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 2021-02-24 12:40 

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US to seek seat on UN human rights body after Trump pullout...

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Wednesday the United States will vie for a seat at the U.N.'s human rights body, which would cement a U.S. return to a Geneva-based body that was shunned by the Trump administration....

 2021-02-24 12:33 

Hawaii News Now

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Judge bans enforcement of Biden's 100-day deportation pause...

A federal judge late Tuesday indefinitely banned President Joe Biden's administration from enforcing a 100-day moratorium on most deportations....

 2021-02-24 12:02 

Hawaii News Now

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Dogs shocked by stray electrical current in downtown St. Louis...

The same issue was reported by downtown pet owners exactly two years ago, just one block away....

 2021-02-24 11:09 

Hawaii News Now

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Biden to order a review of US supply chains for vital goods...

The order being signed Wednesday will include sectoral reviews to be completed within one year for defense, public health and biological preparedness, information communications technology, energy, transportation and food production....

 2021-02-24 11:02 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Italy presses U.N. for answers on envoy's slaying in Congo...

ROME > > Italy on Wednesday pressed the United Nations for answers about the attack on a U.N. food aid convoy in Congo that left a young ambassador and his paramilitary police bodyguard dead....

 2021-02-24 10:56 

Hawaii News Now

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Tiger Woods faces hard recovery from serious injuries in car crash...

Authorities say Woods suffered "significant"; injuries all down his right leg when his SUV crashed into a median and rolled over several times on a steep road in Los Angeles....

 2021-02-24 10:38 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Former Syrian secret policeman convicted of aiding torture...

BERLIN > > A former member of Syrian President Bashar Assad's secret police was convicted Wednesday by a German court of facilitating the torture of prisoners in a landmark ruling that human rights activists hope will set a precedent for other cases....

 2021-02-24 10:30 

Hawaii News Now

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USPS reveals new, greener mail truck for use starting in 2023...

The new vehicles will have more room for packages, and will be updated with modern safety and driveability standards like cameras, airbags and collision avoidance systems....

 2021-02-24 10:27 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Tiger Woods faces hard recovery from serious injuries in car crash...

LOS ANGELES > > In a career filled with remarkable comebacks, Tiger Woods faces his toughest recovery of all....

 2021-02-24 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Scoreboard...

Calendar TODAY BASKETBALL PacWest men: Hawaii Pacific at Hawaii Hilo, 5:30 p.m., at UHH gym. PacWest women: Hawaii Pacific at Hawaii Hilo, 2:30 p.m., at UHH gym. GOLF College men: Chaminade Dual #3, all day, Read More...

 2021-02-24 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Television and radio — Feb. 24, 2021...
 2021-02-24 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

Lawmakers debate lowering DUI threshold...

A bill in the state Senate to lower the blood-alcohol limit for impaired driving has cleared one committee and will be heard by its second committee Thursday....

 2021-02-24 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

Island Life: Bright Bulbs...

Bulbs in the setting sun, seen Monday in Kona. (Bob Viggers/Community contributor)...

 2021-02-24 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Your Views for February 24...

Thanks, HTH...

 2021-02-24 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Water Department plans 1% budget decrease...

The county water department plans to trim $459,400 to create its $54.9 million operating budget for the new fiscal year that begins July 1....

 2021-02-24 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

States rush to catch up on delayed vaccines, expand access...

HOUSTON — A giant vaccination center is opening in Houston to administer 126,000 coronavirus doses in the next three weeks. Nevada health officials are working overtime to distribute delayed shots. And Rhode Island is rescheduling appointments after...

 2021-02-24 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Soldiers spruce up Makaeo...

Alarge anchialine pond is once again visible, attracting dragonflies and other pollinators to the bounty of fauna at Makaeo Walking and Jogging Path in Kailua-Kona....

 2021-02-24 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Last call for booze tax bill: Legislation on beverages nearly dead for the session...

