Tuesday, September 02, 2014         

A 49-year-old swimmer participating in the 45th annual Waikiki Roughwater Swim event Monday has died after he ran into trouble halfway through the race.  Story »

The body of a 17 year old boy was recovered from Kapena Falls this afternoon.  Story »

The Hawaii women's volleyball team dropped three spots into a tie for 20th in the first AVCA Coaches Top 25 poll of the regular season. Story »

Hawaii consumers got a little better paying their credit card bills on time, resulting in fewer delinquencies in the second quarter. The 90-day delinquency rate fell slightly to 0.97 percent in the April-June quarter. Story »

 Old playthings still delight
When Dale Cripps was a kid, his parents couldn't afford many of the battery-operated toys he wanted to play with. So in his grown-up years, he became a passionate collector of the very toys he never had.  Story »
Get "Lost" in our photo scavenger hunt celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 22, 2004, premiere of the ABC series that became an obsession for millions of fans around the globe.  Story »

The lasting negative effects on children exposed to domestic violence are well documented, and the harm they suffer extends beyond their families to the much broader society.  Story »

Inquiries begin into nude celebrity photo leaks

Intimate images of the Oscar winning actress began appearing online on Sunday and nude images purported to be of other female celebrities were also being circulated online. The source of the leak wasn't immediately known.

U.S. eating habits improve a bit, except among poor

Americans' eating habits have improved -- except among the poor, evidence of a widening wealth gap when it comes to diet. Yet even among wealthier adults, food choices remain far from ideal, a 12-year study found.

Americans detained in North Korea call for U.S. help

North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and -- watched by officials as they spoke -- called for Washington to send a high-ranking representative to negotiate for their freedom.

Emancipated farmworkers till the land

Red dust on his jeans, a farmer with a wiry build and an impish grin ducks into his plantation cottage in Kunia to take a break from the fields in the midday heat, a luxury he was forbidden for years.

Cinnamon's to open restaurant in Waikiki

Cinnamon's, the popular mom and pop restaurant in Kailua, will open its second isle location in November at the Ilikai in Waikiki. The restaurant, which is replacing the Ilikai Bar & Grill, will occupy roughly 12,000 square feet.

Urban Gardener: Mushrooms and other fungi are natural and beneficial

While we are all familiar with the mushrooms we find in our grocery stores, I hear concern from home gardeners surrounding mushrooms and other fungi in our backyards.

Football: Five big plays from Hawaii's 17-16 loss to No. 25 Washington

1. Nice start • 2. Roughing • 3. Too tricky • 4. Field position • 5. Closing time

APIA, SAMOA >> It was close, but Hokule’a and Hikianalia made it to Apia just in time to meet and sail with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, after battling through fierce winds and steep swells to finally leave Pago Pago.   Story »

 Actor remembered as trailblazer with a warm heart
Honolulu-born James Shigeta, who overcame a social barrier by becoming one of the first Asian-American actors to land leading roles in Hollywood, including interracial romances beginning in the late 1950s, was remembered for his warmth and kindness Sunday by dozens of friends and family members.  Story »
 Greeley comes through 
A holiday eve announced crowd of 4,554 saw a future star in freshman hitter Kalei Greeley, who put down a match-high 15 kills in her first career start. In Sunday's opener, No. 25 Arizona State turned back Ohio to claim the championship.  Story »
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Hawaii's Best 2014

 The famous and the hungry gather at always-open Mickey's Dining Car
Bill Murray, John Lithgow, Kevin Kline and Woody Harrelson can't all be wrong. Neither can Faith Hill, Meryl Streep and Lily Tomlin. Nor can Arnold Schwarz-enegger, Jesse Ventura and Lindsay Lohan … Story »

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