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Sailor’s remains going home

Another sailor initially buried at the National Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl in a grave marked unknown following the 1941 Pearl Harbor attack has been identified. Read more

Stabbing suspect alleges abuse

A 20-year-old Makaha woman told a friend that she stabbed her husband with a kitchen knife during an argument because she was “tired of being punched,” according to courtdocuments. Read more

Man sentenced to life for killing former Kailua chef

A 34-year-old man, who fled the state earlier this year before being charged with murdering a homeless man in Kailua two years ago, was sentenced today to life with the possibility of parole. Read more

WWII veteran served with the 442nd

Dr. Yutaka Koichi Yoshida, who probably was the oldest surviving member of the World War II 442nd Regimental Combat Team, died last month at age 104. Read more

Hawaii voter registration deadline is today

More than 740,000 people have registered to vote for this year’s presidential election, which will be held Nov. 8 — an increase over general election figures two years ago, according to the state Office of Elections. Read more

BWS warns residents of pretend employees

The Honolulu Board of Water Supply says an impersonator called an Oahu resident to schedule a water meter reading to gain access to the home. Read more

Broken mast killed sailor, report says

A 71-year-old Hawaii island man suffered a fatal head injury when the jury-rigged mast of his sailing vessel broke while it was being towed by a Coast Guard patrol boat in a rescue that went awry nearly a year ago. Read more


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