Welcome to the Sunday edition of Hawaii News Digest.
Top Story: A 23-year-old man died after sustaining a traumatic injury at the Oahu Community Correctional Center.
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Accessed on 19 January 2020, 1455 UTC, Post 20146.
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The 23-year-old man who died Thursday after sustaining a traumatic injury while being held at a state jail has been identified as James Borling-Salas. Read more
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are to no longer use their HRH titles and will repay £2.4 million of taxpayer’s money spent on renovating their Berkshire home, Buckingham Palace announced today. Read more
Johnson senior, a WWE Hall of Fame wrestler, died at the age of 75 on Jan. 15. Read more
Drew Buggs facilitated and finished as Hawaii beat UC Santa Barbara 70-63 in a Big West men’s basketball game tonight. Read more
The top-ranked Hawaii men’s volleyball team dropped an opening set and rallied to beat a ranked team on the road for the second straight day, 22-25, 25-23, 25-20, 27-25 at No. 12 Loyola Chicago today. Read more
President Donald Trump’s legal team issued a fiery response Saturday ahead of opening arguments in his impeachment trial, while House Democrats laid out their case in forceful fashion, saying the president betrayed public trust with behavior that was the “worst nightmare” of the founding fathers. Read more
With a record-setting performance for 3-point shooting, Hawaii beat Cal State-Fullerton 79-72 in a women’s basketball game tonight at the Stan Sheriff Center. Read more
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said today the Oval Office requires a wartime veteran, a niche he occupies exclusively among top-tier candidates in his party’s race for the 2020 nomination. Read more
Miguel Angel Jimenez made a 12-foot birdie putt on the second hole of a playoff Saturday with senior newcomer Ernie Els to win the PGA Tour Champions’ season-opening Mitsubishi Electric Championship. Read more
An abandoned house in Waimalu was destroyed by a two-alarm fire this afternoon. Read more
Conor McGregor came back with a big bang. Read more
People in a southern Puerto Rico city discovered a warehouse filled with water, cots and other unused emergency supplies, then set off a social media uproar Saturday when they broke in to retrieve goods as the area struggles to recover from a strong earthquake. Read more
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders stepped up his pitch to women in early-voting New Hampshire on the heels of a squabble over sexism in politics with fellow progressive and 2020 rival Elizabeth Warren. Read more
Players from two teams at the center of baseball’s sign-stealing scandal faced their fans on Saturday for the first time since the Houston Astros and Boston Red Sox ousted their managers amid the fallout from the investigation into Houston’s elaborate scheme. Read more
Japan’s government said Thursday a man treated for pneumonia after returning from China has tested positive for the new coronavirus identified as a possible cause of an outbreak in the Chinese city of Wuhan. Read more
Federal authorities take over investigation of man arrested in connection with 7-Eleven robberies, carjacking
A surveillance video released by police showed the suspect entering the store at 4805 Bougainville Drive at about 1:20 a.m. Sunday carrying a knife. Read more
Board of Water Supply crews are repairing a 12-inch watermain break near the intersection of Liliha and Kuakini Streets. Read more
Gov. Bill Lee will introduce legislation this year that would amend a law requiring Tennessee to honor Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest, an early leader of the Ku Klux Klan. Read more
The buyer was a private collector who wanted his identity kept secret. He told the BBC it was a “once-in-a-lifetime” opportunity. Read more
Marches were scheduled today in more than 180 cities. Read more
Police were still trying to piece together who’s who and what happened leading up to Friday night’s shooting in Granstville. Read more
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