Maunalani Nursing Center halts visitations after vaccinated resident contracts COVID-19.
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Maunalani Nursing and Rehabilitation Center announced today it has suspended family visitation and new admissions after a patient who had received two doses of the Moderna vaccine in January and February tested positive for COVID-19 after recently being admitted to facility. Read more
Protesters rallied today at the Hawaii State Capitol with colorful signs declaring, “Say No! to Anti-Asian Racist Terror!” for the “Stop Asian Hate Rally and March,” in the wake of the recent deadly Atlanta spa shootings. 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
No. 1 Hawaii picked up where it left off on Friday in a 25-15, 25-19, 25-21 sweep in tonight’s Big West men’s volleyball rematch with No. 12 UC San Diego at SimpliFi Arena. 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
Honolulu Ocean Safety lifeguards today rescued dozens of people throughout the day off Electric Beach at Kahe Point, where apparent calm conditions can hide treacherous currents. Read more
A 21-year-old motorcyclist was critically injured in an accident this morning on the H-1 freeway in the westbound lanes before the Ward Avenue overpass. Read more
Two people were injured tonight when a motorcycle and a moped collided. Read more
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
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