Monday, April 21, 2014         
Honolulu has endured 12 straight weeks of rising gasoline prices, but an industry expert says fuel prices may peak finally in the next two to four weeks before a possible slide back down. Story »

In the 20-year life of the cruiser USS Port Royal, based at Pearl Harbor, some of the warship's battles have been fought at home, some with the environment and some with the Navy itself. Story »

Caroline Garcia is still trying to figure out her recent success. The 20-year-old almost singlehandedly led France to a 3-2 upset of the United States in Fed Cup competition Sunday. Story »

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E Noa Tour Corp. is marking its 40th anniversary by doing what it does each day, "sharing the aloha spirit of our islands and our people; that is our mission statement," said President Maki Kuroda. Story »

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5 Things We Love celebrates Earth Day, April 22, with this short list of things to help you embrace the green lifestyle. What are you loving this week?  Story »

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The Hawaii Tourism Authority foresees relatively rough going for the tourism industry the next few years. This year's market plateau signals the need for aggressive pricing in the leisure market, which is down domestically and is expected to slow internationally as well. Story »

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Cromwell's visitors take their last leaps

On Monday, construction will begin on a 6-foot-high aluminum fence along the sea wall to prevent jumping and injuries. The $160,000 project is expected to be completed in four weeks.

Teenage stowaway arrives on Maui in wheel well of jet

A 16-year-old boy who stowed away in the wheel well of a Hawaiian Airlines jet that traveled from San Jose, Calif., to Maui on Sunday has been released to Child Protective Services and will soon be reunited with his family.

School's Earth Day focuses on native plants

Courtney Huddleston, a sophomore at Kala­heo High School, is co-president of the school's Aina Club, which is holding its first Earth Day Celebration at the Kai­lua school Tuesday.

Credit, debit card sales growing at slower pace

Home improvement card sales rose 13.9 percent and was the second best-performing category from January through March, according to the First Hawaiian Bank quarterly business activity report released Sunday.

Garden Party: Everything's coming up roses

What do Dick Clark, Coretta Scott King and Julia Child have in common? They all have roses named after them. Those colorful blooms and dozens more are on fragrant display at the Oahu Urban Garden Center's new rose garden, which celebrated its grand opening April 12.

Full-Court Press: The Graduate, Michelle Wie

New York Times reporter Karen Crouse swears Michelle Wie has changed, says so over a Sunday brunch at the Masters.

 New law OK'd on dispensers for publications
Updated rules should make it easier for the city to maintain and regulate Wai­kiki publication dispensing racks and their enclosures. Bill 67 (2013) was signed into law Thursday by Mayor Kirk Caldwell. Story »
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 The Graduate
New York Times reporter Karen Crouse swears Michelle Wie has changed, says so over a Sunday brunch at the Masters. Story »
Nene started thinking about how it would all unfold in the middle of the night. No way could he have scripted it any better than this. 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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UH Senior Fashion Show
The 48th annual University of Hawaii Senior Fashion Show is set for April 27 at Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, featuring the designs of seven senior and seven junior designers. Read More »
BRUNO MARS AND traveling party are in town, here after their final night in Japan and ready for three nights in Hawaii at the Blaisdell beginning Friday. Welcome home, Bruno! Read More »