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 2020-07-18 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Puna man arrested in homicide...

Police have a 65-year-old Puna man in custody in connection with what authorities say was a homicide that took place Thursday evening in the driveway of the man's home....

 2020-07-18 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Mayor of Portland to Trump: Get your troops out of the city...

PORTLAND, Ore. — The mayor of Portland demanded Friday that President Donald Trump remove militarized federal agents he deployed to the city after some detained people on streets far from federal property they were sent to protect....

 2020-07-18 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Jeff Sessions did the right thing in the Russia probe, and it probably cost him his political career...

Jeff Sessions, the former U.S. senator from Alabama who served as President Donald Trump's first attorney general and punching bag, lost the Republican runoff primary for his old Senate seat this week....

 2020-07-18 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

John Lewis, lion of civil rights and Congress, dies at 80...

ATLANTA — John Lewis, a lion of the civil rights movement whose bloody beating by Alabama state troopers in 1965 helped galvanize opposition to racial segregation, and who went on to a long and celebrated career in Congress, died. He was 80....

 2020-07-18 00:17 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Orchidland man in custody on suspicion of murder...

Police have a 65-year-old Puna man in custody in connection with what authorities say was a homicide that took place Thursday evening in the driveway of the man's home....

 2020-07-17 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

COVID-19 tests for 9 Ka'u Hospital employees come back negative...

Nine employees at Ka'u Hospital and Rural Health Clinic tested negative for COVID-19 after being exposed to a traveling doctor who tested positive for the virus earlier this month....

 2020-07-17 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

List of national retail chains requiring masks is growing...

NEW YORK — Target, CVS Health and Publix Super Markets on Thursday joined the growing list of national chains that will require customers to wear face masks regardless of where cities or states stand on the issue....

 2020-07-17 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

County seeks proposals to spend virus relief funds...

Feeding the hungry while supporting local farmers, fishers and restaurants is one goal of millions of dollars worth of grants being offered by the county....

 2020-07-17 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Trump's grand GOP convention plans shrink as virus surges...

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's plans for a grand convention keep shrinking....

 2020-07-17 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Obituaries for July 17...

Angeline Angelina Augustin, 74, of Paauilo died July 2 at North Hawaii Community Hospital in Waimea. Born in Pahala, she was a retired medical coding clerk for Hamakua Health Center and member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Honokaa Wa...

 2020-07-17 10:05 

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Your Views for July 17...

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 2020-07-17 10:05 

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Police: Missing teen found in Hilo...

Police said Thursday that Ethan Blaine Wolf, who was described as a teen missing since April 5, was found in Hilo in good health....

 2020-07-17 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Trump's plan to expel foreign students was an attack on US science leadership...

From the Trump administration perspective, suddenly forcing international students out of the country must have looked like three wins in one....

 2020-07-17 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Retired police detective arrested following indictment...

Retired police detective Brian Miller, 56, of Hilo turned himself in to authorities just after 2:30 p.m. Thursday at the East Hawaii Detention Facility....

 2020-07-17 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Rising coronavirus infections threaten US economic recovery...

BALTIMORE — Rising coronavirus infections throughout dozens of states are threatening the U.S. economic recovery, forcing businesses and consumers to freeze spending and keeping the unemployment rate stubbornly high....

 2020-07-17 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Contract awarded for thermal screening, facial recognition at airports...

The state Department of Transportation on Thursday announced that a contract to install thermal temperature screening of arriving passengers and facial recognition technology at Hawaii's public airports will cost taxpayers $37.5 million throughout 10 ...

 2020-07-17 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Kona hospital tests all employees, providers after 3 test positive for COVID-19...

In a swift reaction to news that three employees at Kona Community Hospital tested positive for COVID-19, the facility's entire staff was tested Thursday for the coronavirus....

 2020-07-17 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Trial set for Keaau man who allegedly killed his mother...

A 61-year-old Keaau man accused of bludgeoning his mother to death on May Day with what authorities described as an instrument "resembling a Native American stone ax" pleaded not guilty Tuesday....

 2020-07-17 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Pelosi urges Trump to 'ask for directions' on virus crisis...

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday compared President Donald Trump to "the man who refuses to ask for directions" as she pleaded with the White House to seek input from the nation's scientific leaders to reverse the rise...

 2020-07-17 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Georgia gov sues to end cities' defiance on mask rules...

ATLANTA — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp is suing Atlanta's mayor and city council to block the city from enforcing its mandate to wear a mask in public and other rules related to the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-07-17 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Baseless Wayfair child-trafficking theory spreads online...

CHICAGO — The baseless conspiracy theory took off after an anonymous user posed a bizarre question in an internet chatroom: What if retail giant Wayfair is using pricey storage cabinets to traffic children?...

 2020-07-17 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Cartoon for July 17...

The world as seen by cartoonist Marshall Ramsey, Creators.com....

 2020-07-17 10:05 

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State briefs for July 17...

Hawaii governor says mom lives at afflicted nursing home...

 2020-07-17 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Russia is hacking virus vaccine trials, US, UK, Canada say...

WASHINGTON — Western governments on Thursday accused hackers thought to be part of Russian intelligence of trying to steal valuable private information about a coronavirus vaccine, calling out the Kremlin in an unusually detailed public warning to s...

 2020-07-17 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Paddling through a pandemic: COVID-19 canceled championships, but not these ladies' spirits...

After the International Va'a Federation World Sprint Championships and Moku O Hawaii season were canceled during the onset of COVID-19, a group of ladies banned together to keep practicing and motivating each other in the water....

 2020-07-17 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

BIIF, HHSAA still dealing with unknowns...

