Wuhan officials face anger over virus response as several countries prepare evacuation from epicenter

Panic over the virus and pollution are driving a surging market for protective face masks in Asia, straining supplies and helping make mask-wearing the new normal.
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  Billie Eilish wins big at Grammys as music stars pay tribute to Kobe Bryant

Billie Eilish won album of the year and record of the year to cap a dominant night of five victories at the Grammy Awards.

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  After 2 Idaho kids went missing, their mom went to Kauai. Authorities followed her.

City considers creating a new utility (and fee) for tackling storm water

Orange ‘flying honu’ will soon appear in Hawaii’s skies

  School to host gathering to thank first responders in wake of Diamond Head tragedy

BBB: Beware of scammers looking to take advantage of Kobe Bryant tragedy

Scammers might take advantage of increased interest in additional trending information on Bryant or memorabilia, the BBB warned, and could use phishing “click bait" headlines that lead to malicious sites.
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  Father charged with killing 5 of his infant children over a decade in California

Through DNA, authorities linked the 57-year-old suspect to a 2007 cold case in which an infant was found dead. They soon learned that baby had at least four siblings.

Waikiki beach boy helps turn a dream to reality for a woman with cerebral palsy

Breaded SPAM patties (by the bulk) are now a thing at Costco

Lifeguards pull body from Waikiki waters, rescue another man shortly after

  All lanes of Kamehameha Highway reopened near Kawela Bay

  ‘The blue ohana is very strong’: Fundraiser for fallen HPD officers attended by many

17 vehicles towed on the spot since Maui’s new DUI tow law took effect

HFD puts out a 2-alarm fire at a building near Chinatown

  Forecast: Lighter winds, dry conditions to prevail this week

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  Defense resumes in key impeachment week as Bolton book adds pressure for witnesses

Pressure is increasing on senators to call John Bolton to testify at Trump’s impeachment trial after the revelation that a draft of a book by the former national security adviser undercuts a key defense argument.

SPORTS

Kai defeats ’Aina 23-7 in Hula Bowl return

After a 12 year hiatus the Hula Bowl returned to Aloha Stadium on Sunday.

  “To be able to finish at home is a blessing” Breiden Fehoko relishing finishing career in Hula Bowl

Fehoko will suit up at defensive line for Team Kai in Sunday's NewsWeek Hula Bowl.

Yoro, Elimimian retained as defensive assistants for football 'Bows

University of Hawai’i head football coach Todd Graham announced that assistant coach Jacob Yoro will be retained as part of his inaugural coaching staff.

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  Basketball fans mourn death of legend Kobe Bryant: A look back at his visits to Hawaii

Shark spotted at Makaha Beach Park; warning signs posted

Kalihi Elementary School is cutting back on single-use plastics thanks to a cafeteria upgrade

  Hawaii musician nominated for Grammy award

  What was once just a vision for Oahu’s homeless is now a thriving community

An old air-soft and paintball gun park used to be where Kahauiki Village sits just off Nimitz Highway.
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Tapeworm removed from Texas man’s brain after more than a decade

Eating raw or undercooked beef or pork is the primary risk factor for becoming infected with a tapeworm.

Rare Japanese scrolls over 200 years old now housed at UH Manoa’s Hamilton Library

Iowa man dies in waters off Maui’s Kaanapali Beach

Men on mountain bikes target elderly couple in latest purse snatching

Dozens rescued as warning-level surf rolls into north, west shores