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Shoppers thankful for sales as stores open early on holiday

By Jayna Omaye Posted 9:33 a.m. HST, Nov 26, 2015
Die-hard shoppers gave thanks this morning to doorbuster deals and blue light specials at Kmart on Nimitz Highway.

Expect a wet Thanksgiving as rain clouds move over islands

By Craig Gima Posted 7:55 a.m. HST, Nov 26, 2015
A band of rain that brought rain to Oahu a few days ago, has moved back and is expected to bring a wet Thanksgiving to the state.

What's open and closed on Thanksgiving

Posted 8:12 a.m. HST, Nov 26, 2015
Here's what's open and closed on Thanksgiving.

Hurricane Sandra strengthens to a Category 4 storm

By Associated Press Posted 6:41 a.m. HST, Nov 26, 2015
Hurricane Sandra has strengthened to a powerful Category 4 storm in the eastern Pacific off Mexico's coast.

Projects stall after feds allow fish farming in open ocean

By Julie Watson Posted 6:12 a.m. HST, Nov 26, 2015
Some 90 percent of seafood consumed by Americans is imported — a fact that the Obama administration vowed to start turning around by expanding fish and shellfish farms into federal waters.

Armed man robs another man of vehicle, wallet in Kalihi

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 9:55 p.m. HST, Nov 25, 2015
A man robbed a man at gunpoint of his wallet and vehicle in Kalihi on Wednesday.

Philippine forces kill 8 suspected to have IS sympathies

By Jim Gomez Posted 6:19 a.m. HST, Nov 26, 2015
Philippine marines killed eight suspected sympathizers of the Islamic State group in a clash in the southern Philippines on Thursday, seizing bomb-making equipment, assault rifles and black flags, military officials said.

Thanksgiving parade features balloons, bands, heavy security

By Karen Matthews Posted 6:29 a.m. HST, Nov 26, 2015
Giant balloons took to the clear, sunny sky over midtown Manhattan today for the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, with spectators lining up along the parade route and a heavy police presence keeping a watchful eye.

Mariota, Titans eager to snap 10-game skid at home

By Teresa M. Walker Posted 2:44 p.m. HST, Nov 25, 2015
The Tennessee Titans have not won in their own stadium since Oct. 12, 2014.

Firefighters block off Makiki house while gas leak repaired

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 6:12 p.m. HST, Nov 25, 2015
Honolulu firefighters blocked off a residence at 2009 Makiki St. in response to a gas leak Wednesday afternoon.

Thai police allege armed plot by government opponents

By Nattasuda Anusonadisai Posted 6:08 a.m. HST, Nov 26, 2015
Thai police said Thursday they have uncovered a plot by opponents of the military government involving an armed attack during upcoming events commemorating the country's monarchy.

2 injured after tree falls on building at Queen's

By Star-Advertiser Staff Posted 9:14 a.m. HST, Nov 25, 2015
Eleven firefighters from two fire companies were called to the Queen’s Medical Center after a large tree fell on an administrative building. A Queen’s spokeswoman said no patients were injured.

City: No parking at Lanikai for Thanksgiving weekend

By Star-Advertiser Staff Posted 9:26 a.m. HST, Nov 25, 2015
No vehicles will be permitted to park on the right side of the road along the Lanikai loop through the four-day Thanksgiving weekend, city officials warn.

Big Island man gets 15-year prison term for 2012 fatal crash

By Associated Press Posted 8:51 a.m. HST, Nov 25, 2015
A Big Island man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for causing a 2012 traffic collision that killed two women and injured seven other people.

Kailua water main break repaired; roads reopened

By Star-Advertiser Staff Posted 5:37 a.m. HST, Nov 25, 2015
Board of Water Supply crews have completed repairs to a 12-inch water main break in Kailua this evening.

No. 5 Kansas wins Maui Invitational

By Brian McInnis Posted 7:04 p.m. HST, Nov 25, 2015
LAHAINA >> Fifth-ranked Kansas took control in the second half and defeated No. 19 Vanderbilt ___ in the championship game of the 2015 Maui Jim Maui Invitational tonight.

At funeral for slain Minneapolis man, vow to seek justice

By Associated Press Posted 6:46 p.m. HST, Nov 25, 2015
Hundreds of people filled a Minneapolis church on Wednesday for the funeral of a black man whose death in a confrontation with police has sparked days of ongoing protests, while charges were pending against four men suspected in a shooting that wounded several of the protesters.

Frank Gifford suffered head trauma associated with football

By Associated Press Posted 2:56 p.m. HST, Nov 25, 2015
The family of Pro Football Hall of Famer Frank Gifford says signs of the degenerative disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy were found in his brain after his death.

Former boxing champion O'Neil Bell fatally shot

By Associated Press Posted 6:48 p.m. HST, Nov 25, 2015
Police say a former boxing champion has been shot to death during a robbery in Atlanta.

Obama: No credible intelligence about plot against U.S.

By Associated Press Posted 7:54 a.m. HST, Nov 25, 2015
President Barack Obama said there is currently no "specific and credible" intelligence indicating a terrorist plot on the United States, as he sought to reassure anxious Americans for the Thanksgiving holiday.

E. coli tied to Costco more dangerous than Chipotle outbreak

By Associated Press Posted 6:42 a.m. HST, Nov 25, 2015
The strain of E. coli linked to Costco chicken salad that sickened 19 people in seven states is more likely to be life-threatening than a recent outbreak that closed some Chipotle restaurants in the Northwest.

Protesters to target Chicago shopping area on Black Friday

By Associated Press Posted 6:44 p.m. HST, Nov 25, 2015
Small groups of demonstrators gathered throughout the day Wednesday to protest the death of a black teen shot 16 times by a white police officer, and they urged supporters to join them in trying to shut down Chicago's famous Michigan Avenue shopping district during the Black Friday shopping bonanza.

Category 3 Sandra sets late-season record for East Pacific hurricanes

By Associated Press Posted 6:08 a.m. HST, Nov 25, 2015
Hurricane Sandra has strengthened to a Category 2 storm as it swirls off Mexico's Pacific coast.

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