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Hawaiian first notified HawaiianMiles members of the problems on Friday. Read more
The Honolulu Fire Department aided a hiker in distress on the Maili Pillbox Trail this afternoon. Read more
Two men were hospitalized in serious condition after gunshots were fired early today on Oahu’s west side. Read more
The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today defended the decision to ease mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people, stressing that increasing political pressure had nothing to do with the abrupt shift in guidelines. Read more
Israeli warplanes unleashed a series of heavy airstrikes at several locations of Gaza City, hours after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu signaled the fourth war with Gaza’s Hamas rulers would rage on. Read more
The immunologist who leads the COVID-19 response in the United States says “the undeniable effects of racism” have led to unacceptable health disparities that especially hurt Black Americans, Hispanics and Native Americans during the pandemic. Read more
A man was arrested in the slaying of a 4-year-old boy whose body was found lying on a neighborhood street in Dallas, police said. Read more
Los Angeles firefighters working in rugged terrain took advantage of calmer weather early today as they tried to contain a blaze that ripped through a canyon community and forced residents to flee. Read more
A tiger that frightened residents after it was last seen briefly wandering around a Houston neighborhood has been found after a nearly week-long search and appears to be unharmed, police said. Read more
Elected officials in a Minneapolis suburb where a police officer fatally shot Daunte Wright during a traffic stop in April approved a plan to dramatically change the city’s policing practices. Read more
President Joe Biden is proposing that Congress build up the depleted and often-maligned IRS, saying that a more aggressive collection of unpaid taxes could help cover the cost of his multitrillion-dollar plan to boost infrastructure, families and education. Read more
A severe cyclone is roaring in the Arabian Sea off southwestern India with winds of up to 140 kph (87 mph), already causing heavy rains and flooding that have killed at least six people, officials said. Read more
Kobe Bryant is in the Hall now, along with contemporaries Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett, headliners of a group of nine who got their delayed and long-awaited enshrinement on Saturday night, more than a year after being announced as the Hall’s Class of 2020. Read more
The victim suffered multiple second- and third-degree burns and was taken to a hospital in critical condition. Read more
Nearly two dozen people who were stranded after a roller coaster stalled mid-ride at an Arizona amusement park are safe. Read more
Courtney Choy will attend her University of Hawaii law school graduation Sunday as the newly crowned Miss Hawaii 2021. 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
The Honolulu Fire Department rescued two lost hikers on the Friendship Gardens Trail in Kaneohe. 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
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