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                                Honolulu Prosecutor Keith Kaneshiro speaks at a summit on sex trafficking at the Sheraton Waikiki on Wednesday.

Prosecutors want crackdown on websites selling illegal sex

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                                Honolulu Prosecutor Keith Kaneshiro speaks at a summit on sex trafficking at the Sheraton Waikiki on Wednesday.

Updated on  September 30, 2016 at 5:27 pm
Prosecutors from around the world say the fight against sex trafficking is moving online as traffickers use popular websites to advertise sexual services. Read More
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In this Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, photo, James Taylor, deputy chief of special investigations for the Nevada State Gaming Control Board, presents current and ongoing fraud schemes and current trends in casino crimes at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)

Nevada official offers peek at some casino cheating schemes

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In this Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, photo, James Taylor, deputy chief of special investigations for the Nevada State Gaming Control Board, presents current and ongoing fraud schemes and current trends in casino crimes at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)

Updated on  September 27, 2016 at 2:58 pm
Grab-and-run thefts, craps cheating schemes and inside jobs are ongoing headaches for casinos, according to a top Nevada scam sleuth who shared some secrets of the trade for a convention audience in Las Vegas. Read More
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                                Yahoo’s headquarters in Sunnyvale, Calif., as seen in Jan. 2015.

Password breach could have ripple effects well beyond Yahoo

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                                Yahoo’s headquarters in Sunnyvale, Calif., as seen in Jan. 2015.
As investors and investigators weigh the damage of Yahoo’s massive breach to the internet icon, information security experts worry that the record-breaking haul of password data could be used to open locks up and down the web. Read More
STAR-ADVERTISER / JULY 2008
                                Alan Wong’S restaurant in Shanghai is listed as a recommended restaurant in the new Michelin Guide for China.

Wong’s Shanghai restaurant gets Michelin nod

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                                Alan Wong’S restaurant in Shanghai is listed as a recommended restaurant in the new Michelin Guide for China.
Alan Wong’s restaurant in Shanghai is listed as a recommended restaurant in the new Michelin Guide for China. Read More
CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / JULY 2014
                                Mokulele Airlines, which began the first commercial operation out of Kalaeloa Airport with great fanfare just over two years ago, has pulled the plugon the short-lived experiment after continuing losses.

Mokulele Airlines ceases service out of Kalaeloa Airport

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / JULY 2014
                                Mokulele Airlines, which began the first commercial operation out of Kalaeloa Airport with great fanfare just over two years ago, has pulled the plugon the short-lived experiment after continuing losses.

Updated on  September 26, 2016 at 4:10 pm
Mokulele Airlines, which began the first commercial operation out of Kalaeloa Airport with great fanfare just over two years ago, has pulled the plug on the short-lived experiment after continuing losses. Read More
STAR-ADVERTISER / JAN. 14, 2005
                                A credit card is swiped at the Trump International Hotel in Waikiki.

Trump hotels settle with attorney general over data breach

STAR-ADVERTISER / JAN. 14, 2005
                                A credit card is swiped at the Trump International Hotel in Waikiki.
The Trump Hotel Collection company has agreed to pay $50,000 and shore up data security after breaches exposed more than 70,000 credit card numbers and other personal data from hotels in Honolulu and other cities, the New York attorney general said in announcing a settlement. Read More

HECO puts utility-scale battery system into service

Hawaiian Electric Co. said today it has added its largest battery to Oahu’s electric grid as the utility looks to make space for more renewables. Read More
Updated on  September 23, 2016 at 12:30 pm
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                                The Sea Queen II was seen docked at Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco in Nov. 2015.

Fishermen who fled alleged slavery sue owner of Honolulu-based boat

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                                The Sea Queen II was seen docked at Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco in Nov. 2015.

Updated on  September 22, 2016 at 12:03 pm
Two Indonesian fishermen who escaped slavery aboard a Honolulu-based tuna and swordfish vessel when it docked at San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf are suing the boat’s owner for tricking them into accepting dangerous jobs they say they weren’t allowed to leave. Read More
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                                Tthe entrance to the DeVry University in Miramar, Fla., as seen in Nov. 2009. Some of the nation’s largest for-profit college chains are suffering steep declines in enrollment amid heavier government scrutiny.

Amid scrutiny, for-profit colleges see enrollment slide

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                                Tthe entrance to the DeVry University in Miramar, Fla., as seen in Nov. 2009. Some of the nation’s largest for-profit college chains are suffering steep declines in enrollment amid heavier government scrutiny.
Some of the nation’s largest for-profit colleges are suffering steep declines in enrollment amid growing competition, new regulation and government pressure that led to the collapse this month of one of the industry’s biggest players, ITT Technical Institute. Read More
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                                Wells Fargo Chief Executive Officer John Stumpf prepared to testify on Capitol Hill in Washington, today, before Senate Banking Committee.

Wells Fargo CEO takes beating as lawmakers demand accountability

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                                Wells Fargo Chief Executive Officer John Stumpf prepared to testify on Capitol Hill in Washington, today, before Senate Banking Committee.
The CEO of Wells Fargo faced accusations of fraud and calls for his resignation today from harshly critical senators at a hearing over allegations that bank employees opened millions of accounts customers didn’t know about to meet aggressive sales quotas. Read More
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                                A double decker tour bus drives by an Audi self driving vehicle parked on Pennsylvania Avenue, near the Capitol in Washington on July 15.

Feds preview rules of the road for self-driving cars

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                                A double decker tour bus drives by an Audi self driving vehicle parked on Pennsylvania Avenue, near the Capitol in Washington on July 15.
Obama administration officials previewed long-awaited guidance today that attempts to bring self-driving cars to the nation’s roadways safely — without creating so many roadblocks that the technology can’t make it to market quickly. Read More
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                                Carts at Kmart in Iwilei were seen lined up on Jan. 12. An additional 64 Kmart stores will be shut down by mid-December, including the Waikele Kmart.

Kmart to close Waikele store and 63 others

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                                Carts at Kmart in Iwilei were seen lined up on Jan. 12. An additional 64 Kmart stores will be shut down by mid-December, including the Waikele Kmart.

Updated on  September 19, 2016 at 3:35 pm
Sears Holdings Corp. will close an additional 64 Kmart stores, according to a person familiar with the matter, a sign the chain is stepping up efforts to shutter underperforming locations. Read More

State unemployment rate dipped to 3.4% in August

Hawaii’s unemployment rate slipped one-tenth of a percentage point in August to 3.4 percent as nonfarm payroll jobs increased by 2,400 over the previous month, according to data released today by the state Department of Labor and Industrial Relations. Read More
Updated on  September 19, 2016 at 12:09 pm
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                                A model of a wave energy test site at Kaneohe Bay on July 26 shows undersea cables that hold machinery in place. The cables in the middle move up and down with the waves, turning the wheels of generators in the donut-shaped Lifesaver device, which is deployed at the Navy’s Wave Energy Test Site at the Marine Corps base at Kaneohe Bay.

First wave-produced electricity in U.S. goes online in Hawaii

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                                A model of a wave energy test site at Kaneohe Bay on July 26 shows undersea cables that hold machinery in place. The cables in the middle move up and down with the waves, turning the wheels of generators in the donut-shaped Lifesaver device, which is deployed at the Navy’s Wave Energy Test Site at the Marine Corps base at Kaneohe Bay.

Updated on  September 19, 2016 at 10:08 am
In the waters off the coast of Hawaii, a tall buoy bobs and sways in the water, using the rise and fall of the waves to generate electricity. Read More

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