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Three years ago, the same Beechcraft experienced “aircraft structural failure” in a skydiving-related mishap over a California parachute jump site, according to the National Transportation Safety Board. Read more
The death toll was the highest from a civilian air crash in 20 years, since the 1989 crash of a commuter flight on Molokai that killed 20. Read more
Inouye, the ship’s namesake, was a Medal of Honor recipient who broke racial barriers and represented Hawaii in the U.S. Senate for a half-century until his death in 2012. Read more
A floating device designed to catch plastic waste has been redeployed in second attempt to clean up a huge island of trash swirling in the Pacific Ocean between California and Hawaii. Read more
White House adviser Jared Kushner will present the economic portion of his Mideast peace plan on June 25 in Bahrain, with some key players missing.Read more
The move came after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had called Trump on Friday asking him to call off the operation. Read more
U.S. military cyber forces launched a strike against Iranian military computer systems on Thursday as President Donald Trump backed away from plans for a more conventional military strike in response to Iran’s downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, U.S. officials said. Read more
Motorists are urged to avoid the area until the repair is completed. Read more
President Donald Trump sent North Korean leader Kim Jong Un an “excellent” letter, the North’s state-run news agency reported Sunday, quoting Kim as saying he would “seriously contemplate it.” Read more
Several motorcycles and a pickup truck collided on a rural, two-lane highway in Randolph, N.H. Read more
Honolulu police said a 27-year-old man broke into a hotel room in Mapunapuna Friday evening. Read more
The president said he aborted a military strike set for Thursday after learning 150 people would be killed. Read more
The woman was in Chinatown at 12:40 a.m. when she reported being robbed.Read more
A 45-year-old woman who had a temporary restraining order against the suspect. Read more
The Honolulu Fire Department this morning extinguished a fire at a two-story abandoned home in Waianae. Read more
With renewed pledges on mass deportations, immigrant rights activists have fine-tuned and ramped up one of their most basic organizing tools: The know-your-rights training. Read more
World War II pilot Robert Friend, one of the last original members of the famed all-black Tuskegee Airmen, has died at the age of 99. Read more
In Texas, ICE’S homeland security operations arrested 280 employees at a company in Allen, Texas, in April, saying it was their biggest worksite operation in a decade. Read more
Much of the attention on the United States rightly goes to its prolific offense, especially after that 13-goal game to open the Women’s World Cup, but the team’s defense has been predictably reliable so far in France. Read more
The September 2018 hurricane turned downtown into a shallow lake of muddy water, flooding 106 homes — all but about 20 of the town’s households, town officials say. Read more
Archbishop Elpidophoros was enthroned today in an elaborate ceremony at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in New York City. Read more
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