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Accessed on 06 August 2019, 0205 UTC, Post 19321.
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Native Hawaiian protesters are in their fourth week of blocking construction of the telescope on a mountain they consider sacred. Read more
Little change in strength is expected in the next 36 hours. Read more
Both made formal offerings to show their respect for the kupuna, or senior protesters, on Mauna Kea today. Read more
The designation could pave the way for more U.S. sanctions against China.Read more
China’s yuan sank beyond 7 per dollar, a move that suggests the level is no longer a line in the sand for policymakers in Beijing. Read more
The Los Angeles Rams have departed their annual Irvine, Calif. camp site and are working their way to Honolulu via Napa and Oakland. Read more
Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 955-8300. Read more
Before Disney films its live-action remake of “The Little Mermaid,” ABC will take a crack at it with a live production starring “Moana” actress Auli’i Cravalho as Ariel. Read more
Police said the bicyclist made a left turn from the right turn lane prior to colliding with the pickup truck. Read more
Former President Barack Obama said, in his first public statement since a pair of mass shootings in Texas and Ohio, that Americans must “soundly reject language” from any leader who “feeds a climate of fear and hatred of normalizes racist sentiments.” Read more
The assailant allegedly shot him twice in the mid-torso and stole the victim’s vehicle. Read more
While previous large rallies over the past two months of anti-government protests have generally been held on weekends, Monday’s strike paralyzed city operations in an effort to draw more attention to the movement’s demands.Read more
The Shelby GT500 can go from zero to 60 miles per hour in around 3.5 seconds. Read more
Officers closed the road between MacKenzie State Park and Pohoiki Bay sometime before 4 a.m. today. Read more
Firefighters initially responded to a report of five people in distress in the ocean just after 4:15 p.m. Read more
Police still have not released a list of the victims of the attack, which happened hours before a separate mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio, that claimed nine lives. Read more
Minnesota authorities have charged singer R. Kelly with two counts of prostitution and solicitation involving a girl under 18 in 2001. Read more
As authorities in Ohio try to pin down a motive for the weekend’s second U.S. mass shooting and dig into the slain shooter’s life, what they find might also help answer another big question looming over the tragedy: What, if anything, could have stopped it? Read more
The companies said today that the deal will cut up to $300 million in costs annually and help speed up a digital transformation. Read more
Honolulu police are investigating the discovery of 19-year-old man with suspicious injuries found on the side of Kalanianaole Highway in Waimanalo this morning. Read more
Isaiah Pongasi-Adric, 21, and Jeffrey Kelekoma Jr., 37, were discovered missing from the minimum-security dorms of the correctional facility’s Lifetime Stand Program during a headcount just before 11 p.m. Read more