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Hawaii island Mayor Harry Kim visited Mauna Kea Access Road this afternoon to praise the protesters for their behavior. Read more
For Native Hawaiian activists, the fight against Thirty Meter Telescope is a boiling point in Hawaiian history
For Native Hawaiians, opposition to the $1.4 billion Thirty Meter Telescope isn’t universal — some support the educational opportunities from the project and are facing backlash from those questioning their identity. Read more
In the Spanish colonial fortress that serves as his official residence, Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló is under siege. Read more
Opponents of the Thirty Meter Telescope project protested over the weekend in Las Vegas and New York. Read more
A parking violation in Waipahu early this morning ended with the arrest of two people on multiple drug and other charges. Read more
A moonstruck nation celebrated the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s “giant leap” by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin at parties, races, ball games and concerts today, toasting with Tang and gobbling MoonPies. Read more
Young Street has reopened between Keeaumoku and Piikoi Street following a structure fire this afternoon. Read more
A 60-year-old visitor from Seattle died of injuries suffered in a moped crash that occurred around 2 p.m. Thursday in Hawaii Kai.Read more
The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services sampled three containers of egg salad which tested positive for listeria. Read more
Honolulu police are looking for a suspect who allegedly shot a 23-year-old man in Makaha. Read more
The National Weather Service said “a dangerous heat wave” sent temperatures into the 90s, with high humidity that made it feel considerably hotter. Read more
The canals are one of three major U.S. habitats for crocodiles, where 25% of the 2,000 American crocodiles live. Read more
Similar phrases routinely show up in lawsuits that the EEOC files against employers alleging discrimination, harassment or retaliation based on race or national origin. Read more
Police in Hong Kong discovered a stash of a powerful homemade explosive as the semi-autonomous Chinese city readied for another major pro-democracy protest on Sunday following a pro-Beijing rally that attracted thousands. Read more
Iran’s Revolutionary Guard announced on their website July 19, it has seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, the latest provocation in a strategic waterway that has become a flashpoint in the tensions between Tehran and the West. Read more
The Honolulu Zoo announced today that its newly renovated warthog exhibit has reopened, just in time for the opening weekend of “The Lion King,” Disney’s remake of the 1994 classic. Read more
The boy was injured sometime between Wednesday and Thursday in McCully and brought to a hospital on Thursday, police said.Read more
“We have been very patient with all those on Mauna Kea, but we will continue to enforce the law,” Gov. David Ige said this afternoon from Mauna Kea. Read more
Watch the video from Gov. David Ige’s news conference on Hawaii island. Read more
Is there life on planets outside our solar system? How did stars and galaxies form in the earliest years of the universe? How do black holes shape galaxies? Read more
He was pronounced dead at the scene. Read more