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Report: 'Mistaken input' caused Hawaii missile defense test failure.

A sailor's computer input error on the Pearl Harbor-based destroyer USS John Paul Jones apparently caused an $80 million missile defense test failure off the coast of Kauai on June 21, according to DefenseNews.com.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Study devises best way to deal with jellyfish stings.

A new study by scientists in Galway and Hawaii has devised the best way of treating stings from the lion's mane jellyfish.

- RTE - IE

To Mars via Hawaii.

Researchers living near the active Hawaiian Volcano Mauna Loa are simulating what it's like to "live" on Mars.

- BBC - UK

New shark species glows in the dark, weighs two pounds and has a huge nose.

Like finding a needle in a haystack, a team of scientists has discovered a new species of shark measuring less than a foot long and weighing under 2 pounds full-grown. This miniature, "glow-in-the-dark" shark is a member of the Lanternshark family , which was serendipitously found 1,000 feet below the Pacific Ocean off the ...

- PhysOrg - NL

London couple headed for dream Hawaii honeymoon sent back home as 'groom is Muslim'.

Natasha Politakis and Ali Gul alleged that they were treated like criminals at Los Angeles airport and detained for 26 hours.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

9 fun things in Honolulu: Food writer finds old favorites and new.

This city isn't most travellers' postcard vision of Hawaiian paradise, with waves lapping at a tranquil beach and a bungalow surrounded by lush foliage in the background.

- Stuff - NZ

HPD raids suspected game room near Keeaumoku Street.

Dozens of Honolulu Police Vice and Crime Reduction Unit officers converged on a suspected game room off of Keeaumoku Street and Liona Street about 7 p.m. Tuesday.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Hawaii developer offers leased Mercedes-Benz to buyers, with a catch.

A developer in Honolulu recently began offering consumers a Mercedes-Benz on a three-year lease if they buy a unit in one of three towers.

- Hawaii News Now - US

OHA trustee files ethics disclosure, princess's money helping pay for legal fees.

An office of Hawaiian Affairs trustee reports money from a Hawaiian princess is helping pay legal fees.

- Hawaii News Now - US

When Will S.Koreans Wake up to the N.Korean Nuclear Threat?.

The U.S. state of Hawaii has decided to resume evacuation drills every month starting in November in case of a North Korean missile attack. The drills are based on the assumption that a 15 kt nuclear weapon detonates 300 m above Honolulu. They could put a dampener on the state's crucial tourism reve...

- The Chosun Ilbo - KR

Hawaiian Airlines opens coastal flights to neighbor islands.

Hawaiian Airlines has announced it will add three new daily routes between the neighbor islands and the West Coast in early 2018.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Cracks indicate collapse could be coming at Kamokuna

Days before the one year anniversary of lava reaching the ocean at Kamokuna rangers at Hawaii Volcano National Park are warning visitors to stay out of closed areas.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Hawaii developer offers leased Mercedes-Benz to buyers

a developer in Honolulu recently began offering consumers a Mercedes-Benz on a three-year lease if they buy a unit in one of three towers.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Some 400 predator traps aim to restore endangered Hawaiian seabirds on Kauai

There are nearly 400 predator traps scattered throughout Kauai's Hono O Na Pali Natural Area Reserve.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Comic Con Honolulu to feature Betty Boop, 'Flash' actress and local artists

Worlds will merge again at Comic Con Honolulu on Friday bringing celebrities, artists and super fans together from across the islands.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Honolulu airport to get $1.6M for improved safety, operations

The Daniel K. Inouye International Airport will get more than $1.6 million for improvements, U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono announced Tuesday.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Police seek public's help in finding man who stole good Samaritan's car

Hawaii Island police are looking for a 23-year-old man who allegedly stole the station wagon of a good Samaritan who had stopped to help him after a car crash.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Kahekili Highway reopened in both directions in Ahuimanu after critical crash

A motor vehicle accident has closed Kahekili Highway in both directions in Ahuimanu, according to the Honolulu Police Department.

- Hawaii News Now - US

He wanted to clean up trash from Hawaii gulches. He had to cut through red tape to do it

A Big Island man is taking his love of rock climbing and rappelling and using it to help fight illegal dumping in gulches.

- Hawaii News Now - US

After 3 pueo found dead on Kauai, officials urge drivers to 'watch out' for native birds

Just two months after being released from rehabilitation, a young endangered pueo is dead.

- Hawaii News Now - US

9-year-old Hawaii kid takes on Trump to preserve US monuments

A 9-year-old from Hawaii Kai has a lot more on his mind than enjoying summer vacation.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Pilot lands in Hawaii near end of Amelia Earhart tribute flight

A 63-year-old flight instructor from San Antonio, Texas, is following the flight path of Amelia Earhart's 1937 round-the-world attempt. He landed in Honolulu on Monday night.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Law enforcement officers raid suspected game room near Keeaumoku Street

Dozens of Honolulu Police Vice and Crime Reduction Unit officers converged on a suspected game room off of Keeaumoku Street and Liona Street about 7 p.m. Tuesday.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Wish comes true for 9-year-old when he becomes CEO for the day

Adrian McKinney II is only 9, but he already has his future planned: When he's an adult, he's going to be a CEO. The Ohio resident got a taste for the executive life on July 10, when he was CEO for the day at the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana. McKinney has sickle cell anemia, and last year, while ...

- The Week - US

On a mission to Mars

Researchers living near the active Hawaiian Volcano Mauna Loa are simulating what it's like to "live" on Mars.

- BBC - UK

US soldier accused of aiding ISIS pleads not guilty

The U.S. Army soldier based in Hawaii that has been charged with attempting to support the Islamic State group pleaded 'not guilty.'

