Hawaii reports 44 new coronavirus cases, bringing the statewide total to 36,076.
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By island today, there were 24 new infection cases on Oahu, seven on Maui, five on Hawaii island, one on Molokai, and seven Hawaii residents diagnosed outside the state. Read more
The committee recommended Hayashi take over on Aug. 1, with an annual salary of $210,000. The interim position is expected to last for six to eight months while the search for a permanent superintendent is under way. Read more
Clinics are planned on four islands — at malls, shopping centers, restaurants, and a beach park. Read more
She believed that her GPA could, in fact, have been higher than one or both of the students ahead of her, making her worthy of the title salutatorian or even valedictorian. Read more
Dion Vincent Kitzmiller is still being held on two separate $50,000 outstanding warrants for abuse of family or household member, terroristic threatening and firearm offenses. Read more
Health officials are also investigation a cluster from two social gatherings that resulted in 33 cases, one in the restaurants category that resulted in 13 cases, and one in the “other” category that resulted in 77 cases. Read more
Sea Life Park Hawaii will open its doors to the public five days a week beginning on Memorial Day. Read more
Investigators found 12 guns, multiple cans of gasoline and suspected Molotov cocktails at Samuel James Cassidy’s house in San Jose. Read more
The 37-year-old managing editor of Frontier Myanmar was detained at Yangon International Airport on Monday as he was preparing to board a flight to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Read more
There are hopes for a rebirth of a tourism industry that in Spain and Italy alone accounts for 13% of gross domestic product but was wiped out by the pandemic. Read more
Outdoor markets, child care centers and entertainment venues were closed. Indoor restaurant dining was prohibited. Grade schools were told to stop in-person classes. Read more
The climbing season was accompanied by a devastating surge in coronavirus cases in Nepal, with record numbers of daily infections and deaths. Read more
Opposition-minded Belarusians are left with few options to get out from under the authoritarian rule of President Alexander Lukashenko. Read more
The original end of the suspension period was set for June 30. Read more
The changes, which will take effect on Aug. 29, include price hikes for first-class mail, magazines and marketing mailers. Read more
Vacation destinations like Las Vegas, Hawaii and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, were among the top destinations for holiday revelers, according to AAA. Read more
Free grab-and-go meals for children through age 18 will be available at about 80 public schools statewide starting June 4, the Department of Education announced. Read more
A second day of searching an area the size of Hawaii failed to turn up any sign of 10 Cuban migrants lost at sea after the boat they were traveling in sank off the Florida Keys. 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
Fiat Chrysler said that it is recalling more than a half-million heavy-duty Ram trucks to fix a problem that can cause the wheels to fall off. Read more
Republican senators said they believe the commission would eventually be used against them politically. Read more