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A 64-year-old Waipahu woman was killed Wednesday morning after the silver 2006 Dodge pickup truck she was driving leapt over a guardrail and rolled down an embankment on the H-1 freeway near Waimalu.  Story »

Wahiawa General Hospital is cutting the equivalent of 100 full-time positions amid claims that it owes University of Hawaii medical school physicians $800,000 in back pay.  Story »

A person admitted to a Honolulu hospital was isolated because of the possibility that the patient contracted the Ebola virus, state Department of Health officials confirmed Wednesday afternoon.  Story »

The former soldier suing Burger King because he swallowed needles in a sandwich said he didn't return to Hawaii for a settlement conference because he had to work, and his lawyers say the corporation hasn't taken negotiations seriously.  Story »

U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard and U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz are working "every day" to persuade federal officials to rebuild lava-covered portions of Chain of Craters Road as a two-lane emergency evacuation route out of Hawaii island's lower Puna District instead of only one lane, Gabbard said Wednesday.  Story »

An unusual set of environmental conditions has conspired over the past few months to make Hawaii hotter, muggier and, well, downright yucky at times.  Story »

Three Hawaii public elementary schools were named Tuesday as 2014 National Blue Ribbon schools for "outstanding performance and improvement efforts," the state Department of Education announced.  Story »

An inmate who was beaten at Halawa Correctional Facility testified in federal court Wednesday despite his fear of retaliation for fingering an alleged USO Family prison gang member.  Story »

For Thursday, October 2, 2014
UH-West Oahu rooms cool again — for now • VA allots $3M for Hawaii homelesss vets • Rising economy blamed for drop in enrollment at UH campuses
For Wednesday, October 1, 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, September 28, 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.
For Thursday, October 2, 2014
Man overboard spurs search of ocean • Jumper rescued from sea near lookout • Man hospitalized by China Walls incident; and more
For Thursday, October 2, 2014
Dorothy Grace Buck • Yuk-Quon Wong Chun • James Ralph Clark • Hilda Costa • Reynaldo Agustin Duropan • Andrew Ellamar Sr. • Umeko Konno • Tai Lin Loo • Magdalena Caban Macanas • Blanche Tomoye Mandawe and more
Columns
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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Derrick Santiago never had a problem getting people to follow him. It was knowing where to lead them that took some work. "It was a very, very long process," said Santiago, the 2014 Adult Friends for Youth Young Person of the Year. Story »

Question: Whatever happened to the Kapoho Vacationland subdivision on Hawaii island, where a storm surge from Tropical Storm Iselle pushed debris into anchialine ponds?  Story »

When Craig and I moved to Hawaii in 1983, we saw so many fantail filefish, we thought the species, found only in Hawaii, might be the state fish. The 7-inch-long fantails were easy to see and not just because of their striking colors.  Story »

Question: Why has the company resurfacing Meheula Parkway all but stopped work? No one has done any work for over a month. Story »

The proxy election is scarier than the real one as we "flASHback" on September's news that amused and confused: Story »

Mayor Kirk Caldwell's road crews recently came to Enchanted Lake to repave the miles of roads and side streets in our sprawling Kailua subdivision. 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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