U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, urged the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Small Business Administration to be ready to swiftly approve any request from the state of Hawaii for a disaster declaration for communities affected by flooding on Kauai and Oahu.
Kauai youth ages 7 to 13 won 24 gold medals in Brazilian jiu-jitsu at the NAGA Pacific Championship in April. They also recently won first at the Pan American Hawaii state tournament.
Kauai police arrested a 33-year-old male of Kilauea on Thursday after he allegedly extorted money from flood victims during the relief efforts on the North Shore of Kauai.
Thousands of marijuana enthusiasts simultaneously exhaled a giant cloud of smoke that rose above San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park precisely at 4:20 p.m. Friday, the annual April 20 high holiday.
The Justice Department has opened an antitrust investigation into whether AT&T, Verizon and a standards-setting group worked together to stop consumers from easily switching wireless carriers.
The U.S. Centers for Disease expanded its warning Friday surrounding a multistate E. coli outbreak tied to tainted romaine lettuce from Arizona, which has now sickened more than 50 people.
North Korea said Saturday it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests and plans to close its nuclear test site.
St. Louis prosecutors on Friday charged Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens with a felony for using a charity donor list for his 2016 political campaign, adding to the first-term governor’s legal woes.
The FBI has announced a new reward of $1 million for information leading to the safe location, recovery, and return of Austin Tice, an American freelance journalist who disappeared in Syria in 2012.