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Armitage, 26, faces maximum jail terms of 10 years for each count at sentencing in November Read more
The last Hula Bowl was played at Aloha Stadium in 2008 and drew a crowd estimated at 2,000. Read more
NOAA veterinarians determined that the four melon-headed whales were in grave condition and nothing more could be done to save them. Read more
The man responsible for prosecuting the mostly Native Hawaiian elders arrested for protesting construction of a giant telescope said there is no conflict of interest, even though his son works for one of the embattled project’s partners. Read more
A state judge sentenced Brandon Reis to life in prison today for what the prosecutor described as about as callous and brazen an offense that can be committed. Read more
A Circuit Court judge set trial for a 20-year-old man accused of fatally stabbing his father with a kitchen knife in Waianae. Read more
City lifeguards at Hanauma Bay rescued a 48-year-old snorkeler who was found unresponsive this morning. Read more
Officials have called the ex-boyfriend, Jason Watson, a prime suspect in her disappearance, but no charges have been filed in connection with her death.Read more
Starting Sunday afternoon, the Pali Highway will be open in both directions at the same time, marking a milestone following months of emergency repairs.Read more
A group that monitors sea turtles in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, has reported finding a two-headed Loggerhead hatchling. Read more
The policy change is the latest in a series of moves by the Trump administration to revoke or modify procedures that have allowed certain immigrants to remain in the United States on humanitarian grounds. Read more
An investigation by U.S. health authorities into whether e-cigarettes can cause seizures was triggered by a handful of people who reportedly used Juul devices, according to Food and Drug Administration documents. Read more
Police in Las Vegas arrested a 36-year-old man for allegedly killing a woman with a sledgehammer at a laundromat this morning. Read more
Blake Bivens was inconsolable as the 24-year-old minor league pitcher flew from a road trip back to southern Virginia, where his wife, 1-year-old son and mother-in-law were slain. Read more
A second rural Nevada county prepared today for a “Storm Area 51” event that began as an internet joke but has drawn millions of social media fans. Read more
The department has decided not to prosecute Comey over the matter. Read more
The shark sighting comes just a day after the state Department of Land and Natural Resources confirmed another one at Magic Sands Beach in Kona.Read more
The genome-wide research on DNA from nearly half a million U.S. and U.K. adults identified five genetic variants not previously linked with gay or lesbian sexuality. Read more
A new homeland security policy that will restrict the conferral of automatic citizenship for some children born abroad to active service members will affect only a handful of families each year, but the botched rollout of the policy this week incited a fierce backlash against President Donald Trump. Read more
Former mixed martial arts champion BJ Penn has been involved in another physical altercation outside a bar, according to video footage obtained by TMZ.Read more
Space Force, which has become a reliable applause line for Trump at his campaign rallies, has yet to win final approval by Congress. Read more
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