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Spaceflight activates herpes virus in astronauts, study finds

The longer astronauts spend in space, the more likely they are to have the disease reactivated, NASA finds.


  Barr pores over Mueller report, on pace to release first summary Sunday, sources say

CA man sentenced for sexual assault of a 10-year-old on Kauai

Honolulu police called after a stabbing victim walks into a 7-11 for help

  City Councilman pushes back against plan to pay ex-police chief’s legal fees

BWS still working to repair broken water main in Punaluu

Residents are urged to limit water use.
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  Enterprise employee admits to spiking co-workers’ drinks with LSD because they had ‘negative energy,’ police say

Charges are pending for the 19-year-old employee. His co-workers called police are they were feeling dizzy.

  When it comes to marijuana use and driving, it’s not as simple as a ‘legal limit’

  State senator scraps plan to cut scores of UH positions

  Forecast: Breezy trades, a few more passing windward showers for the weekend

  Police searching for driver who crashed into utility pole, then fled from a big mess

  Despite 3 run-ins with officers, shooting suspect continues to evade arrest

Hawaiian Air flight bound for Oakland returns to Honolulu after mechanical issue

Honolulu Zoo euthanizes its 14-year-old cheetah

  Didn’t get tickets to the Rams’ Hawaii game? Getting in now will be pricier

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  US-backed Syrian force declares victory over Islamic State

Elimination of the last IS stronghold in Baghouz marks the end of the militants' self-declared caliphate, which at its height blanketed large parts of Syria and Iraq.


No. 2 Warriors win 20th match in a row with sweep over No. 8 BYU

With the win, Hawaii snapped its 15-match losing streak against BYU in Provo, winning for just the fourth time in 29 attempts.

Bracket Busters Challenge

March madness is approaching! Who do you have to go all the way? Test your skills and knowledge (and luck) in choosing which teams will go the distance in Hawaii News Now's Bracket Busters Challenge.

9th inning comeback not enough for Hawaii in 6-5 loss to Ohio State

Hawaii (9-13) trailed 6-4 in the ninth after an RBI groundout from Ethan Lopez. The Warriors had the game-tying run on third base but the Buckeyes (12-10) were able to escape with the win.


  Kuleana land parcels on Facebook CEO’s Kauai estate sold at auction

LIVE COVERAGE: Mueller sends Russia investigation report to DOJ

Man dies while snorkeling in waters off Wailua

  Mainland verdict linking Roundup to cancer applies to Hawaii cases

  Mainland verdict linking Roundup to cancer applies to Hawaii cases

Five former and current Hawaii residents have sued agribusiness giant Monsanto.
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  Look up: Northern lights to dip into the Midwest

The aurora borealis should be visible across the northern tier of states, dipping as far as south as Iowa in the middle of the country and Washington and Maine on the coasts.

Report: Hawaii leads the nation in union membership

  Woman struck, killed while running across Moanalua Fwy.

  Turtle conservation rules cut Hawaii’s swordfish season short for 2nd year in a row

  Hometown Heroes: Couple makes prom possible for hundreds of Hawaii kids