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Top Story: A 69-year-old man is the alleged suspect in the shooting deaths of 2 Honolulu police officers who were responding to a massive housing fire in the Diamond Head area of Honolulu.
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The 69-year-old suspect in the fatal shooting of two Honolulu police officers and a massive neighborhood fire in Diamond Head was slated to go to trial for misuse of the 911 emergency telephone service. Read more
Anae, 61, is a 1977 Kahuku High School graduate who was an offensive lineman at Brigham Young University. He has served as offensive coordinator at BYU and, the past four seasons, at Virginia. Read more
With his best imitation of a tightrope walker, Patrick Mahomes high-wired the Kansas City Chiefs into their first Super Bowl in a half-century. Read more
State sheriffs and Honolulu police are asking for the public’s help in locating Michael Coloyan, who failed to return to the Laumaka Work Furlough Center as required on Saturday. Read more
President Donald Trump’s lawyers today previewed their impeachment defense with the questionable assertion that the charges against him are invalid, adopting a position rejected by Democrats as “nonsense” as both sides sharpened their arguments for trial. Read more
Prince Harry said today that he felt “great sadness” but found “no other option” to cutting almost all of his and his wife Meghan’s royal ties in the hopes of achieving a more peaceful life. Read more
The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee is accusing U.S. intelligence agencies of withholding documents from Congress on Ukraine that could be significant to President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial. Read more
Queen Elizabeth II was all smiles as she made her way to church after a momentous announcement that Prince Harry and wife Meghan would cut almost all of their ties to the royal family in favor of a more private life. Read more
A measly 169 days after she became the first woman to officially lead the academy, Deborah Dugan is out as the Recording Academy’s CEO — just days before its 2020 awards show. Read more
The first Americans to be counted in the 2020 census live in a tiny community of 661 on the edge of the Alaskan expanse. Read more
Harry and Meghan will no longer be able to officially represent his grandmother at events. The contours of this rupture are clear, but the path they choose going forward is still to be determined. Read more
Conor McGregor came back with a big bang. Read more
SpaceX completed the last big test of its crew capsule before launching astronauts in as little as two months, mimicking an emergency escape shortly after liftoff. Read more
The bodies of the 11 Ukrainians who died when an Iranian missile shot down a passenger plane arrived today in Ukraine for a farewell ceremony. Read more
Dozens of anti-government protesters gathered in Lebanon’s rainy capital as security forces braced for more rioting after a night of violence left hundreds wounded. Read more
An abandoned house in Waimalu was destroyed by a two-alarm fire this afternoon. 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
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
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
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 mo
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