Monday, November 24, 2014         
With brilliant Waianae Range sunsets on one side, placid Pearl Harbor and the towering Koolaus on others, the views from Aloha Stadium on game days have few rivals. Story »

With little money or name recognition, former state Sen. David Ige eagerly accepted any opportunity to appear before an audience when he was a long-shot Demo­cratic candidate for governor.  Story »

Three years after Tomo­mune Matsu­naga lost his home in the 2011 tsunami in Japan, he is looking forward to again riding his personal watercraft, which was found washed up on Johnston Atoll by a Hawaii volunteer.  Story »

 TheBuzz: Web-based rental service connects boaters to vessels
A new option is available for local residents and visitors who want to get out on the water. GetMyBoat is a Web and smartphone app-based platform that connects people who want time on the ocean with owners of watercraft. Story »
Put a canine camera on pet's wish list
Pet owners looking to launch the next Internet sensation or just longing for a new view of their dog's dashing and digging won't have to shop for long to find the perfect holiday gift. Wrap up a dog harness that holds GoPro's durable cameras and watch Frisbee fetch, lazy lap naps and every memory in between come alive.  Story »
The fact that hundreds of homeless people in Hawaii haven't been here very long is no surprise to the outreach workers who spend their days trying to help poor, downtrodden, disabled, unlucky and sometimes just plain dysfunctional people manage their lives.  Story »

Officials worry serious violations to come

Some University of Hawaii officials fear multiple Level I and II violations — the most severe NCAA infractions — when the school receives a formal Notice of Allegations from the association concerning its men's basketball program, according to people who say they have been briefed on the subject.

Family's spirit still strong after fire

A family whose life turned upside down when lava from Kilauea Volcano set fire to their home of seven years said despite the recent challenges, they'll be counting their blessings this Thanksgiving.

More vagrants in Chinatown, merchants say

By midafternoon Sunday the sidewalks along Mau­na­kea and North Pau­ahi streets were nearly empty, a sight that didn't bode well for area shopkeepers still hoping to eke out a few more sales before closing time.

First Hawaiian branches out to video banking

First Hawaiian Bank is taking it up a notch in what has become a rapidly evolving industry. The state's largest bank is opening a Wai­akea branch Monday in the Prince Kuhio Plaza Mall in Hilo that will feature the only video teller machines in Hawaii.

5 Things We Love: Gifts that give back

We kick off our holiday series of things we love with gifts that give back by benefitting nonprofit organizations and charities. Next week, we offer up suggestions for made-in-Hawaii gifts.

Football: Upon further review, UH had time to spare

An electronically timed video review showed the University of Hawaii football team did have enough time for what turned out to be the game-winning touchdown in Saturday's 37-35 victory over UNLV.

Basketball: Wahine break loose

A breakout performance for Hawaii center Connie Morris powered the Rainbow Wahine basketball team to a 79-70 win over UNLV on Sunday to close the Bank of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine Classic.

Yasu Ishida, magician and storyteller, performs a traditional Japanese magic trick in Kakaako.
 Ocean Watch: Collector urchins munch up fast-growing invasive algae
Who knew that a poky marine animal the size of a snow globe could do such a stellar job of fighting aliens? Story »
 Basketball: Maui is where winners meet
The coaches of the seven Division I teams in the 2014 EA Sports Maui Invitational field have averaged better than 20 wins per season over the course of their careers. But only one will score three wins over the next three days to claim the prestigious Maui title. Story »
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 Hawaii's Backyard: Molokai's Christmas bash embraces everyone
At Molokai's Parade of Lights, Christmas exuberance is expressed in delightfully unexpected ways. One year, a float featured a whole pig cooking on a rotisserie. Another year, spectators oohed and aahed at the menagerie on an entry. Story »

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In an effort to increase holiday sales, which have fallen for the last two seasons, Barnes & Noble is hoping to lure customers into stores this Black Friday with something book lovers cannot download: signed copies. Story »

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