Monday, October 12, 2015         
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Quintuplets born at Kapiolani Medical Center

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 1:01 p.m. HST, Oct 12, 2015
A Hawaii woman gave birth to quintuplets Saturday at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children, a first for the Honolulu hospital.

Amazing coincidence brings orphaned Korean sisters to same hospital

By Associated Press Posted 3:56 p.m. HST, Oct 12, 2015
Two orphaned sisters separated decades ago in Korea have been reunited after miraculously getting hired on the same floor of a southwest Florida hospital.

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard says she was disinvited from debate

By New York Times
Representative Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii, a vice chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, said she was disinvited from the first Democratic presidential primary debate in Nevada after she appeared on television and called for more face-offs.

Hawaii star of Disney's 'Moana' meets reporters at Aulani resort

By Mike Gordon
The team behind Walt Disney Studios' upcoming animated feature "Moana" introduced the teenager who will star as the lead character and said they couldn't be any happier with their choice of Aulii Cravalho, a 14-year-old from Mililani.

More rains possible this evening

By Craig Gima Posted 7:55 a.m. HST, Oct 12, 2015
Heavy rain drenched Windward Oahu this morning, causing minor flooding in some areas and briefly closing a stretch of Kamehameha Highway.

USC fires head football coach Sarkisian

By Associated Press Posted 10:57 a.m. HST, Oct 12, 2015
Southern California fired Steve Sarkisian today, one day after the troubled football coach was put on leave.

Magill earns weekly honor, Hawaii moves up in volleyball RPI

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 1:29 p.m. HST, Oct 12, 2015
Two wins did nothing for Hawaii’s national ranking on Monday but the Rainbow Wahine did move up eight spots in the NCAA’s Rating Percentage Index and added another weekly honor from the Big West.

German governor: VW should have admitted deception earlier

By Associated Press Posted 10:42 p.m. HST, Oct 12, 2015
The governor of Germany's Lower Saxony state, which holds a minority stake in Volkswagen, says the automaker should have admitted earlier that it manipulated emissions data in diesel vehicles.

5 people lose items in armed robbery in Waikiki

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 10:18 p.m. HST, Oct 12, 2015
Two suspects, one of them armed with a “dangerous instrument,” robbed a group of people in Waikiki early Monday morning.

Clinton, Sanders rivalry in spotlight as Democrats debate

By Julie Pace Posted 9:49 p.m. HST, Oct 12, 2015
Hillary Rodham Clinton says she always expected tough competition in the Democratic presidential primary.

Authorities search for work furlough inmate who fails to return

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 9:43 p.m. HST, Oct 12, 2015
An Oahu Community Correctional Center work furlough inmate failed to return to the facility Monday, the Department of Public Safety reported.

Boy, 1, dies after being struck by SUV in Kailua-Kona

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 9:38 p.m. HST, Oct 12, 2015
A 1-year-old Kailua-Kona boy died Saturday night from injuries he sustained after he was struck by a sport utility vehicle in a parking lot, Hawaii County police reported Monday.

President Barack Obama interviews author Marilynne Robinson

By Associated Press Posted 9:15 p.m. HST, Oct 12, 2015
For this interview, President Barack Obama was the one asking the questions. In a discussion held last month in Iowa and posted Monday by The New York Review of Books, Obama asked Pulitzer Prize-winning author Marilynne Robinson about faith, democracy, education and writing.

NYC art exhibition gives food for thought

By Ula Ilnytzky Posted 8:39 p.m. HST, Oct 12, 2015
There's a whole lot of food for thought at a new art exhibition in New York City. "The Value of Food: Sustaining a Green Planet" explores food production and access, environmental and agricultural sustainability and related issues.

Highway 11 closed due to downed utility pole in South Kona

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 8:33 p.m. HST, Oct 12, 2015
Hawaii Belt Road (Highway 11) was closed by police tonight because of a utility pole downed by a traffic accident in South Kona.

Escaped San Diego prisoner captured in Oregon

By Associated Press Posted 8:25 p.m. HST, Oct 12, 2015
A convicted robber who escaped at an Illinois rest stop more than a month ago as he was being returned to prison in California was captured in Oregon on Monday.

800-pound man says he's determined to slim down, live a life

By Jennifer McDermott Posted 7:34 p.m. HST, Oct 12, 2015
A Rhode Island man who weighs nearly 800 pounds says he's determined to slim down and he dreams of becoming an actor one day.

Ex- NFL player Aaron Hernandez due in court as DA seeks access to evidence

By Associated Press Posted 6:52 p.m. HST, Oct 12, 2015
Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is due in court for a pretrial hearing in the 2012 slaying of two Boston men.

Gas leak shuts Kalia Road in Waikiki

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 1:40 p.m. HST, Oct 12, 2015
Part of Kalia Road, near the Hilton Hawaiian Village, is expected to remain closed Monday night due to a gas leak.

John Kerry, Ash Carter meeting with Australian counterparts

By Associated Press Posted 6:48 p.m. HST, Oct 12, 2015
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Secretary of Defense Ash Carter are meeting with their Australian counterparts in Boston to discuss security and trade issues.

Hawaii island man attacked in robbery at his house

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 6:00 p.m. HST, Oct 12, 2015
A 64-year-old Kalapana man was attacked in a robbery at his house today, Hawaii island police said.

Twitter suspends accounts after NFL complaints

By Jake Seiner Posted 6:14 p.m. HST, Oct 12, 2015
Twitter accounts for websites Deadspin and SB Nation were suspended by the social media platform Monday night after the NFL filed notices related to their use of copyrighted video highlights.

'Breaking Bad' in China: Arrest of ex-school employee highlights meth problem

By Tribune News Service
“#BreakingBad in real life,” tweeted the Communist Party mouthpiece People’s Daily, after state media reported Monday on the September arrest, a reference to the American TV series about a teacher turned meth dealer.

3 charged with killing tourist, hiker arrive in California

By Paul Elias Posted 5:43 p.m. HST, Oct 12, 2015
A California prosecutor said Monday he has filed murder charges that could lead to the death penalty for three young transients accused of gunning down a Canadian backpacker and a yoga instructor walking his dog.

Source: Spurrier retiring from South Carolina

By Pete Iacobelli Posted 5:37 p.m. HST, Oct 12, 2015
South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier has told his players that he is retiring, effective immediately.

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