Friday, September 4, 2015         
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Far-away hurricanes continue to bring storm, surf threats

By Craig Gima Posted 6:25 a.m. HST, Sep 4, 2015
Hot, humid weather with the chance of heavy showers continues Friday and could extend into next week as Hurricane Jimena continues on a path to pass north of the main Hawaiian islands and Hurricane Ignacio moves away.

Man found guilty of raping Canadian woman in Waimanalo

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 6:14 p.m. HST, Sep 3, 2015
A 38-year-old man was found guilty Wednesday of raping a Canadian woman in the bushes last year along Kalanianaole Highway in Waimanalo.

Mariota tosses 1st TD pass, Titans beat Vikings 24-17

By Teresa M. Walker Posted 5:16 a.m. HST, Sep 4, 2015
Marcus Mariota finally showed he could start a game in style, and now the warmup act is over for the rookie quarterback.

Police investigating stabbing in Aiea

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 4:39 a.m. HST, Sep 4, 2015
Moanalua Loop between Kaonohi and Lii Ipo strreets is closed in both directions Friday morning as police conduct a criminal investigation

Veteran national TV golf analyst, Maui resident fighting cancer

By Ferd Lewis Posted 12:02 p.m. HST, Sep 3, 2015
Longtime TV golf analyst and Maui resident Mark Rolfing is undergoing treatment for a rare form of salivary gland cancer, the Golf Channel announced today.

Jury finds man guilty of selling crystal meth at Kailua Beach

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 6:12 p.m. HST, Sep 3, 2015
A 65-year-old man was found guilty Thursday by a state jury of selling crystal methamphetamine or “ice” at Kailua Beach Park.

With clerk jailed, gay Kentucky couple gets marriage license

By Adam Beam Posted 5:22 a.m. HST, Sep 4, 2015
A gay couple emerged from a Kentucky county clerk's office with a marriage license in hand Friday morning, embracing and crying as the defiant clerk who runs the office remained jailed for her refusal to issue the licenses because she opposed same-sex marriage.

Officials say Kauai still in drought despite recent rains

By Associated Press Posted 4:54 a.m. HST, Sep 4, 2015
Kauai is still under drought conditions, despite greener pastures and recent rainfall connected to Tropical Storm Ignacio.

Ala Moana Center announces additional Ewa wing tenants

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 11:34 a.m. HST, Sep 3, 2015
Ala Moana Center announced Thursday more tenants moving into its $570 million Ewa wing expansion.

Woman charged with arson in fire of Ocean View house she rented

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 1:48 p.m. HST, Sep 3, 2015
Hawaii island police charged an Ocean View woman with arson in connection with a fire Wednesday at the house she occupied.
 

Police seek female who robbed downtown bank

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 2:13 p.m. HST, Sep 3, 2015
Police are looking for a female wanted for robbing Territorial Savings Bank, 1100 Bishop St., on Thursday.

Dr. Beach gives extra credit for no smoking beaches in 2016

By Associated Press Posted 4:59 a.m. HST, Sep 4, 2015
After 25 years of ranking beaches, the professor known as "Dr. Beach" is starting his list of best beaches over from scratch in 2016. And he'll be giving extra credit to beaches that ban smoking.

Students ask Education Department to discharge college debt

By Anne Flaherty & Jennifer C. Kerr Posted 7:29 p.m. HST, Sep 3, 2015
More than 3,000 former Corinthian College students will have their college loans erased, the first wave of debt relief tied to the collapse of the for-profit higher education chain.

Shark mauls 65-year-old and injures his leg off Australia

By Associated Press Posted 8:34 p.m. HST, Sep 3, 2015
A 65-year-old man was mauled by a shark off Australia's most populous state on Friday, but managed to get back on his surf ski and get help on shore, police said.

Tripler Fisher House run to be held Saturday at Ford Island

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 8:27 p.m. HST, Sep 3, 2015
The fourth annual Tripler Fisher House Hero and Remembrance Run will be held Saturday at Ford Island and is free to the public.

Ex-court employee sentenced for taking payments from probationers

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 3:52 p.m. HST, Sep 3, 2015
A former state court probation officer who took payments from probationers to pay off fines or fees of other probationers avoided prison time Thursday and was sentenced to 400 hours of community service.

Hawaii knocks off Colorado

By Paul Arnett Posted 7:19 p.m. HST, Sep 3, 2015
On a hot and humid night at Aloha Stadium, Colorado and Hawaii knew how important this nonconference football game was for both teams.

Showers drench Oahu; State remains under flood watch

By Craig Gima Posted 5:18 a.m. HST, Sep 3, 2015
Stormy weather over the islands Thursday has prompted a flood warning for Oahu and watches across the state as hot, humid weather brought over the islands by Hurricane Ignacio continues to generate showers and thunderstorms.
 

Maui rescuers assist 2 visitors trapped by flash floods

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 9:52 p.m. HST, Sep 3, 2015
Maui fire rescue crews assisted a pair of hikers trapped by flash floods in Waihee Valley at 12:48 p.m. Thursday.

Dole Cannery, buildings evacuated due to flooding

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 12:57 p.m. HST, Sep 3, 2015
Dole Cannery and surrounding offices are being evacuated due to flooding.
 

Kennel says ex-Steeler Kemoeatu a bad dog owner

By Associated Press Posted 4:02 p.m. HST, Sep 3, 2015
The owner of a Baltimore kennel where former Pittsburgh Steeler Chris Kemoeatu has left his dog for the past 10 months says he's racked up an $11,000 bill and she may find a new home for the animal.

1 student killed, 2 injured at Sacramento college

By Associated Press Posted 3:38 p.m. HST, Sep 3, 2015
Police hunted for a gunman Thursday night who opened fire at a Sacramento college parking lot, killing one student and wounding two others, officials said.

Hilo Hattie to emerge from bankruptcy by year's end

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 2:07 p.m. HST, Sep 3, 2015
Hilo Hattie expects to emerge from bankruptcy by year's end and will continue operations online and at three stores.

Waianae's Max Holloway gets Stephens at UFC 194

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 1:51 p.m. HST, Sep 3, 2015
Waianae’s Max Holloway has agreed in principle to face Jeremy Stephens in a featherweight bout at UFC 194 on Dec. 12 in Las Vegas, multiple sources confirmed Thursday.

Applicants for UH Board of Regents sought

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 12:12 p.m. HST, Sep 3, 2015
The state’s Candidate Advisory Council is seeking applicants to serve on the University of Hawaii Board of Regents for multiyear terms that would begin July 1.

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