Thursday, September 18, 2014         

The University of Hawaii-Manoa Faculty Senate voted 43-16 Wednesday in favor of censuring UH President David Lassner over the group's displeasure with how Manoa Chancellor Tom Apple was fired. Story »

Hawaii Women's Legislative Caucus perplexed by police chief's move to delay meeting set to address accountability issues tied to the handling of a domestic violence case involving a police officer. Story »

Scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory have been monitoring every twist and turn of lava creeping unpredictably toward communities in a rural and isolated Big Island district. Story »

Hawaii is a world-class destination with real-world obstacles when it comes to building traction in China's growing outbound tourism market. But the good news is that the state possesses the potential to make significant improvements that could pay off quickly given the consumer spending patterns of these visitors. Story »

 What's in Store
Exhibition and trunk show feature Japanese textile artist • CUSP event highlights season's best fashions • Get a free fall beauty boost • Story »
There's nothing like the threat of losing something precious to intensify appreciation for it, and to jolt complacency into action. So it is that the University of Hawaii must sharpen its strategy to monetize two valuable land parcels near its fledgling West Oahu campus. Story »

Hawaii defense contractor gets 7 years in military secrets case

A former civilian defense contractor working at the U.S. military's Pacific headquarters was sentenced to seven years and three months in prison on Wednesday for divulging military secrets to his Chinese girlfriend.

Computer models conflict over return of tradewinds

There's a possibility cooling tradewinds could return next week. But computer forecast models are at odds over whether the high pressure system that brings tradewinds to Hawaii will build or be blocked by another weather system north of the islands.

House grudgingly approves arms for Syrian rebels

The Republican-controlled House voted grudgingly to give the administration authority to train and arm Syrian rebels on Wednesday as President Barack Obama emphasized anew that American forces "do not and will not have a combat mission" in the struggle against Islamic State militants in either Iraq or Syria.

Cardinals RB Dwyer arrested on assault charges

Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer has been arrested on aggravated assault charges in connection with two altercations at his home in late July involving a 27-year-old woman and an 18-month-old child.

2 pedestrians killed on Oahu roads identified

The Medical Examiner's Office identified two pedestrians killed in separate accidents this month.

State requests information on Aloha Stadium development

The State Department of Accounting and General Services announced today it is, "requesting information from the public and qualified vendors about the feasibility, estimated costs and potential approaches to designing, building, and financing a new stadium and ancillary development on the current Aloha Stadium site."

 Fence fight
Despite a notice of violation from the city, the unapologetic and unrepentant organizer of a 70-foot fence blocking access from a private road to Laniakea Beach wants to replace the wooden fence with one made out of metal or rock.  Story »
So this is how the other half lives! National Geographic explorer Daniel Lin and I swapped canoes for the journey back to Pago Pago, where our expedition should arrive sometime tomorrow. Hikianalia is sailing along south-southeast late Monday morning at   Story »

 H.S. Volleyball: Punahou polishes off stubborn 'Iolani
Year in and year out, ‘Iolani has a huge hill to climb when it faces the iron of ILH volleyball, and Wednesday night was more of the same as Punahou downed the Raiders, 25-21, 25-17, at Hemmeter Fieldhouse. Story »
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 A trip through Panama Canal is special way to see Americas
There are many ways to travel from the West Coast to the East Coast: » Flying: The most common and expedient method. » Driving: A very long road trip. » Sailing: The scenic route. » Walking: Not recommended. Story »

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