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For the first time ever in Hawaii, Blake Wallenda, from “The Flying Wallendas” family, completed a skywalk from the Ala Moana Hotel’s 14th floor. Read more
Honolulu firefighters found a Kapahulu fire engulfing an unoccupied single-story house when they arrived today. Read more
The University of Hawaii’s new administrative rules governing Mauna Kea could take up to a year before they are fully implemented, officials said. Read more
Four Hawaii pitchers combined on a four-hit shutout and Adam Fogel completed his comeback with three hits in Monday’s 8-0 baseball victory over North Dakota State at Les Murakami Stadium. Read more
Hawaii remained at the top team in today’s American Volleyball Coaches Association Men’s Division I-II Top 15 following two road victories last week at Stanford. Read more
Molokai police and medics responded to a report of an unresponsive male aboard a vessel at Kaunakakai Harbor shortly after 10:25 a.m. Saturday. Read more
Kellye Nakahara Wallett, a film and television actress best known for playing Lt. Nurse Kellye Yamato on “M-A-S-H,” has died at age 72. Read more
Police are investigating the theft of fruit valued at about $1,000 including durians, which are known for a powerful odor. Read more
After a sunny, breezy weekend, forecasters say stronger trade winds and high surf are on the way to Hawaii later this week. Read more
Apple is warning investors that it won’t meet its second-quarter financial guidance because the viral outbreak in China has cut production of iPhones. Read more
Fourteen Americans who tested positive for the coronavirus were evacuated from a cruise ship in Japan and flown to the United States, where they will be placed in isolation and receive medical attention. Read more
One lane will be closed on Farrington Highway in Maili for the Maipalaoa Bridge replacement project, starting Tuesday, according to state transportation officials. Read more
The feel-good story of how Cambodia allowed a cruise ship to dock after it was turned away elsewhere in Asia for fear of spreading the deadly virus that began in China has taken an unfortunate turn. Read more
A Russian court has ordered a woman who escaped from a virus quarantine to return back to the hospital she fled and stay under quarantine for at least two more days. Read more
Tokyo Marathon organizers have essentially barred the general public from taking part in the March 1 race. Read more
Home goods retailer Pier 1 Imports has filed for bankruptcy protection. Read more
As talks escalate to settle thousands of opioid-related lawsuits nationwide, a harsh reality is emerging: the money the pharmaceutical industry will pay to compensate ravaged communities will likely be far less than once envisioned. Read more
Europe’s busiest airport suffered the knock-on effects of technical issues that disrupted travel over the weekend. Read more
Stratton escaped the burning USS Arizona by making a harrowing hand-over-hand climb across a rope to an adjacent ship on Dec. 7, 1941. Read more
Days and days of heavy rain have created a dilemma for authorities managing dams along swollen rivers in Mississippi and Tennessee. Read more
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