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A total of 33 kupuna (Hawaiian elders) were arrested this morning during a sit-in on the Mauna Kea Access Road. Read more
A 20-year-old man is injured after he was shot on the road this afternoon.Read more
Tua, a Saint Louis School graduate, is a junior at Alabama, and Tualia, who attended Kapolei High before finishing at Thompson High in Alabaster, Ala., is a true freshman with the Crimson Tide. Read more
Police arrested the suspect, of no local address, Monday night after he allegedly started a fire Thursday off Waiko Road and Kuihelani Highway. Read more
The Democratic-controlled House has voted to hold two top Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas related to a decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. Read more
The nation’s major suppliers of lead paint have agreed to pay California’s largest cities and counties $305 million to settle a nearly 20-year-old lawsuit, attorneys said. Read more
Hawaiian Electric is seeking new, clean energy projects to provide reliable service over the next five years following the expected closure of its largest fossil fuel plant on Oahu in 2022, and the retirement of its oldest, oil-fired plant on Maui in 2024.Read more
A 57-year-old pedestrian was taken to a hospital after she was struck by a pickup truck in Kalihi today. Read more
Prosecutors have dropped a sexual assault case against Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey, who had been accused of groping 18-year-old man in 2016.Read more
More than 50,000 former college athletes next month will begin collecting portions of a $208 million class-action settlement paid by the NCAA in a case that challenged its caps on compensation. Read more
The House easily killed a maverick Democrat’s effort to impeach President Donald Trump for his recent racial insults against lawmakers of color in a vote that provided an early snapshot of just how divided Democrats are over trying to oust him. Read more
Delta Air Lines says it eliminated its $150 fee to check golf clubs, surfboards, bicycles, scuba gear and other large sporting equipment. Read more
Police said the suspect used force in an attempt to flee the scene when witnesses detained him until officers arrived. Read more
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has issued a final environmental impact statement for the Burning Man counter-culture festival that will cap attendance at the current 80,000 limit. Read more
Both Apple and Google are rolling out dozens of new emojis that, as usual, included cute crittters, but also ones that expand the boundaries of inclusion.Read more
A federal judge in Brooklyn handed down the sentence today, five months after Guzman’s conviction in an epic drug-trafficking case. Read more
It was not immediately clear what motivated the attack. Read more
People raised fears on Twitter and other social media sites that on iPhones, FaceApp would be able to see and upload all your photos, including screenshots with sensitive financial or health information or photos of kids with the names of their schools in the background. Read more
Asia is having its own #MeToo moment, with its homegrown entertainment industries grappling with many of the issues that have upended entertainment careers in the United States and elsewhere. Read more
The Federal Reserve’s latest nationwide survey reveals that despite growing worries about the impact of President Donald Trump’s trade battles, the overall economy remained solid. Read more
A French architect says that Notre Dame Cathedral still isn’t safe enough for restoration work to begin, more than three months after a devastating fire nearly destroyed the monument. Read more
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