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LIVE BLOG: Mauna Loa’s Fissure No. 3 stops feeding lava flow near highway
The flow front of Fissure No. 3 has stalled and remains at 1.7 miles from Daniel K. Inouye Highway, Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency officials said. Read more
Biden releasing nearly $36B to aid pensions of union workers
“It’s about everything you worked for,” Biden said, with union officials standing behind him. “It’s about finding a dignified retirement.” Read more
Man reportedly fights off shark in Kihei, wife missing
The department said DOCARE officers and first responders were handling a reported “shark/human encounter” in the Kihei area. Read more
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Police close portion of Kuhio Avenue in Waikiki for investigation
Honolulu police have temporarily closed the ewa side of Kuhio Avenue to vehicular and pedestrian traffic between Seaside Avenue and Nahua Street to investigate a potential barricade situation. Read more
Man, 51, charged with murder in fatal Kaneohe stabbing
William Michael Bell has a criminal history that includes three felony convictions for assault, promoting a dangerous drug and drug paraphernalia. Read more
Reno man, 77, pleads not guilty to murder in 1972 Waikiki stabbing
Oahu Circuit Court Judge Christine Kuriyama confirmed bail at $1 million for Tudor Chirila. Read more
‘It’s fate.’ 40 years later, Ke Huy Quan is a star, again
He’s been crying a lot lately. Quan tends to get emotional any time he contemplates his sudden reversal of fate. Read more
Trump among 5 targets as Jan. 6 panel weighs criminal referrals
Those referrals are being suggested by a subcommittee of the panel and have not officially been approved by the full committee. Read more
Police: 2 firefighters die in house fire; body found outside
The New Tripoli Fire Company members who lost their lives were identified as Assistant Fire Chief Zachary Paris and Marvin Gruber. Read more
FDA clears updated COVID-19 vaccines for kids under age 5
The Food and Drug Administration’s decision aims to better protect the littlest kids amid an uptick in COVID-19 cases around the country. Read more
Warrant: Texas FedEx driver says he strangled girl in van
Tanner Lynn Horner, 31, told investigators that Athena Strand wasn’t seriously hurt after he hit her while backing up, but he panicked and put her in his van. Read more
WNBA star Griner freed in swap for Russian arms dealer Bout
The swap, at a time of heightened tensions over Ukraine, achieved a top goal for President Joe Biden but carried a heavy price. Read more
Review: ‘The Whale’ is a hard but astounding film to watch
Charlie is a reclusive, morbidly obese English literature teacher unable and unwilling to stop eating himself to death. Read more
High wind warning, high surf advisory posted for some islands
A high wind warning is also in place for the leeward side of Hawaii island, including Kohala, through 6 p.m. Friday. Read more
Celine Dion cancels shows because of stiff person syndrome
Dion said she had no choice but to postpone her “Courage” tour, which was to restart in February after several delays. Read more
‘Don’t Say Gay’ Florida lawmaker resigns amid fraud charges
Rep. Joe Harding, a 35-year-old Republican, sent a resignation letter to House Speaker Paul Renner saying he needs to focus on his upcoming trial. Read more
Harry and Meghan slam British tabloids in new Netflix series
The media’s treatment of Meghan was at the heart of their complaints when they walked away from royal life almost three years ago. Read more
Ukraine: Russia put rocket launchers at nuclear power plant
Ukraine’s nuclear company Energoatom said in a statement that Russian forces occupying the plant have placed several Grad multiple rocket launchers near one of its six nuclear reactors. Read more
Women sue Musk’s Twitter alleging discriminatory layoffs
The discrimination lawsuit is the latest in a series of legal challenges over Musk’s decimation of Twitter’s workforce through mass layoffs and firings. Read more
Peru president’s power grab recalls country’s dark past
Most Peruvians took the ouster in stride, with the streets in downtown Lima calm as residents went about their business. Read more
Appeals court allows New York to keep enforcing new gun law
New York adopted the new gun law this summer after a Supreme Court ruling invalidated the state’s system for granting permits to carry handguns outside the home. Read more
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