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 2021-04-18 10:05 

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Judge sets trial, reduces bail in Volcano sex assault case...

A judge on Friday reduced bail despite the objection of the prosecution for a 46-year-old Volcano man accused of sexually assaulting a 57-year-old Volcano woman in her front yard in the early morning of April 11....

 2021-04-18 10:05 

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Lawyers: DOJ defense in Trump defamation suit is 'dangerous'...

The U.S. Justice Department made a "wrong and dangerous" argument in seeking to defend former President Donald Trump against a former advice columnist's claim that he defamed her when he denied her allegation of rape, her lawyers told a court....

 2021-04-18 10:05 

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Obituaries for April 18...

Peter Holden Clark, 52, of Hilo died March 28 at home. Born in Oakland, Calif., he was a professional snowboarder and fishing charter captain. Memorial at a later date. For information, email: peterclarklifecelebrationinfo@gmail.com. Online condolences: h...

 2021-04-18 10:05 

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea's other rift zone; young activity in the Southwest Rift Zone...

It is no secret that the Island of Hawaii is home to fantastic volcanic features, many of which have been created during eruptions of Kilauea, Mauna Loa and Hualalai since 1800....

 2021-04-18 10:05 

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US West prepares for possible 1st water shortage declaration...

CARSON CITY, Nev. — The man-made lakes that store water supplying millions of people in the U.S. West and Mexico are projected to shrink to historic lows in the coming months, dropping to levels that could trigger the federal government's first-...

 2021-04-18 10:05 

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As mask mandates end, Oregon bucks trend with permanent rule...

PORTLAND, Ore. — As states throughout the country lift COVID-19 restrictions, Oregon is poised to go the opposite direction — and many residents are fuming about it....

 2021-04-18 10:05 

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State briefs for April 18...

OHA advances its waterfront development pledge...

 2021-04-18 10:05 

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The queen says goodbye to Philip, continues her reign alone...

WINDSOR, England — Sitting by herself at the funeral of Prince Philip on Saturday, Queen Elizabeth cut a regal but solitary figure: still the monarch, but now alone....

 2021-04-18 10:05 

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12 new efficiency studios to be available by early fall in Pahoa for homeless kupuna...

After "plenty pivots, rocky roads," a long-awaited affordable housing project in Pahoa is underway....

 2021-04-18 10:05 

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Body camera footage: 3 shots before officer said 'police'...

HONOLULU — Honolulu police body camera footage released Friday of a man's fatal shooting shows three gunshots rang out before an officer says, "police."...

 2021-04-18 10:05 

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State proposes temporary night closure of Kailua Pier...

A temporary closure of the Kailua Pier is being floated as a means to address homelessness and illegal activities taking place at the public facility....

 2021-04-18 10:05 

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2 passengers sue United Airlines over engine explosion...

DENVER — Two passengers who were aboard a United Airlines flight that had to make an emergency landing after one of its engines blew apart and sent debris raining down on Colorado neighborhoods sued the company Friday....

 2021-04-18 10:05 

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SpaceX picked for moonwalkers, on verge of 3rd crew launch...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA chose SpaceX on Friday to build the lunar lander that will eventually put the first woman and person of color on the moon....

 2021-04-18 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

The journey and the destination...

Life is a journey, and one of the things that makes it so interesting is that it often unfolds in utterly unpredictable ways. We exert control when we can and when we want to, but very few people end up exactly where they planned....

 2021-04-18 10:05 

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Cartoon for April 18...

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

 2021-04-18 10:05 

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Bay Clinic administers COVID vaccine to more than 100 people during event in Keaukaha...

Bay Clinic brought COVID-19 vaccines to the community with a vaccination event Saturday in Keaukaha....

 2021-04-18 10:05 

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Getting out of Afghanistan after 20 years...

Why did we go to war in Afghanistan 20 years ago?...

 2021-04-18 10:05 

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In Minneapolis, armed patrol group tries to keep the peace...

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. — As protests intensified in the Minneapolis suburb where a police officer fatally shot Daunte Wright, a group of Black men joined the crowd intent on keeping the peace and preventing protests from escalating into violence....

 2021-04-18 10:05 

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Your Views for April 18...

Get to work...

 2021-04-18 10:05 

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US, China agree to cooperate on climate crisis with urgency...

SEOUL, South Korea — The United States and China, the world's two biggest carbon polluters, agreed to cooperate to curb climate change with urgency, just days before President Joe Biden hosts a virtual summit of world leaders to discuss the issu...

 2021-04-18 10:05 

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After child dies, US regulator warns about Peloton treadmill...

NEW YORK — Safety regulators warned people with kids and pets Saturday to immediately stop using a treadmill made by Peloton after one child died and others were injured....

 2021-04-18 10:05 

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Tight-knit Sikh community in shock over FedEx shooting...

INDIANAPOLIS — Amarjit Sekhon, a 48-year-old mother of two sons, was the breadwinner of her family and one of many members of Indianapolis' tight-knit Sikh community employed at a FedEx warehouse on the city's southwest side....

 2021-04-18 10:05 

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Bill that would give legislators more oversight of governor's emergency orders advances...

A bill that would allow the state Legislature to review emergency orders put in place by the governor after 60 days is headed for a House-Senate conference committee....

 2021-04-18 10:05 

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Worldwide COVID-19 death toll tops a staggering 3 million...

RIO DE JANEIRO — The global death toll from the coronavirus topped a staggering 3 million people Saturday amid repeated setbacks in the worldwide vaccination campaign and a deepening crisis in places such as Brazil, India and France....

