Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell announces that Oahu beaches will reopen Saturday.
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Oahu beaches and sand bars will reopen on Saturday, subject to restrictions on group size, relationships, social distancing and time of day Read more
The state Department of Labor said more than 220,000 people have filed for unemployment since early March. Hawaii’s jobless rate is estimated to be between 25% and 35%. Read more
The employees were among 3,296 who voluntarily participated in the state’s first antibody screenings to determine the level of COVID-19 infection in the health care workforce. Read more
More than 90% of the people who have been infected in Hawaii are now classified as released from isolation. Read more
“Authorities became aware of his social media posts from citizens who saw posts of him — on the beach with a surfboard, sunbathing, and walking around Waikiki at night,” according to a press release. Read more
Rat lungworm disease is caused by a parasitic roundworm and can have debilitating effects on an infected person’s brain and spinal cord. Read more
Customers are required to wear masks practice social distancing, and should be in line by 3 p.m., officials said. Read more
Linick’s office had issued several reports critical of the department’s handling of personnel matters, including accusing some of Trump’s appointees of retaliating against career officials. Read more
The 208-199 vote, over strong Republican opposition, advances what boils down to a campaign-season display of Democratic economic and health-care priorities. Read more
The center’s website announced “We’re Open. Welcome Back,” with links to its COVID-19 protocols. Hours listed for the center are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily, although individual stores may have their own schedules, and not all are open yet. Read more
The 5-foot-11 quarterback will need a waiver to be eligible this season. He played five games last season as a freshman, completing 9 of 12 passes for 100 yards and a touchdown. Read more
The Wright Graduate University for the Realization of Human Potential, a private college in Wisconsin that has a website debunking claims that it is a cult, was allocated about $495,000. Read more
The resurgence of the virus in the five sailors on the USS Theodore Roosevelt underscores the befuddling behavior of the highly contagious virus and raises questions about how troops that test positive can be reintegrated into the military, particularly on ships. Read more
Whether any companies that have benefited from such maneuvers would seek the Fed’s help isn’t yet clear. Read more
No parking will be allowed on all streets and shoulders in Lanikai — 24 hours a day, 7 days a week — through June 30. Read more
A U.S. Mission spokesperson said China “is eager to distract attention from its cover-up and mismanagement of the COVID-19 crisis, and this is yet another example.” Read more
The graphic report made it clear: Bryant and the passengers almost certainly were dead in an instant due to blunt trauma. Read more
People from Salt Lake City to California’s Central Valley tweeted that they felt the quake. Read more
Police said the perpetrator attacked the victim within the man’s residence with the bat Tuesday morning. Read more
McIlroy, the No. 1 player in the world, said three years ago he played with Trump out of respect for the office. Read more
It said quick action by the central bank helped alleviate many of the stresses but cautioned that further shocks to the financial system could occur depending on the course of the virus and the amount of damage it does to the U.S. economy. Read more
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