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2015-09-02 17:12

Though Hurricane Jimena is forecast to track far north of the Hawaiian Islands, the disturbance is generating large swells that could bring high surf to east-facing shores into early next week, forecasters say.

State & Regional

2015-09-02 13:41

The Hawaii Department of Transportation has filed lawsuit against Ciber Inc. alleging the consulting firm defrauded the state and engaged in other misconduct on a project to implement new software for the department’s Highways Division.

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Local Features

2015-09-02 01:30

The heavy rains brought lots of unusual life in the lawn. Mark Chesler/Community Contributor

Obituaries

2015-09-01 10:48

Editor’s note: Obituaries are published free of charge as a public service. The content is subject to editing to ensure parity treatment and style continuity.

Opinion

2015-09-02 01:30

On July 30, the trustees voted to authorize the Office of Hawaiian Affairs administration’s proposal to consolidate my committee, Asset &Resource Management (ARM) and the Land and Property (LAP) Committee into a new super-committee called the Committee on Resource Management. The board needs to vote on it one more time before it becomes official but, by the time you read this, it probably already happened.

Nation & World

2015-09-02 14:30

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Officials at California’s oldest state prison scrambled to provide safe drinking water to thousands of inmates after waterborne Legionnaires’ disease hospitalized one inmate and was suspected of sickening more than two dozen others.

Lifestyle

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.