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Hurricane Guillermo continues to weaken on path to isles

By Star-Advertiser Staff Posted 6:31 a.m. HST, Aug 2, 2015
Hurricane Guillermo continues to move west-northwest toward the Hawaii with sustained maximum winds of 105 mph, said the National Weather Service.

Brush fire burns 15 acres in Lihue

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 7:47 a.m. HST, Aug 2, 2015
Kauai firefighters continued to mop up hot spots Sunday morning from a brush fire near Nawiliwili Road in Lihue that burned nearly 15 acres.

Zimbabwe alleges 2nd American illegally killed lion

By Associated Press Posted 6:16 a.m. HST, Aug 2, 2015
Another American illegally killed a lion with a bow and arrow in Zimbabwe several months ago, authorities said Sunday amid an international outcry over the U.S. hunter accused of illegally killing a well-known lion named Cecil in early July.

Malaysia seeks help in finding more possible MH370 debris

By Associated Press Posted 6:40 a.m. HST, Aug 2, 2015
Malaysian officials said Sunday that they would seek help from territories near the island where a suspected piece of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet was discovered to try to find more plane debris.

Greenhouse gas: Obama to order steeper cuts for power plants

By Associated Press Posted 6:59 a.m. HST, Aug 2, 2015
President Barack Obama will impose even steeper cuts on greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants than previously expected, senior administration officials said Sunday, in what the president called the most significant step the U.S. has ever taken to fight global warming.

Maui chiropractor fined on 69 counts of fraud

By Associated Press Posted 6:54 a.m. HST, Aug 2, 2015
State officials have fined James Hattaway of Maui Family Chiropractic $7,000 for 69 counts of fraud.

Some Americans refuse to give up on Confederate flag

By Associated Press Posted 7:02 a.m. HST, Aug 2, 2015
Many Americans assumed the Confederate flag was retired for good after governors in South Carolina and Alabama removed it from their statehouses this summer and presidential candidates from both parties declared it too divisive for official display.

Challenger, Columbia wreckage on public display for 1st time

By Associated Press Posted 6:56 a.m. HST, Aug 2, 2015
NASA is offering up wreckage from the Challenger and Columbia for public view after hiding it from the world for decades.

The Rev. Jack Belsom leaves behind a legacy of caring

By Associated Press Posted 6:39 a.m. HST, Aug 2, 2015
When he was called to serve at then-Iao Congregational Church in October 1992, the Rev. Jack Belsom thought he might stay for a few years to help resolve issues, as he had done at other churches.

Airplane returns to Las Vegas airport after report of fire

By Associated Press Posted 6:52 a.m. HST, Aug 2, 2015
An Allegiant Airlines flight made an emergency landing shortly after taking off from a Las Vegas airport because of a reported engine fire.

More high temperature records set across state

By Craig Gima Posted 7:16 a.m. HST, Aug 1, 2015
July ended with more high temperature records set and tied and the hot, humid weather looks to continue into August.

Rousey crushes Correia to defend her title at UFC 190

By Tribune News Service
Using her newly developed punching power instead of her famed armbar, Ronda Rousey knocked out challenger Bethe Correia 34 seconds into their Ultimate Fighting Championship bantamweight title bout in Brazil.

Hundreds gather on Kauai for Pilgrimage of Compassion

By Associated Press Posted 7:18 a.m. HST, Aug 1, 2015
Larry Paille was overwhelmed with peace and love as he journeyed along the Trail of the 88 Shrines.

OCCC inmate fails to return from work furlough

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 8:19 p.m. HST, Aug 1, 2015
State sheriffs and Honolulu police are looking for a 49-year-old male inmate who failed to return from a scheduled work furlough on Saturday.

Memphis police officer fatally shot during traffic stop

By Associated Press Posted 7:33 p.m. HST, Aug 1, 2015
A police officer was fatally shot during a traffic stop in Memphis Saturday night and a manhunt is underway for the suspect, Tennessee police officials said.

Topless protest in Canada urges women to 'bare with us'

By Associated Press Posted 8:37 p.m. HST, Aug 1, 2015
Dozens of topless women — and men — attended a "Bare With Us" rally Saturday meant to educate the public about women's right to go shirtless if they choose.

Obama to unveil final power plant emissions limits on Monday

By Josh Lederman Posted 6:32 p.m. HST, Aug 1, 2015
President Barack Obama will impose even steeper cuts on greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants than previously expected, senior administration officials said Sunday.

Rousey says she'll do Roddy Piper 'proud' in Rio fight

By Associated Press Posted 6:57 p.m. HST, Aug 1, 2015
Ronda Rousey says she will be fighting for the late Roddy Piper, the Hall of Fame wrestler who gave her his "Rowdy" nickname. Not long after WWE confirmed Piper's death Friday, Rousey posted a photo of him on her Instagram account and said "this one's for you Roddy..."

Hitchhiking robot's cross-country trip in U.S. ends in Philly

By Associated Press Posted 7:19 p.m. HST, Aug 1, 2015
The Canadian researchers who created hitchBOT as a social experiment told The Associated Press that someone in Philadelphia damaged the robot beyond repair early Saturday, ending its first American tour after about two weeks.

Paraglider hurt landing at Kahana Bay

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 9:14 p.m. HST, Aug 1, 2015
A 38-year-old male paraglider was injured as he attempted to land near the Kahana Bay boat ramp on Saturday.

3 hospitalized after Bellows rescue

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 9:20 p.m. HST, Aug 1, 2015
Three people were hospitalized Saturday evening after being rescued from waters off Bellows Field Beach Park

Hurricane Guillermo prompts high surf advisory for islands

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 3:36 p.m. HST, Aug 1, 2015
Hurricane Guillermo is sending some big waves to the islands.

Nevada likely to land NASA contract for drone testing

By Associated Press Posted 12:40 p.m. HST, Aug 1, 2015
The state is in final negotiations to allow the space agency to test unmanned aerial vehicles in Nevada airspace, the Governor's Office of Economic Development said Friday.

Verizon workers to stay on job without new contract

By Associated Press Posted 7:26 a.m. HST, Aug 1, 2015
Unions representing Verizon workers in nine states say their members will work without a contract as more negotiations are scheduled with the wireless carrier.

Suspected Flight 370 wing flap arrives at French facility

By Greg Keller & Thomas Adamson Posted 10:51 a.m. HST, Aug 1, 2015
A wing flap suspected to be from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on Saturday arrived at a French military testing facility where it will be analyzed by experts.

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