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At a festive homecoming rally Friday, the McKinley High School Foundation announced that it had exceeded its $1 million fundraising goal for college scholarships for McKinley graduates.  Story »

A U.S. District Court judge barred Hawaii County police officers Friday from interfering with a homeless man's attempts to use a sign to solicit donations in public.  Story »

The cost to rebuild two abandoned dirt roads that could provide a lifeline in and out of Hawaii island's lower Puna district has jumped $800,000 — to $2 million.  Story »

The Hawaii County clerk's office is sending a letter Monday to Pahoa voters offering to provide them with absentee mail ballots because of the lava flow headed in the vicinity of their homes.  Story »

Sandwich Isles Communications President Albert Hee was charged this week with making a false statement on his 2007 income tax return.  Story »

Just before dawn Friday, more than 15 homeless individuals and couples slept on a sandy swath of Fort DeRussy Beach in Wai­kiki, oblivious to the sand sweepers cutting circles around them and the occasional early risers strolling past.  Story »

Prosecutors have charged a longtime family practice doctor with multiple counts of fondling two women and a girl, according to court documents filed Friday morning.  Story »

One of the leaders of the largest mortgage fraud scheme carried out in Hawaii has escaped from a federal prison in California.  Story »

It's eerily quiet on this tiny, uninhabited South Pacific atoll — almost no noise except for the aki­aki birds squawking in the trees and the wind rustling through the palms.  Story »

Seabird fledging season is beginning on Kauai, which means the island will host its last night football game of the season this weekend.  Story »

For Saturday, September 20, 2014
Embezzler gets 90 days in jail • Kapaa man who died while bodysurfing is identified • EPA commands Hawaii County to fix sewage outfall pipeline
For Saturday, September 20, 2014
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For Sunday, September 14, 2014
Each Sunday, the Star-Advertiser publishes Oahu vital statistics for marriage licenses and birth certificates filed with the state Department of Health's Vital Statistics System. The statistics cover the five-business-day period ending the Thursday of the previous week.
For Saturday, September 20, 2014
No charges yet in alleged murder attempt • Robbers stormed into home, women say
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While I sat at the bus stop in Haleiwa — pretty well beat from having ridden my bicycle from the Hygienic Store in Kahaluu — I turned and looked away from the roadway, and a tired glance introduced me to the Waialua Courthouse.  Story »

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A dozen years ago, Wahiawa resident Ray Santana caught a story on the nightly news about the Rolling Thunder Ride for Freedom, an annual cross-country motorcycle ride in support of prisoners of war/missing in action, and decided on the spot that he just had to do it. Story »

Question: Whatever happened to proposed changes in state law on the use of cellphones while driving? Story »

I recently received an email with the subject "Crab on V-land beach." (V-land, or Velzyland, is a North Shore surf spot.) Reader Bill Quinlan wrote, "I have attached two photos of a dead crab we found this afternoon. Story »

QUESTION: Now that the Waialae Avenue resurfacing project is completed, a bike lane has been added on both sides of the street. While I am thrilled to have a bike lane to promote alternative forms of transportation, as well as safety for the riders, it appears that we are no longer coning during rush hour. Story »

The primary election was a lesson in comeuppance as we "flASHback" on August's news that amused and confused: Story »

A rule of good management is to never let anybody get comfortable in a bad situation. That's why the City Council was right to rein in the homeless overrunning Waikiki by giving police tools to clear the sidewalks and control urinating and defecating in public spaces. Story »

Equinox derives from Latin for "equal night," actually referring to equal length of day and night. It is not true that day and night are exactly the same length everywhere around the globe, but they are nearly.  Story »

There are several remarkable sky events in August, including gatherings of Jupiter with Venus in the morning sky and of Mars and Saturn in the evening. We also have the return of the Perseids, one of the most reliable meteor shows. Story »

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