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Top Story: A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect for all Hawaii Islands through Sunday.
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Accessed on 11 January 2020, 0245 UTC, Post 20107.
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A flash flood watch is in effect for all islands through Sunday afternoon. Read more
The potatoes were planted in August by the company, which bought 41,000 acres of former sugar cane plantation lands in 2018 from Alexander & Baldwin Inc. Read more
Officials said a military airstrike targeted Abdul Reza Shahlai, a high-ranking commander in Iran’s Islamic Republican Guard Corps. Read more
Seven golfers who played in the morning are one shot back with the afternoon wave teeing off. Read more
Every county has one traffic fatality to start off the year. Read more
The arson case has been turned over to police for investigation. Read more
Confronted by persistent questions about his military action in the Middle East, President Donald Trump and his top officials offered a string of fresh explanations Friday, with Trump now contending Iranian militants had planned major attacks on four U.S. embassies. Read more
The White House is considering dramatically expanding its much-litigated travel ban to additional countries amid a renewed election-year focus on immigration by President Donald Trump, according to six people familiar with the deliberations. Read more
Neil Peart was revered for his drumming skills, but was also the band’s key lyricist. Read more
This morning, after 17 days, a metal fence at Makalei Beach Park blocking access to a Diamond Head shoreline path was removed by workers for the City of Honolulu Department of Parks & Recreation. Read more
Parts of the public parking lot at Kakaako Waterfront Park and Point Panic are slated for closure, starting next week, as the city begins a $448,000 repaving project. Read more
Michelle Wie always thought if she ever had children, that would be the end of her golf. Read more
Western leaders have said the plane seemed to have been unintentionally brought down by a surface-to-air missile near Tehran. Iran denies that a missile was to blame. Read more
Pelosi has been in a standoff with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell that has consumed Capitol Hill and scrambled the political dynamics more than three weeks after the House impeached Trump. Read more
Two wildfires merged to form a massive inferno in southeast Australia on Saturday, and man suffered serious burns protecting a home during a night of treacherous conditions during the nation’s unprecedented fire crisis. Read more
The documents, made public Thursday by Boeing at the urging of Congress, are likely to fuel allegations the vaunted aircraft manufacturer put speed and cost savings ahead of safety in rolling out the Max. Read more
President Donald Trump’s ex-personal lawyer told a judge Friday that he’s the victim of a continuing campaign of “character assassination” by prosecutors who oppose his time behind bars being trimmed from three years to one. Read more
No injuries were reported. Police said they are investigating. Read more
The picture of a slowly-but-steadily improving economy — plus low inflation — likely gives the Federal Reserve comfort in keeping interest rates low, which has been a boon to stock markets. Read more
Police arrested the woman who ran into the men on suspicion of operating a vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant and two counts of first-degree negligent injury. Read more
A mall security guard and a jewelry store saleswoman were also killed. Read more
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