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 2021-03-01 19:32 

Hawaii News Now

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Hawaii's economy projected to grow 2.7% in 2021, DBEDT says...

State economists looked at low jobless claims, more federal aid, the Safe Travels program and vaccinations as factors that stimulated the economy....

 2021-03-01 19:30 

KHON

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Kalo | Aloha Authentic Episode 12...

In this episode of Aloha Authentic, host Kamaka Pili sits down with farmers Ikaika Bishop and Daniel Anthony to learn everything about kalo (taro). Learn its cultural significance and meaning, how ......

 2021-03-01 19:30 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Grand jury indicts man in fatal Hawaii Kai stabbing...

An Oahu grand jury on Friday returned an indictment against a 23-year-old man, charging him with second-degree murder in Tuesday's stabbing death of another man in Hawaii Kai....

 2021-03-01 19:11 

Hawaii News Now

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Amid Amazon union vote, Biden endorses workers' freedom to choose...

Biden didn't mention Amazon by name in the video posted to Twitter. However, he make a reference to employees in Alabama, where a milestone union election is underway at an Amazon facility in Bessemer....

 2021-03-01 19:04 

Hawaii News Now

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States easing virus restrictions despite experts' warnings...

Nearly 20% of the nation's adults — or over 50 million people — have received at least one dose of vaccine, and 10% have been fully inoculated....

 2021-03-01 19:01 

Big Island Now

Police Searching For Missing Kona Woman...

Police ask anyone who may have any information on Wood's whereabouts to contact the police department's non-emergency line....

 2021-03-01 19:00 

Hawaii News Now

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Texas power company seeks bankruptcy protection after storm...

The bankruptcy filing comes the same day that Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said that he's suing electricity provider Griddy for passing along massive bills to its customers during February's winter storm....

 2021-03-01 19:00 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

States easing coronavirus restrictions despite experts' warnings...

KANSAS CITY, Kan. > > With the U.S. vaccination drive picking up speed and a third formula on the way, states eager to reopen for business are easing coronavirus restrictions despite warnings from health experts that the outbreak is far from over and that...

 2021-03-01 18:45 

KHON

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Strong trade winds will persist through Tuesday...

Windy trade winds will persist through Tuesday before a softening trend begins. This comes about as the strong surface high far north of Kauai starts weakening Tuesday. A new surface high may usher......

 2021-03-01 18:43 

KHON

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Third stimulus checks: Will we get $1,400 payments in March?...

The big question now: How quickly will the coronavirus relief measure move through the Senate and could we see those $1,400 direct payments this month?...

 2021-03-01 18:36 

Hawaii News Now

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Why you should consider the Johnson & Johnson vaccine...

Johnson & Johnson's one-dose shot was given the green light over the weekend, but some health experts worry Americans may turn up their noses at this latest vaccine....

 2021-03-01 18:30 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

2 Americans wanted in ex-Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn's escape extradited to Japan...

BOSTON > > An American father and son wanted by Japan for aiding former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn escape from the country in a box were handed over to Japanese custody today, ending their months-long battle to stay in the U.S....

 2021-03-01 18:19 

Hawaii News Now

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Honolulu police investigating deadly moped crash in Ewa Beach...

A 40-year-old man is dead following a moped crash in Ewa Beach late Sunday, Honolulu police said....

 2021-03-01 18:15 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

NYC mayor attacks longtime nemesis Gov. Andrew Cuomo over harassment claims...

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio railed against Governor Andrew Cuomo over the second sexual-harassment allegation that emerged over the weekend and said the governor's behavior can no longer be "swept under the rug."...

 2021-03-01 18:00 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

France's ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy convicted of corruption, sentenced to jail...

PARIS > > A Paris court found French former President Nicolas Sarkozy guilty of corruption and influence peddling today and sentenced him to a year in prison. He can ask to serve that time at home and also plans to appeal....

 2021-03-01 17:53 

Hawaii News Now

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Heavy rains lead to rescues, road closures in Appalachia...

Multiple water rescues were reported in Kentucky, Tennessee and West Virginia, authorities said....

 2021-03-01 17:45 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Senate Democrats consider changes to House coronavirus relief bill...

