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2016-08-23 20:30

HONOLULU — Federal regulators are proposing to ban swimming with dolphins in Hawaii, a move that could imperil one of the Aloha State’s most popular tourist activities and the industry that has sprung up around it.

Arts & Entertainment

2016-08-19 10:18

Sixteen-year-old Kukahi Lee released his debut album “Kukahi” this summer. The native Hawaiian singer-songwriter from Waimea fuses punk, blues and folk, with rock and rap music, then throws in some Hawaiian slack key guitar with a dash of funk and flamenco to create his own original sound.

Local Sports

2016-08-24 00:05

TOKYO — The countdown to the 2020 Olympics began Wednesday with the arrival of the Olympic flag in Tokyo from Rio de Janeiro. The contrast between the two host cities couldn’t be starker. Instead of samba in the streets, there will be robots and self-driving cars. Five things to know about the next Summer Games:

Obituaries

2016-08-23 16:12

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Nation & World

2016-08-24 00:05

WASHINGTON — Traffic fatalities were up 9 percent in the first six months of this year compared with the same period last year, continuing a surge in deaths that began two years ago as the economy improved and travel picked up, according to preliminary estimates released Tuesday by the National Safety Council.