- FOX News - US

Nvidia gave away its newest AI chips for free — and that's part of the reason why it's dominating the competition

Nvidia on YouTube One wouldn't think that giving away your best product is a winning business strategy, but for Nvidia, it's one that's working. The graphics processing unit maker arrived at a gathering of the top researchers with gifts. Nvidia gave 100 of its first "Volta" based GPUs to artificial intelligence researchers ...

- Business Insider - US

Satellite Shows Tropical Storm Greg Losing Shape

Tropical Storm Greg appears to be less-rounded and more elongated on satellite imagery from NOAA's GOES-West satellite. Greg is still over 1,500 miles east of Hawaii.

- ENN - US

North Korea Identifies Hawaii and Alaska as Possible Targets

Ryan Pickrell Security, Asia Could they kill millions?  Hawaii, where the U.S. Pacific Command is stationed, and Alaska,' where part of the U.S. missile shield is based, are in range of North Korea's missiles, the Rodong Sinmun wrote Sunday, according to NK News. North Korea successfully tested the Hwasong-14 ...

- The National Interest - US

Closest countries to Hawaii quiz

Who's the closest to paradise?

- Matador Network - US

University of Hawaii president aims to boost enrollment

After five straight years of declining enrollment at the University of Hawaii at Manoa campus, university President David Lassner has set a goal to hold enrollment flat for the upcoming fall and boost it back up to 20,000 students by 2020.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Hawaii works to curb upward trend in opioid overdoses

Information from the Hawaii Department of Health shows statewide opioid overdose deaths in 2016 more than doubled the amount of deaths in 2000.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Big Island public schools' serious misconduct increases

Hawaii statistics show cases of serious misconduct such as fighting and use of illicit drugs went up at Big Island public schools this past school year, while offenses such as bullying and harassment declined.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Hawaiian Airlines asking for $110K in restitution from disruptive passenger

A man accused of disrupting a Honolulu flight late November will learn whether he has to pay more than $100,000 for the cost of turning the plane around.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Hawaii soldier pleads not guilty to terror-related charges

A Hawaii soldier accused of providing support to ISIS is expected to appear in court Monday.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Judge sentences Peter Kema Sr. to 20 years in prison in son's death

The father of “Peter Boy” Kema is set to be sentenced Monday, bringing some closure in one of Hawaii’s most notorious murder mysteries.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Hawaii mom sues United after her toddler's seat was sold to standby passenger

A Hawaii mother who was forced to hold her 2-year-old son in her lap after United Airlines sold his seat to a standby passenger is now suing the airline.

- Hawaii News Now - US

'We are your family': Schofield 'Wolfhounds' welcome Japanese orphans in 60-year tradition

Soldiers from Schofield Barracks welcomed four Japanese orphans to Hawaii on Monday in a long-standing tradition spanning six decades.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Analysis: Hawaii takes no. 2 spot for number of shark bites since 2007

Hawaii has seen 65 shark bites since 2007, but your chances of being bitten remain low, a new study reports.

- Hawaii News Now - US

UH athletics announces new 'Circle of Honor' inductees

The University of Hawaii Athletics Department announced new inductees into the school’s Circle of Honor class of 2017.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Go nuts, folks! FDA declares macadamia nuts heart healthy

Eat up, Hawaii! The Food and Drug Administration has declared macadamia nuts heart healthy.

- Hawaii News Now - US

State agency pleads for more help with trespassers in Kakaako parks

The executive director of the Hawaii Community Development Authority said since April the number of illegal campers in Kakaako parks under HCDA supervision has nearly doubled.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Native Forest Birds In Kauai In Peril

Once considered a paradise for the colorful songbirds, Kauai has lost more than half of those native species due to invasive species and a warming climate.

- NPR - US

US soldier pleads not guilty to support for Islamic State

Sgt. 1st Class Ikaika Kang was arraigned in federal court in Honolulu after a grand jury indicted him last week on four counts of attempting to provide material support to the group.

- Stars and Stripes - US

'Peter Boy' case: Father of Hawaii boy missing since 1997 is sentenced for manslaughter

The father of a 6-year-old Hawaii boy who disappeared two decades ago was sentenced Monday to 20 years in prison for manslaughter, fulfilling a deal with prosecutors that required him to reveal the location of his son's body.

- FOX News - US

Hawaii just released a guide for how to survive a nuclear attack amid high tensions with North Korea

Hawaii's Emergency Management Agency released an ominous statement on how to survive and proceed in the event of a nuclear attack. Citizens of Hawaii are advised to look out for emergency sirens, alerts, wireless notifications, or flashes of "brilliant white light" that will indicate that a nuclear detonation is incoming or ...

- Business Insider - US

Satellite shows Tropical Storm Greg losing shape

Tropical Storm Greg appears to be less-rounded and more elongated on satellite imagery from NOAA's GOES-West satellite. Greg is still over 1,500 miles east of Hawaii.

- PhysOrg - NL

Maui woman helps find photos of fallen Vietnam soldiers

Six years ago, Janna Hoehn agreed to help gather photographs of Valley Isle soldiers who died in Vietnam — honoring them as part of a virtual Wall of Faces' on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund website.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Moon could be wetter than thought, say scientists

THE Moon, long thought to be a dry, inhospitable orb, hosts surprisingly large sub-surface water reserves, which one day may quench the thirst of lunar explorers from Earth, scientists said Monday. "We found the signature of the lunar interior water globally using satellite data," Shuai Li, co-author of a study by ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

The next HoloLens will use AI to recognize real-world objects

We're all excited about the gaming potential of HoloLens, but Microsoft is also fixated on enterprise AR, much like Google now is with Glass. During a talk at the CVPR conference in Hawaii, Microsoft Research...

- Engadget - US

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