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Thursday, September 18, 2014         
The University of Hawaii-Manoa Faculty Senate voted 43-16 Wednesday in favor of censuring UH President David Lassner over the group's displeasure with how Manoa Chancellor Tom Apple was fired.  Story »

A key problem causing Hawaiian Electric Co. to ask customers to cut down on evening electricity use should be resolved in two to three days, the company said Wednesday.  Story »

Despite a notice of violation from the city, the unapologetic and unrepentant organizer of a 70-foot fence blocking access from a private road to Laniakea Beach wants to replace the wooden fence with one made out of metal or rock.  Story »

 
Hawaii is a world-class destination with real-world obstacles when it comes to building traction in China's growing outbound tourism market. But the good news is that the state possesses the potential to make significant improvements that could pay off quickly given the consumer spending patterns of these visitors. Story »

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Exhibition and trunk show feature Japanese textile artist • CUSP event highlights season's best fashions • Get a free fall beauty boost • Story »
There's nothing like the threat of losing something precious to intensify appreciation for it, and to jolt complacency into action. So it is that the University of Hawaii must sharpen its strategy to monetize two valuable land parcels near its fledgling West Oahu campus. Story »

U.S. agency rejects additional protection for 2 isle fish species

Finding Nemo may be getting harder to do, but the same can't be said for two Hawaiian cousins of the orange clownfish, according to the National Marine Fisheries Service.

Flow of lava gains velocity approaching key roads

The June 27th Kilauea lava flow picked up its pace toward Pahoa on Wednesday, gaining about 3.5 yards an hour. At the current rate, lava could reach Apaa Road in nine days and Pahoa Village Road in 13 days, according to an afternoon update by the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.

Ex-defense contractor gets prison for telling U.S. secrets

A former civilian contractor sentenced to more than seven years in prison after giving classified defense secrets to his girlfriend, a Chinese national, told a judge he would never intentionally harm the United States.

Volleyball: Wahine play well, but fall

On an AYSO kind of night where Hawaii played everyone except for sophomore hitter Nikki Taylor, the Rainbow Wahine had a chance to take chances with lineups and rotations against Toyota Auto Body of Japan.

Isles advised on Chinese tourism

Hawaii is a world-class destination with real-world obstacles when it comes to building traction in China's growing outbound tourism market. But the good news is that the state possesses the potential to make significant improvements that could pay off quickly given the consumer spending patterns of these visitors.

Ferd's Words: Ain't too tough to love

When doctors removed the kidney from Ma‘ake Kemoeatu that they would transplant to his ailing younger brother Chris they marveled at its size. "About one-and-a-half-times bigger than any other kidney I've ever put in," said Dr. Stephen Bartlett.

Transplants transform a family

The miracles of modern medicine sometimes need a bit of help from serendipity. Just ask the Faisca family of Hawi on Hawaii island, now enjoying a life free of the worry and anxiety that had dogged them for nine years.

 Police chief cancels talk with female lawmakers
Honolulu Police Chief Louis Kealoha has called off a meeting set for Thursday with several members of the Hawaii Women's Legislative Caucus and three female members of the City Council. Story »
So this is how the other half lives! National Geographic explorer Daniel Lin and I swapped canoes for the journey back to Pago Pago, where our expedition should arrive sometime tomorrow. Hikianalia is sailing along south-southeast late Monday morning at   Story »

 H.S. Volleyball: Punahou polishes off stubborn 'Iolani
Year in and year out, ‘Iolani has a huge hill to climb when it faces the iron of ILH volleyball, and Wednesday night was more of the same as Punahou downed the Raiders, 25-21, 25-17, at Hemmeter Fieldhouse. Story »
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 A trip through Panama Canal is special way to see Americas
There are many ways to travel from the West Coast to the East Coast: » Flying: The most common and expedient method. » Driving: A very long road trip. » Sailing: The scenic route. » Walking: Not recommended. Story »
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