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Monday, November 24, 2014         

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 Officials worry serious violations to come
Some University of Hawaii officials fear multiple Level I and II violations — the most severe NCAA infractions — when the school receives a formal Notice of Allegations from the association concerning its men's basketball program, according to people who say they have been briefed on the subject.  Story »
By midafternoon Sunday the sidewalks along Mau­na­kea and North Pau­ahi streets were nearly empty, a sight that didn't bode well for area shopkeepers still hoping to eke out a few more sales before closing time.  Story »

With brilliant Waianae Range sunsets on one side, placid Pearl Harbor and the towering Koolaus on others, the views from Aloha Stadium on game days have few rivals. Story »

A family whose life turned upside down when lava from Kilauea Volcano set fire to their home of seven years said despite the recent challenges, they'll be counting their blessings this Thanksgiving.  Story »

Three years after Tomo­mune Matsu­naga lost his home in the 2011 tsunami in Japan, he is looking forward to again riding his personal watercraft, which was found washed up on Johnston Atoll by a Hawaii volunteer.  Story »

With little money or name recognition, former state Sen. David Ige eagerly accepted any opportunity to appear before an audience when he was a long-shot Demo­cratic candidate for governor.  Story »

Honolulu Police Chief Louis M. Kealoha has announced the promotion of 30 officers and five civilian employees.  Story »

For Monday, November 24, 2014
Coast Guard honors Matson crew members • On-street parking begins along cycle track • Construction dominates lava flow costs; and more
For Monday, November 24, 2014
Police have released, pending investigation, a 29-year-old Kalihi man arrested in connection with a stabbing Friday night at Tsu­jiki Fish Market and Restaurant.
For Sunday, November 23, 2014
Carolyn Adams • Alvin T. Amaral • Victorina Bolloso Andres • John W. Holmes • Janice Jiyoon In • Benjamin Castanares Juario Sr. • Yuk Kuen Kau • Laau John Liu Chan • and more
For Saturday, November 15, 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.
When we're not out on the water, or assigned on anchor watch to guard the canoes at night, we're mostly staying put at local maraes. These are the special gathering places of the Maori -- the indigenous peoples of New Zealand.   Story »

Columns
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 »

 Island Images


It's always a thrill when the fruits (and veggies) of the ‘Iolani School gardening club's ardently exercised labors come to harvest.  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: The sprinkler at a house in our Waikele neighborhood has been running 24/7 for at least 10 days. The owners only spend a few weeks a year here and are currently in Japan. We don't know how the sprinkler went on. 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 »

ASSOCIATED PRESS / VIDEO

2014 Buddy Walk
Down Syndrome Ohana of Hawaii hosted its 2014 Buddy Walk at Kakaako Park. Money raised will allow the organization to continue to build awarenesss, promote inclusion and reach out to families in Hawaii. Read More »
 
Miranda Kerr at Samantha Thavasa
Supermodel Miranda Kerr and actor/singer Takahiro of the popular Japanese rock group Exile made a special appearance at a private event at Samantha Thavasa in Ala Moana Center. Read More »
 

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