UH guard Biwali Bayless will return to Australia and pursue a pro basketball career.
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University of Hawaii guard Biwali Bayles has decided to remain in Australia and pursue a pro basketball career. Read more
George Young’s lawyer said he will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to review the case. Read more
Kaiser Permanente Hawaii has partnered with Consolidated Theatres to open a mass vaccination site at the Kapolei theater location. Read more
Residents can make multiple daily trips to the station through the end of the month, although hazardous waste like dirt, rocks and soil will not be accepted. Read more
A skyscraper-sized cargo ship wedged across Egypt’s Suez Canal further imperiled global shipping Thursday as at least 150 other vessels needing to pass through the crucial waterway idled waiting for the obstruction to clear, authorities said. Read more
The suspect in the shooting at a Boulder, Colorado, supermarket was convicted of assaulting a high school classmate but still got a gun. The man accused of opening fire on three massage businesses in the Atlanta area bought his gun just hours before the attack — no waiting required. Read more
More than three months into the U.S. vaccination drive, many of the numbers paint an increasingly encouraging picture, with 70% of Americans 65 and older receiving at least one dose of the vaccine and COVID-19 deaths dipping below 1,000 a day on average for the first time since November. Read more
With Congress unlikely to move quickly on gun legislation, the White House is pressing ahead with plans for a series of executive orders that President Joe Biden expects to roll out in the coming weeks as a way of keeping up pressure on the issue. Read more
Congress has approved the construction of an outpatient clinic for Leeward Oahu veterans. Read more
The launches came a day after U.S. and South Korean officials said the North fired short-range weapons presumed to be cruise missiles into its western sea over the weekend. Read more
As Americans slowly return to flying, airlines are dropping some of the changes they made early in the pandemic. Read more
In the past, YouTube and other video-hosting networks like Twitter and Facebook have removed videos with graphic violence, including in 2019 when a gunman in Christchurch, New Zealand, streamed his own massacre. Read more
The Superior Court of California tracks family law data in each of its 58 counties, including Los Angeles, where divorce filings are down 17.3% from the previous rolling year. Read more
Among those who benefited from the special treatment was the governor’s brother, CNN anchor Chris Cuomo, and his family, who were tested several times in the pandemic’s early phase, this person said. Read more
Foes and allies alike are pleading with the president to change course to stem a recent surge of daily deaths accounting for almost one-third of the total worldwide. Read more
It remained unclear when the route, through which around 10% of world trade flows and which is particularly crucial for the transport of oil, would reopen. Read more
A Marine stationed at Camp H.M. Smith conducting skydiving training at Marine Corps Training Area Bellows this morning hit and was caught in a tree and was treated and transported in critical condition to The Queen’s Medical Center, officials said. Read more
The previous eight Lotte events were held at Ko Olina, which was unable to host this year. Read more
A brown water advisory has been issued for Wailupe Beach Park on Oahu, the state Department of Health Clean Water Branch announced today Read more
Voting mostly along party lines, the U.S. Senate has confirmed Levine to be assistant secretary of health. She becomes the first openly transgender federal official to win Senate confirmation. Read more
A section of Kinau Street up to Ward Avenue was closed for a few hours for an investigation but has since been reopened. Read more