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Tuesday, September 02, 2014         

Island Air Chief Executive Officer Paul Casey is being replaced by David Pflieger, who is leaving his position as president and CEO of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.-based Silver Airways. Story »


President Barack Obama has approved assigning 350 additional troops to protect the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad and its support facilities. Story »


The Medical Examiner's office identified the 48-year-old man who died while participating in the 45th annual Waikiki Roughwater Swim event on Labor Day as Daniel Mindich. Story »

 
If you hadn't noticed, Hawaii is an isolated island state dependent on connectivity. Our cable and broadband must be the best we can find. We need every megabit we can get. The faster it is, the less isolated we are.  Story »

Get 'Lost' in our photo scavenger hunt celebrating the 10th anniversary of the ABC series that became an obsession for millions of fans around the globe. Use the clues we've provided to find eight 'Lost' locations on Oahu and take a selfie at each spot for a chance to win cash, movie tickets and more. More details / how to enter »
 Good Fit: Tango studio teaches dancers how to strut their stuff together
Tango is known as the dance of love and passion. But it can also be one heck of a fun workout. Laughter, sweat and high heels routinely fill Brett and Jenny Griswold's small Chinatown dance studio, Paradise Tango. Story »
Having decided that building affordable rental apartments makes more sense than trying to sell condominiums to people with limited incomes, the developer of the Ward Village master-planned community wants to alter construction plans at one of its sites in Kakaako.  Story »

It's no longer safe to recline your airplane seat

Three U.S. flights made unscheduled landings in the past eight days after passengers got into fights over the ability to recline their seats. Disputes over a tiny bit of personal space might seem petty, but for passengers whose knees are already banging into tray tables, every inch counts.

TV stations blacked out on DirecTV

A retransmission dispute has blacked out both KGMB-TV and KHNL-TV on the DirecTV satellite television system throughout the state of Hawaii.

UH Foundation raised $98.6M

The nonprofit organization that fundraises to support Hawaii's public university system has raised a record-breaking $98.6 million in the fiscal year.

Home Depot probes possible credit card data breach

The Atlanta home improvement retailer told The Associated Press Tuesday that it's looking into "unusual activity" and that it's working with both banks and law enforcement.

Family: Joan Rivers on life support

Joan Rivers' family is confirming that the comedian is on life support after going into cardiac arrest last week during a procedure at a doctor's office.

Hours changing for 8 Oahu state parks

Eight Oahu state parks will close one hour earlier beginning Tuesday as they switch to a fall-winter schedule.

Louisville replaces Washington in Top 25 after UH game

The Huskies slogged through a 17-16 victory at Hawaii with backup quarterback Jeff Lindquist and fell out of the rankings

APIA, SAMOA » Crew members from the Hokule‘a and the Hikianalia were treated to a homecoming — Samoan-style — when they were invited by the paramount chief of the nearby village of Matautu on Monday to join in a traditional   Story »

 Labors of love help save seals
Daniel Boone Dunlap, better known as DB Dunlap, talks about his grandchildren with enthusiasm. He knows details about where they've been, how long they've slept and how much they've been growing. He's tracked them from the time they were born. There's Pua, Meli and Kainoa.  Story »
 Pascua sisters deliver Rainbow Wahine victory in OT
Just 1 minute and 31 seconds into extra play, sophomore Kama Pascua slotted a through ball past two defenders to her older sibling Krystal, who was money to the upper opposite post for an instant 2-1 victory. 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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Ronald Mcdonald House Charities Golf Classic
Funds raised support the nonprofit organization in providing a home-away-from-home for seriously ill children and their families. Read More »
 
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