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2015-06-30 15:30

Kona officers arrested half of the 16 motorist nabbed by Hawaii Island police for suspected driving under the influence of an intoxicant between June 22 and Sunday. Six of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. Two were under the age of 21.

State & Regional

2015-06-30 15:46

HONOLULU (AP) — The governor of Hawaii signed a bill on Tuesday ensuring that Native Hawaiians can practice an ancient tradition in which a corpse is cleansed by fire and the bones are held as sacred in a natural cloth before being buried or interred.

Local Sports

2015-06-30 08:46

Isaiah Kanno was the heaviest hitter and Elle Otani displayed the trustiest putter Saturday as 17 junior golfers advanced at a Drive, Putt & Chip Championship qualifier at Hualalai.

Obituaries

2015-06-30 00:05

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Opinion

2015-06-30 00:06

WASHINGTON — Sometimes history speeds up. Rarely in our nation’s 239 years of life has a single week brought such a surge of social change and such a sweeping set of challenges to past assumptions.

Nation & World

2015-06-30 15:44

WASHINGTON (AP) — They’re called managers, and they sometimes work grueling schedules at fast food chains and retail stores. But with no overtime eligibility, their pay may be lower per hour than many workers they supervise.