Sunday, September 21, 2014         


 Grant set path for isle schools
Hawaii's $75 million federal Race to the Top grant draws to a close this week, marking the end of an unprecedented four-year investment that launched some of the most aggressive education reforms ever seen in the state's public school system.  Story »
A man known as the "Manoa Rapist" who sued prison officials for refusing to let him enter a work furlough program on Oahu has lost his case in federal court.  Story »

Hawaii County firefighters and state Department of Forestry personnel battled a brush fire Saturday above Pahoa that was ignited by Kilauea's June 27 lava flow.  Story »

As a youngster in South Kona, Mel Johansen remembers his "Uncle George" telling the story about the time he discovered a rare palm tree and saved it from a bulldozer.  Story »

While both candidates agree that reforms taking place within the Department of Veterans Affairs are needed, the challengers vying to represent Hawaii's 1st Congressional District — both veterans themselves — disagree on the approach that should be taken.  Story »

The Department of Land and Natural Resources' Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation will temporarily close Port Allen Small Boat Harbor's trailer parking area and boat launch ramp for paving work.  Story »

"Hairspray," Paliku Theatre's fall musical, is a confection of revisionist history, all bright colors and cartoon characters.  Story »

For Sunday, September 21, 2014
Caldwell on visit to South Korea • Isle grad named to top Army staff • Speed, alcohol believed factors in fatal crash • 5 displaced after fire hits Maui building
For Saturday, September 20, 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, September 14, 2014
Each Sunday, the Star-Advertiser publishes Oahu vital statistics for marriage licenses and birth certificates filed with the state Department of Health's Vital Statistics System. The statistics cover the five-business-day period ending the Thursday of the previous week.
For Sunday, September 21, 2014
Toddler hospitalized after near-drowning • Crash into tree critically injures teen driver
For Saturday, September 20, 2014
Robert Tsuyoshi Aoyagi • Edwin Carlisle Baughman • Uraiatanui June Behling • Carmen Villa Belledo • Madge Ling Choo Beppu • Joann Agliam Cuaresma • Stephen Scott Fisher • Clyde Gouveia • Miyako Hashimoto and more
While I sat at the bus stop in Haleiwa — pretty well beat from having ridden my bicycle from the Hygienic Store in Kahaluu — I turned and looked away from the roadway, and a tired glance introduced me to the Waialua Courthouse.  Story »

 Island Images

A dozen years ago, Wahiawa resident Ray Santana caught a story on the nightly news about the Rolling Thunder Ride for Freedom, an annual cross-country motorcycle ride in support of prisoners of war/missing in action, and decided on the spot that he just had to do it. Story »

Question: Whatever happened to proposed changes in state law on the use of cellphones while driving? Story »

I recently received an email with the subject "Crab on V-land beach." (V-land, or Velzyland, is a North Shore surf spot.) Reader Bill Quinlan wrote, "I have attached two photos of a dead crab we found this afternoon. Story »

QUESTION: Now that the Waialae Avenue resurfacing project is completed, a bike lane has been added on both sides of the street. While I am thrilled to have a bike lane to promote alternative forms of transportation, as well as safety for the riders, it appears that we are no longer coning during rush hour. Story »

The primary election was a lesson in comeuppance as we "flASHback" on August's news that amused and confused: Story »

Mayor Kirk Caldwell's road crews recently came to Enchanted Lake to repave the miles of roads and side streets in our sprawling Kailua subdivision. Story »

Equinox derives from Latin for "equal night," actually referring to equal length of day and night. It is not true that day and night are exactly the same length everywhere around the globe, but they are nearly.  Story »

There are several remarkable sky events in August, including gatherings of Jupiter with Venus in the morning sky and of Mars and Saturn in the evening. We also have the return of the Perseids, one of the most reliable meteor shows. Story »


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RECIPE: Papalua's Fudge and Coconut Mele Mac Cake
Who doesn’t like cake? Who doesn’t like sweets? Try this recipe - Papalua's fudge and coconut mele mac cake with coconut swiss meringue buttercream. At the next party, let them eat cake Read More »
Times Shop And Score Kickoff
Community members gathered at Times Supermarket in Mililani Sept. 3 to kick off the 14th annual Times Shop and Score campaign. Read More »

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