Thursday, October 02, 2014         
A person admitted to a Honolulu hospital was isolated because of the possibility that the patient contracted the Ebola virus, state Department of Health officials confirmed Wednesday afternoon.  Story »

Three Hawaii public elementary schools were named Tuesday as 2014 National Blue Ribbon schools for "outstanding performance and improvement efforts," the state Department of Education announced.  Story »

The former soldier suing Burger King because he swallowed needles in a sandwich said he didn't return to Hawaii for a settlement conference because he had to work, and his lawyers say the corporation hasn't taken negotiations seriously.  Story »

Island Air has lowered the miles redemption requirement for its frequent fliers. New and current Island Miles members can now earn a free flight segment for only six flight segments flown. The previous requirement was nine. Story »

 Zamora struggles, creates denim look
Last week, the "Project Runway" designers were sent outdoors to look for "real" women for a makeover challenge. Designers had trouble finding people willing to model, and Hawaii designer Kini Zamora was relieved when one girl said yes. Story »
The birth of a new public-education think tank in Hawaii represents the evolution of thought to action, as critics of Hawaii's centralized Department of Education have galvanized current Board of Education members, DOE administrators, principals and teachers to find out more about reforms that would invest more authority in the educators actually interacting with students and parents at the school level. Story »

Hot. humid. rainy. no relief coming

An unusual set of environmental conditions has conspired over the past few months to make Hawaii hotter, muggier and, well, downright yucky at times.

Gabbard, Schatz push for 2 lanes

U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard and U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz are working "every day" to persuade federal officials to rebuild lava-covered portions of Chain of Craters Road as a two-lane emergency evacuation route out of Hawaii island's lower Puna District instead of only one lane, Gabbard said Wednesday.

Crash kills H-1 driver as truck jumps rail

A 64-year-old Waipahu woman was killed Wednesday morning after the silver 2006 Dodge pickup truck she was driving leapt over a guardrail and rolled down an embankment on the H-1 freeway near Waimalu.

Halloween Fun Guide

Fun family events that are taking place around the island throughout the month of October.

Testimony endorses Ward plan

A plan to redevelop most of the Ward Warehouse retail center in Kakaako with two high-rise condominiums received mostly positive public testimony at a state hearing Wednesday.

Volleyball: Wahine aim to keep good times rolling

The scales have been unbalanced when it comes to the series between No. 24 Hawaii and this week's opponents Cal State Fullerton and UC Irvine.

Football: Warriors mix it up on road trip

The University of Hawaii football team broke from its usual routine for a road trip that is anything but routine. The Rainbow Warriors were scheduled to depart Thursday evening to travel 3,898 miles and five time zones to Houston in advance of Saturday's game against Rice.

 Hospital not paying docs, UH alleges
Wahiawa General Hospital is cutting the equivalent of 100 full-time positions amid claims that it owes University of Hawaii medical school physicians $800,000 in back pay.  Story »
 H.S. Volleyball: Moanalua outlasts Kahuku 
The OIA East girls volleyball race was razor close before Wednesday night's first-place matchup, and nothing changed by the time it was over. No. 3 Moanalua snuck out of No. 7 Kahuku's gym with a 26-24, 19-25, 15-13 victory to take the top spot in the standings. Story »
More than half the golfers in this week's Stage II LPGA Qualifying Tournament in Florida come from foreign countries. Of the 92 Americans, three are from Hawaii and they are far from home. Story »

Hawaii Warrior World

 Hawaii's Backyard: Oceanfront 'one-stop shop' for outdoor antics
Turtle Bay Resort is a "one-stop shop" for outdoor activities. The 840-acre oceanfront retreat is the centerpiece of a setting so spectacular it's been featured in more than 150 movies and TV shows. Story »

What’s your stronger reaction to Romy Cachola’s allegation that former City Council colleagues also accepted gifts unethically, just as he was accused of doing?
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