Hawaii State News, evening edition, Saturday, 21 April 2018


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Here are today’s top Hawaii State news headlines compiled by https://feedly.com.  Views expressed in this news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

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Kauai shark attack victim survived bites from a bear and a rattlesnake

Dylan McWilliams doesn’t believe that old saw about lightning never striking twice. Not after he was attacked by a shark Thursday in the waters of Kauai less than a year after he was mauled and dragged by a black bear in the wilds of Colorado. And certainly not after he was bitten by a rattlesnake in Utah a little over three years ago. What is it about this guy that draws dangerous predators with
‘Austin Powers’ star Verne Troyer dies at age 49

Verne Troyer, an actor famous for his role as Mini-Me in the “Austin Powers” trilogy, has passed away.
Kauai shark attack victim survived bites from a bear and a rattlesnake

Dylan McWilliams doesn’t believe that old saw about lightning never striking twice. Not after he was attacked by a shark Thursday in the waters of Kauai less than a year after he was mauled and dragged by a black bear in the wilds of Colorado. And certainly not after he was bitten by a rattlesnake in Utah a little over three years ago. What is it about this guy that draws dangerous predators with

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Max Holloway to defend belt against Brian Ortega in stacked UFC 226 event

Max Holloway will defend his featherweight world title against Brian Ortega at UFC 226 on July 7 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, the UFC announced this evening. Holloway (19-3, 5-3 UFC) will make the second defense of his 145-pound title he won last year with a third-round TKO of Jose Aldo. Holloway had been booked for two fights this year — against Frankie Edgar in March and Khabib Nurmagomedov
Helping others in times of need. It’s the Kauai way to recover from disasters

On the first weekend since torrential rains prompted historic flooding across parts of Kauai, residents and visitors on the Garden Isle spent Saturday helping neighbors recover from the storm’s destruction.
1 million meals: Volunteers exceed fund raising goal in annual food drive

More than 1,700 people volunteered Saturday to raise money and collect food donations for the Hawaii Food Bank.
1 million meals: Volunteers exceed fund raising goal in annual food drive

More than 1,700 people volunteered Saturday to raise money and collect food donations for the Hawaii Food Bank.
Forecast: Drier with locally breezy trade winds

We should have drier conditions for the rest of the weekend, with a few showers for the usual windward and mauka areas. However, high clouds will linger over Maui County and the Big Island through Monday.
Sea Life Park celebrates Earth Day with a splash

Sea Life Park celebrated Earth day a day early on Saturday with its annual community beach cleanup.
Volunteers team up to clean up elementary school in Kalihi

The students of Likelike Elementary School have a special surprise in store for them when they return to school on Monday.
UH study: Youth make up a majority of Hawaii’s hidden homeless

Hawaii’s homeless crisis is hitting young people particularly hard.
UH study: Youth make up a majority of Hawaii’s hidden homeless

Hawaii’s homeless crisis is hitting young people particularly hard.
Forecast: Drier with locally breezy trade winds

We should have drier conditions for the rest of the weekend, with a few showers for the usual windward and mauka areas. However, high clouds will linger over Maui County and the Big Island through Monday.
The Latest: Romney must compete in primary for Senate seat

Mitt Romney has been forced into a Republican primary for a U.S. Senate seat in Utah as he looks to restart his political career by replacing long-serving Sen. Orrin Hatch.
Road to N. Korea’s denuclearization is littered with failure

A look at previous nuclear negotiations with North Korea and how the currently planned talks between Seoul, Pyongyang and Washington took shape.
Sea Life Park celebrates Earth Day with a splash

Sea Life Park celebrated Earth day a day early on Saturday with its annual community beach cleanup.
17 killed as 2 dragon boats capsize in southern China

The fire department says the death toll from two boats that capsized in southern China has risen to 17.
Volunteers team up to clean up elementary school in Kalihi

The students of Likelike Elementary School have a special surprise in store for them when they return to school on Monday.
World’s oldest person dies in Japan at age of 117

The world’s oldest person has died in southern Japan at the age of 117.
The Latest: Barbara Bush buried at presidential library

Guests have begun to arrive at St. Martin’s Church in Houston for the funeral of former first lady Barbara Bush.
Honolulu police investigate suspected Wahiawa kidnapping

Honolulu police are investigating a possible kidnapping that took place in the Wahiawa area on Friday.
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