Governor Ige announces vaccination exemption program for interisland travel.
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Gov. David Ige announced today that Hawaii will begin accepting a vaccination exemption on May 11 for interisland travelers who received their vaccination in Hawaii. Read more
Hawaii’s Board of Education is looking for a temporary replacement to take over in August for Superintendent Christina Kishimoto while it conducts a broader search for her permanent replacement. Read more
Of all the confirmed Hawaii infection cases, 2,086 have required hospitalizations, with eight hospitalizations reported today by state health officials. Read more
The jury of six whites and six Black or multiracial people came back with its verdict after about 10 hours of deliberations over two days. The now-fired white officer was found guilty of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. Read more
There was quiet, just for a moment, as hundreds of people standing in the intersection at 38th Street and Chicago Avenue crowded in to listen to the news. Read more
Here’s a breakdown of the charges and what happens next. Read more
Philip Berk has been dropped from the HFPA’s board after calling Black Lives Matter a “racist hate movement” in an email. Read more
Stable conditions, however, should return by late tonight. Read more
She was part of an ocean excursion tour group near the Kukio Golf and Beach Club in Kona on Hawaii island. Read more
According to EMS, a bystander pulled her out of the water and performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation on the woman until paramedics arrived and administered advanced life-saving treatment. Read more
Rocker Ted Nugent says he was in agony after testing positive for coronavirus — months after he said the virus was “not a real pandemic.” Read more
Man who allegedly threatened karate Olympian from Hawaii is held after attack on Asian couple in California
People at the scene surrounded Vivona and kept him surrounded until police arrived to arrest him. Read more
Police said an unknown male called a business on South King Street just before 6:20 p.m. and said there was a bomb in one of their packages. Read more
Police shot and killed a teenage girl this afternoon in Columbus just as the verdict was being announced in the trial for the killing of George Floyd. Read more
Two Alaska sightseeing planes collided in 2019 because the views of the pilots were obscured and aircraft-tracking systems failed to warn them about nearby aircraft, federal investigators concluded. Read more
Dozens of celebrities including actors Leonardo DiCaprio, Jane Fonda and Joaquin Phoenix on Tuesday called on U.S. President Joe Biden to refrain from signing any environmental agreement with his Brazilian counterpart, Jair Bolsonaro. Read more
Steinman, the Grammy-winning composer who wrote Meat Loaf’s best-selling “Bat Out Of Hell” debut album as well as hits for Celine Dion, Air Supply and Bonnie Tyler, has died. He was 73. Read more
The reverberations throughout sports came swiftly after a jury in Minnesota convicted Derek Chauvin today of murdering George Floyd, as athletes, teams and leagues weighed in on the verdict in a case that had reignited fierce debate about racism and policing in the United States. Read more
The parents said they are publicizing the settlement in hopes of ensuring safety for other children. Read more
Timing for the software upgrade trickled out during a series of announcements for new iPads, iMac computers and more. Read more