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Thursday, November 27, 2014         
The lava threatening Pahoa has effectively stalled, giving neighbors a reason to give thanks this Thanksgiving — while also raising anxieties about where molten rock flowing out of Kilauea Volcano will turn next.  Story »

The wheels in their heads start to turn. Then the questions come like a faucet on full blast:  Story »

The Coast Guard this week honored the captain and two crew members of the Matson container ship Manukai for rescuing three men aboard a 42-foot sailboat that was caught in Hurricane Julio in August.  Story »

 
BSN HAWAII KAI TOWNE CENTER - 03 DECEMBER 2013- Kamehameha Schools said it intends to offer for sale the buildings and other improvements at Hawaii Kai Towne Center. Pictured is signage near Costco on Keahole St. Honolulu Star-Advertiser photo by Cindy Ellen Russell
 California company buys Hawaii Kai mall
Kamehameha Schools has found a buyer for the Hawaii Kai Towne Center anchored by Costco. The state's largest private landowner announced Wednesday that California-based ValueRock Realty Partners has bought the island's fourth-largest shopping center. Story »
 What's In Store: Urban Outfitters, Fishcake+HFX, more
Urban Outfitters to open first Hawaii store • Find local designs at Fishcake, HFX event • Pop-up sellers at MORI debut • Santa tee surfs in for the holidays Story »
In this world of struggle and confrontation, Thanksgiving Day offers respite, even an escape hatch. What's better than a sumptuous meal with relatives and friends (assuming those annual familial clashes can be avoided) to provide insulation from the noise?  Story »

Find the best of Black Friday around Oahu

To help you along with holiday shopping, stores are rolling out discounts for Black Friday, which starts as early as Thursday at many stores. We've got a few places to start with around the island.

Cancer survivor gets $5.6M

Jeffrey Kim said he was relieved when his doctor at Straub Clinic & Hospital told him that the chronic and persistent pain that he had been feeling in his mouth for nearly two years was not cancer. That was in 2009.

Last living Arizona sailors to share a toast

Four of the eight remaining survivors of the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on the doomed battleship USS Arizona will drink a toast to their shipmates in arms on the 73rd anniversary of the day of infamy, the National Park Service said.

Lack of state funds could shut long-term care facility

One of two Hawaii Health Systems Corp.'s long-term care facilities on Oahu is in jeopardy of closing if the public hospital network doesn't receive additional state assistance by year's end.

Newlyweds help lift tourism

Domestic travelers kept Hawaii's visitor industry growing in October, bringing the state closer to its third consecutive annual record in visitor spending and arrivals.

Rainbows are thankful to be 6-2

Hawaii men's basketball coach Benjy Taylor admits that if someone had told him three weeks ago when he got the job that his team would start 6-2, "I would've told them they're crazy."

Football: Big boys relish big plays

After leaving Aloha Stadium last Saturday, Kody Afusia relived his final play on the field repeatedly over the next couple of days. Even without the replays, the image of Ikaika Woolsey's last-second touchdown pass to Marcus Kemp will probably remain clear in the Hawaii center's mind for quite a while.

VIDEO: RAINBOW WAHINE BASKETBALL
Ashleigh Karaitiana and the University of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine basketball team prepare to compete in the 2014 Rainbow Wahine Shootout this weekend. More Videos »
 Judge quashes Big Isle GMO ban
A federal judge on Wednesday once again ruled against efforts to ban genetically modified crops in the islands by invalidating a 2013 Hawaii County Council ordinance.  Story »
 Basketball: Arizona is best on Maui
The Wildcats of the Pac-12 Conference had the superior late-game execution as they edged the Aztecs 61-59 Wednesday night to claim their second EA Sports Maui Invitational championship in six appearances. Arizona's only previous Maui title came in 2000. Story »
Stephanie Kono and Britney Yada head into the latest "biggest" week of their golf careers immensely thankful. On Friday, Kono won the Suncoast Pro Golf Tour event at the LPGA International Hills Course in Daytona Beach, Fla., surviving a four-way playoff.  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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As oil prices continue to plummet, the once-dominant international cartel of producers is losing its sway over the global energy markets. At its meeting Thursday in Vienna, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, the group of 12 oil producing nations, is under pressure to at least announce modest cuts in an effort to shore up the markets. Story »










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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 »
 
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