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 2021-12-05 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Council considers legislative priorities: Lifeguards, fees, fines, Juneteenth top list...

Increasing several fees and fines, limiting lifeguard liability and adding Juneteenth to the list of 13 state holidays are among eight priorities Hawaii's four counties plan to present to the state Legislature....

 2021-12-05 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Letters: Roundabouts better for traffic, air quality; UH website didn't help Wahine fans; Red Hill, the 8th wonder of the world...

Roundabouts better for traffic, air quality...

 2021-12-05 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

No shortage of sanction options if Russia invades Ukraine...

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration has plenty of options to make good on its pledge to hit Russia financially if President Vladimir Putin invades Ukraine, from sanctions targeting Putin's associates to cutting Russia off from the financial sy...

 2021-12-05 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

CNN fires Chris Cuomo for helping brother deal with scandal...

NEW YORK — CNN fired anchor Chris Cuomo on Saturday less than a week after new information emerged about how he assisted his brother, former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, as the politician faced sexual harassment allegations earlier this year....

 2021-12-05 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Pearl Harbor survivor to get final wish when his ashes are interred within the USS Arizona...

Harvey Hollis Milhorn served 30 years in the Navy, including as a gunner's mate on the USS Arizona, his first of at least seven ships, as well as a year in Vietnam, and finally as an officer and ships superintendent at Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Virgin...

 2021-12-05 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Cartoon for December 5...

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

 2021-12-05 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

Biden, Putin set video call Tuesday as Ukraine tensions grow...

MOSCOW — Presidents Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin will speak in a video call Tuesday, the White House and Kremlin said, as tensions between the United States and Russia escalate over a Russian troop buildup on the Ukrainian border that's seen as ...

 2021-12-05 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Firecracker permit applications available...

Planning to make some noise on New Year's Eve? Then don't forget to get a firecracker permit from the Honolulu Fire Department....

 2021-12-05 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Police seek leads on 'dangerous' escapee...

Police are seeking the public's assistance to locate a 33-year-old escapee from Hale Nani Correctional Center they say "should be considered dangerous."...

 2021-12-05 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

BIIF Champions: Konawaena outlasts Hilo 13-12 in muddy D-I title game...

KEALAKEKUA The Wildcats knew it wasn't going to be pretty....

 2021-12-05 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Don't suspend the gas tax...

Some centrist Democrats in Congress are pushing for a suspension of the gasoline tax, on the federal and state levels, and it's not hard to see why: Many of them face tough odds for re-election next year, and rising fuel costs affect every one of thei...

 2021-12-05 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Kokua Line: Is it too late to write to Santa Claus?...

Question: Is that "letter to Santa" program for homeless children only? If not, is it too late to send a letter?...

 2021-12-05 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

Indonesia's volcano spews ash, gas; 1 dead, dozens hurt...

LUMAJANG, Indonesia — The highest volcano on Indonesia's most densely populated island of Java spewed thick columns of ash, searing gas and lava down its slopes in a sudden eruption triggered by heavy rains on Saturday. At least one villager die...

 2021-12-05 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

Council considers legislative priorities: Lifeguards, fees, fines, Juneteenth top list...

Increasing several fees and fines, limiting lifeguard liability and adding Juneteenth to the list of 13 state holidays are among eight priorities Hawaii's four counties plan to present to the state Legislature....

 2021-12-05 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

France to work with Saudis to resolve crisis with Lebanon...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — France's president and Saudi Arabia's crown prince held a joint phone call with Lebanon's prime minister during Emmanuel Macron's visit to the kingdom on Saturday, in a significant gesture amid an unprec...

 2021-12-05 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Isle musicians Kanekoa, Uncle Tadashi & Da Boyz and Chardonnay share unique styles with new singles...

"Don't Let Go"...

 2021-12-05 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

Ka Makani will face Kamehameha at home in final...

Jakob Honda can rest easy....

 2021-12-05 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Penobscots don't want ancestors' scalping to be whitewashed...

