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Saturday, November 01, 2014         

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 Members past and present work to revive team's spirit
One by one they walked out from the Stan Sheriff Center tunnels and greeted new University of Hawaii basketball coach Benjy Taylor and the circle of Rainbow Warriors players gathered at midcourt. Story »
Owners of several thousand acres of land on Hawaii island have either denied or failed to respond to requests issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to search and clear property of unexploded ordnance. Story »

A 34-year-old Kailua-Kona woman's surfing companion fought off a shark late Friday morning that attacked her in the murky waters of Hawaii island's North Kohala Coast. Brian Wargo, 45, said he and Mckenzie Clark, an experienced surfer, were surfing near Hawi when he heard her screaming.  Story »

The state Department of Health is advising the public to stay out of Kaha­luu Lagoon and the channel leading to Kane­ohe Bay after tests revealed unusually high levels of harmful bacteria in the water. Story »

The leading edge of the lava flowing out of Kilauea Volcano came within 156 yards of crossing Pahoa's main road Thursday -- and less than a half-mile from cutting off Highway 130, the main artery for the 8,200 residents of lower Puna. Story »

2014 Hawaii Poll: Examining Public Opinion
State Sen. David Ige has the advantage in the campaign for governor, a new Hawaii Poll shows, scoring well with Japanese-Americans, seniors and union families who are among the most likely to vote in November.  Story »

Robert Richards Midkiff, a philanthropist and business executive known for his community service and for pioneering profit-sharing in Hawaii, died Wednesday at 94. "He did more than most people would accomplish in three lifetimes," his daughter Mary M. Fiedler said Friday.  Story »

A Lanai mother is suing the state Department of Education and members of the Board of Education over the lack of a Hawaiian language immersion program at Lanai's only public school and an alleged failure to address a chronic teacher shortage at the school.  Story »

A sovereignty group based in Wai­ma­nalo is calling for support in its effort to establish a Hawaiian provisional government independent of the U.S. and state governments. "It's not about a model of a government. It's about restoring what we had," Kana­hele said. Story »

The number of homeless counted annually in Hawaii has climbed 18 percent since 2010 while the national tally has dropped steadily, according to a report released Thursday by the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Story »

For Saturday, November 1, 2014
Trial set in alleged road rage • Meeting involves housing plans • Man accused of Hilo burglary • Work kicks off for bus shelters
For Saturday, November 1, 2014
Teen boy charged as an adult with murder • Wahiawa man accused in bank robbery • Victim killed in crash with bus is identified
For Friday, October 31, 2014
Kimberly Kehaulani Burdett • Richard Rasay Delos Santos • Paul Arthur Ingledew • Rosalina Susa Jara • Dorothy M. Katahara • Hananiah Hawaiiloa Kawaakoa • Meleane Taulapapa Polisi Lalotoa • Havana Leinani Johnson McLafferty • and more
For Friday, October 31, 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.
After waiting nearly a week for the right weather to sail, crews aboard the Hokule’a and Hikianalia left the Samoan Islands on Thursday and launched the fourth leg of the Hawaii-based canoes’ around-the-world journey. The two canoes departed Pago Pago   Story »

Columns
The Cooke family has contributed so much during the years to the Honolulu community in business, in the arts and in education. In one form or another, most of the physical manifestations of these contributions still exist, which can be attributed to the family's deep love for Hawaii.  Story »

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Certainly there were times, after the death of her husband and amid four major surgeries in five years, when Charlene Lee could have despaired. But as understandable as the reaction would have been, to those who know Lee well, nothing would have been more out of character. 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 »

After a weeklong passage from New Caledonia, Honu is safely in a marina on Queensland's south coast. Even so, my body thinks we're still at sea because I have "mal de terre," the French phrase for land sickness. This happens when the seas have been particularly rough. Story »

Question: The Date Street-Kapiolani Boulevard area, including the Regency Tower condominium, has been without telephone service since the week of Oct. 20. 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 »

The 2014 governor's election, which could shape public policy in Hawaii for the next eight years, has devolved into a shabby battle of guilt by association between the two major-party candidates. Story »

We've all heard of virtual reality, but virtual water is the current buzz phrase among water conservationists. According to the World Water Council, virtual water is the amount of water that is embedded in food or other products.  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 »

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