2 men in Seattle and San Francisco face hate crimes which targeted people of Asian descent.
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Prosecutors in Seattle and San Francisco have charged men with hate crimes in separate incidents that authorities say targeted people of Asian descent amid a wave of high-profile and sometimes deadly violence against Asian Americans since the pandemic began. Read more
Hawaii sees another day of triple-digit new COVID-19 infections and 3 additional coronavirus-related deaths
No further information was immediately available regarding the latest deaths — two on Maui and one on Oahu. Read more
Demonstrators are rallying today at the state Capitol for the “Stop Asian Hate Rally and March” in the wake of recent mass shootings at Atlanta, Ga., spas. Read more
UC Irvine continued its baseball mastery of the Big West — and Hawaii — with today’s doubleheader sweep at Cicerone Field at Anteater Ballpark in Irvine, Calif. Read more
A pair of overnight fatal shootings along the beachfront in Virginia Beach wounded several people in a scene described by authorities on Saturday as “very chaotic.” Read more
A police department in Maryland has released body camera video that captured two of its officers berating a 5-year-old boy who had walked away from his elementary school, calling him a “little beast” and threatening him with a beating. Read more
A giant container ship remained stuck sideways in Egypt’s Suez Canal for a fifth day today, as authorities made new attempts to free the vessel and reopen a crucial waterway whose blockage is disrupting global shipping and trade. Read more
Five thousand music lovers are set to attend a rock concert in Barcelona on Saturday after passing a same-day COVID-19 screening to test its effectiveness in preventing outbreaks of the virus at large cultural events. Read more
Railway traffic resumes after deadly crash in southern Egypt kills at least 19 people and injures 185 others
Rail traffic resumed Saturday in southern Egypt, authorities said, a day after two trains collided, killing at least 19 people and injuring 185 others. Read more
Indonesia’s most volatile volcano was erupting again Saturday, releasing plumes of ash high into the air and sending streams of lava and debris down its slopes. Read more
The online news site Myanmar Now reported late Saturday that the death toll had reached 114. A count issued by an independent researcher in Yangon who has been compiling near-real time death tolls put the total at 107, spread over more than two dozen cities and towns. Read more
The boater went out fishing Thursday morning from Waianae in a 16-foot boat, “Size No Matter,” and did not return. Read more
Police said the incident occurred at 1:15 a.m. today near the intersection of Randolph and Midway streets. Read more
UH senior Rado Parapunov led the Warriors with 17 kills and reached a milestone with his 100th career ace, becoming the eighth UH player to reach triple-digit and catching past UH greats Yuval Katz and Sivan Leoni. Read more
The expansion of the arsenal is a growing threat to the United States and allies in the region. Read more
Hawaiian Airlines’ Peter Ingram is more optimistic thanks to higher travel demand and federal aid from the latest coronavirus relief bill. Read more
Roughly 300 participants, a camera crew and other essential people will be on the grounds of the Edith Kanakaole Stadium, as compared to the typical 5,000 to 6,000 who flock to the hula festival on Hawaii island. Read more
Three lanes on the H-1 westbound prior to the Vineyard off-ramp have been reopened following a motor vehicle accident, according to a City and County of Honolulu alert. Read more
Earlier this month, Blangiardi came under heavy criticism for allowing more people at funerals but not at weddings as he amended the current Tier 3 restrictions. Read more
The president is seeking to revive a U.S.-convened forum of the world’s major economies on climate. It will be held virtually April 22 and 23. Read more
Authorities previously said Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa, 21, purchased the AR-15 style gun used in the mass shooting, six days before Monday’s fatal shootings. Read more