WASHINGTON > > Senate Democrats are considering reshaping parts of the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill passed by the House, as party leaders hoping to salvage a minimum wage increase have abandoned one proposal aimed at pressuring big companies to boos...

 2021-03-01 17:24 

Maui News

Maui News phones to be down Wednesday...

The Maui News phone service will not be available from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday while staff and equipment are relocated to another building on the same property."We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause," the company said. "We will ...

 2021-03-01 17:24 

Maui News

Kahului project would include housing and civic center...

A state agency is looking to transform the lot across from the Maui Beach Hotel into a civic center with affordable housing units, a community center, government offices and the potential new home of the Kahului Public Library.The Kahului Civic Center Mix...

 2021-03-01 17:24 

Maui News

COVID-19 at a Glance...

Latest developments: State Department of Health on Sunday reported 60 new cases statewide, including 39 on Oahu, 15 on Maui, four on Hawaii island, and two residents diagnosed out of state. There have now been 27,559 cases statewide, including 21,949 on O...

 2021-03-01 17:24 

Maui News

Two pilots rescued after plane crashes off Lanai...

Two Oahu pilots were apparently doing "fine" after suffering "minor injuries" in a single-engine plane crash off Lanai Saturday evening. The crash occurred around 5:50 p.m. Saturday in waters 3 miles west of Lanai City, according to the Fe...

 2021-03-01 17:23 

Hawaii News Now

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Family mourns man Idaho police killed in his own back yard by mistake...

Joe Johnson was shot and killed by Idaho police in what they admit was a mistake....

 2021-03-01 17:20 

Hawaii News Now

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Shooting reported at Arkansas school; authorities say 1 hurt...

The school is in Pine Bluff, about 40 miles southeast of Little Rock....

 2021-03-01 17:16 

Big Island Now

Hawaii County Weather Forecast for March 01, 2021...

Hilo Today: Showers likely, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming north in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of a...

 2021-03-01 17:16 

Hawaii News Now

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Wind advisory in effect for most islands due to gusty conditions...

Forecasters said east to northeast winds of 20 to 30 mph, with gusts up to 50 mph are expected....

 2021-03-01 17:15 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

China says it aims to vaccinate 40% of population by June...

TAIPEI, Taiwan > > China is lagging in its coronavirus vaccination rollout because it has the disease largely under control, but plans to inoculate 40% of its population by June, Chinese health experts said Monday....

 2021-03-01 17:13 

Hawaii News Now

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329 candidates for 2021 Nobel Peace Prize...

The Oslo-based organization said that it was the third-highest number of candidates ever, adding the current record of 376 candidates was reached in 2016....

 2021-03-01 17:10 

Big Island Now

Lions Club of Kona Awarding Scholarships...

Lions Club will be awarding a total of six college scholarships to graduating seniors of Konawaena High School....

 2021-03-01 17:06 

Hawaii News Now

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Woman records armed confrontation outside window, shouts at man to put down gun...

Video out of Stamford, Connecticut, shows a dog walker holding a man in a hoodie at gunpoint, but police say the images are only part of the story....

 2021-03-01 17:00 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Los Angeles police probe fire, vandalism at Japanese Buddhist temple...

LOS ANGELES > > Authorities are investigating vandalism and fire at a Buddhist temple in the Little Tokyo section of downtown Los Angeles....

 2021-03-01 16:45 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Countries urge drug companies to share vaccine know-how...

PARIS > > In an industrial neighborhood on the outskirts of Bangladesh's largest city lies a factory with gleaming new equipment imported from Germany, its immaculate hallways lined with hermetically sealed rooms. It is operating at just a quarter of ...

 2021-03-01 16:29 

Hawaii News Now

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Senate Democrats consider changes to House virus relief bill with stimulus checks...

Senate Democrats were hoping to unveil their own version of the relief package as early as Wednesday....

 2021-03-01 16:18 

Hawaii News Now

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Brilliant meteor lights up skies over Canada, Montana...

The American Meteor Society said there were over 400 reports of sightings of the brilliant display and more than 100 videos of it....

 2021-03-01 16:17 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

40-year-old Ewa Beach man dies following moped crash...

A 40-year-old man has dead following a moped crash in Ewa Beach. According to Honolulu Police, the incident occurred just before 8 p.m. on Sunday at the intersection of Hanakahi St.and Hanaloa St....

