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Former Schofield Barracks soldier Naeem Williams was found guilty on Thursday of capital murder for the death of his 5-year-old daughter in the first death penalty case in state history.  Story »

A Marine who admitted killing a prostitute in his Waikiki hotel room May 16 was found guilty Thursday of murder and faces life in prison without the possibility of parole. Story »

A 17-year-old boy died and his passenger escaped injury when their car went off a cliff and fell 300 feet near Honomanu Bay, the Maui Fire Department said. Story »

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Local developer Peter Savio plans to expand his Pagoda hotel brand to Maui with the purchase of the Maui Beach Hotel, an adjacent golf course and a vacant lot where the circa-1953 Maui Palms Hotel once stood.  Story »

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There's a 44-year age difference between the youngest (Lori Monden, 20) and oldest (Cynthia Verano, 64) of 15 designers to be featured during Honolulu Community College's annual senior fashion show, confirmation that a love of fashion transcends age and the ages. Story »

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Bob Dylan rolls on at Blaisdell
Seeing Bob Dylan in concert involves swimming through memories, real and imagined.  Read more »
The large pay raises an arbitration panel awarded public school principals come amid an era of rising expectations for Hawaii's public schools — expectations that will be met only if the Department of Education succeeds in holding principals ultimately accountable for the success or failure of their schools.  Story »

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U.S. seeks multibillion-dollar settlement with Bank of America

The Justice Department, building on a multibillion-dollar mortgage settlement with JPMorgan Chase last year, is aiming for a deal with Bank of America.

Measles cases reach highest level in nearly 20 years

Health officials are worried about recent U.S. measles outbreaks that so far have caused more illnesses than at the same point of any year since 1996.

Strong winds bringing April showers Thursday night

Breezy tradewinds may blow some April showers over leeward areas of the islands, including Honolulu Thursday night and Friday, National Weather Service forecasters said.

Pineda banned 10 games for pine tar, won't appeal

New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was suspended for 10 games Thursday after being caught using pine tar. He said he won't appeal the penalty that will cost him two starts.

Hannemann running for governor as independent

Former Honolulu Mayor Mufi Hannemann, hoping voters have grown weary of both Democrats and Republicans, will run for governor as an independent.

Ex-church official is accused of sex abuse 3 decades ago

On the eve of a critical deadline, a woman Wednesday sued the Roman Catholic Diocese of Honolulu and its former vicar general, Marc Alexander, accusing him of sexually abusing her 30 years ago when she was a minor and he was working at St. John Vianney in Kailua.

Additional docs soon needed for driver's license

Question: I recently renewed my license for two years and wasn't required to present any documents as I already did that in 2012 when the law required them... Would you be able to clarify the need to present documents again?

Merrie Monarch Festival
When the Polynesian Voyaging Society's two double-hulled canoes embark on their unprecedented worldwide sail next month, they aim to spread a message to protect what the group has dubbed "Island Earth."  Story »

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 UH's defensive tackle knows squat
Moses Samia returns as a leader of the Rainbow Warriors defensive front, relying on the power in his legs to hold up against double teams in the middle of the line of scrimmage. Story »
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 Photography expert helps folks take their best shot
With that brief introduction, Michael Gilbert sums up his Outdoor Photography: Light, Composition & Gesture class: The key to photography is not mastering sophisticated equipment; it's being aware of your surroundings and responding to them. Story »

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