Wednesday, November 26, 2014         

For the first time since the shooting, police officer Darren Wilson is speaking publicly to ABC News. Attorneys for Michael Brown's family vowed Tuesday to push for federal charges against Wilson. Story »

Office of Hawaiian Affairs trustee Colette Machado announced Tuesday that she would step down as chairperson of the nine-member board when the new panel takes office in December.  Story »

Former city finance director Roy Amemiya will become Mayor Kirk Caldwell's second-in-command on Jan. 1, replacing Managing Director Ember Shinn who is going back into retirement. Story »

May 28, 2014
 Hotelier leaves Royal Hawaiian to work at The Modern
Longtime hotel industry veteran Kelly Hoen is leaving Starwood Hotels & Resorts to take over as general manager of the Modern Hono­lulu, an independent luxury property that owners have been reinventing. Story »
 Food for thought
On his plate, Javy Williams of Hanapepe, Kauai, had a simple hamburger patty with no bun, several crowns of broccoli, a slice of cheese and a few packets of mayonnaise. Williams, 12, ate everything, then downed a small cup of heavy whipping cream.  Story »
The rights of convicted felons to go on with their lives after paying their debt to society should not trump the public trust. Especially when the felon in question works for the government, paid for by the taxpayers. Most especially when the victims of the crime are children, the most defenseless members of our society, without a vote and too often without a voice.  Story »

Obama takes on hecklers over immigration policy

Taking on the hecklers who've been interrupting his speeches lately, President Barack Obama argued back Tuesday with a point-by-point rebuttal of their arguments and suggested they "get the facts."

High surf advisory expanded and extended

A large northwest swell has prompted weather officials to expand a high surf advisory for most islands.

Ward Village Gateway project approved

The Hawai'i Community Development Authority today approved the first residential and commercial development in Phase Two of Howard Hughes Corp.'s Ward Village Master Plan.

Window washer fights for life after 11-story fall

A 58-year-old window washer who fell 11 stories from a building onto a moving car is "fighting for his life" and opens his eyes when relatives speak to him, his family said.

Forecasters: Wind chill will make temperatures feel cooler

The National Weather Service says a cold front which brought a few showers to the state Monday has dissipated south of the Big Island. But it left cooler weather and north winds in its wake.

Injured men file suits over restored beach

In the first lawsuits of their kind, two Oahu men allege that the state's efforts in 2012 to resupply Wai­kiki Beach with sand raised the seafloor and left them with permanent and debilitating injuries.

BYU shoots past Chaminade on Maui

Chase Fischer launched one shot after another from behind the 3-point arc, not really paying attention to anything other than the ball going through the net.

Voyagers from Hawaii and the Maoris from Aotearoa (New Zealand’s traditional name) exchanged stories of how far they had all come to get to this day, in a ceremony called a “powhiri.” More Videos »
 Ship's damage to reef costs $840,000
The owner and the operator of a 733-foot cargo vessel that ran aground near the entrance of Kalaeloa Barbers Point Harbor in 2010 have agreed to pay $840,000 for causing damage to coral.  Story »
 Basketball: Travel taxes Rainbow Warriors
Evidence of a tired University of Hawaii men's basketball team showed itself in a variety of ways in an 88-73 loss to San Francisco in the first round of the Gulf Coast Showcase at Germain Arena on Monday night. Story »
Junior outside hitter Keani Passi, the 2012 junior college national player of the year at Southern Idaho, is no longer with the Hawaii volleyball program. She played sparingly in 19 matches this season, with three starts and 30 sets played.  Story »

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 Hawaii's Backyard: Molokai's Christmas bash embraces everyone
At Molokai's Parade of Lights, Christmas exuberance is expressed in delightfully unexpected ways. One year, a float featured a whole pig cooking on a rotisserie. Another year, spectators oohed and aahed at the menagerie on an entry. Story »

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As oil prices continue to plummet, the once-dominant international cartel of producers is losing its sway over the global energy markets. At its meeting Thursday in Vienna, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, the group of 12 oil producing nations, is under pressure to at least announce modest cuts in an effort to shore up the markets. Story »

What kind of Thanksgiving gathering will you have?
30 Years Of City Lights
One of the best things about Christmas in Hawaii, Honolulu City Lights, debuts a new set of characters when the tree lights go on Dec. 6 at 6 p.m. Read More »
Zipping Along The North Shore
A new multi-zipline operation traverses some of the most amazing scenery on the North Shore Read More »

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