According to the “Honolulu Star-Advertiser”, nearly 500 Hawaii education employees received the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine on Friday.
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Nearly 500 Hawaii education employees receive Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine before in-person classes resume
The state Department of Health notified a list of public school workers just a day and a half ago giving them the option of getting the Johnson & Johnson shot this week or waiting to receive Moderna’s vaccine. Read more
Today’s announcement only pertains to outdoor activities. Read more
Police said the teen struck the victim on Feb. 17, causing bodily injury. Read more
Police said there are no arrests at this time. Read more
The delays add to the uncertainty around bringing about an end to the pandemic as the nation’s virus fatigue grows. Read more
Responding officers found Dacalio dragging an 80-year-old woman into a home. Read more
The roundabout, back and forth drive lasted just 33 minutes and went so well that more driving was on tap today and Saturday for the the six-wheeled rover. Read more
The university spent years before and after the dismissal keeping an investigation of Miles’ behavior shielded from public view. This week’s release of the 2013 report came after USA Today brought a public records lawsuit in Louisiana. Read more
Senate leaders and moderate Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin struck a deal late today over emergency jobless benefits, breaking a nine-hour logjam that had stalled the party’s showpiece $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill. Read more
Francis brushed aside the coronavirus pandemic and security concerns to resume his globe-trotting papacy after a yearlong hiatus spent under COVID-19 lockdown in Vatican City. Read more
It’s the first known case to be brought against a Trump appointee in the Jan. 6 insurrection, which led to Trump’s historic second impeachment. Read more
The University of Hawaii football team will open its 2021 regular season in the Rose Bowl and end it at 7,200-foot elevation, the school announced this morning. Read more
The full scope of the investigation is unclear, but it at least partly involves Giuliani’s Ukraine dealing. Read more
The National Weather Service has issued a high surf advisory for the north facing shores of the isles of Molokai, Maui and Hawaii island, effective until 6 a.m. Saturday. Read more
Today’s new statewide infection cases reported by the Health Department include 29 on Oahu, 18 on Maui, four on Hawaii island, and three residents diagnosed outside of Hawaii. Read more
Practically within minutes of the BAA’s announcement greatly expanding its virtual version of the race, a boisterous social media maelstrom ensued. Read more
Peter Yee and Kanani Elaban of Hawaii Unemployment Updates & Support Group, and Angela Keen of Hawaii Quarantine Kapu Breakers joined Spotlight Hawaii today for a livestream video and took viewer questions. 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 politically sensitive trade gap with China fell 3.2% to $27.2 billion. The trade deficit with Mexico rose $1.6 billion to $11.9 billion in January. Read more
The escalation of violence has put pressure on the world community to act to restrain the junta, which seized power on Feb. 1 by ousting the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi. Read more