On Thursday, Hawaii health officials reported 129 new coronavirus cases statewide, bringing the state total to 20,650.
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Today’s new statewide infection cases reported by the Health Department include 79 on Oahu, 33 on Maui, 13 on the Big Island, one on Kauai, and three Hawaii residents diagnosed outside the state. Read more
Hawaii multi-purpose standout Calvin Turner broke loose for 252 total yards and two long touchdowns to help propel the Rainbow Warrior football team to a 28-14 win over Houston in the New Mexico Bowl today in Frisco, Texas. Read more
Caldwell has warned that Oahu could revert to the more-restrictive Tier 1 if the trend of triple-digit new cases continues. Read more
There were no immediate reports of damage from the Philippines. Read more
The company booked all of its aircraft and pilots and conducted nine flights on Monday — figures the company has not reported since before the pandemic began. Read more
EMS said it was unknown how fast the cars were going, but that significant damage was noted on both vehicles. Read more
Tua Tagovailoa appreciates friendship with Marcus Mariota; both could make history in Dolphins-Raiders matchup
Long before they took the college football world by storm and their NFL careers began, Tua Tagovailoa will never forget when he first met fellow Hawaiian and Samoan quarterback Marcus Mariota. Read more
The suspect, Jesse Martinez, 37, was arrested and charged with murder and other crimes, the department said. Read more
Helped by rock-bottom rates, the housing market has been a source of strength in an economy pounded by the coronavirus outbreak. Read more
Surf is expected to build to 18 to 24 feet along north shores, and 14 to 18 feet along west shores today, bringing strong, breaking waves and rip currents. Read more
The rare Christmas Eve session of the House lasted just minutes, with help for millions of Americans awaiting Trump’s signature on the bill. Read more
After tossing a grenade that threatens to blow up a massive COVID relief and government funding bill and force a government shutdown in the midst of a pandemic, President Donald Trump spent his Christmas Eve golfing in Florida. Read more
Trading was extremely light in the abbreviated session ahead of the Christmas holiday. Read more
They’re frightened by what people are doing, or not doing, during a coronavirus pandemic that has already killed more than 320,000 nationwide and shows no signs of slowing down. Read more
With the smaller operation, they have also added a voicemail for callers who don’t reach an operator. Read more
Alabama teammates Mac Jones and DeVonta Smith join Clemson’s Trevor Lawrence and Florida’s Kyle Trask as Heisman finalists
Alabama teammates Mac Jones and DeVonta Smith along with Clemson’s Trevor Lawrence and Florida’s Kyle Trask have been named finalists for the Heisman Trophy. Read more
The deal, reached after nine tough months of negotiations, would ensure Britain and the 27-nation bloc can continue to trade in goods without tariffs or quotas after the U.K. breaks fully free of the EU on New Year’s Day. Read more
With great fanfare last week, 44 attorneys general hit Google with two antitrust complaints, following a landmark lawsuit the Justice Department and 11 states lodged against the Alphabet Inc. unit in October. What’s less known is that Oracle Corp. spent years working behind the scenes to convince regulators and law enforcement agencies in Washington, more than 30 states, the European Union, Australia and at least three other countries to rein in Google’s huge Read more
Early autopsies of deceased patients confirmed the coronavirus does not just cause respiratory disease, but can also attack other vital organs. Read more
Gov. David Ige on Wednesday said the passage of a new coronavirus relief bill by the U.S. Congress this week has prompted him to delay the implementation of state worker furloughs previously due to begin on Jan. 1. Read more