U.S. experts vow “no cutting corners” as vaccine tests expand.
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WASHINGTON — A huge international study of a COVID-19 vaccine that aims to work with just one dose is getting underway as top U.S. health officials sought Wednesday to assure a skeptical Congress and public that they can trust any shots the government ultimately approves.
The Department of Public Safety reported Wednesday afternoon that it had received the first batch of COVID-19 test results for 164 inmates screened for the novel coronavirus on Tuesday at Kulani Correctional Facility.
Hawaii Island reported 13 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the total number of cases to 672 since Feb. 28.
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An appellate court has vacated a South Kona man’s 2019 murder conviction, finding a Circuit Court judge erred in preventing the cross-examination of an eyewitness about pending criminal charges at the time of the 2018 shooting.
HONOLULU — Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell said Tuesday the city plans to allow some activities that were shut down last month to control the spread of the coronavirus to resume under new guidelines.
Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald has been retained by the Judicial Selection Commission for a second term.
State health officials reported 63 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing the statewide total case count to 11,522.
HONOLULU — The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation is expected to remove the head of its $9.2 billion rail transit project.
The Leeward Planning Commission on Monday deferred decision on an after-the-fact permit for a wedding venue in the coffee-growing region of Holualoa.
Mayor Harry Kim on Monday called for the removal of Avalon Health Care as the manager of the Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home in Hilo.