Crews free entangled humpback whale near Maui

WAILUKU, Maui — A humpback whale spotted near Maui has been freed of braided line caught in its mouth. A joint statement from state and federal agencies says the entangled whale was freed on Friday.

Missile-alert mistake feeds doubts about a real emergency

HONOLULU — A blunder that caused more than a million people in Hawaii to fear that they were about to be struck by a nuclear missile fed skepticism Sunday about the government’s ability to keep them informed in a real emergency.