Monday, September 01, 2014         


Red dust on his jeans, a farmer with a wiry build and an impish grin ducks into his plantation cottage in Kunia to take a break from the fields in the midday heat, a luxury he was forbidden for years.  Story »

Honolulu-born James Shigeta, who overcame a social barrier by becoming one of the first Asian-American actors to land leading roles in Hollywood, including interracial romances beginning in the late 1950s, was remembered for his warmth and kindness Sunday by dozens of friends and family members.  Story »

A gifted artist and educator, Murray Turnbull left a distinctive mark on the physical landscape of his adopted Hawaii home, in the myriad galleries that displayed his work, and in the lives of thousands of scholars who passed through the University of Hawaii and the East-West Center.  Story »

Although there are only about 40 books under her care, Angela Boleyn loves being a librarian. The stay-at-home mom is the official steward for the Little Free Library set up in her Navy housing community in Pearl City. Story »

A University of Hawaii professor has been named to a three-year term as leader of a consortium of universities and federal agencies focused on homeland security and natural disaster mitigation.  Story »

The question was whether the panelists had ever used their diplomatic skills to handle a difficult conversation at home.  Story »

For Monday, September 1, 2014
Staffing shortages prompt prison visit cuts • Man indicted in assault of his sister • County clerk's term of service placed on ballot
For Saturday, August 30, 2014
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For Monday, September 1, 2014
Driver arrested after police officer is hit • Firefighters ready to shield Makakilo homes • Robbery attempt in Kakaako ends in arrest • Drowning victim identified as Waipahu man
For Monday, September 1, 2014
Eugene Matsuo Aihara • John Lani Apana • Sarah Borges • Pastora Rarangol Cenence • Yun How Chock Ching • Glenn Douglas Cornick • Eduardo Galliguez Devera • 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 1958 my mother went into labor during a Labor Day picnic. The pandemonium that ensued, ending with the delivery of a healthy baby boy, made such an impression on my 10-year-old mind that since then I’ve linked Labor Day with the labor of giving birth. Story »

Question: There was a terrible fire in Ewa Beach in June that destroyed six units. We saw many Honolulu Fire Department trucks but not one from West Loch, less than five miles from the fire. Why? 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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