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Travel Guide For Honolulu’s Waikiki

From hotel accommodations to recommendations for dining, use this handy guide to Waikiki to get you around the island.

07/03/2014

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Celebrated Surfer, Oceanographer Ricky Grigg Dies At 77

He appeared in more than a dozen surf movies and did a turn as a surfing coach for a 1964 episode of the TV drama “Dr. Kildare.”

05/31/2014

Former Citigroup and Time Warner chairman Dick Parsons held his first press conference Monday as the Clippers interim CEO. (Photo credit: CBS)

Clippers CEO Dick Parsons Clarifies College Hoops Experience

The interim chief executive of the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday responded to a report questioning his playing experience by saying he played one season of freshman basketball at the University of Hawaii and wasn’t very good.

05/22/2014

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‘X-Men’ Director Bryan Singer Calls Sex Ring Allegations ‘A Shakedown’

“The allegations against me are outrageous, vicious and completely false,” Singer wrote.

04/24/2014

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The 25 Best Beaches In The World

After months of polar vortexes it’s finally almost time to lay out in the sun and sand. To help get the ball rolling, we rounded up the 25 best beaches in the world.

04/23/2014

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‘X-Men’ Director Bryan Singer Accused Of Sexual Abuse, Participating In Hollywood Sex Ring Involving Boys

An attorney for a former child model and aspiring actor has filed a lawsuit against “X-Men” franchise director Bryan Singer, accusing him of sexually abusing him as a teenager.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/17/2014

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‘X-Men’ Director Bryan Singer Accused Of Sex Abuse

A former child model and aspiring actor is accusing “X-Men” franchise director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing him as a teenager in a federal lawsuit filed in Hawaii.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/16/2014

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No Immediate US Tsunami Threat From Chile Quake

Paul Whitmore, the director of the National Weather Service’s West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center, says the greatest potential threat from Tuesday night’s quake is to Hawaii.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/01/2014

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Climb The Tallest Mountain In The World In 30 Mins

Mount Everest gets all the credit, but Hawaii’s Mauna Kea (an idle volcano that’s been around for, you know, a million years) is technically the world’s tallest mountain. Technically. While it stands 13,800ft above sea level, more than two thirds of the hill is actually submerged underwater, which brings the total height to 33,136ft.

03/28/2014

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UC Santa Barbara Fan Storms Court To Confronts Hawaii Head Coach Gib Arnold

A UC Santa Barbara basketball fan ran on the court and confronted Hawaii coach Gib Arnold during the Gauchos’ 86-77 victory over the Rainbow Warriors on Thursday night.

03/06/2014

Dominic Conti doesn't understand why he was suspended from school when he was only protecting his sister from alleged sexual harassment. (credit: CBS)

Only On 9: Family Outraged Over Suspension Of Westlake High Senior Class President

He reportedly confronted — and got into an altercation — with a football player he accused of sexually harassing his 15-year-old sister.

02/06/2014

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Visit A Vodka Distillery… In Paradise

If year-round sunshine, epic waves, and surfer chicks aren’t enough to lure you to Maui, the island’s solar-powered, organic vodka distillery might do it. Check out Ocean Vodka, an 8-year-old company that recently opened a visitor-friendly complex. Aloha!

01/17/2014

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Best Places To Visit Off Season In The US

New Orleans, Orlando, Maui, Phoenix, and San Francisco are among the best places to visit in the U.S. in the off season.

01/07/2014

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La Habra Police Employees Help Send Korean War Vet To Pearl Harbor

A Korean War veteran was honored Wednesday with a Christmas surprise from some of his colleagues at the La Habra Police Department.

12/18/2013

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Mother Of Pregnant Calif. Woman Killed In Hawaii Points To Clues In Anonymous Letter

Twenty-five-year-old Brittney Royal was found strangled in waters off a bay near a lava viewing area on Hawaii’s Big Island in May.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/17/2013

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