six-year low of 4.1 percent, matching its lowest level since the early stages of the recession.


Tegan and Sara stop for 'X' at the Republik

The twin sisters celebrate the 10th anniversary of “So Jealous,” the album that enabled Tegan and Sara Quin to move from indie/alternative folk-music circles into the mainstream arena, with a special release.

Football: Final chapter

University of Hawaii nose tackle Calen Friel's past five years are three love stories. How much does Friel love football? Enough to qualify for a frequent-MRI program. He missed his senior season at Kailua High because of a torn ACL in his left knee.

MMA: Curran hits the UFC

Hawaii's rapid increase of mixed martial arts fighters in the UFC now extends to the female divisions. Ewa Beach's Kailin Curran will become the first Hawaii-born female fighter to compete in the UFC on Saturday.

Movie Review: 'Mockingjay' lacks much action but primes fans for the finale

"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1," the first installment in the last chapter of the popular franchise, is all coil and no release. It's a taut, dark portrait of a universe upended by revolution.

VIDEO: STATE FOOTBALL PREVIEW
Star-Advertiser reporters Billy Hull and Paul Honda preview Friday's state football finals between Mililani and Punahou (D-I) and Iolani and Lahainaluna (D-II).
The twin sisters celebrate the 10th anniversary of “So Jealous,” the album that enabled Tegan and Sara Quin to move from indie/alternative folk-music circles into the mainstream arena, with a special release.   Story »
 
 
 Teacher returning to Arizona to face student-sex charges
A 45-year-old special-education teacher accused of having sex with a student in Arizona did not flee to Hawaii to avoid prosecution because she was unaware of the charges against her, the woman's lawyer said. Story »
 H.S. Football: How they match up: Mililani vs. Punahou
The one offensive unit that may be even more potent than Punahou's was built in Mililani. The Trojans are adept at spreading every defense from sideline to sideline, then handing the football to Malepeai. Story »
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 Hawaii's Backyard: Honey festival puts sweet spotlight on local bees
When most people travel, they buy mugs, postcards and T-shirts for souvenirs. Lauren Rusert comes home with honey. More than 40 jars and bottles of the sweetener are lined up on a shelf in her kitchen. Story »
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Perhaps only in France could a video game provoke an earnest philosophical debate over the decadence of the monarchy, the moral costs of democracy, the rise of the far right and the meaning of the state. Story »










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Best Friends Find ‘Fortune’ Fun
Two former Kauai High School (KHS) cheerleaders are “wheeling” over their tiny “fortune” after appearing on national television two Mondays ago. Read More »
 
Tours Seeks To Bolster Chinatown Biz
Korybski plans to expand the venture, but currently, Hanai Tours feature one tour that fuses food and history. Read More »
 

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