Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen gets 3 years in prison

Cohen, 52, appeared at a courthouse in Manhattan for a sentencing hearing before U.S. District Judge William Pauley III and took on Trump’s characterization of him as “weak.”

Woman found dead on FL interstate; family alleges date left her for dead

Authorities said the woman's body had been struck by several cars while lying in the roadway. It is unknown how she died.
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  Hints of Democratic agenda as Google CEO testifies

Google CEO Sundar Pichai _ and other tech executives who may be watching _ got hints Tuesday of what issues they can expect to face as Democrats take control of the House in three weeks.


Hawaii governor backs biocontrol to fight invasive species

University of Hawaii at Hilo plans aeronautical program

More blustery weather with another swell ahead

Thousands of miles and two hurricanes later, Hikianalia is finally home!

Investigators to release long-awaited probe into admitted killer’s State Hospital escape

His escape prompted an intense manhunt, and he was quickly captured.
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  Democrats focus on voting rights ahead of 2020 primary

Multiple potential contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination are elevating the issue of voting rights as they prepare to launch campaigns. They're vowing to oppose Republican-backed efforts to require identification to vote, reinstate protections eliminated by a 2013 Supreme Court ruling

  To give back to the organization that saved his life, kettle bell ringer spreads warm tidings of joy

Woman fatally shot by Big Island police after pointing rifle at officers

As it welcomes new faces, embattled Office of Hawaiian Affairs seeks a new path forward

Hundreds line up to get first taste of Raising Cane’s in Hawaii

So long, Lambchop! Hawaiian monk seal that spent 30 years at Sea Life Park dies

Big Island man who fatally stabbed own mother sentenced

HFD: Blaze that destroyed Roberts Hawaii buses was intentionally set

Jimmy Dean sausages recalled after metal bits found in them

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  Pay it forward: Creative holiday gifts can go toward education

Consider a gift that will keep on giving - all the way into someone's college years.


  Ganot, ‘Bows vow return to form ahead of homestand ‘Back to the basics’

The Warriors head into an integral part of the season as they host Mississippi Valley State this Sunday and then will be the host team for the Diamond Head Classic coming up next week.

If Holloway stays at featherweight, Edgar wants next title shot

The only fighter left in the division who Holloway hasn’t fought yet is Frankie Edgar, the former UFC lightweight champion who Holloway has already been scheduled to fight twice.


  He asked for $100,000 to start a major music tournament at his school. And he got it

This Kakaako listing just set a new record for priciest condo sold on Oahu

Grab your cocoa! Forecast calls for crisp conditions for Festival of Lights parade

Still need to mail your presents? Here are the USPS shipping deadlines for Hawaii

  Trump threatens gov’t shutdown in heated meeting with Dem leaders over border wall

Trump conferred Tuesday at the White House with House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer ahead of a Dec. 21 deadline to shut down a range of government agencies.
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California judge orders porn star to pay Trump legal fees

A federal judge has ordered porn star Stormy Daniels to pay Donald Trump nearly $293,000 for his attorneys' fees and another $1,000 in sanctions after her defamation suit against the president was dismissed.

  Attack at Christmas market in French city kills 3, wounds 12

Police investigating threats made at 2 Hawaii schools

Search suspended for California woman swept off rocks off Kauai

As pressure grows for Kaneshiro to step aside, experts say city charter has process to impeach prosecutor