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Accessed on 25 August 2019, 0050 UTC, Post 19417.
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The Southwest Region squad knocked off the West representative to win the national championship and will now face Curacao tomorrow for the title. Read more
Curacao will face Louisiana at Lamade Stadium and aim for its second Little League title. Read more
A 43-year-old man was arrested today for investigation of robbery after he tried to steal about $20 in candy from a 7-Eleven in Kakaako, police said. Read more
The strike hit the top of the tree just off the 16th tee and shattered the bark all the way to the bottom. Read more
At a campaign event in New Hampshire, Joe Biden pondered a most serious, and awkward, question. Read more
A fire that burned a storage structure Friday night in Waipahu was accidentally caused by the burning of green waste, a Honolulu Fire Department spokesman said today. Read more
Efforts to salvage consensus among the Group of Seven rich democracies on the economy, trade and environment were fraying around the edges even as leaders were arriving before their three-day summit in southern France. Read more
Under increasing international pressure to contain fires sweeping parts of the Amazon, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday authorized use of the military to battle the massive blazes. Read more
The DOH Sanitation Branch issued a red closed placard at 3600 Lower Honoapiilani Road, Suite A after health inspectors observed numerous food safety violations during a routine inspection Thursday. Read more
Police arrested Mason’s fiance, Jason Watson, Tuesday for strangulation, assault and unlawful restraint from a domestic assault case involving Mason before she was reported missing. Read more
A group of World War II veterans are taking part in commemorations of the 75th anniversary of the Allied operation to liberate Paris from Nazi occupation.Read more
Over dozen states enact ‘red flag laws’ to let authorities seize weapons from potentially dangerous people
With bipartisan support in many cases, 17 states and Washington D.C. have now passed “red flag laws” that allow the court-ordered removal of guns from people who are considered to be dangerous. Read more
Another 84 buildings between the communities of Willow and Talkeetna, about 70 miles north of the state’s largest city, also have been destroyed, fire information manager Kale Casey said. Read more
A 12-foot shark was seen at Kahe Point. Read more
Hawaii County is warning the public of a telephone scam, and callers pretend to represent the Fire Fighters Support Alliance. Read more
In the three wins it needed to get here, Hawaii has found a variety of ways to get it done. Read more
The heat index, a reflection of what it feels like when temperature and humidity are factored in, is expected to reach as high as 96 degrees in Lihue, 97 in Honolulu and Kapolei, and 100 in Kahului, this afternoon. Read more
The rising tensions between the world’s two biggest economies unnerved investors already on edge today. Read more
Bolsonaro has previously described rainforest protections as an obstacle to economic development. Read more
He posted elaborate theories on his personal website, railed against an unnamed Wall Street figure he named the Sith Lord and then, last week, delivered the most eyebrow-lifting tale of all. Read more