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Brazilian pro surfer Yago Dora met the state’s requirements for exemption, authorities say. Read more
Ellison, the world’s 11th-wealthiest person and co-founder of Oracle Corp., notified his staff today of the move. Read more
Hawaii sees 190 new coronavirus infections; Halawa prison cluster accounts for 54% of Oahu’s latest cases
Two more Halawa prison inmates tested positive, DPS said today, bringing the total number of infected individuals in the current outbreak to 169 inmates and 28 staff. Read more
President-elect Joe Biden told Americans today that “democracy prevailed” as electors nationwide cast votes affirming his victory in last month’s election, saying the country’s governing principles were “pushed, tested, threatened” but did not crumble. Read more
The Queen’s Medical Center today received its first shipment of 975 doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine and will begin immunizing front-line workers beginning on Tuesday. Read more
People at both networks know that viewers who abhorred President Donald Trump may no longer need their nightly therapy sessions with Rachel Maddow or Don Lemon. Read more
The meals are available to children ages 18 and younger, regardless of where they attend school. Read more
Heightened security was in place in some states as electors met to cast paper ballots, with masks, social distancing and other pandemic precautions the order of the day. Read more
Police said a robbery occurred at the French Wrench Shell service station at 520 Ward Ave. around 6:20 a.m. today. Read more
Trump said Deputy Attorney General Jeff Rosen, whom he labeled “an outstanding person,” will become Acting Attorney General. Read more
Unless 75% of the nation is vaccinated, the engine of the economy will not jump start the way so many are hoping. The debates about health restrictions and economic stimulus plans would continue. Read more
The strike caused an explosion and fire onboard the ship, damaging its hull. All 22 sailors on board escaped without injury and firefighters later extinguished the blaze. Read more
There was plenty of applause and some tears as news cameras captured the mundane rituals of an injection, underscoring the pent-up hope that this was the first step in getting past the pandemic. Read more
Thousands of people gathered in the Chilean region of La Araucanía today to witness a solar eclipse, rejoicing in the rare experience even though visibility was limited because of cloudy skies. Skies were clear in northern Patagonia in Argentina, where people also watched the moon briefly block out the sun and plunge daytime into darkness. Read more
The Rainbow Warriors play host to the Vulcans in the men’s game at 7 p.m. Saturday. The women’s game between the Rainbow Wahine and Vulcans is scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday. Read more
The quake was too small to generate a tsunami. 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
The U.S. crossed the 300,000 threshold on the same it day it launched the biggest vaccination campaign in American history, with health care workers rolling up their sleeves for COVID-19 shots. Read more
The first detailed maps of nearly all the nearshore coral reefs of the main Hawaiian Islands found vast areas of decline and degradation linked to shoreline development, overfishing and increasing water heat waves. Read more
A-28-year-old Haiku man suffered life-threatening injuries in a collision in Kahului Sunday. Read more
VIDEO: Hawaii State Senate President Ron Kouchi joins the Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s Spotlight Hawaii
Hawaii State Senate President Ron Kouchi joined us today to take your questions during Spotlight Hawaii. Read more