With the addition of 114 new coronavirus cases, Hawaii’s statewide total of infections rises to 29,794.
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Of all the confirmed Hawaii infection cases, 1,997 have required hospitalizations, with eight new hospitalizations reported today by state health officials. Read more
The majority, 17, occurred on Oahu, which was six more than the number for the island during the same time period last year. Read more
Aguilar, 65, poses a “very serious danger to the community,” Assistant U.S. Attorney Micah Smith told Porter during a hearing in which Aguilar appeared by phone from the Honolulu Federal Detention Center. Read more
The Justice Department inquiry is also examining whether Gaetz had sex with a 17-year-old girl and whether she received anything of material value, according to four people familiar with the investigation. Read more
Maumalanga, 45, was gunned down in Aiea Saturday night. He was found lifeless in the carport of his home at Eke Place with multiple gunshot wounds to his upper body. Read more
Starting today, only a limited supply of paper passes will be available at retailers and on board buses. Read more
The deadline for the Hawaii Restaurant holiday card has been extended to Sunday due to a misunderstanding over time zones. Read more
The delivery is expected to cause brief traffic delays along the route. Read more
Police withheld the identities of the dead but said one was a 9-year-old boy. Read more
Experts say the risk is low, but are still studying how well the shots blunt the spread of the virus. Read more
Wie West first played the event in 2003, tying for ninth at age 13. Read more
Though the pace of applications has dropped sharply since early this year, they remain high by historical standards: Before the pandemic flattened the economy a year ago, jobless claims typically ran below 220,000 a week. Read more
Albert E. Letoa was charged Wednesday with second-degree robbery. His bail is set at $20,000. Read more
The robbery occurred on a sidewalk fronting the Chinatown Cultural Plaza at about 6:45 a.m. The two men are acquaintances. Read more
Prosecutors put Courteney Ross on the stand as part of an effort to humanize Floyd in front of the jury and portray him as more than a crime statistic. Read more
Asian American groups from coast to coast, already doing more than digital activism — patrolling, escorting, chaperoning — are trying not to let this latest hate crime discourage those efforts. Read more
Osaka, neighboring Hyogo and Miyagi in the north have had sharp increases in daily cases since early March, soon after Japan scaled down a partial and non-binding state of emergency that began in January. Read more
Police said the suspect struck her several times with the skateboard and took her bike. Read more
The field, announced today, also will include Arizona, Louisville, Texas Tech, Creighton, and Cincinnati for the November tournament at the Lahaina Civic Center. Read more
The findings have implications for public health policymakers, who in recent years have called for increased screening and preventive measures to reverse a sharp rise in marijuana vaping among teenagers. Read more
Studies have shown that sports bettors are typically male, under 35, single, educated and employed or preparing for a career. Read more