Welcome to the overnight edition of Hawaii State News.
Top Story: The Honolulu Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the remains of shooter Jerry Hanel at a burnt-out home near Diamond Head.
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Accessed on 06 February 2020, 0440 UTC, Post 20235.
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Honolulu Medical Examiner positively identifies second set of Hibiscus Drive remains as shooter Jerry Hanel
Today’s announcement by the city was expected and was possible after the Medical Examiner’s Office was able to confirm notification of Hanel’s next of kin, officials said. Read more
The World Health Organization has asked for $675 million to help countries address the expected spread of the virus. Read more
President Donald Trump won impeachment acquittal today in the U.S. Senate, bringing to a close only the third presidential trial in American history. Read more
With 92% of precincts reporting, Pete Buttigieg and Bernie Sanders are still at the top. Read more
A 51-year-old man died from his injuries on Tuesday after he was apparently assaulted in Lahaina over the weekend. Read more
Hawaiian Ethos LLC has opened its second retail center at Uilani Plaza in Waimea. Read more
Officials are asking oceangoers to steer clear of the area between Keawakapu Beach and White Rock Beach in the Wailea district after heading back out, and spotting several sharks. Read more
Actor Kirk Douglas died Wednesday, Feb. 5, at age 103. Read more
Pacific Links International said commercial real estate brokerage firm CBRE will explore “all strategic options.” Read more
The Americans were evacuated from the Chinese city of Wuhan, which is at the center of the new virus outbreak. Read more
Now, she’s leading House Democrats out of impeachment’s shadow, through regular legislative business and toward Election Day in November. Read more
Former University of Hawaii quarterback Cole McDonald has been invited to compete at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. Read more
The heavy rains are expected to reach Oahu later this afternoon, then Maui County later this evening through Thursday morning, and Hawaii island by Thursday afternoon and evening, forecasters said. Read more
The Storm Prediction Center said storms that could generate hail, 60 mph winds and twisters were possible across much of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. Read more
The nightly closures are necessary for sign installations, and will last through mid-February. Read more
A Turkish airliner skidded off a runway and broke apart as it tried to land in bad weather in Istanbul, killing one person and injuring dozens more. Passengers had to scramble through the split fuselage to escape. Read more
He dismissed the argument of Trump’s defenders that the Senate should acquit the president and leave the judgment to voters in November. Read more
If there was any doubt where she stood, Hawaii U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono put it to rest with a speech on the Senate floor this morning in which she said President Donald Trump is a danger to the nation. Read more
The Honolulu Prosecutor’s Office filed a written complaint Monday charging Duane “Dog the Bounty Hunter” Chapman’s daughter with two counts of harassment. Read more
King tides occur about twice a year in coastal areas worldwide when the sun and moon align to enhance the gravitational pull that produces normal, daily tides. Read more
Positive identification is pending. Read more
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