Wednesday, August 20, 2014         
U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa said Tuesday that she will not legally challenge her Democratic primary loss to U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz, but the congresswoman urged the state Legislature to look into the election process to ensure every vote counts.  Story »

One alien tree species — the albizia — has been fingered in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Iselle as the primary culprit for leaving Puna a quagmire of damaged houses, blocked roads, downed power lines and blackouts.  Story »

A dramatic decrease in apparel prices kept Honolulu inflation tame and helped drop the consumer price index below the U.S. rate for the first time in 11 years. Story »

First Hawaiian Bank will host its first teller job fair Thursday for both full- and part-time positions at Oahu branch locations. Story »

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Will the third time be the charm for Lenore Klass? The folks in Koloa are crossing fingers and toes that their friendly neighborhood baker will leave Kauai in October and return home in November a millionaire. Story »

This wasn't just sticker shock. Three bids were opened last week for a large contract to build nine of the 20 stations being planned as part of the city's elevated rail project, and even the lowest bid — $294.5 million, from Nan Inc. — came in 60 percent higher than anticipated. Story »

Isle veterans air grievances to VA

High-ranking U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs officials from Washington, D.C., and Hawaii on Monday heard directly from island veterans about their long list of frustrations that include delays and the high cost of getting VA medical treatment on Oahu.

16% of educators earn top marks on new rating scale

Roughly 1 in 6 Hawaii public school teachers were deemed highly effective for the 2013-14 academic year under the state's newly implemented teacher evaluation system, while most educators were rated as effective.

Health exchange gets extension to tap fund

The Hawaii Health Connector, which was expecting its funding to end on Dec. 31, now says it can continue using federal grant money throughout 2015.

A grandmother's legacy

How many times have you caught a whiff of a dish or taken a first bite and been flooded with memories of childhood? Food is so much more than simple sustenance. It's a doorway to our histories and a link to our cultures.

Weekly Eater: Find new favorite dishes at cozy late-breakfast spot

Anicea Seiko Campanale and Hailey Berkey have been friends since they were 8-year-olds growing up in California, and although their paths diverged as adults, the two reconnected and partnered to create The Nook Neighborhood Bistro in Puck's Alley.

Football: Woolsey gets down so he can stay up

The rise of quarterback Ikaika Woolsey began with a fall. During Tuesday's full-pads scrimmage, Tuesday, Woolsey darted into the open field, exceeded the first-down marker and ... slid?

Further Review: Jay delivered a bitter pill inside his dose of truth

Contrary to what's been floating around the Twitterverse and even some mainstream mainland sports media outlets, the University of Hawaii football team isn't going anywhere in the immediate future ... except to Aloha Stadium and six venues on the continent to play football games over the next few months.

 Event to offer information, assistance on VA home loans
A free housing summit will be held Saturday to provide valuable information to military veterans and active duty members on government homeownership programs.  Story »
The Maui Police Commission has received nearly 20 applications from those seeking to become the county's next police chief.  Story »

 4 UH sports beat national, league marks
Football is one of four teams at the University of Hawaii to have an Academic Progress Rate that is above both the national and conference averages in its sport.  Story »
A drop of blood clung to Tevita Lataimua's jaw line. Flecks of black rubber from the T.C. Ching Complex's FieldTurf dotted the senior linebacker's practice jersey and pads.  Story »

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 Hawaii's Backyard: Beauty is everywhere at picturesque B&B
Some come for the incredible views. Others love the peace and privacy. Still others praise the breakfasts, always prepared from scratch with ingredients growing just steps from the kitchen. Holualoa Inn is among Hawaii's most memorable escapes. Story »

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