Large northwest swell could bring surf heights to 40 feet

The swell is arriving with higher than normal peak tides, which could increase the chance for coastal flooding.

UK authorizes Pfizer coronavirus vaccine for emergency use

Britain authorized a COVID-19 vaccine for use Wednesday, greenlighting the first shot backed up by rigorous scientific review.
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Photographer witnessed removal of Utah’s mysterious monolith as another appears in Romania

Ross Bernards and his friends ended up with the monolith all to themselves for about an hour and took nighttime photos until some other visitors came walking up.

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The gift of technology: Punahou alumnus looks to help Native Hawaiian students in need

  Hawaii County to launch post-arrival testing program for all trans-Pacific travelers

First affordable housing walk-up under ‘Bill 7′ now in the works in Liliha

$80K settlement reached in student housing discrimination lawsuit

  Criminal case finished, the next victims of the Kealoha scandal could be city taxpayers

“There’s no question to me that the city is liable for a lot of that. We’re not going to get restitution from the Kealohas, they don’t have anything left,” said Puana’s attorney. “The city is on the hook.”
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Woman creates hug tunnel at Colo. senior living community

It’s an effort to give residents at retirement homes and senior living communities something that the pandemic took away.

The Kealohas leave behind a trail of victims and ruined reputations

Two lifeguard towers replaced on Oahu beaches with more upgrades to come

  5 years after investigation into Kealohas began, former Honolulu power couple sentenced

Schatz to Ige: How will the state fund contact tracing after federal money expires?

  Oahu mom says online predators connected with her daughter through school-issued laptop

  US panel: 1st vaccines to health care workers, nursing homes

  Hawaii canines being trained to sniff out the scent of coronavirus

Pandemic restrictions force ‘Bows game against San Jose St. back to Aloha Stadium

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Trump teases 2024 run at White House Christmas party

Trump has been challenging his defeat in November's election despite his own attorney general acknowledging there is no evidence of widespread voter fraud.

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Pandemic restrictions force ‘Bows game against San Jose St. back to Aloha Stadium

The Rainbow Warrior football team, once set to fly to California on Wednesday for this weekend’s game against San Jose State, have canceled their flights to the Bay Area.

‘Bows struggling offensive line ready to bounce back against Nevada

Five weeks into the season and the offensive line has become a big question mark for the team, the unit struggling to give quarterback Chevan Cordeiro a clean pocket — getting sacked 19 times this year.

Colts place defensive tackle DeForest Buckner on reserve/COVID-19 list

The Indianapolis Colts have placed defensive tackle DeForest Buckner on the reserve/COVID-19 list, the team announced Wednesday.

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  Habilitat’s annual Christmas tree fundraiser off to a strong start

Police seek robbery suspect who allegedly opened fire inside Waipahu barbershop

Big Island woman charged after allegedly driving into police vehicle

  Oahu judge sets trial date for U.S. Surgeon General’s coronavirus citation

  Donning masks, Shaka Santa and Tutu Mele take their place for the holidays

The Honolulu City Lights will look different when the display opens to the public in early December, and it’ll all start with the big man in red.
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Man leaves $3K tip for a beer as restaurant closes for virus

The mega tip was paid on a tab for a single $7 beer.

Kapiolani Medical Center nurses plan to picket over expiring contract situation

  Hawaii reports 44 new COVID-19 infections; no new fatalities

  Watch ‘This is Now’: One year ago, symptoms of new coronavirus were first detected in China

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