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Fisherman's wharf faces its final days

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 04:55
The wind went out of its sails long ago. Now the nautical-looking building that was home to the Fisherman's Wharf restaurant at Kewalo Basin for more than 50 years is headed for the boneyard.

Rover marks next step in exploring space

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 04:55
A brand-new planetary rover climbed up steps and trekked over large blocks of wood in front of the state Capitol on Friday — over and over and over again as curious lawmakers, legislative staff and passers-by took turns at the helm of its remote-control panel.

Contract spells out church protocol

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 04:55
A new provision in next year's employment contract for approximately 650 Roman Catho­lic school teachers and administrators in Hawaii would make same-sex marriage and engaging in homosexual activity fireable offenses.

More heavy rainfall possible across isles

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 04:55
A flash-flood watch is in effect for all islands through 6 a.m. Sunday as strong low winds combine with a surface trough to produce slow-moving heavy rain and thunderstorms.

Isle robotics competition draws students from around globe

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 04:55
Loud music and cheers Friday filled the Stan Sheriff Center, where nearly 1,000 students were competing in "Aerial Assist" — a basketball-like game pitting teams of robots against each other.

Harris and Bukoski show interest in House seat

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 04:55
In what could be among the most competitive Demo­cratic primaries this year, Robert Harris, director of Sierra Club Hawaii, and Kika Bukoski, executive director of the Hawaii Building and Construction Trades Council, have shown interest in a likely vacant Windward state House seat.

Newswatch

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 04:55
Mobile centers help veterans • Plan maintains Kiholo reserve

911 Report

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 04:55
Hilo murder victim is named by police • Early confrontation leads to shooting • Office identifies men found on 2 beaches

Redeveloping the Kam Drive-In site in Aiea

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 04:55
The ambitious plan to redevelop the 15-acre Kam Drive-In site in Aiea could also help spawn hundreds of low-income housing units near the Pearlridge Transit Station and other hubs along the city's upcoming $5.26 billion rail line.

Advocates stress need to prevent child abuse

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 04:55
The horrific abuse suffered by 5-year-old Talia Williams, who died after repeated beatings by her father and stepmother, has thrown a harsh light on a painful subject many people would rather avoid.

New York Times: A Borderline Where Women Bear the Weight

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 04:59
MELILLA, Spain » It was 9 a.m., and hundreds of Moroccan women, many of them older, were already at work, bent over and straining, trying to inch up the hill to the border post here. Many had bundles as big as washing machines lashed to their backs.

New York Times: Hopes Frustrated, Many Latinos Reject the Ballot Box Altogether

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 04:59
AURORA, Colo. » As the weather warms, Lizeth Chacon is anticipating a new season of registering Latino voters - yet dreading experiences like one late last year, when she came upon a skate park full of older teenagers.

Obituaries

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 04:59
Sandra Kehaulani Maio Acedillo • Marina Sybille Katharina Stampf Alofaituli • Rodney Kealiimahiai Burgess III • Merledeen Nell Chandler • Eugene DeGuzman Ciubal; and more

Obituaries

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 04:59
Anthony Almeida • Nora Bungula Cabatu • Romulo C. Casino Jr. • Hellen Galas Monico • Dennis Kealoha Kanealii Montervon • Mapuola Taumaia Noa • Antonio Ayson Purugganan • and more

New York Times: Remaking a life, after years in an Israeli prison

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 04:59
Muqdad Salah is a man in a hurry. He inhales food, and bristles at lateness. His wife, Kefaya, said he expected her to make rooms immaculate immediately, "like a magician." They married in November, and he is already pressing her to start fertility treatments.

New York Times: In Broadway seats, few guys among the dolls

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 04:59
NEW YORK » More men are steering clear of Broadway, and not even this spring's ultimate bro show - "Rocky," the new musical about the beloved boxing underdog - has found a way to fill seats with them.

Head injury killed girl, doctor insists

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 04:59
The final government witness in the capital murder trial of former Schofield Barracks soldier Naeem Williams completed her testimony for jurors Thursday.

Kauai County sees largest population growth in the state, data show

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 04:59
Kauai is the fastest-growing county in Hawaii, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The island's population rose 1.6 percent to 69,512 from 68,395 residents between July 1, 2012, and July 2013, according to the agency.

Ruling in GI's death awaits medical tests

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 04:59
The medical examiner has deferred a determination of the cause of death for a 32-year-old Schofield Barracks soldier who was found in a Jeep with another person earlier this month at Kaena Point.

State is sued over demonstration rules

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 04:59
The American Civil Liberties Union sued the state Thursday, claiming its restrictive policies for demonstrating at the state Capitol violate the First Amendment.