State legislators move $1.3B into “rainy day” fund.
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Sens. Russell Ruderman and Laura Thielen criticized the decision to deposit such large sums in the rainy day fund when many Hawaii residents cannot afford food or rent. Read more
Oahu restaurants will be allowed to reopen for indoor dining on June 5 and churches will be able to resume in-person services with restrictions on Saturday under a new emergency order. Read more
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Three new cases were on the Big Island and one on Maui. Read more
The state Department of Labor and Industrial Relations said Hawaii’s unemployment rate in April spiked to 22.3% from 2.4% in March. Read more
Honolulu police are searching for a suspect in Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Read more
The Monday commemoration at Punchbowl would have been the 71st annual Mayor’s Memorial Day Ceremony. A governor’s observance typically is held at the Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery in Kaneohe. Read more
A 33-year-old man at Leahi Beach Park near Diamond Head was stabbed in the chest this afternoon. Read more
Hawaii’s head of business and economic development declines to allow staff to testify before Senate committee
Mike McCartney, director of the state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism, said he was concerned about a “hostile” environment with lawmakers. Read more
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The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said 50-year-old William “Roddie” Bryan was arrested on charges of felony murder and criminal attempt to commit false imprisonment. Read more
Other planned speakers include Bruce Anderson, director of the Hawaii Department of Health, and Tim Sakahara, public information officer for the Department of Transportation. Read more
Some participants in the meeting may have witnessed part of the attack, the spokesman said. Read more
The president did not wear a face-covering despite a warning from the state’s top law enforcement officer that a refusal to do so might lead to a ban on Trump’s return. Read more
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The shooter tried to speed through a gate at the base in a vehicle, but security personnel put up a barrier in time to stop the shooting, Read more
The famous couple had insisted they were innocent and said they believed their payments were legitimate donations. Read more
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