Former University of Hawaii quarterback Cole McDonald chosen by Tennessee Titans in NFL Draft.
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The Tennessee Titans today selected McDonald in the seventh round — No. 224 overall — of the 2020 National Football League Draft. Read more
Nearly 80% of the people who have been infected in Hawaii are now classified as recovered. Read more
As of Friday, only 3,762 visitors, which represent a mix of leisure and essential travelers, have come into the state over the last 30 days. Read more
Former Leilehua star and Fresno State offensive lineman Netane Muti was selected in the sixth round by the Denver Broncos on the final day of the NFL Draft today. Read more
A man in his 30s is in stable but serious condition following a stabbing early this morning in Waipahu. Read more
Honolulu firefighters are responding to a care home fire in Waipahu. Read more
Former Kahuku star and Utah defensive end Bradlee Anae was selected in the fifth round by the Dallas Cowboys on the third day of the NFL Draft today. Read more
Former Kahuku and Notre Dame standout Alohi Gilman was drafted in the sixth round by the Los Angeles Chargers today on the final day of the three-day NFL Draft. Read more
Former University of Hawaii cornerback Rojesterman Farris II said he has reached agreement on a free-agent contract with the Atlanta Falcons. Read more
Motorists advised to avoid Kuhio Avenue area as crews work to repair damaged 8-inch water main break in Waikiki
Drivers are advised to expect traffic delays as Board of Water Supply crews repair a water main break along Kuhio Avenue in Waikiki. Read more
More drive-thru testing for COVID-19 is scheduled for Oahu this weekend. Read more
The government says its response to the pandemic has been guided by scientific advice. That advice is under increasing scrutiny by critics who accuse the government of being slow to respond to the outbreak. Read more
Clunky at times, poignant at others, and exceptionally entertaining in spots, the NFL draft entered its third and final day with Cincinnati selecting an Appalachian State linebacker today. Read more
The 42-year-old quarterback, widely known as “the greatest of all time,” has six Super Bowl rings with the New England Patriots and recently joined the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Read more
The move comes amid reports that Kim was in critical condition after undergoing cardiovascular surgery. Read more
When the gates to California’s “island of romance” were all but locked to lovers and pretty much everybody else last month it may have saved the 4,000 residents from a coronavirus outbreak but it destroyed an economy based almost solely on tourism. Read more
Hong Kong bookstore owner says he is grateful to make China’s rulers ‘less than happy’ after reopening in Taiwan
The part-owner of a Hong Kong bookstore specializing in texts critical of China’s leaders reopened his shop in Taiwan today after fleeing Hong Kong due to legal troubles, saying he was grateful for the chance to make China’s Communist rulers “less than happy.” Read more
Journalists from around the U.S. are finding ways to help their colleagues simply pay rent or buy groceries as they face lost or reduced paychecks because of layoffs and furloughs caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Read more
A tentative easing around the world of coronavirus lockdowns gathered pace torday with the reopening in India of neighborhood stores that many of the country’s 1.3 billion people rely on for everything from cold drinks to mobile phone data cards. Read more
The 2008 Punahou graduate is one of several women who played basketball at the school and have come forward this week to accuse the former coach of sexual abuse. Read more
The lawsuit by the eight men comes while attorneys urge potential victims to come forward as Boy Scouts of America works on its bankruptcy plan. Read more
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