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Paramedics treated the woman at the scene before transporting her to a trauma facility in critical condition. Read more
A flash flood watch is in effect for all islands through Sunday afternoon. Read more
Dwayne Johnson will revisit his younger years in a new NBC series, “The Rock,” which is the retired pro wrestler’s nickname. Read more
In the face of mounting evidence, Iran on Saturday acknowledged that it shot down the Ukrainian jetliner by accident, killing all 176 people aboard. The admission by Iran’s Revolutionary Guard undermined the credibility of information provided by senior officials, who for three days had adamantly dismissed allegations of a missile strike as Western propaganda. Read more
Richard Sherman anticipated the route for an interception and then watched the San Francisco 49ers run eight straight times for the touchdown that put them in control of their first playoff game in six years. Read more
The Hawaii women’s basketball team was unable to rally completely out of a 21-point hole and took its second road loss to begin Big West Conference play. Read more
Police said the case remains under investigation and charges are pending. Read more
Prosecutors have charged a 25-year-old man with first-degree robbery of a Kapolei business. Read more
Tsai Ing-wen was reelected as Taiwan’s president in a victory that signaled strong support for her tough stance against China among voters determined to defend their democratic way of life. Read more
Police arrested a 47-year-old man this morning on suspicion of second-degree attempted murder for allegedly trying to strangle his 39-year-old girlfriend in Haleiwa. Read more
Five sailors were rescued today after a wave flipped a Navy boat in windy conditions in Kaneohe Bay. 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
Iran said its military “unintentionally” shot down the Ukrainian jetliner that crashed earlier this week, killing all 176 aboard. Read more
Authorities say at least nine people have died as severe storms sweep across parts of the U.S. South, bringing high winds and unrelenting rain. Read more
Police arrested a 13-year-old boy this morning who is suspected of robbing another 13-year-old boy on two separate occasions in Kalihi. Read more
Two U.S. service members were killed and two others injured when their vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan, the U.S. military said. Read more
Two wildfires merged to form a massive inferno in southeastern Australia and a man suffered serious burns protecting a home, in a night of treacherous conditions during the nation’s unprecedented wildfire crisis, officials said. Read more
A magnitude 5.9 quake shook Puerto Rico today, causing further damage along the island’s southern coast, where previous recent quakes have toppled homes and schools. Read more
Officials said a military airstrike targeted Abdul Reza Shahlai, a high-ranking commander in Iran’s Islamic Republican Guard Corps. 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
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