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                                Above center, the Cruz family — Rosie, left, Olivia and Jason — checked in Sunday at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport for their flight back to the San Francisco Bay Area after spending most of their summer on Oahu.

Details remain vague on Hawaii’s October pre-arrival testing program

Details remain vague on Hawaii’s October pre-arrival testing program

Newswatch

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                                University of Hawaii alumnus Jeff Rich, right, is shown with “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek during taping of the program.
UH alumnus to appear on tonight’s ‘Jeopardy!’

A 2012 University of Hawaii-­Manoa alumnus will appear on today’s season premiere of “Jeopardy!” Read more

911 Report

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                                HPD
Police make attempted murder arrest

Honolulu police arrested a 39-year-old man Saturday morning in connection with an attempted murder case. Read more

Vital Statistics

Vital statistics: Sept. 11 to Sept. 18, 2020

Each week, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser publishes Oahu statistics for marriage licenses and birth certificates filed with the state Department of Health’s Vital Statistics System. The dates indicate when the information was filed. Read more

Kokua Line

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / APRIL 21
                                Hawaiian Airlines A330 airbuses at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport.
Kokua Line: Readers seek clarity about Hawaii’s pre-travel test regimen

Readers mentioned checking numerous Hawaii- travel related websites and seeing the incorrect phrase “FDA-approved” test. As we’ve explained, the correct term is “FDA-authorized.” Read more

fl(ASH)back

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                                Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell, left, and Hawaii Gov. David Ige listen to questions during a press conference on Hurricane Douglas on Saturday.
David Shapiro: Local leaders take ‘Hokey Pokey’ path to COVID control

It’s the last Sunday in July and time to “flASHback” on the month’s news that amused and confused: Read more

Facts of the Matter

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                                Two men participate in a taichi class held at Kapiolani Regional Park, near the archery range.
Column: We utilize all parts of our brain, despite urban myths

Research has debunked the old adage that we use only 10% of our brain and has firmly filed it in the “urban myth” category. Read more

Volcanic Ash

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / JULY 3
                                Rick Blangiardi at his campaign headquarters.
David Shapiro: Mayoral foes spout vague hopes and hackneyed values

The 2020 mayoral election is one of our most consequential ever as voters choose a leader to lift our city out of a deadly pandemic, sinking economy and budget-busting rail disaster. Read more

Skywatch

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Skywatch: Tales of constellations have survived centuries

Manaiakalani, or Chiefly Fishing Line, the third of our four star families, is completing its westward journey back toward the horizon. Read more

Rearview Mirror

COURTESY CAROL NITTA / 1945
                                The strangest wedding ever shows the minister at left, the bride and groom in the middle and bridesmaid, Doris Ishikawa, right. Behind them, U.S. troops watch as a captured Japanese officer marries his beloved nurse at the end of World War II.
Rearview: Catching up on 2 unusual weddings and other war stories

Last month I wrote about John Wayne owning The Forbidden City, originally on the corner of Ala Moana Boulevard and Ward Avenue. Read more

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