Hawaii health officials report 70 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, bringing the statewide infection count to 30,846.
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Today’s new statewide infection cases include 48 on Oahu, 15 on Maui, five on Hawaii island, and two Hawaii residents diagnosed outside the state. Read more
He was 40-year-old Russell Cruz of Kailua who authorities found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot. Read more
“If we do meet our internal deadlines we’re hopeful by May 1 that we’ll be able to do it for intercounty/ interisland travel.” Read more
King’s Cathedral & Chapels is pushing back against the state Department of Health’s determination of a COVID- 19 cluster of at least 55 infections among church members, saying the cases were scattered across its two dozen congregations in Maui County. Read more
Faafetai J. Mauai-Silifaiva was charged with first-degree terroristic threatening, two counts of kidnapping, one count of second-degree assault and three counts of firearm-related offenses. Read more
Honolulu police arrested a 36-year-old homeless man after he allegedly assaulted two men with a knife in an unprovoked attack in downtown Honolulu. Read more
Make no mistake: The vaccines currently being rolled out across the U.S. offer strong protection. Read more
Brooklyn Center Police Chief Tim Gannon described the shooting death Sunday of 20-year-old Daunte Wright as “an accidental discharge.” Read more
Police say multiple people including an officer were shot today at a high school in the east Tennessee city of Knoxville. Read more
He was among several senior FBI officials highlighted in an investigation last year that found a pattern of supervisors avoiding discipline — and retiring with full benefits. Read more
West’s filing was virtually identical to Kardashian West’s original petition, agreeing that the marriage should end over irreconcilable differences, and that the two should share custody of their children. Read more
Bookings last month hit an annual run rate of $30 billion. Last year, Uber’s passenger business recorded $26.4 billion in gross bookings. Read more
The attack gives both sides reason to harden their positions, yet each has incentives to keep the talks on track. Read more
The deficit has been driven higher by trillions of dollars in support Congress has passed in successive economic rescue packages since the pandemic struck in early March 2020. Read more
Holcombe helped renew the center’s National Cancer Institute designation and is credited with helping bring in “more than $47 million in extramural research, education and infrastructure funding during his tenure.” Read more
Doug Simons, the veteran Mauna Kea astronomer, will start his new job Sept. 1, subject to the formal posting on the agenda of the UH Board of Regents’ April 15 meeting. Read more
A federal judge in Bridgeport handed down the punishment to Armando “A.J.” Perez, who rose through the ranks of Bridgeport police to lead the department as its first Hispanic chief over a nearly four-decade career there. Read more
Fox CEO Lachlan Murdoch said Carlson had “decried and rejected replacement theory” when he said during the Thursday evening segment, “White replacement theory? No, no, this is a voting rights question.” Read more
Propelled by these ardent supporters, who call themselves Army, the group has made record-breaking runs at the top of the Billboard charts, released platinum-selling singles and won countless awards around the world. Read more
His victory, the first by a Japanese man in one of golf’s four major championships, is the fulfillment of a long-held ambition for the country, and it guarantees that he will be feted as a national hero, with the adoration and scrutiny that follow. Read more
Las Vegas-area water officials have spent two decades trying to get people to replace thirsty greenery with desert plants. Read more