With the new coronavirus cases, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases climbs to 16,302.
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Today’s new infection cases in Hawaii include 72 on Oahu, 15 on the Big Island, six on Maui, one on Kauai, and three Hawaii resident diagnosed outside the state, according to the health department. Read more
The owner of the Puna Geothermal Venture plant announced today that it resumed electricity generation on Hawaii island Friday. Read more
It is expected to become SimpliFi Arena by Bank of Hawaii at Stan Sheriff Center. Read more
A student at a private middle school on Oahu tested positive for COVID-19, prompting a Health Department investigation and contact tracing of 100 people — but only one other student ultimately tested positive. Read more
The nine new sites, which will offer “swab-and-send” tests curbside, are spread across Oahu, Maui, and Hawaii island. Read more
The fire at Naniwaya Gardens, located at 6750 Hawaii Kai Drive, was contained to a single unit, unit 603, in which two dogs died from the fire, HFD said. Read more
The statement from cybersecurity experts amounted to the most direct repudiation to date of Trump’s efforts to undermine the integrity of the contest. Read more
School systems in Detroit, Indianapolis, Philadelphia and suburban Minneapolis are giving up on in-person classes, and some governors are reimposing restrictions on bars and restaurants or getting more serious about masks. Read more
Mayor Kirk Caldwell held a press conference at 12:15 p.m. today to provide residents with an update on the status of Oahu as it relates to Honolulu’s COVID-19 Recovery Framework. Read more
The autumn Masters brought a different course, for sure, some of that courtesy of the weather. Read more
Costco Wholesale Corp. says starting Monday, it has revised its policy to require all members, guests and employees entering its stores to wear a face mask or face shield. Read more
A fire that broke out at the Ross Dress for Less store in Kapolei today, forcing shoppers and employees to evacuate. Read more
Southwest Airlines is cautioning that the tenuous recovery in air travel could be fading as coronavirus cases spike across the United States. Read more
Dancer Mark Kanemura’s lip-sync videos aim straight for our neglected pleasure receptors. Read more
Kaniho, a 2017 Kahuku alumnus, was the 2016 Honolulu Star-Advertiser defensive player of the year in high school and a two-time, All-State, first-team selection. Read more
A haze hung over New Jersey’s recreational marijuana legalization effort on Thursday as negotiations over taxes delayed required legislation. Read more
The University of Hawaii men’s basketball team is predicted to finish fourth in the Big West Conference this coming season, according to polling of media covering the league. Read more
Honolulu police is asking for the public’s help in identifying a male suspect in an attempted purse-snatching in Waikiki. Read more
Measles deaths worldwide swelled to their highest level in 23 years last year, according to a report released Thursday, a stunning rise for a vaccine-preventable disease and one that public health experts fear could grow as the coronavirus pandemic continues to disrupt immunization and detection efforts. Read more
According to officials, data from the state Health Department “clearly shows that the majority of those now being affected on Hawaii island are between the ages of 1 and 40 years and are West Hawaii based.” Read more
Maui County will be giving away 6,000 free Thanksgiving turkeys, with fixings, to residents impacted by COVID-19, according to Mayor Mike Victorino. Read more