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Six agricultural businesses have each been awarded $250,000 through an initiative under state Department of Agriculture to quickly increase local agricultural production. Read more
Honolulu firefighters this afternoon rescued two more injured hikers — one at Pauoa Flats Trail in the Koolaus above Manoa and one at Maili Pillbox Trail. Read more
Police arrested the suspect on suspicion of first-degree terroristic threatening. Read more
Police said they had strong evidence that more than 30 articles published by Apple Daily played a “crucial part” in a conspiracy with foreign countries to impose sanctions against China and Hong Kong. Read more
President Joe Biden spent his first trip overseas highlighting a sharp break from his disruptive predecessor, selling that the United States was once more a reliable ally with a steady hand at the wheel. European allies welcomed the pitch — and even a longtime foe acknowledged it. Read more
Chaotic scenes are not uncommon when reporters from multiple countries angle for the best spot to view a world leader, often in cramped spaces and with government security and handlers pushing them to leave quickly. Read more
A 39-year-old man suffered a back injury upon jumping off of Waimea Bay rock this morning. Read more
The suspect is described as 6 feet tall with a heavy build. Read more
Brian Flores isn’t panicking after quarterback Tua Tagovailoa threw five interceptions during a torrential downpour in a June practice. And the Miami Dolphins hope Tagovailoa won’t let one poor outing halt his progression this offseason ahead of his second NFL season. Read more
Trotter, who joined the Rainbow Warriors in June 2018, is a former Dartmouth student-athlete and coach. Read more
An unusually early and long-lasting heat wave brought more triple-digit temperatures to a large swath of the U.S. West, raising concerns that such extreme weather could become the new normal amid a decadeslong drought. Read more
Making matters worse, the tens of billions of dollars in federal emergency rental assistance that was supposed to solve the problem has not reached most tenants. Read more
The report, produced by the Norwegian risk management company DNV, suggests that serious problems with the welding and placement of metal studs, linchpins of the entire structure, directly contributed to the collapse. Read more
The three gave final waves to a crowd of people waving flags as the entered the elevator to take them to the spaceship at the Jiuquan launch center in northwestern China. Read more
Some observers say Kim — who is about 5 feet, 8 inches tall and has previously weighed 308 pounds — may have lost about 22-44 pounds. Read more
Jeremiah Tabb, 17, was arrested Monday and remains in jail, charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, a second-degree felony punishable by two to 20 years in prison. Read more
The suspects were described to be in their 30s with heavy builds. Read more
Prosecutors say the former Minneapolis police officer convicted of murder and manslaughter in George Floyd’s death should not be granted a new trial because the proceedings were fair and Derek Chauvin was found guilty by an impartial jury, according to a court document filed today. Read more
The city saw its reputation during the time period go from quirky “Portlandia” to violent dystopia in the minds of many on the outside looking in. Read more
After losing in court last year in a breach-of-contract suit over his firing, he’s appealing the verdict that required about a $1.5 million payment from Smiley to PBS, which countersued him. Read more
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