The “Honolulu Star-Advertiser” says “Hawaii’s largest coronavirus outbreak at Maui Memorial Medical Center in Kahului is now considered over.”
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The famous couple had insisted they were innocent and said they believed their payments were legitimate donations. Read more
Hawaii’s largest coronavirus outbreak at Maui Memorial Medical Center in Kahului is now considered over. Read more
The Central Pacific is expected to see two to six tropical cyclones for the annual hurricane season that runs from June 1 to Nov. 30. Read more
A 74-year-old Pupukea man with dementia, missing since May 13, may have been spotted in other locations since he was last seen on the Pupukea Trail carrying two golf clubs. Read more
Speaking to Columbia University Law School graduates via video, Biden urged them to “protect the very foundations of democracy.” Read more
The first quarter losses reversed $42.7 million in year-earlier profits as the state’s largest health insurer waived the cost share for COVID-19 diagnostic tests and treatments deemed medically necessary. Read more
HFD got the call at 2:08 p.m. and dispatched five units staffed with 15 personnel, including Air 1 and a rescue company. Read more
There was one new case each on Oahu and the Big Island, officials said today. Read more
Queen’s said it will maintain safety precautions including screening everyone entering its hospitals and requiring them to wear masks and sanitize their hands. Read more
The animated video doodle, in honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, celebrates Kamakawiwo‘ole’s life, starting with him playing ukulele on a beach Read more
The Kansas City Star and The Wichita Eagle reported that they obtained messages through an open records request showing that executives at Tyson and National Beef pushed Kansas Secretary of Agriculture Mike Beam to advocate more-lenient federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance. Read more
All off-shore islets that are state seabird sanctuaries, such as the Mokulua Islands off of Lanikai, remain closed until further notice due to COVID-19 concerns. Read more
Even though the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends mail voting as a safe option during the pandemic, Trump has opposed the spread of the practice. Read more
The popular show, launched at Ala Moana Beach Park, has been taken in by throngs of viewers in close proximity in past years. Read more
Trapasso’s two-year contract was set to expire on Aug. 31. But Trapasso was notified last month that he would be retained for the 2021 season. Details have not been finalized. Read more
Trump is determined to signal a return to normal and resuscitate the battered economy. And initial statements from several G7 members did not rule out the idea of an in-person summit. The virtual meeting is scheduled for June 10-12. Read more
A University of Hawaii survey of 623 businesses conducted with the Chamber of Commerce Hawaii showed 34% had no revenue last month. In Maui County, that number was 61%. Read more
The Daytime Emmy Awards are skipping a theater ceremony because of the coronavirus but the honors will be presented on a TV broadcast. Read more
Mexico City, one of the world’s largest cities and the epicenter of the country’s coronavirus epidemic, will begin a gradual reopening June 1, its mayor said, even as daily new infections continued to set records. Read more
President Donald Trump’s longtime personal lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen will be released from federal prison Thursday and is expected to serve the remainder of his sentence at home, a person familiar with the matter told the Associated Press. Read more
Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit is targeting the coming weekend for its first attempt to launch a demonstration payload into space aboard a rocket released from beneath the wing of a Boeing 747. Read more