Happy Holidays from my home to yours!
Today’s top Hawaii News story concerns the weather for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. The National Weather Service says you may need a jacket and an umbrella as “a period of wet and unsettled weather blankets the islands through Thursday.”
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Content supplied by the “Honolulu Star-Advertiser” and the Associated Press.
Accessed on 25 December 2019, 0420 UTC, Post 20030.
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Starting this afternoon, jackets and umbrellas could come in handy as a period of wet and unsettled weather blankets the islands through Thursday. Read more
It’s a bright and sunny (and apparently redundantly balmy) day as UH and BYU meet for the 33rd time (but first in a bowl game). Read more
Prosecutors pursuing a third trial against a federal agent for a fatal 2011 shooting in a Waikiki McDonald’s restaurant plan to take their quest to the U.S. Supreme Court. 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
Depending on which country they’re from, the kids may ask about Father Christmas, Papa Noel, Saint Nick or Santa Claus. Read more
Notre Dame Cathedral is unable to host Christmas services for the first time since the French Revolution, because the Paris landmark was too deeply damaged by this year’s fire. Read more
Democratic presidential contender Michael Bloomberg cut ties with a contractor that used prisoners to make calls for his presidential campaign, he said in a statement today. Read more
All but one of those charged were current or former elected officials or political candidates, and the accused included both Republicans and Democrats. Read more
Kent Michitsch seemed to be running out of traditional options to insure the home he’s lived in for more than 30 years northeast of San Diego as California’s massive property insurance market reels from three consecutive years of destructive wildfires. Read more
President Donald Trump lashed out today as his Senate impeachment trial remains at an impasse, with Republican and Democratic leaders at odds over its format and whether witnesses should be called. Read more
In the latest charge, Franklin was accused of leaving a roadway, traveling onto a sidewalk and hitting a 12-year-old boy in an apartment complex in Des Moines. Read more
While her husband recently broke his own record on daily tweets and delivered his longest-ever rally speech as he was being impeached, the first lady has largely held her tongue — with the exception of a sharp tweet scolding a law professor who invoked 13-year-old Barron’s Trump name during an impeachment hearing. Read more
Over the course of an hour, the issue that most clearly represents Washington’s Trump-era polarization came up just once. Read more
The artwork, named “Scar of Bethlehem,” depicts the birth of Jesus under Israel’s West Bank separation barrier with a bullet hole shaped like a star. Read more
A reunion of Marshawn Lynch and the Seahawks, rumored all day Monday, finally became a reality Monday night. Read more
A not-so-jolly President Donald Trump is leaving his Christmas shopping for the last minute. Read more
The annual holiday celebration in which keepers, volunteers and staff offer enrichment gifts to the resident animals has been rescheduled to 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. Read more
France joins a tiny group of countries that use armed drones, including the United States. Read more
Kalanick disclosed today that he has sold off all his Uber stock — estimated at more than $2.5 billion — and is resigning from the board of directors, severing ties to the company he co-founded a decade ago. Read more
Coach John Harbaugh can rest Lamar Jackson and any other Ravens (13-2), who have already clinched the AFC North along with home-field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs. Read more
A 60-year-old man from Virginia died at Poipu Beach this afternoon while in the middle of a surf lesson. Read more
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