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A student recently crowned freshman class Homecoming prince walked into his Seattle-area high school cafeteria Friday and opened fire, killing one person and shooting four others — including two of his cousins — before turning the gun on himself, officials and witnesses said. Story »


Gov. Neil Abercrombie today signed a request for a presidential disaster declaration for assistance to supplement local emergency protective measures in response to the ongoing Kilauea lava flow. Story »


An insect that's harmful to vegetable crops has been found on Maui. Story »

 
 Senbei business endures with tough-cookie ethic
Ishiharaya is a three-generation family business established in Waipahu during Hawaii's plantation era. Its familiar packages of tea cookies in various shapes and flavors, custom-made fortune cookies and gift sets are the company's focus. Story »
Movie Review: Murray slips back into familiar grizzled role in "St. Vincent"
A big, sloppy wet kiss of a movie about an old grouch, a sweet kid and their odd-couple friendship, "St. Vincent" has a couple of things going for it — mostly Bill Murray. For some time now, Murray has been burnishing his cult in Wes Anderson films. Story »
Local gamers will be using their skills to do good by participating in a 24-hour gaming marathon as part of Extra Life, an international charity event that raises money for Children's Miracle Network hospitals. Story »

Heading into the general election with a 12 percentage point lead in the latest sampling from the Hawaii Poll, state Sen. David Ige is showing evolving strength in his campaign. Story »

Court documents detail Kalihi stabbing

The 59-year-old victim of a stabbing in Kalihi told police that his attacker repeatedly said that he wanted to kill him as he continued to stab him, according to court documents.

Nevada puts stop to ridesharing Uber for now

It didn't take long for Uber to come to a screeching halt in Nevada. District Court Judge James Russell in Carson City has blocked Uber from offering any rides in the state through at least Nov. 7. A hearing is set for Nov. 6.

Royals beat Giants 3-2 for 2-1 World Series lead

Sparkling defense, a stingy bullpen and just enough timely hitting. That winning formula of fundamental baseball has put the Kansas City Royals ahead in the World Series.

Coral bleaching off Oahu, Kauai continues

Large sections of coral reef on windward Oahu and parts of Kauai are continuing to suffer from high ocean temperatures, raising the risk that they will die, scientists said Friday.

Sex assault charges against Kanoelani custodian dropped

At the prosecutor's request, a state judge on Friday dismissed a sexual assault charge against a Kanoelani Elementary School custodian.

Matson pleads guilty to molasses spill charges

A federal magistrate judge is accepting a shipping company's guilty plea to criminal charges from a molasses spill in Honolulu Harbor but isn't approving $600,000 in community service payments.

Suspect arrested in death of 2 California deputies

A man armed with an assault rifle shot three sheriff's deputies and a civilian, killing two of the deputies and leading dozens of police officers on a wild six-hour chase and manhunt Friday that spanned two Northern California counties before the 34-year-old suspect was taken into custody.

2014 Hawaii Poll: Examining Public Opinion
History might eventually treat him more kindly than voters did during the Democratic primary in August, but the initial appraisal of Gov. Neil Abercrombie's four-year term is below average. Story »

Above the water, the effects of 73 years on the partially sunken warship USS Utah are evident at its resting place just off Ford Island. The target and training ship took two torpedoes on Dec. 7, 1941, capsized and was only partially righted using cables that are still apparent on the rusting hull, the National Park Service said. Story »

In the business that is Hawaii football, freshman Nick Nelson has the corner office. As a starting cornerback, Nelson often is isolated against a receiver. It is a freedom that comes with responsibility and much attention. Story »

Hawaii Warrior World
 
The high-octane New Orleans-based headliner will bring the Hallowbaloo festival national attention as the crew filming her Fuse TV series accompanies her to Chinatown.  Story »

Video: How to become Lady Gaga
Looking for Halloween costume ideas? See how Jackie Wiatrowski goes Gaga at Rock-A-Hula Waikiki.







 Welcome to South Dakota
The 6-acre town of Swett, S.D., is for sale with its house, two trailers, workshop and operational tavern for $430,000. Not too pricey a deal except that as owner-mayor you'd be expected to live there. Story »
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Paradise Cove’s Crab Fest
There’s something for everyone at Paradise Cove’s Crab Fest, taking place Saturday from 5 to 9 p.m. at the establishment’s Ocean Garden. More photos »
 
RECIPE: Anuhea's Beef Poke Papaya
In honor of her first job at Mama’s Fish House, she made us her version of beef poke in a papaya — very ono! Read More »
 

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