PORTLAND, Maine — Most Americans know about atrocities endured by Native Americans after the arrival of European settlers: wars, disease, stolen land. But they aren't always taught the extent of the indiscriminate killings....

 2021-12-05 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

K-Drama: Tempers flare as family conflict abounds on 'Father, I Will Take Care of You'...

This week's synopses...

 2021-12-05 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

US drugstores squeezed by vaccine demand, staff shortages...

A rush of vaccine-seeking customers and staff shortages are squeezing drugstores around the U.S., leading to frazzled workers and temporary pharmacy closures....

 2021-12-05 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Merkel: Virus death toll 'so bitter because it is avoidable'...

BERLIN (AP) — Outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday made what is likely her final appeal before leaving office next week for Germans to get vaccinated against COVID-19....

 2021-12-05 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Comedian Bill Maher, along with guests Nikki Glaser and Christopher "Kid" Reid, will welcome the new year in Hawaii...

Bill Maher had a lot to look forward to in 2020. It was a presidential election year, so he was hopeful that the voters would oust Donald Trump from the White House in November. The month after the election would bring his 10th annual two-stop trip throug...

 2021-12-05 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

Gotta have faith: Pastor establishes vocational center in Kona...

A Kona pastor has faith in today's youth, and is providing a path to discover careers in the trades by establishing a vocational center....

 2021-12-05 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

More omicron detected as hospitals strain under delta surge...

New York announced three more cases of the omicron variant of the coronavirus Saturday, bringing the number of state cases linked to the new variant to eight....

 2021-12-05 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Artist Taiji Terasaki presents immersive exhibition on Maui...

KAHULUI > > Honolulu artist Taiji Terasaki's immersive multimedia exhibition "RESET/RESHAPE," on display through Dec. 18 at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center's Schaefer International Gallery, was conceived amid the tumultuous and historic ev...

 2021-12-05 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

Waveriders represent...

Between the mist, the mud and the rain, visibility let alone footing wasn't the best, but it sure looked like it was Kealakehe's Levi Childers making the turn in a three-man race for first with about 100 yards to go....

 2021-12-05 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Meadow Gold seeks to expand processing plant...

Meadow Gold Dairies is seeking a large-scale expansion of its Hilo processing plant....

 2021-12-05 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Signs of Hawaiian Life December 5, 2021...

Did you spot a sign of Hawaiian life on your travels? To submit photos, check out our new, simple online submission form at staradvertiser.com/signs . You must fill out all required fields in order to be considered for publication. Photos must have a pers...

 2021-12-05 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

Former governors defend emergency proclamations...

Two of Hawaii's former governors defended the statutory power assigned to the state's chief executive to proclaim emergencies during public crises....

 2021-12-05 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

BIIF football: HPA overwhelms Ka'u 50-0 in BIIF D-II semifinals...

WAIMEA Jakob Honda can rest easy....

 2021-12-05 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Column: Biden has a dignified and proactive immigration platform that reverses xenophobic policy...

Imagine raising a family in a corrupt country, facing assault without justice, being separated from your family with no hope of reunification, living in abject poverty, fearing for your life daily. This is the reality for many outside America's border...

 2021-12-05 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

Bulls beat Nets 111-107 in matchup of East's top teams...

NEW YORK — Zach LaVine scored 31 points, DeMar DeRozan had 29 and the Chicago Bulls beat the Brooklyn Nets 111-107 on Saturday night....

 2021-12-05 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Former governors defend emergency proclamations...

Two of Hawaii's former governors defended the statutory power assigned to the state's chief executive to proclaim emergencies during public crises....

 2021-12-05 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Column: 'The Other Pearl Harbor' of data and seizure reverberates in today's surveillance capitalism...

Imperial Japanese warplanes that bombed Pearl Harbor and outlying airfields 80 years ago propelled the U.S. entry into a world war that touched every American family, including my five uncles and one aunt....

 2021-12-05 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

Omicron mutations signal vaccine evasion, similar symptoms...

