Man arrested after hiding from Honolulu police in Ala Wai culvert.
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Jerry Andrade, who was wanted on a $25,000 warrant for his arrest in connection with a burglary case, was taken into custody this morning after evading capture for hours. Read more
A Pittsburgh man charged with manslaughter in the death of a friend he was vacationing with in Hawaii will be allowed to return to the U.S. mainland before his trial, a judge ruled today. Read more
The property has changed hands repeatedly between non-Hawaii interests and was once occupied by a company whose owner was served with an eviction notice. Read more
Ex-Arizona official gets more prison time in adoption scheme targeting pregnant women from Marshall Islands
Paul Petersen illegally paid women from the Pacific island nation to give up their babies in at least 70 adoption cases in Arizona, Arkansas and Utah, authorities say. Read more
The girl was identified by Franklin County Children Services, which said in a release that the 16-year-old Bryant was under the care of the agency at the time of her death. Read more
State officials today declared Lehua island rat-free following years of eradication efforts. Read more
The latest report from the American Lung Association ranked the Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina area No. 2 cleanest in the country for year-round particle pollution in the nation. Read more
The move comes as the United States is set to meet President Joe Biden’s goal of administering 200 million coronavirus doses in his first 100 days in office. Read more
Just as the guilty verdict was about to be read in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, police in Ohio shot and killed a Black teenager in broad daylight during a confrontation. Read more
George Floyd’s killing last year and the protests that followed led to a wave of police reforms in dozens of states, from changes in use-of-force policies to greater accountability for officers. At the same time, lawmakers in a handful of states have had success addressing racial inequities. Read more
Owners say that some would-be workers are worried about catching COVID-19 or prefer to live off unemployment benefits that are significantly higher amid the pandemic. Read more
VIDEO: DBEDT Director Mike McCartney and Hawaii Tourism Authority CEO John De Fries join the Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s Spotlight Hawaii
DBEDT Director Mike McCartney and Hawaii Tourism Authority CEO John De Fries joined Spotlight Hawaii today for a livestream video and took viewer questions. Read more
A missile launched from Syria struck southern Israel early Thursday, setting off air raid sirens near the country’s top-secret nuclear reactor, the Israeli military said. In response, it said it attacked the missile launcher and air-defense systems in neighboring Syria. 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
Bolstered with new momentum, Congress is ready to try again to change the nation’s policing laws, heeding President Joe Biden’s admonition that the guilty verdict in George Floyd’s death is “not enough” for a nation confronting a legacy of police violence. Read more
The Food and Drug Administration released a statement and a 13-page report detailing findings from its recent inspection of the now-idle Emergent BioSciences factory. Read more
Alli Stumler had a premonition she and her Kentucky teammates would break through this year and reach the NCAA national semifinals for the first time in program history. Read more
The NTSB determined that the probable cause of the Young Brothers’ barge incident in which 21 shipping containers toppled overboard near Hilo Bay was the company not providing a barge team with an initial load plan. Read more
Members of the Honolulu Police Commission today questioned a deputy chief about why the department won’t release body camera footage from officers who shot and killed a 16-year-old boy. Read more
California’s coronavirus case rate is now the lowest in the continental U.S., an achievement that reflects months of hard-won progress against the pandemic in the aftermath of the state’s devastating fall-and-winter surge. Read more