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Archbishop Michael Byrnes says the move will expedite settlement of dozens of claims of child sexual abuse.
UPDATED: A state law allowing certain terminally ill people to end their lives takes effect in January, but residents at Kahala Nui were told it doesn’t apply to them.
Inbound flights to Saipan are restricted to residents and humanitarian aid.
The U.S. has begun flying supplies to the Pacific islands that were in the path of the super typhoon, which packed 180-mph winds.
UPDATED: Super typhoon Yutu killed at least one person, and many homes have been damaged or destroyed.
UPDATED: Saipan and Tinian will be unrecognizable after the strongest storm to hit any part of the U.S. this year, the National Weather Service said.
The outbreak was blamed on raw scallops served at Genki Sushi restaurants.
Anthony Broulliard was a key figure in a broader sex abuse scandal within the Catholic Church in the U.S. territory.
Three officers fired at the woman, 26, who was driving a stolen vehicle. Another woman in the passenger seat was unhurt.
Federal judges convene in Honolulu to hear arguments regarding who should be allowed to vote in a key election affecting the territory’s future.
ACLU asks Hawaii County officials to respond with a plan for correcting “constitutional violations” after dispute over headscarf.
Gabriel Alisna faces another trial on sexual assault charges for allegedly inappropriately touching a teen.