Welcome to the Hawaii State News update from Hawaii News Digest.
Our lead story concerns the identities of victims who died in an October murder-suicide vehicle crash on the Farrington Highway near the Kahi Mohala Behavioral Health facility.
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Accessed on 23 November 2019, 0255 UTC, Post 19878.
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The crash occurred in the early morning hours of Oct. 2 on Farrington Highway near Kahi Mohala Behavioral Health. Read more
The trendy pizzeria and bar started in 2016 at 16 N. Hotel St. in Chinatown. Read more
Prosecutors have charged a 38-year-old man accused of kidnapping and stabbing a woman with a pen in Nuuanu. Read more
President Donald Trump, who has long attacked as a “hoax” and a “witch hunt” the FBI’s investigation into ties between Russia and his 2016 presidential campaign, immediately touted news reports about the allegations to assert that the FBI had tried to “overthrow the presidency.” Read more
Trump called Rep. Adam B. Schiff, the chairman of the House Intelligence committee, a “sick puppy,” a “corrupt politician” and the first witness he would want to call in a Senate impeachment trial. Read more
Jerry Chun Shing Lee is a naturalized U.S. citizen who immigrated to Hawaii from Hong Kong with his family when he was 15, Read more
Police said a dark-colored truck struck a woman later identified as Borreta near Palailai Street. Read more
The fifth-ranked Alabama officially begins the remainder of its football season without Tua Tagovailoa when FCS Western Carolina visits Bryant-Denny Stadium, five days after the team’s star quarterback had surgery on his right hip. Read more
Kai Wylan Sedeno Dela Cruz was charged Thursday with second-degree murder in the death of the victim identified by the Honolulu Medical Examiner’s Office as Isaac J. Lee. Read more
The Kauai Island Utility Cooperative is shutting down power in the Kokee area this afternoon to allow crews to cut trees threatening power lines along Kokee Road. Read more
Inyoung You, 21, pleaded not guilty to involuntary manslaughter in Suffolk County Superior Court in Boston. Read more
Recent events have shaken a school more accustomed to making headlines for playing good basketball. Read more
The latest blow came today when the board of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra announced that it was cutting ties to Andrew, who had been its patron, and Barclays said it would no longer be involved with Andrew’s prized PitchPalace enterprise. Read more
The former Penn State assistant football coach was convicted of 45 counts of child sexual abuse in 2012 and sentenced to 30 to 60 years. Read more
Two organizations took out a full-page ad in a local newspaper demanding that Amazon stop selling toxic skin-lightening creams. Read more
Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk took to the stage late today to reprise a familiar role: pitching a future vehicle to a throng of adoring fans. This time, it’s the “Cybertruck” — Musk’s name for Tesla’s new electric pickup truck. Read more
The forecast calls for windy and showery weather through Saturday. Read more
Firefighters initially responded to the brush fire on Piilani Highway in the area of mile post 26 at about 1:40 p.m. Thursday. Read more
The move is aimed at states that allow marijuana for medical uses, particularly those letting patients with opioid addiction use pot as a treatment, said Dr. Elinore McCance-Katz, whose federal agency doles out money to states for treatment programs. Read more
In an angry speech late Thursday, Netanyahu lashed out at investigators and vowed to fight on in the face of an “attempted coup.” Read more
Another batch of federal grand jury subpoenas was delivered to the offices of the Honolulu rail authority last month. Read more