Amid a day packed with blunt questions and impassioned testimony on the future of Oahu rail, state lawmakers advanced bills Wednesday that would extend the state tax funding most of the cash-strapped project.
On Wednesday, a Navy helicopter, three drone operators, about a dozen spotters and roughly 20 to 30 hikers, including strangers who were moved to help the family of the Kona man, searched in the mountains between Haiku and Moanalua.
Friends of the man who died after escaping from police and falling off a bridge on the H-1 freeway were shocked to learn he was the victim, describing him as a loving father of his 3-year-old son, while his father said he had sought mental health help at a Waianae health center earlier that day.
A former Schofield Barracks soldier gave grim testimony at her sister's trial Wednesday as she described a knife attack that left her with a punctured kidney.
Target Corp. opened stores in Kailua and Kahului on Wednesday, bringing the total in the state to six for the Minneapolis-based retailer. The Kailua opening followed more than a two-year delay. Target renovated a 130,000-square-foot store at 345 Hahani St. previously occupied by Don Quijote.
It came from the wings. UC Santa Barbara, lifted by stellar efforts from perimeter players Gabe Vincent and Michael Bryson, spoiled Hawaii's senior night by exploding for a 98-90 road victory at the Stan Sheriff Center on Wednesday.
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