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    Dad Put on Probation for Making Son Walk a Mile Home from School

    By Brian Shields

    LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — A judge sentenced a Hawaii man to one year of probation and a $200 fine for making his son walk a mile home from school as a form of discipline. Judge Kathleen Watanabe called the punishment "old-school" Full Article

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    Father Stays Out Late Drinking Making Babysitter Wait but It’s The Teen Girl Who Got in Trouble

    By Brian Shields

    LIHUE, Hawaii (KRON) -- An 18-year old babysitter will have to spend three days in jail and then serve probation for beating up the father of the kids she was watching after he stayed out late drinking. Mandy Abreu says Full Article

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    The Legendary Hokulea to Set Sail on Global Journey

    By Candice Naranjo

    HONOLULU (AP) — To take the Hokulea for a spin off the coast of Oahu is to see the Hawaiian islands in perhaps the same way as their discoverers did hundreds of years ago. Those seafarers likely arrived on a boat Full Article

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    Hawaiians Urge STD App to Change Name

    By Katie Lyons

    HONOLULU (AP) - The founder of an app called "Hula" that provides information about sexually transmitted diseases says he plans to change its name after complaints that it's culturally insensitive to Hawaiians. Ramin Bastani told The Associated Press on Tuesday Full Article

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    Santa Rosa Woman Dies While Ziplining in Hawaii

    By Candice Naranjo

    SANTA ROSA -- A Santa Rosa woman died Thursday when she fell from a zipline at Piiholo Ranch Zipline in Makawao, Hawaii. Maui police Lt. William Juan identified the woman as 29-year-old Patricia Rabellizsa, of Kihei, an employee of Piiholo Full Article

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    16-Year-Old Survives in Wheel Well of Maui Flight

    By Daniel Radovich

    HONOLULU (AP) -- FBI officials say a 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii, surviving the trip halfway across the Pacific Ocean unharmed despite frigid temperatures at 38,000 feet and a Full Article

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    Woman Caught Trying to Sneak onto Hawaii-Bound Plane

    By Candice Naranjo

    SAN MATEO -- A 62-year-old San Francisco woman was placed on probation Thursday after she was arrested trying to sneak through San Francisco International Airport security to get onto a flight to Hawaii on three separate occasions, according to the Full Article

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    Small Bomb Explodes at Hawaii School

    By Candice Naranjo

    HILO, Hawaii (AP) - Authorities say a small bomb exploded outside an auditorium at a Hawaii high school, prompting a campus lockdown but apparently causing no injuries. Hawaii Department of Education spokesman Alex Da Silva says the small device that Full Article

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    Hawaii Waves Could Hit 50 Feet

    By Katie Lyons

    (CNN) -- The biggest waves in a decade are forecast to be rolling toward Hawaii this week, but surfers are set to miss out on the chance to ride them. The National Weather Service in Hawaii said it expects waves Full Article

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    Plane Crash Survivor Captures Moment on Camera

    By Candice Naranjo

    (CNN) -- Sirens went off in the small plane he was a passenger on, and Ferdinand Puentes and eight others aboard "knew what was going on." The aircraft was going down, and Puentes grabbed his GoPro camera and recorded the Full Article

  • Parents accuse Hawaii dentist of leaving daughter, 3, with brain damage

    Parents: Girl Brain Damaged By Dentist

    By Mario Sevilla

    Mobile App users click here to view the video HAWAII (CNN) -- The parents of a 3-year-old in a "vegetative state" are suing a Kailua, Hawaii, dentist, alleging negligence and dangerous conduct that left the girl with massive, irreversible brain Full Article

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    Hawaiian Kayaker Killed in Shark Attack

    By Brian Shields

    MAUI, Hawaii (CNN) -- A man fishing from a kayak off a Hawaiian island has died after being bitten by a shark, authorities said Monday. The incident was the latest in an alarming spate of shark attacks in the state Full Article

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    Hawaii Hosts State’s First Legal Same-Sex Weddings

    By Brian Shields

    HONOLULU -- Same-sex couples are taking advantage of Hawaii's newfound aloha for gay weddings. Six couples tied the knot early Monday, shortly after midnight, when a new law allowing same-sex couples to marry took effect. A Waikiki resort was hosting Full Article

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    Molasses Won’t Slow Hawaii’s Endangered Species

    By Brian Shields

    HONOLULU -- A Hawaii state official in charge of cleaning up the spill of 1,400 tons of molasses in Honolulu Harbor says no endangered species have been hurt in the accident. Dr. Keith Kawaoka of the Hawaii Department of Full Article

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    Name Won’t Fit on Woman’s License

    By Brian Shields

    HONOLULU -- A Hawaii woman's last name is a real mouthful, containing 36 letters and 19 syllables in all. And it's so long that she couldn't get a driver's license with her correct name. Janice "Lokelani" Keihanaikukauakahihuliheekahaunaele is in the Full Article

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    Update: Flossie Downgraded to Tropical Depression

    By Brian Shields

    HONOLULU -- Weather officials have downgraded a tropical storm moving through Hawaii to a tropical depression, reflecting weaker winds and rainfall as the system makes its way across the Big Island and Maui. The National Weather Service canceled all storm Full Article