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Former state Sen. John Carroll announces run for Honolulu mayor, while Council Chairman Ikaika Anderson drops out
One person is in and another one is out for the 2020 mayoral campaign to replace Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell. Read more
The University of Hawaii basketball team today secured a commitment from a post player from one of the country’s top high school basketball teams. Read more
This morning at Makapuu tidepools, an injured dog and its owner were rescued by fire department personnel and airlifted to safety in a helicopter.Read more
Police swarmed the Costco after shots were reported at the huge store about 50 miles (80.5 kilometers) southeast of downtown Los Angeles. Read more
A 34-year-old man who allegedly stole a 65-year-old man’s vehicle in Waianae was arrested early this morning while allegedly in possession of illegal drugs.Read more
A single-vehicle crash this morning on Hawaii island killed an unidentified female driver on Government Beach Road, 2.8 miles south of Kahakai Boulevard. Read more
There is no tsunami threat to Hawaii. Read more
Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong are planning a mass protest Sunday even after the territory’s embattled leader Carrie Lam sought to quell public anger by shelving an unpopular extradition bill that has highlighted apprehension about relations with mainland China. Read more
The Trump administration is facing growing complaints from migrants about severe overcrowding, meager food and other hardships at border holding centers like this one. Read more
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries says so many gray whale carcasses have washed up this year they’ve run out of locations where they can be left to decompose. Read more
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam steadily climbed her way up bureaucratic ranks to capture the top position in the former British colony, relying on sheer intelligence, ambition, canny networking and an astute deference to authority.Read more
United Airlines said Flight 627 from Denver was landing at 1 p.m. today with 166 passengers when the tires blew. Read more
“I’ve got some things to straighten out,” he said. Read more
NBC set the lineup for its two-night debate of 2020 presidential contenders later this month, with a top-heavy second session that will pit former Vice President Joe Biden onstage against 2016 Democratic runner-up, Bernie Sanders, the youthful Mayor Pete Buttigieg and California Sen. Kamala Harris. Read more
The sailboat ran aground on the revetment dividing the lagoon from the open ocean. Read more
Passengers and crew aboard a Turkish Airlines jetliner subdue a man who started screaming a few minutes after takeoff from Istanbul. Turkey. Read more
French Culture Minister Franck Riester said this week the cathedral remains in a “fragile” state, especially its vaulted ceiling, which is still at risk of collapsing.Read more
Hawaii island police reopened Government Road near Papaya Farms Road in Pahoa following a car crash this morning. Read more
The organization is working on the project despite a new state law that virtually bans abortion in Alabama. Read more
The crash injured four people including a 31-year-old man who remains in critical condition with brain and spine injuries. Read more
A total of 52 traffic fatalities have been recorded in Hawaii in 2019 through Wednesday. Read more
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