Hawaii reports 122 new COVID-19 cases as statewide total increases to 31,924.
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.
Please click link or scroll down to read your selections.
Today’s new infection cases include 98 on Oahu, 12 on Maui, six on Hawaii island, three on Kauai, and three Hawaii residents diagnosed outside the state. Read more
A 61-year-old Asian man was attacked by a man who kicked him repeatedly in the head in East Harlem, police said. Read more
Hawaii was awarded the top seed in the NCAA men’s volleyball championship as an at-large selection today. Read more
For any new leader, a lingering pandemic that has killed more than a half million citizens would be plenty for a first 100 days. But it has been far from the sole preoccupation for the now 78-year-old President Joe Biden. Read more
Firefighters airlifted today a 58-year-old woman, who felt sick while hiking the Koko Head Trail today. Read more
“We have notified Senator Lora Reinbold that she is not permitted to fly with us for her continued refusal to comply with employee instruction regarding the current mask policy,” spokesman Tim Thompson told the Anchorage Daily News on Saturday, adding that the suspension was effective immediately. Read more
Los Angeles police were investigating after officers shot and killed a man wearing body armor who drove his car into a police cruiser on a busy Hollywood thoroughfare. Read more
An Oscars unlike any before will get underway tonight, with history on the line in major categories and a telecast retooled for the pandemic. Read more
The federal government has approved two rounds of rental assistance, worth more than $46 billion total, that is slowly making its way to renters. Read more
Family members, friends and clergy members dressed in white and red honored the life and faith of hip-hop icon DMX at his homegoing celebration today in New York. Read more
Months after former President Donald Trump’s election defeat, legislative Republicans in Arizona are challenging the outcome as they embark on an unprecedented effort to audit the results in the state’s most populous county. Read more
French authorities have detained a fifth person in an anti-terrorism investigation seeking to identify potential accomplices and motives after a police official was fatally stabbed at a police station outside Paris. Read more
Joshs gathered to battle it out to find out who is the rightful owner of the name Josh via a pool noodle battle royale in an open green space in Air Park on Saturday, April 24, in Lincoln, Neb. Read more
A rare goal from Aymeric Laporte produced a familiar outcome: Manchester City winning the League Cup. Read more
The U.S. is pledging immediate medical aid to India to help combat its surge in coronavirus cases. Read more
The weekend at movie theaters featured something not seen for a while: a genuine box-office battle. Read more
Ocean Safety personnel recovered the body of a 58-year-old man this afternoon near a jetty off Sand Island Beach Park. Read more
UC Santa Barbara rallied past UC San Diego in four sets in the title match of the Big West men’s volleyball tournament tonight at SimpliFi Arena. Read more
Body camera footage and 911 audio released late today appeared to show that a Virginia deputy mistook a cordless house phone held by a Black man for a gun before the deputy shot him repeatedly. Read more
Seven North Carolina deputies have been placed on leave in the aftermath of a Black man being shot and killed by members of their department serving drug-related search and arrest warrants, authorities said Friday. Read more
Iraq’s Interior Ministry said today that 82 people died and 110 were injured in a catastrophic fire that broke out in the intensive care unit of a Baghdad hospital tending to severe coronavirus patients. Read more