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Forecast: Light winds, increasingly wet
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 12:36:00 EDT
Light winds, increasingly wet. Winds will be light easterlies and overruled at times by land and sea breezes.
Yosemite reopens to visitors with smoky air, limited lodging
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 02:11:00 EDT
Most of Yosemite National Park is set to reopen Tuesday after a 20-day closure that cost the tourist magnet millions of dollars and devastated local businesses.
Vermont nominates 1st US transgender candidate for governor
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 22:18:00 EDT
Christine Hallquist, the first transgender candidate to win a major-party nomination for governor, will face Vermont Republican Gov. Phil Scott, who won his party's nomination to run for a second term.
White House called toxins contamination 'PR nightmare'
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 01:38:00 EDT
Officials are demanding that the EPA act quickly to clean up local water systems testing positive for dangerous levels of chemicals used in nonstick cookware, fast-food wrappers and much more.
Death toll hits 39 in Italy bridge collapse; blame begins
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 03:26:00 EDT
Rescue and recovery efforts continued through the night into the morning in Italy following the collapse of a highway bridge in Genoa, while authorities raised the death toll to 35 with three missing.
Honolulu police seek suspect in armed robbery near Kalihi bank
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 11:44:00 EDT
Honolulu police are searching for a suspect in an armed robbery near a Kalihi bank on Wednesday morning.
BWS responding to water main break in Ewa Beach
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 12:09:00 EDT
Crews are working to repair a water main break in Ewa Beach on Wednesday morning. 
Hawaii marker to honor hundreds of WWII prisoners of war
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 02:20:00 EDT
A 96-year-old former U.S. Army veteran who was held prisoner by Japan during World War II will help dedicate a memorial stone to other prisoners of war at a national cemetery in Honolulu.
Tropical Storm Lane forms in East Pacific; moving westward
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 11:52:00 EDT
A new tropical storm has formed in the East Pacific, according to the National Hurricane Center.
Big Island dispensary gets green light to grow medical pot
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 10:42:00 EDT
The Hawaii Department of Health has signaled a green light for a medical marijuana dispensary to start growing on the Big Island. 
Japan queries all medical schools on gender discrimination
Fri, 10 Aug 2018 06:16:00 EDT
The Japanese government is investigating whether other medical schools also discriminated against female applicants following revelations that one had done so for more than a decade.
Scammers targeting Hawaiian Electric customers are after a new form of payment
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 21:47:00 EDT
Scams to swindle money out of unsuspecting consumers are constantly evolving. 
Mars announces the 4 other musical acts that will join him in 24K Magic tour
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 04:44:00 EDT
Bruno Mars has found the  four other acts that will hit the road with him on his 24K Magic World Tour.  
Waikiki residents criticize state officials for lack of enforcement after large boat fire
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 04:40:00 EDT
Waikiki residents demanded answers from state officials about plans for improvement to the Ala Wai Boat Harbor at Tuesday night’s neighborhood board meeting.
Man rescues dog from kitchen fire in a Waikiki apartment building
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 04:33:00 EDT
Earlier Tuesday evening, Honolulu firefighters responded to a building fire on Hobron Lane in Waikiki.   
Young girl, adult male injured in Waimanalo motorcycle crash
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 04:12:00 EDT
Two people were injured Tuesday night in Waimanalo after a crash involving a motorcycle and a car.  
UK police treat Parliament crash as terrorism, seek motive
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 03:26:00 EDT
London police say that a car has crashed into barriers outside the Houses of Parliament, and its driver has been arrested.
Bubbies fans: Here's your chance to win free mochi ice cream for a year
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 03:46:00 EDT
If you can't get enough of Bubbies' mochi ice cream, this contest may be for you.  
Oahu girl raises hundreds for Hawaii Foodbank with the power of a lemonade stand
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 02:37:00 EDT
The Hawaii Foodbank put out a plea for help and people answered. 
After partnership dissolves, home health services cut for seniors on Lanai
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 23:36:00 EDT
Patients who receive health services in their own homes on Lanai are worried about the future. The partnership that provides at-home assistance to dozens of senior citizens is ending.