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Tropical storm warning for Guam as typhoon nears

Feb. 22, 2019 5:29 PM EST

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — A typhoon was expected to pass south of Guam, but residents were still preparing for the possibility of changes in the storm's trajectory and destructive winds. The Pacific U.S. territory remained under a tropical storm warning Saturday with Typhoon Wutip 210 miles (338 kilometers)...

Sow scores 18 to lead UC Santa Barbara past Hawaii 79-61

Feb. 22, 2019 2:05 AM EST

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Amadou Sow had 18 points and eight rebounds as UC Santa Barbara beat Hawaii 79-61 on Thursday night. Ar'mond Davis had 14 points and seven rebounds for UC Santa Barbara (18-8, 7-5 Big West Conference). Devearl Ramsey added 11 points. JaQuori McLaughlin had 11 points and eight...

Pacific typhoon expected to lash Guam with gusty wind, rain

Feb. 21, 2019 2:39 PM EST

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — A growing typhoon in the Pacific is heading toward the Mariana Islands and could lash Guam with strong winds, rain and surf this weekend. The U.S. National Weather Service in Guam reports Typhoon Wutip was packing 100 mph (161 kph) winds and will continue to intensify through Saturday....

Landslide on Oahu covers highway, seriously injuring a woman

Feb. 19, 2019 9:09 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii transportation officials were assessing an unstable slope above a busy highway on Oahu Tuesday after a landslide on the roadway sent three people to the hospital. The Pali Highway, which connects Honolulu and the east side of the island over a steep mountain range, was completely...

Not guilty plea in crash that killed 3 Honolulu pedestrians

Feb. 19, 2019 4:18 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — A suspected drunken driver police say plowed into a crowded Honolulu intersection and killed three pedestrians is pleading not guilty to manslaughter. Alins Sumang was arraigned in court Tuesday via video from jail, where he's being held on $1 million bail. Trial is scheduled for April....

Purchase hits 5 3s, scores 23; Hawaii beats UC Riverside

Feb. 17, 2019 3:37 AM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Jack Purchase scored 23 points and hit five of Hawaii's 13 3-pointers and the Rainbow Warriors never trailed in their 87-64 win over UC Riverside on Saturday night. Purchase, who shot 8 of 12 from the field, came in tied with Zane Johnson atop the program's career list for made 3s with 180....

Buggs scores 17 to carry Hawaii over Cal Poly 75-54

Feb. 15, 2019 2:23 AM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Drew Buggs registered 17 points and eight assists as Hawaii rolled past Cal Poly 75-54 on Thursday night. Dawson Carper had 15 points for Hawaii (15-9, 6-4 Big West Conference). Zigmars Raimo added 10 points. Jack Purchase had eight rebounds for the hosts. Cal Poly totaled 19 first-half...

Hawaii mountain gets share of 'extreme winter conditions'

Feb. 12, 2019 10:25 PM EST

HALEAKALA NATIONAL PARK, Hawaii (AP) — There's snow in Hawaii, on the highest peak of the island of Maui. But visitors will have to enjoy it from down below. The summit area of Haleakala National Park is closed because of "extreme winter conditions." Park officials said Tuesday that snow, ice, fallen trees...

Ex-prosecutor, brother hit with drug charges in Hawaii

Feb. 12, 2019 8:44 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — A federal grand jury indictment unsealed Tuesday accuses a former Honolulu city prosecutor of dealing opioids with her physician brother and using her position to cover up their crimes. Katherine Kealoha, the wife of now-retired Honolulu police chief Louis Kealoha, steered law enforcement...

The Latest: Prosecutor's lawyer confirms target letter

Feb. 12, 2019 8:40 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on a corruption investigation involving former Honolulu deputy prosecutor Katherine Kealoha (all times local): 3:15 p.m. A lawyer representing Honolulu's prosecuting attorney confirms he received a letter saying he is a target linked to a growing corruption investigation that has...