In addition to the new coronavirus cases, Hawaii health officials say the statewide COVID-19 infections have climbed to 28,305.
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Today’s new infection cases include 22 on Oahu, 15 on Maui, seven on Hawaii island, and two Hawaii resident diagnosed outside the state. Read more
Radar at 1:50 p.m. showed heavy rain over Central Oahu falling at rates of up to 2 to 4 inches per hour. Read more
The situation will vary from campus to campus, depending on conditions at the school, student needs and parent preferences. Read more
Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi highlights affordable housing, homelessness crisis in State of the City address
The city’s Office of Housing has been changed to reflect that focus, and is now the Office of Housing and Homelessness. Read more
FACEBOOK LIVE: 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
Amid strong bipartisan pushback, security officials say they will soon scale back fencing that has circled the U.S. Capitol and cut off the entire area to pedestrian and vehicular traffic since a mob attacked the building on Jan. 6. Read more
The Honolulu city beach parks makai of Diamond Head Road are crowded with walkers, surfers, fishers, beachgoers and sightseers from dawn to dusk. Read more
The pavement and slope below the road appear to be in good condition. Read more
AstraZeneca’s formula is one of three vaccines in use on the continent. Read more
Leaders and elected officials in Portland, Oregon, came together Monday to demand an end to violence, criminal destruction and intimidation by “anarchists” as destructive protests continue in the city. Read more
The collision occurred near the intersection of Nimitz Highway and Waiakamilo Road at about 10:05 p.m. Read more
VIDEO: Department of Labor and Industrial Relations Director Anne Perreira-Eustaquio joins the Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s Spotlight Hawaii
Department of Labor and Industrial Relations Director Anne Perreira-Eustaquio joined Spotlight Hawaii today for a livestream video and took viewer questions. Read more
In examining the TV shows most popular with children ages 8 to 12, knowns as “tweens,” researchers found that the emphasis on fame diminished in 2017. Read more
Police said speed or alcohol were not factors in the crash. Read more
Police did not disclose the name of the hotel. Read more
Honolulu police responded to several robbery cases involving firearms or other deadly weapons on Saturday. Read more
Like shortages of protective clothing for health care workers, hospital equipment and even toilet paper, the reality of empty meat counters was a shock to many Americans unaccustomed to scarcities. Read more
In contrast to the United States, sales of EVs have taken off in Europe and China, largely because of much more far-reaching pollution regulations and government incentives. Read more
The driver — whom authorities identified only as a 71-year-old man — appeared to lose control of his Volvo station wagon shortly after 9 a.m. near a community college. Read more
Face masks and social distancing are still required at the island, which once housed Al Capone and George “Machine Gun” Kelly. Read more
The Vatican’s orthodoxy office issued a formal response to a question about whether Catholic clergy have the authority to bless gay unions. Read more