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Accident briefly closes lanes of Farrington Highway in Kapolei

The southbound lanes of Farrington Highway in Kapolei were briefly closed this morning due to an accident. Read More

Indian guru gets life sentence in murder of journalist

The guru, who calls himself Dr. Saint Gurmeet Singh Ram Rahim Insan, received the sentence through a video link from a prison where he is serving a 20-year sentence in a separate case involving the raping of two female followers. Read More

Federal agency ignored Constitution in approving Trump hotel lease, watchdog says

In a 47-page report, GSA watchdog Carol F. Ochoa concluded that the “president’s business interest” in the Trump International Hotel at the Old Post Office building site in Washington raised emoluments issues that “might cause a breach of lease.” Read More
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Man, 63, dies in crash in vehicle crash on Kauai

A 63-year-old man died today in a single-vehicle crash on Kaumualii Highway in Kalaheo. Read More

Trump administration to roll out new missile defense plan

The new strategy is aimed at better defending the U.S. against potential adversaries, such as Russia and China, who have been developing and fielding a much more expansive range of advanced offensive missiles that could threaten America and its allies. Read More

Giant great white shark thrills divers off Oahu

Ocean Ramsey swam with a great white shark identified as Deep Blue off Oahu’s South Shore. Read More

Honolulu firefighters respond to reports of smoke in Kakaako high-rise condo

HFD officials said there is no active fire but a 35th-floor resident of One Waterfront Towers on the corner of South and Auahi streets had reported smoke. Read More

American anchor for Iranian TV is arrested on visit to U.S.

A prominent American anchorwoman on Iranian state television has been arrested by the FBI during a visit to the U.S., the broadcaster reported, and her son said she was being held in a prison, apparently as a material witness. Read More

Hyundai, Kia recall vehicles due to increased fire risk

The affiliated Korean automakers have been dogged by fire and engine failure complaints from across the nation. Read More

Hawaii Legislature officially opens with prayers, hula and full agenda

These are good times for the state, which is enjoying record-setting tax collections as the Hawaii economy continues to boom, but lawmakers have expressed concern about some alarming signs in the world economy. Read More

Movie filming to detour Nimitz traffic Friday night

State transportation officials advised motorists that the westbound lanes of Nimitz Highway between Peltier Avenue and Camp Caitlin Road will be closed 7 p.m. Friday through 5 a.m. Saturday for a film production. Read More

Alabama back-up quarterback Jalen Hurts transferring to Oklahoma

Hurts was a two-year starter who led Alabama to a pair of national championship games and was Southeastern Conference offensive player of the year as a freshman. Read More

Hawaii island police investigate fatal car crash in Captain Cook

A 30-year-old Keaau man has died from injuries he sustained in a single-vehicle crash in Captain Cook. Positive identification is pending. Read More

Transformer installation to close lane of Farrington Highway

Motorists traveling westbound on Farrington Highway should be aware of a right-hand, or mauka lane, closure scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday in Maili and Nanakuli for the installation of transformers mounted on utility poles, the Hawaiian Electric Company said. Read More

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