Hawaii sees no new coronavirus cases for second consecutive day.
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Honolulu police and state conservation enforcement officers responded to the park at about 10:30 p.m. where they observed at least 170 parked cars in the area. Read more
Today was the sixth day in May that Hawaii had no confirmed new cases of COVID-19 in the state Department of Health’s daily tally. Read more
According to the city, a shark was seen chasing a turtle about 100 yards offshore. Read more
The exemption applies only to undergraduates applying for the 2021-22 academic year. Read more
A prototype vaccine has protected monkeys from the coronavirus, researchers reported, a finding that offers new hope for effective human vaccines. Read more
A county government’s acquisition of a private water delivery system for Maui’s drinking water may be delayed because of budget cuts resulting from the coronavirus outbreak. Read more
Police said the victim confronted the suspect and attempted to recover shoplifted items from him when the suspect punched the victim and fled on foot. Read more
Honolulu police arrested a 24-year-old man after he allegedly choked his 24-year-old girlfriend in Honolulu on Sunday. Read more
Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says the swift development of vaccines and effective treatments for COVID-19 are priorities towards achieving the Tokyo Olympics next year. Read more
South Koreans will be required to wear masks when using public transportation and taxis nationwide starting Tuesday as authorities look for more ways to slow the spread of the coronavirus as people increase their public activities. Read more
VIDEO: Retail Merchants of Hawaii’s Tina Yamaki and business owner Victor Lim join the COVID-19 Care Conversation
Tina Yamaki, president of the Retail Merchants of Hawaii, joined today’s COVID-19 Care Conversation. She was joined by Victor Lim, McDonald’s franchise owner and former chair of Hawaii Restaurant Association. Read more
New Yorkers marked Memorial Day with car convoys and small ceremonies instead of parades, as those looking to honor fallen military memberscontended with coronavirus restrictions. Read more
Some states are providing more money to help pay for food that might otherwise go to waste, the U.S. Agriculture Department is spending $3 billion to help get farm products to food banks, and a senator is seeking $8 billion more to buy farm produce for food banks. Read more
President Donald Trump has laid a wreath at Arlington National Cemetery as he commemorates Memorial Day in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. Read more
Like students across the U.S., Christa Schall was working toward graduation when the coronavirus closed her school. But unlike many, she can’t finish her classes online — her cosmetology program, like the coursework at many technical and trade schools, requires hands-on training. Read more
President Donald Trump has threatened to pull the Republican National Convention out of North Carolina if the state’s Democratic governor doesn’t immediately sign off on allowing a full-capacity gathering in August despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Read more
Germany’s federal government and state governors squared up today for a battle over plans to end pandemic-related restrictions despite fresh clusters of cases across the country. Read more
Public pools will look very different this summer if they open at all with the coronavirus threat still looming, as teenage lifeguards will be tasked with maintaining social distancing and spotting COVID-19 symptoms in addition to their primary responsibility of preventing drownings. Read more
The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee has waged much of his campaign from his home in Wilmington, Del. Read more
Sharing food is a central feature of how Chinese people, like many elsewhere in the world, convey affection. Now, concerns are growing that the tradition could also accelerate the spread of coronavirus. Read more
Six people were cited during a raid at a massage parlor suspected of operating as a brothel, the Honolulu Prosecutor’s Office said today. Read more
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