Welcome to the Saturday edition of Hawaii State News from Hawaii News Digest.
Our lead story discusses the season opening win over Florida A&M by the UH basketball team.
Views expressed in this Hawaii News summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.
Content supplied by the “Honolulu Star-Advertiser” and the Associated Press.
Accessed on 09 November 2019, 1500 UTC, Post 19806.
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The Hawaii men’s basketball team picked itself up from the absence of head coach Eran Ganot and defeated Florida A&M 65-52 in the 2019-20 season opener tonight at the Stan Sheriff Center. Read more
Police said responding officers determined the suspect shot multiple times at a group of males. Read more
Freshman hitter Hanna Hellvig put down 17 kills in a Big West volleyball match tonight in Davis, Calif. Read more
Hundreds of moviegoers evacuated Consolidated Theatres at the Ward location tonight, but aren’t sure why. Read more
Police are looking for two male suspects who robbed at gunpoint a 58-year-old man in Pearl City early this morning. Read more
Honolulu firefighters extinguished a building fire tonight on Kapiolani Boulevard in Moiliili. Read more
A 57-year-old woman died of her injuries from a pedestrian collision on Lanai, Maui police said. Read more
A 53-year-old moped rider was in critical condition today after she was hit by a vehicle running a red light in Kaneohe, police said. Read more
“Wheel of Fortune” host Pat Sajak had to have emergency surgery, and his longtime co-host Vanna White will fill in for him while he recovers. Read more
Maui police arrested 13 men this week in a 3-day prostitution sting at a Maui hotel. Read more
A government lab found the same chemical compound in fluid taken from the lungs of 29 patients across the country, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced. Read more
Na Hoku Hanohano Award-winning recording artist and soft-spoken environmental activist Jack Johnson is celebrating this year with a third Christmas album, “This Warm December Vol. III,” on Brushfire Records. Read more
Police briefly closed the eastbound lanes of Kalanianaole Highway tonight because of a pedestrian accident. Read more
Bail for the arrestees ranged from $100 to $1,000. Read more
The problem, according to operators of the bowling alley, is that the leagues need long-term contracts, which is difficult to secure with an upcoming month-to-month lease. Read more
A resolution urging Mayor Kirk Caldwell to make $100,000 available for immediate repairs to the Koko Crater stairs has been approved by the Honolulu City Council. Read more
Pop/R&B stars TLC will perform at the Blaisdell Arena in February. Read more
Its direct competition includes CBS’ “Hawaii Five-0,” which is drawing nearly triple the audience and ranks 26th for the season so far, according to Nielsen. Read more
In reluctant testimony, former campaign CEO Steve Bannon told a federal court that Stone, on trial for lying to Congress and witness tampering, had boasted about his ties to WikiLeaks and its founder Julian Assange, alerting them to pending new batches of damaging emails. Read more
A Hawaiian Airlines flight from New York to Honolulu was diverted today to Los Angeles because a generator fault was detected during the flight, an airline spokesman said. Read more
The assault occurred Nov. 1 at 10 a.m. at a Wahiawa school. Read more