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This is the 14th day of the high-profile trial, one of the largest public corruption cases in Hawaii history. Read more
Soon after the false reports began spreading on social media, Hawaii DOT officials tweeted out that there was no shooter at the airport. Read more
Kolten Wong and the St. Louis Cardinals got a second shot at Miami Marlins rookie right-hander Jordan Yamamoto today. Read more
Kahele announced in January that he was running for Gabbard’s congressional seat which represents rural Oahu and the neighbor islands.Read more
Protesters said they let construction workers and residents through the highway but turned away about 50 tourists just after 5 this morning. Read more
A 28-year-old male driver died at the scene after he collided with another vehicle this afternoon in Haleiwa. Read more
Jabbing at the press and poking at the political establishment, President Donald Trump officially kicked off his reelection campaign Tuesday at a Florida rally where he exhorted thousands of rollicking supporters to keep advancing his political movement to put America’s “own citizens first.” Read more
The committee originally subpoenaed Hicks to give public testimony, but agreed to the closed-door interview after negotiations. A transcript of the session will be released in the days afterward. Read more
Motorists are advised to expect delays. Read more
President Donald Trump announced Shanahan’s departure in a tweet, and said that Army Secretary Mark Esper would be the new acting Pentagon chief. Read more
She has been identified as Alaysha Fujiyama of Keaau. Read more
Unique N. Watson was charged Monday afternoon with second-degree attempted murder. Her bail is set at $250,000. Read more
On Monday, the National Weather Service noted one tie and two record-breaking highs, but only by a difference of one degree. Read more
San Francisco supervisors moved a step closer to becoming the first city in the U.S. to ban all sales of electronic cigarettes to crack down on youth vaping.Read more
Sandy Hook family wins round against conspiracy theorists, hoaxers who claim school shooting never happened
The book, “Nobody Died at Sandy Hook,” has also been pulled from shelves to settle claims against its publisher filed by Lenny Pozner, whose 6-year-old son Noah was killed in the shooting. Read more
Members of the crew were arrested and face federal charges. Read more
President Donald Trump has repeatedly claimed just the opposite, saying earlier this month in Ireland: “We have the cleanest air in the world, in the United States, and it’s gotten better since I’m president.” Read more
German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and was visibly shaking today as she greeted the new Ukrainian leader in the hot sun in Berlin, saying later that she clearly hadn’t drunk enough water. Read more
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has once again approved the contentious Trans Mountain pipeline expansion that would nearly triple the flow of oil from the Alberta oil sands to the Pacific Coast. Read more
Stewart accused McConnell of slow-walking the legislation and using it as a political pawn to get other things done. Read more
The actor, producer and former professional wrestler said embracing himself allowed him to carve his own space in the entertainment industry and become one of its biggest stars. Read more
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