United Airlines to begin pre-travel testing in San Francisco for Hawaii bound travelers.
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United Airlines to begin pre-travel COVID-19 testing pilot in San Francisco for Hawaii-bound travelers
United Airlines, which brought more travelers to Hawaii than any other carrier pre-pandemic, on Oct. 15 will offer rapid COVID-19 tests to Hawaii-bound customers who are originating from San Francisco. Read more
Maui Mayor Michael Victorino said the money will be spent on items recommended by the MauiCARES Task Force, which includes 30 local industry leaders. Read more
The Aloha State beat out Utah, Minnesota, New Jersey, Maryland, California, North Dakota, Iowa, Idaho, and Connecticut on the top 10 list. 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
Ige’s latest emergency proclamation OKs pre-travel COVID-19 testing and extends travel quarantine, evictions ban
Starting Oct. 15, Ige’s new order says that “travelers who, upon entry into the state, provide written confirmation from a state approved COVID-19 testing facility of a negative test result from a test administered to the traveler within 72 hours from the final leg of departure, will be exempt from the mandatory quarantine.” Read more
On the Big Island, up to 7 inches of rain fell today at Piihonua, mostly in a six-hour period. Read more
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
Parson was tested after his wife, Teresa, tested positive earlier in the day. 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
They are among seven former eBay employees charged in the case, in which the Massachusetts couple had other disturbing items sent to their home. Read more
Randy Arozarena homered twice and the Tampa Bay Rays clinched their first AL East title in 10 years with an 8-5 victory over the New York Mets. Read more
The kiosk is located between Longs Drugs and Macy’s inside Kahala Mall. Read more
Carole Baskin, who became a pop culture sensation due to Netflix’s docuseries “Tiger King,” is being sued for defamation by a former assistant. 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
“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
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