Federal program will give low-income Hawaii residents broadband subsidies.
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State officials are encouraging residents to apply as quickly as possible once applications become available as the federal pot of money is limited. Read more
The jury of two judges and six civilians deliberated more than 12 hours before delivering the verdicts against Finnegan Lee Elder, 21, and Gabriel Natale Hjorth, 20. Read more
The 41-year old woman went unresponsive while surfing, according to friends, who said they saw her get into trouble and were able to get to her and hold her head above water. Read more
A former Maui Police Department officer pleaded guilty today before a U.S. District judge in a case in which the officer allegedly told a woman he arrested that he would lie for her in court in exchange for a sexual relationship with each other, the Department of Justice said in a news release. Read more
The bus driver asked the man to use an appropriate face mask at about 4:30 p.m. in McCully Tuesday. Read more
The first mobile COVID-19 vaccination clinic for public school students ages 16 and up will be held Thursday at Waipahu High School, staffed by Hawaii Pacific Health. Read more
The ruling is a setback to efforts by President Joe Biden to help renters and unwind the financial stress caused by the pandemic. Read more
The disturbance is expected to bring the potential for locally heavy rains and thunderstorms statewide during that time period. Read more
The Hawaii Department of Health is advising consumers to dispose of or return certain 15-ounce cans of S&W Organic and O Organic brand black beans due to a voluntary recall and illness under investigation. Read more
Over the past several months, Asian Americans in the San Francisco Bay Area have been shoved to the ground, punched and robbed — attacks that have come amid a rise in anti-Asian hate across the country. Read more
Biden’s comments reflect both a read of public polling and a negotiating tactic. Read more
Mass COVID-19 testing of inmates and staff at the Kauai Community Correctional Center has yielded no positive results, according to the Hawaii Department of Public Safety. Read more
Kaiser Permanente is providing $400,000 to five health centers in Hawaii to improve access to COVID-19 vaccines through its Safety Net Vaccine Equity Initiative. Read more
The turmoil illustrated how heavily Trump still looms over the Republican Party, where a pilgrimage to pay homage to the former president at his Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach, Florida, has become a required stop for elected leaders. Read more
The firing of the former Atlanta police officer who’s charged with murder in the shooting death of Rayshard Brooks was reversed after a review panel found the city failed to follow its own procedures for disciplinary actions. Read more
Firefighters hiked approximately 1,200 feet into a wooded area below a ridge as they heard loud explosions coming from where the fire broke out. Read more
A teenager shot to death after kicking a police officer. A young man bleeding out on the street as protesters shout for help. Police firing on unarmed demonstrators. Helicopters swarming overhead, tanks rolling through neighborhoods, explosions echoing in the streets. A mother crying for her son. Read more
Australian law says Kathleen Folbigg is one of the nation’s worst female serial killers who smothered her four children over a decade. But a growing number of scientists say she could be the victim of a tragic miscarriage of justice. Read more
It appeared to be the first time on record that a woman had given birth to nine surviving babies at once. Read more
But experts also warn that a “substantial increase” in hospitalizations and deaths is possible if unvaccinated people do not follow basic precautions. Read more
According to the report, two-thirds of the people in those crisis levels were in 10 countries — Congo, Yemen, Afghanistan, Syria, Sudan, northern Nigeria, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Zimbabwe and Haiti. Read more