The Honolulu Police Department says the shooting doesn’t appear to be random.
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Lt. Deena Thoemmes said the shooting does not appear to be random. Read more
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A swarm of more than 130 small earthquakes that began early Monday morning is continuing on the northwest flank of Mauna Loa today. Read more
Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz is said to be investigated over possible sexual relationship with a 17-year-old girl
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Colleges could end up competing for talented student athletes by offering over-the-top education benefits worth tens of thousands of dollars. Read more
Police said the suspect walked up to the victim on the sidewalk on Kapiolani Boulevard at about 1:50 p.m. and used physical force to take the necklace. Read more
Honolulu police and CrimeStoppers are seeking the public’s help in identifying a male wanted for the second-degree murder of a 50-year-old man on the H-1 freeway. Read more
An inmate who was injured in a Maui jail riot is suing the Hawaii Department of Public Safety. Read more
The John A. Burns School of Medicine at the University of Hawaii is ranked 24th in primary care out of 123 of the best medical schools, according to U.S. News & World Report. Read more
Gov. David Ige today appointed two new members to the University of Hawaii’s Board of Regents — Dr. William Haning III, an emeritus professor at the UH medical school, and Diane Paloma, CEO of King Lunalilo Trust and Home. Read more
It’s not easy to bury a team as good as USC, let alone in a half, no matter how easy Gonzaga made it look. Somehow, coach Mark Few called it in advance. Read more
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Liddy, a former FBI agent and Army veteran, was convicted of conspiracy, burglary and illegal wiretapping for his role in the Watergate burglary, which led to the resignation of President Richard Nixon. Read more
This year peak bloom was reached on March 26 in the ancient capital of Kyoto, the earliest since the Japan Meteorological Agency started collecting the data in 1953 and 10 days ahead of the 30-year average. Read more
Today’s new statewide infection cases include 45 on Oahu, 12 on Maui, and six on Hawaii island, one on Kauai and seven Hawaii residents diagnosed outside the state. Read more
The biggest price gain was in Phoenix, where home prices jumped 15.8%, followed by Seattle, with a 14.3% gain, and San Diego, at 14.2%. Read more
Shea’s attorney, Rudy Bautista, said today that the charges are a result of a family dispute and a misunderstanding about what his client contends was loving and affectionate touching. Read more