Kahala Hotel evacuated after an armed man barricades himself in a room.
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More than seven hours into the barricade situation at The Kahala Hotel & Resort, guests and employees are being allowed to leave. Read more
The top-ranked Hawaii men’s volleyball team captured the outright Big West regular-season title with a 25-20, 25-20, 25-21 sweep of Cal State Northridge today at the Matadome in Northridge, Calif. Read more
A cluster of severe storms swept across Southern states early today, leaving at least one dead in Louisiana, bringing down trees and power lines in Mississippi, dropping large hail on a coastal Alabama city and leveling buildings in the Florida Panhandle. Read more
The mother of three children — all under the age of 5 — found slain inside a Los Angeles apartment Saturday morning has been arrested, police said. Read more
Two Utah sheriff’s deputies were wounded and the suspect was killed in a shooting outside the Salt Lake County jail. Read more
Hawaii sees 1 new coronavirus-related death on Maui and 114 additional COVID-19 infections statewide
No further information was immediately available regarding the latest death on Maui. Read more
Ocean Safety, the Honolulu Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services responded to two people injured on the Mokulua Islands today. Read more
Two people escaped uninjured from a fire that engulfed their house in Hoolehua, Molokai. Read more
Prince Philip’s royal ceremonial funeral will take place April 17 at Windsor Castle — a slimmed-down service amid the COVID-19 pandemic that will be entirely closed to the public. Read more
Hawaii County police have reopened Highway 11 in Kau tonight. It was closed for several hours earlier this evening while police investigated a traffic accident. Read more
Iran’s Natanz nuclear site suffered a problem Sunday involving its electrical distribution grid just hours after starting up new advanced centrifuges that more quickly enrich uranium, state TV reported. It was the latest incident to strike one of Tehran’s most-secured sites amid negotiations over tattered atomic accord with world powers. Read more
Famed Egyptian archaeologist reveals ‘the most important discovery’ of 3,000-year-old lost city in Luxor
Egypt’s best-known archaeologist today revealed further details on a Pharaonic city recently found in the southern province of Luxor. Read more
Iran said Saturday it has begun mechanical tests on its newest advanced nuclear centrifuge, even as the five world powers that remain in a foundering 2015 nuclear deal with Iran attempt to bring the U.S. back into the agreement. Read more
Gov. David Ige clears the way for quarantine exemption for fully vaccinated travelers arriving in Hawaii
To qualify for the exemption, arriving passengers will have to upload to the state’s Safe Travels program or otherwise provide validation they have completed a vaccine regimen approved by the DOH, according to the proclamation. Read more
The department isn’t providing additional details, as the investigation is ongoing, but its Investigations Division executed a search warrant Thursday morning at the airport’s Maintenance Section Airfield and Grounds Maintenance Unit Facility. Read more
Judges awarded her a near-perfect 9.9 out of a possible 10, the highest single-wave score for any contestant thus far in the event, the Rip Curl Newcastle Cup at Merewether Beach. Read more
UH senior Rado Parapunov put down a match-high 17 kills and Colton Cowell had 13 in his return to the lineup. Read more
The former president’s pervasive influence in Republican circles has revealed a party thoroughly animated by a defeated incumbent — a bizarre turn of events in U.S. politics. Read more
The committee said in a statement today that it has begun the investigation and will gather additional information about the allegations. Read more
During the past two weeks, according to data compiled daily by UNICEF, fewer than 2 million COVAX doses in total were cleared for shipment to 92 countries in the developing world — the same amount injected in Britain alone. Read more
The couple got into an argument Tuesday afternoon. Police said the argument escalated and the husband stabbed his wife multiple times in the torso and neck. Read more