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HONOLULU Casey Williamsons love of adventure led him to winter snowboarding in Vail, Colorado, and summer skydiving in Moab, Utah. A year-and-a-half ago, he found his way to Hawaii, where he could skydive year-round.
A memorial was dedicated Saturday to 52 Hawaii Island military members killed in action in the Korean War and five others who died of non-combat causes during the bloody conflict.
KAILUA-KONA Mango tree branches are hanging low, weighted down by the red, green and yellow jewels ripening in the warm sun as the smell of the luscious fruit fills the air in Kona.
BATH, Maine A Hawaiian delegation brought a tropical flair to a state known for cold weather as a U.S. Navy destroyer bearing the name of the late Sen. Daniel Inouye was christened Saturday at Bath Iron Works.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 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.
KEALAKEKUA Jurors began deliberating Friday in the case of an attempted murder of a hotel security guard.
KAILUA-KONA A 34-year-old woman is recovering from injuries suffered in an apparent shooting incident early this morning on Mana Road in Waimea.
KEALAKEKUA A judge will view documents pertaining to a drug case in private before he rules whether the case is dismissed.
KEALAKEKUA A Waimea man accused of the traffic death of a Hawaii Fire Department captain has pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from the May 22 crash.
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