Friday, November 28, 2014         

Retired car dealer James Pflueger was released today from the Kauai Community Correctional Center and placed under house arrest after serving 1 1/2 months in jail for the deaths of seven people swept away in the 2006 Ka Loko Dam breach.  Story »

Chicago fire officials say one person has died and another has been injured after a shooting in Chicago's River North neighborhood. Police and fire officials say they received a report of a shooting around 4:30 p.m. Hawaii time and found two people shot in the first block of East Grand Avenue. Story »

Demonstrators temporarily shut down three large malls in suburban St. Louis on one of the busiest shopping days of the year Friday, as other rallies were held nationwide to protest a grand jury's recent decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown. Story »

 Rearview Mirror: When a call came to serve, Damien never hesitated
Jozef De Veuster was a strapping young lad who was stocky and muscle-bound, Dr. Kalani Brady says, and his parents hoped he would take over the family corn business. But that was not his calling. Story »
Movie Review: Cinematic quality lifts Snowden documentary
There are two ways to look at "Citizenfour," Laura Poitras' documentary about Edward J. Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor whose revelations of widespread surveillance launched a hundred op-ed columns a year ago.  Story »
Sometimes, the convergence of government blunders is so startling that it cannot pass unrebuked. So it was recently, when side-by-side news stories on one day revealed how "the system" is failing its citizens, from ongoing Handi-Van snafus to a mishandled negligent-homicide case, to an accused child-assaulting teacher being cleared to teach here. Story »

Ceremonies to mark Pearl attack

Air Force Gen. Lori Robinson, Pacific Air Forces commander, will be the keynote speaker at the 73rd anniversary of the Japa­nese attack on the Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7.

Fans go wild over 88-second 'Star Wars' teaser

After months of leaked images and idle speculation around director J.J. Abrams' film, Disney and Lucasfilm on Friday debuted an 88-second teaser trailer for the seventh entry into the blockbuster franchise online and in about 30 North American theaters.

Suspect arrested, charged in UH-Manoa flasher cases

A 21-year-old man linked to three reported incidents of indecent exposure on the University of Hawaii campus has been charged with three counts of misdemeanor sexual assault.

Season's fare has serious air

The hot summer months are behind us, signaling the season when movie studios turn serious. As we draw nearer December, the cinematic hotbed of silliness and sci-fi shrinks as likely Oscar nominees arrive.

Ray Rice reinstated to NFL after winning appeal

Ray Rice has won the appeal of his indefinite suspension by the NFL, which has been "vacated immediately," the players' union said Friday.

BC's Elimimian selected CFL's outstanding player

B.C. Lions linebacker Solomon Elimimian was honored Thursday night as the Canadian Football League's outstanding player, becoming the first pure defensive player to win the award.

Volcano in south Japan erupts, disrupting flights

A volcano in southern Japan blasted out chunks of magma Friday in the first such eruption in 22 years, causing flight cancellations and prompting warnings to stay away from its crater.

Peter Hook, a founding member of the Joy Division and New Order, commands high esteem from music lovers who recognize the pivotal effect of those bands on post-punk music.   Story »
 Health Department allows permits for dairy farm on Kauai
A planned Kauai dairy received approval this week for county building permits. Hawaii Dairy Farms announced Tuesday the state Department of Health has completed its review, which allowed for the approval of the building permits.  Story »
 Surfing: Moore wins Target Pro, Gilmore claims ASP title
Hawaii surfer Carissa Moore won the season-ending Target Maui Pro on Thursday at Honolua Bay, Maui. Story »
Saturday's ohana T-shirt will say it all. "Moloka'i Slide." It's what Kalei Adolpho's family and friends will wear to honor the Hawaii middle blocker on Senior Night at the Stan Sheriff Center. Story »

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 Hawaii's Backyard: Molokai's Christmas bash embraces everyone
At Molokai's Parade of Lights, Christmas exuberance is expressed in delightfully unexpected ways. One year, a float featured a whole pig cooking on a rotisserie. Another year, spectators oohed and aahed at the menagerie on an entry. Story »

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