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Accessed on 24 July 2019, 0550 UTC, Post 19248.
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Approximately 1,000 people were in the area of the Daniel K. Inouye Highway and Mauna Kea Access Road today, according to Mauna Kea officials. Read more
It comes as a growing number of lawmakers have called for stricter regulation or even breaking up of the big tech companies. Read more
In June, FEMA sent letters to dozens of Kilauea eruption victims, informing them that they were ineligible, and asking that they return federal disaster relief payments. Read more
Maui police said alcohol may have been a factor in a crash in Kihei that killed a 49-year-old woman Sunday night and her 14-year-old passenger, who died Monday. Read more
The Coast Guard Investigative Service and Honolulu police are renewing their call for help in searching for a man in his 20s who shot at another vehicle a year ago. Read more
They are among a group of American citizens and legal residents trying to bring Iranian spouses and other family to join them in the United States that has filed a federal lawsuit saying they are being unfairly blocked by the travel ban. Read more
According to attorney Claudia Galan and the Dallas Morning News, agents apprehended Francisco Galicia on suspicion that he was in the U.S. illegally even though he had a Texas state ID. Read more
Republicans will be Trump and turning some of their fire on Mueller’s investigation, which the president condemns as a “witch hunt.” Read more
At least 1,000 acres have burned and the fire continues to grow as crews were trying to keep the wildfire in a popular Arizona vacation area from homes and a ski resort. Read more
A 37-year-old man was found unresponsive in waters off Kaiaka Beach Park this afternoon. Read more
Crews are working to restore electricity for hundreds of thousands of people in New Jersey after powerful storms blew across the state. Read more
A boy was seriously injured today while hiking the Manoa Falls trail. Read more
Board of Water Supply crews were working on a 6-inch water main break near St. Joseph Church at 94-651 Farrington Highway, just before Waipahu Depot Road. Read more
A small group of men approached a man described to be in his early 20s near Farrington Highway and Pupupuhi Street at about 10:30 p.m. Monday. Read more
The case garnered national attention at the time of the killing but frustrated law enforcement when it remained unsolved. Read more
An unpublished version of the proposed rule acknowledges the impact, saying it “may also negatively impact food security and reduce the savings rates among those individuals who do not meet the income and resource eligibility requirements for SNAP or the substantial and ongoing requirements for expanded categorical eligibility.” b Read more
HENDERSON, NEV. >> Hawaii football coach Nick Rolovich had a counter prediction to the media poll that picked the Rainbow Warriors to finish fourth in the Mountain West’s six-team West Division. Read more
Hawaii island police are asking motorists to avoid Queen Kaahumanu Highway or Route 19, just south of Puako Beach Drive due to a brush fire. Read more
The lawsuit seeks an injunction to block the application of a new New York state law that could allow the Democratic-controlled House and Ways Means Committee to obtain the returns. Read more
South Korea said three Russian military planes — two Tu-95 bombers and one A-50 airborne early warning and control aircraft — entered the South’s air defense identification zone off its east coast before the A-50 intruded in South Korean airspace.Read more
The last children at the camp at Carrizo Springs, Texas, are on track to leave by Thursday, said Kevin Dinnin, the CEO of the nonprofit BCFS. Read more
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