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Sunday, July 13, 2014         

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The Interior Department will not pursue a rule creating an administrative mechanism for recognizing a future Native Hawaiian government if the consensus from written and oral testimony is against that path, an agency spokeswoman told the Honolulu Star-Advertiser.  Story »

Former University of Hawaii President M.R.C. Greenwood is not drawing pension benefits from the state's retirement system. Greenwood abruptly stepped down from UH's top post last summer and, after a year of unpaid leave, announced she was retiring at the end of June. Story »

Hawaii condominium owners got some help from the Legislature this year in monitoring how condo association boards manage their property and finances -- a sometimes delicate issue that can divide neighbors.  Story »

Gov. Neil Abercrombie has backed out of three of the four AARP Hawaii debates with state Sen. David Ige before the Democratic primary.  Story »

State Senate President Donna Mercado Kim's congressional campaign scored two key endorsements last week from two very different groups: the local, blue-collar union United Public Workers and the Washington, D.C.-based women's advocacy group Emily's List.  Story »

Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui, bidding to win election to the job to which he ascended, raised $357,000 over the past six months, according to his campaign finance report.  Story »

One of the most complicated maneuvers needed to complete Oahu's rail transit system — a task that will involve numerous freeway lane closures in West Oahu — will now take place sometime this winter instead of in the fall, project officials say.  Story »

The University of Hawaii system is reviving the position of vice president for administration and has named Jan Gouveia to the post with a proposed $225,000 salary.  Story »

The state Department of Transportation has adjusted its lane closure schedule to reduce traffic backups on the H-1 freeway this weekend. Story »

The Kauai Island Utility Cooperative is using concentrated beams of light from lasers attached to transmission poles in an effort to protect seabirds. The cooperative started using the neon green laser beams in Eleele on June 30 to create a "light fence" it hopes seabirds can see to help them avoid crashing into poles and power lines.  Story »

For Sunday, July 13, 2014
Land board gains 3 new members • Solo-flying teen makes it to isles • 60 years given for crime spree
For Saturday, July 12, 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, July 13, 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 Sunday, July 13, 2014
Collision on H-3 onramp kills motorcyclist Ambulance crash at Ala Moana injures 3
For Sunday, July 13, 2014
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Of the six major lighthouses spotted around the islands, the Kilauea Lighthouse on the North Shore of Kauai is so popular that it draws a half-million visitors a year, which ranks it ninth among all visitor attractions across the state.  Story »

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Had the horrific collision George Handgis survived back in 2012 left him with broken bones or a collapsed lung or — heaven forbid — even a serious spinal injury, perhaps it would be easier for people to understand. Story »

Question: Whatever happened to plans to relocate the National Guard's Hawaii Youth ChalleNGe Academy's facilities on Hawaii island? Story »

Two friends, former Hawaii residents, visited from Oakland last week, and we hit all of Oahu's hot spots. Hot spots for fish watching, that is. Wild night life for us was watching TV until 10.  Story »

Question: I went to the City Square driver licensing and state ID office in May and June and waited in line at 5:30 a.m. both days. There were about 35 people ahead of me, and the lines got much longer. As soon as the door opened at 7:45 a.m., these people (who were not in line) cut in front of those patiently waiting in line.  Story »

Mufi Hannemann's curious opening gambit in his independent run for governor is an oldie that flopped with voters four years ago — bringing the ill-fated Superferry back to Hawaii.  Story »

It was looking like a really bad day. I had a meeting in town with the Howard Hughes Corp., but my car's back end was shimmying like a twerking Miley Cyrus.  Story »

Tonight while watching the sky light up with colored streamers, star bursts and smiley faces, you will be watching chemistry in action. Story »

All five naked-eye planets are visible in June, though we have a narrow window to see Mercury early in the month. The moon has lovely gatherings with the planets at several times in June. Story »

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