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April 12, 1987 | DAVID DEVOSS, David DeVoss is a Los Angeles Times Magazine staff writer.
ACROSS THE PACIFIC OCEAN, a never-ending war of maneuver is under way. It is a three-dimensional struggle--under sea, on the water and in the air--that pits the U.S. Navy against a Soviet fleet three times its size. The prize is control over half the world's surface. The weapons are multimillion-dollar ships and planes, as well as a vast array of sophisticated electronics that could provide the winning advantage if a conflict between the superpowers ever erupts.
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February 13, 2014 | By Christopher Reynolds
The Four Seasons resorts on Lanai have opened their own lounge at Honolulu International Airport. The move, a first in Hawaii and a rarity in airports anywhere, gives Lanai-bound Four Seasons guests a 1,000-square-foot haven during the lull between flights. (Lanai gets no direct flights from the mainland.) The new lounge opened Feb. 7 in the airport's Commuter Terminal. It includes food, beverages, iPad and Wi-Fi access, charging stations, luggage storage, fancy televisions, newspaper, magazines and a concierge who can help with check-in chores, restaurant reservations and other details.
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NEWS
May 30, 2013 | By Jay Jones
The Pan-Pacific Festival , one of Honolulu 's biggest annual celebrations, will draw thousands of people to Waikiki from June 7-9. Activities will bring together people from various Pacific Rim cultures to share their music, arts, dance, food and more. The festival begins at 11 a.m. June 7 and moves into high gear that evening with a block party from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. along Kalakaua Avenue. It will feature live entertainment on multiple stages, plus craft booths and dozens of food booths and trucks.
NEWS
December 10, 2013 | By Mary Forgione, Daily Deal and Travel Blogger
Times Square in New York City and the Las Vegas Strip seem to have a lock on the ultimate New Year's Eve parties. But if your travel plans don't take you to those places, you may want to welcome 2014 with Miley Cyrus in Miami or Bill Maher in Honolulu. Either way, you'll need a ticket -- before they sell out. Miami: The twerkster herself Miley Cyrus and Pharrell Williams, nominated for seven 2014 Grammy Awards, will cohost a poolside NYE bash at the luxe Fontainebleau Miami Beach . About 1,000 people are expected to party on the hotel's ocean-facing lawn.
NEWS
November 7, 2012 | By Kim Murphy
Former House Majority Speaker Kirk Caldwell won an easy victory Tuesday to become Honolulu's mayor in an election that was widely seen as a referendum on the city's controversial $5.2-billion rail project. Caldwell, who was formerly acting mayor of the city, defeated former Gov. Ben Cayetano, who had emerged from retirement largely with the goal of halting the 20-mile-long rail project, which he says is too costly and will do little to relieve the city's worsening traffic congestion.
TRAVEL
April 21, 2013 | By Julia Flynn Siler
HONOLULU - He's known as the Woody Guthrie of Hawaiian music, a virtuoso ukulele player who's helped to introduce new generations to music that might otherwise be lost. But on the autumn morning I met up with Eddie Kamae, few people seemed to recognize the octogenarian wearing Levis and a blue work shirt. It was just after 9 a.m., and Eddie was eating a bowl of vanilla ice cream at the Wailana Coffee House in Waikiki. He had risen before sunrise to pray, read the paper and watch the sky lighten from the nearby apartment building where he and his wife, Myrna, have lived for nearly half a century.
NEWS
November 5, 2013 | By Jay Jones
If you're planning a Star of Honolulu dinner cruise in December, better check your calendar. Oahu's popular sailing trip will be closed part of the month. The ship , which has been welcoming guests aboard its sunset sailings for 55 years, will be in dry dock Dec. 11-23. Dinner cruising will resume on Christmas Eve and will also be available on Christmas Day. Whale watching trips return Dec. 26. At 232 feet long, the Star of Honolulu is the largest vessel of its kind in Hawaii.
NEWS
August 29, 2013 | By Jay Jones
Vodka will join the long list of spirits, food and wine being celebrated during this year's Hawaii Food & Wine Festival in Honolulu. The third annual festival  begins Sunday and will continue through Sept. 9. It will bring participants face-to-face with 75 world-class master chefs, culinary personalities and wine and spirit producers. The festival was founded by Hawaiian chefs Alan Wong  and Roy Yamaguchi. This year's lineup will include Tony Abou-Ganim , who bills himself as the Modern Mixologist.
NATIONAL
November 1, 2012 | By Kim Murphy, Los Angeles Times
KAPOLEI, Hawaii - For all those visitors to Waikiki Beach who see Honolulu as a South Sea paradise, Maeda Timson would like to invite them to climb into her minivan and drive for a moment in her world. She leaves her home in this fast-growing suburb every morning at 6:20 for what has become an hour and a half commute to her job as vice president at Bank of Hawaii in downtown Honolulu. Sometimes it takes two hours to go the 23 miles. "Where's the quality of life?" Timson said.
BUSINESS
January 31, 1985 | JESUS SANCHEZ, Times Staff Writer
Newport Beach-based Maui Airlines plans to start regular late-night passenger service between Honolulu and Maui on Friday, despite an ongoing legal battle over who owns the airline's business plan. Robert C.K. Lee, Maui Airlines' president, said the airline would offer five round-trip flights daily between 7:30 p.m. and 3 a.m. for passengers arriving in Honolulu late at night.
