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The No. 1 Hawaii men’s volleyball team looked to its reserves to power past Queens tonight at the Stan Sheriff Center. Read more
The state Department of Transportation said today that operating Dillingham Airfield “is not in the best interest of the state of Hawaii” and is transferring it back to the Army. Read more
Pete Buttigieg had 26.2% of state delegate equivalents to Bernie Sanders’ 26.1%, according to official results. Both have declared victory in Iowa. Read more
A flood advisory for Maui has been extended because of persistent heavy rain over the island. Read more
Amadou Sow hit 12 of 13 shots and finished with 30 points to power UC Santa Barbara to a 76-66 basketball victory over Hawaii in the Thunderdome on the UCSB campus. Read more
The Hawaii women’s basketball team won its fourth straight game, 59-46 at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, Calif., today. Read more
He was the doctor who tried to sound a warning that a troubling cluster of viral infections in a Chinese province could grow out of control — and was then summoned for a middle-of-the-night reprimand over his candor. Read more
Ige tied with Democratic Gov. Ned Lamont of Connecticut for the lowest approval rating, at 32%. Read more
He would be facing a life sentence with the possibility of parole. Read more
Police and CrimeStoppers are asking the public for help in finding the driver of a silver vehicle that fled the scene of a collision involving a pedestrian the night of Jan. 13 in Pearl City. Read more
The pilot in the December crash of a Hawaii sightseeing helicopter that killed him and six passengers previously lost his professional license for a year because of drug use, officials said. Read more
“Enough is enough,” party leader Tom Perez wrote on Twitter. He said he was calling for the recanvass in order to “assure public confidence in the results.” Read more
In the wake of a social media backlash, CBS’ Gayle King says she is embarrassed and angry with how the network promoted part of her interview with WNBA star Lisa Leslie that concerned the late Kobe Bryant. Read more
As concerns about China’s virus outbreak spread, universities are scrambling to assess the risks to their programs, and some are canceling study-abroad opportunities and prohibiting travel affecting hundreds of thousands of students. Read more
A powerful winter storm raked the Southeast today with high winds, rain and floods that killed at least four people and injured several more across a dozen states. Read more
Scientists from Australia to France, along with a list of biotech and vaccine companies, jumped in the race, pursuing different types of inoculations. Read more
Chinese authorities drastically strengthened their coronavirus lockdown today in a desperate move to contain the deadly scourge of infections. 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
Shark warning signs posted Wednesday after tiger sharks were spotted at a stretch of beach along Maui’s south shore have been taken down, state officials said. Read more
Tens of thousands of New Yorkers will face the inconvenience of slower re-entry because of a law that acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Ken Cuccinelli says puts public safety at risk by preventing federal agents from quickly accessing vehicle and criminal records. Read more
Nuro’s vehicles won’t be required to have side and rear-view mirrors and other safety provisions. Also not on the safety feature list; windshield wipers, steering wheels or brake pedals. Read more
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