Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi is “dead set against” city going back to Tier 2 despite rise in COVID-19 cases.
Views expressed in this Hawaii State News summary are those of the reporters and correspondents..
Content provided by the “Honolulu Star-Advertiser” and the Associated Press.
Accessed on 06 April 2021, 0157 UTC, Post 22,656.
Please click link or scroll down to read your selections.
Gov. David Ige spoke with reporters via Zoom today. He was be joined by Doug Murdock, chief information officer, Enterprise Technology Services. Read more
Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi is ‘dead set against’ city going back to Tier 2 despite rise in cases
The city’s seven-day average count of daily new cases was 59 today. Read more
Today’s new statewide infection cases include 54 on Oahu, 23 on Maui, and 14 on Hawaii island and four Hawaii residents diagnosed outside the state. Read more
The Rainbow Warriors will undergo their weekly testing for the coronavirus on Tuesday. Read more
The robbery occurred at Manauwea Street at about 8:10 a.m. Read more
Gov. David Ige joined Spotlight Hawaii today for a livestream video and took viewer questions. Read more
Police arrested the man on suspicion of two counts of abuse of a family or household member and one count of first-degree terroristic threatening. Read more
Breezy tradewinds are expected to continue statewide through Tuesday, while temperatures tonight are expected to dip into the chilly range. Read more
The more contagious and more aggressive virus variant identified in Britain is fueling much of the increase in Europe. Read more
The Republican leader has been among the most outspoken champions of the role of big money in elections. Read more
Supporters and family of the rapper DMX chanted his name and offered up prayers today outside the New York hospital where he remained on life support. 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
“Kung Fu” is inspired by the 1972 series starring David Carradine. Read more
Mid-Pacific alumnus Isiah Kiner-Falefa receives huge ovation from MLB’s largest crowd since pandemic
Kiner-Falefa got a huge ovation when introduced as the Rangers’ first starting shortstop in a home opener other than Elvis Andrus since 2008. Andrus was traded to AL West rival Oakland in February. Read more
The vaccine is the first in clinical trials to use a new molecular design that is widely expected to create more potent antibodies than the current generation of vaccines. And the new vaccine could be far easier to make. Read more
Eighteen-year-old Marshall Hutchings’ lawsuit filed today alleges his father, Dana Hutchings, was not made aware of the risks and danger involved in an eating competition. Read more
The Republican Legislature could still enact the measure, since it only takes a simple majority of the House and Senate to override a governor’s veto in Arkansas. Hutchinson said he believed an override was likely. Read more
Nearly 40 firefighters responded to the two-alarm fire at 2509 Ala Wai Boulevard just before 1:10 a.m. Read more
Lifeguards are reporting a moderate influx of box jellyfish at Waikiki, Ala Moana and Nanakuli beaches. Read more
Derek Chauvin, 45, is charged with murder and manslaughter in Floyd’s death on May 25. Read more
The Florida Republican has been battling to preserve his political career since reports last week that he is under federal investigation for possible sex crimes. Read more