Preliminary hearing set in ‘End of the World’ murder

A 27 year-old Captain Cook man made his initial appearance Friday in Kona District Court on charges of second-degree murder and first-degree arson in connection with the May 25 shooting death of a 46-year-old Kailua-Kona man.

New Zealand apologizes for 1970s raids on Pacific people

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Aupito William Sio recalled the terrifying day during his childhood when police officers holding German shepherd dogs turned up at his family home before dawn and shined flashlights into their faces while his father stood there helpless.

Israel strikes Gaza after Hamas fires incendiary balloons

JERUSALEM — Israel launched airstrikes on the Gaza Strip late Thursday for a second time since a shaky cease-fire ended last month’s 11-day war. The strikes came after activists mobilized by Gaza’s militant Hamas rulers launched incendiary balloons into Israel for a third straight day.

What to stream: ‘Drag Race’ world tour and other Pride Month picks

June is Pride Month, a celebration of the LGBTQ+ community, and remembrance of the fight for civil rights that started back at the Stonewall Inn on a June night in 1969 and continues to this day. While Pride is often about celebrating with community, there’s no reason why it can’t reflect in your streaming movie and TV choices as well, so here are a few suggestions for streaming options timed to Pride.