The additional COVID-19 cases bring Hawaii’s statewide total to 900.
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As of today, 160 infections in Hawaii are active cases with a total of 722 patients now classified by health officials as “released from isolation” and three new release cases reported today. Read more
The agreement retains most of the 29 reporters, photographers, page designers, copy editors, online staff and others who received layoff notices on June 11. Read more
Watch a Q&A video featuring Gov. David Ige and Gavin Thornton, executive director of Hawaii Appleseed, who joined the COVID-19 Care Conversation today. Read more
Psychologists call it racial trauma — the distress experienced because of the accumulation of racial discrimination, racial violence or institutional racism. Read more
Of the 1,633 people who flew in to the state via 20 flights on Sunday, 501 were returning residents, 461 visitors, and 91 planning to relocate to Hawaii. Read more
Police said a lifeguard pulled the unresponsive man from the water at about 6:45 p.m. Sunday. He was taken to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead. Read more
A high surf advisory has been issued for south facing shores of all islands, effective until 6 p.m. this evening. Read more
The White House said President Donald Trump wasn’t briefed on U.S. intelligence assessments earlier this year that Russia secretly offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants for killing American troops in Afghanistan because the information had not been “verified.” Read more
A white couple who stood outside their St. Louis mansion and pointed guns at protesters who were marching toward the mayor’s home to demand her resignation support the Black Lives Matter movement and don’t want to become heroes to those who oppose the cause, their attorney said today. Read more
Joseph James DeAngelo pleaded guilty to multiple counts of murder and other charges 40 years after a sadistic series of assaults and slayings in California. Read more
The deal values the TV reality star’s three-year-old business at $1 billion. Read more
Scammers are advertising the fake or unapproved tests — which could provide false results — online, through social media or email, or in person or over the phone, the FBI said. Read more
A 16-year-old boy was killed and and a younger teenager was wounded early today in Seattle’s “occupied” protest zone — the second deadly shooting in the area. Read more
Republican Gov. Doug Ducey also ordered public schools to delay the start of the classes at least until Aug. 17. Read more
The city of Jacksonville, Florida, where mask-averse President Donald Trump plans to accept the Republican nomination in August, ordered the wearing of face coverings today. Read more
The seeds of the latest surge in coronavirus cases in California appear to have been planted around Memorial Day. Read more
The maker of a drug shown to shorten recovery time for severely ill COVID-19 patients says it will charge $2,340 for a typical treatment course for people covered by government health programs in the United States and other developed countries. Read more
The four former Minneapolis police officers charged in the death of George Floyd are due in court today for a hearing that could deal with bail amounts and other issues. Read more
Firefighters battled a brush fire that scorched 40 acres on Molokai on Sunday. Read more
The Supreme Court has struck down a Louisiana law regulating abortion clinics, reasserting a commitment to abortion rights over fierce opposition from dissenting conservative justices. Read more
Democrats pushed a strengthening of “Obamacare” patient protections toward House passage, an effort they hoped would help them against efforts to scuttle the increasingly popular law into a lethal campaign-season weapon. Read more
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