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A high-surf warning is in effect for the east-facing shores of Hawaii island until 6 p.m. Thursday, as two tropical cyclones make their way toward the islands.Read more
Actor Jason Momoa added some star power to the noontime protocol for the anti-Thirty Meter Telescope protesters today, walking up the blocked Mauna Kea Access Road in front of a crowd of about 600. Read more
Rapid ohia death has been detected for the first time on Oahu, state officials reported this afternoon. Read more
Dive tour operators reported seeing two off the coast of West Hawaii that were still alive but their fins had been removed off coast. Read more
Bruno Mars is the latest celebrity today to voice his support for the TMT opponents on social media. Read more
A U.S. Navy fighter jet crashed today in Death Valley National Park, injuring seven people who were at a scenic overlook where aviation enthusiasts watch military pilots speeding low through a chasm dubbed Star Wars Canyon, officials said. Read more
Non-native residents of Guam should have a say about the territory’s future relationship with the United States, a U.S. appeals court ruled. Read more
Zhongtian Liu, the founder of China Zhongwang Holdings Limited, and the aluminum company he previously headed, were charged with conspiracy, wire fraud and international money laundering. Read more
The initial reaction in the financial markets was muted. Stocks fell slightly after the Fed issued its statement at 8 a.m. Hawaii time. Read more
A look at some of their statements in the opening night of the second round of debates, with 10 more Democrats taking the stage today. Read more
The former vice president will likely be the center of attacks over his views on race and the future of the Democratic Party. Read more
The country has a history of gifting its horses to dignitaries. Read more
Jared Kushner’s family real estate firm owns thousands of apartments and townhomes in the Baltimore area, and some have been criticized for the same kind of disrepair and neglect that the president has accused local leaders of failing to address.Read more
The number spiked in the aftermath of Robert Mueller’s testimony on the special counsel’s report.Read more
In recent years, Buoniconti struggled with symptoms of CTE, a degenerative brain disease associated with repeated blows to the head. Read more
The move is a step toward fulfilling a 2016 campaign promise by President Donald Trump, and it weakens an import ban that stood as a symbol of the political clout of the pharmaceutical industry. 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
Prince’s publicist Rick Miramontez said Prince died after a brief illness in Iceland. 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 meeting, aimed at ending a tariff war over trade and technology, ended about 40 minutes ahead of schedule. Read more
It is the fourth fatal fire in Honolulu this month. Read more