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By Request: Pumpkin muffins suit the season

These pumpkin-sunflower seed muffins are light, slightly reminiscent of pumpkin pie, but leaning more toward a tender scone. Read More

The Weekly Eater: Akira’s kaiseki fascinates from start to finish

Several great Japanese restaurants opened this year, but Akira is proving to be the best of the bunch. Read More

Magnum Reloaded: Waikiki art heist leaves Magnum framed

The private investigator becomes the prime suspect in a murder and the theft of six valuable paintings. Read More

Incidental Lives: Mom, tutor join forces to help girl beat dyslexia

Kapiolani Barber and her husband, Bruno Stempel, knew their daughter needed help, but three years of following every lead and researching every angle had left them with more questions than answers. Read More

Kokua Line: Precision on license form helps ensure mail delivery

Question: Did they ever find out why people aren’t receiving their licenses? What number are we supposed to call? I didn’t pay attention at the time, but now it’s my license that is missing and my temporary is expiring. Read More

Ferd Lewis: Mariota won’t last if he can’t stay upright

The first Tennessee-based company that quarterback Marcus Mariota signed a sponsorship deal with after being drafted by the Titans was Saint Thomas Health. Read More

Kokua Line: Get paperwork together for second shot at shredding

Question: Auwe! You didn’t give us enough notice of the free shredding. I need a few days to get my paperwork together and time to arrange a ride since I don’t drive anymore. When is the next one? Read More

Ferd Lewis: UH football goals hinge on challenging stretch

In his postgame remarks as Saturday night turned into Sunday morning in Utah, University of Hawaii football coach Nick Rolovich wished his Brigham Young University counterpart, Kalani Sitake, a “successful season.” Read More

Show Biz: ‘Dolly!’ full of challenges, rewards for Loretta Ables Sayre

Loretta Ables Sayre ends her triumphant run in Diamond Head Theatre’s “Hello, Dolly!” with a matinee today. Read More

Lee Cataluna: Cost concerns doom plans for preserve in Aina Haina

Last year, a nonprofit organization bought a stretch of undeveloped hillside below Hawaii Loa Ridge in East Honolulu for a notable price: $380,000 for 75 acres in one of the priciest neighborhoods in Hawaii. Read More

Volcanic Ash: Putting school tax on ballot lets unions sidestep debate

If the teachers’ union wants to amend the state Constitution to facilitate pay raises, it could support a constitutional convention and let its proposal be properly considered alongside all the other priority needs of public education. Read More

Ferd Lewis: Slow start doomed UH’s hopes of breaking hex in Provo

After traveling more than 3,000 miles to get here, the Rainbow Warriors (6-2) suffered a 10th consecutive loss in Provo. Read More

Five-0 Redux: ‘Hawaii Five-0’ turns up heat to beat spike in crime

A heat wave on Oahu causes an increase in 911 calls and the team searches for a woman who shot two HPD officers. Read More

Kokua Line: Renew U.S. passport early to ensure entry overseas

Question: How long before your passport expires can it be renewed? Read More

Lee Cataluna: Convention center has evolved into a typical state facility

There seems to always be a Cosplay or Comic Con at the Hawai‘i Convention Center, with happy people in wigs, capes and tights skipping across Atkinson to reach the glass-front walls of the building like they’re heading to a crystal castle in their fantasy story. Read More

Ferd Lewis: Former Hawaii receiver Dylan Collie on the other side of BYU’s rivalry game

Wide receiver Dylan Collie went on a mission out of Brigham Young University in 2013, proselytizing the faith of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Richmond, Va. Read More

Rearview Mirror: From roller rink to nightclub, Dot’s has storied history in Wahiawa

I’ve written about Wahiawa on several occasions this year. This time, I thought I’d write about one of its icons — Dot’s restaurant. Read More

Kokua Line: Yearly drug disposal event adds Kapolei drop-off site

Question: When is the next drug disposal event? I don’t like having this stuff around. I am older and have some health problems, so I get prescribed quite a bit. Some of it is “take as needed” and I don’t need all of it. … I like to get rid of it all at once. Read More

Ferd Lewis: Count BYU and Hawaii as 2 of ESPN’s favorite sons

ESPN2 is scheduled to show Saturday’s University of Hawaii football game at Brigham Young, but the network’s interest in this one goes far beyond the three-hour plus time window it will occupy or the ratings it will generate. Read More


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