 2021-04-18 09:39 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Silverswords sidetrack UHH softball in sweep...

Rare is the game that ace pitcher Valerie Alvarado doesn't have it....

 2021-04-18 09:07 

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Kudos all around for Vuls, Honda in another baseball sweep of HPU...

Ty Honda made a memorable debut for the UH-Hilo baseball team against Hawaii Pacific and gave everyone credit but himself on Saturday at the school's campus stadium....

 2021-04-18 08:47 

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BIIF volleyball: Kamehameha unfazed by missed championship opportunities...

KEAAU If one was only focused on Kamehameha's boisterous bench, they might have imagined the volleyball stakes were higher....

 2021-04-18 08:40 

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Heymann has 13 Ks, but not luck, on his side in stifling Kamehameha in tie...

KEAAU — Hawaii Prep right-hander Nate Heymann deserved a better fate, or at least not a tie, against Kamehameha on Friday, especially after the first inning in a BIIF game that was fun, interesting and exciting....

 2021-04-17 10:05 

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Streamlining the Endangered Species Act...

In a comeback story for the ages, the U.S. bald eagle population in the lower 48 states has quadrupled in the last 12 years....

 2021-04-17 10:05 

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Cartoon for April 17...

The world as seen by cartoonist Chris Britt, Creators.com....

 2021-04-17 10:05 

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Tropical Gardening: Welcome spring with colorful Rhododendrons, hydrangeas...

With longer days, many folks are getting chronic Hawaiian spring fever. This means being close to nature with plants....

 2021-04-17 10:05 

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Here comes the fourth wave (or not)...

So are we having a fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S. or not?...

 2021-04-17 10:05 

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Biden's appeals for action on guns, policing face reality...

WASHINGTON — As the nation struggles with yet another mass shooting and faces a reckoning over the deaths of Black men at the hands of police, President Joe Biden is calling for action. Going beyond that, however, is proving a lot more difficult....

 2021-04-17 10:05 

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Pahoa man indicted for numerous drug and firearm offenses...

The Hilo grand jury has indicted a 47-year-old Pahoa man for numerous drug and firearm offenses and felony domestic abuse....

 2021-04-17 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

FBI says it interviewed FedEx mass shooter last year...

INDIANAPOLIS — The former employee who shot and killed eight people at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis was interviewed by FBI agents last year, after his mother called police to say that her son might commit "suicide by cop," the bureau sai...

 2021-04-17 10:05 

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U.S., Japan team up to tackle China...

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden and Japan Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga showcased the alliance between their two countries as well as their shared resolve in dealing with China as they met at the White House on Friday in Biden's first face-to-f...

 2021-04-17 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Interim agreement to keep Post Office at Keauhou Shopping Center...

The Post Office at Keauhou Shopping Center closed it's door Friday after contract holder Dug Miller could not extend his lease with the shopping center's management....

 2021-04-17 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

State Supreme Court concludes COVID-19 inmate release case...

By JOHN BURNETT...

 2021-04-16 22:00 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

State Supreme Court concludes COVID-19 inmate release case...

The Hawaii Supreme Court today terminated a case which led to an order requiring the state's correctional facilities to release certain inmates because of the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-04-16 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Your Views for April 16...

Repaving system...

 2021-04-16 10:05 

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Macron visits Notre Dame 2 years after devastating fire...

PARIS — Two years after a fire tore through Paris' most famous cathedral and shocked the world, French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday visited the building site that Notre Dame has become to show that French heritage has not been forgotten...

 2021-04-16 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Weather delays divers from searching for shipwreck survivors...

PORT FOURCHON, La. — Families anxiously awaited news of the 12 people missing from a capsized oil industry vessel Thursday while stormy weather delayed divers from searching for survivors....

 2021-04-16 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

France hits unwanted milestone: Over 100,000 virus deaths...

PARIS — France on Thursday became the third country in Europe after the U.K. and Italy to reach the unwanted milestone of 100,000 COVID-19-related deaths as new infections and deaths surged because of virus variants....

 2021-04-16 10:05 

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Global warming's extreme rains threaten Hawaii's coral reefs...

HONOLULU — As muddy rainwater surged from Hawaii's steep seaside mountains and inundated residential communities last month, the damage caused by flooding was obvious — houses were destroyed and businesses swamped, landslides covered highw...

 2021-04-16 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Shortage of intubation drugs threatens Brazil health sector...

RIO DE JANEIRO — Reports are emerging of Brazilian health workers forced to intubate patients without the aid of sedatives, after weeks of warnings that hospitals and state governments risked running out of critical medicines....

 2021-04-16 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Defense rests without Chauvin testimony at murder trial...

MINNEAPOLIS — Former police officer Derek Chauvin chose not to take the stand as testimony at his murder trial ended Thursday, passing up the chance to explain to the jury and the public for the first time what he was thinking when he pressed his kn...

 2021-04-16 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Obituaries for April 16...

Preston Kaleihiano Grace, 45, of Captain Cook died April 10 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Kealakekua, he was a maintenance engineer for Shrimp Improvement Systems Hawaii, member of Word of Life Hawaii and softball coach for Konawaena High School. Se...

 2021-04-16 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

US expels Russian diplomats, imposes sanctions for hacking...

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration announced Thursday that the U.S. is expelling 10 Russian diplomats and imposing sanctions against dozens of companies and other people, keeping the Kremlin accountable for interference in last year's preside...

 2021-04-16 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Cartoon for April 16...

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

 2021-04-16 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

State briefs for April 16...

Police shoot, kill man who walked into a home...

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