The Hawaii Tourism Authority gives $100K to Kauai for alternative ground transportation.
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The Hawaii Tourism Authority has created a list of alternative ground transportation for visitors and is supporting Kauai County’s development of a pilot shuttle program. Read more
Chadwick D. Downie was charged with first-degree attempted murder and use of a firearm in commission of a separate felony. Read more
Firefighters had to deal with shifting winds to protect homes, hikers and themselves from a raging wildfire near the Maili Pillbox this afternoon on the Waianae Coast. Read more
Once dismissed by most public health experts and government officials, the hypothesis that COVID-19 leaked accidentally from a Chinese lab is now receiving scrutiny under a new U.S. investigation. Read more
President Joe Biden ended talks with a group of Republican senators on a big infrastructure package today and started reaching out to senators from both parties in a new effort toward bipartisan compromise, setting a summer deadline for Congress to pass his top legislative priority. Read more
Set to embark on the first overseas trip of his term, President Joe Biden is eager to reassert the United States on the world stage, steadying European allies deeply shaken by his predecessor and pushing democracy as the only bulwark to rising forces of authoritarianism. Read more
Overall, the richest 25 Americans pay less in tax — an average of 15.8% of adjusted gross income — than many ordinary workers do, once you include taxes for Social Security and Medicare. Read more
Honolulu police arrested 27-year-old Dion V. Kitzmiller Monday night on a $500,000 warrant in connection with the May 25 case where he allegedly crashed into vehicles and pointed a handgun at officers who were trying to arrest him for outstanding warrants in Kalihi. Read more
The Environmental Protection Agency has fined two companies $150,000 for the release of 42,000 gallons of jet fuel in late 2014 at a bulk fuel storage facility on Sand Island. Read more
rosecutors in Orange County charged Marcus Anthony Eriz, 24, with murder in the death of Aiden Leos, shooting at an occupied vehicle and with sentencing enhancements. Read more
President Joe Biden has laid out goal after goal for taming the coronavirus pandemic and exceeded his own benchmarks. Now, though, the U.S. is unlikely to meet his target to have 70% of Americans at least partially vaccinated by July 4. Read more
The so-called Telegraph Fire, straddling two counties, has burned 112 square miles and is at zero containment. Read more
Florida State freshmen Kalei Harding and Kaley Mudge have the Seminoles knocking on the door of a national title. Read more
Fox News Channel did not carry the speech by the former president beloved by many of its viewers. Read more
Jim Fassel, whose bold guarantee of a playoff bid late in the 2000 season seemingly catapulted the New York Giants to a spot in the Super Bowl, has died. He was 71. Read more
The World Trade Organization should penalize “bad behavior when it occurs,” Australia’s prime minister said Wednesday ahead of a Group of Seven leaders’ meeting in Britain where he hopes to garner support in a trade dispute with China. Read more
Allen County prosecutors filed the charges against Cohen B. Hancz-Barron, 21, who had been held on preliminary murder counts since his June 2 arrest. Read more
NASA’s Juno spacecraft has provided the first close-ups of Jupiter’s largest moon in two decades. Read more
The sheriff of Los Angeles County dispatched deputies to Venice Beach to assess the homelessness problem a day after he called out city officials for failing to adequately address the issue. Read more
The 68-32 vote for the bill demonstrates how confronting China economically is an issue that unites both parties in Congress. Read more
After completing a review of supply chains, the Biden administration has announced it was forming a task force to address the bottlenecks in the semiconductor, construction, transportation and agriculture sectors. Read more