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                                Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton gives her thumbs up as she appears on stage during the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia today.

Clinton promises steady hand in dangerous world

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                                Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton gives her thumbs up as she appears on stage during the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia today.

Updated on  July 28, 2016 at 6:04 pm
Promising Americans a steady hand, Hillary Clinton cast herself tonight as a unifier for divided times, an experienced leader steeled for a volatile world. She aggressively challenged Republican Donald Trump’s ability to do the same. Read More
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                                Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton waves after taking the stage during the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

Fact check: Misfires in Hillary Clinton’s speech

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                                Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton waves after taking the stage during the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
In her speech accepting the Democratic nomination, Hillary Clinton wrongly implied Donald Trump has proposed banning Islam in America and sketched out a plan for defeating Islamic State militants that merely mirrors what the U.S. is already trying to do. Read More
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                                The Costco store in the Hawaii Kai Towne Center is seen in this 2013 photo.

Latest hepatitis A case: Hawaii Kai Costco bakery worker

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                                The Costco store in the Hawaii Kai Towne Center is seen in this 2013 photo.

Updated on  July 28, 2016 at 5:45 pm
A Hawaii Kai Costco bakery worker is the latest food service employee to have acquired hepatitis A, the state Department of Health confirmed today. Read More
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                                Han Song Ryol, director-general of the U.S. affairs department at North Korea’s Foreign Ministry, talked during an interview with the Associated Press in Pyongyang, North Korea on Thursday. Han said that Washington “crossed the red line” and effectively declared war by putting leader Kim Jung Un on its list of sanctioned individuals and said a vicious showdown could erupt if the U.S. and South Korea hold annual war games as planned next month.

N. Korea: U.S. has crossed red line, declared war

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                                Han Song Ryol, director-general of the U.S. affairs department at North Korea’s Foreign Ministry, talked during an interview with the Associated Press in Pyongyang, North Korea on Thursday. Han said that Washington “crossed the red line” and effectively declared war by putting leader Kim Jung Un on its list of sanctioned individuals and said a vicious showdown could erupt if the U.S. and South Korea hold annual war games as planned next month.
North Korea’s top diplomat for U.S. affairs told The Associated Press on Thursday that Washington “crossed the red line” and effectively declared war by putting leader Kim Jong Un on its list of sanctioned individuals, and said a vicious showdown could erupt if the U.S. and South Korea hold annual war games as planned next month. Read More
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                                Rep. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., waves to delegates during the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia , Thursday, July 28, 2016. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Duckworth tells her story at Democratic convention

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                                Rep. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., waves to delegates during the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia , Thursday, July 28, 2016. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Updated on  July 28, 2016 at 5:24 pm
Despite being in a tough campaign against incumbent Republican Sen. Mark Kirk, Democratic Congressman Rep. Tammy Duckworth used her time on the Democratic National Convention stage to tell her life story. Read More
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                                NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center created this image from satellite data and estimated that the greatest rainfall from Tropical Storm Darby fell in the ocean north of Oahu.

NASA estimates that Oahu avoided the worst rain from Darby

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                                NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center created this image from satellite data and estimated that the greatest rainfall from Tropical Storm Darby fell in the ocean north of Oahu.

Updated on  July 28, 2016 at 1:21 pm
Tropical Storm Darby dropped nearly a foot of rain on Oahu, flooding roads and apartments, causing sewage spills and some power outages. But a new NASA satellite estimate shows the island actually missed the heaviest rain from the storm. Read More
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                                This undated illustration provided by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Southwest Fisheries Science Center shows a species of beaked whale. Genetic tests have confirmed that a mysterious, unnamed species of whale roams the northern Pacific Ocean, according to research published this week in a national journal.

Testing confirms new, rarely seen whale in Pacific Ocean

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                                This undated illustration provided by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Southwest Fisheries Science Center shows a species of beaked whale. Genetic tests have confirmed that a mysterious, unnamed species of whale roams the northern Pacific Ocean, according to research published this week in a national journal.
Genetic tests confirm that a mysterious, unnamed species of beaked whale only rarely seen alive by Japanese fishermen roams the northern Pacific Ocean, according to research published this week. Read More
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                                In this July 13 photo provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, killer whales swim off the coast of Maui.

