Tuesday, September 30, 2014         

The islands of Lanai and Oahu are under a flood advisory Tuesday after heavy rain was reported falling at almost 3 inches per hour, the National Weather Service said. Story »

The Honolulu Police Department has concluded there's no criminal case against a sergeant investigated for domestic violence. Story »

Livingston "Jack" Wong has been named chief executive officer of the Kamehameha Schools educational trust. Story »

Although visitor arrivals in August declined slightly and spending was flat against the same month last year, year-to-date results for Hawaii's visitor industry continue to surpass last year's records.  Story »

 Makiki man active in fight against cancer
When Phil Olsen of Makiki was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 1989, the future seemed dire. He underwent several painful biopsies to pinpoint the location of the tumor in his prostate, a walnut-size gland below the bladder.  Story »
Family disputes around money and property are always messy and frequently even become explosive, and on most occasions outsiders prefer simply to look away.  Story »

Officials confirm first Ebola case diagnosed in U.S.

A patient being treated at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola, the first case of the disease to be diagnosed in the United States, federal health officials announced Tuesday.

Starship set to pass isles Friday night

If the weather cooperates, Hono­lulu will be in for a spectacular pass of the International Space Station on Friday evening.

Man extradited from isles pleads not guilty to murder

The 46-year-old man extradited from Hawaii to face a charge of killing his Japa­nese-born wife entered a plea of not guilty in a San Diego courtroom Monday, the CBS station in San Diego reported.

Incidental Lives: Adult Friends for Youth helped him help his pals

Derrick Santiago never had a problem getting people to follow him. It was knowing where to lead them that took some work. "It was a very, very long process," said Santiago, the 2014 Adult Friends for Youth Young Person of the Year.

Kokua Line: Pedestrian law involves 'some subjectivity'

Question: Understandably, they are cracking down on drivers for pedestrian safety. The law, as my friends and I understand it, is that we have to stop when a pedestrian enters a crosswalk on our side of the street.

Football: UH tackles a busy Monday in preparation for Rice

After a 70-minute football practice that spilled into twilight, Hawaii coach Norm Chow came away optimistic for Saturday's game against Rice in Houston. "It was a good practice," Chow said of the rare extended Monday practice.

Good Fit: Grandfather trains to break weightlifting records

With barely a drop of sweat sliding across his tanned and weathered face, weightlifter Gary Kawa­mura lifted the barbell — laden with steel plates that weighed more than he did — and raised it in a smooth motion high above his head.

FAGATELE BAY, AMERICAN SAMOA » It is what the coves of Oahu must have resembled a century ago: a place teeming with rich, healthy, diverse marine life, where the sea floor remains visible 60 feet down. Hokule‘a and Hikianalia voyaging   Story »

 No attempt to halt or divert lava from Kilauea
Hawaii island Civil Defense officials long ago gave up on the idea of trying to halt a river of 2,100-degree molten lava heading along a path of destruction toward Pahoa.  Story »
 H.S. Volleyball: Gaogao uses change to evolve into star player
Change is good, even if it takes a lot of work. That's what Silerolia "Lia" Gaogao knows well enough. She was part of a promising group of volleyball standouts at Maryknoll four years ago, but when the school opted to go in another direction, talent dispersed across the island.  Story »
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 Hawaii's Backyard: Oceanfront 'one-stop shop' for outdoor antics
Turtle Bay Resort is a "one-stop shop" for outdoor activities. The 840-acre oceanfront retreat is the centerpiece of a setting so spectacular it's been featured in more than 150 movies and TV shows. Story »

Should a tiny African wasp be released here to control the crop-damaging Mediterranean fruit fly?
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