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Friday, July 25, 2014         

Forecasters say it's too early to say exactly when and how the remnants of Tropical Storm Genevieve will affect our weather, but it may bring muggy weather and some rain around the middle of next week. Story »


A retired chief trainer of federal officers said in state court Friday that agents who go to the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center are instructed and trained to draw their firearm only if they intend to use it. Story »


Chef Mark Noguchi is expanding his brand in Kakaako in a bigger way with Mission, a lunch eatery to open at the Mission Houses Museum Sept. 15. Story »

 
Southwest Airlines reiterated Thursday that Hawaii is one of the destinations it is considering for expansion while Allegiant Air, which already serves the state, said a day earlier that it is not planning to go much beyond its current level of service. Story »

 Class times are cinema highs
Classrooms are a microcosm of humanity, rife with drama, humor, romance, intrigue and tragedy — and a fertile backdrop for films. Hawaii students preparing to return to campus can earn extra credit by cramming with our back-to-school favorites.  Story »
If you insist on walking into an actual polling booth for this primary election, Monday is your first chance, as that's when absentee voting starts. If you are a permanent absentee voter, your ballot should be on your kitchen table ready to fill out. Story »

Hawaii's Best 2014

Cellphone unlocking set to become legal again

Congress passed a bill Friday that makes it legal to "unlock" cellphones so the devices can — at least in some instances — be used on other carriers.

Carjacked SUV hits crowd, killing 3 young siblings

Two men carjacked a woman at gunpoint but soon sped out of control, killing three children Friday as they plowed into a group selling fruit to raise money for their church, Philadelphia police said.

Steve Ozark, Hawaii's 'Caterer to the Stars,' dies

Ozark was remembered as a concert caterer who satisfied the biggest names in the business -- from Santana to Bob Dylan to Neil Diamond to Mick Fleetwood.

Police suspect at least 3 groups in recent spate of robberies

Honolulu police said there may be at least three different individuals or groups involved in fast-food restaurant, convenience store and bank robberies in the last few months.

Hawaii's Jerome Williams picks up first win with Rangers

Former Waipahu High star Jerome Williams pitched six solid innings while becoming the team-record 31st pitcher used this season by the Texas Rangers, and they beat AL West-leading Oakland 4-1 on Friday night.

Movie Review: 'Lucy' worth discovering

Like some demented combination of "Taken" and Terrence Malick's "The Tree of Life," "Lucy," the latest from Luc Besson, is a full-out action movie — and a sober rumination on the nature of existence. It is both things, effectively and sincerely.

Name in the News: Wayne Pfeffer

In his rare free moments at home in Kailua, Wayne Pfeffer does his best to enjoy his new Hawaii environment. At 62, the two daughters are grown, he has remarried and makes sure he takes what time remains to head to the beach and bike paths.

 Ban bills stall as Council seeks plan for homeless
The City Council Zoning and Planning Committee voted Thursday to defer indefinitely three bills banning sitting and lying on sidewalks and two bills banning urination and defecation in Waikiki and elsewhere on Oahu. Story »
 Football: Washington will wait to name starting QB until just before playing UH
Washington expects to wait until the final week and a half before its Aug. 30 season-opening game with Hawaii to name a starting quarterback in the wake of the suspension of Cyler Miles.  Story »
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 Hawaii's Backyard: Otsuji Farm provides a taste of healthful living
"How do you like my office?" Edwin Otsuji asks as visitors admire a panorama that stretches from Diamond Head to Maunalua Bay. "Beautiful, yeah? That's why vegetables grow so well here; they love the view." Story »
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