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Monday, September 01, 2014         

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 »


Firefighters extinguished a fire in a highrise Sunday afternoon in Makiki. The fire started about 2 p.m. on the ninth floor of the Town House at 1415 Victoria St.  Story »


Freshman hitter Kalei Greeley put down a match-high 15 kills in her first start and No. 17 Hawaii rebounded from its first loss of the season by defeating San Diego State 25-16, 25-17, 23-25, 25-14 in Sunday's finale of the Chevron Rainbow Wahine Invitational volleyball tournament. 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 »

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 »

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.  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 »

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Elders focus last talk on achieving peace

The question was whether the panelists had ever used their diplomatic skills to handle a difficult conversation at home.

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.

UH prof to lead U.S. disaster group

A University of Hawaii professor has been named to a three-year term as leader of a consortium of universities and federal agencies focused on homeland security and natural disaster mitigation.

Shoppers improve on late payments

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.

TheBuzz: Thai restaurant's future brightens despite hardships

Chao Phya Thai in Windward City Shopping Center will stay open at least through the end of September. News of this has been a huge burden for restaurateur Angoon "Mama Toy" Coppedge.

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.

Volleyball: 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.

Blow the conch shell: Hokule’a and Hikianalia appear to be a go for an 11:30 a.m. local time departure from Pago Pago Harbor, bound for Apia to meet United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon and other dignitaries and partners.   Story »

 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.  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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 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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