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Vehicles lined up early, snaking around the block waiting to enter The Food Basket’s Ohana Food Drop Thursday at the Kekuaokalani Gymnasium parking lot in Kailua-Kona.
‘A real game changer’: United Airlines to begin COVID-19 testing pilot program for Hawaii-bound flights
United Airlines will kick off a COVID-19 pilot testing program next month for travelers flying between San Francisco and Hawaii, including to Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keahole.
HONOLULU — A challenge to Hawaii’s strict gun laws was back before a federal appeals court Thursday, where an attorney representing the state tried to defend a law that allowed officials to deny George Young a permit to carry a loaded gun in public.
The Hawaii Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a man found last week deceased in Pololu Valley in North Kohala.
HONOLULU — A financially hurting Hawaii candy maker known for a memorable slogan is trying to shore up its business by offering a deal to vendors as the company faces difficulties because of the coronavirus pandemic’s economic fallout.
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.