Biden declares his inauguration as “America’s Day…This is democracy’s day…”
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“This is America’s day. This is democracy’s day. A day in history and hope, of renewal and resolve,” Biden said. Read more
Adams and his aide were cited in late August 2020 for allegedly violating an emergency park-closure order on Oahu. Read more
Taro farming group makes peaceful splash at Hawaii Capitol amid inauguration security worries across country
Except for one demonstrator, there was little support for former President Donald Trump outside the Capitol on the opening day of the state Legislature and as Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States. Read more
Vice President Kamala Harris drew applause as she entered the chamber to deliver the oath of office to the new Democratic senators — Jon Ossoff, Raphael Warnock and Alex Padilla. Read more
The comments are a startling turn for the Proud Boys, which for years backed Trump and promoted political violence. Read more
He at one point delivered an understated line: “We were not a regular administration.” Read more
Honolulu police arrested a 19-year-old man Tuesday night after he assaulted a police officer who pulled him over for traffic violations in Kapolei, police said. 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
Rare for an inaugural address, President Joe Biden issued a strong repudiation of white supremacy and domestic terrorism seen on the rise under Donald Trump. Read more
For the first time in more than a decade, Republicans are waking up to a Washington where Democrats control the White House and Congress, adjusting to an era of diminished power, deep uncertainty and internal feuding. Read more
Starting Tuesday, Maui County began requiring all interisland and trans-Pacific travelers to the isle to download the state’s new AlohaSafe Alert app prior to arrival or else undergo a mandatory, 10-day quarantine. Read more
Kamala Devi Harris strutted between the metal barricades and the sparse crowd along Pennsylvania Avenue, clutching her grandniece’s hand and waving at cheering supporters. As she approached the White House, she locked arms with her husband and walked between the gates and up the stairs of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, the trumpets blaring as she made history. Read more
Some in the group of about 150 people smashed windows and spray-painted anarchist symbols at the political party building. Read more
Moku, a graduate of Damien High School with a Master of Business Administration from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, also served as vice president of University Relations at HPU. Read more
Many expressed hope Biden would right U.S. democracy two weeks after rioters stormed the Capitol, shaking the faith of those fighting for democracy in their own countries. Read more
Trump departed office as the only president ever impeached twice, and with millions more out of work than when he was sworn in and 400,000 dead from the coronavirus. Read more
Construction on the long disputed Keystone XL oil pipeline halted today as incoming U.S. President Joe Biden decided to revoke its permit. Read more
Lynelle Marble and Brandon Kurisu of AlohaSafe Alert app joined Spotlight Hawaii, a series from the Honolulu Star-Advertiser that shines a spotlight on issues affecting our islands, today for a livestream video and took viewer questions. Read more
For years, legions of QAnon conspiracy theory adherents encouraged one another to “trust the plan” as they waited for the day when President Donald Trump would orchestrate mass arrests, military tribunals and executions of his Satan-worshipping, child-sacrificing enemies. Read more
The 15 executive actions are an attempt to essentially rewind the last four years of federal policies with striking speed. Read more
The 22-year-old Gorman referenced everything from Biblical scripture to “Hamilton,” and at times echoed the oratory of John F. Kennedy and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Read more