Monday, January 26, 2015         

The Coast Guard released dramatic videos of the rescues of the pilot and passengers of two small aircraft that crashed in separate incidents in the ocean off Hawaii Sunday as the Federal Aviation Adminstration began investigating the ocean landings. Story »

Gov. David Ige will give his first State of the State address in the House chambers at the state Capitol at 10 a.m. today.  Story »

United Airlines flight 14 from Honolulu to Newark, scheduled to depart Honolulu at 9:25 p.m. Monday has been canceled as cities across the Northeast mobilized snowplows and airlines canceled thousands of other flights ahead of a huge winter storm. Story »

 TheBuzz: Cunard ship's world cruise includes stops in Hawaii
The Cunard Lines Queen Victoria cruise ship, which has just emerged from a multimillion-dollar renovation, will be in Hono­lulu Harbor on Feb. 24. Story »
Kunia land developed without aid of historic safeguards

For more than four years, work has progressed on a sprawling subdivision for small farms in Kunia where dozens of significant historic and cultural sites dot the landscape. Some date from before Native Hawaiians had contact with the outside world.

Small planes ditched off Maui and Oahu

Coast Guard personnel responded to a pair of emergency landings in Hawaii waters Sunday. Four people were injured when a plane ditched off Barbers Point.

Resort cultivates farm growth

Turtle Bay Resort re-branded itself in recent years to better connect with Oahu's North Shore surf scene. Now the vacation destination also wants to connect with farming.

REVIEW: Hawaii's Kelsey delivers encore-worthy show

No matter how large the hall, hometown performances have a special intimacy: warm support flowing from the audience, family and familiar faces scattered through the hall, and snatches of conversation about "back when."

5 Things We Love

Innovation ensures crisp pork rinds • Ben Allison's music blends genres • A few additions improve rice paddle • Regain dewy skin with repair cream • Enjoy peanut flavor with less fat

Miguel Angel Jimenez wins the Mitsubishi Championship

Only a week removed from his mother's funeral in Spain, Miguel Angel Jimenez felt her in his heart at the most crucial moments of Sunday's final round of the Mitsubishi Championship at Hualalai.

Jesse Sapolu, Luther Elliss, Ray Schoenke, Russ Francis and the late Mosi Tatupu and Mark Tuinei were inducted into the 2015 Polynesian Football Hall of Fame. More Videos »
 Traffic safety group ranks Hawaii among top 10 best in the U.S.
For the second year in a row, Hawaii ranks among the 10 best states for its highway traffic safety laws, according to an advocacy group's annual report.  Story »
I was recently asked whether Laysan albatrosses were really nesting at Kaena Point. They sure are. The albatrosses there are one of Hawaii's best conservation success stories. Story »

Question: How is it that a TSA agent at the airport can take your personal property and keep it forever? Story »

 Possessed: Collector has the write stuff
Gladys Watanabe will have you know that the Gettysburg Address and the novels of Ernest Hemingway were written in pencil. The 83-year-old retired schoolteacher loves school supplies, especially the tools of self-expression — which explains her collection of more than 600 pencils. Story »
 Our View: Do more to lure more doctors
Nothing spells impending disaster the way this does: an aging population in need of health care with an existing shortage of doctors growing worse, day by day. Story »
 No. 4 SandBows start up
If such a degree program had been offered, Jeff Hall would have majored in volleyball at the University of the Pacific. Instead, he played collegiately for the Tigers, likely not realizing that he also was racking up credits for what would lead to an unofficial master's in coaching. Story »
Only a week removed from his mother's funeral in Spain, Miguel Angel Jimenez felt her in his heart at the most crucial moments of Sunday's final round of the Mitsubishi Championship at Hualalai. 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 »

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Hawaii Association Of Filipino Travel Agents Gala
Hawaii Association of Filipino Travel Agents hosted an awards night and holiday gala in the Hibiscus Ballroom at Ala Moana Hotel. Read More »
70th Annual Shinnen Enkai
Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce recently hosted its 70th annual Shinnen Enkai New Year’s Banquet in Manoa Grand Ballroom at Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii. Read More »

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