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Accessed on 12 July 2019, 0055 UTC, Post 19182.
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Air Canada Flight AC33 was en route to Sydney from Vancouver, British Columbia, when it encountered turbulence about two hours past Hawaii. Read more
Kuihelani Highway in Kahului remains closed in both directions due to a large brush fire. Read more
Hawaii Attorney General Clare E. Connors has joined a coalition of attorneys general filing an amicus brief defending the human rights of children held in civil immigration detention in the United States. Read more
His reversal comes after the Supreme Court blocked his efforts to include the citizenship question and as the government had already begun the lengthy and expensive process of printing the census questionnaire without it. Read more
A fire at a two-story, residential home in Ewa Beach this morning was caused by unattended cooking, according to the Honolulu Fire Department. Read more
National Weather Service forecasters expect today to be mostly sunny and breezy in Honolulu, with a high near 90 degrees, humidity at 65% and an east-northeast tradewinds of about 16 miles per hour. Read more
Thousands of Louisianans broke out sandbags or fled to higher ground today as Tropical Storm Barry threatened to turn into the first hurricane of the season and blow ashore with torrential rains that could pose a severe test of New Orleans’ improved post-Katrina flood defenses. Read more
Banks led the market higher, benefiting from the surge in bond yields. Read more
The officer said that Gen. John Hyten subjected her to a series of unwanted sexual advances by kissing, hugging and rubbing up against her in 2017 while she was one of his aides. Read more
For nearly an hour Thursday, the service we use to keep up with everything and nothing appeared inaccessible for people around the world, regardless of celebrity status or follower count. Read more
The once-highly promoted plan from Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar ran into opposition within the White House. Read more
A Hawaii developer has agreed to cancel a planned condominium project to preserve a surfing area. Read more
Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler of New York will make the final decision about issuing the subpoenas and has said they can be avoided if witnesses and the administration cooperate voluntarily. The vote was 21-12. Read more
Masses of tangled plastic litter and packets of snacks were retrieved from their stomachs, with the heaviest amount weighing 9 ½ pounds. Read more
The operation, which has sparked outrage and concern among immigrant-rights advocates, would target people with final deportation orders, including families whose immigration cases were fast-tracked by judges in 10 major cities, including Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and Miami. Read more
Brigham Young University has updated its honor code process following widespread student criticism that it lacks transparency and compassion. Read more
A 57-year-old Maui man died in a single-vehicle accident this morning after driving off a cliff in Kahikinui. Read more
Epstein, 66, was arrested Saturday night in New Jersey as he arrived from Paris and now faces charges that he engaged in sex trafficking with dozens of underage girls in Florida and New York from 2002 to 2005. Read more
A 90-year-old Honolulu woman died this afternoon from injuries sustained when she was struck by a pickup truck in Salt Lake this morning. Read more
Police are looking for two male suspects who robbed a 51-year-old man in Kalihi today. Read more
The three men allegedly stole about 200 coconuts and then fled in an unknown direction. Read
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Central Pacific Hurricane Center: https://nhc.noaa.gov/cphc/
Hawaii Island surf report: https://www.orchidlandsurf.com/surfreports/
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