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Top Story: 2 people are dead following the crash of a single-engine aircraft at Dillingham Airfield on Oahu.
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Accessed on 23 February 2020, 0025 UTC, Post 20314.
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The Honolulu Medical Examiner is working to identify and notify the next of kin of the two men in their 60s who died in the crash. Read more
Nevada is the third contest on a 2020 election calendar marked by chaos and uncertainty after the opening votes in Iowa and New Hampshire, overwhelmingly white, rural states. Read more
The Rainbow Wahine (1-1) didn’t drop a set against the Cardinal (0-2). The SandBows conclude Day 1 of the tournament against No. 3 LSU at 4:30 p.m. Read more
The Aiea man was transported to a hospital in critical condition. Read more
The fire on the ninth floor of the Ala Wai Manor, which resulted in one man’s injury, has been classified as accidental, the Honolulu Fire Department said in a news release Friday. Read more
A once-standout U.S. federal narcotics agent known for spending lavishly on luxury cars and Tiffany jewelry has been arrested on charges of conspiring to launder money with the same Colombian drug cartel he was supposed to be fighting. Read more
Ara Zobayan was counseled by an FAA investigator after he violated FAA rules by crossing into busy airspace near Los Angeles International Airport on May 11, 2015, according to the record, which was first reported Friday by the Los Angeles Times. Read more
The temporary dog park comes as a welcome relief for local dogs and their owners in Kakaako. Read more
South Korea has reported 433 cases and its third death from the virus, a man in his 40s who was found dead at home and posthumously tested positive. Read more
The email sent to the wrong address by an employee included an attachment with information on 2,852 patients who had been seen since June 1, 2019, according to Queens. Read more
In recent weeks, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has issued ‘administrative subpoenas’ — signed by an immigration official, not a judge — to state and local law enforcement agencies in Colorado, Connecticut, New York, Oregon and California. Read more
Iranian officials today reported a sixth death from the new virus that emerged in China. Read more
A group of top state lawyers in October announced the framework for a deal that they said would be worth about $48 billion in cash, treatment drugs and services over time. Read more
Critics say the bump in the minimum wage won’t do nearly enough to help the people who need it most. Read more
The incident caused a commotion in the arena and temporarily stopped all matches going on the six mats. Read more
The Hawaii baseball team received resourceful pitching, creative offense and active defense in tonight’s 4-2 victory over Washington State. Read more
State officials said two men have been cited for the unlawful harvesting of aquarium fish off the west coast of Hawaii island using unpermitted gear. Read more
Police on Thursday arrested Lori Norene Vallow in Princeville after prosecutors in Idaho charged her with two counts of felony desertion of a child and misdemeanor charges of resisting and obstructing an officer, solicitation of a crime and contempt. Read more
The state this month reported there were more than 11,000 registered passenger electric vehicles at the start of the year, meaning Hawaii surpassed its milestone by more than a thousand. Read more
Joe Burrow knows he has the leverage as the potential No. 1 pick in the 2020 NFL draft. Tua Tagovailoa has the standout talent — and the medical issue. Justin Herbert may have the highest ceiling, but his accuracy and leadership skills raise concerns. Read more
At meetings of the secretive Shincheonji Church of Jesus, worshippers sit packed together on the floor, forbidden to wear glasses — or face masks. They come to church even when sick, former members say. Read more