NEWS
November 5, 2013 | By Jay Jones
If you're planning a Star of Honolulu dinner cruise in December, better check your calendar. Oahu's popular sailing trip will be closed part of the month. The ship , which has been welcoming guests aboard its sunset sailings for 55 years, will be in dry dock Dec. 11-23. Dinner cruising will resume on Christmas Eve and will also be available on Christmas Day. Whale watching trips return Dec. 26. At 232 feet long, the Star of Honolulu is the largest vessel of its kind in Hawaii.
NATIONAL
September 13, 2013 | By Matt Pearce
Fish began dying en masse in the waters around Honolulu after hundreds of thousands of gallons of molasses spilled into Honolulu Harbor early this week, and there's nothing officials can do to clean it up. Thousands of fish have died from the sugary sludge. Crabs lay dead along the harbor bottom while more fish floated listlessly, some seeming to gasp above the surface of the water contaminated by the syrupy sweetener. The spill is one of the worst man-made disasters to hit Hawaii in recent memory, officials said, not least because no one has quite seen anything like it. "There's nothing you can do to clean up molasses," said Jeff Hull, a spokesman for Matson Inc., the company responsible for the leak.
NEWS
September 6, 2013 | By Mary Forgione, Daily Deal and Travel Blogger
Hawaiian Airlines and Tourism New Zealand have teamed up to offer a package starting at $1,210 that covers round-trip airfare, a night's stay in Auckland and a seven-day car rental. The fare is good from Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas and other western U.S. cities, but only until the end of the month. The deal: All About Tours makes reservations for the package that includes: --Round-trip airfare on Hawaiian Airlines to Auckland, with a stop in Honolulu; --One night with breakfast at the Copthorne Hotel Auckland HarbourCity ; --Seven days car rental with unlimited mileage.
SPORTS
August 29, 2013 | By Eric Sondheimer
The Conejo Valley Unified School District and Westlake High officials have completed their investigation into an incident last week in Hawaii involving football players that resulted in a student's arrest on suspicion of sexual assault. The report will be forwarded to the Thousand Oaks Police Department for review, Superintendent Jeff Baarstad said Thursday. Honolulu police arrested a 17-year-old Westlake football player on suspicion of sexual assault involving a 15-year-old player but prosecutors declined to file charges.
NEWS
August 29, 2013 | By Jay Jones
Vodka will join the long list of spirits, food and wine being celebrated during this year's Hawaii Food & Wine Festival in Honolulu. The third annual festival  begins Sunday and will continue through Sept. 9. It will bring participants face-to-face with 75 world-class master chefs, culinary personalities and wine and spirit producers. The festival was founded by Hawaiian chefs Alan Wong  and Roy Yamaguchi. This year's lineup will include Tony Abou-Ganim , who bills himself as the Modern Mixologist.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 29, 2013 | By Eric Sondheimer
School officials have completed their investigation into an incident last week in Hawaii involving members of the Westlake High School football team that resulted in a student's arrest on suspicion of sexual assault. The report will be forwarded to the Thousand Oaks Police Department for review, Supt. Jeff Baarstad said Thursday. Honolulu police arrested a 17-year-old Westlake football player on suspicion of sexual assault of a 15-year-old player, but prosecutors declined to file charges.
SPORTS
January 17, 1985 | DAVE DISTEL, Times Staff Writer
A French priest named William Joseph Chaminade founded the Society of Mary in 1817. Almost a century and a half later, in 1955, the Society of Mary named a Honolulu university in his honor. But it took Ralph Sampson to make Chaminade famous. That was in the winter of 1982-83, when unheralded and unheard of Chaminade beat Sampson and the rest of the University of Virginia basketball team, 77-72. Chaminade?
TRAVEL
October 21, 2012 | By Catharine Hamm, Los Angeles Times
HONOLULU - That Hawaiian shirt you wore on Friday for casual day? You can thank Alfred Shaheen for that. Clothes may make the man, but Shaheen was the man who made the clothes - the fashionable ones created in Honolulu that elevated aloha attire to a new level of sophistication. In the 1950s, '60s and '70s, if you were wearing a Shaheen creation, you had the good goods. Not sure what a Shaheen looks like? Imagine shirts and dresses that suggest various ethnic influences in rich (not loud)
NEWS
July 10, 2013 | By Mary Forgione, Daily Deal and Travel Blogger
Budget carrier Allegiant Air will operate between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Honolulu (HNL) starting Oct. 30 with $99 fares each way for a limited time. The deal: The $99 one-way fares are real, but note that Allegiant charges fees for baggage, carry-on luggage and other amenities that could increase the cost . Some examples: Expect to pay $14.99 to $35 per bag for a first and second checked bag if you book in advance. Those fees increase to $50 or $75 a bag if you pay at the airport.
NEWS
June 11, 2013 | By Shashank Bengali
WASHINGTON - Consulting giant Booz Allen Hamilton said Tuesday that it had fired Edward Snowden “for violations of the firm's code of ethics and firm policy” after the 29-year-old admitted he leaked secrets of the U.S. government's surveillance programs to the news media. The company said that Snowden, who had been assigned to a team in Hawaii for less than three months, was earning a salary “at a rate of $122,000.” Snowden claimed he made about $200,000, a figure that could have included overtime pay and other bonuses.
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