George Floyd’s brother speaks at New York City memorial.
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The memorial was part of a day of demonstrations around the city that once again continued past the city’s imposed curfew of 8 p.m., even as Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio sought to deflect criticism over harsh tactics from police enforcing it. Read more
The count dipped below Tuesday’s 419 visitors and Monday’s 462 visitors, which was the highest level since the trans-Pacific quarantine began on March 26. Read more
Hawaii Department of Health officials reported one new case on Oahu and another new case of a resident diagnosed outside of Hawaii. Read more
Police said the suspect and a 52-year-old man were involved in a physical altercation shortly before 6:50 p.m. Read more
The National Weather Service says surf of 6 to 8 feet is expected along all south-facing shores due to a swell that will diminish today. Read more
Mayor Kirk Caldwell signed today two bills into law regarding an advanced energy code and affordable rental housing. Read more
In the wake of the police killing of George Floyd, Brees repeated his opposition to kneeling during the national anthem. And the biting backlash that followed prompted the Saints’ star quarterback to issue a public apology today in which he acknowledged he totally “missed the mark.” Read more
First Hawaiian Bank donates $250K to Blood Bank of Hawaii through its ‘Aloha For Hawaii’ takeout initiative
The gift is the result of another 250,000 restaurant takeout and delivery purchases made by FHB cardholders. Read more
The 56-year-old woman was hiking about 10:30 a.m. today. Read more
Around 3 p.m., paramedics treated the woman at Nuuanu Avenue and Kukui Street after she was hit while crossing the street. Read more
The Iowa senator, a longtime advocate for the watchdog role of inspectors general, pledged to block Senate consideration of Christopher Miller to be director of the National Counterterrorism Center and Marshall Billingslea to be undersecretary of state for arms control and international security, indefinitely. Read more
Michael White flew from Tehran to Zurich, where he was met by diplomat Brian Hook, the U.S. special envoy for Iran. Read more
The endorsement was made at a press conference today at the union’s Kalihi headquarters. Read more
There are big hopes for recovery from an unprecedented and expensive shutdown. Read more
VIDEO: Mufi Hannemann, president and CEO of Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association, answers questions on the COVID-19 Care Conversation
Mufi Hannemann, president and CEO of Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association, joins us today for a livestream video at 10:30 a.m. to take yourquestions on the COVID-19 Care Conversation. Read more
Police said the suspect and a 49-year-old man, who are acquaintances, were involved in a fight Monday night. Read more
Special prosecutor Jesse Evans said Arbery “was chased, hunted down and ultimately executed.” Read more
Police said a 31-year-old woman was sleeping inside the tent and wooden structure at about 5:30 a.m. when an unknown suspect set the structure on fire. Read more
It is the most significant step yet in the process of trying to resume a season that was suspended nearly three months ago because of the coronavirus pandemic. Read more
Sen. Brian Schatz is considering an upcoming defense bill provision that would ban the transfer of military equipment, including armor and tanks, to police and sheriff’s departments. Read more
Social media postings of the event showed large crowds of mostly young people without masks and not adhering to social distancing guidelines at pools along the central Missouri lake. Read more
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