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Kamehameha Schools teacher arrested, placed on leave after sexual assault allegations

Updated on  February 17, 2018 at 2:43 pm
A Kamehameha Schools high school teacher has been placed on indefinite administrative leave after being accused of sexually assaulting a student, according to police records and the school. Read More

Florida, angry and grieving, takes gun protest to streets

Updated on  February 17, 2018 at 1:19 pm
Thousands of angry students, parents, teachers and neighbors of a Florida high school where 17 people were killed demanded on Saturday that immediate action be taken on gun-control legislation, insisting they would not relent until their demands were met. Read More

Plans for school walkouts, sit-ins after Florida shooting

The mass shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 people dead has sparked calls for walkouts, sit-ins and other actions on school campuses across the United States aimed at pushing lawmakers to pass tougher gun laws. Read More

Lightning damages Big Isle home

Lightning started an electrical fire that caused thousands of dollars worth of damage to a home Friday in Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaii island firefighters said. Read More

Big Isle, Maui under flood watch

Updated on  February 17, 2018 at 8:31 am
The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch for the Big Island and Maui from noon today through Monday. Read More

Meddling ‘incontrovertible’ to U.S., ‘just blabber’ to Russia

Updated on  February 17, 2018 at 8:06 am
President Donald Trump’s national security adviser said Saturday there was “incontrovertible” evidence of a Russian plot to disrupt the 2016 U.S. election, a blunt statement that shows how significantly the new criminal charges leveled by an American investigator have upended the political debate over his inquiry. Read More

13 killed in helicopter crash after Mexican quake

Updated on  February 17, 2018 at 11:48 am
A military helicopter carrying officials assessing damage from a powerful earthquake crashed Friday in southern Mexico, killing 13 people and injuring 15, all of them on the ground. Read More

Are female-led companies the answer to sexual misconduct?

The Weinstein Co. thought it had found a path to survival. A group of investors led by a respected businesswoman offered to acquire the company, rebrand it and install a female-led board of directors. It was an eye-catching idea in a country where men dominate corporate boards in almost every industry. Read More

Romney, favored in Senate bid, could take on outsized role

Updated on  February 17, 2018 at 9:34 am
Mitt Romney’s extensive resume has many Republicans looking to him to take on a role in the Senate as a political and moral counterweight to a president many in the GOP see as divisive and undignified. Read More

Quake damaged homes, but Mexico avoided major destruction

Updated on  February 17, 2018 at 11:39 am
Mexico appeared Saturday to have escaped major destruction after a magnitude 7.2 earthquake rattled the country, but it rekindled fears in a population that still sees daily reminders of deadly earthquakes that struck five months ago. Read More

State investigated school shooting suspect after self-harm

Florida’s child welfare agency investigated the suspect in a school shooting that killed 17 people after he cut himself in a video but found him stable, according to state records. Read More

Mueller charges Russians with meddling in 2016 race

Updated on  February 17, 2018 at 12:57 am
In an extraordinary indictment, the U.S. special counsel has charged 13 Russians with running a huge but hidden social media trolling campaign aimed in part at helping Republican Donald Trump defeat Democrat Hillary Clinton. Read More

A fire alarm sounds, then gunfire erupts: Stay or flee?

Updated on  February 17, 2018 at 12:29 pm
Students and teachers responded as trained when the fire alarm sounded, streaming out of the school and toward exits only to run into deadly gunfire. Read More

Punahou, Saint Francis win state basketball titles

Updated on  February 16, 2018 at 9:57 pm
Punahou turned on the heat and its pressure defense to stifle Kahuku in a 64-37 runaway win in the final of the Snapple/HHSAA Boys Basketball State Championships tonight at Stan Sheriff Center. Read More

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