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Wednesday, November 26, 2014         

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University of Hawaii campus police continue to seek a "person of interest" who was captured in a photo Saturday following three reports of indecent exposure near the Manoa campus' athletic complex.  Story »

Former banker Roy Ame­miya Jr., once praised by politicians and civil servants for helping maintain the integrity of city government, is back at Hono­lulu Hale, this time as Mayor Kirk Caldwell's second-in-command.  Story »

Another round of partial freeway closures is slated to begin next week — this time for construction of the rail guideway overpass.  Story »

A thermal survey of the front of the stalled lava flow coming from Kilauea Volcano shows no signs of any hot spots.  Story »

University of Hawaii baseball coach Mike Trapasso will serve as honorary turkey carver at River of Life Mission on Thanksgiving.  Story »

Removal of a filthy water feature at Chinatown's Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Park should be completed by the end of November, giving hope to residents that the work will eliminate an unhealthy and unsafe haven in the neighborhood and draw more people to the Hawaii Theatre next door.  Story »

Rather than just breaking bread on Thanksgiving, Hawaii retailers are hoping consumers will take some time to break the bank instead.  Story »

Attorney General's Office staffers armed with a search warrant seized records from the financially ailing Halau Lokahi Public Charter School on Tuesday for an investigation into expenditures.  Story »

For Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Machado will vacate post as OHA leader • Revamped skate park will be unveiled • Maui man, 60, is hospitalized after sea rescue; and more
For Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Feds arrest isle man wanted in Arizona • Bank robber hits American Savings
For Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Carrie M. Blaine • Kyong Cha Choi • Theresa L. Chung • Ira Z. Helfer • Gene David Hoover • Wilfred Kapoi • Yuk Kuen Kau • Mary Kainea Maghamil • Walter Mata Sr. • Collin S.C. McIntosh and more
For Wednesday, November 26, 2014
The Honolulu Star-Advertiser strives to make its news report fair and accurate. If you have a question or comment about news coverage, call Ed Lynch, managing editor/news, at 529-4758.
For Sunday, November 23, 2014
Each Sunday, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser publishes Oahu vital statistics for marriage licenses and birth certificates filed with the state Department of Health's Vital Statistics System.
When we're not out on the water, or assigned on anchor watch to guard the canoes at night, we're mostly staying put at local maraes. These are the special gathering places of the Maori -- the indigenous peoples of New Zealand.   Story »

Columns
Washington Place, built by American trader and sea captain John Dominis, is a beautiful, historic home that has several features that now seem ordinary, but were once exotic when the house was built. Story »

 Island Images


When faced with the choice between training for a marathon or refining his golf game lo those many years ago, Blair Hoashi took the single step that began a journey of untold miles. Story »

Question: Whatever happened to the missing person's case of Kimberly Day Jacobs, who was last seen at her Waikiki apartment in August 2008? Story »

Who knew that a poky marine animal the size of a snow globe could do such a stellar job of fighting aliens? The plodding heroes are collector urchins, a native species the state has been raising by the thousands and releasing in Kane­ohe Bay.  Story »

Question: What gives McDonald's at Waialae and Palolo the right to use Waialae Avenue as a loading lane for drivers waiting to enter its drive-thru and thus block a lane of Ewa-bound moving traffic on Waialae Avenue? This happens at certain times of day, not all day or all night. Story »

The howling winds of Hurricane Ana competed with the hot air of candidates for governor as we "flASHback" on October's news that amused and confused: Story »

However the general election turns out, it'll represent the most significant youth movement in Hawaii's highest offices since the early days of statehood. Story »

It is a mystery whether Earth's water formed along with Earth or if it came after Earth formed. There is good scientific evidence for either scenario. Water is common in the universe. Telescopes have located spectral signatures of water in nebulae in distant reaches of the galaxy. Story »

Two of the five naked-eye planets, Venus and Saturn, are missing in action this November, but the other three, Mars, Mercury and Jupiter, are prominent. Story »

ASSOCIATED PRESS / VIDEO

30 Years Of City Lights
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