A new study finds stay-at-home orders are more effective against COVID-19 than closing businesses.
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Hours after a Kentucky grand jury brought no charges against Louisville police for Breonna Taylor’s death and protesters took to the streets, authorities said two officers were shot and wounded during demonstrations. Read more
Shelter-in-place orders by U.S. state and local governments did more to combat the spread of the coronavirus than business closures while destroying fewer jobs, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania said. Read more
At about 3 p.m. today, radar indicated heavy rain near Hilo. Rain was falling at a rate of 1 to 2 inches per hour. Read more
The official statewide death toll is expected to climb significantly since the state Health Department has not yet verified the cause of death in most of the reported fatalities at the Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home in Hilo. Read more
The framework will offer four tiers, based on metrics that show the level of community spread within Oahu, including the seven-day average of daily new cases and the positivity rate over two- or four-week periods. Read more
The U.S. Department of Justice has approved the sale of the Hawaii operations of a beer company, which could clear the way for a related acquisition by Anheuser-Busch Inc. Read more
“We’re going to have to see what happens,” Trump said at a news conference. Read more
State Judge Arthur Engoron said President Donald Trump’s middle son, a Trump Organization executive, must comply with a subpoena to give a deposition under oath no later than Oct. 7. Read more
Mayor Kirk Caldwell said more than four million dollars has been distributed so far through the City and County of Honolulu’s Household Hardship Relief Program, helping more than 3,000 individuals since the program was launched in May. Read more
Organized sport and commercial activities remain closed. Read more
The sharks were seen feeding on a school of fish 20 yards offshore. Read more
Parson was tested after his wife, Teresa, tested positive earlier in the day. Read more
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro blasted United States sanctions in his address to the U.N. General Assembly today, while avoiding any mention of a report accusing his government of crimes against humanity. Read more
VIDEO: Former UH Warrior and CFL great Chad Owens hosts Star-Advertiser sports show ‘The CO2 RUN DWN’
“The CO2 RUN DWN” runs on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 1 p.m. and feature insights, interviews and commentary from the former CFL most valuable player and UH all-time career yardage leader. Read more
The court’s eight justices, masked along with everyone else because of the coronavirus pandemic, gathered for the first time in more than six months for the ceremony to mark Ginsburg’s death. Read more
VIDEO: Honolulu mayoral candidates Keith Amemiya and Rick Blangiardi join Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s Spotlight Hawaii
Honolulu mayoral candidates Keith Amemiya and Rick Blangiardi joined Spotlight Hawaii, a series from the Honolulu Star-Advertiser that shines a spotlight on issues affecting our islands, today for a livestream and took viewer questions. Read more
Hopes are high that answers about at least one of several candidates being tested in the U.S. could come by year’s end, maybe sooner. Read more
Nicknamed “The Kansas Comet” and considered among the best open-field runners the game has ever seen, Sayers died today, according to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Read more
A public records request by The Associated Press also revealed a lengthy disciplinary record and an initial recommendation that Trooper Harvey Briggs be fired nearly two decades ago. Read more
Several companies have retired racial imagery from their branding in recent months, a ripple effect from the Black Lives Matters protests over the police killing of George Floyd and other African Americans. Read more
Trump and his people have routinely dismissed experts’ assessments of the gravity of the pandemic, and of the measures needed to bring it under control. Read more