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The No. 18 Hawaii women’s volleyball team maintained its unbeaten start to the season in an 18-25, 25-17, 25-17, 25-12 win over West Virginia tonight at the Stan Sheriff Center, but lost a key player to an apparent injury in the process. Read more
Wounded man with long criminal history barricades himself in Pacific Palisades home after shooting at police
This is the second time that Wayman Kaua has had a violent standoff with police in the Pearl City area. Read more
The three leading Democratic presidential candidates clashed over health care, immigration and President Barack Obama’s legacy Thursday in a fierce debate that pitted an aggressive Joe Biden against liberal rivals Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders. Read more
Marie W. Limehouse was charged with second-degree murder in the death of Mickenzie Peter, 35, also known as Jay Peter. Her bail is set at $500,000. Read more
Tropical storm Kiko, formerly a tropical depression in the East Pacific, is expected to strengthen into a hurricane this weekend, according to the Central Pacific Hurricane Center. Read more
For 17 years, his aim was to help the children of Chinese immigrants acquire an American identity as they adapted to life in the United States. Read more
Andrew Yang, the entrepreneur who has promised to provide every American adult with $1,000 a month if he is elected president, announced at the Democratic debate today that he would distribute such payments to 10 people for the next year. Read more
Four malnourished monk seal pups rescued from Papahanaumokueakea Marine National Monument are now doing well in the care of Ke Kai Ola, The Marine Mammal Center’s monk seal hospital in Kailua-Kona. Read more
Hawaii opened the season with back-to-back home wins over Arizona and Oregon State, but ventures away from the islands for the first time. Read more
A California scuba dive boat was operating in violation of Coast Guard regulations when crew members were sleeping and a pre-dawn fire killed 34 people, leaving grieving families wondering if a required night watchman could have saved their loved ones. Read more
Twenty-two customers, including Hanahauoli School, have no water service tonight after a water main break in Makiki, the Board of Water Supply said. Read more
The couple’s foundation has pledged $250 million toward the $1.4 billion Thirty Meter Telescope. Read more
A young Ohio mother who prosecutors said killed and buried her unwanted newborn in her backyard just days after her senior prom so that she could keep her “perfect life” was acquitted of murder Thursday. Read more
A water main break has closed some lanes in East Oahu tonight, police said. Read more
Two companies are under fire in Hawaii and several other state for saying they want to sell do-it-yourself rape kits to sexual assault survivors. Read more
Honolulu ranked high due to its high proportion of short-distance trips, minimal topographic variation and warm climate. Read more
The U.S. government has refined how it is measuring an outbreak of breathing illnesses in people who vape, now counting only cases that are most closely linked to electronic cigarette use. Read more
A victim’s account of throwing soda bottles at the El Paso shooter amid the chaos in Walmart on Aug. 3 is not accurate, authorities say. Read more
Laquna Ross found her father Joel Marrable with swollen, red bumps all over his body when she visited him at the nursing home near Atlanta last week before his death, she told WSB-TV . Read more
Federal firefighters also assisted with the response. Read more
Police are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding this incident. Read more