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Accessed on 24 August 2019, 0225 UTC, Post 19412.
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A 12-foot shark was seen at Kahe Point. Read more
The 70-count indictment against Brian Ahakuelo, 58; his wife, Marilyn, 55; and her sister Jennifer Estencion, 52, was filed Thursday and includes additional charges of money laundering and embezzlement. Read more
Police arrested Mason’s fiance, Jason Watson, Tuesday for strangulation, assault and unlawful restraint from a domestic assault case involving Mason before she was reported missing. Read more
In the three wins it needed to get here, Hawaii has found a variety of ways to get it done. Read more
The heat index, a reflection of what it feels like when temperature and humidity are factored in, is expected to reach as high as 96 degrees in Lihue, 97 in Honolulu and Kapolei, and 100 in Kahului, this afternoon. Read more
Bolsonaro has previously described rainforest protections as an obstacle to economic development. Read more
He posted elaborate theories on his personal website, railed against an unnamed Wall Street figure he named the Sith Lord and then, last week, delivered the most eyebrow-lifting tale of all. Read more
Five units including an Air 1 helicopter responded to the fire mauka of Hana Highway in proximity to the Maui Country Club shortly after 8:35 a.m. Read more
The court said in a statement that a biopsy performed July 31 confirmed a localized malignant tumor. Read more
Jackson will perform at 8 p.m. on Nov. 20 and 21 to celebrate the 30th anniversary of her Rhythm Nation 1814 album. Read more
Police arrested a 17-year-old girl Wednesday on suspicion of second-degree criminal property damage. Read more
The cause of death was not disclosed, but Koch Industries said Koch, who lived in New York City, had contended for years with various illnesses, including prostate cancer. Read more
Apple issued special instructions this week. Read more
Tropical Storm Ivo is expected to weaken off the coast of Baja California, becoming a tropical depression Saturday. Read more
The rising tensions between the world’s two biggest economies unnerved investors already on edge today. Read more
The state now has a dozen medical cannabis dispensaries: five on Oahu, one on Kauai, two on Maui and four on Hawaii island. Read more
A 27-year-old man, accused of robbing a 39-year-old man at gunpoint in Waikiki on Tuesday, was charged today with robbery. Read more
Department of Agriculture inspectors found a 3-foot iguana today in a tree in Waipio Gentry, the Department of Agriculture said in a news release. Read more
From a helicopter, Greenland’s brilliant white ice and dark mountains make the desolation seem to go on forever. Read more
The cause of Monday’s townhouse fire in Waipahu has been classified as undetermined. Read more
North Korea’s foreign minister on Friday called U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo a “poisonous plant of American diplomacy” and vowed to “shutter the absurd dream” that sanctions will force a change in Pyongyang. Read more