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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 […]

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Oracle co-founder’s Hawaiian island battles Covid-19

Lanai, the sixth-largest of the Hawaiian Islands and the smallest publicly accessible inhabited island in the chain, which is 98% owned by Larry Ellison, the founder of Oracle was largely shielded by Covid-19 for months, but a sudden spike has overcrowded its only hospital. Ellison’s two Four Seasons resorts, a luxury wellness resort which employs […]

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India school girls discover Earth-bound asteroid

Two school girls from India discovered an Earth-bound asteroid by poring through images from a University of Hawaii telescope, an Indian space education institute said on Monday. The asteroid is presently near Mars and its orbit is expected to cross that of Earth in about one million years’ time, said SPACE India, a private institute where the […]

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New York tourist arrested in Hawaii for posting beach pictures on Instagram

A tourist from New York was arrested in Hawaii after he posted beach pictures on Instagram when he was supposed to be in quarantine. The 23-year-old man was arrested for violating Hawaii’s mandatory 14-day quarantine rule and for “unsworn falsification to authority,” the Hawaii governor’s office said in a statement. He arrived in O’ahu on […]

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Hawaii is paying tourists to leave amid the coronavirus pandemic

Hawaii, amid the coronavirus pandemic, has begun paying its visitors to leave. Hawaii’s state agency that is dedicated to welcoming tourists to the state is temporarily helping those visitors leave. The Hawaii Tourism Authority has set aside $25,000 for the costs of sending tourists away if they refuse to abide by the state’s 14-day quarantine […]