Overnight camping at Bellows will be closed this summer to protect nesting sea turtles.
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City parks and military officials are closing Bellows Field Beach Park to overnight camping several months this summer due to the anticipated return of nesting Hawaiian green sea turtles. Read more
Of all the confirmed Hawaii infection cases, 2,009 have required hospitalizations, with 12 new hospitalizations reported today by state health officials. Read more
Capitol Police Acting Chief Yogananda Pittman did not identify the slain officer or suspect. Read more
The new guidance says fully vaccinated people can travel within the U.S. without getting tested for the coronavirus or going into quarantine afterward. Read more
Commissioner Rob Manfred made the decision to move the All-Star events and the amateur draft, which had been scheduled to be held in Atlanta for the first time. Read more
Federal prosecutors are examining whether Gaetz and a political ally who is facing sex trafficking allegations may have paid underage girls or offered them gifts in exchange for sex. Read more
VIDEO: Former UH Warrior and CFL great Chad Owens hosts Star-Advertiser sports show ‘The CO2 RUN DWN’
“The CO2 RUN DWN” runs on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 1 p.m. and feature insights, interviews and commentary from the former CFL most valuable player and UH all-time career yardage leader. Read more
Gaxiola Gonzalez, 44, was expected to be arraigned today from the hospital, where he was in critical but stable condition. He was shot during the onslaught. Read more
Manoa Valley Theatre’s Kip Wilborn, singer-songwriter Kimié Miner and Hawaii Symphony Orchestra’s Dave Moss and Blue Note Hawaii’s Martha Seroogy joined Spotlight Hawaii today for a livestream video and took viewer questions. Read more
Nearly 2,700 couples married on 10/10/10; more than 1,800 tied the knot on 12/12/12; and 3,125 were wed on 11/11/11. Read more
A Hawaii government office that conducts performance reviews of state agencies has itself gotten a bad performance review. Read more
Watson’s attorney, Rusty Hardin, has called the allegations “meritless” and has questioned the claims made against the NFL player, alleging they were made following a failed attempt to blackmail his client for $30,000. Read more
These tests are not valid for the state’s pre-travel testing program. Read more
The Kauai Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating Ezekiel Bagano, 23, of Wailua. Read more
John Krafcik announced his departure as CEO of Waymo, a company spun out from Google, in a Friday blog post that cited his desire to enjoy life as the world emerges from the pandemic. Read more
All told, close to 17 million Latino voters turned out in the general election, according to a separate analysis published in January by the UCLA Latino Policy & Politics Initiative. Read more
Emergent BioSolutions was a key to Johnson & Johnson’s plan to deliver 100 million doses of its single-shot vaccine to the United States by the end of May. Read more
The race is on to vaccinate as many people as possible, but a significant number of Americans are so far reluctant to get the shots, even in places where they are plentiful. Read more
The forecast includes mostly sunny skies today, but cloudy skies at times over the weekend due to “thickening high clouds,” along with increased showers starting Saturday night due to an increase in moisture. Read more
Experts say the risk is low, but are still studying how well the shots blunt the spread of the virus. Read more
“If your knee is on a person’s neck, that can kill him.” Read more