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Perhaps playing in a Hawaii uniform for his final time, junior quarterback Cole McDonald completed a heart-stopping comeback with a 24-yard touchdown pass to freshman Nick Mardner as the Warriors secured a 38-34 victory over Brigham Young University to win the Hawaii Bowl. Read more
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
Cole McDonald throws four scoring passes and rushes for another touchdown to boost Hawaii to a 38-34 victory over BYU in the SoFi Hawaii Bowl. Read more
A flash flood warning is in effect for Kauai until 11:45 p.m. 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
A vehicle collision in Kula, Maui, this afternoon resulted in the death of a bicyclist. 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
Holiday shopping doesn’t end with Christmas. 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