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The agreement, announced in a news release by the Maunakea Observatories, will end a four-week suspension of work at the summit of Hawaii’s tallest mountain. Read more
Alexander & Baldwin today announced that it will be exploring all its options for Pali Lanes, a past touchpoint of controversy in Kailua town. Read more
North Korea on Saturday extended a recent streak of weapons display by firing projectiles twice into the sea, according to South Korea’s military. Read more
The shooting occurred just before 11 p.m. at the Sheraton Waikiki at 2255 Kalakaua Ave. Read more
The University of Hawaii men’s basketball team will be playing nonconference road games at Illinois and Oregon this coming season, according to the full schedule announced by the school today. Read more
Manhattan federal prosecutors last month charged Epstein, 66, with sex trafficking of girls as young as 14, and details of his behavior have been emerging for years. Read more
They are promising a $1 million donation to a Las Vegas-area drug program.Read more
Families of those killed when a gunman opened fire at an El Paso Walmart are gathering at funerals on each side of the U.S.-Mexico border to remember loved ones whose lives told the story of the vibrant region. Read more
The visit to KPD was the last stop of his three-year goal of thanking cops in all 50 states. Read more
Law enforcement authorities are investigating the NRA’s finances, and the gun group has ousted top officials and traded lawsuits with the longtime marketing firm credited with helping to shape LaPierre’s and the NRA’s image. Read more
A man who authorities say worked as a security guard has been arrested and accused of plotting to firebomb a Las Vegas synagogue or a bar catering to LGTBQ customers, officials said. Read more
It’s not quite “Trump-McConnell 2020,” but it might as well be. Read more
Three reactors at the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant suffered meltdowns in a massive 2011 earthquake and tsunami that devastated northeastern Japan.Read more
The Trump administration says Beijing’s efforts are based on stealing or pressuring companies to hand over technology. Read more
Stronger trades are not expected to return until next week due to a surface trough that is in the way. Read more
Walmart has ordered workers to remove video game signs and displays that depict violence from stores nationwide after 22 people died in a shooting at one of its Texas stores, but the big box retailer will continue to sell guns. Read more
Caldwell signed a letter from the U.S. Conference of Mayors to the U.S. Senate calling for immediate action on bipartisan gun safety legislation that has previously passed the U.S. House of Representatives. Read more
Hawaii County police charged today a 37-year-old man, formerly of Kailua-Kona, with drug and firearms charges following an arrest after being spotted with marijuana in his pickup truck. Read more
Trump has promised to lead on tougher gun control measures before, including after the 2018 Parkland, Florida, school shooting, but little has come of it. Read more
The woman refused to open her third-floor apartment door when patrol officers arrived so they requested a SWAT team. Read more
If they proliferate down the coast, they can become a problem by ultimately out-competing native species for resources like food in the aquatic ecosystem.Read more