As fears of another global surge of COVID-19 cases send jitters through global markets, spur a new round of travel bans and cause Americans to rethink their holiday plans, scientists studying the omicron variant are getting the first hints of what's i...

 2021-12-05 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Conservatives on Supreme Court look set to trash Roe v. Wade's viability line — but what would they replace it with?...

Not even the most strident defender of abortion rights would call the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision a model of elegant jurisprudence. But as six conservatives on the Supreme Court itch to strike it down — on the grounds that women's bodily autonomy ...

 2021-12-05 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Navy water sampling at Red Hill well detected petroleum contamination months ago...

Water samples taken by the Navy at its Red Hill drinking water well showed petroleum contamination in July, August and September, according to test results made publicly available by the state Department of Health last week. Some of the samples exceeded t...

 2021-12-05 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

More omicron detected as hospitals strain under delta surge...

New York announced three more cases of the omicron variant of the coronavirus Saturday, bringing the number of state cases linked to the new variant to eight....

 2021-12-05 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Several companies are betting they can bring electric urban air travel to the masses — perhaps within the next few years...

It is late afternoon in Manhattan and you have a flight to catch at Kennedy International Airport. Instead of sitting in rush-hour traffic for two hours, you take a short ride to a nearby parking garage where you board an electric aircraft that takes off ...

 2021-12-05 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

Broncos hope to keep AFC West jumbled against Chiefs...

The Broncos don't beat the Chiefs. Andy Reid almost never loses coming off a bye....

 2021-12-05 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Column: Historic info at Pearl Harbor memorial deserves accuracy...

The National Park Service (NPS), Department of the Interior, apparently doesn't remember the "Day of Infamy" at the Pearl Harbor National Memorial (PHNM) very well nor has any desire to improve that situation — despite having the assets,...

 2021-12-05 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

No. 4 Alabama beats No. 1 Georgia in SEC championship game...

ATLANTA — Bryce Young threw for three touchdowns and ran for another as fourth-ranked Alabama rolled over No. 1 Georgia 41-24 in the Southeastern Conference championship game Saturday, a result that likely sends both powerhouse programs to the four-...

 2021-12-05 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Former Hawaii football player Tumua Tuinei smashes it in comedy...

Two years ago, comedian Tumua Tuinei told the Honolulu Star-Advertiser that in 10 years, he hoped to be headlining a show at Blaisdell Concert Hall....

 2021-12-05 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Worst-case scenario puts Oahu aquifer at risk...

Honolulu would face some serious pain if the aging tanks that store some 187 million gallons of Navy jet and diesel fuel at Red Hill were to suffer a catastrophic leak....

 2021-12-05 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Good Neighbor Fund: Safety comes at a price for Kalihi family...

Moving from the Philippines to Hawaii to live with her new husband in 2018 turned out to be a big mistake for Helengrace Cabasal and her two boys....

 2021-12-05 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Point Loma tops Chaminade women's basketball team...

Dallas Martinez had 17 points, but it was not enough to lead the Chaminade women's basketball team past Point Loma on Saturday, as the Silverwords fell 77-60 at McCabe Gym....

 2021-12-05 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

80th Pearl Harbor Remembrance events include solemn ceremonies, live underwater dive...

The National Park Service and Navy Region Hawaii, with the support of Pacific Historic Parks, are hosting a series of events Sunday through Thursday as part of the 80th National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Commemoration to honor the 2,390 American lives ...

 2021-12-05 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Dave Reardon: These are bitterswet times for Hawaii football team...

If you don't believe this, you haven't been paying much attention to the University of Hawaii program, especially the events of the past week....

 2021-12-05 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Column: Trump moved U.S. in right direction by picking immigrants to aid U.S. security, economy...

"If we can save American lives, American jobs and American futures, ... we can [collectively] save America itself."...

 2021-12-05 09:06 

Hawaii News Now

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Woman kept mother's corpse in house for months, police say...

The mother's Social Security checks were still deposited into a bank account after she died, authorities say....

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