Hawaii Community Correctional Center in Hilo begins lockdown after inmates create “disturbance” Friday night.
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HCCC began a lockdown at about 7 p.m. Friday after inmates in one housing module started a disturbance. Read more
Two 19-year-olds who just got accepted to the University of Hawaii completed a three-week sailing trip from San Diego to Honolulu today. Read more
Of all the confirmed Hawaii infection cases, 2,355 have required hospitalizations, with four new hospitalizations reported today. Read more
More than 50 Hawaii county, state and volunteer firefighters, battled a 1,400-acre wildfire in Paauilo along the Hamakua Coast overnight. Read more
Police arrested a 50-year-old man this morning in the Punchbowl area for allegedly kidnapping a woman for several hours and assaulting her with a knife. Read more
Hawaii County detectives charged a 37-year-old Milolii man with multiple offenses in Captain Cook in Kona, including criminal property damage using a gun. Read more
Nine people safely evacuated this morning from an Ewa house where fire broke out in its garage. Read more
A group of fishermen on Lanai pulled an unresponsive male, age unknown, from the water on Friday night. Read more
A review of Hawaii Gov. David Ige’s emails shows the state epidemiologist spent key weeks in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic resisting suggestions and requests from both inside and outside the administration that she boost contact tracing to control the spread of COVID-19. Read more
Honolulu firefighters early this morning extinguished a fire in downtown Honolulu that caused an estimated $20,000 in damage to a commercial building and its contents. Read more
All H-1 westbound lanes reopened at the School Street off-ramp at 10 p.m. tonight. Read more
One woman, 46, was treated for facial injuries and was transported to the hospital in serious condition. Read more
Las Vegas trip, HawaiianMiles and Zippy’s meals among prizes from Hawaii COVID-19 vaccination incentive campaign
The prizes, as well as a number of deals and discounts, available during the campaign this month are listed at HIGotVaccinated.com as part of a push to get remaining Hawaii residents vaccinated. Read more
The “Gone Girl” and “Cocktail” actor remained hospitalized in critical condition, after being injured in a hit-and-run accident in New York City a day earlier, her manager said. Read more
The first cruise ship since the pandemic wended its way Saturday through the heart of Venice, escorted by triumphant water-spouting tugboats and elated port workers as it traveled down the Giudecca Canal but also protested by hundreds on land and a small armada of wooden boats waving “No Big Boats” flags. Read more
Foreign keyboard criminals with scant fear of repercussions have paralyzed U.S. schools and hospitals, leaked highly sensitive police files, triggered fuel shortages and, most recently, threatened global food supply chains. Read more
The Justice Department said today that it no longer will secretly obtain reporters’ records during leak investigations, a policy shift that abandons a practice decried by news organizations and press freedom groups. Read more
President Joe Biden turned to his old boss, former President Barack Obama, on Saturday to help him encourage Americans to sign up for “Obamacare” health care coverage during an expanded special enrollment period in the pandemic. Read more
U.S. District Judge Roger Benitez of San Diego ruled Friday, June 4, that the state’s definition of illegal military-style rifles unlawfully deprives law-abiding Californians of weapons commonly allowed in most other states. Read more
A Connecticut man has pleaded guilty to setting fire to a renowned Shakespearean theater and several other structures in four towns. Read more
Microsoft Corp. blamed “accidental human error” for its Bing search engine briefly not showing image results for the search term “tank man” on the anniversary of the bloody military crackdown in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square in 1989. Read more