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Facebook to overhaul ad targeting to prevent discrimination

For the social network, that's one major legal problem down, several to go, including government investigations in the U.S. and Europe over its data and privacy practices.


  A bill to decriminalize marijuana is one step closer to becoming law

  Forget the beach. High schoolers spend spring break learning construction

City to pay $5M to settle lawsuit over firefighter’s death

  Full parking lots, long lines at Honolulu’s airport trigger big travel headaches

Four people taken to a hospital following a Big Island crash

Officials said a truck and its trailer, a Jeep and an SUV were involved in the crash.
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Statue of Liberty climber won’t serve any prison time

As she stood before him with a white headband across her forehead scrawled with the phrase "I care!" he ordered her to perform 200 hours of community service and five years of probation, leading her attorney, Ron Kuby, to suggest the judge might be seeing a lot of them in the future.

Woman accused of stealing $760,000 from nonprofit to face charges (after all)

  Forecast: Light winds, mostly dry weather for the first day of spring

A sea of orange flooded the Capitol with a message: Help feed Hawaii’s kupuna

No-interest loans for down payments available to first-time homebuyers

  New hire charged with reining in HART’s budget to get $329 an hour

  Search area for missing mariner encompasses more than 2,600 miles

Hawaii weighs first-in-nation plastic bans at restaurants

Taxpayers take loss on failed Kauai dairy plan

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  Officials: Air is safe near Houston-area petrochemical fire

The plume of smoke extended above 4,000 feet on Tuesday and was being carried away on the wind, so the fire is not affecting the surrounding neighborhoods, authorities say.


  Casey Nakama Golf Academy to leave Olomana course after two decades

After a career on the professional tour Nakama went into teaching and it was through an old sponsorship that he came to acquire the space in east Oahu.

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.

Patriots owner Robert Kraft offered a plea deal in prostitution case - with a catch

Prosecutors offered Kraft, along with others a plea deal, but they must concede they would've been found guilty.


Group plans Hawaii veterans center on Big Island

Campaigning in Vegas, Gabbard calls for end of ‘wasteful wars,’ nuclear tension

Police searching for 2 car theft suspects

HFD says 2 house fires on Oahu were intentionally set; police investigating

HFD says 2 house fires on Oahu were intentionally set; police investigating

Two recent house fires on Oahu have been classified as arson.
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  'It made me feel really sick’: Mother describes harassment by anti-vaccine activists

Parents who choose to vaccinate their kids say they’ve been subjected to online harassment from anti-vaccine advocates, who aren’t shy about spreading vaccine misinformation.

Crash in Lahaina closes a portion of Honoapiilani Highway

Suspected west side arsonist remains behind bars, pleads not guilty

A week after a riot at MCCC, crews are still working to clean up the mess

  Ingredients for one inspirational little boy: An iron will, a walker and challenges overcome