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Erick still brings with it a plethora of adverse weather conditions. Read more
The crowds thinned considerably Thursday evening after protest organizers warned that the the weather might get ugly. Read more
Police said four robberies occurred within a six-hour period involving a perpetrator who covered his face with a blue bandana. Read more
Tulsi Gabbard is running for president of a country that she believes has wrought horror on the world, and she wants its citizens to remember that.Read more
Kamehameha Highway between Lanikuhana Avenue and Ka Uka Boulevard reopened around 1:30 this afternoon after a morning closure due to a brush fire on Kipapa Gulch. Read more
The Honolulu Zoo euthanized a 24-year-old female giraffe due to complications from old age on Thursday. Read more
A passerby in the Denver suburb of Edgewater discovered a broken glass door Tuesday at a business that stocks merchandise that’s sold online. Read more
Baltimore police are investigating a burglary at Cummings’ home last weekend, which occurred hours before Trump began assailing Cummings’ congressional district as a rat-infested “mess.” Read more
The Kennedy family confirmed the death in a statement Thursday night following reports that a person had been found unresponsive that day at the storied Kennedy compound in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts, after police responded to a call about a possible drug overdose. Read more
Questions about Ratcliffe’s experience have dogged him since Trump announced his candidacy five days ago. Read more
Rep. Will Hurd, a moderate Texan who’s split with Trump over race and immigration, became the ninth House Republican to say they’ll depart, the sixth in just over a week. Read more
The Maui Fire Department said the blaze is currently 60% contained. Read more
Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resigned today as promised, clearing the way for veteran politician Pedro Pierluisi to be sworn in as his replacement, a move that threw the U.S. territory into a period of political uncertainty. Read more
U.S. officials said they are no longer hamstrung and could now develop weapons systems previously banned under the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces treaty with Russia. Read more
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has remained steadfast that she wants to finish investigations that are already underway before making a final decision. Read more
Police recovered Thursday a car in Honolulu that was taken in a July 25 carjacking in Kapolei. Read more
It wasn’t immediately clear from the decision by the Stockholm District Court whether the three individuals, all American citizens, would be able to leave the country. Read more
About 200 health care workers at Hale Nani Rehabilitation & Nursing Center are expected to participate in a one-day strike Friday over low wages and understaffing. Read more
China’s government accused Trump of violating his June agreement with President Xi Jinping to revive negotiations aimed at ending a costly fight over Beijing’s trade surplus and technology ambitions. Read more
Ocean Safety personnel rushed to the aid of a 10-year-old boy who was struck by a vehicle in Laniakea on Oahu’s North Shore. Read more
City and County of Honolulu lifeguards reported witnessing a 6- to 8-foot shark about 50 feet from the beach at approximately 11:20 a.m. Read more
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