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  ‘To Catch a Predator’ host Chris Hansen arrested, charged with bouncing checks

Hansen was charged this week with issuing a bad check. He was released after signing a promise to appear in court.

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  Big Island’s first medical marijuana dispensary opens to long lines — and relieved customers

More Hawaiian names proposed for Kilauea’s ‘Fissure 8.’

Oahu’s new rest stop for the homeless is already proving its value

A new ambulance on Oahu is helping ease the strain on EMS (slightly)

  A Manoa eatery and bake shop serves up breakfast, lunch and second chances

"We call it found treasures and second chances."
  • National

Hyundai and Kia recalling 168,000 cars over engine fire problem

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

Kauai man dies in a single-vehicle crash

Forecast: Wet weather, possible thunderstorms by late Thursday

State Senate president: The time is now to prepare for a recession in 2020

On the legislative agenda this session: $15 minimum wage, recreational marijuana

Wanted Wednesday: Suspect sought on $20K bench warrant

Relative to wages, Honolulu’s rents are second-least affordable in nation

Biggest great white shark on record seen in Hawaii waters

As shutdown drags on, Hawaii banks offer mortgage relief, low-interest loans

  • Featured National

  Trump signs law giving back pay to federal workers

President Donald Trump signed a law on Wednesday guaranteeing back pay to federal employees who have been furloughed or working without pay during the partial government shutdown.

SPORTS

Punahou grad DeForest Buckner added to NFL’s Pro Bowl roster

The Waianae-native will make his first appearance in the NFL Pro Bowl later this month.

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Filming to close westbound lanes of Nimitz Hwy.

Hawaii congressman under fire for ‘Asian’ comment at DC event

Police believe speed is a likely factor in deadly crash in Captain Cook

Kauai County lauds USPS decision to keep historic post office open

  $250K payout to Kealoha links city’s top civil attorney to corruption probe

Leong negotiated the deal without getting approval from the city council.
  • National

  ‘A blizzard of prescriptions’: Lawsuit alleges OxyContin maker knowingly created ‘manmade disaster’ of opioid abuse

A member of the family that owns Purdue Pharma told people at the OxyContin launch party that it would be “followed by a blizzard of prescriptions that will bury the competition,” according to court documents.

  GRAPHIC: 2 US service members, 2 US civilians killed in Syria blast

Forecast: Wet weather approaching the state, more big surf rolls in

Dog killing endangered Hawaii bird leads to assault arrest

In council race dispute, justices grill officials over handling of absentee ballots