Friday, April 18, 2014         
The Honolulu Salary Commission is proposing 8 percent raises be given to Mayor Kirk Caldwell, City Council members and most department heads starting July 1. Story »

Republican state Sen. Sam Slom said the U.S. Government Accountability Office will investigate the Hawaii Health Connector's use of $204 million in federal grants. Story »

The search for the next University of Hawaii president could wrap up before the summer, as regents have turned their attention to a shortlist of candidates. Story »

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Construction is likely to begin by the end of this year on The Collection, a complex with 467 condo units at the old CompUSA site in Kakaako, the president of Alexander & Baldwin Inc. said Thursday. Story »

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The directorial debut for ace cinematographer Wally Pfister is very watchable, but the narrative flaws and logical leaps sabotage sustained enjoyment. "Transcendence" looks and sounds like a Christopher Nolan film that got attacked by malware. Story »

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Excitement builds for Bruno Mars
The enthusiasm for the Hawaii-born, Roosevelt High School grad Bruno Mars is growing as he prepares to perform again at the Blaisdell Arena.  Story »
Only about 42 percent of Hawaii's working-age adults hold college degrees, but by 2018 it's estimated that more than 65 percent of good-paying jobs here will require some college education.  Story »

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City eager to display rail construction

With its court battles behind it, Oahu's elevated rail project is poised to become a concrete-and-steel reality and city officials have launched an effort to show the public the construction that's already happening.

Turtle Bay deal keeps land safe from growth

The owner of Turtle Bay Resort on Oahu's North Shore has agreed to sell some of its development rights to the state, the city and a trust for $48.5 million in a deal that will reduce the resort's expansion plan and preserve much undeveloped land.

Rearview Mirror: Iconic palace replicated in a winter wonderland

An Iolani Palace outside Hawaii? I was looking through old photos of Iolani Palace in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser archives a few years ago, and one stunned me -- it showed snow falling around the palace.

TGIF: Bruno Mars returns amid a wildly successful career

Excitement gripped Honolulu immediately when concert promoter "Uncle Tom" Moffatt announced that he was bringing Hawaii-born, Roosevelt High School grad Bruno Mars back to the Blaisdell Arena. Mars' three Honolulu shows sold out in less than two hours.


Golf: Stanford, Wie, Kerr shoot bogey free

Michelle Wie has emphasized staying in the moment over the first two rounds of the LPGA Lotte Championship. For Angela Stanford, maintaining a similar mind-set was a necessity during her tour of Ko Olina Golf Club on Thursday morning.

H.S. Softball: Taunu‘u, Waianae whip Leilehua

Lauren Taunu'u hit a double, triple and a grand slam to lead the Waianae Seariders past host Leilehua 10-1 in an OIA Red West softball game on Thursday.

Name in the News: Tony Gill

Tony Gill is a second-generation labor attorney and former Democratic Party of Hawaii official who believes that only people who publicly support a particular political party should be able to pick its candidates.

 Bail denied for defendant in dismemberment case
A murder defendant accused of dismembering his alleged victim was ordered Thursday by Circuit Judge Karen Ahn to remain in custody pending trial without the opportunity for release on bail. Story »
U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard is making her first trip to Japan, South Korea and China as a member of Congress. Gabbard, a Democrat, announced Thursday she will be part of a mostly Republican delegation to meet with leaders in the three Asian powerhouse nations. Story »

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 Wily happy to put headaches behind
These are indeed brighter days for Hawaii running back Faga Wily. He is relatively healthy. He is participating again in the Rainbow Warriors' spring practices. And Easter Sunday is the due date for he and his wife's first child. Story »
Michelle Wie shot a 5-under 67, her best round in the three years of the LPGA Lotte Championship at Ko Olina Golf Club, placing her at 7 under and a shot behind leader Angela Stanford entering the weekend. Story »

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 Educational escapes take visitors off beaten path
Karen Lockwood met her husband, Andrew, in 1995, when they were students at Amherst College in Massachusetts. He was from Hawaii; she was from California. Both were new to New England and wanted to explore it together. Story »

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Kaimuki Music Store Carries On Legacy
Now, nearly 70 years later, Harry’s Music Store is run by Harry’s nephews, Alan and Clay Yoshioka, whose father Clifford was one of the store’s founders. Read More »
Housing Made Affordable
At a time when it seems like all residential development is geared toward luxury high-rises, a group of young professionals has been successfully building and selling homes for middle-class residents of Oahu. Read More »