Hawaii State News, evening edition, Sunday, 22 April 2018


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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.
4 dead in Waffle House shooting in Tennessee; suspect sought

A customer at the restaurant took the gun from the suspect, who then took off his coat and fled the area.
A family on a special trip to Hawaii hopes to be reunited with lost photos

A family making a special visit to Hawaii is hoping to be reunited with photo capturing some special memories.

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SKorea halts propaganda broadcasts before summit with North

South Korea says it has halted anti-Pyongyang propaganda broadcasts on the border ahead of inter-Korean talks this week.
Hawaii principal receives top national honor

The Hawaii Elementary and Middle School Administrators Association announced on Sunday that the 2018 Hawaii National Distinguished Principal is Linell Dilwith of Stevenson Middle School.
In need of proper footwear for flood clean-up? Donation of rubber boots coming

Help continues to pour in for flood victims on Kauai. This time, the donations are coming from Utah.
Cosby defense team lobs attacks in court of public opinion

Bill Cosby’s lawyers and publicists are increasingly playing to the court of public opinion as his sexual assault retrial heads toward deliberations.
Cosby defense team lobs attacks in court of public opinion

Bill Cosby’s lawyers and publicists are increasingly playing to the court of public opinion as his sexual assault retrial heads toward deliberations.
Diver rescued from Hawaii Kai waters after medical emergency

Emergency crews rescued a man Sunday after he experienced a medical emergency while in the waters off Hawaii Kai.
Man fought gunman: He ‘was going to have to work to kill me’

The man who wrestled the gun away from the Nashville’s Waffle House shooting suspect says he decided if he was to die, gunman would “have to work to kill me.”.
French performers, politicians decry ‘new anti-Semitism’

Actor Gerard Depardieu, singer Charles Aznavour and former President Nicolas Sarkozy are among some 300 well-known French people urging national action in France to counter a “new anti-Semitism” that they blame on rising Islamic radicalism.
Macron to push Trump on Iran deal, says there’s no ‘Plan B’

French President Emmanuel Macron is urging U.S. President Donald Trump to stick with the Iranian nuclear accord, arguing that there’s no “Plan B”.
A family on a special trip to Hawaii hopes to be reunited with lost photos

A family making a special visit to Hawaii is hoping to be reunited with photo capturing some special memories.
Diver rescued from Hawaii Kai waters after medical emergency

Emergency crews rescued a man Sunday after he experienced a medical emergency while in the waters off Hawaii Kai.
Man fought gunman: He ‘was going to have to work to kill me’

The man who wrestled the gun away from the Nashville’s Waffle House shooting suspect says he decided if he was to die, gunman would “have to work to kill me.”.
Boxer who established a name as ‘Waianae Bomber’ dies at age 62

Mark Ibanez worked hard to establish himself in the sport of boxing. He had several titles under his belt and was considered a hometown hero.
The Latest: Sheriff: Suspect’s firearms card was revoked

Authorities say the suspect in a deadly shooting at a restaurant in Nashville was arrested last year by the U.S. Secret Service for being in a restricted area near the White House.
Memorial service set for woman killed in Southwest flight

An Albuquerque woman who died after an in-flight accident on a Southwest Airlines plane will be remembered at a memorial service.
Israeli minister vows to help Ethiopian Jews move to Israel

Israel’s Justice minister vows to help Ethiopia’s Jews immigrate to Israel as soon as possible during a rare visit to Ethiopia.
Hawaii National Guard unit to deploy to Afghanistan

A Hawaii National Guard unit is deploying to Afghanistan – the first of about 1,000 state guardsmen who will be sent to the Middle East and Europe over the next year.
Trial set to begin for ex-Arizona lawmaker in Alaska killing

A disgraced former Arizona legislator accused of killing a man in southeast Alaska in 2016 is scheduled to stand trial, starting this week.
Boxer who established a name as ‘Waianae Bomber’ dies at age 62

Mark Ibanez worked hard to establish himself in the sport of boxing. He had several titles under his belt and was considered a hometown hero.
The Latest: Sheriff: Suspect’s firearms card was revoked

Authorities say the suspect in a deadly shooting at a restaurant in Nashville was arrested last year by the U.S. Secret Service for being in a restricted area near the White House.
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