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The top-seeded Rainbow Warriors served up 10 aces and captured the national championship with a 25-21, 25-19, 25-16 sweep of No. 2 BYU today at the Covelli Center on the Ohio State campus. Read more
A drive-by celebration is scheduled to be held outside SimpliFi Arena at Stan Sheriff Center for fans looking to greet the Rainbow Warriors after their return to Honolulu on Sunday. Read more
Over 100 people this afternoon lined South Beretania Street, from the Honolulu Police Department headquarters to the Hawaii State Capitol, in a public showing of support to local police officers. Read more
The No. 1 seeded Rainbow Warriors (16-1) and No. 2 seed Cougars (20-3) meet for the national championship today in Columbus, Ohio. Follow our blog for live updates from the game. Read more
Of all the confirmed Hawaii infection cases, 2,181 have required hospitalizations, with four new hospitalizations reported today by state health officials. Read more
A shooting at an upscale South Florida shopping mall that began as a fight between two groups of people left three persons injured today afternoon and sent mall patrons fleeing, according to police and local reports. Read more
Former President Barack Obama’s dog, Bo, died Saturday, May 8, after a battle with cancer, the Obamas said on social media. Read more
A company that operates a major U.S. energy pipeline says it was forced to temporarily halt all pipeline operations following a cybersecurity attack. Read more
The debate is starting to take root in Congress, and the action this week by Facebook’s quasi-independent oversight board upholding the company’s suspension of Trump’s accounts could add momentum to that legislative effort. Read more
Tawny Kitaen. Kitaen, the sultry red-haired actress who appeared in rock music videos during the heyday of MTV, has died. Read more
Paul Van Doren, co-founder of the Vans company whose iconic Southern California sneakers were beloved by skateboarders and became an international success, has died. He was 90. Read more
The Navy has confirmed that an approximately 1,000-gallon fuel leak was detected Thursday at the troubled Red Hill fuel farm, a World War II-era facility that came under criticism following a 27,000-gallon fuel release in 2014. Read more
Police said a 1998 Toyota T100 pickup truck operated by Holden T. Bingham was traveling southeast on Waiehu Beach Road at “an excessive speed.” Read more
The cards were sold for $20 each, according to the district attorney’s office. Read more
Jason Matthew Balzer, 32, was arrested Thursday in the northern city of Chiang Mai and confessed to killing Pitchaporn Kidchob, 32. Read more
A bomb exploded near a girls’ school in a majority Shiite district of west Kabul today, killing at least 30 people, many of them young pupils between 11 and 15 years old. The Taliban condemned the attack and denied any responsibility. Read more
In 2019, Biki logged about 1.4 million trips, but in 2020, that dropped to about 700,000 trips. Read more
The separation agreement also provides for the settlement and release of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission claims by Wacker against HEI and ASB. Read more
The European Union cemented its support for Pfizer-BioNTech and its novel COVID-19 vaccine technology today by agreeing to a massive contract extension for a potential 1.8 billion doses through 2023. Read more
The action is presumably aimed at identifying the reporters’ sources in national security stories published in the early months of President Trump’s administration. Read more
Vaccinated-only parties have started to pop up across the country, especially in and around New York City, where anyone over 16 has been eligible for vaccination since April 6. Read more