2 Pac-12 baseball players from Hawaii transferring to play for Rainbows.
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Jordan Donahue and Kyson Donahue — second cousins and middle infielders — will return home to play for the Rainbow Warriors this coming academic year. Read more
Bystanders said a young female was swimming behind Wailua Golf Course on Saturday when rough seas overcame her, causing her mother to enter the water. Another man saw what was going on and went after them, but was overcome by rough seas as well. Read more
Hawaii Department of Health officials reported 102 new confirmed and probable coronavirus infections today, bringing the state’s total since the start of the pandemic to 38,481 cases. Read more
A Hawaii island man set free earlier this month on supervised release by a Hilo judge was charged again last week with multiple offenses following another incident on the Fourth of July. Read more
Honolulu Fire Department firefighters doused a house fire in Nanakuli today that displaced five people and sent a 46-year-old female to the hospital in serious condition. Read more
Eleven units from the Hawaii County Fire Department — including the department’s Chopper 1 and Rescue Boat 2 — responded to rescue an injured diver on the Big Island who fell off a cliff on Saturday. Read more
A four-man canoe knocked a 17-year-old surfer unconscious late this afternoon in waters off Waikiki. Read more
Hundreds of demonstrators went out to the streets in several cities in Cuba to protest against ongoing food shortages and high prices of most foods. Read more
The Maui Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding a 25-year-old Molokai woman. Read more
An 18-year-old man was arrested on Piikoi Street Friday afternoon for first-degree robbery after allegedly attempting to hold a couple at gunpoint. Read more
The Pittsburgh Pirates selected Louisville catcher Henry Davis with the first pick in baseball’s amateur draft, with the Texas Rangers then taking Vanderbilt pitcher Jack Leiter. Read more
The top U.S. infectious diseases expert said “it is entirely conceivable, maybe likely” that Americans will need a booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in the coming months, but it is too soon for the government to recommend another shot. Read more
Celebrations erupted in downtown Rome as thousands of people took to the streets after Italy beat England in a penalty shootout to win the European Championship at Wembley Stadium in London. Read more
Authorities searching for victims of a deadly collapse in Florida said they hope to conclude their painstaking work in the coming weeks as a team of first responders from Israel departed the site. Read more
Novak Djokovic tied Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal by claiming his 20th Grand Slam title, coming back to beat Matteo Berrettini 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-4, 6-3 in the Wimbledon final. Read more
Firefighters working in searing weather struggled to contain a Northern California wildfire that continued to grow, one of several large blazes burning across the U.S. West amid another heat wave. Read more
Swashbuckling billionaire Richard Branson hurtled into space aboard his own winged rocket ship, bringing astro-tourism a step closer to reality and beating out his exceedingly richer rival Jeff Bezos. Read more
Authorities in Bangladesh say the country has registered the highest number of COVID-19 casualties and positive cases in a single day. Read more
A 21-year-old Hawaii Preparatory Academy High School graduate is confirmed to be among those who died during the collapse of the condo building that collapsed in Florida late last month. Read more
A 39-year-old Puna man was charged this afternoon in the attempted murder of his former long-term girlfriend, a 39-year-old woman, at a Pahoa home on Thursday, Hawaii County police announced. Read more
The Honolulu Fire Department dealt with wrong location information, heavy tree canopy and poor cellphone coverage before finding two lost hikers this afternoon on the Kolekole Trail. Read more