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Tropical Storm Lane expected to turn into major hurricane

Tropical Storm Lane formed far out in the East Pacific Wednesday and is forecast to be a Category 3 hurricane with 120 mph winds about 1,000 miles southeast of Hawaii island when it enters the Central Pacific on Saturday. Read More

Family Fare Calendar

A weekly calendar of events in Honolulu suitable for all ages. Read More

Heat index expected to rise heading into weekend

Another hot day is forecast for Honolulu, but it’s only going to get hotter leading into the weekend, according to National Weather Service forecasts. Read More

Strong earthquake strikes off Alaska; no tsunami threat to Hawaii

A strong earthquake struck off the coast of Alaska this afternoon but does not pose a tsunami threat to Hawaii. Read More

Downed power lines close North School Street in Liliha

Honolulu police have shut down lanes in both directions on North School Street from Lanakila Avenue to Liliha Street in Kalihi due to downed power lines. Read More

Tropical Storm Lane forecast to grow into major hurricane in Central Pacific

By Monday, Lane is expected to still be a major hurricane a few hundreds of miles southeast of Hilo, with sustained winds of 115 mph and heading northwest. Read More

Farmers Market Calendar

If you run a farmers market and want it listed here, email or send information to Honolulu Star-Advertiser, 500 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 7-210, Honolulu 96813. Include time and day of market, location with street address and a phone number. Read More

Burger Hale donating portion of sales to Hawaii Foodbank

Try the latest fare at the new Burger Hale at the International Market Place on Friday and the Hawaii Foodbank gets a taste, too. Read More

Oven-made kalua pork needs little attention

This simple version of kalua pork needs very little tending as it roasts, yet it delivers a big return as a satisfying isle favorite. Read More

Heat index rises as tradewinds fade

The tradewinds have weakened and are expected to remain in the light to moderate range through the upcoming weekend, according to weather officials. Read More

Driver who died in H-1 crash identified as Waianae man

The Honolulu Medical Examiner’s Office has identified a 46-year-old man who died early Saturday in a single-vehicle crash near the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport as Joseph W. Caspino of Waianae. Read More

Hawaii Foodbank thanks community for outpouring of donations

After appealing to the public for donations last week, the Hawaii Foodbank said the community responded in a very generous and positive way, and that it received more than 128,000 pounds of food, 51,000 pounds of beverages and enough in monetary donations to provide 60,257 meals. Read More