Honolulu officials ask for bids to dispose of historic Falls of Clyde.
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State officials have put out a bid for the disposal of the historic Falls of Clyde ship, with an upcoming deadline of this Friday, to the objection of supporters still trying to save it. Read more
Biden and his wife, Jill, a teacher, earned $607,336 last year while he was running for president, down from $985,223 in 2019, Read more
Explosions from the airstrikes echoed through the pre-dawn darkness in Gaza City, sending flashes of orange across the night sky. Read more
Honolulu firefighters responded to two separate calls Sunday for lost hikers at Ehukai Pillbox Trail, a popular hike near Sunset Beach Elementary School on Oahu’s North Shore. Read more
A Minnesota judge ruled today that the manslaughter case can proceed against a former suburban Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot 20-year-old Black motorist Daunte Wright, and set a trial date for December. Read more
Twitter executives raised skepticism about whether the Justice Department might be abusing federal criminal law-enforcement power to retaliate against a critic of Nunes, a Republican who is a close ally of Trump. Read more
People who choose to continue to cover their faces have become targets of public ire. Read more
More than a dozen other states, including neighboring Oregon, have already heeded a loosening of mask guidelines announced last week by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read more
The navy said it had rescued 177 people of the total 400 on the two barges in the Arabia Sea. Read more
Amazon is in talks to acquire Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, the Beverly Hills based film and TV company behind the James Bond and Rocky film franchises and TV shows including “The Voice,” according to three people familiar with the matter. Read more
Russian President Vladimir Putin has cited estimates that put the value of Arctic mineral riches at $30 trillion. Read more
Albert Pujols is grateful to be chasing another World Series ring with the Los Angeles Dodgers, yet he’s also disputing the Los Angeles Angels’ version of the circumstances that led to his big move up the I-5 freeway. Read more
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo disclosed today that he was paid a $3.1 million advance to write his COVID-19 leadership book last year and under his publishing contract will make another $2 million on the memoir over the next two years. Read more
The requirement will take effect when at least one of the three COVID-19 vaccines approved for emergency use has been fully licensed by the FDA, which could happen this summer. Read more
When surfing makes it debut at the Summer Olympics in Tokyo, there will be no delineation between Hawaii and the rest of the United States, as there currently is in professional surfing. Read more
Investor Warren Buffett’s company pared back its holdings in financial firms further during the first quarter and also halved its new investment in Chevron. Read more
The state Department of Taxation already has collected $4.1 million this year from vacation rental owners who owed back taxes, and through continued stepped- up enforcement expects to easily hit $12 million by year’s end. Read more
A 28-year-old man reported to police that he was driving on Kuhaimoana Place in Ewa Gentry at about 3:55 a.m Sunday when an unknown suspect fired shots at his vehicle, resulting in window damage.P Read more
CEO Elon Musk has said he expects Tesla’s vehicles will be able to drive themselves more safely than humans sometime this year. Read more
The next few months will be an uneasy time in business districts across the country. Read more
The deadly collision occurred on Halona Road at about 4:30 p.m. Read more