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A coordinated effort presumably by Thirty Meter Telescope protesters blocked traffic on Hawaii’s busiest freeway this afternoon for the second day in a row.Read more
The Kaneohe Neighborhood Board will discusss the future of the popular, but controversial Haiku Stairs tonight. Read more
Hawaii’s unemployment rate continues to flat line as it held at 2.8% in June for the fourth month in a row. Read more
President Trump says it’s the latest “hostile” action by Iran. Read more
Thirty-six others were injured, some of them critically, in a blaze that sent people scrambling up the stairs toward the roof in a desperate — and futile — attempt to escape. Read more
Here’s a look at who is appearing on each night of the debates. Read more
President Donald Trump says he will nominate lawyer Eugene Scalia to be his new labor secretary. Read more
West Virginia had the highest percentage of obese adults, at 38.1%. Read more
The organizers’ stated goal is to get 75,000 signatures. Read more
The documents detailing calls and text messages were made public as federal prosecutors closed their investigation into the payoff — and a similar payment to Playboy model Karen McDougal — with no plans to charge anyone in the scandal beyond Trump’s former lawyer and fixer, Michael Cohen. Read more
A 6- to 8-foot shark was reportedly seen about 200 yards offshore at around 9 a.m. Read more
President Donald Trump chided supporters who chanted “send her back” when he questioned the loyalty of a Somali-born congresswoman. However, video shows the crowd’s shouts resounded for 13 seconds as Trump made no attempt to interrupt them. Read more
Police are looking for a 22-year-old man suspected of shooting a 20-year-old man in the area of the Punchbowl on-ramp to the Pali Highway and the the H-1 freeway westbound this afternoon.Read more
The first day of filming began soon after the blessing ended for the reboot of the classic series of an elite task force battling crime in Hawaii. Read more
Two of the country’s largest newspaper companies are in “advanced talks” to combine. Read more
Prosecutors said Christensen raped, choked and stabbed Zhang before beating her to death with a bat and decapitating her. Read more
Julius Damiano Deangilo Trotter has pleaded not guilty to murder, burglary and robbery in the slayings of Sang Boi Nghia and Khoung Ba Le Nguyen at the Circus Circus hotel. Read more
President Donald Trump said his administration will “take a very long look” at a massive multibillion-dollar contract the Pentagon is preparing to award for a cloud computing system, citing “tremendous complaints” he’s heard about the process. Read more
The Environmental Protection Agency announced it would not ban chlorpyrifos, a widely used pesticide associated with developmental disabilities and other health problems in children. Read more
Police said the suspect used force in an attempt to flee the scene when witnesses detained him until officers arrived. Read more
A new law signed by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo sets the nation’s most aggressive targets for reducing carbon emissions and is intended to drive dramatic changes over the next 30 years. Read more
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