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In a sweeping bipartisan vote that takes a government shutdown off the table, the House passed a temporary government-wide funding bill Tuesday night, shortly after President Donald Trump prevailed in a behind-the-scenes fight over his farm bailout. Read more
The framework, Caldwell said during a press conference at the Mission Memorial Auditorium, will determine the criteria for loosening or tightening restrictions in the future. Read more
Hawaii sees 63 new coronavirus cases as Hilo Medical Center reports another death at Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home
It is the third day in a row that the statewide count fell below 100. On Monday, officials reported 56 new cases. Read more
The assessment was disseminated in support of sanctions imposed this month on Andriy Derkach, a pro-Russian Ukrainian lawmaker who has spread information critical of former Vice President Joe Biden. Read more
Doors will close at 3 p.m. at 1133 11th Ave., ending a chapter in Kaimuki history. Read more
Two sharks about 4-5 feet long were seen feeding on a school of fish 20 yards offshore. Read more
The Caldwell administration said white was chosen because it represents light, openness, fairness and hope, all of which Justice Ginsburg represented in abundance. Read more
The director of the Department of Human Services sent out a message to staff announcing a likely 10% furlough will potentially take effect Dec. 1 due to the state’s dire financial situation. Read more
Coronavirus transmission brought in from Liberty Dialysis and internal spread in the employee break room of a Hilo veterans home appear to be among the origins of the largest COVID-19 nursing facility outbreaks in Hawaii. Read more
McCain’s backing could help Biden appeal to Republicans disaffected with the GOP president and give the former vice president a boost in Arizona. Read more
The National Hurricane Center said parts of the Houston area had seen up to 14 inches of rain by this afternoon. Read more
The bleak milestone, by far the highest confirmed death toll from the virus in the world, was reported by Johns Hopkins, based on figures supplied by state health authorities. Read more
Shortly before Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died, she made a request about what should happen to her seat on the Supreme Court. Read more
Romney told reporters that it is not “written in the stars” that the court will have a liberal bent and that with Trump’s nominee — still to be announced — it will become more conservative. Read more
The punishment was meted out a week after the NFL reminded team personnel on the sidelines about the rules for wearing face coverings during the coronavirus pandemic. Read more
After the Jan. 26 crash, reports surfaced that graphic photos of the victims were being shared. Read more
Master Trooper Chris Hollingsworth was pronounced dead today following a brief hospitalization. Read more
Mark David Chapman made the comments in response to questions last month from a parole board, which denied him parole for an 11th time. Read more
The party says such initiatives have helped to lift millions of people out of poverty. Read more
Wetter weather is expected midweek, especially over Hawaii island. Read more