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Saturday, October 25, 2014         
Hawaii's need for affordable housing got a bit smaller recently with the opening of a low-income rental complex in Ewa Beach filled with 76 households selected from a list of about 900 applicants. Story »

Approval of a proposed constitutional amendment on the November ballot that would allow the state to spend public funds on private preschool programs is uncertain as support for the initiative continues to wane. Story »

Burglars who broke into Lau­pa­hoe­hoe Community School during Hurricane Ana made off with master keys and cash, saddling the tiny school with a $10,000 bill to rekey the whole campus. The public charter school is appealing to the community for help and support.  Story »

 
 Wait is over for 76 families
Hawaii's need for affordable housing got a bit smaller recently with the opening of a low-income rental complex in Ewa Beach filled with 76 households selected from a list of about 900 applicants. Story »
 Churches add light to Halloween fright
Should Christians celebrate Halloween or not? One controversial view is that Halloween customs pay homage to the devil and glorify superstitious pagan rituals, thereby opening a gateway to hell, a perusal of Christian websites reveals. Story »
Anyone elected to the Honolulu City Council has won a large share of power -- as one of only nine members -- that directly affects quality of life on Oahu.  Story »

Law firm that won Toyota settlement targets Takata air bags

The law firm that negotiated a $1.6 billion class action settlement with Toyota in the 2013 sudden acceleration case — and just filed suit against General Motors over that company's faulty ignition switch — is now targeting Takata air bags and Honda.

Court documents detail Kalihi stabbing

The 59-year-old victim of a stabbing in Kalihi told police that his attacker repeatedly said that he wanted to kill him as he continued to stab him, according to court documents.

Nevada puts stop to ridesharing Uber for now

It didn't take long for Uber to come to a screeching halt in Nevada. District Court Judge James Russell in Carson City has blocked Uber from offering any rides in the state through at least Nov. 7. A hearing is set for Nov. 6.

Royals beat Giants 3-2 for 2-1 World Series lead

Sparkling defense, a stingy bullpen and just enough timely hitting. That winning formula of fundamental baseball has put the Kansas City Royals ahead in the World Series.

Sex assault charges against Kanoelani custodian dropped

At the prosecutor's request, a state judge on Friday dismissed a sexual assault charge against a Kanoelani Elementary School custodian.

Matson pleads guilty to molasses spill charges

A federal magistrate judge is accepting a shipping company's guilty plea to criminal charges from a molasses spill in Honolulu Harbor but isn't approving $600,000 in community service payments.

Suspect arrested in death of 2 California deputies

A man armed with an assault rifle shot three sheriff's deputies and a civilian, killing two of the deputies and leading dozens of police officers on a wild six-hour chase and manhunt Friday that spanned two Northern California counties before the 34-year-old suspect was taken into custody.

2014 Hawaii Poll: Examining Public Opinion
History might eventually treat him more kindly than voters did during the Democratic primary in August, but the initial appraisal of Gov. Neil Abercrombie's four-year term is below average. Story »

Approval of a proposed constitutional amendment on the November ballot that would allow the state to spend public funds on private preschool programs is uncertain as support for the initiative continues to wane. Story »

The Rainbow Warrior football team faces off against the Nevada Wolfpack. Here is how they match up. Story »

Hawaii Warrior World
 
The high-octane New Orleans-based headliner will bring the Hallowbaloo festival national attention as the crew filming her Fuse TV series accompanies her to Chinatown.  Story »

Video: How to become Lady Gaga
Looking for Halloween costume ideas? See how Jackie Wiatrowski goes Gaga at Rock-A-Hula Waikiki.







 Welcome to South Dakota
The 6-acre town of Swett, S.D., is for sale with its house, two trailers, workshop and operational tavern for $430,000. Not too pricey a deal except that as owner-mayor you'd be expected to live there. Story »
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Paradise Cove’s Crab Fest
There’s something for everyone at Paradise Cove’s Crab Fest, taking place Saturday from 5 to 9 p.m. at the establishment’s Ocean Garden. More photos »
 
RECIPE: Anuhea's Beef Poke Papaya
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