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Detectives continue to investigate how the inmates were able to escape and will try to account for their whereabouts while they were missing. Read more
Two travelers from Los Angeles were arrested around noon Tuesday on Kauai for uploading falsified documents into the Hawaiʿi Safe Travels portal in an attempt to avoid the state’s travel quarantine requirements. Read more
The work is part of the utility’s ongoing efforts to upgrade the electric grid infrastructure and improve system reliability for Windward Oahu, the company said. Read more
People in northeastern China ate breakfast by the light of smartphones and shopkeepers turned on generators as much of the country enforced power cuts Wednesday to meet official conservation targets and ease shortages in some areas. Read more
Macy’s has filed a lawsuit against the company that owns the giant billboard next to its flagship Manhattan store, fighting to prevent Amazon from taking over the advertising space that carried Macy’s name for almost 60 years. Read more
Objections to a historic settlement with Purdue Pharma are mounting in the form of appeals, with Rhode Island’s attorney general saying Wednesday the plan doesn’t hold the OxyContin maker or its owners accountable for its role in sparking the opioid crisis. Read more
Congress is moving to avert one crisis while putting off another with the Senate poised to approve legislation that would fund the federal government into early December. Read more
Applying to be one of the first workers at Walt Disney World, high school graduate George Kalogridis made a split- second decision that set the course for his life: he picked a room where prospective hotel workers were being hired. Read more
Death’s come knocking a last time for the splendid ivory-billed woodpecker and 22 more birds, fish and other species: The U.S. government today declared them extinct. Read more
Dollar Tree Inc. shares climbed the most in more than two decades after the company boosted its share-repurchase authorization and said it would move above the $1-an-item price point that gave the discounter its name. Read more
His government overhaul plans at stake, President Joe Biden appeared unable to swiftly strike agreement with two wavering Democratic senators trying to trim back his potentially historic $3.5 trillion measure that will collapse without their support. Read more
The Honolulu Fire Department’s investigator has determined the early morning fire Monday at a vacant Punchbowl area house was intentionally set. Read more
As part of the agreement, Keller promised to help law enforcement with any continuing investigation into the attack on the Capitol. Read more
Twenty-two pregnant individuals died of COVID-19 in August, the highest number in a single month since the pandemic started. Read more
Anne Perreira-Eustaquio, Hawaii’s unemployment director, joined Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s Spotlight Hawaii livestream show. Read more
Workers losing their jobs because of noncompliance with the mandate make up less than 1% of the airline’s workforce. Read more
Thousands of people turned out today in Wichita to honor a Kansas priest as he was laid to rest 70 years after he died in a prisoner of war camp during the Korean War. Read more
North Korea said Thursday leader Kim Jong Un had ordered officials to restore stalled communication lines with South Korea to promote peace in early October, while he shrugged off recent U.S. offers for dialogue by calling them “more cunning ways” to conceal its hostility against the North. Read more
The decision comes months after the pop star pleaded for her father’s removal in dramatic court hearings. Read more
Fumio Kishida, the man soon to become Japan’s prime minister, says he believes raising incomes is the only way to get the world’s third-largest economy growing again. Read more
As if a cup of coffee wasn’t expensive enough, a confluence of factors is driving up farmers’ costs to grow the beans and it could begin filtering down to your local cafe before the end of the year. Read more