Tuesday, July 22, 2014         

Hawaii County police arrested a 38-year-old Pahoa man on suspicion of first-degree and second-degree attempted murder for allegedly trying to run down two officers Monday in his sport utility vehicle. Story »

Work crews spent Monday night through Tuesday morning clearing an intentionally clogged sewer line that sent raw sewage pouring into Palolo Stream all the way to Magic Island. Story »

Experimentation with human growth hormones by America's teens more than doubled in the past year, as more young people looked to drugs to boost their athletic performance and improve their looks, according to a new, large-scale national survey. Story »

Electricity bills keep going up for residential customers on Oahu. The bill in July for a typical household using 600 kilowatt-hours a month went up from June by more than a dollar to $217.24, according to data released Monday by Hawaiian Electric Cos., the state's largest utility provider with service to Oahu, Maui and Hawaii island.  Story »

 Health Options: No 'one size fits all' in terms of healthful eating
People often tell us that figuring out how to eat a healthful diet has become very confusing. Worldwide, different cultures have evolved a wide variety of different styles of eating that support good health.  Story »
At Zazzle and Cafepress you can upload favorite images and decorate custom journals and notebooks with different fonts and colors. There are also fun backgrounds like chevrons, animal prints, sports themes and nature motifs that can be jazzed up with monograms or catchphrases. (www.zazzle.com, www.cafepress.com) Story »

The nine members of the Honolulu City Council must respond to the needs of their individual districts while simultaneously acting as a cohesive body that advances solutions to Oahu's most pressing problems — without unduly burdening taxpayers. That's the ideal, and some Council lineups have succeeded better than others. Story »

Woman charged in Bishop Street beating death

Prosecutors charged a 42-year-old Salt Lake woman Tuesday in the beating death of a woman in Downtown Honolulu.

UH picked to finish last in MWC West division

The University of Hawaii football team is predicted to finish sixth among six West Division teams this season, according to the preseason media poll released Tuesday morning at the Mountain West Conference Football Media Days.

China meat scandal hits Starbucks, Burger King

A suspect meat scandal in China engulfed Starbucks and Burger King on Tuesday and spread to Japan where McDonald's said the Chinese supplier accused of selling expired beef and chicken had provided 20 percent of the meat for its chicken nuggets.

Company recalls fruit distributed at Costco, other stores

A Central California company has issued a voluntary nationwide recall of specific lots of its fresh peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots over concerns of possible listeria contamination.

Rain's runoff stains ocean

Gunky, rodent-filled brown water caused by last weekend's storm has kept untold thousands of people out of the ocean and cost Hale­iwa's Surf N Sea revenue in the form of lost kayak and stand-up paddleboard rentals.

Chefs to appear on 'Today' to promote Hawaii cooking

Japengo chef Jon Matsubara and chef Isaac Bancaco of Ka'ana Kitchen Andaz Maui at Wailea will appear on NBC's "Today" show Wednesday to promote Hawaiian flavors and cooking, according to Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa, the site of Japengo.

Kokua Line: City is working on a plan to allow luggage on TheBus

I live one block from a bus stop where the two airport buses, the Nos. 19 and 20, stop. You would think it would service residents who want to get to the airport without paying a lot for a taxi or shuttle.

 City is urged to preserve Natatorium memorial
Those who want to restore the deteriorating Wai­kiki War Memorial Natatorium dominated a meeting Monday night designed to gather public input on what impacts the city must consider before it can proceed with an environmental study on the proposed demolition of the historic structure. Story »
The high cost of housing helped push down Hawaii's rank for child well-being in the annual KIDS COUNT report, while keiki in the islands fared better on health measures than their mainland counterparts. Story »

 Football: Warriors hungry for a new place to set up training table
The University of Hawaii football team faces yet another glitch in preparation for the Aug. 30 season opener against Washington.  Story »

Hawaii's Best 2014

 Hawaii's Backyard: Otsuji Farm provides a taste of healthful living
"How do you like my office?" Edwin Otsuji asks as visitors admire a panorama that stretches from Diamond Head to Maunalua Bay. "Beautiful, yeah? That's why vegetables grow so well here; they love the view." Story »

Given the increase in prison escapes, what should be done about the situation?
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