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LIVE BLOG: Mauna Loa alert reduced to ‘watch’ as lava eases
The significance of the reduced lava flow is not yet clear, according to the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory. Read more
USC’s Caleb Williams wins Heisman Trophy
The dynamic quarterback was the catalyst for the Trojans’ turnaround season. Read more
Palolo building fire caused by unattended candle, HFD says
The fire started in the garage, which had been converted into a spare bedroom, HFD said. Read more
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Heavy rain, wind, snow blows through California into Sierra
As much as 4 feet of snow is expected to fall by the end of the weekend in the upper elevations around Lake Tahoe, and as much as 6 feet in more remote parts of the Sierra. Read more
Russia grinds on in eastern Ukraine; Bakhmut ‘destroyed’
The latest battles of Russia’s war against Ukraine have centered on four provinces that Russian President Vladimir Putin illegally claimed to have annexed in late September. Read more
Twitter relaunching subscriber service after debacle
The social media company said it would let users buy subscriptions to Twitter Blue to get a blue checkmark and access special features starting Monday. Read more
Nobel Peace Prize winners blast Putin’s invasion of Ukraine
The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded by the Norwegian Nobel Committee since 1901. Read more
Red-light camera citations to begin at Vineyard and Liliha
State officials say 39 citations have been issued for violations of red-light running at the Vineyard-Palama intersection, for an average of two violations a day. Read more
Kari Lake challenges her defeat in Arizona governor’s race
The lawsuit filed late Friday by Lake centers on long lines and other difficulties that people experienced while voting on Election Day in Maricopa County. Read more
France advances to semifinals at World Cup, tops England 2-1
Olivier Giroud scored in the 78th minute at Al Bayt Stadium to keep France on course to become the first team since Brazil in 1962 to win back-to-back World Cups. Read more
Morocco reaches World Cup semifinals, tops Portugal, Ronaldo
Youssef En-Nesyri scored the winning goal in the 42nd minute to continue an improbable run that has generated an outpouring of pride in the Arab world. Read more
Pahoa man, 52, charged following Hilo bank robbery
A 52-year-old Pahoa man has been charged following a Hilo bank robbery Tuesday morning. Read more
Search ends for missing snorkeler off Maui
The woman’s husband and other witnesses reported seeing a large shark about 50 yards from shore at Keawakapu Point in south Maui, officials said. Read more
18-year-old man arrested following fatal beating in Waikiki
The victim fled on Seaside Avenue, but the suspects caught up to the man and assaulted him with a “blunt-type object,” police said. Read more
Land board temporarily prohibits take of Achilles Tang in West Hawaii
The state Board of Land and Natural Resources has voted to ban the take of pakuikui, or Achilles Tang, within the West Hawaii Regional Fishery Management Area to replenish the fish population. Read more
Boat owner fined $43K for damaging Big Island coral, live rock
A boat owner has been fined $43,000 after damaging living coral and live rock outside of Honokohau Small Boat Harbor on Hawaii island last year, the state Department of Land and Natural Resources announced. Read more
Soccer writer Grant Wahl dies at World Cup match in Qatar
Grant Wahl, one of the most well-known soccer writers in the United States, died early today while covering the World Cup match between Argentina and the Netherlands. He was 48. Read more
Hawaii orders bivalent COVID-19 boosters for keiki under 5
The bivalent booster targets both the ancestral strain of COVID-19 and omicron subvariants BA.4 and BA.5. Read more
Niumatalolo feeling the heat at Navy
Navy spent most of coach Ken Niumatalolo’s tenure anchored to the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy and always stuck it to Army on that last Saturday of games before bowl season. Read more
3 visitors cited for entering closed lava flow areas at Mauna Loa
The area was closed shortly after the current Mauna Loa eruption to protect people from risk of injury. Read more
Man in his 60s dies in North Shore head-on collision; driver arrested
Honolulu police and EMS responded to the area of Kamehameha Highway and Ashley Road at about 12:30 a.m. today. Read more
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