Tuesday, November 25, 2014         

Attorneys for Michael Brown's family vowed Tuesday to push for federal charges against the police officer who killed the unarmed 18-year-old, while the officer insisted in his first public statements that he could not have done anything differently in the confrontation. Story »

Former city finance director Roy Amemiya will become Mayor Kirk Caldwell's second-in-command on Jan. 1, replacing Managing Director Ember Shinn who is going back into retirement. Story »

The Hawai'i Community Development Authority today approved the first residential and commercial development in Phase Two of Howard Hughes Corp.'s Ward Village Master Plan. Story »

May 28, 2014
 Hotelier leaves Royal Hawaiian to work at The Modern
Longtime hotel industry veteran Kelly Hoen is leaving Starwood Hotels & Resorts to take over as general manager of the Modern Hono­lulu, an independent luxury property that owners have been reinventing. Story »
 Food for thought
On his plate, Javy Williams of Hanapepe, Kauai, had a simple hamburger patty with no bun, several crowns of broccoli, a slice of cheese and a few packets of mayonnaise. Williams, 12, ate everything, then downed a small cup of heavy whipping cream.  Story »
The rights of convicted felons to go on with their lives after paying their debt to society should not trump the public trust. Especially when the felon in question works for the government, paid for by the taxpayers. Most especially when the victims of the crime are children, the most defenseless members of our society, without a vote and too often without a voice.  Story »

Matson raising Hawaii rates

Rates for shippers using Matson Inc. will be paying an average 5.4 percent more.

Narrowly beaten candidate wants recount or new vote

Defeated Honolulu City Council candidate Tommy Waters, who lost the 4th District seat to Trevor Ozawa by 41 votes, wants the Hawaii Supreme Court to order either a recount by hand of the 4,455 "blank" votes recorded in the election — or a new election.

Injured men file suits over restored beach

In the first lawsuits of their kind, two Oahu men allege that the state's efforts in 2012 to resupply Wai­kiki Beach with sand raised the seafloor and left them with permanent and debilitating injuries.

Interisland cargo shrinks

The remaking of Lanai's Four Seasons hotels is keeping Young Brothers Ltd. cargo shipments flowing between Hono­lulu and the former Pineapple Island. But the additional construction activity wasn't enough to keep them from declining.

Honolulu solar permits in October plunged 58% from 2013

The number of rooftop solar permits Hono­lulu issued in October fell by 58 percent from the prior year. Still, the solar industry is hopeful sales will rebound this month and next after Hawaiian Electric Co. said earlier this month it is working fast to get more solar systems approved.

Food for thought

On his plate, Javy Williams of Hanapepe, Kauai, had a simple hamburger patty with no bun, several crowns of broccoli, a slice of cheese and a few packets of mayonnaise. Williams, 12, ate everything, then downed a small cup of heavy whipping cream.

H.S. Basketball: Hoops for the holidays

Teacher and boys basketball coach Kelly Grant remembers a time when rain meant a wet asphalt court unless then-coach Tony Sellitto found a solution. Which was, in an era without cellphones and texting, easier said than done.

Voyagers from Hawaii and the Maoris from Aotearoa (New Zealand’s traditional name) exchanged stories of how far they had all come to get to this day, in a ceremony called a “powhiri.” More Videos »
 Ship's damage to reef costs $840,000
The owner and the operator of a 733-foot cargo vessel that ran aground near the entrance of Kalaeloa Barbers Point Harbor in 2010 have agreed to pay $840,000 for causing damage to coral.  Story »
 Basketball: Travel taxes Rainbow Warriors
Evidence of a tired University of Hawaii men's basketball team showed itself in a variety of ways in an 88-73 loss to San Francisco in the first round of the Gulf Coast Showcase at Germain Arena on Monday night. Story »
Junior outside hitter Keani Passi, the 2012 junior college national player of the year at Southern Idaho, is no longer with the Hawaii volleyball program. She played sparingly in 19 matches this season, with three starts and 30 sets played.  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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The University of Virginia heads into an extraordinary meeting of its governing board on Tuesday struggling to find its footing, after a reported frat house gang rape rocked the university's vaunted reputation and genteel self-image and unleashed complaints that it had mishandled and concealed sexual assaults for years. Story »

What should be done about the aging Aloha Stadium?
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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