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Saturday, January 31, 2015         

Serena Williams won her 19th Grand Slam title, continued her unbeaten run in six Australian Open finals and extended her decade-long domination of Maria Sharapova with a commanding 6-3, 7-6 (5) win on Saturday night. Story »


January 11 2014 In a "Notice of Allegations" delivered to the University of Hawaii Friday, the NCAA is charging the men's basketball program with multiple Level I and II violations, the most severe of four categories. Story »


The 95-year-old grandmother of the Honolulu police chief's wife testified Friday that she trusted her granddaughter and was devastated when she found out a reverse mortgage on her home hadn't been paid off as promised. Story »

 
 American Savings posts dip in profits
American Savings Bank is taking care of old business and preparing for the future as it looks forward to becoming a stand-alone financial institution for the first time in 27 years.  Story »
Allenby misses cut in Phoenix Open

Robert Allenby missed the cut by a stroke in his first event since his mysterious misadventure in Hawaii. The 43-year-old Australian had a triple bogey and a double bogey in a 3-over 74. He opened with a 70 on Thursday.

Clarence Lee, designer of New Years stamps, dies

After a half a century of creating hundreds of logos for Hawaii's leading businesses, graphic artist Clarence Lee, 79, succumbed to Parkinson's Disease and died Thursday under hospice care at Arcadia.

New movie shooting on Oahu

"Lost" actor Henry Ian Cusick has joined the cast of "Pali Road," a film by Crimson Forest Entertainment now shooting on Oahu.

Weekend freeway construction will close lanes near airport

Freeway construction could affect travel plans for some Super Bowl party-goers and motorists going to the Honolulu Airport this weekend

Brothers, 6 and 11, perish in house fire

Hawaii County police said the parents of the two young boys who died Thursday in an early morning house fire in Holualoa were trying to help their children escape.

Man charged in killing of former UH athlete

A convicted drug dealer was charged Thursday with the murder of a 20th Century Fox executive and former University of Hawaii basketball player who mysteriously disappeared more than two years ago and whose remains were found in a northern Los Angeles County desert in October.

Lawmaker wants to hold state elections officer accountable

A lawmaker from the Big Island wants to hold state Chief Elections Officer Scott Nago accountable for voting problems that she says denied residents of her district the right to vote.

VIDEO: 'IOLANI'S WINNING GOAL
Rachel Bowler's free kick in the 80th minute gave 'Iolani a 3-2 win over Punahou. It was the final play of the game. More Videos »
Jim Brickman Jim Brickman is set to share his new tunes with the “amazing” audiences in the isles. Story »

 Council wants bus funds stripped from rail budget
Amid growing concerns over the budget shortfall that rail now faces, the City Council this week introduced a resolution directing the agency overseeing the project to remove all of the so-called federal "bus funds" from rail's financial plan.  Story »
The state's chief election officer would get a term of office for a shorter, two-year period and receive more scrutiny under a proposal before the Legislature.  Story »

A friendly bet between a high school coach and a wrestler has led to a suspension and a police investigation.  Story »




 Mosley's moment arrives
It's about time. Not so much that it has taken this long for Hawaii to finally recognize an arena-sport athlete, which will happen when the first retired jersey is hung in the Stan Sheriff Center on Saturday evening. Story »
It was one last game at home for senior Jerri Maluyo. She gave Leilehua fans a performance to remember. The point guard scored 27 points, grabbed eight rebounds, dished six assists and had seven steals as Leilehua routed Moanalua 72-41 on Friday night at the Mules’ gym.  Story »

Lydia Ko is one round from potentially making golf history. The 17-year-old New Zealander birdied five consecutive holes and shot a 7-under 65 in the third round of the Coates Golf Championship on Friday to take the outright lead in the LPGA Tour's season opener. Story »







 Hawaii's Backyard: Lecture series focuses on preserving cemeteries
Stones speak to Nanette Napoleon. A tombstone, she points out, can be a revealing snapshot of the deceased's life, sometimes providing information that's not documented elsewhere. Story »
There was big news last week about the entertainment lineup at Caesars Palace, where it was confirmed that Mariah Carey will take up residence in the Colosseum. Carey announced the news on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show." Story »



VIDEO: NATION & WORLD
Amid the ashes and the shards of glass, Juanita Morris found remnants of her life before Nov. 24. There was the foam mannequin head that once showcased hats, now charred from the fire. Story »






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Butterfly Farmer Nurtures Winged Pets
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