Monday, September 01, 2014         

APIA, SAMOA >> It was close, but Hokule'a and Hikianalia made it to Apia just in time to meet and sail with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, after battling through fierce winds and steep swells to finally leave Pago Pago. Story »

Firefighters extinguished a fire in a highrise Sunday afternoon in Makiki. The fire started about 2 p.m. on the ninth floor of the Town House at 1415 Victoria St.  Story »

Freshman hitter Kalei Greeley put down a match-high 15 kills in her first start and No. 17 Hawaii rebounded from its first loss of the season by defeating San Diego State 25-16, 25-17, 23-25, 25-14 in Sunday's finale of the Chevron Rainbow Wahine Invitational volleyball tournament. Story »

Hawaii consumers got a little better paying their credit card bills on time, resulting in fewer delinquencies in the second quarter. The 90-day delinquency rate fell slightly to 0.97 percent in the April-June quarter. Story »

Get "Lost" in our photo scavenger hunt celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 22, 2004, premiere of the ABC series that became an obsession for millions of fans around the globe.  Story »

While we are all familiar with the mushrooms we find in our grocery stores, I hear concern from home gardeners surrounding mushrooms and other fungi in our backyards.  Story »

The lasting negative effects on children exposed to domestic violence are well documented, and the harm they suffer extends beyond their families to the much broader society.  Story »

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New facilities fall to neglect

On Dec. 7, 2010, the 69th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the National Park Service dedicated a new $56 million USS Arizona Memorial visitor center with a sprawling campus to handle increasing numbers of tourists at one of the nation's most revered attractions.

Football: 'Bows fall short in season opener

In the steam and stench of the Hawaii football locker room, coach Norm Chow approached each player, offered a handshake or pat on the back, and gave thanks. "This was tough," Chow said.

The Elders speak on social media's effect on world strife

On the eve of their final public appearance in Hawaii, South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Pakistani human rights activist Hina Jilani paused to reflect on the origins of conflict in the global community

Front of lava flow emerges back into view, continues into forest

After spending several days out of sight, the front from the so-called June 27 lava flow from Kilauea has emerged from a crack in the ground, U.S. geologists reported Friday.

Childhood tunes strike a chord with Alzheimer's patients

It's sing-along time at The Plaza at Mililani, an assisted-living community for senior citizens, and David Kim and his Sing a Song of Life group are ready to give their audience a blast of some new tunes.

Hawaii's Backyard: Sightseeing bike tour engages all of the senses

The wealthy winemaker from Chile strolled into Pedal Bike Tours Hawaii's Waikiki shop with his wife and two teenage daughters and booked a Hidden Honolulu tour for the following day.

H.S. Football: Aiea beats Kailua in battle of winless teams

Aiea held off Kailua 25-14 for its first victory of the season on Saturday at the Surfriders' newly dedicated Alex Kane Stadium. Na Alii's win kept Kailua winless in a game full of punts, turnovers, penalties and other mistakes by both teams.

Blow the conch shell: Hokule’a and Hikianalia appear to be a go for an 11:30 a.m. local time departure from Pago Pago Harbor, bound for Apia to meet United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon and other dignitaries and partners.   Story »

 Emancipated farmworkers till the land
Red dust on his jeans, a farmer with a wiry build and an impish grin ducks into his plantation cottage in Kunia to take a break from the fields in the midday heat, a luxury he was forbidden for years.  Story »
 Greeley comes through
A holiday eve announced crowd of 4,554 saw a future star in freshman hitter Kalei Greeley, who put down a match-high 15 kills in her first career start. In Sunday's opener, No. 25 Arizona State turned back Ohio to claim the championship.  Story »
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 The famous and the hungry gather at always-open Mickey's Dining Car
Bill Murray, John Lithgow, Kevin Kline and Woody Harrelson can't all be wrong. Neither can Faith Hill, Meryl Streep and Lily Tomlin. Nor can Arnold Schwarz-enegger, Jesse Ventura and Lindsay Lohan … Story »

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