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Financial markets around the globe have been whipsawed by anxiety over the U.S.-Chinese trade war, sending investors fleeing from stocks to the safety of bonds and pushing bond interest-rates to record lows. Read more
Superintendent Christina Kishimoto said the lost school days were counted multiple times when a student was suspended for more than one infraction at a time. Read more
The lawsuit, the second this week from an ex-FBI official challenging the circumstances of his termination, says the firing was part of Trump’s plan to rid the bureau of leaders he perceived as disloyal to him. Read more
Some of the topics to be covered include whether bus and rail fares should be the same, with no charge for transfers, as well as whether there should be flat rates or distance-based rates and the categories for rates. Read more
The muggy air mass over Kauai and Oahu is expected to stay as long as a surface trough lingers nearby, according to the National Weather Service.Read more
In July, the number of passenger EVs in the state was at 9,699, up 2,202 or 29.4% from the same month a year ago, and 249 more, or up 2.6% from June 2019. The July total is just 301 shy of reaching 10,000. Read more
Alex Kack remains mystified as to how he became an internet sensation when all he did was laugh at a city council meeting in Arizona. Read more
Long after it erupted into scandal on the mainland, clergy sexual abuse remained a secret on Guam. Read more
Ahmed Ali, an accurate passer and shooter who started 24 games for Washington State this past season, is transferring to the University of Hawaii basketball team. Read more
Trump critics took to Twitter to say they would boycott the fitness companies, calling the president a racist and unfriendly to the gay and lesbian community, and asserting that they don’t want their money supporting his 2020 presidential campaign. Read more
The 33-year-old man from the city of Garden Grove carried out violent attacks and robberies at area businesses and killed two men at his own apartment complex during the two-hour wave of violence Wednesday, police said. Read more
Curt Brockway, who is charged with felony assault on a minor, is a registered violent offender after being convicted of a 2010 charge of assault with a weapon. Read more
Venezuela, Uruguay and Japan issued warnings to varying degrees following the deaths of 31 people over the weekend in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas. Each warning noted U.S. gun violence, and at least one was laced with a dose of political payback. Read more
Prosecutors charged Wednesday a 35-year-old man accused of robbing four tourists in Manoa.Read more
The mayors urged the Senate to vote on two House-passed bills expanding background checks for gun sales that passed that chamber earlier this year.Read more
Judge Phyllis Chu said in a written ruling this week that conflicting accounts of the accusations against the Oscar-winning “Jerry Maguire” star should be resolved at a trial starting Sept. 3. Read more
The plane came to rest in a ditch off of Waikoloa Road at approximately 10:35 a.m. Read more
The State Department’s Level 2 travel advisory issued Thursday urges “increased caution in Hong Kong due to civil unrest” and tells travelers to avoid demonstrations and to “exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.” Read more
State Sheriffs and Honolulu police are searching for a 33-year-old work furlough inmate who failed to return to the Women’s Community Correctional Center today. Read more
English-speaking Cameroonians fleeing atrocities of their French-speaking government helped push Tijuana’s asylum waitlist to 10,000 on Sunday, up from 4,800 just three months earlier. Read more
The raids, planned months ago, happened just hours before President Donald Trump was scheduled to visit El Paso, Texas, the majority-Latino city. Read more
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