No injuries as Cessna aircraft flips over at Lanai Airport.
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A single-engine Cessna 172P flipped over during a landing just before 11:30 a.m. today at Lanai Airport, and the pilot managed to get out on her own, authorities said. Read more
Honolulu Police Department responded to 130 crimes in the Waikiki area over the past week, including two robberies and an assault on a law enforcement officer. Read more
Department of Health officials have traced the source of multiple clusters of COVID-19 transmission to two Lihue restaurants on Kauai, where cases have spiked in the last few weeks and were up to 16 Saturday with 66 active cases. Read more
Of all the confirmed Hawaii infection cases, 2,142 have required hospitalizations, with nine new hospitalizations reported today by state health officials. Read more
Olympia Dukakis, the veteran stage and screen actress whose flair for maternal roles helped her win an Oscar as Cher’s mother in the romantic comedy “Moonstruck,” has died. She was 89 Read more
Indiana’s governor told members of the Sikh community and others who gathered at a downtown Indianapolis football stadium today to remember the eight people killed in a mass shooting at a FedEx warehouse that he knows their anguish from the attack is far from over. Read more
The chase late Thursday night resulted in the death of Chandler Police Officer Christopher Farrar and left Gilbert police Officer Rico Aranda hospitalized in critical condition with a severe head injury, their departments said. Read more
Top Democrats urged California activists to stay united behind Gov. Gavin Newsom, who is facing a recall, during the state party’s annual convention Saturday. Read more
Pope Francis in a special prayer service today in St. Peter’s Basilica invoked the end of the pandemic and a return of what he called “a horizon of hope,” including a scenario in which scientists can figure out how to conquer the coronavirus. Read more
Two Italian ports faced an influx of hundreds of migrants today, as a charity ship sailed toward a Sicilian port with 236 people rescued in the Mediterranean from traffickers’ boats, while Italian coast guard and border police brought 532 others to a tiny island. Read more
Workers and union leaders dusted off bullhorns and flags that had stayed furled during coronavirus lockdowns for slimmed down but still boisterous — and at times violent — May Day marches on today, demanding more labor protections amid a pandemic that has turned economies and workplaces upside down. Read more
At least 10 children and teens younger than 18 were among 45 ultra-Orthodox Jews killed in a stampede at a religious festival in northern Israel, according to a partial list of names published Saturday as the identification of victims in Israel’s deadliest civilian disaster continued. Read more
The call is more than 10 minutes long and begins with a woman, who is battling a language barrier, saying to Myeni, “Please leave, please, please leave,” while her husband can be heard conversing with him. Their conversation is inaudible. Read more
The agency said that children up to 2 and people with certain disabilities will continue to be exempted from the mask rule. Read more
The closure will be from 7 to 11 a.m. each day this Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, according to the state Department of Land and Natural Resources. Read more
The final phase of ending America’s “forever war” in Afghanistan after 20 years formally began today, with the withdrawal of the last U.S. and NATO troops by the end of summer. Read more
Pressure on the congressman could build in the coming weeks as Joel Greenberg, a Gaetz associate who has been accused of trafficking a minor for sex, faces a May 15 deadline to strike a plea deal with prosecutors. Read more
Health officials investigating cluster of coronavirus in Hawaii linked to mainland youth football tournament
So far, seven people who have returned to Maui and six people who have returned to Oahu have tested positive, officials said, including players, parents and spectators. Read more
In his first major speech as Pentagon chief, Lloyd Austin today called for developing a “new vision” for American defense in the face of emerging cyber and space threats and the prospect of fighting bigger wars. Read more
No new coronavirus-related fatalities were reported today so the statewide death toll remains at 483. Read more
Flash flooding and torrential rains that began March 8 and extended through March 18 impacted many families and businesses on the North Shore. Read more