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Accessed on 21 January 2020, 1345 UTC, Post 20155.
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The two neighbors said they were able to stop the beating of one tenant of 3015 Hibiscus Drive, but could not save the homeowner. Read more
Jonathan Burge, attorney for shooting suspect Jerry Hanel, told the Star-Advertiser that homeowner Lois Cain is believed to have died in the fire. Read more
The interceptions occurred Feb. 28, July 27 and Nov. 29 at different Hawaii airports. Read more
President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial is set to unfold at the Capitol, a contentious proceeding to render judgment on his Ukraine actions as Americans form their own verdict at the start of an election year. Read more
The undefeated Hawaii men’s volleyball team started off the week going 1-2-3. Read more
A fourth person has died in an outbreak of a new coronavirus in China, authorities said Tuesday, as more places stepped up medical screening of travelers from the country as it enters its busiest travel period. Read more
Commercial real estate developer and retail center owner Alexander & Baldwin Inc. commemorated its 150th anniversary with its nonprofit partner Kupu today by replanting trees at Hamakua Marsh and announcing a program that will give $150 grants to employees’ nonprofit of choice. Read more
The driver in a Waipio Gentry hit-and-run crash that left a 61-year-old male pedestrian dead remained at large today. Read more
The Honolulu Fire Department rescued this afternoon a 20-year-old injured hiker at Maunawili Falls. Read more
Police arrested him on suspicion of second-degree burglary and third-degree arson. Read more
The couple went on their first date on Halloween of 1955. Read more
Police are hunting for the shooter who fled the scene. Read more
Prince Harry says he’s taking a “leap of faith” as he steps back from royal duties in an attempt to build a more peaceful life — one free of the journalists who have filmed, photographed and written about him since the day he was born. Read more
Republicans told a sometimes cool crowd at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta that they were honoring King’s civil rights legacy of service and political empowerment. Read more
Tens of thousands of gun-rights activists from around the country rallied peacefully at the Virginia Capitol today to protest plans by the state’s Democratic leadership to pass gun-control legislation. Read more
Hawaii (7-0) received all 16 first-place votes. Last week, the Warriors received 15 with the remaining one going to then-No. 3 UCLA. Read more
Of the 150 containers, 43 were returned to France, 42 to the United Kingdom, 17 to the United States, 11 to Canada, 10 to Spain and the rest to Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Portugal, China, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Lithuania,Yeo Bee Yin’s ministry said. Read more
Japan’s prime minister said Monday that his country will form a space defense unit to protect itself from potential threats as rivals develop missiles and other technology and the new unit will work closely with its American counterpart recently launched by President Donald Trump. Read more
Canada’s arrest of chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou, the daughter of Huawei’s legendary founder, in late 2018 at America’s request enraged Beijing to the point it detained two Canadians in apparent retaliation. Read more
Since arriving in Seoul in July 2018, Harris, a retired navy general born to a Japanese mother and an American navy officer, has been the focus of keen attention because of his military and ethnic background. Read more
Three nightly closures are scheduled for a portion of Hana Highway — between Huelo and Hana Town — starting Jan. 28, according to state transportation officials. Read more
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