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Gov. Neil Abercrombie offered a strenuous defense of his first term in a debate Thursday night while state Sen. David Ige insisted there has been a lack of leadership from Washington Place. Story »

Amelia Earhart finally landed Thursday in Honolulu on her quest to fly around the world. No, not that Amelia Earhart. She still remains one of aviation's great mysteries after her plane disappeared near Howland Island in the Central Pacific 77 years ago. Story »

The cast of characters and arguments are largely the same, but a pair of recent state Supreme Court decisions could color the retrial of State Department special agent Christopher Deedy. Story »

Gov. Neil Abercrombie holds a massive fundraising edge over state Sen. David Ige, his challenger in the Democratic primary. Abercrombie raised $885,600 during the past six months for his re-election campaign, according to a campaign finance report filed Thursday, and about $4.7 million overall. The governor has spent $3.9 million. Story »

The Kauai County Council delayed action on a petition to regulate use of pesticides and genetically modified crops after a debate on whether the proposal is a charter amendment or an initiative to create an ordinance. Story »

Mililani residents with concerns about the spread of little fire ants in their community will have an opportunity to discuss the issues at a meeting Monday. Story »

For U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa, the Democratic primary against U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz drills down to experience. The two Democrats both entered state politics in 1998 Story »

For at least a year and a half, Waialae Avenue has more resembled an obstacle course -- with barriers and torn-up surfaces -- than an actual public street for commuters in Kaimuki. Story »

A former Halawa Correctional Facility guard was sentenced to four years in prison Thursday for accepting bribes to smuggle drugs into the facility. Story »

Measures designed to prohibit lying and sitting on city sidewalks as well as urinating and defecating in public continue to move through the Honolulu City Council. Story »

For Friday, July 11, 2014
Drones help scientists monitor wildlife at northwestern atolls • Fatal cat virus can't be halted, Maui vet says • Police want to talk to man about burglary
For Friday, July 11, 2014
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Man indicted again in Pearl City shooting • Longs Drugs store robbed in Waipahu
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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 »

Former Gov. Ben Cayetano is using the attention he's getting as a victim of negative campaigning by Pacific Resource Partnership to fuel his own negative campaign against U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz.  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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