Thursday, October 30, 2014         

The unpredictable lava that's invading Pahoa came within 100 feet of a two-story home Wednesday and then suddenly stalled, underscoring the difficulty of predicting what the flow will do next. Story »

Did state Sen. David Ige really want to tax pensions? Was former Lt. Gov. James "Duke" Aiona actually behind teacher furloughs? Story »

Tripler Army Medical Center held its first large-scale Ebola response exercise Wednesday, simulating a patient showing up there and at the Schofield Barracks Health Clinic with symptoms of the disease.  Story »

Monique "Niki" Martin-van den Hurk, executive vice president of Aloha Auto Group Ltd., has been nominated for the 2015 Time Dealer of the Year award.  Story »

 Fashion shows to feature 2 Manila designers
Manila designers Cora Manimbo and Oskar Atendido will be on two islands for a series of events from Friday through Nov. 15, highlighted by the "Filipiniana Americana Fashion & Art Show" taking place Nov. 8 at the New Life Church. Story »
The growth of the genetically modified organism (GMO) seed development industry in Hawaii has generated a great deal of community anxiety, and the community has responded with efforts to curtail the activity.  Story »

Families evicted from Hawaiian homestead land

State deputy sheriffs have evicted six families from a Hawaiian homestead property in Waimanalo that has also been used as a farm for abandoned animals.

Waikiki homeless outreach program to begin

The Institute for Human Services, with support from the Hawaii Lodging & Tourism Association, is starting a full-time outreach program in Waikiki in the hopes that it will bring stability to the district's homeless population and end the litany of complaints that threatens the health of the state's key visitor industry.

Kokua Line: Rail system to go between new 'high-risk' flood zones

Question: The Star-Advertiser had an article about Waimalu being a flood zone. The rail is being built in this area. My understanding is that you can't build anything in a flood zone, especially the rail. Can you correct me if that's not true?

Apartment buildings near UH-Manoa refurbished

Half a century of time wasn't kind to a cluster of low-rise apartment buildings on the edge of the University of Hawaii's Manoa campus. But today the small neighborhood along Kolo Place between the H-1 Freeway and UH's athletic complex has a fresh look following a $6.6 million renovation.

Zamora back at it

Kini Zamora might be expected to take a few days off to recover from the grueling "Project Runway" stint that saw him finish in third place Oct. 23. But no, the designer noted on the show for his full-speed-ahead work ethic plunged back into sewing right away, logging 15-hour days in his "workshop" set up in his parents' Kapolei garage.

Basketball: Fotu now out

First, the University of Hawaii men's basketball team lost its head coach. Now the Rainbow Warriors will be without their best player for an indefinite amount of time.

Football: Guzman stays ready, always grateful

It is a test of mettle to play behind an ironman. Ruben Guzman is the substitute punter for a Hawaii football player with perfect attendance. Despite deep bruises and aches to several points of his body, Scott Harding has not missed a punting opportunity for the Warriors this season.

The Rainbow Warriors' Aaron Valdes and Garrett Nevels talked Wednesday about coach Gib Arnold's dismissal.
Dems engaged in 'trench warfare'
Desperate Democrats are rushing to save suddenly vulnerable House incumbents, even in states where President Barack Obama cruised to double-digit victories, amid fresh signs of Republican momentum less than a week before the midterm elections.  Story »
A group backed by biotech companies raised more than $7.9 million to fight a Maui County ballot initiative calling for a moratorium on genetically modified organisms.  Story »

As a season of "bad juju" nears an end, the Hawaii soccer team has two more chances to break the spell. Rainbow Wahine coach Michele Nagamine can only shake her head at some of the occurrences over the course of a 6-10 season to date that concludes with a two-match Big West road trip starting Thursday at UC Irvine. Story »

Hawaii Warrior World

 Hawaii's Backyard: Princeville Ranch tours explore off-road thrills
"The adventure begins where the asphalt ends" is how Princeville Ranch Adventures (PRA) promotes its two new off-road tours. Karin Carswell Guest, who owns the company with her husband, Jeff, found that was indeed the case in February. Story »

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