Police arrest man for allegedly setting a homeless man on fire.
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The victim suffered multiple second- and third-degree burns and was taken to a hospital in critical condition. Read more
Courtney Choy will attend her University of Hawaii law school graduation Sunday as the newly crowned Miss Hawaii 2021. Read more
Today’s new statewide infection cases include 79 on Oahu, 12 on Maui, four on Molokai, three on Hawaii island, one on Kauai, and six Hawaii residents diagnosed outside the state. Read more
All three were taken to a hospital, but a man in his 20s refused transport. Read more
On Friday afternoon, the state officer saw the man picking limpets as he was crouching behind rocks, according to the DLNR. Read more
Maunawili Falls is a popular hike and many jump at the falls into a pond below. Read more
Ocean Safety lifeguards rescued a couple who were near the Mokulua Islands in Kailua and needed help back to shore, the Honolulu Fire Department said. Read more
The Honolulu Fire Department rescued two lost hikers on the Friendship Gardens Trail in Kaneohe. Read more
Good Samaritans and lifeguards rescued a paddleboarder, who lost his board, and was caught in a rip current today in Makaha. Read more
A 35-year-old man was bitten late this afternoon by a shark at Kanaha Beach Park on Maui, Maui County’s public information office reported in a news release. Read more
A Lanai man was arrested and charged with six counts of third-degree arson Friday for allegedly setting a series of brush fires in rural hunting areas on the island. Read more
The 53-year-old male driver of a pickup truck died today in a rollover crash this afternoon involving another pickup in Hawaiian Oceanview Estates, the Hawaii County Fire Department said in a news release. Read more
Some states, such as California, Wisconsin, New Jersey, Hawaii and Massachusetts, and cities like Minneapolis and St. Paul kept mask rules in place for the time being. Read more
For 15 years, the AP’s top-floor office and roof terrace were a prime location for covering Israel’s conflicts with Gaza’s Hamas rulers, including wars in 2009 and 2014. Read more
All eyes were on Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit after he failed a post-race drug test for the presence of the steroid betamethasone. Read more
Weaver was 11 when he interviewed Obama for 10 minutes in the Diplomatic Room on Aug. 13, 2009, asking questions that focused primarily on education. Read more
At least three people have died in previous U.S. crashes involving Autopilot. Read more
Pujols is fifth in major league history with 667 career homers and 13th with 3,253 hits, but he has been a low-impact contributor to the Angels for the past half-decade. Read more
Colonial Pipeline began the process of restarting the pipeline’s operations on Wednesday, warning it could take several days for the supply chain to return to normal. Read more
The Denver-based voting technology vendor sued Sidney Powell and others who spread false claims that the company helped steal the 2020 election from Donald Trump. Read more
Wayne Keaulana Spatz faced potential fines of at least $6.25 million based on penalties allowed under state law. Read more