Welcome to the overnight-early morning edition of Hawaii News Digest.
Our lead story discusses the ongoing legal battle of former FBI agent Christopher Deedy.
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Accessed on 08 November 2019, 0535 UTC, Post 19801.
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Christopher Deedy cannot be retried for manslaughter in Waikiki shooting, federal appeals court says
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said, however, that Deedy can be retried for assault. Read more
Kauai police arrested a 29-year-old officer Saturday night for abuse of a family or household member. Read more
Two people found dead in a Poipu condominium last week died in a murder-suicide, Kauai police confirmed today. Read more
When a one-year-old hunting dog named Orange fell 81 feet into a shaft in the Lihue-Koloa Forest Reserve on Kauai, it was a state botanist who came to his rescue. Read more
Caldwell called the playground is a “gift to the city.” Read more
The bicyclist was taken to a hospital and later died. Read more
Small decreases in cargo volume across the Pacific Ocean contributed to a 13% bite out of profits for Matson Inc. in the third quarter. Read more
Honolulu police are asking for the public’s help in finding a missing 41-year-old woman who may be distraught. Read more
The U.S. Coast Guard said today it is responding to an oil discharge from a container ship reported near Pier 19 at Honolulu Harbor. Read more
An appearance by Donald Trump Jr. on ABC’s “The View” to promote his new book quickly spiraled out of control today as he and the show’s politically outspoken hosts traded shouts and accusations that spilled over into the partisan echo chamber of social media. Read more
House investigators are releasing key transcripts from their hours of closed-door interviews in the impeachment inquiry as they prepare for public sessions with witnesses next week. Read more
Judge Saliann Scarpulla ordered President Donald Trump to pay $2 million to an array of charities as a fine for misusing his own charitable foundation to further his political and business interests. Read more
The Hawaii congresswoman and Democratic presidential candidate appeared on Tucker Carlson’s show on Fox News. Read more
Bloomberg, who initially ruled out a 2020 run, has not made a final decision on whether to run, according to advisers, but he is taking steps toward a campaign. Read more
VIDEO: Stephen Tsai discusses UH football with Rich Miano, and basketball with UH assistant coach John Montgomery
Reporter Stephen Tsai talks with former NFL player Rich Miano and John Montgomery, a top assistant coach of the UH men’s basketball team. Read more
Clad in shirt sleeves, suits or modest dresses, about 500 mourners embraced in grief under white tents erected in La Mora, a hamlet of about 300 people who consider themselves Mormon but are not affiliated with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Some wept, and some sang hymns. Read more
The authorities said today they’ve been working with Vietnamese police and the coroner to identify the bodies that were found Oct. 23 in the back of a truck in an industrial park in the English town of Grays. Read more
Chaise Linstedt of Wailua was reported missing by his parents on Oct. 30. Read more
The investigation follows lawsuits brought by shareholders after reports of sexual harassment at Google received national attention last year. Read more
The work is expected to be completed by Dec 6, weather and conditions permitting. Read more
The overtures from Pat Murphy, a former state House speaker who is serving as a top adviser on Steyer’s Iowa campaign, aren’t illegal — though payments for endorsements would violate campaign finance laws if not disclosed. Read more