A further reduction of COVID-19 regulations will come once Hawaii reaches 60% vaccinated.
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Up to 25 people will be allowed to gather indoors and up 75 people outdoors once the benchmark is achieved, while restaurants will be allowed to increase their capacity to 75%. Read more
Dion Kitzmiller was charged Friday via information charging with three counts of first-degree criminal property damage, two counts of second-degree criminal property damage, two counts of firearm offenses and one count of second-degree reckless endangering. Read more
Hawaii’s congressional delegation wants the project to proceed for the defense of the Aloha State against North Korean ballistic missiles. Read more
The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a 66-year-old paddler off Honaunau Beach Monday Read more
Honolulu Ocean Safety crews today rescued two swimmers who were on inflatable tubes nearly a mile off of Tracks Beach on the Waianae Coast. Read more
Crews are responding tonight to a sewer overflow in Waiau, the Department of Environmental Services reported. Read more
The lone occupant, a woman in her 30s, was able to escape the 11:30 a.m. blaze at 85-403 Pulapula Place, but the house was a total loss. There were no injuries. Read more
His bail is set at $1 million. Read more
Otis Alexander appeared before Judge Sherri-Ann Iha on charges of first-degree assault, first-degree terroristic threatening and possession of a switchblade knife in commission of a crime. Read more
Police said that genetic genealogy had connected Whelpley, a retired welder who was 27 at the time, to the crime. Read more
In addition to losing the anchor, the kayak’s anchor lines had become entangled in the rudder, the GPS wasn’t functioning properly and Derreumaux was seasick while pummeled with 12-foot waves. Read more
Retailers from Sephora to Walmart and Target have focused on increasing their offerings of Black-owned brands across all categories as a key strategy to combat racial bias. Read more
The operation to recover the cryptocurrency from the Russia-based hacker group is believed to be the first of its kind. Read more
Cries for help pierced the night as passengers climbed out of overturned or crushed rail cars. The pleas continued to echo throughout the day at the scene in the district of Ghotki, in the southern province of Sindh. Read more
Now in its seventh week, the review of 2.1 million votes in Arizona’s most populous county has ballooned not just into a national political spectacle, but also a political windsock for the Republican Party. Read more
There’s little President Joe Biden can do about it. Read more
Food journalists and bloggers have mainly turned up their noses, with one comparing the vending machine’s creation to a pizza she’d eaten in a rundown area of the Ecuadorean Amazon while on a mission with Oxfam. Read more
The requirement is one of the last sex-based distinctions in federal law, one that challengers say cannot be justified now that women are allowed to serve in every role in the military, including ground combat. Read more
Aiden Leos was fatally shot in the abdomen on May 21 while seated in the back seat of a car driven by his mother, Joanna Cloonan, as she was taking him to kindergarten. Read more
The state’s ban on evictions will be extended for another 60 days in Gov. David Ige’s forthcoming COVID-19 emergency proclamation, but then those struggling to pay rent or mortgages will have no further protection. Read more
Performances at the St. James Theatre begin June 26 with an end date set — at least for now — for Sept. 4. Read more