In addition to one more coronavirus death, Hawaii health officials report 99 new COVID-19 infections statewide.
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University of Hawaii basketball forward Justin Hemsley has entered the NCAA’s transfer portal. Read more
Of all the confirmed Hawaii infection cases, 1,947 have required hospitalizations, with four new hospitalizations reported today by state health officials. Read more
Oahu weddings may see the number of guests allowed in the city’s Tier 3 reopening plan bumped up to 25 from the current 10. Read more
A push to change the name of McKinley High School and remove its towering bronze statue of President William McKinley ran aground Thursday at the Legislature after passionate testimony on both sides. Read more
The revised recommendations represent a turn away from the 6-foot standard that has sharply limited how many students some schools can accommodate. Read more
The hearing came on the heels of a shooting in which a white gunman killed eight people at three Atlanta-area massage parlors. Six of the victims were of Asian descent. Read more
Both the F-22 and Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II are stealth fighters with advanced sensors that are intended to integrate with other U.S. forces. Read more
New or gently used musical instruments will be collected at a drive-thru event at Ala Wai Elementary School on Saturday morning for distribution to needy schools and students. Read more
The extent of the outbreak, what portions of the club were closed or how it was affecting the former first family weren’t immediately clear. Read more
This year’s parade theme was to have been “Na ‘Aina Ho‘opulapula: Celebrating a Century of Prince Kuhio’s Legacy,” highlighting Hawaiian homestead lands. Read more
Online vehicle registrations on Oahu in 2020 increased by 30% from the year before, and there was a fourfold spike in the use of Hawaii DMV Now self-service kiosks. Read more
The suspect is described to be in his early 20s with a heavy build. He was wearing a black face covering at the time of the robbery. Read more
Speaking in her native Taishanese dialect that was translated by her daughter, Zie said she instinctively responded by hitting the man repeatedly with a wooden stick Read more
The Golden Eagles (17-10) will play seventh-seeded Florida in the South Region on Sunday. Read more
“It pays off to make bold decisions and to trust that if you have an extraordinary team, you will be able to solve any problem and obstacle which comes your way in real time.” Read more
So far, at least 19 leaders, members or associates of the neo-fascist Proud Boys have been charged in federal court with offenses related to the Jan. 6 riots. 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
You can enjoy small gatherings again, but should continue wearing a mask and social distancing in public. Read more
Seven of the slain were women, and six of them were of Asian descent. Read more
Her job status became shaky days after Condé Nast named her to the position, when the offensive tweets she had posted as a teenager in 2011 resurfaced. Read more
Hawaii health officials urge the public to stay out of Manoa stream and Ala Moana Boat Harbor after sewage spill
Hawaii Department of Health officials are advising the public to stay out of the waters of Manoa stream below Lowrey Avenue, and at the Ala Moana Boat Harbor and canoe launch area following a raw sewage spill in Manoa on Thursday. Read more