The U.S. Geological Survey says a 4.3 magnitude earthquake on the slopes of Mauna Loa did not generate a tsunami.
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A 4.3-magnitude earthquake was recorded at Mauna Loa this morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Read more
Honolulu police and CrimeStoppers are asking for the public’s help in finding a 59-year-old woman with dementia, who moved to Honolulu two months ago and disappeared Friday from a beach in Waikiki. Read more
No further information was immediately available regarding the latest deaths — three on Oahu and one on Maui. Read more
At least seven people were shot and three were killed in a shooting at a house party early Saturday in North Carolina, a police chief said. Read more
An Asian-owned convenience store in Charlotte, North Carolina, has been trashed by a man who wielded a metal post and yelled racial slurs, according to police and a son of the store’s owners. Read more
Details from more than 500 million Facebook users have been found available on a website for hackers. Read more
The company apologized in a late Friday blog post for a tweet it sent to a congressman more than a week ago denying that its employees work so hard they must urinate in empty water bottles. It also admitted that some delivery drivers might have had to urinate in bottles and it vowed to improve their working conditions. Read more
DMX’s longtime New York-based lawyer, Murray Richman, said the rapper was on life support Saturday evening at White Plains Hospital. Read more
Britain’s medicines regulator is urging people to continue taking the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine, despite revealing that seven people in the U.K. have died from rare blood clots after getting the jab. Read more
The half-brother of Jordan’s King Abdullah II said today he has been placed under house arrest and accused the country’s “ruling system” of incompetence and corruption, exposing a rare rift within the ruling monarchy of a close Western ally. Read more
Vaccine passports being developed to verify COVID-19 immunization status and allow inoculated people to more freely travel, shop and dine have become the latest flash point in America’s perpetual political wars, with Republicans portraying them as a heavy-handed intrusion into personal freedom and private health choices. Read more
Sophia is a robot of many talents — she speaks, jokes, sings and even makes art. In March, she caused a stir in the art world when a digital work she created as part of a collaboration was sold at an auction for $688,888 in the form of a non-fungible token (NFT). Read more
Fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli has been released from a California prison and is at a halfway house outside Los Angeles following his imprisonment for his role in a college admissions bribery scheme, records show. Read more
Hurricane Delta, which made landfall about 11 miles (about 18 kilometers) from where the devastating Hurricane Laura hit a little more than a month earlier, cost $2.9 billion in the United States and was linked to six deaths in the U.S. and Mexico, according to a report from the National Hurricane Center. Read more
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
Capitol Police Acting Chief Yogananda Pittman did not identify the slain officer or suspect. Read more
Here’s everything you need to know about your vaccine record, why it’s important and how to keep it safe. Read more
No. 1 Hawaii dropped the opening set of tonight’s Big West men’s volleyball match with No. 7 Long Beach State, then surged past the Beach in a 23-25, 25-14, 25-13, 26-24 win at SimpliFi Arena, 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
Of all the confirmed Hawaii infection cases, 2,009 have required hospitalizations, with 12 new hospitalizations reported today by state health officials. Read more