Police finish overdose probe: 14-year-old West Hawaii girl died after sniffing substance containing fentanyl
The Hawaii Police Department has confirmed its investigation into the fatal fentanyl overdose of a 14-year-old West Hawaii girl was routed to the county prosecutor’s office last month.
With Chairwoman Maile David term-limited, the nonpartisan County Council District 6 seat is up for grabs, and four candidates have set their sights on filling it.
NEW YORK — Democrats displayed a newfound sense of optimism about the election-year political climate Wednesday after voters in traditionally conservative Kansas overwhelmingly backed a measure protecting abortion rights.
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KLAMATH RIVER, Calif. — Firefighters have gotten their first hold on California’s deadliest and most destructive fire of the year and expected that the blaze would remain stalled through the weekend.
WASHINGTON — U.S. officials believe Russia is working to fabricate evidence concerning last week’s deadly strike on prison housing prisoners of war in a separatist region of eastern Ukraine.
SEOUL, South Korea — U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi met top South Korean political leaders on Thursday, a day after she concluded her high-profile visit to Taiwan by renewing Washington’s “ironclad” commitment to defending democracy on the self-governing island despite vehement protests from China.
WASHINGTON — U.S.-China relations are teetering on a precipice after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan.
ISTANBUL — The first grain ship to leave Ukraine and cross the Black Sea under a wartime deal passed inspection Wednesday in Istanbul and headed on to Lebanon. Ukraine said 17 other vessels were “loaded and waiting permission to leave,” but there was no word yet on when they could depart.
The Rotary Club of Kona Mauka will hear from Diana Bertsch, Ironman event director on Tuesday. The following Tuesday, Aug. 16, club members and guests will hear from ACLU Field Organizer Ansley Calandra. Meetings are held at Teshima’s Restaurant from noon to 1 p.m. For more information, contact club president Sam Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org
Friendly Place lease renewed: Council approves homeless shelter lease after receiving more information
After being provided the data they requested, County Council members Wednesday were feeling a little more friendly toward the Friendly Place homeless shelter and approved extending its $10-a-year no-bid lease for up to four more years.
‘A shining example’: Miloli‘i becomes state’s second official Community-Based Subsistence Fishing Area
Miloli‘i became the state’s second official Community-Based Subsistence Fishing Area Tuesday when Gov. David Ige signed off on administrative rules decades in the making.
The University of Hawaii’s Maunakea Management Board has approved plans for the installation of a new educational telescope at Halepohaku.
A search warrant executed on a shoulder bag carried by a woman accused of a violent shoplifting incident Monday morning at Malama Market in Pahoa turned up a black pellet pistol with a CO2 cartridge that resembled a real semi-automatic pistol, according to court documents filed by police.