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In this Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, photo, Teiya Enriquez Sandoval, center, and her sister Jazzy Enriquez, right, the daughters of Honolulu Police Officer Tiffany Enriquez, hug family friend Tristel Tynanaes during a candlelight vigil in remembrance of Tiffany Enriquez in Honolulu. A handyman's landlord had recently started an eviction process before he stabbed a woman Sunday and fatally shot two Honolulu officers, including Enriquez. (Bruce Asato/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP)

Hawaii eyes closing gun loopholes, bolstering mental health

Jan. 22, 2020 8:25 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii already has some of the nation's strictest gun laws, but the fatal shooting of two Honolulu police officers by a man his lawyer and neighbors believe had psychiatric problems has added new urgency to efforts to close gun control loopholes and bolster mental health care treatment. ...

FILE - In this Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016, file photo, then-Arizona State head coach Todd Graham coaches on the sidelines against Oregon in an NCAA college football game, in Eugene, Ore. Hawaii hired former Arizona State coach Todd Graham on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, to lead their football program. (AP Photo/Thomas Boyd, File)

Hawaii hired former Arizona St coach Graham to lead program

Jan. 22, 2020 12:04 AM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii hired former Arizona State coach Todd Graham on Tuesday to lead the Rainbow Warriors. Graham replaces Nick Rolovich, who left Hawaii after four seasons to become Washington State head coach. The Warriors are coming off a 10-5 season in which they appeared in the Mountain West...

Honolulu police carry an injured officer after a shooting and domestic incident at a residence on Hibiscus Road near Diamond Head on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Honolulu. Witnesses say at least two Honolulu police officers were shot and two civilians were injured. (Jamm Aquino/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP)

Suspect in Hawaii officers' deaths described as unhinged

Jan. 20, 2020 8:47 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii handyman with a history of run-ins with police and neighbors faced eviction when he stabbed a woman and killed two officers before the house he and two women were believed to be inside burned, authorities and neighbors said. Police responding Sunday to a call for help at the...

This undated photo provided by the Honolulu Police Department shows Officers Tiffany Enriquez, left, and Kaulike Kalama. Enriquez and Kalama were killed Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, while responding to a call. (Courtesy of Honolulu Police Department via AP)

Homes burn after shooter kills 2 Honolulu officers

Jan. 20, 2020 12:31 AM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — A man shot and killed two police officers Sunday as they responded to a home in a leafy neighborhood beneath the rim of a famed volcanic crater near Waikiki Beach, authorities said. The officers were responding to a call from a woman who said she needed help and found her with a stab wound...

Authorities: Two females, suspect unaccounted for after two officers killed in Hawaii.

Jan. 19, 2020 10:21 PM EST
HONOLULU (AP) — Authorities: Two females, suspect unaccounted for after two officers killed in Hawaii.

Hawaii Governor David Ige: 2 police officers killed in Honolulu shooting

Jan. 19, 2020 5:45 PM EST
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii Governor David Ige: 2 police officers killed in Honolulu shooting.

Honolulu city council member says at least 1 officer dead in shooting

Jan. 19, 2020 5:27 PM EST
HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu city council member says at least 1 officer dead in shooting.

Buggs, Hawaii beat UC Santa Barbara 70-63

Jan. 19, 2020 3:18 AM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Drew Buggs scored 12 points and tied his career high with 12 assists, Zigmars Raimo and Justin Webster combined to score 16 of their 21 points in the second half, and Hawaii beat UC Santa Barbara 70-63 on Saturday night. Webster finished with 11 points, eight in the second half, and Raimo...

Jimenez beats senior newcomer Els in playoff at Hualalai

Jan. 18, 2020 11:41 PM EST

KA'UPULEHI-KONA, Hawaii (AP) — Miguel Angel Jimenez made a 12-foot birdie putt on the second hole of a playoff Saturday with senior newcomer Ernie Els to win the PGA Tour Champions' season-opening Mitsubishi Electric Championship. Fred Couples dropped out on the first extra trip down the par-4 18th at...

Austin leads Langer at windy Hualalai; Els makes big move

Jan. 17, 2020 10:40 PM EST

KA'UPULEHI-KONA, Hawaii (AP) — Woody Austin scrambled for birdie on the par-4 18th Friday to take the lead into the final round of the PGA Tour Champions' season-opening Mitsubishi Electric Championship, while Ernie Els had the best round of the day to get into contention in his senior debut. After the...