Thursday, April 24, 2014         

The jury in the Naeem Williams capital murder trial has reached a verdict which is expected to be read shortly before federal Judge J. Michael Seabright in U.S. District Court in Honolulu. Story »

A 17-year-old boy died and his passenger escaped injury when their car went off a cliff and fell 300 feet near Honomanu Bay, the Maui Fire Department said. Story »

A security video shows the California boy who survived stowing away on a jetliner dangling his feet from the aircraft's wheel well after arriving in Hawaii, before jumping 8 to 10 feet to the ground and collapsing, an airport official says. Story »

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The U.S. Treasury stands to make $35.9 million from the sale of 2.85 million Central Pacific shares at $12.75 each. Shown is Central Pacific Bank's branch at South King Street. When the real estate meltdown left Central Pacific Bank on the brink of collapse more than three years ago, it restructured its loan portfolio and raised $325 million in investor capital to stay afloat.  Story »

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There's a 44-year age difference between the youngest (Lori Monden, 20) and oldest (Cynthia Verano, 64) of 15 designers to be featured during Honolulu Community College's annual senior fashion show, confirmation that a love of fashion transcends age and the ages. Story »

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The large pay raises an arbitration panel awarded public school principals come amid an era of rising expectations for Hawaii's public schools — expectations that will be met only if the Department of Education succeeds in holding principals ultimately accountable for the success or failure of their schools.  Story »

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Hannemann running for governor as independent

Former Honolulu Mayor Mufi Hannemann, hoping voters have grown weary of both Democrats and Republicans, will run for governor as an independent.

Savio buys Maui Beach Hotel

Local developer Peter Savio plans to expand his Pagoda hotel brand to Maui with the purchase of the Maui Beach Hotel, an adjacent golf course and a vacant lot where the circa-1953 Maui Palms Hotel once stood.

Ex-church official is accused of sex abuse 3 decades ago

On the eve of a critical deadline, a woman Wednesday sued the Roman Catholic Diocese of Honolulu and its former vicar general, Marc Alexander, accusing him of sexually abusing her 30 years ago when she was a minor and he was working at St. John Vianney in Kailua.

Where lawmaker lives to be debated in court

The state Intermediate Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday that the Circuit Court can hear a legal challenge to state Rep. Calvin Say's residency.

Kokua Line: Additional documents soon needed for driver's license

Question: I recently renewed my license for two years and wasn't required to present any documents as I already did that in 2012 when the law required them... Would you be able to clarify the need to present documents again?

Solar survey blisters HECO

Hawaiian Electric Co. and its sister utilities did not fare well in a new opinion poll that showed 9 out of 10 residents in their service areas believe the companies have slowed rooftop solar installations to protect their profits.

Ageless appeal

There's a 44-year age difference between the youngest (Lori Monden, 20) and oldest (Cynthia Verano, 64) of 15 designers to be featured during Honolulu Community College's annual senior fashion show, confirmation that a love of fashion transcends age and the ages.

Football: Samia knows squat

As a building block for the Hawaii defensive line, Moses Samia knows the importance of a solid foundation. The senior returns as a veteran leader for a Rainbow Warriors defensive front undergoing a renovation and relies on the power stored in his legs to hold up against double teams in the middle of the line of scrimmage.

Merrie Monarch Festival
Hilo nursery’s flowers carry on Merrie Monarch tradition
Green Point Nurseries donated the flowers for the Merrie Monarch, as part of an annual tradition.  Read more  »
 Environmental chiefs vow to support Hokule'a trip
When the Polynesian Voyaging Society's two double-hulled canoes embark on their unprecedented worldwide sail next month, they aim to spread a message to protect what the group has dubbed "Island Earth."  Story »
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 Top of the order for Leilehua too much for Kailua in OIA playoffs
The Mules' first two batters in the order -- Chenoa Au and Tiana Cantero-Kawelo -- combined to score five runs and drive in six in Leilehua's 13-3 win over Kailua in the first round of the OIA Red softball playoffs Wednesday. Story »
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 Photography expert helps folks take their best shot
With that brief introduction, Michael Gilbert sums up his Outdoor Photography: Light, Composition & Gesture class: The key to photography is not mastering sophisticated equipment; it's being aware of your surroundings and responding to them. Story »

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