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Top Story: A Hawaii resident who visited Hubei Province has been quarantined.
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Accessed on 11 February 2020, 0345 UTC, Post 20258.
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The resident is healthy and has been cooperating with health officials while in mandatory quarantine at the Honolulu airport. The resident will be transported to Pearl Harbor today. Read more
Aila’s confirmation was successful despite stiff opposition from the leadership of the Sovereign Council of Hawaiian Homestead Associations. Read more
China’s daily death toll from new virus has topped 100 for first time, with more than 1,000 total deaths recorded, the health ministry announced Tuesday, as the spread of the contagion shows little sign of abating while exacting an ever-rising cost. Read more
The City and County of Honolulu says there is no emergency situation in Nanakuli this afternoon after reports of a malfunctioning emergency siren in the area. Read more
The fence at the makai boundary of Leahi Beach Park at Diamond Head has been removed, the City and County of Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation announced today. Read more
A total of 12 kane and 17 wahine groups from 22 halau are participating this year, representing Kauai, Oahu, Maui, Hawaii island and California. A total off 11 Miss Aloha Hula soloists will be vying for the title this year. Read more
Hawaii island police have identified a 31-year-old North Kohala man who died after his motorcycle collided into a pickup truck early this morning. Read more
The National Weather Service has issued a slew of advisories that warn of possible floods this morning, along with strong winds and high surf as a low-pressure system continues advancing toward the isles Read more
Gordon Biersch thanked customers for their patronage via social media and email notifications. Read more
Hawaii makes its second road trip of the season later this week, playing at No. 12 Stanford (5-5) on Friday and Saturday. Read more
In December, U.S. District Judge Clark Waddoups sided with three people from American Samoa who live in Utah and sued to be recognized as citizens. Read more
The budget comes against the backdrop of a presidential contest in which health care consistently polls as a top issue for voters. Read more
All lanes were reported reopened at 1:49 p.m. Read more
A growing number are now offering customers the option to rent clothes for a monthly fee instead of buying them. Bloomingdale’s, Banana Republic and Urban Outfitters are the latest to offer the services. Read more
In the strongest defense testimony yet, a Mexican model and actress denied a Harvey Weinstein accuser’s claim that she stood by and did nothing while the once-powerful movie mogul groped her in a Beverly Hills hotel. Read more
The U.S. Coast Guard said it is attempting today to refloat and move a 63-foot sailboat — Midway Island — that grounded on rocks at Hilo Bay. Read more
He was last seen walking toward Kahakai Boulevard in Pahoa. Read more
The area will be closed for safety reasons as the production films stunt driving sequences for the CBS television series. Read more
However, lifeguards will remain available in this case as needed, according to a Honolulu Ocean Safety spokesperson. Read more
The 2017 breach affected more than 145 million people, with the hackers successfully stealing names, Social Security numbers and other personal information stored in the company’s databases. Read more
The officers responded to the Walmart after someone called police to report a man who was making threats and was “kind of talking out of his head” Forrest City Police Chief Deon Lee said at a news conference this afternoon. Read more