Scientists say up to 25K barrels of DDT dumped at Pacific Oceans site near California’s Catalina Island.
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Marine scientists say they have found what they believe to be as many as 25,000 barrels that possibly contain DDT dumped off the Southern California coast near Catalina Island. Read more
The ruling said about $62,000 should go to the trust for Katherine Kealoha’s uncle, Gerard Puana, and his now-deceased mother, Florence Puana, as partial fulfillment of the more than $289,000 restitution the Kealohas owe them. Read more
Previously released numbers from the agency’s American Community Survey showed the City and County of Honolulu lost population in recent years. Read more
The U.S. coronavirus-related death toll today is more than 572,000 and the nationwide infection tally is over 32 million. Read more
The announcement comes after U.S. health officials on Friday lifted an 11-day pause on the use of J&J’s single-dose shot, with scientific advisers deciding that its benefits outweigh a rare risk of blood clot. Read more
Police arrested a 39-year-old woman at the 86-100 block of Farrington Highway for investigation of promoting gambling in the second degree and possession of gambling devices. Read more
The older brother of a teen who was shot and killed by Honolulu police has been arrested near the site where a makeshift memorial has been established for his brother. Read more
The Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether the government can block a detainee at Guantánamo Bay from obtaining information from two former CIA contractors involved in torturing him on the grounds that it would expose state secrets. Read more
The reservations will remain open until spaces are filled or until midnight the day before. So, for instance, reservations for Wednesday will close after 11:59 p.m. the preceding Tuesday. Read more
An election is likely in the fall and voters would face two questions: Should Newsom be recalled and who should replace him? The votes on the second question will only be counted if more than half say yes to the first. Read more
A Colorado police officer accused of dislocating the shoulder of a 73-year-old woman with dementia while arresting her seemed to be aware he had injured her. Read more
VIDEO: Chad Owens and the Star-Advertiser’s Curtis Murayama break down the 2021 NFL Draft on ‘The CO2 RUN DWN’
“The CO2 RUN DWN” runs on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 1 p.m. and feature insights, interviews and commentary from the former CFL most valuable player and UH all-time career yardage leader. Read more
Police and Emergency Medical Services personnel responded to the area near Goodyear Auto Service and the Texaco gas station in the 700 block of Kailua Road shortly before 3:30 a.m. today. Read more
Bank of Hawaii Corp., encouraged that the state’s economy is recovering faster than anticipated from the COVID-19 pandemic, released $14.3 million from its loan-loss reserve to help boost its net income 72.6% in a first quarter. Read more
The account was the first description of the shooting of Andrew Brown Jr., who was killed by deputies serving drug-related search and arrest warrants. Read more
At issue is whether public schools can discipline students over something they say off-campus. Read more
Police say a group of men in their 20s got into a fight outside of the Hawaiian Marketplace about 3 a.m. and one man began shooting before he fled the scene. Read more
Lt. Gov. Josh Green joined Spotlight Hawaii today for a livestream video and took viewer questions. Read more
The Biden administration is assessing whether other agencies will have similar inquiries as part of a broader review started this year to assess how the federal government combats domestic extremist threats. Read more
Despite rapidly rising numbers, there currently are no nationwide lockdowns, curfews or travel bans. Read more
The move comes after weeks of saying the newest round of federal relief funds can’t be used to cover tax breaks of any kind, including relief for low-income workers and the unemployed. Read more