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The Rev. Sky Liko St. John captivated people with his infectious humor and engaging manner. "He transformed and helped so many people," said best friend James Buchanan.
She was an iron fist in a velvet glove, her granddaughter said — a political dynamo who broke down barriers while ruling with fierce passion gilded in quiet aloha. She was soft, but not a pushover. Assertive, but not brash.
President Barack Obama and his family spent Saturday afternoon on the North Shore at childhood friend Bobby Titcomb's annual holiday barbecue. The Obamas regularly visit Titcomb's beachside house near Waialua for a barbecue during their Hawaii vacations.
Federal legislation co-authored by Hawaii U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz to help make college more affordable and reduce the burden that college debt puts on students is set to be introduced early next month.
Hawaii dogs and cats could play a role in developing new cancer therapies for pets and people. A Texas-based national cancer registry for animals is seeking pet owners from Hawaii and across the country to register their dogs and cats afflicted with cancer, who may be candidates for clinical trials testing cancer drugs.
It's time to send 2013 on its way by recapping the year's news "flASHback" style:
Bishop Museum is open on New Year's Day, but will be closed on New Year's Eve as it is each Tuesday.
5 islands warned of high surf till Monday • Man gets 15 years for gambling and meth • Shark sightings prompt closure of Maui beach • Paddleboarder safe after being blown to sea
3 killed in Farrington Highway crash • Man critically hurt after being hit by car
The fatal assault on a 62-year-old man by a group of young men or boys Friday in Pawaa touched off the latest murder investigation tied to the death of a homeless individual in Honolulu.