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 Testimony endorses Ward plan
A plan to redevelop most of the Ward Warehouse retail center in Kakaako with two high-rise condominiums received mostly positive public testimony at a state hearing Wednesday.  Story »
Island Air has lowered the miles redemption requirement for its frequent fliers. New and current Island Miles members can now earn a free flight segment for only six flight segments flown. The previous requirement was nine. Story »

Hawaii bankruptcy filings continued their downward trend in September and remain on pace to reach their lowest yearly total since before the recession.  Story »

The owner of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser is expanding by purchasing the two Hawaii island newspapers.  Story »

 Business Briefs
Kaimuki's trendy SALT restaurant closes • Koele hotel to house workers next year • PUC approves green energy program; and more Story »
Haseko Hawai‘i Inc. has sold its Hoakalei Country Club in Ewa Beach to Hi- rakawa Shoji Group of Japan, the companies said Wednesday. Hirakawa Shoji will begin operating the 18- hole Ernie Els designed course in December 2014. Story »

Larry Ellison has sketched out a rough picture for a new era on Lanai. It is how the world's fifth-richest person sees the future of an island he owns. Yet without fine details, it's hard for many residents to judge whether the picture is nice or not.  Story »

If you had walked into Ione and Don Adams' Kaneohe home Wednesday, the only hint that it was not actually Christmas would have been the unusually high temperature and humidity outside. Story »

Why do some people live long healthy lives while others seem to fall ill early and often and then succumb to chronic disease? Dan Buettner, founder of Blue Zones and National Geographic Fellow, traveled across the globe to find the secret behind longevity.  Story »

The New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel is celebrating two anniversaries this year. The first is the 60th anniversary of its founding in 1954 by Shigeo and Akino Shigenaga.  Story »

We need more parks on Oahu. We also need to come to terms on integrating rail into urban Oahu. Can parks and rail live on the same platform? Here in the best weather in the world, no one can say we live in a tree-lined, park-filled city.  Story »

The drama is over for Angoon "Mama Toy" Coppedge. Coppedge and her partners Monday signed a new five-year lease with a five-year option for the newly re-branded Mama Toy's Chao Phya Thai restaurant. Story »

“Akamai Money” seeks out local experts to answer questions about business in Hawaii. If you have an issue you would like us to tackle, please email it to business@star- advertiser.com and put “Akamai Money” in the subject line.  Story »

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Star-Advertiser Print Replica
What is a Print Replica?

The Print Replica of the newspaper is a page-by-page replica of the day's printed newspaper - including all stories, sections, photos and ads - not including advertiser preprints - in PDF like form. It can be viewed on your computer's web browser, iPad, iPhone and some e-Readers.



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The Problem With Being Pro-homeless
There seems to be a cluster of compassionate folks opposed to any “criminalization” of the homeless — that is, they cringe at confiscating their sidewalk goods, forbidding them to sit or lie on sidewalks or, God forbid, arresting them. Read More »
 
Preparing For An MMA Pro Debut
Fissori, a 135-pound fighter, has an amateur record of 6-0 and holds two amateur titles in her weight class with Destiny MMA and Fight Girls Hawaii. Read More »
 

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