The Associated Press

This report comes from The Associated Press.
US Gives Limited Approval To Hawaiian-Japan Airlines Venture Cory Lum/Civil Beat

US Gives Limited Approval To Hawaiian-Japan Airlines Venture

Hawaiian officials expressed disappointment that the preliminary decision doesn’t give the two airlines with full antitrust immunity.

Guam Military Funding Likely Diverted To Pay For Trump’s Border Wall Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Guam Military Funding Likely Diverted To Pay For Trump’s Border Wall

The president plans to pay for his wall with Mexico in part by deferring eight projects already approved for Guam.

Ex-Cop Pleads Guilty To Role In Forcing Man To Lick Urinal Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ex-Cop Pleads Guilty To Role In Forcing Man To Lick Urinal

Another Honolulu police officer has pleaded not guilty in the case.

2 Dolphins Euthanized After Stranding On Maui Beach NOAA Fisheries permit number 18786

2 Dolphins Euthanized After Stranding On Maui Beach

There was another mass stranding in the same area less than a month ago.

Big Island Prosecutor Won’t Handle TMT Arrests Because Of Son’s Job

Big Island Prosecutor Won’t Handle TMT Arrests Because Of Son’s Job

Mitch Roth, whose son works at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, has sent the cases to the Hawaii attorney general’s office to avoid a conflict of interest.

Conviction Overturned For Ex-Sailor In Prison For 8 Years flcikr: Jason Farrar

Conviction Overturned For Ex-Sailor In Prison For 8 Years

Roynes Dural was charged with sex assault in 2002.

2 Arrested As State Demolishes Structure Built By TMT Opponents On Mauna Kea AP

2 Arrested As State Demolishes Structure Built By TMT Opponents On Mauna Kea

A protest leader said the house was constructed as an education space for kids, but the builders knew it wasn’t legal or sanctioned by anti-TMT leaders.

4 Stranded Whales Euthanized On Maui Beach NOAA Fisheries permit number 18786

4 Stranded Whales Euthanized On Maui Beach

The remaining six stranded melon-headed whales were floated back to sea, though authorities said two of those were likely to be euthanized.

Hawaii Or Spain? Telescope Experts Say It May Not Matter Courtesy TMT

Hawaii Or Spain? Telescope Experts Say It May Not Matter

Most of the same science planned for Hawaii would still get done in Spain — it would just take longer.

Guam’s Ex-Archbishop Shielded Culture Of Clergy Sex Abuse AP/David Goldman

Guam’s Ex-Archbishop Shielded Culture Of Clergy Sex Abuse

Court documents obtained by the AP show former Archbishop Anthony Apuron oversaw a culture of impunity where abusers went unpunished.

Honolulu Authorities Investigating Arsons At 3 Waikiki Hotels Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Authorities Investigating Arsons At 3 Waikiki Hotels

At each of the three hotels — the Waikiki Beachcomber, the Alohilani Hotel and the Hilton Hawaiian Grand Waikikian — the fires began at night in a hallway on a guest floor.

TMT Backers Seek Permit For Alternative Canary Islands Site Courtesy TMT

TMT Backers Seek Permit For Alternative Canary Islands Site

The director of the Spanish astrophysics institute said the Canary Islands site still remains only a backup to placing the TMT on Mauna Kea.