A salvo of SM-6 ship-fired missiles failed to intercept a ballistic missile target.
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A U.S. missile defense test that likely was the one delayed off Kauai earlier this week due to the presence of a Russian surveillance ship was carried out today with a salvo of SM-6 ship-fired missiles failing to intercept a medium-range ballistic missile target. Read more
Gerlufsen joined UH in September 2019 after serving as an assistant coach at San Diego. Read more
Hawaii health officials suspend revocation of Pono Life Sciences’ medical cannabis dispensary license
The company can resume medical cannabis production and retail operations during the suspension of the revocation pending the submission of financial audits. Read more
At least 350 people were vaccinated today at four mobile COVID-19 vaccination clinics around the island, the Honolulu Fire Department reported. Read more
A house fire in Wahiawa this morning displaced two adult residents and caused $70,000 in damage to the building and its contents. Read more
By island today, there were 28 new infection cases on Oahu, six on Maui, 11 on Hawaii island, and three Hawaii residents diagnosed outside the state. Read more
The Kauai Police Department is looking for a missing 23-year-old man from Nebraska who missed his flight back home. Read more
A 65-year-old man who fainted on the Koko Crater Trail this morning was airlifted by the Honolulu Fire Department to Koko Head District Park. Read more
Aquatic biologists from the state Department of Land and Natural Resources today and Friday watched light coral spawning at Waialea Bay’s Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area. Read more
The total confirmed coronavirus cases among inmates at the Hilo facility now stands at 71. Read more
The remains of 215 children, some as young as 3 years old, have been found buried on the site of what was once Canada’s largest Indigenous residential school — one of the institutions that held children taken from families across the nation. Read more
B.J. Thomas, the Grammy-winning singer who enjoyed success on the pop, country and gospel charts with such hits as “I Just Can’t Help Believing,” “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head” and “Hooked on a Feeling,” has died. He was 78. Read more
Vietnam has discovered a new coronavirus variant that’s a hybrid of strains first found in India and the U.K., the Vietnamese health minister said Saturday. Read more
Daughter, 19, of ‘Moneyball’ author Michael Lewis and MTV’s Tabitha Soren dies in Northern California crash
The 19-year-old daughter of “Moneyball” writer Michael Lewis and former MTV correspondent Tabitha Soren died in a Northern California highway crash. Read more
Clinics are planned on four islands — at malls, shopping centers, restaurants, and a beach park. Read more
South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster signed into law last week a bill that would essentially restart the state’s stalled death penalty after a lack of lethal injection drugs has delayed several executions. Read more
Television actor Gavin MacLeod of “The Love Boat” and “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” has died. He was 90. Read more
An Egyptian court on Saturday adjourned the case of a massive a hulking cargo vessel that blocked the Suez Canal for nearly a week earlier this year. Read more
The ferry in eastern Indonesia caught fire early Saturday with nearly 200 people on board, forcing passengers and crew to jump into the sea but causing no casualties, officials said. Read more
The Duchess of Cambridge has received her first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine as Britain extends its inoculation program to younger people. 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