Tuesday, July 29, 2014         

U.S. State Department special agent Christopher Deedy took the witness stand Thursday afternoon for the first time in his retrial for second-degree murder in the shooting death of an Oahu man in 2011. Story »

University of Hawaii President David Lassner released a statement Tuesday apologizing that a reported attempt by him to remove Manoa Chancellor Tom Apple has become "a public spectacle."  Story »

Tropical Depression Genevieve, which is on a track to pass south of the islands, is regaining strength, forecasters said Tuesday. Story »

Finance Factors, the state's largest locally owned financial services loan company, has purchased two adjacent properties at the mauka corner of Wai­alae and 8th avenues to expand its branch network. Story »

Imagine asking the most respected matriarchs of Hawaiian culture and hula to bare their bosoms to raise awareness about breast cancer. It's a daunting request, especially of your elders. Story »

Once again, the reputation of the University of Hawaii's flagship Manoa campus, already in a precarious condition, is being undermined by a top- level administration shakeup occurring in greater secrecy than should exist at a public institution. Story »

Hawaii's Best 2014

Rare 'ahinahina plant blooming at Haleakala

The rare ahinahina, found nowhere else in the world, are currently flowering atop the summit at the Kalahaku Overlook or on the 4- to 6-mile hikes into the summit basin along the Sliding Sands Trail.

4 charged with murder in death of USC student

Four teens were charged Tuesday with murder in the beating of a University of Southern California graduate student with a baseball bat and wrench as he walked to his off-campus apartment after meeting with a study group.

Police looking for Kapolei Foodland theft suspect

Police said the man entered the Kapolei Foodland at 6:40 p.m. Wednesday, selected some items and exited the store without paying for them.

3-month sentence for Japan-Hawaii flight assault

A Japanese man received a three-month sentence Tuesday for a drunken altercation with flight attendants during a trip to Hawaii for his honeymoon.

Hawaiian Electric may charge more during peak hours

The Hawaiian Electric Cos. said Tuesday it has filed a plan with the state to provide customers incentives to use more electricity during off-peak hours and less power during peak hours.

H&M announces second Oahu location

The Swedish-based clothing chain opened a store in Waikiki earlier this year at the Waikiki Business Plaza, with its store entrance replacing the long standing mosaic fountain featuring koi swimming upstream.

Lawyers for Hollywood sex abuse accuser want out

Lawyers for a former child model accusing 'X-Men' director Bryan Singer of sex abuse say they want out of the case because their relationship with the accuser has deteriorated.

Abercrombie and Ige clash in Kona debate
Gov. Neil Abercrombie and state Sen. David Ige clashed Tuesday morning on taxes, preschool and leadership style in a debate in the Democratic primary for governor. Story »
 Diabetes report stresses exercise
If you have any doubt about whether eating right and exercising will help fend off the effects of diabetes, think again.  Story »
 H.S. Football: Kapolei's offense could be the key to success
The only football head coach in Kapolei history is quick to point out that big doesn't necessarily translate to talented or powerful. But big, as coach Darren Hernandez concedes, is a good place to start when it comes to the Hurricanes' offensive line.  Story »

 Hawaii's Backyard: Big Isle operation shares buzz on bees and honey
When something piques Laryssa Kwoczak's interest, she makes a beeline for it. So it was in the fall of 2010 when she attended a festival for an urban farm in Philadelphia that had hives on the roof of a garage.  Story »

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