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Wednesday, July 23, 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 more than 103,000 gallons of 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 »

 
Matson Inc. has finalized a proposed legal settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice and a whistleblower over fuel surcharge reimbursements that will cost the Hawaii-based ocean cargo transportation company $10 million.  Story »

 The Weekly Eater: Diner en Blanc dazzles in event's Honolulu debut
They came with their picnic baskets and tables and chairs and linens, congregating in the parking lot of Iolani Palace for the inaugural Diner en Blanc Hono­lulu event Saturday.  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 »

Other than a very few hot electoral battles this election cycle — Sen. Malama Solomon will face off again with her predecessor in that Hawaii island seat, Lorraine Inouye — there will be few challenges to the status quo in the Legislature. 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.

 911 Report
Woman, 42, charged in beating death • Man arrested upon release from hospital • Suspect charged with attempted murder  Story »
Hot, thirsty, hungry and tired, a team of four sunburned men from the four corners of the world rowed into the Ala Wai Boat Harbor on Tuesday afternoon, ending an epic 43-day journey across the Pacific. Story »

 Football: Rainbows projected last in West Division
As widely expected, a media poll predicted the University of Hawaii football team will finish last — sixth out of six teams — in the Mountain West Conference's West Division this season.  Story »
 

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 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 »
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Lanakila: More Than Meals On Wheels
As Lanakila Pacific turns 75, there’s lots to celebrate because of the many ways the organization makes it possible for those with disabilities to live more independently. Read More »
 
Hawaii’s Falling Epidemic
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