Capitol negotiators still stuck, still trying on virus aid

After more than a week’s worth of meetings, at least some clarity is emerging in the bipartisan Washington talks on a huge COVID-19 response bill.
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  Tropical storm Isaias whips up eastern US, killing at least 6

Tropical Storm Isaias spawned tornadoes and dumped rain along the U.S. East Coast on Tuesday after making landfall as a hurricane in North Carolina, where it smashed boats together and caused floods and fires that displaced dozens of people.

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  State sees soaring demand for food stamps, health insurance assistance

  Civil Beat-HNN poll: Most voters aren’t happy with state’s plans to reopen schools, tourism

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High school football season in Hawaii postponed until January

Neighbor Island mayors to governor: Reinstate inter-island quarantine, keep schools closed

“You look at what’s happening around us, I think we’re in trouble,”
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  Negligence probed in deadly Beirut blast amid public anger

The Lebanese government says it is putting an unspecified number of Beirut port officials under house arrest pending an investigation into how 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate came to be stored at the port for years.

  Institute seeks Hawaii participants for COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial

Hawaii’s Public Safety Department reports its first COVID-19 case

Big Island firefighter tests positive for COVID-19

  WATCH: Hawaii among states with largest percentage increase in COVID-19 cases

  COVID-19 hospitalizations are up on Oahu and so are calls to 911, health experts say

  Months after losing their jobs, thousands still waiting for unemployment benefits

Questions about schools? HNN will host ‘Back to School: Keiki Concerns’ panel discussion

  Hawaii reports 27th coronavirus fatality, another triple-digit jump in COVID-19 infections

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Beirut: Wedding photo shoot video captures blast

Photographer Mahmoud Nakib is still rolling as he get pushed down the street by the shockwave.

SPORTS

High school football season in Hawaii postponed until January

The Hawaii High School Athletic Association has postponed most fall sports, including high school football, until at least January, the organization said Wednesday.

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson acquires XFL before bankruptcy auction

Third time’s the charm — former WWE star Dwayne Johnson and his partners agreed to buy the XFL for roughly $15 million on Monday.

UH football player tests positive for COVID-19; fall camp postponed

Fall camp was supposed to begin Monday but has been postponed until at least Friday.

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Residents cut off by volcano say more road openings needed

Forecast: Increasing showers due ahead of the weekend

Renters being told to pay up or move out during pandemic could get legal aid

Body pulled from waters off Hawaiian Paradise Park

ATF agent killed in accidental shooting honored with final salute on Maui

Special Agent John Bost III will reportedly be laid to rest with full honors in North Carolina.
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  Walmart releases schedule for its parking lot drive-in theaters

Starting at 5 p.m. ET Wednesday, families can sign up for a location near them at TheWalmartDriveIn.com.

New technology is aiming to cut down the time you spend stuck at red lights

With teachers back on campus, staff member at Iliahi Elementary tests positive for covid

With COVID-19 cases on the rise, Chaminade offers students online option for fall

  Elections officials hope switch to all mail-in election boosts turnout