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Vicky Cayetano stepping aside from business responsibilities to focus on Hawaii governor’s race
Cayetano currently serves as president of United Laundry Services’ Hawaii division, which has hotel and hospital clients across the state. Read more
Maui man, 52, charged with negligent homicide in deadly hit-and-run
Records show Martinez was convicted on Jan. 24 — five days before the hit-and-run — for a separate drunken driving case that occurred in November. Read more
U.S. forces launch raid in Syria, civilians also reported dead
Residents and activists are reporting multiple deaths — including civilians — from a U.S. raid in northwestern Syria overnight Thursday. Read more
Army to immediately start discharging vaccine refusers
According to data released by the Army last week, more than 3,300 soldiers have refused to get the vaccine. Read more
Wreck of ship sailed by James Cook in South Pacific found in U.S.
Cook sailed the ship around the South Pacific in a pioneering voyage before landing on the east coast of Australia in 1770. Read more
Signing Day: Former Campbell quarterback Blaine Hipa is back home with an eye on the Ivy League
There is, naturally, some disappointment lingering after the early offers from UH and Tennessee, but Hipa has learned to move forward. Read more
Man, 48, shot by police after allegedly charging at officers with knife in Ala Moana area appears in court
Officers repeatedly ordered Kaleopaa to drop the knife. Read more
Japan border policy keeps thousands of foreigners in limbo
More than a year ago Sebastian Bressa finished his paperwork to become a language teacher in Tokyo and made plans to quit his job in Sydney. His life has been in limbo ever since. Read more
Parents of Missouri student sue fraternity over hazing
Daniel Santulli, 19, of Eden Prairie, Minnesota, was found in cardiac arrest inside a car at University Hospital on Oct. 20. Read more
Minneapolis officer serving warrant kills man in apartment
Huffman said the officers used a key fob to gain entry to the apartment, and identified themselves as police before entering and once inside the apartment. Read more
President Xi Jinping wants to be China’s ‘chairman of everything’
The last time the Olympics came to China, he oversaw the whole endeavor. Now the Games are back, and this time Xi Jinping is running the entire nation. Read more
High court conservatives target O’Connor, Kennedy opinions
For years, the Supreme Court moved to the left or right only as far as Justices Sandra Day O’Connor and Anthony Kennedy allowed. Read more
Strained U.S. hospitals seek foreign nurses amid visa windfall
With American hospitals facing a dire shortage of nurses amid a slogging pandemic, many are looking abroad for health care workers. Read more
New Zealand to end quarantine rules and reopen its borders
The measures were initially credited with saving thousands of lives and allowed New Zealand to eliminate or control several outbreaks of the coronavirus. Read more
4 charged in overdose death of actor Michael K. Williams
New York City’s medical examiner earlier ruled that Williams, 54, died of acute drug intoxication Sept. 6. Read more
Officials urge fans attending Super Bowl to wear masks
At the championship game Sunday at SoFi Stadium near Los Angeles, where the Super Bowl will be played, thousands of fans openly disregarded the mask mandate. Read more
U.S. mixed curling squad rallies over Australia to open Winter Olympics
Chris Plys had never been to Beijing’s National Aquatic Centre, but he felt like he knew the place. On the wall of his office in Duluth, Minn., he has a signed photo of swimmer Michael Phelps at the 2008 Summer Olympics, racing to one of his eight gold medals in the venue called the Water Cube. Read more
John Shuster to become 1st curler to carry U.S. flag at Winter Olympics
Before he throws a stone at the Beijing Games, John Shuster will become the first curler to carry the American flag in an Olympic opening ceremony. Read more
Maui firefighters extinguish apartment fire in Kihei
The fire caused an estimated $124,000 in damage to the structure and its contents. Read more
Ottawa police likely can’t end vaccine protests
Thousands of protesters descended on Ottawa over the weekend, deliberately blocking traffic around Parliament Hill. Read more
Another Beijing Olympics with human rights still major issue
Beijing was awarded the 2008 Summer Olympics, largely under the assumption that the Games would improve civil liberties in the country. Read more
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