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A flash flood watch has been issued for the Big Island from this evening through late Monday night. Read more
Two structures — a two-story multi-family residence and neighboring single family home — were damaged by fire in Pearl City on Saturday night. Read more
A man who died either jumping or falling off the H-1 Freeway on-ramp leaving the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport is expected to be identified Monday by the city’s medical examiner. Read more
The United States won its record fourth Women’s World Cup title and second in a row, beating the Netherlands 2-0 when Megan Rapinoe converted a penalty kick in the second half and Rose Lavelle added a goal. Read more
Wealthy financier and registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein is due in court following an arrest in New York on new sex-trafficking charges involving allegations that date to the early 2000s, according to law enforcement officials. Read more
Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan defended U.S. Border Patrol stations following reports of crowded and unsanitary conditions that have heightened debate about President Donald Trump’s immigration policy, a trademark issue for his re-election campaign. Read more
Iran has increased its uranium enrichment beyond the limit allowed by its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, inching its program closer toward weapons-grade levels while calling for a diplomatic solution to a crisis heightening tensions with the U.S.Read more
Shaken residents were cleaning up today from two of the biggest earthquakes to rattle California in decades as scientists warn that both should serve as a wake-up call to be ready when the long-dreaded “Big One” strikes. Read more
A Women’s World Cup stirred by heated debates on politics, pay and technology saw the narratives fused in Sunday’s final by the undisputed and outspoken star of the tournament: Megan Rapinoe. Read more
Matlock Avenue in Makiki has reopened in both directions between Piikoi Street and Keeaumoku Street this afternoon following a structure fire. Read more
Nearly one-quarter of Americans say they never plan to retire, according to a poll that suggests a disconnection between individuals’ retirement plans and the realities of aging in the workforce. Read more
Nationals ace Max Scherzer has determined that resting his ailing back is more important than pitching in the All-Star Game. Read more
Britain’s ambassador to the United States described the Trump administration as “diplomatically clumsy and inept” and said he doubted it would become “substantially more normal,” according to a leaked diplomatic cable. Read more
Sunny Garcia survived another surgery in an effort to keep the veteran Hawaii professional surfer alive since he was found unresponsive April 29 and hospitalized in critical condition. Read more
“Spider-Man: Far From Home,” the first Marvel movie after “Avengers: Endgame,” swung past any franchise fatigue to dominate the July Fourth holiday weekend. Read more
The median sales price for single-family homes increased 2.3% in June — from $782,388 to $800,000, the Board of Realtors said. Read more
Hawaii County Police and National Park Service are investigating the incident. Read more
Officials in Southern California expressed relief Saturday that damage and injuries weren’t worse after the largest earthquake the region has seen in nearly 20 years, while voicing concerns about the possibility of major aftershocks in the days and even months to come. Read more
A 63-year-old Mountain View man was charged with a variety of drug and weapon offenses following a traffic stop in Hilo. Read more
Toronto said farewell to Kawhi Leonard. Miami said hello to Jimmy Butler.Read more
The blast sent large pieces of debris about 100 yards (about 91 meters) across the street. Read more
Other news sources:
Central Pacific Hurricane Center: https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/cphc/
Hawaii Island surf report: https://www.orchidlandsurf.com/surfreports/
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