Welcome to the Hawaii State News update from Hawaii News Digest.
Our lead story focuses on a Pearl Harbor internment ceremony at the USS Arizona.
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Content supplied by the “Honolulu Star-Advertiser” and the Associated Press.
Accessed on 08 December 2019, 1455 UTC, Post 19953.
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Lauren Bruner is expected to be the 44th and last crew member to be interred on the USS Arizona. Read more
Sole survivor of Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard shooting in stable condition; issues statement from Queen’s hospital
The Queen’s Medical Center, which issued the statement, said shipyard apprentice Roger Nakamine remains in stable condition at the Honolulu hospital. Read more
Hanna Hellvig has 12 kills, Rika Okino has 20 digs and Norene Iosia finishes with 24 assists and 12 digs in the sweep. Read more
Boise State made the plays the University of Hawaii couldn’t en route to a 31-10 victory to clinch the Mountain West Conference Championship football game before a boisterous Broncos crowd that has come to expect nothing less. Read more
About 40 World War II veterans attended today’s commemoration on the lawn of the memorial’s visitor center, Navy officials said. Read more
Organizers of the public event say attendees included about a dozen survivors of the Dec. 7, 1941, attack, the youngest of whom are now in their late 90s. Read more
An aviation student from Saudi Arabia opened fire in a classroom at the Naval Air Station Pensacola on Friday morning, killing three people. Read more
Boise State beats Hawaii 31-10. Read more
The ‘Bows were outscored 55-30 in the second half after staying even with the 13th-ranked Ducks through the opening 20 minutes. Read more
Joshua Watson had just graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy and looked forward to a military career as a pilot. On Saturday, he was being hailed a hero, as his family recounted how the 23-year-old — in his last minutes of life — led first responders to an active shooter at the Pensacola naval base. Read more
A Princeton scholar held for three years in Iran on widely criticized espionage charges was freed today as part of a prisoner exchange that saw America release a detained Iranian scientist, a rare diplomatic breakthrough between Tehran and Washington after months of tensions. Read more
The prospect of Russian interference in Britain’s election flared anew Saturday after the social media platform Reddit concluded that people from Russia leaked confidential British government documents on Brexit trade talks just days before the general U.K. vote. Read more
Santa Claus House operations manager Paul Brown says that the business is almost like an “Alaska house.” Read more
Three soldiers were killed in Thursday’s crash at the edge of a farm field about 30 miles south of St. Cloud. Read more
The settlement, which the utility says was reached Friday, still requires court approval. PG&E says it is a key step in leading it out of Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Read more
Shingo Honda, 75, whose body was found Wednesday in the Orchid Isle Estates subdivision in Puna, was murdered, Hawaii island police said today. Read more
A man indicted for the 2000 rape and murder of Kimberly Belluomini in her apartment in Kihei, Maui is awaiting extradition from Palm Beach Florida. Read more
Two suspects are wanted in connection with a purse snatching Thursday in broad daylight. Read more
The Hawaii women’s basketball team hung with No. 5 Oregon State for about a quarter and a half before the Beavers pulled away in a 64-32 rout of the Rainbow Wahine tonight in Corvallis, Ore. Read more
A famous name in the Hawaii Army National Guard has become the state’s new adjutant general in charge of about 5,600 citizen soldiers and airmen and 500 other personnel. Read more
National Institutes of Health researchers found an increased chance of breast cancer among women who regularly used permanent hair dye, particularly African Americans. Read more