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 2020-07-26 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Douglas weakens, but Hawaii could still see severe impact...

HONOLULU — Hawaii geared up on Saturday to face a hurricane that threatened to pummel the islands with dangerous surf, strong winds and flash floods even as residents grappled with escalating numbers of coronavirus cases....

 2020-07-26 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Volcano Watch: HVO looking to install seismographs in your community...

The Youth and Education in Science (YES) program at USGS in collaboration with the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory is launching a community outreach and educational project called Bridging Local Outreach &Seismic Signal Monitoring in Hawaii. BLOSSM aims at e...

 2020-07-26 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

John Lewis left us a better America...

Right now, America needs heroes. And we have one for the ages in John Lewis....

 2020-07-26 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Your Views for July 26...

'Wonderful care'...

 2020-07-26 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Virus-weary Texas braces as Hurricane Hanna arrives...

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Hurricane Hanna roared ashore onto the Texas Gulf Coast on Saturday, bringing winds that lashed the shoreline with rain and storm surge, and even threatening to bring possible tornadoes to a part of the country trying to cope...

 2020-07-26 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Hawaii County prosecutor candidate: Jared "Kamaka" Auna...

Jared "Kamaka" Auna, said he wants to become the elected prosecutor of Hawaii County because of "the love I have for my island."...

 2020-07-26 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Honolulu opens ballot dropoffs early, neighbor islands protest...

Voters on Oahu have greater access to the polls than those on the neighbor islands, as the City and County of Honolulu has already opened its ballot dropoff boxes to the public while neighbor island counties are using the Aug. 3 date set in state law....

 2020-07-26 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Hawaii County prosecutor candidate: Christopher Bridges...

Christopher Bridges, one of three attorneys running for Hawaii County prosecutor, said he's "open to institute real change and real reform in our criminal justice system."...

 2020-07-26 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Brazil's Bolsonaro says he tested negative for coronavirus...

BRASILIA, Brazil — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said Saturday that he had tested negative for the new coronavirus, based on a fourth test since he said July 7 that he had the virus. He later went for a ride on a motorcycle, mingling with wellw...

 2020-07-26 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Lake Waiau remains full...

Lake Waiau's water levels remain robust, the state Department of Land and Natural Resources reports....

 2020-07-26 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Mnuchin: Virus aid package soon, $1,200 checks by August...

WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Saturday that Republicans were set to roll out the next COVID-19 aid package Monday and assured there was backing from the White House after he and President Donald Trump's top aide met to salv...

 2020-07-26 10:05 

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Regis Philbin, television personality and host, dies at 88...

NEW YORK — Regis Philbin, the genial host who shared his life with television viewers over morning coffee for decades and helped himself and some fans strike it rich with the game show "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire," has died at 88....

 2020-07-26 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Ready, set, vote! Several options for casting your ballot...

Ballots have arrived in Hawaii voters' mailboxes. Now it's decision time....

 2020-07-26 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Hawaii County prosecutor candidate: Kelden Waltjen...

"I'm a prosecutor. I'm not a defense attorney; I'm not a politician. If you elect me, you're getting a prosecutor."...

 2020-07-26 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Cartoon for July 26...

The Big Island as seen by Hawaii Tribune-Herald cartoonist Gary Hoff....

 2020-07-26 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Obituaries for July 26...

Yvonne Haunani Young Baker, 69, of Hilo died July 22 at home. Born in Honolulu, she was manager and part owner of KAHU Radio Station, an independent associate for LegalShield, Kumu Hula for Ke 'Opio o Puna, stewardess for Aloha Airlines, professional ...

 2020-07-26 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Competing protesters converge on Breonna Taylor's hometown...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Hundreds of armed, predominantly Black, activists demanded justice for Breonna Taylor during peaceful demonstrations Saturday in her Kentucky hometown that drew counter-protesters from a white militia group....

 2020-07-26 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Indoor greenhouse farm undergoes business changes...

HONOLULU (AP) — The owner of a hydroponic greenhouse operation in Hawaii has announced changes to the farm operation in Lanai, including a new leader and severance from resort operations....

 2020-07-26 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Civil rights icon John Lewis remembered in his hometown...

TROY, Ala. — Civil rights icon and longtime Georgia congressman John Lewis was remembered Saturday — in the rural Alabama county where his story began — as a humble man who sprang from his family's farm with a vision that "good t...

 2020-07-26 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

'Finally getting back:' Hawaii Rush, Rage help usher in competitive soccer vibe...

The Hawaii Rush and Kona Rage soccer players had a blast running up and down the soccer field, feeling like it was old times again....

 2020-07-26 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Hurricane Douglas spins toward Maui, Oahu...

The center of Hurricane Douglas was located about 55 miles east to northeast of Kahului, Maui, and 140 miles east of Honolulu as of 11 a.m. today....

 2020-07-25 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week...

Aroundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts:...

 2020-07-25 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Judge denies Oregon push to limit US agents during arrests...

PORTLAND, Ore. — A U.S. judge on Friday denied an order sought by Oregon's top law enforcement officer to restrict federal agents' actions when they arrest people during nightly protests that have roiled Portland and pitted local officials a...

 2020-07-25 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

No virus bill yet: White House, GOP at odds over jobless aid...

WASHINGTON — Negotiations over a new COVID-19 rescue bill were in flux Friday after the White House floated cutting an unemployment benefits boost to as little as $100 and President Donald Trump turned to a new priority, adding money to build a new ...

 2020-07-25 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Tropical Gardening: Our state tree — kukui or loulu?...

If you are truly interested in conservation, then chose to protect one of our most unique plant species, the genus Pritchardia....

