The family of a 16-year-old boy killed by Honolulu police has filed a wrongful death suit against the city and the officers involved.
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The family of an unarmed 16-year-old boy shot and killed by police last month filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city and the officers who allegedly opened fire at the car he was driving while it was at a complete stop on Kalakaua Avenue. Read more
Of all the confirmed Hawaii infection cases, 2,280 have required hospitalizations, with one new hospitalization reported today. Read more
On May 4, Maui County began requiring all trans-Pacific travelers participating in the Safe Travels program to take an additional rapid COVID test upon arrival at Kahului Airport. Read more
A 70-year-old man arriving for dental work was put in a chokehold and thrown to the ground by federal police officers in an altercation that was caught on camera. Read more
California’s attorney general on Friday charged 15 people with conspiring to defraud mostly elderly victims of Filipino descent out of a combined $5 million. Read more
Officials said a total of 9,050 total gallons spilled — approximately 8,800 gallons of the total entered a nearby storm drain and another 250 gallons dissipated into the ground. Read more
DOT this afternoon said during a review that “it was found that not all state processes were followed.” Thus, the RFP was canceled “out of an abundance of caution.” Read more
The prison workers, Tova Noel and Michael Thomas, were accused of sleeping and browsing the internet instead of monitoring Epstein the night he took his own life in August 2019. Read more
Since early 2020, Malinowski has bought or sold as much as $1 million of stock in medical and tech companies that had a stake in the virus response. Read more
At around 9:50 a.m. today the Honolulu Fire Department responded to a call of an injured hiker at the trail who apparently fell at hit his forehead, causing him to bleed. Read more
VIDEO: Former UH Warrior and CFL great Chad Owens hosts Star-Advertiser sports show ‘The CO2 RUN DWN’
“The CO2 RUN DWN” runs on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 1 p.m. and feature insights, interviews and commentary from the former CFL most valuable player and UH all-time career yardage leader. Read more
It is not yet clear whether this specific virus poses a serious threat to humans, the researchers stress. Read more
Farley’s statements, in an interview with the Associated Press, follow increased scrutiny by regulators of Tesla’s partially automated “Autopilot” driver-assist system, which has been involved in a series of high-profile crashes. Read more
The trial focuses on Epic’s contention that Apple has turned its store into a price-gouging vehicle that not only reaps a 15% to 30% commission from in-app transactions, but blocks apps from offering other payment alternatives. Read more
While talks have not collapsed, the downbeat assessment is certain to mean new worries from Democrats that time is slipping to strike a deal. Read more
VIDEO: Hawaii Department of Public Safety Director Max Otani and UH Athletics Director David Matlin join the Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s Spotlight Hawaii
Hawaii Department of Public Safety Director Max Otani and UH Atletics Director David Matlin joined Spotlight Hawaii today for a livestream video at 10:30 a.m. and took viewer questions. Read more
Amazon said in a statement that it is closing the site until Monday so that additional security measures can be put in place. Read more
The enforcement plan is a central component of President Joe Biden’s quest to fund his roughly $4 trillion in long-term economic proposals. Read more
The group of 828 who responded included epidemiologists, who study public health, and pediatric infectious disease physicians, who research and treat children sick with diseases like COVID-19. Read more
Although there’s no forced lockdown, the state of emergency allows prefectural governors to demand that shops and public establishments close or shorten their hours. Read more
The hikers safely exited the trail by foot with the assistance of firefighters shortly after 8:15 p.m. Read more