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The latest on the Democratic presidential debates. Read more
The 12-person jury left the courtroom about 1:40 p.m. to begin deliberations.Read more
The Honolulu-bound morning contraflow lanes, which were closed today after the overnight deluge, will reopen Thursday with the usual 5 a.m.-to-9 a.m. hours. Read more
She was deemed cancer free in November 2017, but emergency throat surgery a year later revealed that the disease had returned. Read more
The forecast for the islands calls for “wet and unsettled weather pattern over Kauai County and Oahu through tonight, with rain, heavy at times, and a chance of thunderstorms.” Read more
Hawaiian Airlines light attendants are protesting protracted negotiations over a new contract. Read more
His family and friends, who called him “Nick” or “Kolya,” remember him as someone who appreciated the beauty of life, and was curious and adventurous and reminded others to follow suit. Read more
The U.S. Postal Service says it has found mail stolen in Hawaii more than a decade ago. Read more
Hawaii island police have found and arrested a suspect wanted for questioning in an attempted murder investigation. Read more
The victims from Friday night’s crash included six employees of the Oahu Parachute Center, three visitors and two local skydivers. Read more
A child was sitting in the bed of a pickup truck with his father as the vehicle was traveling on Kalihi Street when they saw a huge bolt of lighting in front of the truck. Read more
U.S. officials opened a Texas Border Patrol facility to journalists, offering a first inside glimpse of the station since migrant children reported living there in squalid conditions with inadequate food, water and sanitation. Read more
Next steps are unclear, but Pelosi quickly dismissed speculation that the Democratic-controlled House will simply accept the Senate measure. Read more
He implied that the incident was an example of Democrats’ showing frustration for the successes of his father’s Republican administration. Read more
Hurricane season began on May 15 in the Eastern Pacific and on June 1 in the Central Pacific, ending on Nov. 30. in both regions. Read more
Her 25-year-old son, Óscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez, and his daughter Valeria were swept away by the current near Matamoros, Mexico, and Brownsville, Texas, this week. Read more
It’s the first professional competition for the 22-year-old Ohashi, who finished college with 11 perfect 10s. Read more
The fun and flattery are largely over for President Donald Trump as he embarks on his third overseas trip in a month, this time facing a flurry of international crises, tense negotiations and a growing global to-do list. Read more
Donations must be made by 10 a.m. Friday to the Kickstarter campaign to get on the guest list for the concert. Read more
A nonprofit organization that searches for the remains of U.S. servicemen lost in past conflicts has found what officials believe are the graves of more than 30 Marines and sailors killed in one of the bloodiest battles of World War II. Read more
Mueller’s unusual back-to-back testimony in front of the House Judiciary and Intelligence committees is likely to be the most highly anticipated congressional hearing in years. Read more
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Hawaii Island surf report: https://www.orchidlandsurf.com/surfreports/
BBC World News video: https://www.bbc.com/news/av/10462520/one-minute-world-news
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Central Pacific Hurricane Center forecast: https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/cphc/
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