One tax on beverages in the state Legislature is dead, while another is on death's door....

 2021-02-24 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

Commentary: Are we, as people, better or worse for COVID-19?...

When I deliver lectures on pandemic ethics over Zoom — part of my job as a bioethicist — one of the questions I am asked with increasing frequency is whether I believe there will be any silver linings to COVID-19. I usually respond with dark h...

 2021-02-24 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Rush in the arena...

Rush Limbaugh, who died Wednesday at 70, was, to liberals, leftists and maybe to a good number of people in the political center, an agitator and showman at best, and, at worst, a lout, a loudmouth and a demagogue....

 2021-02-24 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

States rush to catch up on delayed vaccines, expand access...

HOUSTON — A giant vaccination center is opening in Houston to administer 126,000 coronavirus doses in the next three weeks. Nevada health officials are working overtime to distribute delayed shots. And Rhode Island is rescheduling appointments after...

 2021-02-24 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

Legislation on beverages nearly dead for the session...

At the Legislature, one tax on beverages is dead, while another is on death's door....

 2021-02-24 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Woman sentenced to probation in child death case...

A former Kona resident was sentenced to probation Monday after making a plea deal with prosecutors in the 2018 murder of a 6-year-old boy in Kailua-Kona....

 2021-02-24 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

Hometown Hereos: Frontline workers in West Hawaii thanked on Valentine's Day...

Full Life Hawaii participants, Kona staff members and a few Special Olympics Hawaii athletes recently "spear-hearted" a Valentine's Day card and candy distribution to frontline workers in West Hawaii....

 2021-02-24 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

State briefs for February 24...

Committee passes automatic voter registration...

 2021-02-24 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

Tiger Woods seriously injured in crash on steep LA-area road...

LOS ANGELES — Tiger Woods was in the driver's seat of a mangled SUV that rolled and ended up on its side down a steep roadway in the Los Angeles suburbs Tuesday morning, seatbelt still fastened, both legs seriously injured....

 2021-02-24 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Man charged with felony domestic abuse...

A Hilo man was arrested and charged Monday with felony domestic abuse after allegedly striking and strangling a woman....

 2021-02-24 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

'Good to be back': If only for a few nights, hoop dreams return for HPA, Kamehameha...

KEAAU — It was supposed to be a BIIF basketball season of medal collecting for Kamehameha and Hawaii Prep, but the coronavirus pandemic deleted thoughts of a title repeat for the Division I Warriors and a three-peat for the Division II Ka Makani....

 2021-02-24 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Mars rover's giant parachute carried secret message...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The huge parachute used by NASA's Perseverance rover to land on Mars contained a secret message, thanks to a puzzle lover on the spacecraft team....

 2021-02-24 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

University of Hawaii men's volleyball senior Rado Parapunov earns national honor...

On Tuesday morning, the Hawaii men's volleyball team made the 77-mile drive on California's I-5 from Irvine to La Jolla....

 2021-02-24 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

NBA capsules: Cavaliers edge Hawks 112-111 to end 10-game losing streak...

CLEVELAND — Lamar Stevens drove for an easy dunk with 4.1 seconds left and Atlanta failed to get off a final shot as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Hawks 112-111 on Tuesday night to end their 10-game losing streak — the NBA's longest thi...

 2021-02-24 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Push to legalize 'magic mushrooms' dies...

A bill that would decriminalize psychedelic mushrooms and require state health officials to develop treatment centers where people can consume their active ingredients in a controlled environment was shelved by state lawmakers Tuesday. But the push to dec...

 2021-02-24 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

Top 25 capsules: No. 2 Baylor shakes off rust, outlasts Iowa State 77-72...

WACO, Texas — Adam Flagler scored a season-high 22 points, Jared Butler had 15 of his 18 points after halftime and No. 2 Baylor finally overcame the rust of a three-week break and Iowa State for a 77-72 victory Tuesday night, making the Bears 18-0 f...