The BIIF athletic directors held a meeting Thursday but nothing significant came about....

 2020-07-16 22:00 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

DOH reports 19 new COVID-19 cases; Oahu case count now exceeds 1,000...

The state Department of Health reports 19 new cases of COVID-19 statewide as of noon today....

 2020-07-16 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Cartoon for July 16...

The world as seen by cartoonist Steve Breen, The San Diego Union-Tribune....

 2020-07-16 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Fed survey says economy has picked up but outlook cloudy...

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve says economic activity has picked up in most regions of the country but still remains well below pre-pandemic levels, with the country facing high levels of uncertainty....

 2020-07-16 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

State briefs for July 16...

First-time candidates raise largest war chests...

 2020-07-16 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Walmart latest retailer to require customers to wear masks...

NEW YORK — Walmart will require customers to wear face coverings at all of its namesake and Sam's Club stores, making it the largest retailer to introduce such a policy that has otherwise proven difficult to enforce without state and federal req...

 2020-07-16 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

ELECTION 2020: County battles rumors as ballots arrive at mailboxes...

As ballots began trickling into Hawaii Island mailboxes Wednesday, traveling much faster was a false social media rumor about how many stamps are needed to mail it back....

 2020-07-16 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Ex-officer sentenced for making man lick urinal...

HONOLULU — A U.S. judge sentenced a former Honolulu police officer Wednesday to four years in prison for forcing a homeless man to lick a public urinal, telling him to imagine someone doing that to his two young daughters....

 2020-07-16 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Doctor tests positive for COVID-19 in Ka'u; Traveling physician had contact with 11 patients during two days...

A traveling doctor who worked briefly at Ka'u Hospital and Rural Health Clinic tested positive for COVID-19 earlier this month, administrator Merilyn Harris confirmed today....

 2020-07-16 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Indictment accuses retired police officer of intimidating witness...

A former Hawaii Police Department officer already charged with drug and conspiracy offenses was indicted for intimidating a witness in two high-profile criminal cases....

 2020-07-16 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Decommissioning plan for Hoku Ke'a teaching telescope on board agenda...

The Maunakea Management Board during a meeting today will discuss a $1.3 million plan to decommission and relocate Hoku Ke'a, the University of Hawaii's teaching telescope on Maunakea....

 2020-07-16 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Your Views for July 16...

Offensive name?...

 2020-07-16 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Confirmed US virus cases rise amid new global restrictions...

MIAMI — California, Arizona, Texas and Florida together reported about 36,000 new coronavirus cases Wednesday as restrictions aimed at combating the spread of the pandemic took hold in the United States and around the world in an unsettling sign rem...

 2020-07-16 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

More Kona hospital employees test positive for COVID-19...

Two additional Kona Community Hospital employees tested positive for COVID-19, the hospital said Wednesday....

 2020-07-16 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Obituaries for July 16...

Shizuko "Elsie" Juanita Dela Cruz, 93, of Paauilo died June 30 at Hale Ho'ola Hamakua in Honokaa. Born in Ookala, she was a retired kitchen manager for the former Honokaa Hospital. Private services. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Surviv...

 2020-07-16 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Police: Missing teen found...

According to police 16-year-old Sasa Toaiva, who was last seen on Feb. 2, was located on Oahu with family and is in good health....

 2020-07-16 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Trump's shameful Stone clemency...

Roger Stone has a tattoo of Richard Nixon on his back. But it's the current president, Donald Trump, who had Stone's back when on Friday he granted a commutation of the 40-month sentence his friend was facing for lying during the Russian investiga...

 2020-07-16 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

TMT forges ahead despite pandemic; opponents keeping close eye on project...

A top official of the Thirty Meter Telescope International Observatory project said Wednesday — exactly one year after protesters blocked Maunakea Access Road to prevent construction of the next-generation telescope — that the multinational pa...

 2020-07-15 22:28 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

DOH reports 29 new coronavirus cases statewide, 2 on Big Island...

The state Department of Health reports 29 new cases of COVID-19 statewide as of noon today....

 2020-07-15 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Trump administration rescinds rule on foreign students...

BOSTON — Facing eight federal lawsuits and opposition from hundreds of universities, the Trump administration on Tuesday rescinded a rule that would have required international students to transfer or leave the country if their schools conducted cla...

 2020-07-15 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Obituaries for July 15...

Stephen Holi Correa Sr., 72, of Pahoa died July 6 at Hawaii Care Choices Pohai Malama Care Center in Hilo. Born in Hilo, he was a retired custodian at Pahoa High School, former coach for Hawaiian Beaches Little League, Pahoa High School girls basketball a...

 2020-07-15 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

White House virus task force member says 'none of us lie'...

WASHINGTON — A top member of the White House coronavirus task force said Tuesday that "none of us lie" to the public, an accusation President Donald Trump retweeted, and that while kids need to be back in school as Trump insists, "we hav...

 2020-07-15 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Teachers union, DOE agree to keep students farther apart this fall...

The Hawaii State Teachers Association and the state Department of Education reached an agreement on physical distancing in classrooms as schools prepare to start the new academic year amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-07-15 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Wait 'til next year: Giving up on 2020, looking toward 2021...

NEW YORK — This was supposed to be the year of the comeback for Boysie Dikobe, a South African dancer recovering from his second hip replacement and gearing up to get back on stage when the coronavirus hit....

 2020-07-15 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Lee Loy amendment fixes requirement of building permit for window AC units...

In the wake of a county Department of Public Works press release that drew scorn when it was re-posted on Mayor Harry Kim's official Facebook page, Hilo Councilwoman Sue Lee Loy crafted an amendment to the construction code clarifying that building pe...

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