Wednesday, September 17, 2014         

The University of Hawaii-Manoa Faculty Senate voted 43-16 Wednesday in favor of censuring UH President David Lassner over the group's displeasure with how Manoa Chancellor Tom Apple was fired. Story »

Scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory have been monitoring every twist and turn of lava creeping unpredictably toward communities in a rural and isolated Big Island district. Story »

Three Honolulu police officers were injured and in stable condition and a 47-year-old man was arrested Wednesday after a traffic stop in Wahiawa led to a police chase that ended with a car crash in Mililani.  Story »

Oahu residents can check the community's energy consumption as often as every hour with energy measuring tool Island Pulse.  Story »

 Top chef at Alan Wong's strives to bring out best in staff's skills
For Miya Nishimura, chef de cuisine at Alan Wong's, the secret to success is an attitude of openness -- to direction, critique and hard work.  Story »
The push to build a center in Honolulu honoring President Barack Obama has percolated mainly at the University of Hawaii, which is leading the bid.  Story »

Hawaii defense contractor gets 7 years in military secrets case

A former civilian defense contractor working at the U.S. military's Pacific headquarters was sentenced to seven years and three months in prison on Wednesday for divulging military secrets to his Chinese girlfriend.

Computer models conflict over return of tradewinds

There's a possibility cooling tradewinds could return next week. But computer forecast models are at odds over whether the high pressure system that brings tradewinds to Hawaii will build or be blocked by another weather system north of the islands.

House grudgingly approves arms for Syrian rebels

The Republican-controlled House voted grudgingly to give the administration authority to train and arm Syrian rebels on Wednesday as President Barack Obama emphasized anew that American forces "do not and will not have a combat mission" in the struggle against Islamic State militants in either Iraq or Syria.

Cardinals RB Dwyer arrested on assault charges

Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer has been arrested on aggravated assault charges in connection with two altercations at his home in late July involving a 27-year-old woman and an 18-month-old child.

2 pedestrians killed on Oahu roads identified

The Medical Examiner's Office identified two pedestrians killed in separate accidents this month.

State requests information on Aloha Stadium development

The State Department of Accounting and General Services announced today it is, "requesting information from the public and qualified vendors about the feasibility, estimated costs and potential approaches to designing, building, and financing a new stadium and ancillary development on the current Aloha Stadium site."

 High energy tune-up

Hawaii's match against toyota auto body offers more than an exhbition; it promises to be a high-energy tune-up.

 New Kapolei campus is named Hookele
A new elementary school being built in Kapo­lei will be called Hoo­kele Elementary to convey the idea of navigating 21st-century learning.  Story »
So this is how the other half lives! National Geographic explorer Daniel Lin and I swapped canoes for the journey back to Pago Pago, where our expedition should arrive sometime tomorrow. Hikianalia is sailing along south-southeast late Monday morning at   Story »

 Football: Warriors need some backup backs
Hallmark does not make sympathy cards for college football teams with depth concerns at running back. "That's life in the big city," Hawaii running backs coach Wayne Moses said. "I don't see anybody with the violin for me." Story »
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 A trip through Panama Canal is special way to see Americas
There are many ways to travel from the West Coast to the East Coast: » Flying: The most common and expedient method. » Driving: A very long road trip. » Sailing: The scenic route. » Walking: Not recommended. Story »

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