Night flights may be changed because of Hilo airport runway shut down.
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A runway at the Hilo Airport will be closed from dusk to dawn until further notice, the Department of Transportation announced this afternoon. Read more
Today’s new confirmed and probable infection count by island includes 33 new cases on Oahu, 18 on Maui, 46 on Hawaii island, one on Kauai, none on Lanai and Molokai, and six Hawaii residents diagnosed outside the state. Read more
Honolulu police arrested a 22-year-old woman who allegedly attempted to abduct a 9-year-old girl from her yard in Maili on Tuesday. Read more
Emergency Medical Services treated this afternoon a 25-year-old woman, who was seriously injured after jumping from a waterfall. Read more
Akoni Pule Highway is now open in the area of the 16 mile marker and 17 mile marker in Hawi following a partial closure earlier this evening due to a brush fire. Read more
Someone opened fire in a popular entertainment district in downtown Austin early Saturday, wounding 13 people, including two critically, before getting away, authorities said. Read more
President Joe Biden said on the fifth anniversary of a mass shooting at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando that he will sign a bill naming the site as a national memorial. Read more
The airline industry’s recovery from the pandemic passed a milestone as more than 2 million people streamed through U.S. airport security checkpoints on Friday for the first time since early March 2020. Read more
The price to rocket into space next month with Jeff Bezos and his brother is a cool $28 million. Read more
Fresh from charming leaders at the Group of Seven summit, Queen Elizabeth II was back at her residence at Windsor Castle on Saturday to view a military parade to mark her official birthday. Read more
Rapper Polo G has been arrested on charges including battery on a police officer, resisting arrest with violence and criminal mischief. Read more
Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro led a throng of motorcyclist supporters through the streets of Sao Paulo on Saturday — and got hit with a fine for failure to wear a mask, in violation of local pandemic restrictions. Read more
Hawaiian Airlines advised that it was making steady progress at its call center, where it was continuing to hire and train agents as quickly as possible. Read more
The European Championship game between Denmark and Finland was suspended today after Christian Eriksen needed urgent medical attention on the field near the end of the first half. Read more
U.S. First Lady Jill Biden told members of a British group that uses surfing as therapy that she once owned a surfboard and it was “white with a big butterfly” on it. Read more
Hawaii Department of Public Safety officials have said many inmates have declined to be vaccinated. Read more
Two clusters related to celebrations held at places of worship resulted in 46 cases, 16 of which were secondary cases. None of those in attendance reported being vaccinated. Read more
A city spokesman said no sewage reached the bay. Read more
Germany’s environmentalist Greens formally endorsed Annalena Baerbock as their candidate for chancellor Saturday, amid a slip in the party’s poll ratings fueled in large part by its own mistakes. Read more
Firefighters responded Friday evening to reports of smoke at a pizza and wine bar located on the ground floor of the Ohana Waikiki East by Outrigger. Read more
It was a stunning revelation that one branch of government was using its power to gather private information on another, a move that carried echoes of President Richard Nixon during Watergate. Read more