Welcome to the overnight edition of Hawaii State News from Hawaii News Digest.
Top Story: Hawaii police are continuing their search for a 6-year-old Hilo boy with autism. The search has entered its third day.
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Content supplied by the “Honolulu Star-Advertiser” and the Associated Press.
Accessed on 23 December 2019, 0335 UTC, Post 20020.
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Police are continuing to search today for a 6-year-old boy with autism who has been missing for three days. Read more
Police were searching for a 28-year-old man who police said fired multiple shots from a rifle at three people Saturday in Waianae. Read more
Houston and Georgia Tech advanced to Monday’s semifinals of the Diamond Head Classic with victories in the early session of today’s four first-round games at the Stan Sheriff Center. Read more
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison apologized today for taking a family vacation in Hawaii as deadly bushfires raged across several states, destroying homes and claiming the lives of two volunteer firefighters. Read more
The City and County of Honolulu issued an alert at 8:01 a.m. warning motorists that a water main break near Haleaha Road has closed the Kaneohe-bound lane of Kamehameha Highway. Read more
As the political clamor caused by a top Christian magazine’s call to remove President Donald Trump from office continues to reverberate, more than 100 conservative evangelicals closed ranks further around Trump today. Read more
A shooting early today at a house party held in honor of someone who was killed in April left 13 people wounded, four of them critically, Chicago police said. Read more
J.J. Abrams’ Skywalker finale couldn’t match its recent predecessors on opening weekend, but it still amassed a $175.5 million debut that ranked as the third largest weekend of the year. Read more
President Donald Trump is in sunny Florida after his historic impeachment, while plans for his speedy trial back in Washington remained clouded. Read more
Local comedian Mel Cabang, 77, died Saturday in Las Vegas, several days after heart bypass surgery, according to a family friend. Read more
Clashes broke out today between Hong Kong police and protesters at a rally in support of China’s Uighur minority. Read more
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II attended church near her country estate while her husband of 72 years, Prince Philip, remained in a London hospital. Read more
It took 35 years, but Eddie Murphy came back to host “Saturday Night Live.” Read more
A pileup involving more than 60 cars on a major interstate in Virginia on Sunday morning injured dozens of people, according to state police. Read more
Boeing safely landed its crew capsule in the New Mexico desert after an aborted flight to the International Space Station that could hold up the company’s effort to launch astronauts for NASA next year. Read more
Americans increased their spending in November at the fastest pace in four months, and income growth rebounded to its strongest gain since August. Read more
Hawaii island police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 6-year-old boy with autism. Read more
The Raiders take down the four-time defending Hawaii Open Division state champions in the GEICO State Champions Bowl Series in Las Vegas. Read more
President Donald Trump tried out a fresh line of rhetoric on Saturday when he dubbed Hawaii Sen. Mazie Hirono “nasty, nasty, horrible” and “not the smartest person on the planet.” Read more
Maui firefighters were investigating the cause of a structure fire in Haiku today that displaced two residents and killed their dogs. Read more
Honolulu firefighters battled a one-story house fire on Kanu Street this afternoon. Read more