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Accessed on 22 August 2019, 0445 UTC, Post 19403.
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Central East Maui moved into Saturday’s United States championship game of the Little League World Series by beating South Riding, Va., 12-9 today in Williamsport, Pa. Read more
A former All-State football player from Saint Louis School is transferring from Oregon State to the University of Hawaii. Read more
The family of a missing 31-year-old woman, who moved with her two children last year to Connecticut from Hawaii, say they are in mourning today after receiving news that human remains found tonight may be hers. Read more
That set up a full Council vote on Resolution 19-182 for later today. Read more
The Honolulu Police Department is warning the public of a text and email scam that claims to be sent from its training academy. Read more
Investigators believe a gunshot that wounded a deputy outside a Los Angeles County sheriff’s station today was fired from a nearby building complex that provides housing to people with mental health issues, authorities said. Read more
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, who made fighting climate change the central theme of his presidential campaign, announced tonight that he is ending his bid for the 2020 Democratic nomination. Read more
The number of breathing illnesses reported among people who vape is growing. Health officials are now looking into more than 150 possible cases in 16 states. Hawaii is not included. Read more
“You don’t talk to the United States that way, at least under me,” Trump told reporters in Washington. “I thought it was not a nice statement, the way she blew me off.” Read more
The 15-year-old girl was arrested on suspicion of second-degree criminal property damage. Read more
Trades are expected to pick up once again for the weekend. Read more
Some worry the frequency of Trump’s racially offensive remarks makes them easier to shrug off, a concern that could weigh on an Asian American voting group that’s only growing in power. Read more
Ocean Safety officials closed beaches from Ha‘ena to Ke‘e for swimming as a safety precaution. Read more
A total of 16 dogs — and one duck — competed in several 30-minute heats in both solo and tandem events before moving into semi-finals. Read more
Benjamin Netanyahu’s decision to keep quiet on the controversy reflected the importance of his close alliance with Trump — a relationship that has dented the bipartisan support Israel has traditionally enjoyed in Washington as well as Israel’s equally important ties with the American Jewish community. Read more
Residents nearby may hear the siren sound for 30-second to 3-minute intervals, as well as short blasts known as “burps.” Read more
Police said a suspect entered 7-Eleven on Sunday and allegedly wielded a gun while taking beer and cigarettes from the store. Read more
Student loan debt held by disabled veterans will be forgiven under an order signed by President Donald Trump. Read more
The woman, 62, was traveling southbound on Opoi Street at Mariner’s Cove when, for unknown reasons, she failed to stop and ended up in the lagoon. Read more
A judge has ordered a federal jail to improve housing conditions for one of Jeffrey Epstein’s former cellmates. Read more
Eleven units — including an Air 1 helicopter — with more than 30 firefighters responded to the scene and contained the fire at about 12:35 p.m. Read more