Hawaii reports 1 new COVID-19-related death and an additional 84 infections statewide.
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Today’s new statewide infection cases include 52 on Oahu, 16 on Maui, eight on Hawaii island, and eight Hawaii residents diagnosed outside the state. Read more
Some in the Micronesian community say the April 5 shooting of Iremamber Sykap highlights the racism they face in Hawaii, a place they expected to be more welcoming to fellow islanders. Read more
A man indicted for murder in the disappearance of his former Maui girlfriend is seeking to have the case dismissed. Read more
Medina Spirit’s victory in the Kentucky Derby is in serious jeopardy because of a positive postrace drug test. Read more
Police officers on a city team providing services to homeless people shot and killed a man who pulled a gun on them in inland Southern California, authorities said. Read more
Joyous reunions among vaccinated parents and children across the country marked this year’s Mother’s Day, the second one celebrated during the coronavirus pandemic. Read more
Canelo Alvarez added another super middleweight title belt in front of a huge crowd in another fight in Texas on Saturday night. Read more
Top House Republican Kevin McCarthy has publicly endorsed Rep. Elise Stefanik for the post of No. 3 leader, cementing the party conference’s support of the Donald Trump loyalist over Rep. Liz Cheney, an outspoken critic of the former president. Read more
A woman who was shot in Times Square during a Mother’s Day trip to New York City with her family said that she prayed that her wound would not be fatal. 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
The pre-taped event “Vax Live: The Concert to Reunite the World,” which was recorded May 2, brought together celebrities and political leaders in the fight against COVID-19. Read more
An investigative report by British media said Queen Elizabeth II’s cousin, Prince Michael of Kent, was willing to use his royal status for personal profit and to seek favors from Russian President Vladimir Putin. 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
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
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
Former President Barack Obama’s dog, Bo, died Saturday, May 8, after a battle with cancer, the Obamas said on social media. 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
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
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
Of all the confirmed Hawaii infection cases, 2,181 have required hospitalizations, with four new hospitalizations reported today by state health officials. Read more