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Sunday, November 23, 2014         

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 Aloha Stadium: Storied past, uncertain future 
A site had been selected and in a moment of euphoria then-Honolulu Mayor Neal S. Blaisdell grandly proclaimed a vision for the stadium that would rise in Halawa.  Story »
A year after super typhoon Haiyan ravaged the Philippines, leaving more than 6,000 dead, hundreds missing and a million homes damaged or destroyed, Hawaii is making an impact in the recovery.  Story »

University of Hawaii alumni Fred Chan and Annie Chan recently pledged $250,000 to assist full-time undergraduate students transferring from any UH community college into the College of Engineering at the Manoa campus.  Story »

A 72-year-old Kailua woman is facing up to five years in prison at her sentencing Tuesday for running over and killing a 68-year-old Makiki woman earlier this year.  Story »

Predicting where the June 27 lava flow will go next is a fluid undertaking. In addition to the original topography of the landscape affected by lava flows, workers with Hawaii County Civil Defense must consider changes made to the topography by the hardened lava left on the surface and how that will alter future flows.  Story »

Jenna Costa broke down and cried when she heard her family had been selected for this year's Adopt-A-Family program, which would provide Christmas presents for her children and a holiday dinner.  Story »

Navy Vice Adm. Scott H. Swift was nominated Thursday to become the next commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, the Pentagon announced.  Story »

The nuclear-powered attack submarine USS Columbia returned to Pearl Harbor on Friday from a six-month deployment in the western Pacific.  Story »

A pioneer in the field of tsunami research, Augustine "Gus" Furumoto devoted his career to understanding the formation of tidal waves and developing ways to keep people safe from their devastating impact. Story »

For Sunday, November 23, 2014
Last fiscal year's fines and penalties topped $6.5M, state says • Lava breakouts active in 2 spots • 2 charged over illegal weapon
For Sunday, November 23, 2014
Second case of flashing reported at UH • H-1 collision snarls traffic near Waikele • McCully woman allegedly threatens worker; and more
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.
WAIPOURA, NEW ZEALAND » It’s a giant tree so awe-inspiring that the local Maoris named it Tane Mahuta, or “God of the Forest.” But a sad truth, they add, is that before industry and disease claimed most of this country’s   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 »

On the last day of my week in Palau, I asked five snorkeling companions to name their favorite part of the trip. The fact that we were evenly divided in our choices is testament to the wide variety of stunning marine life in this island nation of Micronesia. We were two for Ulong Channel, two for Jellyfish Lake and two for mandarinfish. Story »

Question: I noted on the screen at the Honolulu Museum of Art Doris Duke Theatre that the state Department of Labor and Industrial Relations has donated $10,000 to the Museum Business Council. What is the rationale or connection for the state doing so? Who made the decision? Isn't the state supposed to be hands-off in giving money to private, profit-making entities? 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 »

Fellow Democrats who gave Gov. Neil Abercrombie an abrupt heave-ho in their August primary have mostly laid off of him since his humiliating defeat, not wanting to kick a guy while he's down. 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 »

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