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Puna man charged after threatening police officers

Big Island police have charged a 40-year-old Puna man with terroristic threatening for pointing what looked like a rifle at two police officers Tuesday morning while they were investigating a domestic dispute between the man and his adult son. …
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New UH study tracks the migration of female tiger sharks

Marine biologists have known for years that tiger sharks give birth in Hawaiian waters during late summer and fall months. Groundbreaking research tracking the movement of female tiger sharks from the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands to Hawaii is providing new information.…
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Police seek suspect in Moiliili sex assault

Some Moiliili residents are on edge after a brazen sex assault early Thursday morning. It happened inside the woman's apartment. She was asleep when the attacker snuck inside her home.…
FILE - In this June 18, 2013, file photo, U.S. Marines monitor Eager Lion multinational military maneuvers in Quweira, 186 miles south of Amman, Jordan. The Obama administration is considering a plan to use U.S. military trainers to help increase the capabilities of the Syrian rebels, in a move that would greatly expand the current CIA training being done quietly in Jordan, U.S. officials told The Associated Press on Thursday, Sept, 5, 2013. The Pentagon already has at least 1,000 troops in Jordan, including trainers working with Jordanian forces. The U.S. left about a dozen fighter jets and a Patriot missile battery there after a recent training exercise. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo, File)

US officials: US considers training Syria rebels

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is considering a plan to use U.S. military trainers to help increase the capabilities of the Syrian rebels, in a move that wo...…
This photo provided by The Guardian Newspaper in London shows Edward Snowden, who worked as a contract employee at the National Security Agency, on Sunday, June 9, 2013, in Hong Kong. The National Security Agency, working with the British government, has secretly been unraveling encryption technology that billions of Internet users rely upon to keep their electronic messages and confidential data safe from prying eyes, according to published reports Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013, based on internal U.S. government documents.(AP Photo/The Guardian, Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras)

Govt to declassify some secret court opinions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is declassifying portions of some secret court orders concerning the government’s authority to seize records under...…
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City to discontinue pay-by-phone parking meters

The Department of Transportation Services announced that the phone payment feature on the city's new smart parking meters in the Civic Center area, downtown, and Chinatown will be suspended as of Sept. 15.…
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Rusty light pole snaps on H-1 Freeway

It was a close call along the H-1 Freeway. A light pole, clearly rusted at its base, fell onto the freeway, just missing the cars passing by.…
FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2012, file photo, Chobani Greek Yogurt is seen at the Chobani plant in South Edmeston, N.Y. Chobani says it's issuing a recall of some of its Greek yogurt cups that were affected by mold, according to the company, Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013. The recall comes after some customers reported claims of illnesses. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)

Chobani recalls some Greek yogurt cups

NEW YORK (AP) — Chobani says it’s recalling some of its Greek yogurt cups that were affected by mold, a move prompted by reports of illnesses by some customers. Th...…
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1,900 gallons of sewage spills in Kihei

A mechanical failure at a Maui pump station caused approximately 1,900 gallons of sewage to spill in Kihei, according to the County of Maui's Department of Management.…
FILE - This May 14, 2012 file photo shows a Massachusetts Environmental Agency enforcement officer talking to members of the crew on the fishing vessel Green Acres in New Bedford, Mass. Federal efforts to rebuild depleted fish populations have largely been successful, but pressure to overfish some species remains high and some fish stocks have not rebounded as quickly as projected, a new report says The report comes from the National Research Council, an arm of the National Academies of Science. It says 43 percent of fish stocks identified as being overfished were rebuilt or showed good progress toward rebuilding within 10 years. Another 31 percent were on track to rebuild if sharply reduced fishing levels remain in place. But the report also says 26 percent of overfished stocks continue to be overfished. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, File)

Report: Catch limits boost depleted fish stocks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal efforts to rebuild depleted fish populations have largely been successful, but pressure to overfish some species remains high, and some fi...…
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AAA Hawaii: Gas prices mostly dip in the past week

Despite gasoline prices increasing in most other states, Hawaii's average price for regular gasoline dipped slightly compared to a week ago, according to the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch. …
In this Friday, Aug. 30, 2013 photo provided by the U.S. Forest Service, a member of the Bureau of Land Management Silver State Hotshot crew from Elko, Nevada, walks through a burn operation on the southern flank of the Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park in Calif. The wildfire burning in and around Yosemite National Park has become the fourth-largest conflagration in California history. (AP Photo/U.S. Forest Service, Mike McMillan)

USFS: Hunter caused huge wildfire near Yosemite

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — A gigantic wildfire in and around Yosemite National Park was caused by an illegal fire set by a hunter, the U.S. Forest Service sai...…