16-year-old boy fatally shot by police is identified.
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The Honolulu Medical Examiner’s Office today identified the 16-year-old boy fatally shot by police Monday near Kalakaua Avenue and Philip Street as Iremamber Sykap of Aiea. Read more
The DOH would not disclose the reason for her April 1 departure, with spokeswoman Janice Okubo saying today the matter “is a personnel issue and considered confidential.” Read more
House Speaker Scott Saiki has requested to kill a bill that he introduced that would have mandated state-wide travel rules. Read more
Honolulu police have closed two eastbound lanes of N. Vineyard Blvd. just before Pua Lane due to a water main break. Read more
A Hawaii vacation for three tourists from the U.S. East Coast turned deadly after one of them became “psychotically” drunk, his friend testified today. Read more
More-contagious variants have been gaining a foothold, and new cases are almost 20% higher than they were at the lowest point in March. Read more
A Honolulu building plans examiner admitted during a court hearing today that she expedited a local architect’s projects in exchange for bribes. Read more
Joseph Wu said China’s attempts at conciliation while engaging in military intimidation are sending “mixed signals” to the island’s residents. Read more
Transforming a deadly virus into a comic effigy might strike some as a risky business move, especially in a country with the world’s third-highest COVID-19 death toll. Read more
Rafael Caro Quintero walked free while serving a 40-year sentence for the torture-murder of U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agent Enrique “Kiki” Camarena in 1985. Read more
It should be no surprise that McConnell, who has built his political image on fighting campaign finance restrictions, is embracing a role as the No. 1 foe of a campaign spending overhaul and voting rights expansion bill. Read more
The Sununu Youth Services Center has been under investigation since July 2019, when two former counselors were charged with raping a teenage boy 82 times in the 1990s. Read more
More than 3,200 ballots were cast in an election to decide whether Amazon.com Inc. employees will join a retail union, about a 55% turnout, according to the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union. Read more
Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi, in the face of rising case counts, has set forth his intention to keep Oahu operating under Tier 3 rather than falling back to Tier 2. 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
Alarmed by a rise in online anti-Semitism during the pandemic, coupled with studies indicating younger generations lack even basic knowledge of the Nazi genocide, Holocaust survivors are taking to social media to share their experience of how hate speech paved the way for mass murder. Read more
New Mexico health officials today reported more progress in getting residents vaccinated as the state continues to lead the U.S. in the vaccine rollout. Read more
Jill Biden today delivered on her promise to prioritize the struggles of military families by reviving a decade-old initiative that challenged Americans to do something as simple as mow the lawn or drop off a meal for a family with a loved one in the armed forces. Read more
Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo defended a controversial privacy technique being used by the U.S. Census Bureau in the 2020 census, a method the agency promised would only make small changes to actual numbers in counts of racial and ethnic groups. Read more
The stretch of road is known for wrecks and drivers hitting speeds so high that there is an emergency exit for runaway vehicles just beyond where Woods crashed. Read more