Thursday, September 3, 2015         
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Heavy rains prompt flash flood watch for Hawaii

By Craig Gima Posted 5:18 a.m. HST, Sep 3, 2015
The entire state is under a flash flood watch as hot, humid weather brought over the islands by Hurricane Ignacio continues to create scattered heavy showers and thunderstorms.

Judge lets Brady play, ruling against NFL in 'Deflategate'

By Larry Neumeister & Tom Hays Posted 4:32 a.m. HST, Sep 3, 2015
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady can suit up for his team's season opener after a judge erased his four-game suspension for "Deflategate."

1 Marine killed, 9 hurt in helicopter hard landing

By Associated Press Posted 4:56 a.m. HST, Sep 3, 2015
One Marine has been killed and 9 others were hurt when a helicopter made a hard landing at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina.

Ewa Beach teacher treated for heat exhaustion

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 6:47 p.m. HST, Sep 2, 2015
A teacher at Ewa Beach Elementary said she was treated for heat exhaustion and dehydration Tuesday due to working in her hot classroom.

Woman, 80 dies after being hit by vehicle in Hauula

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 7:50 p.m. HST, Sep 2, 2015
An 80-year-old woman died Wednesday night after being struck by a vehicle on Kamehameha Highway in Hauula, Emergency Medical Services said.

Ex-Kauai man sentenced to 10 years in sexual assault of girl, 13

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 2:56 p.m. HST, Sep 2, 2015
A 31-year-old Honolulu man was sentenced to a 10-year prison term for sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl.

SUV crashes into school bus on Hawaii island; no injuries reported

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 2:50 p.m. HST, Sep 2, 2015
No injuries were reported Wednesday morning after a sport utility vehicle crashed into a school bus carrying students in Ocean View on Hawaii island.

Hawaii island woman suspected of setting house on fire

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 3:13 p.m. HST, Sep 2, 2015
Hawaii island police arrested a 36-year-old woman in an arson investigation of a house fire Wednesday morning in Ocean View.
 

Honolulu offers free Hawaiian language, hula, crafts classes

By Associated Press Posted 11:29 a.m. HST, Sep 2, 2015
The City and County of Honolulu is offering free Hawaiian language, hula and crafts classes in Waikiki.

Power restored in Kalihi, Nuuanu and downtown

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 10:24 a.m. HST, Sep 2, 2015
Electrical power has been restored to businesses and homes in Kalihi, downtown Honolulu and Nuuanu following a near-hour-long outage touched off by damaged equipment.

Firefighters extinguish fire on roof of condo under construction

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 5:39 a.m. HST, Sep 2, 2015
Firefighters responded to a roof fire at a 20-story condominium under construction in Kakaako Wednesday morning.

Watchdog: 900,000 vets may have pending health care requests

By Associated Press Posted 2:47 p.m. HST, Sep 2, 2015
Nearly 900,000 military veterans have officially pending applications for health care from the Department of Veterans Affairs, the department's inspector general said Wednesday, but "serious" problems with enrollment data make it impossible to determine how many veterans were actively seeking VA health care.

Federal Sony data breach lawsuit settled, lawyer says

By Associated Press Posted 2:48 p.m. HST, Sep 2, 2015
Former Sony Pictures Entertainment employees whose personal information was posted online last year after a massive data breach have reached a settlement in a proposed class action lawsuit, their attorneys said Wednesday.

'The Love Bug,' 'That Darn Cat' star Dean Jones dies

By Associated Press Posted 10:52 a.m. HST, Sep 2, 2015
A Disney star of the 1960s, Dean Jones, has died of Parkinson's Disease at age 84.

Council votes to override veto of sit-lie ban Chinatown expansion

By Gordon Pang Posted 12:40 p.m. HST, Sep 2, 2015
The Honolulu City Council voted 7-2 Wednesday to override Mayor Kirk Caldwell’s veto of a bill that expands Oahu’s sit-lie ban to two additional Chinatown pedestrian malls.

Tesla says it will take orders for cheaper car in March

By Associated Press Posted 11:58 a.m. HST, Sep 2, 2015
Tesla Motors says it will reveal its lower-cost Model 3 electric car in March and will start taking orders then.

Las Vegas leaders consider taming street performances

By Associated Press Posted 10:15 a.m. HST, Sep 2, 2015
An effort to tame the often rowdy gauntlet of street performances that has been turning off some tourists on Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas is set to be considered by the City Council Wednesday morning.

Woman sues Oregon State University over 1999 sexual assault

By Steven Dubois Posted 10:12 a.m. HST, Sep 2, 2015
A woman who says she was raped while attending Oregon State University in 1999 seeks $7.5 million in a federal Title IX lawsuit against the school and its former football coach, Mike Riley.

Clerk in gay marriage fight: 'A heaven or hell decision'

By Claire Galofaro Posted 9:48 a.m. HST, Sep 2, 2015
Kim Davis sat in a church pew on a Sunday morning about four years ago, listening as the man in the pulpit preached of forgiveness and God's grace.
 

Wrestler 'Superfly' Snuka charged in girlfriend's 1983 death

By Associated Press Posted 4:15 a.m. HST, Sep 2, 2015
Former professional wrestling star Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka was charged Tuesday with third-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter in the death of his mistress more than three decades ago.

Event aboard 'Mighty Mo' marks 70th anniversary of WWII’s end

By William Cole Posted 3:06 p.m. HST, Sep 2, 2015
More than 700 people attended a commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the official end of World War II Wednesday aboard the battleship Missouri, where the Japanese surrender was signed.

Judge refuses to drop charges against Baltimore police

By Juliet Linderman Posted 9:44 a.m. HST, Sep 2, 2015
A Baltimore judge on Wednesday refused to dismiss charges against six police officers in connection with the death of a black man who had been seriously injured while in custody. The judge also refused to remove the prosecutor in the case that sparked riots in Baltimore last spring.

China rattles nerves as it struts its military might

By Julie Makinen Posted 7:08 a.m. HST, Sep 2, 2015
Amid florid pomp and extreme security measures, China on Thursday marked the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II by staging a massive parade featuring tanks, aircraft and thousands of goose-stepping soldiers.

Hawaii County police warn motorists of hazardous driving conditions

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 4:18 p.m. HST, Sep 2, 2015
Hawaii County police are warning motorists Wednesday afternoon of hazardous driving conditions due to heavy rain in the upper Waikoloa area and on Highway 190 from Puuanahulu to Waimea.

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