NOAA: Drone technology aids whale research off Hawaii

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                                In this July 13 photo provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, killer whales swim off the coast of Maui.

Updated on  July 28, 2016 at 5:01 pm
Federal researchers returning from a 30-day expedition to study whales and dolphins around the Hawaiian Islands said today they are looking for clues to help sustain healthy populations of the marine mammals. Read More

Molokai man dies after he is hit by riderless motorcycle

Maui police have identified the 73 year-old Molokai man who died from injuries Wednesday after he was struck by motorcycle that had thrown its driver while the victim walked on North Market Street at the Iao Bridge in Wailuku. Read More
Updated on  July 28, 2016 at 3:46 pm
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                                A traffic camera image showed what appeared to be a police car blocking two lanes of traffic on Likelike Highway near Kahekili Highway Wednesday afternoon. A 17-year-old juvenile female faces numerous criminal charges, including two counts of attempted murder, after she rammed two cars following a dispute with a 19-year-old man in Kaneohe Wednesday morning.

Police search for suspect in Kaneohe car-ramming case

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                                A traffic camera image showed what appeared to be a police car blocking two lanes of traffic on Likelike Highway near Kahekili Highway Wednesday afternoon. A 17-year-old juvenile female faces numerous criminal charges, including two counts of attempted murder, after she rammed two cars following a dispute with a 19-year-old man in Kaneohe Wednesday morning.

Updated on  July 28, 2016 at 2:17 pm
A 17-year-old juvenile female faces numerous criminal charges, including two counts of attempted murder, after she rammed two cars following a dispute with a 19-year-old man in Kaneohe Wednesday morning. Read More
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                                U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., appeared at an Aug. 2014 brunch in Springfield, Ill. The Illinois Attorney General’s office says a settlement in the workplace retaliation lawsuit against Democratic U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth is final and the plaintiffs can’t back out even if no paperwork was signed.

Attorney General: Duckworth lawsuit settlement final

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                                U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., appeared at an Aug. 2014 brunch in Springfield, Ill. The Illinois Attorney General’s office says a settlement in the workplace retaliation lawsuit against Democratic U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth is final and the plaintiffs can’t back out even if no paperwork was signed.

Updated on  July 28, 2016 at 2:21 pm
The Illinois Attorney General’s office says a settlement in the workplace retaliation lawsuit against Democratic U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth is final and the plaintiffs can’t back out even if no paperwork was signed. Read More
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                                Beachgoers peppered Waikiki Beach in Dec. 2015. June visitor arrivals rose 4.2 percent to 800,263 visitors, while spending climbed 4.3 percent to $1.4 billion, according to preliminary statistics released today by the Hawaii Tourism Authority.

Hawaii visitor arrivals, spending on record pace in first half of 2016

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                                Beachgoers peppered Waikiki Beach in Dec. 2015. June visitor arrivals rose 4.2 percent to 800,263 visitors, while spending climbed 4.3 percent to $1.4 billion, according to preliminary statistics released today by the Hawaii Tourism Authority.

Updated on  July 28, 2016 at 9:40 am
Solid increases in June visitor arrivals and spending helped keep the visitor industry’s mid-year performance ahead of 2015’s record-setting pace. Read More
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                                A home at 91-1042 Waiilikahi Street in the community of Hoakalei was listed for sale in Sept. 2015 in Ewa. Long-term U.S. mortgage rates edged higher this week for a second straight week. They still are near historically low levels to encourage potential homebuyers.

Average 30-year mortgage rate edges up

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                                A home at 91-1042 Waiilikahi Street in the community of Hoakalei was listed for sale in Sept. 2015 in Ewa. Long-term U.S. mortgage rates edged higher this week for a second straight week. They still are near historically low levels to encourage potential homebuyers.
Long-term U.S. mortgage rates edged higher this week for a second straight week. They still are near historically low levels to encourage potential homebuyers. Read More

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