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Ige disclosed the threats today as he and his cabinet members held a news conference asking people on all sides of the issue to be careful with their language. Read more
The Puanas were appealing a 2015 jury verdict that awarded Kealoha more than $650,000 in damages after a trial held for a 2013 lawsuit that the Puanas had filed against the former deputy prosecutor. Read more
Officers took Wayman Kaua into custody sometime before 11:30 p.m., police said today. He was taken to a hospital to be treated for an injury. Read more
Hawaii women’s volleyball junior hitter Jolie Rasmussen was listed by UH as “doubtful” to play in tonight’s match against Utah Valley because of a right ankle injury. Read more
“Desperate Housewives” star Felicity Huffman was sentenced today to 14 days in prison for paying $15,000 to rig her daughter’s SAT scores, tearfully apologizing to the teenager for not trusting her to get into college on her own. Read more
Two left lanes in the Waianae-bound direction of the H-1 freeway are closed because of a crash near the Pearl City on-ramp, police said. Read more
The transfers bolster allegations by New York and other states that the Sacklers worked to shield their wealth in recent years because of mounting worries about legal threats. Read more
It was the Taliban’s first international visit following the collapse of talks with Washington. Read more
It doesn’t seem to matter who is running UCF’s offense. The 17th-ranked Knights score points in bunches and keep winning. Read more
Police said the suspect stabbed the victim twice in the chest. Read more
Although it didn’t strengthen overnight, Tropical Storm Kiko is still expected to become a hurricane this weekend. Read more
Plant specialists, who are closely monitoring developments, say that the bloom normally opens in the afternoon, is in full bloom at night and finishes two days later. Read more
The death of 28-year-old Andrew Finch in Wichita, Kansas, drew national attention to “swatting,” a form of retaliation in which someone reports a false emergency to get authorities, particularly a SWAT team, to descend on an address. Read more
Kahekili Highway is closed in the northbound direction because of a vehicle crash, police said this afternoon. Read more
There is no tsunami threat to Hawaii following a 5.4 magnitude earthquake in Tonga, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reported this afternoon. Read more
The heat index, a measure of how it feels when temperature and relative humidity are combined, is expected to reach as high as 99 degrees in Kapolei, 96 in Kahului, in Lihue, 95 in Honolulu and 93 in Hilo this afternoon. Read more
Police are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding this incident. Read more
They search amid alarming reports that 1,300 people remain listed as missing nearly two weeks after Hurricane Dorian hit the northern Bahamas. Read more
No serious injuries were reported. Read more
Did Democratic debate night No. 3 change the fundamentals of a nominating fight that remains remarkably stable at the top with five months until voting begins? Read more
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