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Saturday, January 31, 2015         

An online video purports to show Islamic State group militants beheading Japanese journalist Kenji Goto. The video, released late Saturday, shows a militant with a British accent beheading Goto. Story »


More than 2 million Toyota, Chrysler and Honda vehicles are being recalled for a second fix for faulty air bags that may inadvertently inflate while the car is running. Story »


When Richard Stevens looks at a trail, he doesn't see a path over rock. Instead, he sees a web of life. "Think of the people flowing up and down this trail for generations. This is a place where the past is just a thin veil," said Stevens, a history instructor at the University of Hawaii Center-West Hawaii, who has worked to locate the pathways of the ancients all across North Hawaii. Story »

 
 Damien alumnus helps school make transfer to solar power
Damien Memorial School, a private coed school in Kalihi, switched on a 125-kilowatt photovoltaic system Wednesday and plans to use the savings from lower electrical bills to pay for school renovations.  Story »
Hawaiian Airlines' parent fell the most in more than 11 years —losing a quarter of its value — as declining fuel surcharges and the strength of the U.S. dollar squeezed revenue.  Story »

Teachers set to haggle with state for increase in pay, perks

The union for Hawaii public school teachers is heading back to the bargaining table with the state to negotiate for increased compensation, exercising a so-called reopener clause in teachers' 2013-2017 labor contract.

Grandmother testifies in trial of Honolulu police chief's wife

Florence Puana, the grandmother of Police Chief Louis Kea­loha's wife, testified in state court Friday that she was devastated when a reverse mortgage on her home handled by her granddaughter had not been paid off as promised.

Coach entangled in inquiry after girl's hair is cut

A friendly bet between a high school coach and a wrestler has led to a suspension and a police investigation.

American Savings posts dip in profits

American Savings Bank is taking care of old business and preparing for the future as it looks forward to becoming a stand-alone financial institution for the first time in 27 years.

Not into the game? Borrow e-books at library

A trip to the library used to mean borrowing books or DVDs to take home. But kids today are just as likely to flip through a story electronically as the pages of a physical book.

UH receives charges of serious violations

The University of Hawaii is on the clock with 90 days to contest or accept Friday's Notice of Allegations, in which the NCAA alleges multiple high-level violations by the Rainbow Warriors basketball program.

Judy Mosley's jersey to be hung at Stan Sheriff

It's about time. Not so much that it has taken this long for Hawaii to finally recognize an arena-sport athlete, which will happen when the first retired jersey is hung in the Stan Sheriff Center on Saturday evening.

VIDEO: 'IOLANI'S WINNING GOAL
Rachel Bowler's free kick in the 80th minute gave 'Iolani a 3-2 win over Punahou. It was the final play of the game. More Videos »
Jim Brickman Jim Brickman is set to share his new tunes with the “amazing” audiences in the isles. Story »

 Graphic artist created iconic images
After half a century of creating logos for Hawaii's leading businesses, graphic design artist Clarence Lee, 79, succumbed to Parkinson's disease Thursday under hospice care at Arcadia Retirement Residence.  Story »
Amid growing concerns over the budget shortfall that rail now faces, the City Council this week introduced a resolution directing the agency overseeing the project to remove all of the so-called federal "bus funds" from rail's financial plan.  Story »

A friendly bet between a high school coach and a wrestler has led to a suspension and a police investigation.  Story »




 Not into the game? Borrow e-books at library
A trip to the library used to mean borrowing books or DVDs to take home. But kids today are just as likely to flip through a story electronically as the pages of a physical book. Story »
Kalakoa: A mishmash of family fun and news
Super plays keep kids in their zone • Animal Planet's Puppy Bowl • Hear Katy ‘Roar' • Shirtless ­fans? Bingo! • The icing on the football • Calling all cheerleaders and more  Story »
 Our View: Shield law for media should be reinstated
Several bills introduced in the Legislature this session would restore to Hawaii journalists special legal protections that expired in 2013. It's reasonable to ask why. Story »
 Bowler sends 'Iolani soccer seniors off happy 
Rachel Bowler delivered the winning kick to send her seniors off right. With time running out, Bowler's free kick from about 25 yards out found the back of the goal in the 80th minute to give 'Iolani a 3-2 win over Punahou on Friday at Kozuki Stadium. Story »
It was one last game at home for senior Jerri Maluyo. She gave Leilehua fans a performance to remember. The point guard scored 27 points, grabbed eight rebounds, dished six assists and had seven steals as Leilehua routed Moanalua 72-41 on Friday night at the Mules’ gym.  Story »







 Hawaii's Backyard: Lecture series focuses on preserving cemeteries
Stones speak to Nanette Napoleon. A tombstone, she points out, can be a revealing snapshot of the deceased's life, sometimes providing information that's not documented elsewhere. Story »
There was big news last week about the entertainment lineup at Caesars Palace, where it was confirmed that Mariah Carey will take up residence in the Colosseum. Carey announced the news on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show." Story »



VIDEO: NATION & WORLD
Amid the ashes and the shards of glass, Juanita Morris found remnants of her life before Nov. 24. There was the foam mannequin head that once showcased hats, now charred from the fire. Story »






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RECIPE: Kamaboko Omelette
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Butterfly Farmer Nurtures Winged Pets
Some believe that the purpose of every butterfly is to set aside everything that was once known — to transform and embrace an entire new way of life. Read More »
 

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