Welcome to the Saturday edition of Hawaii State News from Hawaii News Digest.
Our top story: The National Weather Service has issued a high wind warning for all Hawaiian Islands.
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Accessed on 21 December 2019, 1710 UTC, Post 20015.
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A high wind warning is in effect for the state through early this evening. In addition, a high-surf advisory is in effect for the east-facing shores for some islands. Read more
In a vehicle reeking of marijuana, 2 women pull up at a DUI checkpoint with a cache of weapons and drugs, police say
Their initial court appearance is scheduled for Monday in Kona District Court. Read more
Police are searching for a 6-year-old boy who was reported missing in Hilo today. Read more
Hawaii Island police charged today a 32-year-old man with second-degree arson in connection with a Nov. 17 fire in the Volcano Golf & Country Club subdivision in Volcano. Read more
U.S. Attorney Kenji Price said a group may be behind some of the recent armed crimes in Hawaii, particularly on Oahu, during a news conference Thursday addressing the spike in violent crimes. Read more
Police arrested a 39-year-old man, 18-year-old man and the teenager for investigation of first-degree robbery at 3:53 p.m. following the theft that occurred at 3:08 p.m. Read more
The schism among Christians about Trump dates back to before his election. Read more
A Michigan man recently identified as the newborn boy snatched from his mother in 1964 by someone posing as a maternity-ward nurse was found through commercial ancestry websites after the man or a child of his submitted DNA to the sites to learn more about their family tree, a genetic genealogist who played a role in the discovery told The Associated Press Friday. Read more
Former Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin defended his controversial pardon of a man who was convicted of raping a child, saying there was no physical evidence of an assault. Read more
As the company scrambled to understand what happened, NASA canceled the Starliner’s docking with the International Space Station, instead focusing on a hastier than planned return to Earth. Read more
Hawaii State Department of Transportation spokesman Tim Sakahara gave an update today on the completed road work on the Pali Highway. Read more
The National Weather Service has issued a high wind warning that will last through Saturday afternoon. Read more
Carnival Cruise Line said in a statement that the Carnival Glory was maneuvering in the port when it “made contact” with the Carnival Legend in the morning. Read more
Police said there were no signs of foul play. Read more
The lanes were closed near the Honolulu Police Department headquarters. Read more
Five of the companies are negotiating the amounts of their fines. Read more
A federal court judge decided Thursday afternoon to detain without bail a university student from Japan arrested for transporting child pornography in Hawaii, citing him as a risk to flee and a danger to the community. Read more
The 59-year-old victim tracked the credit card charge to the store, where the suspect was arrested at 10:25 a.m. Thursday for investigation of fraudulent use of a credit card. Read more
The study suggests that vaping illnesses can get worse, even deadly, after patients leave the hospital and doctors should check on patients within two days of sending them home. Read more
The suspect was detained by the supermarket staff at 11:15 p.m. Thursday and police arrested her 10 minutes later on suspicion of fourth-degree theft. Read more
The action is part of the department’s stepped-up enforcement of unlicensed adult residential care homes in Hawaii. Read more
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