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Dennis oda / doda@staradvertiser.comPolice cordoned off the Farrington High School auditorium after part of its roof collapsed during a thunderstorm Friday afternoon. New Hope Oahu's insurer says it paid $279,295 in damage claims resulting from the collapse of Farrington High School's auditorium in 2012. Story »


Hello Kitty cuteness is taking over Little Tokyo in downtown Los Angeles as the city hosts the first Hello Kitty fan convention. Story »

VIDEO: GIB ARNOLD SPEAKS ABOUT HIS DISMISSAL FROM UH
The Rainbow Warriors' former coach says he has not been given due process by the university.

Police on Thursday arrested a 23-year-old man in connection with a Waikiki robbery in July. Story »

 
What will bring visitors back to Hawaii once they've experienced its famous sun, sand and surf? And, how can the state get first-timers to visit if they aren't beachgoers? Story »

 Winning Halloween video merges horror with humor 
Scaring people and then making them laugh may not be the classic model for a horror movie, but don't bother telling Aiea writer Courtney Takabayashi and her friends. They had so much fun making their first video, "March On," that they want to make another one. Story »
Resilience is more than an individual personal trait, it's a collective community asset, one that must be learned, taught and handed down through the generations.  Story »

State count on the rise amid nationwide decline

The number of homeless counted annually in Hawaii has climbed 18 percent since 2010 while the national tally has dropped steadily, according to a report released Thursday by the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Site of WWII Japanese plane crash might lie under Ewa Beach golf course

Out at the Hoakalei Country Club in Ewa Beach, near the 18-hole golf course's clubhouse, may be something that definitely doesn't belong: the hastily buried remains of a Japanese aircrew whose dive bomber went down Dec. 7, 1941, during the attack on Pearl Harbor.

Rearview Mirror: Brown's two grave markers signify 1 love of his life

Last month I wrote about Francis H. I'i Brown, Hawaii's greatest golfer. Teddi Hussey wrote in to say she was related to Francis' longtime girlfriend, Winona Nancy Love, who was a well-regarded hula dancer.

All kinds of scares available for Halloween

Alert! A zombie apocalypse is coming to Chinatown. But instead of brains and blood, these undead creatures will be craving booze. The Hawaii Zombie Crawl IV is set for Saturday night. We've got a comprehensive list of spooky Halloween events around the isles to help you plan.

 

Winning Halloween video merges horror with humor

Scaring people and then making them laugh may not be the classic model for a horror movie, but don't bother telling Aiea writer Courtney Takabayashi and her friends. They had so much fun making their first video, "March On," that they want to make another one.

Golf: Lum's legacy of excellence

Waialae Country Club celebrated the end of an era and the continuation of a rare feat last week when Allan Lum retired as general manager after 36 years. Lum is only the second GM at the club, made more remarkable when you ponder all the demands of the job.

Basketball: Arnold doesn't want to fight for job, but is determined to clear his name

In an interview that ranged between the manner of his firing as head men's basketball coach to the current ineligibility of Fotu, Arnold was at his most emotional speaking of what the Rainbow Warriors might have been under his leadership in the upcoming season.

An Oct. 15 Washington Place reception served as a preview for Amy Hanaiali'i and Willie K's appearance as guests of the Hawaii Pops, as the organization kicks off its new season. "This (album) is the first major project we've done in a while," Hanaiali'i said. "We hadn't worked together in 10 years."   Story »

Dems engaged in 'trench warfare'
Desperate Democrats are rushing to save suddenly vulnerable House incumbents, even in states where President Barack Obama cruised to double-digit victories, amid fresh signs of Republican momentum less than a week before the midterm elections.  Story »
A group backed by biotech companies raised more than $7.9 million to fight a Maui County ballot initiative calling for a moratorium on genetically modified organisms.  Story »

In an interview that ranged between the manner of his firing as head men's basketball coach to the current ineligibility of Fotu, Arnold was at his most emotional speaking of what the Rainbow Warriors might have been under his leadership in the upcoming season. Story »

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 Hawaii's Backyard: Princeville Ranch tours explore off-road thrills
"The adventure begins where the asphalt ends" is how Princeville Ranch Adventures (PRA) promotes its two new off-road tours. Karin Carswell Guest, who owns the company with her husband, Jeff, found that was indeed the case in February. Story »
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I wouldn’t call it a quest needing to be filled before some fateful date, but until Oct. 17 I had never been to a Kahuku football game in Kahuku. Somehow, this just seems like a mistake for any area sports fan. Read More »
 
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