Wednesday, November 26, 2014         

A jury has awarded millions of dollars to an Oahu man who sued a hospital for not diagnosing a tumor in his mouth, his attorney said. Story »

Dec 3 2013 Kamehameha Schools has found a buyer for the Hawaii Kai Towne Center anchored by Costco. Story »

The police officer who fatally shot a 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun fired within 1 1/2 to two seconds of pulling up in his cruiser, police said Wednesday. During those few moments, he ordered the youngster three times to put up his hands, they said. Story »

 Matson to raise cargo rates 5.4%
It's not really a good reason to stock up on rice and toilet paper, but those items along with many other goods are going to cost more to ship to Hawaii next year.  Story »
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For Pamela Boyar and Annie Suite, food represents health and community — and the building blocks for a healthy community. And for eight years they've made a career for themselves in Hawaii based on this philosophy. Story »
The unpleasant business of balancing the University of Hawaii-Manoa's budget cost one chancellor his job and continues to bedevil his successor. UH's flagship campus, while not bleeding red ink, is drawing down on its financial reserves at an unsustainable rate.  Story »

Lack of state funds could shut long-term care facility, officials warn

One of two Hawaii Health Systems Corp.'s long-term care facilities on Oahu is in jeopardy of closing if the public hospital network doesn't receive additional state assistance by year's end.

Cosby testimony describes accuser's killed story

Bill Cosby testified under oath in 2005 that he gave the National Enquirer an exclusive interview about looming sexual-assault accusations by a Canadian woman against him in exchange for the tabloid spiking a second accuser's story.

Federal judge rules against Hawaii island GMO law

A federal judge has ruled that Hawaii County cannot enforce a law restricting cultivation of genetically engineered crops because it's pre-empted by state law.

Officials ask that drivers not stop on reopened Pahoa Village Road

Hawaii County officials planned to re-open a section of Pahoa's main road at noon Wednesday with police and Hawaii National Guard troops in the area to make sure drivers don't stop to get a look at hardened lava that came within 500 feet of the road.

3 inmates walk away, 1 arrested before Thanksgiving

Three inmates failed to return from work furlough programs on Thanksgiving eve, and a fourth missing inmate was arrested, the Department of Public Safety said Wednesday.

TheBuzz: Shaloha's pillowy pitas push wholesale expansion

The cloud-soft pitas served at the 2-year-old Shaloha restaurant in Kai­muki have proved so popular that co-owners Sagi Asis­ko­vich and Mor Elkes­lassy have formed a new company, with additional partner Ziv Memran, to expand the bakery operation's capacity and its wholesale reach.

RG3 benched: Redskins to start Colt McCoy vs. Indy

The Redskins will start Colt McCoy over Griffin on Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts, the latest development in a stunning tailspin for the 2012 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year.

This year, the NCAA has approved unlimited meals and snacks, or "training table," for all athletes. Prior to the change, only scholarship athletes would receive three meals a day or a food stipend. More Videos »
 Sales will be ringing for stores as thanks still echo
Rather than just breaking bread on Thanksgiving, Hawaii retailers are hoping consumers will take some time to break the bank instead.  Story »
 Football: Kemp is grateful for all the support
This past weekend, Hawaii wideout Marcus Kemp was trending. "I've gotten a lot of notifications on Twitter and a lot of notifications on Facebook," said Kemp, whose 20-yard scoring catch as time expired led the Warriors to a 37-35 victory over UNLV.  Story »
There is comfort in routine. Knowing what to expect, being on auto pilot where it's more about the doing than the thinking. It's been that way for the Hawaii volleyball team nearly every Tuesday since Aug. 26. Early alarms, early taping and early setup in Gym I for a 6 a.m. practice. 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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As oil prices continue to plummet, the once-dominant international cartel of producers is losing its sway over the global energy markets. At its meeting Thursday in Vienna, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, the group of 12 oil producing nations, is under pressure to at least announce modest cuts in an effort to shore up the markets. Story »

What kind of Thanksgiving gathering will you have?
30 Years Of City Lights
One of the best things about Christmas in Hawaii, Honolulu City Lights, debuts a new set of characters when the tree lights go on Dec. 6 at 6 p.m. Read More »
Zipping Along The North Shore
A new multi-zipline operation traverses some of the most amazing scenery on the North Shore Read More »

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