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UH West Oahu to explore athletic program

The Pueo could soon take flight. University of Hawaii West Oahu chancellor Rockne Freitas announced Thursday that he intends to submit letters of interest to both the NCAA and Pacific West Conference, in hopes of starting a Division 2 athletics program.…
Pi'ikea Kitamura // Hawaii Athletics

‘Bows captain Kitamura preps for senior week

As the University of Hawai'i baseball team (12-33, 7-14 BWC) get set for their final home-stand of the season against UC-Davis this weekend, one Rainbow in particular will be sorely missed.…
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Sears announces closure of Kauai store

After more than 30 years of business, Sears will shut down on Kauai. The Sears store and Auto Center in the Kukui Grove Shopping Center in Lihue will close at the end of July.…
Humane Society Pomeranian Adoption

Hundreds pack Humane Society to pick out Pomeranians

It was an amazing turnout as 11 rescued Pomeranians were available for adoption on Thursday. By the time the Hawaiian Humane Society opened its doors, the place was packed with people eagerly waiting to take one home.…
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2 endangered Hawaiian Hawks shot on Big Island

Two endangered Hawaiian Hawks were recently shot and wounded on the Big Island. The two hawks were brought to the Three Ring Ranch animal sanctuary with what appears to be wounds from a BB gun. …
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AAA Hawaii: Gas prices up again

Local gas prices increased slightly in many areas again over the last week, according to the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch.…
Kauai Fire Department

Kauai firefighters put out house fire in Koloa

The Kauai Fire Department responded to a house fire in Koloa early Thursday morning. Officials say the fire caused $400,000 in damage to the home and its contents.…
An empty driveway leads to what was once a home, with only the slab left of a house swept off of its foundation by a tornado, in Granbury, Texas, Thursday, May 16, 2013. A rash of tornadoes slammed into several small communities in North Texas overnight, leaving at least six people dead, dozens more injured and hundreds homeless.  (AP Photo/The Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Paul Moseley)  MAGS OUT; (FORT WORTH WEEKLY, 360 WEST)

10 tornadoes whip through North Texas; 6 dead

Ten tornadoes touched down in several small communities in North Texas overnight, leaving at least six people dead, dozens injured and hundreds homeless. Emergency responders were still searching for missing people Thursday afternoon.…
Manoa attack victim

Suspect released on bail accused of second attack

A man was brutally beaten Wednesday afternoon and his father says the attacker needs to be locked up. The suspect is also accused of pouring vodka on another man, then threatening to set him on fire.…
Honolulu Airport

Audit criticizes DOT overspending, delays

More than half-a-million dollars in office renovations -- that's just one example of questionable spending for the state's billion dollar airport improvement project. …
Albert Kuewa

Airman recognized as casualty of war 4 decades later

An airman's family waited more than four decades for him to be recognized for his service in Vietnam. A ceremony at the Hawaii Vietnam Memorial at the state capitol on Wednesday honored Albert Kuewa, who died in 1964. …
Pomeranian

Dogs rescued from Halawa home in high demand for adoption

The Hawaiian Humane Society has received hundreds of calls from families interested in adopting the Pomeranians rescued from a Halawa home. The first batch, a total of 12 dogs, will be available Thursday.…