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Law enforcement said there would be no arrests on Mauna Kea today as long as protesters let 22 astronomy workers through their access road blockade. Read more
The move will allow the museum to focus its resources on its main campus on South Beretania Street. Read more
The state-mandated removal of wastewater lagoons at a Hawaii dairy has commenced. Read more
In the eight months since the Nov. 23 injury, Milton continues to make his way back from a devastating injury. Read more
It has been a rarity for much of the season for the Miami Marlins’ starting pitchers, but Jordan Yamamoto was afforded a second chance Tuesday. Read more
Stevens’ influence was felt on issues including abortion rights, protecting consumers and placing limits on the death penalty. Read more
Since the start of the month of July, a record or tie in temperatures has been recorded nearly every day. Read more
In a letter to U.S. District Judge Jesse Furman, government lawyers said today that they don’t oppose an order barring the U.S. from asking about citizenship on the 2020 survey. Read more
Hundreds of immigrants showed up at border crossings today in hopes of getting into the U.S. but faced the likelihood of being turned away under a new Trump administration asylum rule that upends long-standing protections for people fleeing violence and oppression in their homelands.Read more
HECO said the work will also require the use of a helicopter on Saturday and Sunday to transport equipment and personnel to a utility structure on a nearby mountain ridge, weather permitting. Read more
Two suspects in the armed robbery of three 7-Eleven stores were charged in federal court today and are being held in federal custody. Read more
The kind of attacks more commonly reserved for banks and other institutions holding sensitive data are increasingly targeting school systems around the country. Read more
Stocks ended a five-day winning streak today as investors cautiously assessed the first big round of corporate earnings reports. Read more
Police said the suspect and victim, 24, were involved in an argument at DeCorte Neighborhood Park at about 10:30 a.m. Monday. Read more
The vote came after Trump and top congressional Republicans denied he is a racist and urged GOP lawmakers to oppose the Democratic measure. Read more
Iran offered no immediate comment on what happened to the Panamanian-flagged oil tanker Riah. Read more
The scandal that is threatening to buckle the boyish 40-year-old governor are the details of a profanity-laced and at times misogynistic online chat with nine other male members of his administration in which some of the U.S. territory’s most powerful men act like a bunch of teenagers. Read more
The Health and Human Services department formally notified family planning clinics that it will begin enforcing the ban on abortion referrals, along with a requirement that clinics maintain separate finances from facilities that provide abortions. Read more
A federal judge ordered R. Kelly held in a Chicago jail without bond on sex-related charges, saying that the R&B singer had failed to convince the court that he would not commit new crimes if released. Read more
The case is still being investigated and no arrests have been made, HPD said.Read more
A Big Island man has been sentenced to prison for firing a gun at a group of people during a volcanic eruption, a report said. Read more