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Tuesday, September 30, 2014         
Hawaii island Civil Defense officials long ago gave up on the idea of trying to halt a river of 2,100-degree molten lava heading along a path of destruction toward Pahoa.  Story »

A federal judge has ruled that some 1,800 special-education students who did not earn a high school diploma before they aged out of Hawaii's public school system at 20 years old are entitled to free educational services to make up for the two years they were denied schooling as allowed under U.S. law. Story »

If the weather cooperates, Hono­lulu will be in for a spectacular pass of the International Space Station on Friday evening.  Story »

 
The fees that Hawaii's two largest banks charge their own customers for using an out-of-network ATM are higher than the average in 25 top U.S. markets.  Story »

 Good Fit: Pearl City grandfather trains to break weightlifting records
With barely a drop of sweat sliding across his tanned and weathered face, weightlifter Gary Kawa­mura lifted the barbell — laden with steel plates that weighed more than he did — and raised it in a smooth motion high above his head. Story »
Family disputes around money and property are always messy and frequently even become explosive, and on most occasions outsiders prefer simply to look away.  Story »

Cachola questions key votes on rail

State Rep. Romy Cachola says former colleagues on the Hono­lulu City Council accepted the same meals that Ethics Commission staff accuse him of taking illegally.

Man extradited from isles pleads not guilty to murder

The 46-year-old man extradited from Hawaii to face a charge of killing his Japa­nese-born wife entered a plea of not guilty in a San Diego courtroom Monday, the CBS station in San Diego reported.

Incidental Lives: Adult Friends for Youth helped him help his pals

Derrick Santiago never had a problem getting people to follow him. It was knowing where to lead them that took some work. "It was a very, very long process," said Santiago, the 2014 Adult Friends for Youth Young Person of the Year.

Kokua Line: Pedestrian right-of-way law involves 'some subjectivity'

Question: Understandably, they are cracking down on drivers for pedestrian safety. The law, as my friends and I understand it, is that we have to stop when a pedestrian enters a crosswalk on our side of the street.

ATM fees at 2 isle banks top average in survey

The fees that Hawaii's two largest banks charge their own customers for using an out-of-network ATM are higher than the average in 25 top U.S. markets.

Football: UH tackles a busy Monday in preparation for Rice

After a 70-minute football practice that spilled into twilight, Hawaii coach Norm Chow came away optimistic for Saturday's game against Rice in Houston. "It was a good practice," Chow said of the rare extended Monday practice.

Raiders fire coach Dennis Allen

The decision was announced soon after the Raiders returned from London, where they lost their 10th straight game dating to last season.

FAGATELE BAY, AMERICAN SAMOA » It is what the coves of Oahu must have resembled a century ago: a place teeming with rich, healthy, diverse marine life, where the sea floor remains visible 60 feet down. Hokule‘a and Hikianalia voyaging   Story »

 Eatery fined for removing health inspection placard
The state Department of Health has fined the owners of Iyo Udon restaurant at Ala Moana Center $11,000 for intentionally removing a yellow "conditional pass" placard and for food safety violations during a health inspection.  Story »
 H.S. Volleyball: Gaogao uses change to evolve into star player
Change is good, even if it takes a lot of work. That's what Silerolia "Lia" Gaogao knows well enough. She was part of a promising group of volleyball standouts at Maryknoll four years ago, but when the school opted to go in another direction, talent dispersed across the island.  Story »
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 Hawaii's Backyard: Oceanfront 'one-stop shop' for outdoor antics
Turtle Bay Resort is a "one-stop shop" for outdoor activities. The 840-acre oceanfront retreat is the centerpiece of a setting so spectacular it's been featured in more than 150 movies and TV shows. Story »
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