Hawaii health officials report 2 additional coronavirus infections, with 2,064 residents requiring hospitalization.
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Of all the confirmed Hawaii infection cases, 2,064 have required hospitalizations, with five new hospitalizations reported today by state health officials. Read more
Moritsugu is the vice president for the National Partnership for Women & Families, and prior to that held a number of roles on Capitol Hill, including working for former Sen. Daniel Akaka of Hawaii. Read more
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The Hawaii Department of Transportation picked up its first electric vehicle — a white Tesla — this week as the result of an innovative service contract that is expected to help electrify its entire light duty fleet. Read more
The Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation decided to close the park this morning for the removal, and will keep it closed for the rest of today due to the potential presence of sharks in the water. Read more
The measures are to be announced Thursday, according to the official, who was not authorized to discuss the matter by name and spoke on condition of anonymity to the Associated Press. Read more
Weather officials noted some record lows this month, including a low of 58 degrees in Kahului on Monday that surpassed the previous record of 59 for that day in 1985. Read more
A former Honolulu police officer nominated to fill a vacancy in the Honolulu Police Commission has withdrawn his name from consideration. Read more
Russell Cruz, 40, of New York was a submarine warfare-qualified supply officer, the Navy said. Read more
Police also arrested a 32-year-old woman for investigation of promoting gambling in the second degree and possession of gambling devices. Read more
Researchers said the risk of passengers being exposed to the virus from an infected person on the plane could be reduced by 23% to 57% if middle seats are empty, compared with a full flight. Read more
After pausing team-related activities last week following eight cases of the coronavirus, the University of Hawaii football program practiced this morning. Read more
The assault occurred sometime between 1 a.m. and 2 a.m. Sunday. Read more
Coast Guard boats and aircraft have covered an area larger than the state of Rhode Island to search for 12 people still missing today off the Louisiana coast. Read more
The charge carries a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison. Read more
Daniel Dae Kim spoke up to ‘Lost’ producers about Asian stereotypes, wasn’t supposed to survive past first season
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In a 104-page report, the inspector general, Michael A. Bolton, criticized the way the Capitol Police prepared for and responded to the mob violence on Jan. 6. Read more
The country’s public prosecutor’s office said the road was being reconstructed and there were no lights or traffic signs. It said that at least 18 bodies were completely burned and that the two drivers were among the dead. Read more
Uncertainty hangs over virtually every facet of life in Afghanistan. It is unclear what the future holds and if the fighting will ever stop. Read more
Heimana Reynolds of Honolulu and Jordyn Barratt of Haleiwa are among the 22 named to the U.S. national skateboarding team today. Read more
The letter was signed by companies including Amazon, Google, Starbucks and Bank of America, and individuals such as Warren Buffett and Michael Bloomberg. Read more