Tuesday, March 03, 2015         

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

Hikers conducting their own search for missing Hawaii island student Daylenn Pua reported that they heard a cry for help near the Koolau ridge line early Monday evening, prompting the Honolulu Fire Department to extend its extensive land and air search for one more day. Story »

Residents, labor union members and farmers packed a room at Kapo-lei Hale Monday night and debated whether Hoo-pili, a proposed 1,554-acre development plan by D.R. Horton-Schuler Homes, should be built on prime agricultural land between Ewa and Kapo-lei. 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 »
Students find well-liked teacher dead in California classroom

A Southern California teacher who committed suicide by hanging herself in her classroom was a well-liked 31-year-old photography instructor, authorities said Monday.

Cops: Man taped women in fitting rooms, shared on porn sites

A man sneaking around on his hands and knees videotaped dozens of naked girls and women in dressing rooms at one of the country's largest malls and then posted the clips on pornography websites, police said Monday.

Costco strikes credit card deal with Citi, Visa

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.

Mom convicted of killing son, 5, by poisoning him with salt

A woman who blogged for years about her son's constant health woes was convicted Monday of poisoning him to death by force-feeding heavy concentrations of sodium through his stomach tube.

Elimimian returns to UH as assistant coach

A little more than a decade after completing his University of Hawaii football-playing career, Abraham Elimimian was back on campus on Monday as a full-time assistant coach.

Parents sue county, landlord over Santa Barbara rampage

The parents of the first three victims of a deadly rampage in Santa Barbara last year are suing the county, the Sheriff's Department and the apartment building where the killer lived, contending they ignored numerous warning signs that he was violent and unstable.

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.

 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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After a recent government crackdown on the multibillion-dollar career-training industry, stricter limits on student aid and devastating publicity about students hobbled by debt and useless credentials, some for-profit schools simply shut down. Story »

He has publicly declared that "the Jews" control America, that apostates can be killed, that the United States is the world's "biggest terrorist" and that the Sept. 11 attacks were an "inside job" by President George W. Bush. Story »


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