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Top Story: Two teens were seriously injured today during a stabbing incident at Milialani High School. Suspects are in police custody.
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Accessed on 25 February 2020, 0430 UTC, Post 20324.
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An Emergency Medical Services spokeswoman said the victims — a 16-year-old boy and a 16-year-old girl — were taken in serious condition to a hospital and are expected to survive. Read more
The pilot seated at the front of the Cessna 305A that crashed Saturday morning died at the scene at Dillingham Airfield, while the instructor pilot, seated behind him, died on the way to the hospital, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator said. Read more
A national labor organization has raised red flags over record keeping and spending by some top staff in the United Public Workers union in Hawaii, citing tens of thousands of dollars in union funds spent on restaurants, airfare and other costs without proper supporting documentation. Read more
Police said the victim was found with traumatic injuries to her face and neck at the Waipio Gardens Apartment complex shortly after 8:10 p.m. Read more
The 67-year-old Weinstein had a look of resignation on his face as he heard the verdict: guilty on two charges, not guilty on a set of more serious ones. Read more
Religious pilgrims, migrant workers, businessmen, soldiers and clerics all flow constantly across Iran’s frontiers, often crossing into countries with few border controls, weak and ineffective governments and fragile health systems. Read more
Kauai firefighters airlifted a 13-year-old Kansas boy from Kalalau Trail Sunday morning after he began experiencing symptoms of dehydration while camping with his family. Read more
The number of people sickened by the coronavirus topped 79,000 globally, and wherever it sprung up, officials rushed to try to contain it. Read more
The drop was the worst for the index in two years and wiped out its gains so far in 2020. Read more
Worried Democrats today intensified their assault against the party’s presidential front-runner, Bernie Sanders, as the Vermont senator marched toward South Carolina’s weekend primary eyeing a knockout blow. Read more
The guidelines that aim to determine whether immigrants seeking legal residency are likely to become a government burden are part of the Trump administration’s broader effort to reduce immigration, particularly among poorer people. Read more
HTA reported that statewide vacation rentals in January rose more than 8% to 797,257 unit nights, while monthly demand increased about 15% to 657,926 unit nights. Read more
The Rainbow Warriors (14-0) received 12 of the 16 first-place votes with No. 2 Brigham Young (15-0) receiving the other four. Read more
David Porter, an assistant section chief with the FBI’s Foreign Influence Task Force, accused Russia of conducting brazen operations aimed at spreading disinformation, exploiting lines of division in society and sowing doubt about the integrity of U.S. elections and the ability of its leaders to govern effectively. Read more
Speaking at times through tears, Vanessa Bryant praised her husband’s devotion as she addressed thousands of fans gathered at Staples Center to remember Bryant and 13-year-old Gianna. Read more
This morning should be mostly sunny, and this afternoon partly cloudy, with highs ranging from 78 to 83 degrees Fahrenheit and winds of 10 to 20 mph. Read more
The widow of Kobe Bryant has sued the owner of the helicopter that crashed in fog and killed her husband and her 13-year-old daughter last month. Read more
HPD officer charged in connection with assault on half brother and former police chief Louis Kealoha
Louis Kealoha is free on bail pending sentencing next month on conspiracy and obstruction charges. He is seeking a divorce from his wife, Katherine Kealoha, a former deputy prosector, who awaits sentencing from jail. Read more
Witnesses said the car drove around a barrier blocking off traffic from the parade. Read more
Charles Nielsen addressed the committee that voted to send the legislation to the full House as Bailey Nielsen stood at his side with the weapon slung over her right shoulder, but did not say anything. Read more
Attempts at cheating are a part of sports, Major League Baseball said in urging a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit by fantasy contestants. Read more
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