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Hawaiian Airlines, the state’s largest carrier, gave a 60-day notice to its labor unions today that it might have to furlough more than 2,000 union workers in departments across the company. Read more
The state’s Department of the Attorney General arrested television producer Tiny Tadani today for violating Hawaii’s 14-day mandatory travel quarantine. Read more
A dining services employee at the Arcadia nursing home has tested positive for the coronavirus. Read more
Gov. David Ige said today he will take action to “reinstate some of the measures we’ve relaxed over the last few weeks” in the fight against COVID-19 in Hawaii. Read more
A second of the six Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse restaurants in Hawaii is closing permanently due to COVID-19 concerns, effective Friday. Read more
VIDEO: Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell reiterates proposal to close bars, wants to ban tents in parks to discourage gatherings
Gov. David Ige said he agrees with Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell that Oahu bars should be shut down for three weeks to stem the spread of COVID-19 as Hawaii recorded its highest number of COVID-19 infections to date. Read more
First Hawaiian Bank said today that an isolated employee at its University branch at 2411 S. King St. who had no direct contact with customers or other employees tested positive for COVID-19 and that the employee is currently in self-quarantine. Read more
Dustin W. Saluda appeared before Judge Clarissa Malinao via video conferencing from the courthouse cellblock on a second-degree murder charge in the death of his girlfriend. Read more
The bleak milestone comes amid signs that the nation’s outbreak is beginning to stabilize in the Sun Belt but heating up in the Midwest, fueled largely by young adults who are hitting bars, restaurants and gyms again. Read more
Two employees working on the Azure Ala Moana job site have tested positive for COVID-19. Read more
The Honolulu Fire Department today confirmed that one of its firefighters from the Hawaii Kai Fire Station has recently tested positive for COVID-19. Read more
Many Republicans now view the early 2017 intelligence community assessment, which Brennan was instrumental in helping craft, as flawed, especially the view that President Vladimir Putin of Russia favored Trump. Read more
President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, both promise sweeping progress over the next four years —- via starkly different paths. Read more
Spurred on by President Donald Trump’s demand to pull troops out of Germany, the U.S. will bring about 6,400 forces home and shift about 5,600 to other countries in Europe in a plan that will cost billions of dollars and take years to complete. Read more
Hawaii island Mayor Harry Kim wants residents to remain vigilant, has no plans for changes to COVID-19 policies
Hawaii County Mayor Harry Kim this afternoon urged residents to keep practicing physical distancing and to wear their masks in light of the recent surge in new coronavirus cases today. Read more
It was the first congressional hearing for some time in which Democrats and Republicans acted as if they had a common foe, though for different reasons. Read more
Tempe police said there was another derailment in the same area last month that slightly damaged the bridge, but it’s unclear if that led to the latest incident. Read more
Baseball players just might not want to play nine innings twice in one day during this pandemic-delayed season. Read more
Kerida O’Reilly, 33, and Samantha Hamer, 26, were each charged with one count of being a party to substantial battery, a felony punishable by up to $10,000 in fines and three-and-a-half years in prison. Read more
The conference’s Board of Directors cited, “the continued serious challenges to health and safety on Big West campuses and communities impacted by the global COVID-19 pandemic.” Read more
Prosecutors must prove that Thao knew former officer Derek Chauvin and others were going to commit a crime and “intended his presence or actions to further the commission of that crime,” Paule said in his motion. Read more
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