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A firefighter was able to hike down and swim to the area where the girl was trapped between sets of dangerous waves, and bring her to safety. Read more
Ukraine’s president was preparing to make a direct appeal for more help in a rare speech by a foreign leader to the U.S. Congress, even as Russia continued its bombardment of the Ukrainian capital Wednesday. Read more
A 37 year-old man was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison today for leading a group of methamphetamine dealers in Waianae. Read more
Police said at this time, speed and alcohol do not appear to be factors in the crash. Read more
Hawaii island police are asking the public for help in identifying a suspect in an alleged armed robbery at a Hilo pharmacy. Read more
The death of three journalists in a short span underscores the dangers faced by people chronicling the war in Ukraine, even those with extensive experience reporting from conflict zones. Read more
Harris spokesperson Sabrina Singh said Harris would not participate in a planned Equal Pay Day event this evening at the White House with President Joe Biden “out of an abundance of caution.” Read more
The stabbing occurred in the 400 block of Ena Road at about midnight. Read more
Despite his 6-foot-5-inch height and muscled physique, Johnson isn’t afraid to show vulnerability and share the lessons he’s learned. Read more
Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, a Miami native and Miami Northwestern High grad, is returning home to the Dolphins to back up starter Tua Tagovailoa. Read more
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy will address the U.S. Congress, the actor-turned-wartime leader’s latest video speech as he uses the West’s great legislative bodies as a global stage to orchestrate support against Russia’s crushing invasion. Read more
Volleyball players Carli Lloyd and Alisha Glass Childress, who helped the U.S. women win bronze at the 2016 Rio Olympics, are among the newcomers for the second year of a pro volleyball team in their home country. Read more
Sorokin, who was convicted in 2019 and spent more than three years behind bars, has since been challenging deportation. Read more
North Korea had been expected to fire an intercontinental ballistic missile soon in its most significant provocation since 2017. Read more
The S&P 500 rose 2.1%, ending a three-day losing streak. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.8% and the tech-heavy Nasdaq composite rose 2.9%. Read more
The EPA selected Roberts Hawaii as one of the recipients of the 2021 Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) School Bus Rebates program. Read more
Gary Cabana, 60, had been sought by police since Saturday. Read more
Gerald Brevard lives in the Washington area and has a criminal history that includes an assault arrest, a law enforcement official said. Read more
DoorDash said it will give drivers 10% cash back when they buy gas using DasherDirect, the company’s debit card designed for drivers. Read more
The U.S. is wary of China’s intentions because the government of President Xi Jinping has refused to criticize the Russian invasion Read more
A Senate committee has approved a bipartisan blueprint to overhaul the nation’s public health system, applying the lessons of COVID-19 to future outbreaks through a new chain of command, a stronger medical supply chain, and clearer crisis communications. Read more
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