Hawaii health officials report 111 new coronavirus cases as the statewide total of infections rises to 31,381.
Views expressed in this Hawaii State News summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.
Content supplied by the “Honolulu Star-Advertiser” and the Associated Press.
Accessed on 19 April 2021, 0330 UTC, Post 22,730.
Please click link or scroll down to read your selections.
Today’s new infection cases include 93 on Oahu, 10 on Maui, six on Hawaii island, and two Hawaii residents diagnosed outside the state. Read more
Paramedics arrived at 2012 S. Beretania St. at 2:10 a.m. and found the man shot multiple times in the torso. Read more
A 41-year-old man is wanted in the fatal shooting of three people in Austin, Texas, and police officials searching the surrounding area warned residents that the suspect might take a hostage. Read more
Almost 130 million people 18 or older have received at least one dose of a vaccine, or 50.4% of the total adult population, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported. Read more
Three people were killed and two were seriously wounded in a shooting at a busy tavern in southeastern Wisconsin early today, sheriff’s officials said. Read more
Maui police arrested on Friday a 43-year-old Oahu man who flew to Maui without a negative pre-travel COVID-19 test from an approved facility. Read more
Dr. Anthony Fauci told CBS’ “Face the Nation” that one possibility would be to bring the one-and-done shots back “with some form of restrictions or some form of warning. …I believe by Friday we’re going to know the answer to that.” Read more
Two National Guardsmen suffered minor injuries early today when they were fired upon as they provided neighborhood security in Minneapolis following the police killing of a 20-year-old Black man in a nearby suburb. Read more
For the third time in seven years, U.S. officials are scrambling to handle a dramatic spike in children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border alone, leading to a massive expansion in emergency facilities to house them. Read more
The primary impact zone appears to be about an acre along the base of the mountains in Waimanalo where 65 of the brown frogs, which grow up to 2” long, have been hand captured thus far. Read more
A passenger train derailed today north of Cairo, injuring around 100 people, Egyptian authorities said. It was the latest of several rail accidents to hit the country in recent years. Read more
Indianapolis’ tight-knit Sikh community mourned today as members learned that four Sikhs were among the eight people killed in the mass shooting at a FedEx warehouse. Read more
The queen sat apart from family members at the simple but somber ceremony in accordance with strict social distancing rules during the coronavirus pandemic. Read more
Police in Portland, Oregon, said today they arrested four people after declaring a riot Friday night when protesters smashed windows, burglarized businesses and set multiple fires during demonstrations that started after police fatally shot a man while responding to reports of a person with a gun. Read more
Shots rang out today in an Omaha mall, leaving a 21-year-old man critically wounded and sending shoppers running for cover. Read more
A year after they last saw one another, Prince William and his brother Prince Harry put their fraught relationship aside as they said farewell to their grandfather at his funeral today. Read more
Divers returned today to the murky, roiling waters of the Gulf of Mexico in search of lost crew members aboard a capsized lift boat off Louisiana, the Coast Guard said. Read more
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said that it received reports of children and a pet being pulled, pinned and entrapped under the rear roller of the treadmill, leading to fractures, scrapes and the death of one child. Read more
A woman who served a 10-year sentence in U.S. prison for lying about her role in the 1994 Rwandan genocide to obtain American citizenship and lost her bid for a new trial has been deported to Rwanda, her lawyer said Saturday. Read more
WARNING: The police body-camera video includes graphic content. Viewer discretion is advised. Read more