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Hawaii at 9:45 a.m.
HONOLULU— If you got incessant phone calls last week from a hospital that cares for endangered Hawaiian monk seals: You were butt-dialed. By a gecko. The hospital’s director went to Twitter to explain how she found the mystery caller perched on an office phone making calls to everyone in their recent call history with “HIS TINY GECKO FEET!!” Social media delighted in the tale and offered jokes about a certain company calling to save you money on your car insurance. By Jennifer Sinco Kelleher. UPCOMING: 250 words, photo by 11 a.m.
HONOLULU — A Hawaii task force is recommending the state form an independent commission to provide oversight of correctional facilities as well as shepherd in reforms to the prison system. SENT: 300 words.
HONOLULU — Honolulu police officers shot and killed a man across from the Hawaii Capitol after he hit an officer with a machete, police said. SENT: 260 words.
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