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Tuesday, July 29, 2014         

The state jury in the murder retrial of Christopher Deedy heard testimony this morning that the U.S. State Department special agent may have presented his credentials to Kollin Elderts before their scuffle that lead to Deedy fatally shooting Elderts. Story »


Gov. Neil Abercrombie and state Sen. David Ige clashed Tuesday morning on taxes, preschool and leadership style in a debate in the Democratic primary for governor. Story »


A Japanese man received a three-month sentence Tuesday for a drunken altercation with flight attendants during a trip to Hawaii for his honeymoon. Story »

 
Finance Factors, the state's largest locally owned financial services loan company, has purchased two adjacent properties at the mauka corner of Wai­alae and 8th avenues to expand its branch network. Story »

Without being fit, you can't keep up with the action, said Mili­lani AYSO volunteer referee Matt Kelley, a 48-year-old fitness buff whose workouts allow him to go stride for stride with teenage players. Story »

Once again, the reputation of the University of Hawaii's flagship Manoa campus, already in a precarious condition, is being undermined by a top- level administration shakeup occurring in greater secrecy than should exist at a public institution. Story »

Hawaii's Best 2014

Second Oahu location for H&M announced

The Swedish-based clothing chain opened a store in Waikiki earlier this year at the Waikiki Business Plaza, with its store entrance replacing the long standing mosaic fountain featuring koi swimming upstream.

Apple wants to stick around to help students

Embattled University of Hawaii at Manoa Chancellor Tom Apple says he wants to continue working to improve accessibility for students and turn around budget troubles at UH's flagship campus despite an attempt to remove him from Manoa's top post.

Basketball: NCAA investigators interview more UH players

The NCAA investigation of the University of Hawaii men's basketball program, now in its fourth month, is apparently undergoing an additional round of player interviews. At least two players, including a recent recruit, are said to have been summoned for interviews with investigators.

New markings set aside space for bicyclists

Now that the long-awaited project to repave Wai­alae Avenue is finally pau, local transportation officials are gearing up to make the major Kai­muki corridor safer for bicyclists.

Police arrest 4 teens in killing of USC student

Four teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of murder in the killing of a Chinese student who attended the University of Southern California, Los Angeles police said Monday.

American doctor who contracted Ebola in grave condition

"I'm praying fervently that God will help me survive this disease," Dr. Kent Brantly said in an email Monday to Mcray. He also asked that prayers be extended for Nancy Writebol, an American co-worker who also has fallen ill.

Friends, family mourn man, 21, killed by lightning

A rare lightning strike Sunday at Venice Beach cut short the life of a well-liked 21-year-old man eager to attend the University of Southern California this fall.

 Balloting gets started with walk-in polling
Nearly 1,000 voters cast ballots Monday on Oahu as walk-in absentee polling sites opened. In all, 953 people cast ballots in the primary election at two walk-in sites on Oahu, said Glen Taka­ha­shi, elections administrator for the City and County of Hono­lulu.  Story »
 Kokua Line: No need to declare a party to vote in primary election
Question: I just got my absentee ballot for the primary election. There was a note that said I must choose a political party to which I belong, and once I choose a party, I cannot vote for any candidate outside that party or my vote will be voided. When was this ridiculous law passed? Story »
 Ferd's Words: Adolpho trades helmet for white coat
Sacking an Ohio State quarterback in front of 104,719 predominantly scarlet and gray partisans at the Horseshoe remains a moment of considerable pride for Quinlinn Ka'uakeanihinawelau Onapaliulioke Koolau Adolpho. Story »
 







 Hawaii's Backyard: Big Isle operation shares buzz on bees and honey
When something piques Laryssa Kwoczak's interest, she makes a beeline for it. So it was in the fall of 2010 when she attended a festival for an urban farm in Philadelphia that had hives on the roof of a garage.  Story »
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