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Tuesday, September 16, 2014         

American ground troops may be needed to battle Islamic State forces in the Middle East if President Barack Obama's current strategy fails, the nation's top military officer said Tuesday as Congress began debating Obama's plan to expand airstrikes and train Syrian rebels. Story »


The lava flow in Puna advanced about 270 yards to the northeast since Monday, Hawaii County Civil Defense officials said after an overflight of the flow Tuesday morning. Story »


A man with a broken leg, a second man and a 10-year-old boy managed to swim to shore safely Sunday night after their boat capsized off Kauai's west side. Story »

 
On Monday, Hawaiian Airlines unveiled the Jimmy Hogg memorial wall to pay tribute to the Hawaiian Airlines pilot and aviation pioneer for whom the airport code is named. On Maui the airport code for Kahu­lui Airport is OGG. Story »

Get 'Lost' in our photo scavenger hunt celebrating the 10th anniversary of the ABC series that became an obsession for millions of fans around the globe. Use the clues we've provided to find eight 'Lost' locations on Oahu and take a selfie at each spot for a chance to win cash, movie tickets and more. More details / how to enter »
 Good Fit: Puppy powered
Kim Springer never thought adopting a dog was going to help lower her cholesterol and get her into better shape.  Story »
As the baby-boomers have aged over the decades, they've left an outsized imprint on how society is structured and how communities are built. They took charge in the workplace, and the business world adapted to women pushing for top jobs and other trend lines. Story »

Hawaii air crews join anti-ISIS attack effort

Two Hawaii Air National Guard KC-135 Strato-tank- ers are refueling fighters and bombers that are part of increasing U.S. airstrikes on the Islamic State in Iraq.

Hawaii makes the cut for Obama Presidential Library

Hawaii officials have three months to submit a formal bid to host Barack Obama's future presidential library following Monday's announcement that the University of Hawaii is one of four institutions selected to compete for the center.

Homeless services set to be relocated

Relocation of a facility geared toward helping homeless adults with mental illnesses to the city's Pau­ahi Hale housing complex in Chinatown should be completed by the end of the year, officials with the city and the Safe Haven project say.

Incidental Lives: Veteran honors POW/MIAs with annual motorcycle trip

A dozen years ago, Wahiawa resident Ray Santana caught a story on the nightly news about the Rolling Thunder Ride for Freedom, an annual cross-country motorcycle ride in support of prisoners of war/missing in action, and decided on the spot that he just had to do it.

Hawaii Kai midrise planned

A repeatedly stalled residential development project in Hawaii Kai has its third new name and is slated for its fourth launch next month as a luxury rental apartment complex on a site representing one of the few remaining opportunities to build homes in the East Oahu neighborhood.

Good Fit: Puppy powered

Kim Springer never thought adopting a dog was going to help lower her cholesterol and get her into better shape.

Basketball: Schedule change could prove costly for 'Bows

What was supposed to be a $25,000 payday for the University of Hawaii men's basketball team has the appearance of becoming a $75,000 swing the other way while forcing the Rainbow Warriors to crisscross the country in the first three weeks of the season.

 Suspect due in court Tuesday allegedly threw sand at seal
A preliminary hearing will be held Tuesday in District Court for a homeless man who was arrested after being warned last week to stay away from a Hawaiian monk seal, one of the most endangered marine mammals in the world.  Story »
The voyaging canoes Hokule‘a and Hikianalia are on Swains Island this weekend after strong winds led navigators to detour from the original plan of journeying to Fakaofo, Tokelau. Under the guidance of master navigator Nainoa Thompson, apprentice navigators Jenna Ishii   Story »

 Football: Harding is MWC special teams player of the week
In the 27-24 victory over Northern Iowa last Saturday, Scott Harding had his most prolific performance as a punter. Seven of his 11 punts were placed inside the 20, including one that was downed at the 1.  Story »
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 A trip through Panama Canal is special way to see Americas
There are many ways to travel from the West Coast to the East Coast: » Flying: The most common and expedient method. » Driving: A very long road trip. » Sailing: The scenic route. » Walking: Not recommended. Story »
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Rebuilding Aloha United Way
City Mill is much more than a hardware store. President and CEO Steven Ai is building support for Aloha United Way 2014 Read More »
 
East vs. West: Spare The Citizenry
Anjem Choudary, a British extremist, says the flag of Islam will fly over the White House. It never will. Read More »
 

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