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Accessed on 06 September 2019, 0235 UTC, Post 19481.
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Live Facebook footage from the scene showed authorities using a front-end loader shortly before 10 a.m. to begin crushing and removing the walls of the building. Read more
Officials have identified about 450 possible cases, including as many as five deaths, in 33 states. Read more
In the 1980s he played a key role in the prosecution of underworld hit man Ronald Ching. Read more
Police said the suspect and another man were involved in an argument on Cobb Adams Road at about 1:30 p.m. Thursday when the perpetrator threatened the victim with a pistol. Read more
Hawaii officials say they had no choice but to tear the state flag. Read more
Eight people were displaced this afternoon after fire engulfed a single-story home on Winant Street in Kalihi. Read more
A 64-year-old Texas man died today after he was found floating face down while snorkeling off Kaanapali Beach in West Maui. Read more
Dozens of people trapped on a scuba diving boat that caught fire off the Southern California coast appear to have died from smoke inhalation, not burns, authorities said today. Read more
Medical experts and federal health officials warned the public today about the dangers of vaping and discouraged using the devices. Read more
Police said the two pulled him from the tent and stabbed him multiple times. Read more
An independent investigation of a possible data breach found no evidence that information on Hawaii public school students was viewed or stolen from a college planning website. Read more
Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia, who became the old mill city’s youngest mayor when he was elected in 2015 at age 23, brazenly accepted cash bribes in exchange for issuing official letters needed to obtain a license to set up a pot business, authorities alleged. Read more
The Raiders have been counting heavily on Brown to spark an offense that lacked playmakers a year ago. Read more
The San Francisco County Transportation Authority has recommended $5 per car weekdays and $10 weekends and holidays. Read more
The heat index, a measure of what it feels like when relative humidity and temperature are combined, is expected to reach as high as 99 degrees in Kapolei and Lihue, 97 in Kahului, 96 in Honolulu and 91 in Hilo this afternoon. Read more
Clocking in with maximum sustained winds of 35 mph, Akoni was centered around 690 miles south-southeast of Hilo and heading west at 16 mph at 5 a.m. Read more
Junior middle Sky Williams put down a career-high 13 kills and No. 20 Hawaii turned back Army in tonight’s second match of the 14th Heineken Invitational, 22-25, 25-17, 25-19, 25-19 at the Stan Sheriff Center. Read more
The incident occurred before an American jet was scheduled to fly from Miami to Nassau in the Bahamas with 150 people on board. Read more
The UFC president had previously agreed to let Penn, who is on a seven-fight losing streak, face Nik Lentz later this year, but that is no longer happening. Read more
The administration’s plan calls for returning Fannie and Freddie to private ownership and reducing risk to taxpayers. Read more
This massive bloom began just three days after lava from Kilauea first touched the sea. Read more