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Judge denies bail for death row exoneree who allegedly sought to build prostitution empire
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:39:00 EST
U.S. Magistrate Judge Kevin Chang denied bail Wednesday for the accused pimp who federal prosecutors describe as violent and intimidating and is charged with sex trafficking by force.
Asian shares advance after Wall Street rally; eyes on China
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:34:00 EST
U.S. stocks are edging higher in early trading, recouping some of the market's losses from a day earlier.
AP Explains: What happens when the government shuts down
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 20:37:00 EST
The truth about a government "shutdown" is that the government doesn't shut down.
Tillerson blames North Korea for its sanctions suffering
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:43:00 EST
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is confident North Korea eventually will want negotiations with the United States.
Elderly pedestrian critically injured in School Street crash
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 21:50:00 EST
A portion of School Street has been closed following a pedestrian accidents. 
125 years later, overthrow of Hawaii's last monarch marked with tears, reflection
Mon, 15 Jan 2018 21:44:00 EST
January 17, 1893: A day known by some as the darkest day in Hawaiian history. 
In the event of actual missile attack, students would 'shelter in place' at schools
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 23:13:00 EST
Saturday's missile alert mistake prompted the Department of Education to send out a reminder to parents about what to do in such emergencies.
In Kahaluu, dumped cars beget dumped cars (and the occasional Jet Ski)
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:27:00 EST
For months, Sharon Colbert has been complaining to the city about the gutted, abandoned vehicles in her Kahaluu neighborhood.
10 years ago, a little boy's heinous death shocked Hawaii
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:49:00 EST
Ten years ago on Wednesday, Hawaii mourned the loss of a little boy — killed in an unthinkable way. 
Popularity of Biki bikes is booming — and not just with visitors
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 23:02:00 EST
The numbers are in and Oahu residents appear to be rolling with Hawaii's new Biki bikeshare program. 
20 minutes after false missile alert, Hawaii decided to call feds
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:52:00 EST
It took Hawaii officials more than 20 minutes to contact federal authorities to seek guidance after realizing they had sent out a bogus alert saying there was a missile headed toward the islands.
An entangled whale saved off Maui says thanks — in spectacular fashion
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 20:04:00 EST
An adult humpback whale is free after swimming in Maui waters entangled in rope. 
This year's legislative agenda: Affordable housing, homelessness and ... the missile alert system
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:37:00 EST
The 2018 legislative season kicks off Wednesday, and officials say tackling the issues surrounding this weekend's false missile alert will be at the top of the agenda.
Police: Suspect nabbed car from dealership, driving away with employee on vehicle
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:25:00 EST
A 28-year-old man who's accused of stealing a car from a dealership and continuing to drive even as an employee jumped on the vehicle has been arrested. 
Science panel backs lower drunken driving threshold
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:14:00 EST
A prestigious scientific panel is recommending states significantly lower their drunken driving threshold, saying 10,000 alcohol-impaired driving deaths a year are unacceptable and 'entirely preventable'.
During missile scare, man said goodbye to his kids — then had a heart attack
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 20:27:00 EST
A Hawaii Kai man nearly lost his life after suffering a heart attack during Saturday's missile alert false alarm, according to his girlfriend.
Rival Koreas agree to form first unified Olympic team
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 21:03:00 EST
The Koreas have been discussing fielding a joint women's hockey team and having their athletes march under a "unification flag" depicting the Korean Peninsula, instead of their respective national flags.
Man charged with murder after fatal stabbing aboard vessel near Aloha Tower
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:45:00 EST
Honolulu police have launched a murder investigation after a man was stabbed to death at Pier 10 near Aloha Tower early Friday. 
PHOTOS: 10 years ago, a little boy's heinous death shocked Hawaii
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:40:00 EST
PHOTOS: 10 years ago, a little boy's heinous death shocked Hawaii 
Even the eyelashes freeze: Russia sees minus 88.6 degrees F
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 08:23:00 EST
Authorities in the Russian region of Yakutia where temperatures have dropped to record lows are not reporting any disruptions of heating or crucial supplies.