Kauka Santiago faces a variety of assault and theft charges after “allegedly using pepper spray on a 74-year-old Puna resident.
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Pahoa man, 18, faces multiple charges after allegedly using pepper spray on 74-year-old Puna resident
Kauka Santiago was charged with first-degree robbery, first-degree theft, first-degree burglary during an emergency period and third-degree assault. His bail was set at $77,000. Read more
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The fire department’s Chopper 1 dropped a rescue specialist off near the scene, and used a long line and basket to recover the hiker and the rescue personnel. Read more
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Honolulu police arrested a man and a woman in separate domestic violence cases in Waikiki over the weekend. Read more
The investigation into an engine explosion on a jetliner taking off from Denver is focusing on broken fan blades, a development reminiscent of a fatal failure on board another plane in 2018. Read more
Police said a red Kia sedan operated by a man, possibly in his 20s, was traveling southbound on South Beretania Street when it rear-ended a silver Chevrolet sedan operated by a 23-year-old woman near the intersection of Pawaa Lane. Read more
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Moet Hennessy is acquiring a 50% stake in rapper and entrepreneur Jay-Z’s Champagne brand in an effort to up its cool factor and expand distribution. Read more
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Seattle Mariners CEO Kevin Mather has resigned after video surfaced over the weekend of him expressing his views of the club’s organizational strategy and making insensitive remarks about players. Read more
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VIDEO: Former UH Warrior and CFL great Chad Owens hosts Star-Advertiser sports show ‘The CO2 RUN DWN’
“The CO2 RUN DWN” runs on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 1 p.m. and feature insights, interviews and commentary from the former CFL most valuable player and UH all-time career yardage leader. Read more
Gov. David Ige said that Hawaii will be receiving a larger than usual shipment of COVID-19 vaccine doses this week, making up for the delayed shipment last week due to the winter storm on the mainland U.S. Read more
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Boeing said there were 69 777s with the Pratt & Whitney 4000-112 engines in service and another 59 in storage. Read more
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