Puerto Rico gov will not resign or seek re-election, leaves his party

Rosselló is facing public furor over an obscenity-laced online chat that showed the governor and his close advisers insulting women and mocking constituents, including victims of Hurricane Maria.
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  ‘The Lion King’ bites off $185 million debut, a July record

"The Lion King" this weekend roared into 4,725 North American theaters, where it grossed a stunning $185 million, according to studio estimates on Sunday.

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  HART responds to possible council resolution calling for it to be dissolved

Boaters begin crossing finish line in 2019 Transpac Yacht Race

‘It was like a bomb:’ Maui man injured after allegedly igniting illegal fireworks

19-year-old suspect in a double stabbing deemed fit for trial on Hawaii Island

Officials identify man killed in crash near Kahala Mall

He was pronounced dead at the scene.
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No prison time for man who had ‘nearly 200’ child porn images, videos

Steven Payne, who was the longtime volleyball coach at Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis at the time of his arrest, registered as a sex offender on June 14.

Seattle visitor dies a day after moped crash in Hawaii Kai

Little fire ants found in two more places on Oahu

As protests continue, Mauna Kea closure crippling tour companies

HPD’s plans to enforce parking at Mauna Kea could impact opponents’ efforts overnight

  See Hawaiian flags that went to the moon at festival celebrating Apollo 11 voyage

  Lieutenant governor: State shouldn’t use National Guard in TMT protest response

  Under city pilot, residents find long wait times for oversized opala pick-up

  Gabbard urges governor to delay TMT construction, withdraw state of emergency

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Attorney: Deputy had no obligation to confront school gunman during mass shooting

Scot Peterson's attorneys say prosecutors stretched the laws "beyond their breaking points" when they charged him last month with child neglect, culpable negligence, and perjury for his actions during and after the 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 dead.

SPORTS

2020 Olympics are in reach for Moore, but she’s not getting ahead of herself

Moore, 26, is now in search of a fourth world title but perhaps more importantly, an opportunity to represent Hawaii and the United States in the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

  Hawaii surfers making noise at Corona Open J-Bay

Kauai's Sebastian Zietz took down Michel Bourez in South Africa and will take on Filipe Toledo in the next round. Fellow Kauai native Malia Manuel took down Sally Fitzgibbons and will now face Lakey Peterson.

Byrd, Ward named to 2019 Biletnikofff Award Preseason Watch List

The award annually recognizes the nation's outstanding receiver, regardless of position.

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Panda Express celebrates anniversary with donation to Boys & Girls Clubs

  Meet the pint-sized Hawaii 4-year-old who won first place at the BMX nationals

  A real life Pumbaa: The warthog exhibit at the Honolulu Zoo reopens

  TMT protesters brace for possibility of more law enforcement action

  Board of Water Supply continues push to remove Haiku Stairs

The city spends $250,000 a year to keep people off the Haiku Stairs, also known as “Stairway to Heaven.”
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  Heat, humidity grips East Coast as central US sees reprieve

Portions of the Central Plains and Mississippi Valley and much of the East Coast were still expected to see temperatures approaching nearly 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 degrees Celsius).

HFD responds to fire from makeshift boat or raft in Keehi Lagoon

US military brings back remains to Hawaii from World War II battle

Forecast: Brisk trade winds to hold firm through the weekend

  Federal investigators probe Katherine Kealoha’s role in costly rail project delay