Joe Biden win Hawaii Democratic Primary Election with 63% of the votes.
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Former Vice President Joe Biden has won the Democratic presidential primary in Hawaii, surpassing the second place candidate by more than 25 percentage points, the Democratic Party of Hawaii announced today. Read more
As of today, 37 infections in Hawaii are active cases with a total of 589 patients now classified by health officials as “released from isolation” and four new release cases reported today. Read more
Oregon man, 20, and Washington state man, 19, arrested in Waikiki for allegedly violating state’s travel quarantine mandate
Special agents arrested a 20-year-old Oregon man and a 19-year-old Washington state man on Friday afternoon in Waikiki for allegedly violating the state’s 14-day quarantine mandate for travelers, the state Attorney General’s Office reported today. Read more
Hawaii Tourism Authority reported today that 248 visitors arrived in Hawaii on Friday. Read more
Two reticulated giraffes have safely moved in to their new homes at the Honolulu Zoo, the zoo announced today. Read more
Gov. David Ige has extended the emergency relief period for the 2018 Kauai floods, which up until the coronavirus pandemic was Kauai’s worst disaster since Hurricane Iniki. Read more
President Donald Trump played golf at one of his courses today during the Memorial Day weekend as he urged U.S. states to reopen after coronavirus-related lockdowns. Yet many Americans remained cautious as the number of confirmed cases nationwide passed 1.6 million. Read more
New Yorkers experiencing cabin fever after two months of coronavirus quarantine received an unexpected reprieve when Gov. Andrew Cuomo eased the state’s ban on gatherings in time for the Memorial Day weekend. But beachgoers faced inclement weather Saturday that dampened crowds. Read more
The purpose is to raise $10 million or more for COVID-19 relief efforts, and provide entertainment with four of the biggest stars from the PGA Tour and NFL. Read more
Even though they’re neighbors, two New Mexico counties couldn’t be further apart in the rate of people answering the 2020 census. Read more
A fire engulfed a warehouse on San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf early today, sending a thick plume of smoke over the waterfront and threatening to spread to a historic World War II-era ship before firefighters brought the flames under control. Read more
Scores of displaced people are staying in shelters after flooding overwhelmed two dams, submerged homes and washed out roads in Central Michigan. Read more
China today reported no new confirmed cases or deaths from the new coronavirus. Read more
Honolulu police have closed both directions in the area of 3153 Round Top Drive due to a fallen tree. Read more
NBA spokesman Mike Bass said the conversations were still “exploratory,” and that the Disney site would be used for practices and housing as well. Read more
The Pakistan International Airlines flight crashed into a crowded neighborhood near Karachi’s international airport, killing 97 people, all of whom are believed to be passengers and crew members Read more
Tourists returning to Las Vegas will see changes since gambling stopped in mid-March for the first time ever to stem the spread of the coronavirus. Read more
The first coronavirus patient in Hawaii to receive an experimental convalescent plasma therapy has recovered and was discharged Friday from the Queen’s Medical Center. Read more
Honolulu firefighters managed to contain in under two hours a brush fire that burned along a hillside in the Waikele Gulch. Read more
Some 363 out-of-state visitors came to Hawaii on Thursday, making up 30% of the 1,203 total incoming passengers, according to the Hawaii Tourism Authority. Read more