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It’s time to take Hawai'iloa sailing again

By Marcel Honoré
After years of exhaustive repairs, the Hawai‘iloa has returned to the water — and local voyagers hope the Polynesian vessel can help fill a void left by its popular older cousin, Hokule‘a, as that canoe traverses the globe on a goodwill mission.

Gridlock on the West Side

By Jayna Omaye
A traffic nightmare for the Leeward Coast threatened to stretch into a third day Monday as Board of Water Supply crews suspended repairs on a broken water main that closed a section of Farrington Highway.

UH received $425 million in grants in past fiscal year

By Star-Advertiser staff
The University of Hawaii received $425 million in sponsored funding in the year that ended June 30, the first increase after three years of decline, UH announced in a news release Wednesday.

Public can assist City Charter effort

By Gordon Y.K. Pang
Oahu residents interested in making the government of the City and County of Hono­lulu operate better are asked to participate in the work of the 2015 Honolulu Charter Commission.

Remains of Marines are back on American soil

By Leila Fujimori
Thirty-six Marines received a somber, near-silent reception Sunday when their remains were returned from a World War II battlefield.

Bodies of 2 Schofield soldiers recovered from sea

By Rob Shikina
The bodies of two Schofield Barracks soldiers were recovered Sunday, a day after they were swept into the ocean near Halona Blowhole during a large swell that hampered search efforts.

Feds’ expansion proposal concerns critics

By Gary T. Kubota
As the federal government seeks to expand the role of the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary in protecting marine life in Hawaii’s waters, critics are raising questions tied to the prospect of more rules and regulations.

Too close for comfort

By Dan Nakaso
From the barren slopes of Diamond Head to the dense foliage around Lake Wilson, residents are warily watching more homeless people move into their communities across Oahu.
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