Welcome to the Sunday edition of Hawaii News Digest.
Top Story: A Flash Flood warning continues through Sunday afternoon.
Views expressed in this Hawaii News summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.
Content supplied by the “Honolulu Star-Advertiser” and the Associated Press.
Accessed on 12 January 2020, 1400 UTC, Post 20113.
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A woman in her 30s was shot Saturday morning in a remote area near Whitmore Village in Wahiawa. Read more
An Air Canada flight traveling from Vancouver, Canada, to Brisbane, Australia was diverted to Honolulu this morning following the death of a male passenger mid flight. Read more
A flash flood watch remains in effect for all Hawaiian islands through Sunday afternoon. Read more
The top-ranked Hawaii men’s volleyball team had its depth tested playing without its top hitter against Grand Canyon tonight, and the Rainbow Warriors responded with a 25-15, 25-20, 25-13 sweep of the Antelopes. Read more
Two men were taken to the hospital after an apparent head-on collision Saturday night. Read more
A 30-year-old man is in critical condition tonight after a traffic collision in Ewa Beach. 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 a basketball game of streaks and valleys, UC Irvine surged to a 74-60 victory over Hawaii today in the Bren Events Center in Irvine, Calif. 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
The poor weather at the Sony Open in Hawaii has gotten better each day, and so have Brendan Steele’s scores. Read more
With his bright red shoes and relentless running, Derrick Henry grabbed the spotlight and wouldn’t let go. 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
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
Severe storms sweeping across southern portions of the U.S. and up into the Midwest were blamed today in the deaths of at least 11 people, including two first responders, as high winds, tornadoes and unrelenting rain battered large swaths of the country. Read more
Five sailors were rescued today after a wave flipped a Navy boat in windy conditions in Kaneohe Bay. 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
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
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