U.S. resumes Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccinations despite rare blood clot risk.
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U.S. health officials lifted an 11-day pause on COVID-19 vaccinations using Johnson &Johnson’s single-dose shot on Friday, after scientific advisers decided its benefits outweigh a rare risk of blood clot.
A bill banning the intentional release of balloons and establishing a fine for violators who do so is headed to Gov. David Ige for his signature.
HONOLULU — Honolulu is overhauling its building permit process after a federal investigation resulted in indictments alleging a bribery scheme.
HONOLULU — Lehua Island has been declared free of invasive rats after decades of eradication efforts.
The Hawaii County Council has chosen as its next county auditor an admitted introvert who owns property on the Big Island over a retiree with 30 years of experience.
HONOLULU — A crew returned from the northernmost islands in the Hawaiian archipelago this week with a boatload of marine plastic and abandoned fishing nets that threaten to entangle endangered Hawaiian monk seals and other animals on the uninhabited beaches stretching more than 1,300 miles north of Honolulu.
HONOLULU — The family of an unarmed Black man shot and killed by Honolulu police filed a wrongful death lawsuit Thursday alleging officers were motivated by racial discrimination.
Improper stacking caused 21 shipping containers aboard a Young Brothers vessel headed to Hilo Harbor to fall overboard off the East Hawaii coast last June, the National Transportation Safety Board determined.
The Department of Labor and Industrial Relations is warning Hawaii residents about fraudulent text messaging and email phishing scams requesting that claimants click on a link. These links allow fraudsters to access personal claimant information if responded to.
Big Island police are renewing their request for the public’s help locating 32-year-old Tyler Gorloff, who was last seen in April 2019.
A 37-year-old Hilo man is being held on $100,000 bail for allegedly assaulting an elderly woman at a Waiakea Villas bar on April 10.
Nine new COVID-19 cases were reported Thursday on the Big Island, bringing the total case count to 2,660.
HONOLULU — Maui Mayor Michael Victorino has vetoed a bill that would have applied stricter regulations to a state program that offers developers incentives to build affordable housing units.