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Southwest flight returns to Honolulu following ‘behavior of customers’
A Southwest Airlines flight headed for Oakland this afternoon returned to the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport due to the “behavior of customers” on the flight. Read more
U.S. Supreme Court keeps Trump-era immigration limits in place
Under the court’s order, the case will be argued in February and the stay will be maintained until the justices decide the case. Read more
Teen arrested on suspicion of armed robbery in Waikiki
The teen, wielding a firearm, demnaded property from three people before discharging a round into the ground. Read more
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Man, 24, arrested after taking purse from woman, 83, in downtown Honolulu
A 24-year-old man was arrested today on suspicion of robbery after allegedly taking a purse from an 83-year-old woman who was sitting at a picnic table in the downtown area. Read more
Speed may be factor in fatal East Oahu crash, police say
The crash occurred on Kalanianaole Highway at about 7:35 p.m. Read more
Sick hiker rescued from Diamond Head Crater Trail
A hiker in her 70s was rescued on the Diamond Head Crater Trail this afternoon. Read more
Kauai rescue personnel still looking for missing California swimmer
Rescue personnel have had no success finding a California man who went missing in the waters off Anini Beach on Kauai Christmas Day. Read more
Vatican says health of retired pope Benedict XVI ‘worsening’
The health of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI has worsened due to his age, and doctors are constantly monitoring the 95-year-old’s condition, the Vatican said Wednesday. Read more
China to resume issuing passports, visas as virus curbs ease
China says it will resume issuing passports for tourism in another big step away from anti-virus controls that isolated the country for almost three years, setting up a potential flood of Chinese going abroad for next month’s Lunar New Year holiday. Read more
House committee expected to release Trump’s taxes Friday
That’s the next time the House, which is on break for the holidays, is scheduled to meet for a routine pro forma session. Read more
George Santos admits to lying about college and work history
Even as Santos admitted to some fabrication, his actions will likely not prevent him from being seated in Congress. Read more
Gov. Green extends emergency relief for air medical service
Out-of-state aircraft and crew have been standing in after a local air transport plane crashed off Maui. Read more
Homeless man injured in Iwilei bicycle robbery
The victim was taken in serious but stable condition to a hospital. Read more
Southwest cancels more flights, draws federal investigation
A day after most U.S. airlines had recovered from the storm, Southwest called off about 2,600 more flights on the East Coast by midafternoon. Read more
Bicyclist, 47, seriously injured in Waipahu hit-and-run
The crash occurred on Kamehameha Highway just before 4 a.m. Read more
Novak Djokovic back in Australia a year after deportation
Djokovic will open his 2023 campaign in Adelaide as he prepares for a shot at a 10th Australian Open title. Read more
North Korea’s Kim lays out key goals to boost military power
Kim’s statement came after South Korea accused the North of flying drones across the rivals’ border for the first time in five years. Read more
400k expected to ring in 2023 on Las Vegas Strip, downtown
The show was canceled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more
Japan PM sacks 4th minister to patch up scandal-hit Cabinet
Kenya Akiba, minister in charge of the reconstruction of Fukushima and other disaster-hit areas, has faced allegations of mishandling political and election funds and of ties to the Unification Church, whose practices and huge donations have raised controversy. Read more
Co-leader of Whitmer kidnapping plot gets 16 years in prison
Adam Fox’s sentence is the longest of anyone convicted in the plot so far, though it’s significantly shorter than the life sentence that prosecutors sought. Read more
Winter weather upends water systems across the Deep South
Breakdowns in infrastructure arose in rapid succession after days of freezing temperatures in areas where extended periods of frigid weather are abnormal. Read more
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Russ Roberts (https://hawaiinewsdigest.net and https://hawaiidigestscience.com).