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Monday, March 02, 2015         

The University of Hawaii football team will play 13 consecutive games without a bye according to the schedule released on Monday morning.  Story »


Fire rescue crews resumed searching for the 18-year-old Big Island student who was last seen Wednesday catching a bus from Waianae on his way to hike the Haiku Stairs. Story »


Costco says it struck a deal for Citi to be the exclusive issuer of its co-branded credit cards, with Visa replacing American Express as the card network. Story »

 Tide coming in for nonprofit
The nonprofit Wai­kiki Community Center, which broke even for the first time in 2013 and finished 2014 with a surplus, is hoping the Duke Kaha­na­moku Beach Challenge, its annual signature watersports event, will keep it riding high. Story »
2 women in critical condition after separate near-drowning incidents at Hanauma Bay

Two women were found unresponsive in Hanauma Bay waters Monday in separate apparent near-drowning incidents.

Australians pay $907 million for piece of Ala Moana Center

The transaction values Ala Moana Center at about $5.5 billion.

Kokua Line: 'Dog' Chapman gate lacks self-locking mechanism

Question: In 2011 I remember reading about a dispute over the front gate of Duane "Dog" Chapman's estate in Portlock as to the height and signage on the gate.

A&B says 90% of Collection tower in Kakaako sold

Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. said Monday 90 percent of the 464 units in its Collection tower in Kakaako have been sold with the "vast majority" going to local owners.

Unstable weather could bring more snow, rain to Hawaii island

More snow could fall and heavy rains are possible on the Big Island through mid-week. The summits of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa are under a winter weather advisory until 6 p.m., where snow, ice and freezing fog could make travel to the summit hazardous.

UH-Manoa will be smoke-free in July

The University of Hawaii at Manoa will become a smoke-free campus on July 1, according to an announcement from the university.

Woman with slain Putin critic says she didn't see his killer

The 23-year-old Ukrainian model who was with slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov tearfully recounted Monday their last dinner in a chic Red Square restaurant and their walk onto a nearby bridge — but said she did not see the gunman who pulled the trigger.

 More access to USS Utah Memorial sought
The USS Utah, a target and training ship, took two torpedoes on Dec. 7, 1941, capsized and was only partially righted using cables that are rusting away on a portion of its hull still jutting from Pearl Harbor.  Story »
Hawaii County police shot a Hilo man late Saturday night after he allegedly drove toward them in downtown Hilo during an incident that left one bystander injured.  Story »

A 63-year-old visitor from Michigan is dead and a Hawaii island police officer on administrative leave following an early morning collision on a notoriously dangerous stretch of Wa­ik­oloa Road in South Kohala on Sunday.  Story »




 5 Things We Love
Mochi fair offers sweet delights • Dolls show off attitude, spirit • Cosmetics support education for girls • Find calm while creating gifts with origami set • Celebrate with Hello Kitty figures Story »
 Volunteer help welcome but parks still city's kuleana
There's plenty to like in Mayor Kirk Caldwell's E Paka Kakou initiative, which commits to spending more to improve Honolulu's public parks, and, dovetailing with a bill before the City Council, encourages community members to also spruce up the facilities.  Story »
 Wahine pump out win over Spartans 
Sarina Jaramillo went to the plate ready to unleash some frustration. "I had some anger in me," the Hawaii shortstop said of her at-bat in the bottom of the fourth inning of Sunday's game against San Jose State. Story »
He cradled it. He clutched it. He would not let it go. The HHSAA state championship trophy, in all its koa glory, looked right at home in the long arms of Kupaa Harrison. Story »







 Hawaii's Backyard: Fashionably lathed
In the gifted hands of John Mydock, blocks of rigid wood are transformed into art that curves, bends and even seems to shine like glass. The renowned Hawaii island artist uses the painstaking processes of pyrography and pearlizing to embellish his vessels.  Story »
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It was evening at one of this city's most popular yoga centers, and teacher training was about to begin. Students wore flowing genie pants. Votive candles lit a classroom. Annie Prasad Freedom, the studio's founder, greeted arriving yogis.  Story »

Millions of Chinese, gripped and outraged, watched a 104-minute documentary video over the weekend that begins with a slight woman in jeans and a white blouse walking on to a stage dimly lit in blue. As an audience looks on somberly, the woman, Chai Jing, displays a graph of brown-red peaks with occasional troughs.  Story »



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