Plans to close Dillingham Airfield back on track, worrying struggling businesses

Businesses already hit hard by the pandemic are urging lawmakers to reconsider the decision.

  5 takeaways from NY Times report on Trump’s tax returns

Since entering the White House, Trump has broken with tradition set by his predecessors by not only refusing to release his tax returns but by waging a legal battle to keep them hidden.
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Man charged after 3-year-old girl dies at sleepover in NYC

Police say there were no obvious signs of trauma. The medical examiner is conducting an autopsy to determine the exact cause of death and if foul play was involved.

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UH Hilo holds virtual open house on proposed 28-inch Mauna Kea telescope

Flames tear through a Hawaii Island home; 3 people escape unharmed

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  Popular Farm-to-Car program returns, meeting demand for local produce

The program fills hundreds of orders each week.
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‘Together we stand’: Couple married 70 years battles COVID-19 side by side

The two ended up in the same hospital room after they tested positive for the coronavirus a day apart.

  Forecast: Trades to weaken, then take a long break

2 more medical marijuana dispensaries given the green light for business

  Trump picks conservative Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court

State warns of latest scam regarding SNAP benefits

From movie theaters to retail, patrons trickle back to local businesses

DOCARE officers seize over 1K feet of illegal lay nets from Windward Oahu

21-year-old driver killed in an Ewa Beach crash is identified

  Avalon ousted as private managers of troubled Hilo veterans home grappling with outbreak

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  Trump, Biden battle over quick confirmation of court pick

Trump’s announcement of Barrett for the seat held by the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is launching a high-stakes, fast-track election season fight over confirmation of a conservative judge who is expected to shift the court rightward as it reviews health care, abortion access and other hot-butto

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  UH Football opened training camp on Friday, taking steps for a safe return to play

The Rainbow Warriors opened training camp on Friday despite not having the official green light from Gov. David Ige to play the upcoming eight-game Mountain West season.

  Mountain West votes to play shortened eight-game 2020 football season

The Rainbow Warriors have continued to work out since receiving word early last month that their season had been postponed, sources say.

Pac-12 Conference votes to play a seven-game season starting in November

The Pac-12 Conference announced on Thursday that they will resume it’s 2020 football season — based on updated recommendations from the Pac-12 COVID-19 Medical Advisory Committee.

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  City pulls out of bidding process to finish, operate rail system

“I remain committed to the rail project and encourage HART to explore a more open and effective approach of continuing the construction to Ala Moana."
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  Lawyer says officer thought Blake was trying to kidnap child

The Kenosha police officer who shot Jacob Blake in the back seven times last month told investigators he thought Blake was trying to abduct one of his own children and that he opened fire because Blake started turning toward the officer while holding a knife, the officer’s lawyer contends.

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