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Top Story: Hawaii Governor David Ige says a Japanese man who visited Hawaii has the coronavirus.
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Accessed on 15 February 2020, 1405 UTC, Post 20278.
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“We do believe this is a serious concern,” Gov. David Ige said at a news conference at the state Department of Health. Read more
Brun was cited for crossing the double yellow line and driving without insurance, police said. Read more
The total is three fewer than the 18 traffic-related fatalities recorded on Hawaii roads during the same period last year. Read more
An Oahu Circuit Court jury found an 18-year-old man guilty on Thursday of second-degree robbery for forcefully taking a 73-year-old woman’s purse from her shoulder. Read more
Senior opposite Rado Parapunov put down 15 kills and sophomore outside hitter Filip Humler added a career-high 13 to lead No. 1 Hawaii to a 25-15, 25-18, 25-22 sweep over No. 12 Stanford in a nonconference men’s volleyball match tonight in Stanford, Calif. Read more
Kahului, Honolulu and Hilo either tie or break temperature records. Read more
The 7,900-square-foot park runs alongside a walkway adjacent to Fisher Hawaii. Read more
Hawaii County police are asking again for the public’s help in finding a 24-year-old Hilo woman, who was last seen in the area of Wainaku Scenic Lookout Sunday evening. Read more
The crash involved a large tree trimming truck, leaving one person injured, a Honolulu Emergency Services Department spokeswoman said. Read more
Marie Aiona was allegedly driving with her headlights off when Hawaii island patrol officers stopped her early Thursday morning, which led to felony charges today. Read more
China reported Saturday a figure of 2,641 new virus cases, a major drop from the higher numbers in recent days since a broader diagnostic method was implemented. Read more
Even before he flipped on the television, he was angry that the Justice Department was dropping a case against the former FBI official who was one of his longtime enemies, and as President Donald Trump watched the coverage today, his anger only mounted. Read more
Public tips about illegal drug activity led to the arrest of three people and the seizure of a cache of drugs in Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaii island police said today. Read more
A snorkeler who was found unresponsive at Pokai Bay in Waianae Thursday has died. Read more
The search began about 1 p.m. Read more
This was the fifth traffic-related fatality on Hawaii island compared with two at the same time last year. Read more
In the hospital where Yu Yajie works, nurses, doctors and other medical professionals fighting the new coronavirus have also been fighting dire shortages. They have used tape to patch up battered protective masks, repeatedly reused goggles meant for one-time use and wrapped their s Read more
Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar says she no longer believes English should be the national language of the U.S., disavowing a vote she took more than a decade ago as she tries to build support in a state where Hispanics make up a critical constituency. Read more
The agreement calls for a seven-day “reduction in violence” to be followed by all-Afghan peace talks within 10 days, a senior U.S. officials says. Read more
The Coast Guard and Hawaii County Fire Department launched a search for the men Thursday after family member reported the two overdue. Read more
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