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  Jussie Smollett to be removed from ‘Empire’ season’s final episodes

Smollett reported being beaten up by two men who shouted racist and anti-gay slurs and threw bleach on him. But his story fell apart when actors Smollett knew from the "Empire" set and the gym told police that Smollett paid them $3,500 to stage the attack.


With Pali Highway closed this weekend, Kailua shops stress they’re open for business

Pali Highway declared disaster area under emergency declaration

Family of Kauai woman killed by husband says they’re trying to forgive

Treasurer who stole more than $180,000 from youth soccer league sentenced

1 dead after house fire in remote Big Island community

The cause of the fire is under investigation.
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  R. Kelly surrenders to police after being indicted on sex crime charges

Kelly, whose legal name is Robert Kelly, is charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.

Social media threat against Pearl City High, copycat posts were bogus

FBI warns threats like one against Pearl City High School ‘are not a joke’

Hometown Heroes: The crossing guard who keeps drivers and walkers in smiles

Suspect in officer-involved shooting was wanted following Kakaako incident

Scammers are bombarding 808 numbers with calls ... from 808 numbers

Embattled city prosecutor was denied access to officer-involved shooting scene

Lihue-bound Hawaiian Airlines flight canceled after plane hits tow truck at LAX

No tsunami threat to Hawaii after powerful earthquake hits Ecuador-Peru border

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Trump picks ambassador to Canada for UN post

President Donald Trump announced Friday that he has selected Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador to Canada, as his nominee to serve as the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.


UFC’s Holloway making move to lightweight, will fight Poirier for interim title

Max Holloway’s next fight has been scheduled, and it won’t be at title defense at 145 pounds.

Kamehameha wins boys and girls wrestling team state titles

Warriors fall on the road to UCSB 61-79

Anteaters take care of Rainbow Wahine 53-48

Wahine softball defeat Canisius 4-1

UH pitcher Izzy Dino earned the complete game win and Callee Heen maintained her hot hitting streak going 2-3 with a pair of RBI’s.


Rare snow dusts Vegas strip, sticks to LA-area foothills

Pacific typhoon expected to lash Guam with gusty wind, rain

Some 400 potential jurors will be called for first of 3 trials against the Kealohas

Elementary school’s award-winning program attracts students with a nose for news

  Elementary school’s award-winning program attracts students with a nose for news

Every morning Kainalu Elementary School in Kailua begins the day with its own news show delivered by its own news team.
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  Police: Patriots owner Robert Kraft facing charges of soliciting prostitution in Florida

Officials are swearing a warrant out for the arrest of Robert Kraft, the billionaire owner of the New England Patriots, for soliciting a prostitute.

  H-1 Freeway westbound reopened after firefighters douse brush fire

’The Rock’ sends encouragement to Hawaii teen fighting rare disease

Dust from a flammable finish blamed for sparking 3-alarm blaze at Manoa home

HPD: Man fatally shot by police in Mililani ignored officers’ demands