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Top Story: Former Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie calls on Tulsi Gabbard to resign from Congress.
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Accessed on 24 December 2019, 0140 UTC, Post 20024.
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The former governor says Gabbard’s missed votes and absence from her district are “unacceptable.” Read more
Navy ships named USS Arizona and USS Oklahoma will return to active duty with the announcement today by Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly that two new Virginia-class attack submarines will be named after American heroes of the greatest generation who perished on the famed Pearl Harbor battleships. Read more
The House Judiciary Committee held open the possibility today of recommending additional articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump as it pressed anew for the testimony of former White House counsel Don McGahn. Read more
Cincinnati Bell Inc., parent company of Hawaiian Telcom, said today that it is being acquired by Brookfield Infrastructure for $10.50 a share, or about $2.6 billion. Read more
Benjamin “Benny” Rapoza was last seen at a residence in the 2100 block of Kalanianaole Avenue in Keaukaha at about 3 p.m. Friday. Read more
The gender of the chicks have not been determined yet. Read more
Clouds and showers are forecast for Christmas Eve over Kauai and Oahu, according to forecasters, with scattered showers expected to spread to the eastern isles on Christmas Day. Read more
Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is demanding witnesses who refused to appear during House committee hearings, including acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney and former national security adviser John Bolton. Read more
The proposal to a group of experts is the first time the ministry has narrowed down the various options available to those choices. Read more
The Riyadh criminal court found another three people guilty of covering up the crime. Read more
The company’s board said a change in leadership was needed to restore confidence in Boeing as it works to repair relationships with regulators and others in the wake of two 737 Max crashes that killed 346 people in all. Read more
She was taken in critical condition to Wilcox Medical Center. Read more
He suffered severe head injuries and was taken to Kona Community Hospital. Police said he was later flown to The Queen’s Medical Center in critical condition. Read more
The Seattle Seahawks could be reuniting with former star running back Marshawn Lynch, coach Pete Carroll said during his radio show. Read more
No serious injuries were immediately reported. 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
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
Andrew Favorov, the No. 2 at Ukraine’s state-run gas company Naftogaz, says he sat on a red leather bench seat and listened wide-eyed as the men boasted of their connections to President Donald Trump and proposed a deal to sell large quantities of liquefied natural gas from Texas to Ukraine. Read more
The Kahuku-bound lane is being contra-flowed and motorists are advised to expect delays and seek alternate routes. Read more
DraftKings has announced it is merging with two companies and taking its stock public. It will retain the DraftKings moniker and complete its merger with gambling tech firm SBTech sometime in the first half of 2020. Read more
The National Weather Service said coastal flooding across the state is likely this week during peak high tides. Read more
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