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Fuel from Iran is financing Yemen rebels’ war, U.N. experts say

Fuel is being shipped illegally from Iran to Houthi Shiite rebels in Yemen to finance their war against the government, and both sides are violating international law with their military campaigns and arbitrary detention of rivals, U.N. experts said in a new report. Read More

Eagles’ player who dropped pass thanks second-grader for letter

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Alshon Jeffery has been getting lots of support from fans after dropping a critical pass in a playoff game, including from a second-grader who wrote him a supportive letter. Read More
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Pentagon warns of risk to bases, troops from climate change

The U.S. Defense Department has issued a dire report on how climate change could affect the nation’s armed forces and security, warning that rising seas could inundate coastal bases and drought-fueled wildfires could endanger those that are inland. Read More

Flood advisory canceled for Hawaii island

The National Weather Service has canceled a floor advisory for Hawaii island. Read More

Less beef, more beans: Experts say world needs a new diet

The report from a panel of nutrition, agriculture and environmental experts recommends a plant-based diet, based on previously published studies that have linked red meat to an increased risk of health problems. Read More

Model who claimed to have Trump-Russia evidence arrested in Moscow

Moscow police said in a statement carried by Russian news agencies that Anastasia Vashukevich was detained in Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport on charges of inducement to prostitution along with three people deported alongside her. Read More

On the road to make an affordable car, Tesla cuts jobs

Tesla will cut 7 percent of its workforce as it tries to lower prices and break out of the niche-car market to produce an electric vehicle that more people can afford. Read More

Travel industry fears damage from a long government shutdown

The scene at most of the nation’s airports has so far been marked more by concerned passengers showing up early than by missed flights. Longer lines are evident at some airports. But delays resulting from a rise in federal security screeners calling in sick have been slight. Read More

Officials investigating video of man standing on whale carcass

State and federal law enforcement officials are investigating a video of a man standing on top of the sperm whale carcass off of Oahu’s south shore. Read More

Man who died in Big Isle crash is identified

A 30-year-old man who died in a single-vehicle crash in Captain Cook has been identified as Jason Andrew Becerril, according to the Hawaii County Police Department. Read More

La Pietra offers to match Saint Francis’ tuition

La Pietra-Hawaii School for Girls is offering to match tuition for female students affected by Saint Francis School’s decision to discontinue its middle and high schools at the end of the current academic year. Read More

Arizona officer kills teen boy carrying airsoft gun

Police said that the teen had a replica 1911 airsoft gun in his possession, which they determined he had stolen from a vehicle along with some other items. Read More

Crews put out residential fire in Kapolei

Honolulu firefighters extinguished a residential fire at a home on Kumulipo Street in Kapolei today. Read More

Oahu’s online vehicle registration renewals increase by 11%

Expired registrations cannot be renewed online. Read More

Tulsi Gabbard releases video apology for past hurtful LGBTQ statements

Gabbard campaigned against same-sex marriage with the group Alliance for Traditional Marriage and Values when she was a state representative in her 20s. Read More

Police arrest 5 after group attempts to storm into Office of Hawaiian Affairs building

Honolulu police arrested five men and the Office of Hawaiian Affairs headquarters were on lockdown after a sovereignty group stormed the Nimitz Highway building and tried to establish some kind of blockade. Read More

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