Thursday, October 30, 2014         


 Families evicted from Hawaiian homestead land
State deputy sheriffs have evicted six families from a Hawaiian homestead property in Waimanalo that has also been used as a farm for abandoned animals.  Story »
Elizabeth Fuller House, 56, a former Honolulu Advertiser page designer and copy editor who died unexpectedly on a trip to her native North Carolina on Oct. 3, will be memorialized at 2 p.m. Nov. 9 at the Parish of St. Clement (Episcopal), 1515 Wilder Ave.  Story »

The Honolulu Police Department is conceding that officers erred when they issued a ticket this week to a man sitting on a city bench on Kalakaua Avenue.  Story »

A group backed by biotech companies raised more than $7.9 million to fight a Maui County ballot initiative calling for a moratorium on genetically modified organisms.  Story »

Desperate Democrats are rushing to save suddenly vulnerable House incumbents, even in states where President Barack Obama cruised to double-digit victories, amid fresh signs of Republican momentum less than a week before the midterm elections.  Story »

The unpredictable lava that's invading Pahoa came within 100 feet of a two-story home Wednesday and then suddenly stalled, underscoring the difficulty of predicting what the flow will do next.  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 »

The Institute for Human Services, with support from the Hawaii Lodging & Tourism Association, is starting a full-time outreach program in Waikiki in the hopes that it will bring stability to the district's homeless population and end the litany of complaints that threatens the health of the state's key visitor industry.  Story »

Tripler Army Medical Center held its first large-scale Ebola response exercise Wednesday, simulating a patient showing up there and at the Schofield Barracks Health Clinic with symptoms of the disease.  Story »

Did state Sen. David Ige really want to tax pensions? Was former Lt. Gov. James "Duke" Aiona actually behind teacher furloughs? Story »

The drama playing out in Pahoa is part of a natural process ongoing since before the dawn of civilization. Story »

Lava ignited small fires behind Pahoa Village Road on Wednesday night while a resident stood with her Pahoa neighbors and watched in awe.  Story »

For Thursday, October 30, 2014
Rainy weather will set in over Kauai, Oahu • Rail work to close segment of Farrington • Kansan dies after sea rescue; and more
For Thursday, October 30, 2014
Man dies crashing into bus • City IDs body found in ocean
For Thursday, October 30, 2014
James Masao Abe • Audrey Ululani Ah Nee • Clifford Iwao Arinaga • Beryl Joyce Cambridge • Wallace Kau Chang • Pamela DePeralta • Takeko Isa Eder • Bruce Nalani Tomokazu Enos Sr. • Elsa Anna Gomes • Beatrice Hall Higa and more
For Wednesday, October 29, 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 »

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 »

 Island Images

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 Star-Advertiser had an article about Waimalu being a flood zone. The rail is being built in this area. My understanding is that you can't build anything in a flood zone, especially the rail. Can you correct me if that's not true? 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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The Red Raider Experience
I wouldn’t call it a quest needing to be filled before some fateful date, but until Oct. 17 I had never been to a Kahuku football game in Kahuku. Somehow, this just seems like a mistake for any area sports fan. Read More »
Coach Wagner’s Excellent Retirement
Former University of Hawaii head football coach Bob Wagner is a Facebook friend of mine. Recently, I’ve been enjoying his posts and pictures as he’s been visiting various college football stadiums around the country. Read More »

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