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Tuesday, September 30, 2014         
Hawaii island Civil Defense officials long ago gave up on the idea of trying to halt a river of 2,100-degree molten lava heading along a path of destruction toward Pahoa.  Story »

A federal judge has ruled that some 1,800 special-education students who did not earn a high school diploma before they aged out of Hawaii's public school system at 20 years old are entitled to free educational services to make up for the two years they were denied schooling as allowed under U.S. law. Story »

If the weather cooperates, Hono­lulu will be in for a spectacular pass of the International Space Station on Friday evening.  Story »

 
The fees that Hawaii's two largest banks charge their own customers for using an out-of-network ATM are higher than the average in 25 top U.S. markets.  Story »

 Good Fit: Pearl City grandfather trains to break weightlifting records
With barely a drop of sweat sliding across his tanned and weathered face, weightlifter Gary Kawa­mura lifted the barbell — laden with steel plates that weighed more than he did — and raised it in a smooth motion high above his head. Story »
Family disputes around money and property are always messy and frequently even become explosive, and on most occasions outsiders prefer simply to look away.  Story »

Cachola questions key votes on rail

State Rep. Romy Cachola says former colleagues on the Hono­lulu City Council accepted the same meals that Ethics Commission staff accuse him of taking illegally.

Man extradited from isles pleads not guilty to murder

The 46-year-old man extradited from Hawaii to face a charge of killing his Japa­nese-born wife entered a plea of not guilty in a San Diego courtroom Monday, the CBS station in San Diego reported.

Arrivals down during August

Although visitor arrivals in August declined slightly and spending was flat against the same month last year, year-to-date results for Hawaii's visitor industry continue to surpass last year's records.

ATM fees at 2 isle banks top average in survey

The fees that Hawaii's two largest banks charge their own customers for using an out-of-network ATM are higher than the average in 25 top U.S. markets.

Good Fit: Pearl City grandfather trains to break weightlifting records

With barely a drop of sweat sliding across his tanned and weathered face, weightlifter Gary Kawa­mura lifted the barbell — laden with steel plates that weighed more than he did — and raised it in a smooth motion high above his head.

Makiki man active in fight against cancer

When Phil Olsen of Makiki was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 1989, the future seemed dire. He underwent several painful biopsies to pinpoint the location of the tumor in his prostate, a walnut-size gland below the bladder.

Football: UH tackles a busy Monday in preparation for Rice

After a 70-minute football practice that spilled into twilight, Hawaii coach Norm Chow came away optimistic for Saturday's game against Rice in Houston. "It was a good practice," Chow said of the rare extended Monday practice.

FAGATELE BAY, AMERICAN SAMOA » It is what the coves of Oahu must have resembled a century ago: a place teeming with rich, healthy, diverse marine life, where the sea floor remains visible 60 feet down. Hokule‘a and Hikianalia voyaging   Story »

 Firm allegedly leads tours to molten rock
The front of a lava flow from Kilauea Volcano has not advanced since late last week, but a "small breakout flow" upslope from the leading edge has moved about 100 yards north, Hawaii County Civil Defense officials said Monday.  Story »
 H.S. Volleyball: Gaogao uses change to evolve into star player
Change is good, even if it takes a lot of work. That's what Silerolia "Lia" Gaogao knows well enough. She was part of a promising group of volleyball standouts at Maryknoll four years ago, but when the school opted to go in another direction, talent dispersed across the island.  Story »
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 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 »
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