Sunday, August 31, 2014         


A governor's task force has recommended sweeping changes to the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands' controversial month-to-month land leasing program, addressing flaws that the Honolulu Star-Advertiser exposed in a series of articles last year. Story »

On the eve of their final public appearance in Hawaii, South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Pakistani human rights activist Hina Jilani paused to reflect on the origins of conflict in the global community Story »

Hardly a day goes by when retired Honolulu Police Department officer Stan Cook doesn't think about the gunfight in Waipahu that left a 30-year-old unemployed father of three dead 20 years ago.  Story »

After spending several days out of sight, the front from the so-called June 27 lava flow from Kilauea has emerged from a crack in the ground, U.S. geologists reported Friday. Story »

On Dec. 7, 2010, the 69th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the National Park Service dedicated a new $56 million USS Arizona Memorial visitor center with a sprawling campus to handle increasing numbers of tourists at one of the nation's most revered attractions.  Story »

Zane Schlemmer was honored time and again for his heroic World War II service with the 101st Airborne Division, having jumped on D-Day into France and wounded in the weeks following June 6, 1944.  Story »

"The Bull of Kalihi" was much more than that, and Edward "Skippa" Diaz's grip on life and influence on others went way beyond his famous vicelike handshake.  Story »

Astronomers using several telescopes, including the W. M. Keck Observatory on Mauna Kea, have for the first time observed the earliest stages of a massive yet dense galaxy under construction. Story »

For Sunday, August 31, 2014
City to provide updates on bicycle program • Weekend prison visits canceled on Big Isle • UH program helps students buy textbooks and more
For Saturday, August 30, 2014
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For Sunday, August 31, 2014
Man is hospitalized after near-drowning Suspect charged in Waianae car break-in 3 men are injured in separate accidents
For Sunday, August 31, 2014
Fumiye Aotaki • Marcie Ilima Naehu Botelho • Samuel Buist Jr. • Eugene Raymond Caputo • Leatrice Lee Chung • Lani Carignan Churchill • Harriet Iolani Pule Dooley • Bernice J. Faborito • James Ross Jeter and more
Over the years, very wealthy Americans have often left behind pretentious residential structures. In many cases these castles and manors have been willed to the public for their enjoyment after their owners have gone to the afterlife. Story »

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These are difficult days for Janella Martin, but you wouldn't know it from talking to her. Her tone is matter-of-fact as she works her way through the Job-like roll call of ills that have befallen her since she was first diagnosed with lupus at age 14.  Story »

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

In 1981 I rented mask, snorkel and fins and, for the first time, gazed upon a coral reef. My impression: Such color! The swirling yellow, green, pink and blue fish looked like an underwater confetti toss. Story »

Question: I recently went to get legal documents from the Kapolei courthouse and didn't know you had to pay in cash only. I was short $1. I asked the clerk if I could write a check.  Story »

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

City transit officials are tiresome in their dishonest attempts to blame citizen lawsuits for massive cost overruns that are shredding their promise to build Oahu's $5.26 billion rail line on time and on budget. Story »

There has been increasing discussion about preparedness in STEM subjects. The focus on science, technology, engineering and mathematics often drifts away from the central issues that subliminally affect all of us, specifically in mathematics.  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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