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This smartphone screen capture shows a false incoming ballistic missile emergency alert sent from the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency system on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)
January 13, 2018 - 4:34 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — A push alert that warned of a ballistic missile heading straight for Hawaii and sent residents into a full-blown panic Saturday was issued by mistake, state emergency officials said. The emergency alert, which was sent to cellphones just before 8:10 a.m., said in all caps, "...
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Justin Thomas drives from the 17th tee during the first round of the Sony Open golf tournament Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)
January 13, 2018 - 4:34 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Charles Howell III was eating breakfast in his hotel when the restaurant at the Kahala started buzzing. Everyone had their phones. Everyone received the same push alert. "BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL." "All the alarms went...
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This smartphone screen capture shows a false incoming ballistic missile emergency alert sent from the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency system on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)
January 13, 2018 - 3:23 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — A push alert that warned of a ballistic missile heading straight for Hawaii and sent residents into a full-blown panic Saturday was issued by mistake, state emergency officials said. The emergency alert, which was sent to cellphones just before 8:10 a.m., said in all caps, "...
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Brian Harman putts on the 13th green during the second round of the Sony Open golf tournament, Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)
January 12, 2018 - 11:27 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Different islands, vastly different golf courses, same good play from Brian Harman. One week after Harman shared the 36-hole lead at Kapalua, he ran off three straight birdies and closed with a 15-foot eagle putt for a 7-under 63 and a three-shot lead going into the weekend at the...
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Brian Harman putts on the 13th green during the second round of the Sony Open golf tournament, Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)
January 12, 2018 - 6:12 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Brian Harman's game stayed with him from one island to the next in Hawaii as he made eagle on his last hole for a 7-under 63 and the early lead in the Sony Open. Harman played in the final group at Kapalua last week and tied for third in a final round in which no one had much of a...
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Jordan Spieth drives off the seventh tee during the first round of the Sony Open golf tournament, Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)
January 12, 2018 - 2:54 am
HONOLULU (AP) — Jordan Spieth has played good golf in the opening round of the Sony Open each of the last two years and has little to show for it. Both times, he wound up six shots out of the lead, for different reasons. He opened with a 65 last year, a good score except when compared with another...
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Chris Kirk walks out the scoring trailer after finishing his first round of the Sony Open golf tournament, Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)
January 11, 2018 - 10:29 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Zach Johnson and Chris Kirk kept clean cards on a gorgeous day and each shot 7-under 63 to share the lead after the first round of the Sony Open. Jordan Spieth wasn't as fortunate. Spieth hit four trees with four shots on the par-4 eighth hole — his 17th of the round — an episode...
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Chris Kirk walks out the scoring trailer after finishing his first round of the Sony Open golf tournament, Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)
January 11, 2018 - 5:59 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Chris Kirk finished a strong opening round at the Sony Open with a birdie for a 7-under 63. Jordan Spieth wasn't quite so fortunate. Spieth hit four trees with four shots on the par-4 eighth, starting with a tee shot that caromed off the trunk into a ditch. He made a quadruple-bogey...
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Defending champion Justin Thomas chips onto the 18th green during the first round of the Tournament of Champions golf event, Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, at Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Matt York)
January 11, 2018 - 2:46 am
HONOLULU (AP) — The Sony Open is where Justin Thomas broke the PGA Tour's scoring record, starting with his 59. And it was that round when Jordan Spieth got a taste of his own medicine. Thomas and Spieth were paired together for the opening round at Waialae Country Club, and no one celebrated more...
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Dustin Johnson poses with the champions trophy for photographers after the final round of the Tournament of Champions golf event, Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, at Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii. Johnson shot a 24 under par for the victory. (AP Photo/Matt York)
January 07, 2018 - 11:23 pm
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Turns out the Sentry Tournament of Champions built the ideal trophy for Dustin Johnson. The 35-pound glass sculpture, embracing the essence of Maui, depicts a wave crashing on one side and a humpback whale on the other. Perfect. No one is riding higher at the moment. There's...
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