Despite Honolulu’s withdrawal from the procurement process, HART’s CEO says the rail authority still wants the project to move forward.
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But Andrew Robbins, HART’s executive director and CEO, said the rail authority is not canceling the procurement and is considering how best to move forward. Read more
No further information was immediately available about the latest deaths on Oahu. The Hawaii Department of Health has yet to count the latest deaths at the Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. Read more
Republicans are expecting President Donald Trump to announce Saturday that he is nominating Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court as he aims to put a historic stamp on the high court just weeks before the election. Read more
Ocean Safety officials have posted shark warning signs at two popular beaches on Oahu’s south and north shores. Read more
The network of protected bike lanes and bus-only lane are part of the city’s commitment to its “Complete Streets” initiative, which aims an to improve the safety and accessibility of roadways for all users. Read more
The 21-year-old man was partially ejected from his vehicle and pulled from the wreckage as it was engulfed in flames. Read more
Thursday’s kerfuffle and accompanying internet outrage over a handful of ballots is likely a taste of what’s to come in the month left before the presidential election 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
To find desks, people are scouring stores near and far and even making their own. Read more
Two former administrators of a Massachusetts veterans home, where nearly 80 people sickened by the coronavirus died have been charged over their handling of the outbreak, the state attorney general said today. Read more
The bay, which has been closed since March due to the pandemic, has experienced a sort of resurgence to its coral reef ecosystem. Read more
Reports said that the plane had a military crew and that most of those aboard were students at an aviation university run by the defense ministry. Read more
Housing advocates worry that overturning these bans could cause homelessness to spike, forcing people to crowd into indoor spaces and shelters and worsening the spread of infection. Read more
Alphabet Inc. said Friday that it will prohibit severance packages for anyone fired for misconduct or is the subject of a sexual misconduct investigation. Read more
Breonna Taylor’s family demanded today that Kentucky authorities release all body camera footage, police files and the transcripts of the grand jury proceedings that led to no charges being brought against police officers who killed the Black woman during a raid at her apartment. Read more
The pandemic has wrecked livelihoods and darkened the world’s economic outlook, and damaged the whole concept of multilateralism that European leaders have long embraced. Read more
University President Golden resigned today, less than a year after he was hired, the Kansas Board of Regents said today. Read more
Usually considered a tropical paradise, Tahiti has become a kind of prison to them. Read more
VIDEO: Mike McCartney, Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism, and Jeff Wagoner of Outrigger Hotels and Resorts, join Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s Spotlight Hawaii
Mike McCartney, Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism, and Jeff Wagoner of Outrigger Hotels and Resorts joined Spotlight Hawaii, a new series from the Honolulu Star-Advertiser that shines a spotlight on issues affecting our islands, today for a livestream took viewer questions. Read more
Timothy Ray Brown, dubbed “the Berlin patient” because of where he lived at the time, had a transplant from a donor with a rare, natural resistance to the AIDS virus. Read more