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2015-09-04 07:23

The official start of construction on the Queen Kaahumanu Highway widening project began Thursday with a tiny amount of soil moved by oo, the traditional Hawaiian digging tool.

Arts & Entertainment

2015-09-04 07:18

Want to explore intergalactic worlds without leaving Earth or your hotel? Then HawaiiCon, to be held at the Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel Thursday through Sept. 13, is your ticket to explore. In its second year, HawaiiCon is a science fiction-themed convention that immerses fans into the fantasy world of film and television stars, screen writers, comic book legends and cosplayers.

Local Sports

2015-09-04 01:30

HILO – The game started innocently and awkwardly enough. On the first play Thursday night, Kamehameha’s Israel Bowden deflected a screen pass intended for teammate Tre Evans-Dumaran, who raised his arms as if to say, “Huh?”


2015-09-04 01:31

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Nation & World

2015-09-04 07:03

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hundreds of refugees who have been stuck for days at Budapest’s Keleti train station gathered their belongings and began marching out of the city, vowing to make it to Austria on foot after Hungarian authorities blocked them from boarding Western-bound trains.


2015-09-01 09:30

The autumn produce season catches me off-guard every year. As we glide from the hot days of August into the cooler months ahead, we never quite know when the magic moment arrives that we have seen our last bit of fresh summer fruit in the produce aisle. Sure, we can get peaches all year if we insist (and are willing to pay a small fortune), but they just aren’t nearly as delicious.