State health officials report 96 new infections in addition to today’s single COVID-19 death.
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Of all the confirmed Hawaii cases, 1,001 have required hospitalizations, with 13 new hospitalizations — all on Oahu — reported today by state health officials. Read more
They marched to promote a variety of causes including women’s rights, human rights, protecting the environment, fair elections, unions, LGBTQ rights and Black Lives Matter. Read more
“A stalled front near Kauai and Niihau will bring the potential for locally heavy showers and thunderstorms to repeatedly move over land, especially tonight,” forecasters said. Read more
Team Save America organized the rally to protest Twitter, which it said squelches conservative speech. Read more
Mookie Betts’ defense, Walker Buehler’s pitching and consecutive first-inning home runs boosted the Dodgers to a 3-1 win that forced the National League Championship Series to a Game 7. Read more
If both cases are confirmed by the state, Kauai’s total number of cases since the start of the pandemic would increase to 61. Read more
Dozens of other rallies were held from New York to San Francisco to Honolulu to signal opposition to Trump and his policies. Read more
The Broncos had COVID-19 news of their own today: Running backs coach Curtis Modkins has tested positive and won’t make the trip to New England. Read more
Zoo director Tanya Peterson said Maki was “an aging wild animal who needed special care” for ailments including arthritis. Read more
Biden had no public events planned for Saturday. But in a memo to supporters, campaign manager Jen O’Malley Dillon warned about becoming complacent. Read more
French President Emmanuel Macron went to the school to denounce what he called an “Islamist terrorist attack.” Read more
Priority will be given to visitor industry workers and city employees. Read more
Both men were mildly dehydrated but did not need further medical attention, officials said. Read more
Biologists have also found Asian swamp eels in waterways in Hawaii, Georgia, New Jersey, Maryland, Michigan, Florida and Pennsylvania. Read more
Hawaii Lt. Gov. Josh Green said today that a final Thursday passenger count included 6,918 visitors and 3,184 residents. Read more
VIDEO: Oceanit Founder and CEO Pat Sullivan joins Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s Spotlight Hawaii to discuss saliva test
Oceanit Founder and CEO Pat Sullivan joined Spotlight Hawaii, a new series from the Honolulu Star-Advertiser that shines a spotlight on issues affecting our islands, today and took viewer questions. Read more
The store on 12th Avenue has for years been a go-to for shoppers looking to buy comics and comics-related merchandise, along with toys, games, trading cards, board games and other collectibles. Read more
Hawaii or bust: A traveler’s notebook as he successfully navigates Hawaii’s pre-travel testing program
Freelance journalist Erick Bengel is on assignment for the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, standing in for Hawaii-bound travelers trying to navigate the state’s pre-travel testing program that starts Thursday. Read more
The models show that the month of October is expected to start off dryer than average, go through a transition in November, and then bring larger-scale, wetter than average conditions from December through April. Read more
Traffic signs, cones, and parking barricades will mark the work zones, and special duty officers will direct traffic. Motorists should exercise caution when passing through the area. Read more
A New York tabloid’s puzzling account about how it acquired emails purportedly from Joe Biden’s son has raised some red flags. One of the biggest involves the source of the emails: Rudy Giuliani. Read more