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Visitor fined $1,500 for touching monk seal

An Alabama man was fined $1,500 for touching a Hawaiian monk seal as well as harassing a sea turtle on Kauai and then posting the videos to Instagram, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Read More

BWS crews respond to main break in Aiea

Board of Water Supply crews responded Wednesday to an 8-inch water main break on Kamehameha Highway in Aiea. Read More

Hawaii-based soldier to plead guilty in terrorism case

A Hawaii-based Army soldier accused of attempting to support the Islamic State group will plead guilty, his lawyers told The Associated Press today. Read More

Meeting for 3 proposed bikeways set

The city’s “Complete Streets” program is hosting a public meeting Aug. 29 on three new bikeways proposed for portions of South King, Punchbowl and Bishop streets in downtown Honolulu. Read More

Water service restored

The Board of Water Supply restored water to customers after a water main broke Sunday in Waipahu, leaving a shopping center and many homes without water. Read More

Voyaging canoe Hikianalia departs for San Francisco

More than 100 well-­wishers converged on the Marine Education Training Center at Sand Island on Saturday to watch the departure of the Polynesian voyaging canoe Hikianalia for San Francisco. Read More

Hikianalia’s departure is delayed

Due to weather concerns, the Hikianalia did not depart Friday for Northern California, according to the Polynesian Voyaging Society. Read More

Owner of burned boat is arrested

Division of Conservation Resources Enforcement Division (DOCARE) officers arrested for contempt of court the 57-year-old owner of a sailboat that burned and sank Monday night at the Ala Wai Small Boat Harbor. Read More

Governor goes on vacation

Gov. David Ige left Hawaii Tuesday for a five-day vacation to Washington state, where two of his children attend college. Read More

Sansei Restaurant to relocate in Kihei

Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar plans to close its Kihei Town Center restaurant and move a mile away to Kukui Mall next year, owner DK Restaurants has announced. Read More

Hawaii scholarship recipients, donors are recognized

Donors who awarded over $6 million in scholarships and more than 350 of the recipients gathered Saturday at Pomaikai Ballrooms at Dole Cannery for the annual Hawaii Community Foundation Scholarship Breakfast. Read More

Millionth Biki Hawaii rider to win Tokyo fare

Bikeshare Hawaii, which runs the Biki bikeshare in Honolulu, says it is poised to log its millionth ride soon. Read More

Firefighter to be remembered at Hilo event

A firefighter procession to honor Capt. Brian Hughes of the Arrowhead Interagency Hotshots is planned for Sunday in Hilo. Read More

Forum to focus on immigration

Lt. Gov. Doug Chin, a U.S. congressional candidate, will address controversial immigration policies with several speakers at a public forum from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Harris United Methodist Church, 20 N. Vineyard Blvd. Read More

Hurricane Hector enters central Pacific

Hurricane Hector was expected to cross into the central Pacific basin Sunday night and continue moving west near 14 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center. Read More

Hawaii among 19 states opposing online plans for 3D-printed guns

More states are suing the Trump administration to dissolve a settlement it reached with a company that wants to post instructions online for making 3D-printed firearms that are hard to trace and detect. Read More

Charges dropped in former isle man’s death

Charges including involuntary manslaughter were dropped Thursday against a former Las Vegas police officer accused of using an unapproved chokehold in the death of an unarmed man following a chase out of a casino last year. Read More

Services scheduled for slain Big Island officer

Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday for Hawaii County police officer Bronson Kaimana Wei Mun Kaliloa, who was shot and killed last month during a traffic stop. Read More

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