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1 in 5 Americans can’t name a single branch of the government, study finds

The Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania surveyed 1,104 adults between Aug. 16 and Aug. 27. With a 3.6%% margin of error, the study found 22%% of respondents failed to name a branch of the government.

TOP STORIES

  Emergency sirens islandwide accidentally set off during police training exercise

Hawaii Island woman changes plea to no contest in fatal stabbing

Prosecutor son’s job prompts turning over telescope arrests

Forecast: Soggy weekend approaching with light winds and humid conditions

New questions raised over dozens of costly change orders for the rail project

New questions are raised about more than $100 million in change orders for rail.
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  ‘It’s bad’: Hundreds of water rescues as Imelda soaks Texas

Forecasters warned that Imelda could bring up to 35 inches (90 centimeters) of rain this week in some areas of Texas through Friday. The storm system also brought the risk of severe weather and prompted tornado warnings Thursday morning in the areas hit hardest by the flooding.

Brazen purse snatching in Kakaako caught on camera

New law is aimed at streamlining building permit process

There’s a new online way to re-live the 2018 Kilauea eruption

  Forecast: Trade wind weather ahead of a wet and muggy weekend

Wanted Wednesday: Man driving stolen moped violates probation

  3 suffer shark bites after getting caught in feeding frenzy off Oahu’s North Shore

Exhibit for sun bears at Honolulu Zoo gets a makeover

Family makes ‘gut-wrenching’ decision to put search for missing Maui visitor on hold

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  Delta flight makes emergency landing in Fla. after plunging 30,000 feet

An issue with cabin pressure caused panic aboard a Delta flight as the pilot made an emergency landing.

SPORTS

  Wahine return to Waipi’o against pair of top 25 opponents

“This weekend is a tremendous opportunity for us," said Nagamine following Wednesdays practice in Manoa. “We have a chance to showcase ourselves against some of the best teams in the country, and showcase the sport of women’s soccer to the entire island.”

Tavai nominated as Defensive Rookie of The Week

Walker Selected As AVCA Assistant Coach of the Year

Gabriel notches Walter Camp Player of The Week

Gabriel also became the fourth UCF player to earn Walter Camp National Player of the Week honors since 2004.

  Warriors prep for homecoming-weekend against Central Arkansas

“There’s plenty of FCS schools that can beat Division I schools and Central is one of them,” said Rolovich, following Tuesday’s practice in Manoa.

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  Fishing vessel that caught fire sinks in waters off Oahu’s south shore

Kealohas granted face-to-face meeting at federal detention center

Bail for alleged gunman in Pearl City standoff set at $5M

  ‘Hawaii Five-0,’ ‘Magnum PI’ stars to hit red carpet for Sunset on the Beach premiere

Suspect in deadly stabbing in Waipahu indicted

Jhovany Corpuz, 26, is charged with the murder of 27-year-old Devy Gaoiran.
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  U.S. Navy: Mysterious UFO videos are real

The U.S. Navy has finally acknowledged that videos appearing to show UFOs flying through the air are real and were recorded years ago by fighter pilots.

Police arrest man for attempted murder in Pupukea

Power restored at Honolulu airport following brief outage

Hearing delayed for Hawaii woman charged with boy’s death

Local beef production to grow with new company Hawaii Meats