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Accessed on 31 July 2019, 0400 UTC, Post 19285.
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Ige withdraws emergency proclamation for Mauna Kea, extends deadline to start TMT construction for 2 years
Gov. David Ige held a news conference this afternoon at his state Capitol office to give an update on the Thirty Meter Telescope atop Mauna Kea. Read more
Hurricane Erick is expected to weaken but bring potentially dangerous surf later this week, according to the Central Pacific Hurricane Center. Read more
Police arrested the shooting suspect on suspicion of two counts of attempted murder on a law enforcement officer and a firearm violation. Read more
The state and counties have canceled its monthly testing of the Statewide Outdoor Warning Siren System for 11:45 a.m. Thursday, the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency announced today. Read more
It is the fourth fatal fire in Honolulu this month. Read more
A fishy odor wafted from the murky waters of Waialae Stream in Waialae Beach Park this morning, and no wonder: All up and down the banks, the decomposing bodies of dozens of fish floated amid leaf litter and trash. Read more
The Hurricane Hunters took off today in support of Hurricanes Erick and Flossie in the Pacific. Read more
“We protect the things that we love, the people that we love,” Johnson told a crowd on Mauna Kea today. I’ve come to lend my voice to bring attention to your voices in any way that I can.”Read more
A basketball jersey believed to have been worn by former President Barack Obama as a high school student in Honolulu could be yours. Read more
The signature domestic proposal by the leading progressive candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination came under withering attack from moderates Tuesday in a debate that laid bare the struggle between a call for revolutionary policies and a desperate desire to defeat President Donald Trump. Read more
The latest launches also came hours after a senior U.S. official said President Donald Trump had sent mementos from his brief visit to North Korea last month to Kim. Read more
University of Guam researchers said increased temperatures killed 34% of Guam’s coral reefs between 2013 and 2017. Read more
Rocky, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, is accused with two others of beating a 19-year-old man in Stockholm on June 30. Read more
National team coach Jill Ellis is stepping down after leading the United States to back-to-back Women’s World Cup titles. Read more
Trump’s comments came in response to fierce backlash against his earlier remarks lashing out at Cummings, the chairman of the House Oversight Committee, and calling his district a “disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess.” Read more
After spending a week learning about the ingredients, Ramsay ends each hour-long show with a cooking competition, pitting himself against a local chef.Read more
The gunman was shot by a Southaven Police officer and was hospitalized in unknown condition, DeSoto County Sheriff Bill Rasco told WATN-TV. Read more
With his wife of 32 years sitting behind him and his accuser looking on from a short distance away, Air Force Gen. John Hyten told senators that “all the allegations are completely false.” Read more
However, the rise wasn’t high enough to break the year-to-date trend of more visitors coming to Hawaii and spending less while they are here. Read more
Kalanianaole Highway near Hanauma Bay has been reopened following a vehicle crash earlier today. Read more
Candidates are sure to use the high-profile setting today and Wednesday to blast Trump’s recent string of racist and incendiary tweets and comments.Read more