Auwe! No ice sculpting demonstration following the Thursday afternoon street fair at Kukui Grove Center, as major cracks developed in the block of ice. Chef Wally Nishimura decided it would be too dangerous to proceed despite waiting for a period of time.
Egypt said Saturday its security forces have killed 40 militants in raids on their hideouts in the Sinai Peninsula and the Greater Cairo area, just hours after a roadside bomb targeted a tourist bus in the capital, killing three Vietnamese tourists and their Egyptian guide.
Flights were suspended at Hannover airport in central Germany on Saturday after a man drove a car through a gate and onto the apron where planes park and are loaded, authorities said.
Congo’s top archbishop on Saturday urged peace on the eve of the country’s long-delayed presidential election , saying differences of opinion are no reason to “light the country on fire.” Hours later, the leading candidates failed to agree on a guarantee for a peaceful vote.
A rescue helicopter crashed on Saturday near the world’s longest zipline, killing its entire crew in Ras al-Khaimah in the northeastern region of the United Arab Emirates.
Nearly 6 in 10 military veterans voted for Republican candidates in the November midterm elections, and a similar majority had positive views of President Donald Trump’s leadership. But women, the fastest growing demographic group in the military, are defying that vote trend.
No more timeouts, see off the year
Activists urging more states to ban gay conversion therapy for minors are expecting major gains in 2019, thanks to midterm election results and the buzz generated by two well-reviewed films.
Federal scientists have linked over a dozen dolphin deaths off Florida to a toxic algae bloom that has persisted in the Gulf of Mexico for over a year.
A man suspected of killing a California policeman was in the U.S. illegally and captured while planning to flee to his native Mexico, a sheriff said as he all but blamed the state’s sanctuary law for the officer’s death.
Ahi prices are still uncertain in Honolulu as demand rises leading up to New Year’s Eve.
Big Island police say two people were arrested after they were found squatting in a vacant home in a neighborhood hit by lava flows during the Kilauea volcano eruption.
KINSHASA, Congo — People in Congo have begun voting in a long-delayed presidential election that could bring the troubled country’s first peaceful, democratic transfer of power.
JERUSALEM — Two senior Israeli Cabinet ministers announced Saturday that they are forming a new party to run in April elections, hoping to present a hard-line alternative to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud Party.
LOS ANGELES — A computer virus hit newspaper printing plants in Los Angeles and at Tribune Publishing newspapers across the country.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump was firing Twitter barbs at Democrats this weekend as talks to end a weeklong partial government shutdown remained at a stalemate.
WAILUKU, Hawaii — Maui police officers were justified in the deadly shooting of a man who was wanted on an attempted murder warrant, an official said.