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Honolulu police reopened all lanes of the H-3 East shortly before 4 a.m. today after a man lost control of his motorcycle and crashed into a ravine. Read more
Saturday night was the night of a lifetime for BYU-Hawaii student Nicole Holbrook as she was crowned Miss Hawaii 2019 at the Hawaii Theatre. Read more
Vacation rental registrations have been coming in to Hawaii County faster than workers can process them as the county implements a new law. Read more
Two women, ages 22 and 34 years old, were hospitalized in serious condition after being involved in a head-on collision in Kaaawa. Read more
The chief executive of Boeing said the company made a “mistake” in handling a problematic cockpit warning system in its 737 Max jets before two crashes of the top-selling plane killed 346 people, and he promised transparency as the U.S. aircraft maker tries to get the grounded model back in flight. Read more
The Los Angeles Police Department is gathering evidence and video footage in an administrative investigation into an off-duty officer who shot and killed a man authorities say attacked him inside a Southern California Costco store. Read more
Brand familiarity isn’t everything when it comes to attracting audiences to the multiplex, and Hollywood is learning that lesson the hard way this summer with a slew of underperforming sequels and reboots. Read more
When John Frey’s family requested 101 birthday cards to celebrate the World War II veteran’s 101st birthday in Utah, they were expecting to get 500 at most. Frey ended up with well over 5,000 cards. Read more
A California court has ruled that prison inmates are legally allowed to possess marijuana, but that they are not permitted to use it. Read more
A massive blackout left more than 44 million people without electricity in Argentina and Uruguay after an unexplained failure in the neighboring countries’ interconnected power grid. Read more
Carli Lloyd scored a pair of goals for the United States in a somewhat subdued 3-0 victory over Chile that advanced the defending Women’s World Cup champions to the round of 16. Read more
Hong Kong citizens marched for hours in a massive protest that drew a late-in-the-day apology from the city’s top leader for her handling of legislation that has stoked fears of expanding control from Beijing in this former British colony. Read more
Four years ago, Donald Trump descended through the pink marble and brass atrium of Trump Tower to announce his candidacy for president, the first step on a journey few believed would take him all the way to the White House. Read more
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is reaching out to wary foreign leaders to frame alleged Iranian attacks in a Middle East oil shipping route as a problem for the world at large, especially for Asian countries vitally dependent on that oil. Read more
After receding from the national stage, the free college movement is resurfacing as a central rallying point for Democrats as they set their sights on the White House. Read more
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
There is no tsunami threat to Hawaii. 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
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