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UH interviews five finalists for head football coach

By Ferd Lewis Posted 1:29 p.m. HST, Nov 27, 2015
Five candidates — all with University of Hawaii backgrounds — have been interviewed for the Rainbow Warriors' head football coaching job, sources told the Honolulu Star-Advertiser.

U.S. Supreme Court justice blocks vote count in Native Hawaiian election

By Associated Press Posted 8:00 a.m. HST, Nov 27, 2015
A U.S. Supreme Court justice issues temporary stay blocking vote count in Native Hawaiian election.

Police seek 'armed and dangerous' suspect in fatal Hilo shooting

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 10:17 a.m. HST, Nov 27, 2015
Hawaii County police are looking for a suspect in the shooting death of a 39-year-old man in a home in South Hilo Thursday night.

Gunman arrested, 11 injured in shooting at Colorado Planned Parenthood

By Associated Press Posted 10:26 a.m. HST, Nov 27, 2015
A gunman was arrested today hours after opening fire at a Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood clinic, wounding multiple people and engaging in gun battles with police inside the building, officials said.

2 arrested at Vegas airport for outburst at airline agent

By Associated Press Posted 9:53 a.m. HST, Nov 27, 2015
Police say two men were arrested at Las Vegas' McCarran International Airport today for yelling at ticket agents after missing a flight.

Inmate's temporary release revoked, dad dies before visit

By Associated Press Posted 5:30 a.m. HST, Nov 27, 2015
A Kauai inmate's get-out-of-jail card was revoked when his terminally ill father died hours before his son was scheduled to be released to say goodbye.

Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in Whitmore Village

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 3:16 p.m. HST, Nov 27, 2015
A 25-year-old man was arrested today on suspicion of attempted murder at Whitmore Village in Wahiawa.

Driver killed in crash in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 7:43 a.m. HST, Nov 27, 2015
A single-vehicle accident on Highway 11 in the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park left one person dead Thursday night.

Six more dengue fever cases on Big Isle push total to 107

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 1:52 p.m. HST, Nov 27, 2015
The number dengue fever cases on Hawaii island rose by six on Thursday, pushing the total confirmed cases since the recent outbreak began in September to 107.

Black Friday bargains, and lines, abound

By Andrew Gomes Posted 5:46 a.m. HST, Nov 27, 2015
There were lines. And there were bargains.

Police arrest suspect after foot chase in Kaneohe

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 6:43 a.m. HST, Nov 27, 2015
Crime Reduction Unit officers arrested a 34-year-old man after they observed him trying to enter a Kaneohe business early Thursday morning, police said.

Man arrested for allegedly throwing kitchen utensils at 89-year-old woman

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 6:27 a.m. HST, Nov 27, 2015
Honolulu police arrested a 64-year-old man Thursday morning in Moiliili after he allegedly threw kitchenware at an 89-year-old woman during an argument on Wednesday.

Arkansas a refuge from rising seas in Marshall Islands

By Associated Press Posted 5:36 a.m. HST, Nov 27, 2015
Valentino Keimbar hides from the intense heat in the shade of a breadfruit tree, waiting for his basketball game to begin. It was supposed to start a couple of hours ago, maybe three, but time matters little here on the Marshall Islands.

Malia Obama navigating college decision-making process

By Darlene Superville Posted 1:31 p.m. HST, Nov 26, 2015
Michelle Obama's message for high school seniors fretting about their college prospects is simple.

Hurricane Sandra rapidly losing strength in the Pacific

By Associated Press Posted 5:19 a.m. HST, Nov 27, 2015
Hurricane Sandra is rapidly losing strength as it approaches Mexico's Pacific coast.

Philippine website to seek tips on missing Marcos paintings

By Associated Press Posted 5:41 a.m. HST, Nov 27, 2015
The Philippine government will launch a website to crowd-source tips on the whereabouts of some 200 missing art works, including paintings by Van Gogh, Picasso, and Rembrandt that were owned by former first lady Imelda Marcos, an official said today.

Farm recalls produce used in Costco salad linked to E. coli

By Associated Press Posted 3:59 p.m. HST, Nov 26, 2015
A California farm is recalling a vegetable mix believed to be the source of E.coli in Costco chicken salad that has been linked to an outbreak that has sickened 19 people in seven states, the Food and Drug Administration said Thursday.

Canadian beauty queen denied entry to China

By Kelvin Chan Posted 11:06 a.m. HST, Nov 26, 2015
Canada's outspoken Miss World contestant said she was barred Thursday from entering China to take part in this year's pageant and accused Beijing of overreach in extending its campaign of censorship even to beauty contests.

Lawmakers: Agency not doing enough against dengue fever

By Jennifer Sinco Kelleher Posted 11:42 a.m. HST, Nov 26, 2015
Hawaii island state Sen. Russell Ruderman worries whenever there's a mosquito buzzing in his home.

Police say man identified stabber before he died

By Associated Press Posted 12:07 p.m. HST, Nov 26, 2015
Court documents say 57-year-old David Kecxon told a police officer who arrived on scene that Taliah Nelson stabbed him Sunday night.

Tantalus Drive reopened after fallen tree closes road

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 6:56 p.m. HST, Nov 26, 2015
Honolulu police said tonight Tantalus Drive was reopened after being closed due to a fallen tree this afternoon.

Trump says his mocking of reporter was misread

By New York Times
Responding to criticism over remarks he made Tuesday, Donald Trump, the Republican presidential candidate and real estate developer, denied on Thursday that he was mocking the appearance of a reporter for The New York Times with a physical disability.

Russia, France agree to tighten cooperation against IS

By Associated Press Posted 2:21 p.m. HST, Nov 26, 2015
The presidents of France and Russia agreed Thursday to tighten cooperation in the fight against the Islamic State group.

Man arrested on suspicion of kidnapping, abusing Honolulu woman

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 8:27 p.m. HST, Nov 26, 2015
A 48-year-old man was arrested this morning on suspicion of kidnapping, abusing a household member and interfering with reporting an emergency.

Protesters gather for Thanksgiving meal in Minneapolis

By Associated Press Posted 2:09 p.m. HST, Nov 26, 2015
Protesters and community members dined on donated pies, macaroni and cheese and traditional Thanksgiving fare Thursday outside a Minneapolis police station that has been the site of ongoing demonstrations since an officer fatally shot a black man earlier this month.

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