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Tulsi Gabbard tells CNN she is running for president

U.S. Rep Tulsi Gabbard told CNN today that she is running for president in 2020 and will make a formal announcement next week.

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City officials announced shortly after noon today that Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve is reopening after confirmation from the state that water sample testing results showed bacteria levels no longer exceed advisory levels.

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Hanauma Bay reopens after testing shows lower bacteria levels in water

City officials announced shortly after noon today that Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve is reopening after confirmation from the state that water sample testing results showed bacteria levels no longer exceed advisory levels.

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Saudi women, tired of restraints, find ways to flee

BEIRUT, Lebanon >> Whenever her father beat her, or bound her wrists and ankles to punish her for perceived disobedience, the Saudi teenager dreamed of escape, she said.

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Government shutdown: Urgent national crisis, or curiosity? Media coverage shows both

The government shutdown and partisan wrangling over a wall at the southern border have produced high political drama in Washington, where President Donald Trump has sought to portray the impasse as a national emergency.

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New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand hires new aides, signaling presidential run is imminent

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York has hired two senior communications aides for an expected presidential campaign, a sign that she is all but certain to join the race against President Donald Trump and that her entry may be imminent.

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Honolulu Museum of Art Director Sean O’Harrow departing next month

The Honolulu Museum of Art announced today that its director, Sean O’Harrow, will be leaving Feb. 8 after two years. Mark Burak, a long-standing trustee and chairman of the museum’s Finance Committee, will serve as interim director.

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Honolulu Museum of Art Director Sean O’Harrow will be leaving after two years at the helm to take over as executive director of the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art in Kansas City, Mo.

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DUI defendant’s breath test could’ve been thrown off by her coat chewing, lawyer says

BERWICK, Pa. >> An attorney for a Pennsylvania woman charged with drunken driving hinted his client’s coat-chewing could’ve thrown off the results of her breath test.

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Man doing doughnuts with children in car crashes into power pole

RIVERSIDE, Ohio >> Police say a man doing doughnuts in a car he had just bought struck a power pole in Ohio, sending him and his two children to the hospital.

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Honolulu Federal Credit Union, which was founded in 1936 by Hawaii-based federal employees, is offering a 0.5 percent interest rate on loans up to $5,000 for people furloughed by the partial federal government shutdown.

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Honolulu Federal Credit Union offering 0.5 percent loan to furloughed workers

Honolulu Federal Credit Union, which was founded in 1936 by Hawaii-based federal employees, is offering a 0.5 percent interest rate on loans up to $5,000 for people furloughed by the partial federal government shutdown.

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Mets, Jacob deGrom agree to $17 million, 1-year contract

NEW YORK >> NL Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom and the New York Mets agreed to a $17 million, one-year contract, a record raise for an arbitration-eligible player from his $7.4 million salary.

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DJ LeMahieu, Yankees agree to $24M, 2-year deal, source says

NEW YORK >> Gold Glove-winning free-agent second baseman DJ LeMahieu and the Yankees have agreed to a $24 million, two-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press, a deal that would appear to eliminate New York as a destination for Manny Machado.

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A 38-year-old man has died from injuries he sustained in a single-vehicle crash in Kahuku.

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Man, 38, dies after truck crashes in Kahuku

A 38-year-old man has died from injuries he sustained in a single-vehicle crash in Kahuku.

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‘Green Book’ writer apologizes for anti-Muslim Twitter post from 2015

Nick Vallelonga, one of the writers of the film “Green Book,” apologized Thursday for a 2015 Twitter post in which he agreed with then-candidate Donald Trump’s false claim about Muslims, that “thousands of people were cheering” on rooftops in Jersey City, New Jersey, after the Sept. 11,...

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911 audio shows shock and panic after comatose woman gave birth

PHOENIX >> Panicking staff members at a long-term care facility scrambled to save a baby born to an Arizona woman in a vegetative state amid their shock to learn she was pregnant, according to dramatic 911 audio released today.

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