A masked protester is backdropped by a Turkish flag near a barricade on the edge of Gezi Park, in Istanbul, Turkey, Wednesday, June 12, 2013. Riot police fired tear gas, water cannon and rubber bullets in day-long clashes that lasted into the early hours Wednesday, battling protesters who have been occupying Istanbul's central Taksim Square and its adjacent Gezi Park in the country's most severe anti-government protests in decades.(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

Lawyers rail at police response to Turkey protests

Thousands of black-robed Turkish lawyers stormed out of their courthouses Wednesday, shouting about the rough treatment police dished out to their colleagues amid Turkey's biggest anti-government protests in years.…
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Former owner of Lanai offers $1.1B for Dole Food Company

He made millions when he sold the island of Lanai. Now, David Murdock has plans to spend it and much more. The owner of Castle & Cooke has put in a bid to buy Dole Food Company. It's a deal that would give him ownership of the world's largest fruit and vegetable producer.…
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3-year-old boy catches first wave in Waikiki

A little boy's day out in the water is drawing a lot of attention. Three-year-old Chase Straube recently caught his first wave off Waikiki Beach at the spot known as "Walls."…
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Top music groups set to headline Microsoft store grand opening

What do a rapper, DJ, and an alternative rock band have in common? All of them are heading to Hawaii for an exclusive event. Microsoft is offering a concert featuring Macklemore and Ryan Lewis plus alternative band Neon Trees Thursday night at Kakaako Waterfront Park.…
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Community members participate in Veterans Outreach Day

Veterans Outreach Day was held at Aala Park on Tuesday. VA specialists, social workers, and soldiers gathered to provide services including medical and mental health screenings, information on veteran benefits, enrollment services, and assistance with claims for homeless veterans.…