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Social media personality arrested with murder charges months after fatally stabbing boyfriend

Social media personality Courtney Clenney has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder with a deadly weapon, months after the death of her 27-year-old boyfriend Christian Obumseli. The 26-year-old, who goes under the name Courtney Tailor on Instagram, was arrested in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii, Wednesday after Miami-Dade County prosecutors issued a warrant for her arrest in […]

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US Navy to drain millions of gallons of water after Hawaii fuel leak

The US Navy has been granted a permit to discharge up to five million gallons of treated water a day from its Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage facility after that water was contaminated by a petroleum leak that sickened military families and children in Hawaii. Statements from the Hawaii Department of Health and the Navy […]

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Hawaii declares state of emergency over threat of ‘catastrophic flooding’

The Hawaiian Islands could experience “catastrophic flooding” from a storm system lasting until Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service in Honolulu. Nearly one foot of rain has already fallen in Kula on Maui over the last 24 hours, according to the National Weather Service (NWS) in Honolulu. Rainfall storm total amounts of 10 to […]

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Honolulu shut down its largest water source in Oahu after fuel leak near Pearl Harbor

Records show a history of fuel leaks plaguing Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in the past decade, with the most recent leak occurring 11 days before the Navy announced it had discovered contamination in the Red Hill well on Oahu. Honolulu’s Board of Water Supply (BWS) shut down the Halawa Shaft, Oahu’s largest water source, after […]

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10-year-old Black girl was arrested at school in Hawaii over drawing that upset a parent

The American Civil Liberties Union of Hawaii is demanding policy changes after a 10-year-old Black girl was arrested at school over a drawing linked to a dispute among children. In response to the incident, the ACLU sent a letter on Monday to the Honolulu Police Department, the state Department of Education and the state attorney […]

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Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano begins eruption in ‘full swing’, USGS elevates warning

Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano has erupted in “full swing”, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said, with local media reporting that the eruption posed no immediate danger to residents. Webcam footage of the Halemaumau crater at the volcano’s summit showed lava fountains covering the floor of the crater and billowing clouds of volcanic gas rising into […]

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Mistaken identity lands homeless man in Hawaii mental hospital for over two years

A homeless man in Hawaii who was wrongly arrested for a crime committed by someone else and locked up in a mental hospital for more than two years was released when officials realised their mistake, court documents showed. The Hawaii Innocence Project asked a judge to rescind the arrest and correct Joshua Spriestersbach’s records. The […]

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Boeing 737 cargo jet crashes into the sea off the coast of Hawaii after experiencing engine trouble

A Boeing 737 cargo jet with two people on board has drowned in the sea off the coast of Hawaii after experiencing engine trouble. The aircraft was en route from Honolulu to the island of Maui, but went down in the water soon after taking off from Daniel K Inouye International Airport. The Coast Guard […]

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Hawaii: Armed man found dead after 10-hour long Honolulu hotel siege

A standoff at a Hawaii hotel is over after an armed man barricaded inside killed himself following a 10-hour lockdown, Honolulu police said. Honolulu police said SWAT teams entered the room at the Kahala Hotel and Resort where the man was holed up at 3:30am Sunday and found him dead with self-inflicted wounds, local media […]

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Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano erupts after series of earthquakes jolt the area

Residents in Hawaii were asked to stay indoors after the Kilauea volcano erupted following a series of earthquakes. The eruption on the Big Island took place late Sunday night local time at the Halemaumau Crater, Hawaii county Civil Defense Agency (COH) said. The Kilauea Volcano observatory raised the alert level to warning, an advisory said. […]

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Shark attack KILLS 56-year-old surfer at ‘World Surf League’ in Hawaii

A surfer was attacked by a shark in Hawaii on Tuesday died prompting suspension a women’s professional surfing competition in Honolua Bay. The 56-year-old man from Lahaina, a city in West Maui, was paddling out from the old ramp in the bay when the incident occurred, according to a release by Hawaii Department of Land […]

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Covid-19 positive couple board flight to Hawaii knowing that they are infected

A couple from Hawaii was arrested after allegedly flying home knowing that they both had tested positive for Covid-19. Wesley Moribe and Courtney Peterson of Wailua traveled with a child on a United Airlines flight out of San Francisco to Lihue, Hawaii, on November 29. According to a preliminary report, the couple had been instructed […]