Hilo veterans home COVID-19 death toll now at 22 after 4 more fatalities

Hilo Medical Center officials provided updated numbers reflecting 24 total deaths in Hawaii County.

Tropical Storm Beta meandering toward Texas, Louisiana

Beta would be the ninth named storm to make landfall in the continental U.S. in 2020, tying a record set in 1916.
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  Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87

The Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died of metastatic pancreatic cancer at age 87.

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Questions renewed over e-signatures in ongoing effort to impeach Kaneshiro

7 divers cited after illegal spearfishing, trying to elude DOCARE officers in Waikiki

Firefighters working to put out a blaze at a Campbell Industrial Park business

  110 new COVID-19 infections reported statewide Saturday

  Hawaii politicians, legal scholars recall Ginsburg’s ‘powerful and enduring’ legacy

US Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, remembered Ginsburg a “giant of a jurist."
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Boy, 6, helps critically injured dad call 911 after double shooting that killed mother

Police are searching for two men who allegedly robbed the couple before shooting them.

  Tensions high in race for Honolulu mayor as Amemiya compares Blangiardi to Trump

  Ige on COVID-19: The governor tackles 10 big questions on his response to the pandemic

8 Straub staff members test positive for COVID-19 following ‘recent exposure’

  Oahu church, community group create COVID-19 videos targeting Pacific Islanders

Let’s read, baby! Local teacher’s hip hop parody encourages page-turning

  Alicia’s Market, a local favorite since the 1950s, scales back operations to survive pandemic

New program to offer paid training opportunities to displaced workers

  The Maui Invitational moves to the mainland in 2020

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  Trump pledges woman for court, pushes Senate to move on pick

President Donald Trump on Saturday promised to put forth a female nominee in the coming week to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, pushing the Republican-controlled Senate to consider the pick without delay.

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  The Maui Invitational moves to the mainland in 2020

For the first time in it’s 36-year history, the Maui Jim Maui Invitational will not be held in it's namesake location — moving over 4,000 miles to North Carolina.

Mililani’s Victoria Lee joins her siblings and signs with ONE Championship

At just 16 years old, Hawaii native and martial arts phenom, Victoria Lee officially signs a contract with ONE Championship.

Big Ten Conference announces October start date for the 2020 football season

The Big Ten Conference announced on Wednesday that they will begin their season the weekend of October 24 — a month after the conference postponed their season indefinitely.

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  Green: Pre-travel testing program will help get thousands of people back to work

  New unemployment call center set to launch as state struggles to keep up with claims

Filming closes portion of Nimitz Hwy. near Honolulu airport

  Public schools will make ‘gradual’ transition to blended learning in October

Forecast: Stronger trade winds due over the weekend

The dry and stable trade wind pattern will continue into next week, with the best chance for showers developing overnight through the early morning periods across windward and mountain locations.
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  Trump to Senate: Vote ‘without delay’ on his high court pick

The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday cast an immediate spotlight on the vacancy on the high court, with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell vowing to bring President Donald Trump’s nominee to a vote with just over six weeks before the election.

  Sharks spotted near shore at Kaimana Beach for four straight days

Sewage leak forces temporary closure of Sand Island Beach Park

  Elections offices gear up to mail out ballots for general election

  A tiny medical device was key in one Hawaii woman’s fight against COVID-19