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Lt. Gov. Josh Green, who is acting governor this week, said the individuals have no signs or symptoms of the deadly coronavirus, but are being monitored closely by the state Health Department. Read more
Reeling from a weak finish in this week’s Iowa caucuses, former Vice President Joe Biden was a chief aggressor throughout tonight. Read more
The government announced that another 3,399 people had been diagnosed over the last 24 hours, reversing two days of declines, and raising the total accumulated number of cases on the mainland to 34,546. Read more
The No. 1 Hawaii men’s volleyball team will face fellow Big West member UC Irvine for the Outrigger Hotels and Resorts championship on Saturday night after sweeping No. 14 Concordia Irvine 25-19, 25-21, 25-15 tonight at the Stan Sheriff Center. Read more
Dustin Demeter smacked a two-run homer to boost the Hawaii baseball team to a 5-4 victory over UH-Hilo tonight at Les Murakami Stadium. Read more
The Coast Guard has joined the Honolulu Fire Department tonight in a search for a missing 20-year-old Swedish visitor who was swept out to sea off Waimea Bay. Read more
An American citizen has died in Wuhan from the coronavirus outbreak, the New York Times reported. Read more
One of two men charged in a 7-Eleven robbery spree last July was sentenced today to 41 months in prison. Read more
DOT did not have information on what reason, if any, was given by the cruise ship for not disembarking in Honolulu. Read more
Bernard DeCoito Jr. was charged Thursday with manslaughter in the death of Malia Soma-Valmoja. He was also charged with firearm violations. Read more
In death, Dr. Li Wenliang became the face of simmering anger at the ruling Communist Party’s controls over information and complaints that officials lie about or hide disease outbreaks, chemical spills, dangerous consumer products or financial frauds. Read more
Police arrested today a Laumaka work furlough inmate, missing since Jan. 20. Read more
Exacting swift punishment against those who crossed him, an emboldened President Donald Trump today ousted two government officials who had delivered damaging testimony against him during his impeachment hearings. Read more
Just in time for the weekend — and the Punahou Carnival — the islands are drying out after a wet Thursday with a spell of cool, brisk weather courtesy of northerly winds. Read more
The WMO’s committee that draws on the agency’s weather and climate archives is now expected to verify whether the reading would amount to a new record. Read more
A witness told the NTSB the hillside where the crash occurred was shrouded in mist when he heard the helicopter approaching. Read more
The lawsuit the court dismissed was filed by Democratic members of Congress in 2017. Read more
Former Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer announced the endorsement during a campaign event at a maritime center and museum in Norfolk, Virginia. Read more
As Becky Sisley sat in her prized midcourt seat in the gleaming glass-and-steel Matthew Knight Arena, she could gaze across the boisterous student section — dotted with football players — and over to Gov. Kate Brown and the Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Fouts, then up to the far reaches of a gym where none of the 12,364 seats were empty. Read more
The strong job growth gives President Donald Trump more evidence for his assertion that the economy is flourishing under his watch. Read more
Trump administration officials, increasingly intent on preventing Chinese global technological domination, keep floating the idea that the U.S. government should take a more direct hand in running next-generation 5G wireless networks. Read more
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