Thursday, November 27, 2014         


A federal judge on Wednesday once again ruled against efforts to ban genetically modified crops in the islands by invalidating a 2013 Hawaii County Council ordinance.  Story »

Four of the eight remaining survivors of the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on the doomed battleship USS Arizona will drink a toast to their shipmates in arms on the 73rd anniversary of the day of infamy, the National Park Service said.  Story »

Hosting its 44th annual Thanksgiving dinner, the Salvation Army invites anyone "alone, without a home, in need of a hot meal or simply wishing to share in fellowship" to attend the free event. More than 2,000 community members participated last year. Story »

Hawaii County officials reopened a section of Pahoa's main road at noon Wednesday with police and Hawaii National Guard troops in the area to make sure drivers didn't stop to get a look at hardened lava within 500 feet of the road.  Story »

The lava threatening Pahoa has effectively stalled, giving neighbors a reason to give thanks this Thanksgiving — while also raising anxieties about where molten rock flowing out of Kilauea Volcano will turn next.  Story »

Jeffrey Kim said he was relieved when his doctor at Straub Clinic & Hospital told him that the chronic and persistent pain that he had been feeling in his mouth for nearly two years was not cancer. That was in 2009.  Story »

The Coast Guard this week honored the captain and two crew members of the Matson container ship Manukai for rescuing three men aboard a 42-foot sailboat that was caught in Hurricane Julio in August.  Story »

A 72-year-old Kailua woman avoided prison time Tuesday, but was sentenced to four years' probation for running over and killing a pedestrian in a crosswalk in Makiki.  Story »

Three inmates failed to return from work furlough programs on Thanksgiving eve, and a fourth missing inmate was arrested, the Department of Public Safety said Wednesday.  Story »

The wheels in their heads start to turn. Then the questions come like a faucet on full blast:  Story »

For Thursday, November 27, 2014
Busy days at Blaisdell to affect traffic • Blood donors needed during holidays • Suspect sought in bus stop BB-gun assault • Attack on dog leads to arrest on 3 charges
For Thursday, November 27, 2014
Police are looking for a man who robbed a Tesoro service station early Wednesday in Waipahu.
For Thursday, November 27, 2014
Octobiana Tampon Aledo • Michael Kamuela Antone • Rose Ching Au Hoy • Mark Andrew Elf • Anne Sachie Fukuda • Sherry Roxanne Hare • Akira Iwashita • Robustiano Lucena • Hazel Matsue Minami and more
For Wednesday, November 26, 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, November 23, 2014
Each Sunday, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser publishes Oahu vital statistics for marriage licenses and birth certificates filed with the state Department of Health's Vital Statistics System.
WHANGAREI, NEW ZEALAND >> The wheels in their heads start to turn. Then the questions come like a faucet on full blast: Where do you sleep? What foods do you eat? How fast does the canoe go? Is it windy?   Story »

Washington Place, built by American trader and sea captain John Dominis, is a beautiful, historic home that has several features that now seem ordinary, but were once exotic when the house was built. Story »

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When faced with the choice between training for a marathon or refining his golf game lo those many years ago, Blair Hoashi took the single step that began a journey of untold miles. Story »

Question: Whatever happened to the missing person's case of Kimberly Day Jacobs, who was last seen at her Waikiki apartment in August 2008? Story »

Who knew that a poky marine animal the size of a snow globe could do such a stellar job of fighting aliens? The plodding heroes are collector urchins, a native species the state has been raising by the thousands and releasing in Kane­ohe Bay.  Story »

Question: Could you explain a "Higher Fines Zone"? How much are the tickets? 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 »

However the general election turns out, it'll represent the most significant youth movement in Hawaii's highest offices since the early days of statehood. Story »

It is a mystery whether Earth's water formed along with Earth or if it came after Earth formed. There is good scientific evidence for either scenario. Water is common in the universe. Telescopes have located spectral signatures of water in nebulae in distant reaches of the galaxy. 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 »


30 Years Of City Lights
One of the best things about Christmas in Hawaii, Honolulu City Lights, debuts a new set of characters when the tree lights go on Dec. 6 at 6 p.m. Read More »
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