The lawsuit alleges that leadership of the church is misusing member donations for non-charitable purposes.
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Hawaii Department of Health officials said today that of the state’s total infection count, 885 cases were considered to be active. Read more
Members are asked to contribute 10% of their income to the church. The practice, which is used in other faith groups, isn’t required for church members but is strongly encouraged. Read more
The suspect accused of opening fire inside a crowded Colorado supermarket was a 21-year-old man who purchased an assault weapon less than a week earlier, authorities said today, a day after the attack that killed 10 people, including a police officer. Read more
He catapulted down a grass embankment before coming to rest in the canal next to Makaha Bridge. Read more
A Big Island mother whose daughter starved to death in 2016 was sentenced to 10 years in probation. Read more
Postmaster General Louis DeJoy today announced plans to slow mail delivery standards and cut hours at some post offices as part of a 10-year strategy to stabilize the struggling agency. Read more
The NFL Network reported Mariota will receive $3.5 million. If he hits all the bonus thresholds it could be worth as much s $8 million. Read more
Sen. Tammy Duckworth is pressuring President Joe Biden to step up Asian American and Pacific Islander representation in top positions of the administration, saying today that she will not vote for any future nominees who are white and straight until the situation is addressed to her satisfaction. Read more
The Waikiki Aquarium said today it was vandalized over the weekend after its 117th Birthday festivities on Friday, which included a fundraiser and in-person beach cleanup. Read more
Numerous brown water advisories for stormwater runoff into coastal waters due to heavy rains have been newly issued or extended today throughout the island chain, the state Department of Health Clean Water Branch announced today. Read more
If Hawaii reaches 450,000 downloads by Friday, Zippy’s has pledged to offer 25% off any breakfast bento from March 29 through April 2 as part of its “All in for AlohaSafe” campaign. Read more
The area of rain is nearly stationary, Read more
The men are accused of stealing the dead woman’s credit cards to help fund their South Beach vacation, the report says. Read more
Financial terms of his employment were undisclosed. Read more
The Walt Disney Co. today overhauled its upcoming film release plans, postponing some of its biggest films and shifting Marvel’s “Black Widow,” among other titles, to Disney+ the same time they arrive in theaters. Read more
The final juror was chosen today, wrapping up a process that took more than two weeks and was complicated by worldwide attention to Floyd’s death. Read more
The Evanston City Council on Monday voted 8-1 to begin making good on its pledge to distribute $10 million over the next 10 years with the distribution of $400,000 to eligible Black households. Read more
There are at least 160 Asian American and Pacific Islanders in 33 state legislatures nationwide. A whopping 51 of those sit in Hawaii’s legislature. Read more
Tokyo District Prosecutors have been questioning the Taylors since they were extradited from the United States earlier this month. Read more
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer vowed this morning to bring to the Senate floor legislation passed by the House that would require background checks for most gun sales and transfers. Read more
The election was seen as a referendum on Netanyahu’s polarizing leadership style, and the initial results showed that the country remains as deeply divided as ever. Read more