 2020-07-25 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Chinese researcher charged with US visa fraud is in custody...

SAN FRANCISCO — A Chinese researcher accused of concealing her ties to the Chinese military on a visa application she submitted so she could work in the U.S. was booked Friday into a Northern California jail and was expected to appear in federal cou...

 2020-07-25 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Big Island preps for Douglas...

Gov. David Ige on Friday said a mandatory quarantine for travelers, in place to curb the spread of COVID-19, may — as a last resort — be broken to gather supplies and materials in preparation of Hurricane Douglas....

 2020-07-25 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Sending troops to Oakland yet another desperate Trump ploy...

President Donald Trump's threat to send federal troops to Oakland is a desperate ploy to improve his sagging reelection hopes....

 2020-07-25 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Bar exam applicants offered option of temporary provisional law license...

The Hawaii Supreme Court announced Wednesday it has established an option for applicants for the September 9-10, written bar exam to receive a temporary, provisional license to practice law as an alternative to sitting for the written exam....

 2020-07-25 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen released from prison again...

NEW YORK — President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer was released Friday after a judge ruled that he had been sent back to prison from home confinement as retaliation for his plan to release a book critical of Trump before November's e...

 2020-07-25 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

With no new law to curb drug costs, Trump tries own changes...

WASHINGTON — Unable to land the big deal with Congress to curb drug costs, President Donald Trump on Friday moved on his own to allow imports of cheaper medicines, along with other limited steps that could have some election-year appeal....

 2020-07-25 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

US needs a bold jobs program, not a patchwork bailout...

Millions are unemployed, public budgets are falling apart, the economy is struggling, and the COVID-19 epidemic is raging anew — and most of the $2.7 trillion floor Congress put beneath that misery will soon be gone....

 2020-07-25 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Pepcid-COVID study raised red flags weeks after $21M grant...

Two months after the Trump administration awarded $21 million to study whether a common heartburn drug was effective against COVID-19, government health officials raised serious concerns about patient safety and scientific integrity, according to internal...

 2020-07-25 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

In-store dancing leads to Hawaii visitor quarantine arrest...

HONOLULU (AP) — Investigators with the Hawaii attorney general's office arrested a 20-year-old woman after seeing videos of her dancing in a store and dining out when she was supposed to be obeying a traveler quarantine the state mandated to pro...

 2020-07-25 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Extra unemployment aid expires as virus threatens new states...

LOS ANGELES — As public health officials warned Friday that the coronavirus posed new risks to parts of the Midwest and South, enhanced federal payments that helped avert financial ruin for millions of unemployed Americans were set to expire —...

 2020-07-25 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Hawaii sees third consecutive day of record-high COVID-19 cases...

The state Department of Health today reported that Hawaii set a new single-day record for COVID-19 cases....

 2020-07-24 19:33 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Vulcans out of action for remainder of year as PacWest suspends play...

UH-Hilo athletics will be sidelined the remainder of the year after the Pacific West Conference's executive board voted unanimously to postpone competitions until after the new year due to COVID-19 concerns....

 2020-07-24 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

State and Region briefs for July 24...

Guam votersget new absentee ballot option...

 2020-07-24 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

S&P 500 has biggest loss in nearly 4 weeks as tech stumbles...

NEW YORK — Slumping stocks across most of Wall Street sent the S&P 500 to its worst loss in nearly four weeks on Thursday, undercut by a report showing layoffs are picking up throughout the country with coronavirus counts....

 2020-07-24 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Council moves revamped building code forward; no permit needed for window AC...

Window air conditioners will no longer need a building permit and stricter standards will be applied to factory-built homes under amendments to the building code considered Wednesday by the County Council....

 2020-07-24 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Hilo Community Players to present annual Shakespeare in the Park in drive-in format amid pandemic...

The show must go on — safely — which means Shakespeare will move from the park to the parking lot this summer....

 2020-07-24 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Trump calls off Florida segment of GOP National Convention...

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's hopes to salvage a four-night celebration for his re-election campaign have been thwarted by spiking coronavirus cases throughout the Sun Belt, with the president announcing Thursday that he was calling off ...

 2020-07-24 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Honor John Lewis — and serve democracy — by reinvigorating the Voting Rights Act...

Republicans in Congress, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, effusively eulogized Democratic Rep. John Lewis of Georgia after the civil rights legend died last week. McConnell, R-Ky., rightly described Lewis as an "American hero" who...

 2020-07-24 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Waipio Valley public access closed beginning Saturday...

In anticipation of Hurricane Douglas, the county Department of Public Works announced Thursday that public access to Waipio Valley will be closed from 7 a.m. Saturday until further notice....

 2020-07-24 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Powerful Hurricane Douglas continues march toward Hawaii...

Gov. David Ige Thursday issued an emergency disaster declaration ahead of the anticipated arrival this weekend of Hurricane Douglas....

 2020-07-24 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Cartoon for July 24...

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

 2020-07-24 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Cognitive Test. Trump. Biden. Campaign. Flashpoint....

WASHINGTON — It doesn't quite have the ring of "Morning in America" and "I Like Ike."...

 2020-07-24 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Campaign brewing to get Hindu god Brahma off popular beer...

An interfaith coalition is pressing the world's largest brewer to remove the name of a Hindu god from a popular beer that dates to the late 1800s — a dispute the beermaker insists is a case of mistaken identity....

 2020-07-24 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Obama blasts Trump, praises Biden in new 2020 campaign video...

WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and former President Barack Obama stepped up their attacks on President Donald Trump and defended their time in the White House in a new video showing their first in-person meeting since the c...

 2020-07-24 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Your Views for July 24...

New virus name?...

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