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Honolulu firefighters battled a wind-whipped brush fire that forced the evacuation of about 40 houses and cabins in upper Makakilo and some structures at Camp Timberline on Friday, said fire spokesman David Jenkins. Story »


Former state Rep. Bob Herkes died Thursday at Hilo Hospital. Herkes, 83, represented different portions of Hawaii island, primarily the Puna and Kona districts, for 18 years in the Legislature.  Story »


Three out of four candidates for Hawaii governor say they agree Hawaii's health exchange is a mess, taxes are burdensome and leadership style in the state's top office needs to change.  Story »

 
The bill in August for a typical household using 600 kilowatt-hours went up from July by 94 cents to $218.18, according to data released this week by Hawaiian Electric Cos., the state's largest utility provider with service to Oahu, Maui and Hawaii island. Story »

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Hawaii and Israel are on opposite sides of the world, but when it comes to matters of the heart, both stand on essentially the same ground, former Gov. Linda Lingle said at a "Pro-Israel Rally" this week at the state Capitol. Story »

They've been a known problem among Hawaii ecologists and arborists for decades, but most Hawaii residents were introduced to Falcataria moluccana, commonly called albizia, with this month's destruction from Tropical Storm Iselle. Story »

3 Japanese students killed in California car crash

Three Japanese college students were killed and five others were injured when the car they were in veered off a California freeway and struck a power pole, officials said Friday.

Elections chief defends primary decisions

The state Office of Elections is reviewing procedures and working with vendors to ensure there is no repeat of the event on Maui in which some 800 absentee mail-in ballots were discovered days after the polls had closed.

Chinese fighter jet intercepts U.S. Navy aircraft

The Obama administration on Friday accused a Chinese fighter jet of conducting a "dangerous intercept" of a U.S. Navy surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft off the coast of China in international airspace — the fourth such incident since March.

Rearview Mirror: Iconic Ranch House eatery had deep Aina Haina roots

Possibly the most iconic restaurant in East Honolulu from the 1950s to 1987 was the Ranch House in Aina Haina.

Volleyball: Passi took advice from former Wahine

Consider the odds of playing volleyball in college. How many of those on the 1,230 teams that competed at July's USAV Girls Junior National Championships will find their way onto a collegiate roster at any level?

Te'o to miss preseason game with sprained foot

The Chargers play the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, and just like last year, Te'o is skipping the third preseason game with a sprained foot.

TGIF: Ka Himeni 'Ana celebrates Hawaiian music

An important era in Hawaiian music comes to an end this weekend with the 30th annual Ka Himeni ‘Ana Hawaiian music competition Saturday at Hawaii Theatre. Richard M. Towill, founder of Ka Himeni ‘Ana and its primary underwriter during its 31-year existence, died in January.

 Makakilo brush fire threatens houses
Honolulu firefighters battled a wind-whipped brush fire that forced the evacuation of about 40 houses and cabins in upper Makakilo and some structures at Camp Timberline on Friday, said fire spokesman David Jenkins. Story »
 No. 8 Campbell drops Moanalua 
With two back-breaking drives early in the second half, No. 8 Campbell broke open a close game and soundly defeated Moanalua 34-6 in an OIA Blue Division football game Friday night in Ewa Beach. Story »
 
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Ka Himeni 'Ana celebrates Hawaiian music
An important era in Hawaiian music comes to an end this weekend with the 30th annual Ka Himeni ‘Ana Hawaiian music competition Saturday at Hawaii Theatre. Richard M. Towill, founder of Ka Himeni ‘Ana and its primary underwriter during its 31-year existence, died in January. Story »

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 Hawaii's Backyard: Beauty is everywhere at picturesque B&B
Some come for the incredible views. Others love the peace and privacy. Still others praise the breakfasts, always prepared from scratch with ingredients growing just steps from the kitchen. Holualoa Inn is among Hawaii's most memorable escapes. Story »
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