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Doctors often dodge the subject. Patients are reluctant to raise it. But avoiding the issue can mean surrendering control of an intensely personal process.  Story »

University of Hawaii scientists said they have found a tiny wasp that attacks the Mediterranean fruit fly, an insect that causes millions of dollars in crop damage in Hawaii.  Story »

Chess, a border collie mix from a shelter in New Mexico, strolled inside a new dog park near the Ala Wai Canal on Sunday, unfazed by a smaller Chihuahua sprinting through the crowd and cutting wide arcs in the grass.  Story »

The smell of greatness was in the air Sunday. Greatness being, on this most unusual occasion, an ungodly amount of rice, hamburger, eggs and gravy layered one atop the other in a wooden vessel the size of an animal pen.  Story »

Jeff Davis, the Libertarian Party candidate for governor, was not invited to a candidate forum this month sponsored by the Building Owners and Managers Association of Hawaii at the Hawaii Prince Hotel in Wai­kiki.  Story »

<br />This annotated photo shows the location of breakouts from the June 27th lava flow. Foreward movement remains stalled despite some activity detected along the edges of the flow.<br /><br />@Caption -- credit1:<*L>Hawaiian Volcano <br />Observatory<br /> An overflight assessment Sunday morning showed an increase in activity at the Kilauea Volcano lava flow, with the front advancing about 25 yards since Saturday, Hawaii County Civil Defense said.  Story »

For Monday, September 29, 2014
Staff shortages cancel visits at 2 prisons • Aloha Festivals picks floral parade winners • Groups call out water firm on stream flow deal
For Saturday, September 27, 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 28, 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.
For Sunday, September 28, 2014
Stolen Red Cross truck turns up in field • Single-vehicle crash injures male driver
For Sunday, September 28, 2014
Ricky Teru Kaipo Akiyama • Keith Kenichi Ballesteros • Sophie Debra Julie Vaitu'u Coleman • Wilbert Anthony Cummings Sr. • Gerald E. De Lima • Mildred Kam Chew Dung • James Hunt Fleming • Lillian E. Ford • Edith Shigeko Ichiriu and more
Columns
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 »

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When Shigeichi and Yukie Naka­moto founded Bere­ta­nia Florist in 1937, they likely could not have foreseen that their little shop would survive across four generations of family proprietorship and 76 years of community life. Story »

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

When Craig and I moved to Hawaii in 1983, we saw so many fantail filefish, we thought the species, found only in Hawaii, might be the state fish. The 7-inch-long fantails were easy to see and not just because of their striking colors.  Story »

Question: I saw the commercial for gubernatorial candidate Duke Aiona in a courtroom. I thought the Judiciary was supposed to be apolitical, so how was he able to film in a courtroom for a campaign commercial? Story »

The proxy election is scarier than the real one as we "flASHback" on September'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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