 2021-02-24 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Drug executives: Big jump in vaccine supply is coming soon...

WASHINGTON — COVID-19 vaccine makers told Congress on Tuesday to expect a big jump in the delivery of doses over the coming month, and the companies insist they will be able to provide enough for most Americans to get inoculated by summer....

 2021-02-24 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

In Brief: February 24, 2021...

Fingerpointing and blame during first Congress hearing on Capitol riot...

 2021-02-24 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Et tu, Ted? Why deregulation failed...

Nobody is ever fully prepared for natural disaster. When hurricanes, blizzards or tsunamis strike they always reveal weaknesses — failure to plan, failure to invest in precautions....

 2021-02-24 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

Water Department plans 1% budget decrease: Rate hike, lower water use figure into $54.9M plan...

The county water department plans to trim $459,400 to create its $54.9 million operating budget for the new fiscal year that begins July 1....

 2021-02-24 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Letters: Help small family farms thrive, with tax relief; Don't relax protocols; keep safe from COVID; Same rules for public, private school teams...

We provide here a few nuances that need consideration along with a recent editorial: The family farm kuleana is an important island cultural tradition ( "The struggle to grow farms," Star- Advertiser, Our View, Feb. 20 )....

 2021-02-24 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Police ID body found in shallow Puna grave...

Big Island police on Tuesday identified a homicide victim who was found buried in a shallow grave in a Puna subdivision last month....

 2021-02-24 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Hawaii baseball program leaves 3 behind for season-opening road trip...

The University of Hawaii baseball team will be without three players for its season-opening road series against Arizona State this weekend....

 2021-02-24 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

HPD rolling out final body-worn cameras which have already been misused...

After about 2-1/2 years the Honolulu Police Department is finishing rolling out the last of its body-worn cameras to police officers — and officers already have been misusing them....

 2021-02-24 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Honolulu police arrest suspect in fatal stabbing of man, 23, in Hawaii Kai...

Police arrested a male suspect just before 12:50 p.m. Tuesday to end a massive manhunt in East Oahu following the fatal stabbing of a 23-year-old man in Hawaii Kai during the morning....

 2021-02-24 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

Hotel occupancy remains down amid pandemic...

Big Island hotel occupancy rates in January were far below those from last year, as could be expected amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic....

 2021-02-24 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

Editorial: Australia is trying to save local journalism from Facebook. Will the US be next?...

The internet has been an enormous blessing to many industries. The newspaper business is not one of them....

 2021-02-24 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Sites ID'd for Pahoa library...

A draft environmental assessment published Tuesday has identified three possible sites for a new, and long-discussed, library in Pahoa....

 2021-02-24 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Legislator charged with operating vehicle under the influence...

A 52-year-old state legislator, who was allegedly driving in the wrong direction on a one-way street, attributes her impaired driving Monday night to a combination of prescription cough medication and a beer....

 2021-02-24 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi announces Oahu's move to Tier 3 of reopening metrics...

Oahu residents will be able to have larger gatherings starting Thursday after Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi announced Tuesday the island will move to Tier 3 of its reopening strategy, and Gov. David Ige approved the step....

 2021-02-24 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Column: Expansion benefits local beef ranchers...

Capitalization has always been, and will continue to be, a challenge for agriculture and sustainability in Hawaii. However, there is great opportunity with the recent purchase of the state's meat packing facilities by Hawaii Sustainable Beef Enterpris...

 2021-02-24 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

First Hawaiian to reopen Kaimuki branch...

First Hawaiian Bank said it will reopen Monday the Kaimuki branch that was temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2021-02-24 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Kokua Line: Rally today over 'broken' unemployment system to demand in-person service, timely benefits...

Question: Is the unemployment office ever going to reopen? I have what I am sure would be a simple problem to fix, if only I could get through. I have called so many times. Email is no better. I'm "pending" week after week — no pay! I wa...

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