 2021-03-01 16:14 

KHON

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Newsfeed Now: Third COVID vaccine begins US rollout; 7-year-old opens lemonade stand to fund brain surgery...

In this edition of Newsfeed Now, see the latest on the third coronavirus vaccine rolling out in the US and meet an Alabama girl selling lemonade to raise money for her own brain surgeries....

 2021-03-01 16:00 

Big Island Now

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for March 01, 2021...

Forecast for South Big Island and Big Island North and East HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR EAST FACING SHORES Shores Today Tuesday Surf Surf AM PM AM PM North Facing 3-5 2-4 2-4 2-4 East Facing 8-12 8-12 7-10 7-10 South Facing 3-5 3-5 3-5 2-4 TODAY Weather Mostly...

 2021-03-01 16:00 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Moped rider dies after Ewa Beach crash...

A 40-year-old moped rider has died after he hit the pavement when he attempted to avoid a vehicle that turned in front of him in Ewa Beach Sunday night....

 2021-03-01 15:58 

KHON

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Social Scene: Golden Globe Awards...

Award season is officially underway after Sunday night's Golden Globe Awards kicked off in Hollywood. Tina Fey and Amy Poehler were cracking jokes as they hosted the big show split-screen....

 2021-03-01 15:15 

KHON

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White House COVID-19 team briefs public as J&J vaccine doses shipped to states...

The White House coronavirus response team assembled by President Joe Biden will address the public Monday, as the rapid rollout of the nation's third approved COVID-19 vaccine gets underway....

 2021-03-01 15:10 

Hawaii News Now

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Nearly 4M doses of J&J virus vaccine on way to states...

The White House is encouraging Americans to take the first dose available to them, regardless of manufacturer....

 2021-03-01 15:04 

Hawaii News Now

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Hawaiian Airlines records top flight punctuality in US...

Hawaiian Airlines had the nation's top on-time performance last year with 87.5% of its flights arriving to their destinations on time, the U.S. Department of Transportation reported....

 2021-03-01 14:59 

Hawaii News Now

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Honolulu Salary Commission says no raises for top officials...

A group within the Honolulu Salary Commission has recommended that Mayor Rick Blangiardi, City Council members and other top officials receive no salary increases this year, a report said....

 2021-03-01 14:16 

Hawaii News Now

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US probing engine fires in nearly 1.9M Toyota RAV4 SUVs...

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration began investigating after getting 11 fire complaints involving the 2013 through 2018 model years....

 2021-03-01 14:13 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Olympic gymnast Hernandez enjoys solid return at Winter Cup...

The nerves were there. They were unavoidable, really. Yet rather than greet them with anxiety or fear as she did the last time she stood on the competition floor, Laurie Hernandez embraced them....

 2021-03-01 14:09 

Hawaii News Now

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AG sues Texas utility over customers' sky-high energy bills...

The lawsuit comes days after Texas' power grid manager effectively shut down Griddy by revoking its access to the state's electricity market....

 2021-03-01 13:57 

Hawaii News Now

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Police: Ohio boy killed, put in river; mother and her boyfriend charged...

James Robert Hutchinson was reported missing by his mother. Police said the mother and boyfriend later admitted killing the boy....

 2021-03-01 13:36 

Hawaii News Now

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Pope Benedict XVI defends resignation to 'fanatic' doubters...

Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI has marked the eighth anniversary of his historic resignation by insisting in an interview published Monday that he stepped down knowingly and that "there is only one pope" — Francis....

 2021-03-01 12:55 

Hawaii News Now

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Prince Philip transferred to another London hospital for infection treatment...

Buckingham Palace says Prince Philip has been transferred to another London hospital to continue treatment for an infection....

 2021-03-01 12:41 

Hawaii News Now

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North Carolina-based mystery writer Maron dies at 82...

Maron is best known for the Sigrid Harald series of books, which focused on a New York police lieutenant, and the Knott series, which was about a North Carolina judge....

 2021-03-01 12:26 

Hawaii News Now

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Report: US wasted billions on cars, buildings in Afghanistan...

The agency said it reviewed $7.8 billion spent since 2008 on buildings and vehicles. Only $343.2 million worth of buildings and vehicles "were maintained in good condition."...

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