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California prosecutors again seek death for Scott Peterson

California prosecutors said Friday they again will seek the death penalty for Scott Peterson even as a county judge considers throwing out his conviction for murdering his pregnant wife because of juror misconduct during a 2005 trial that riveted the nation.

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Under ‘Operation Crystal Shield,’ 8 Hawaii residents accused of smuggling meth arrested

3 new deaths, 90 new COVID-19 cases reported amid outbreaks on Lanai, Big Island

Long-time Ala Wai Elementary teacher named Hawaii’s Teacher of the Year

Showers dump 3 to 4 inches of rain on parts of Oahu

DOE: 15 confirmed cases of COVID-19 among students at Lanai High & Elementary

Lanai is scrambling to contain a growing outbreak of COVID-19 cases.
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  Surging coronavirus colors White House race in closing days

In addition to a spike in coronavirus cases in the U.S., the percentage of people who are testing positive for COVID-19 is up in many parts of the country.

  Local watchdog group: Visitors aren’t following state’s mask rules

  Spike in Big Island cases described as an ‘islandwide problem’

Woman critically injured in suspected assault at her Black Point home

  Hawaii Strong: Kaimuki restaurant uses pandemic to pay it forward

  New production on domestic violence offers firsthand accounts to go beyond the statistics

  Governor makes appointment to Hawaii Supreme Court

  8 rescued after vessel capsizes off Makaha coastline

Tourists will have to pay more to enter Hanauma Bay once it reopens

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  US sets coronavirus infection record; deaths near 224,000

The U.S. coronavirus caseload has reached record heights with more than 83,000 infections reported in a single day.

SPORTS

UH football opens the 2020 season with a 34-19 road victory against Fresno State

The ‘Todd Graham’ era is underway as the Rainbow Warriors opened up their shortened eight-game Mountain West season — defeating Fresno State on the road 34-19.

  Newcomer Calvin Turner looks to make an impact for UH football

With the first game of the 2020 football season in their sights, the Rainbow Warriors are looking to build off of the continuity of a 2019 team that took them all the way to the Mountain West Championship, while also adding new play makers to make it back to the big dance.

Lahainaluna’s Mata’afa, Kahuku’s Matagi make official roster for the 2021 Polynesian Bowl

The Polynesian Football Hall of Fame has released their latest set of local prospects selected to the 2021 Polynesian Bowl — inviting a pair of standout players from Maui and Oahu.

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Woman seriously injured in Chinatown stabbing

  WATCH ‘This is Now’: DOH director expresses concern about US test availability

  Lanai resident who contracted COVID-19 urges others to get tested

  Despite new unemployment call center, many still struggling to get answers

Election, virus may have driven increase in Oahu gun permits

An increase in firearm permits issued and firearms registered this year may be the result of the coronavirus and the upcoming national election, the Honolulu police chief said.
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Website tracks every broken McDonald’s ice cream machine in America

The U.S. map has green dots for the stores where a soft serve is currently working and red dots where they're not.

Forecast: Spotty showers linger, stormy conditions shaping up for next week

  Sign of the times: Orders for 'business closing’ signs are way up

  Hotels help police enforce quarantine for travelers who land without a negative test

  Bars are closed and people are driving less, but Oahu’s roads aren’t any safer