Older brother of teen shot by police surrenders after 2 months on the run.
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Maruo Sykap, 21, was wanted for a no-bail grand jury bench warrant on charges of first-degree robbery and has been a fugitive since early May. Read more
Customers who want to avoid a water shutoff will need to make a payment or payment arrangement before July 31. Read more
The White House said today that First Lady Jill Biden will travel to Honolulu July 24 and July 25, with a stop in Anchorage, Alaska, on Wednesday. Read more
The city is assisting a landowner to trim the top of a tree on Hotel Street in order to “reduce the weight on the canopy and minimize the likelihood of a structural failure.” Read more
Honolulu prosecutors maintained there’s legal authority to prosecute three police officers in connection with a shooting that killed a 16-year-old boy in April. Read more
The University of Hawaii announced today that it will not require students to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to attend in-person classes on its campuses this fall. Read more
The Hawaii Department of Education announced today that every student at the state’s 257 public schools will receive free breakfast and lunch during the upcoming school year. Read more
Gov. David Ige today said he will not extend the moratorium on evictions currently in effect via his latest COVID-19 emergency proclamation when it expires Aug. 6. Read more
American Airlines is canceling extended leaves for about 3,300 flight attendants and telling them to come back to work in time for the holiday season. Read more
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is expected to be interviewed Saturday as the state attorney general’s office winds down its investigation into sexual harassment and misconduct allegations. Read more
With maximum sustained winds of 100 mph, Felicia is heading west at 10 mph. Read more
The latest death was a Hawaii island man in his 80s who had been hospitalized with underlying health conditions, state health officials said in an email. Read more
He remains free after posting $50,000 bail. Read more
One person who went missing from a Colorado River rafting trip in the Grand Canyon during a flash flood was found dead in frigid water while a second person was found alive, a park spokeswoman said. Read more
Dr. Muntu Davis said at a virtual press conference that a public health order requiring masks indoors will go into effect Saturday. Read more
In showrooms across the country, Americans are buying most makes and models almost as fast as they can be made or resold. Read more
She was one of 17 sailors to graduate and receive their pins today. Read more
Sherman remained in jail today and was expected to make an initial court appearance in the afternoon. It was not clear if he had an attorney who might speak on his behalf. Read more
During the most extensive travel shutdown in modern history, hundreds of thousands of Americans let their passports expire. Read more
The votes — 36-0 in the Senate and 64-0 in the Assembly — showed bipartisan support for an idea that is gaining momentum across the country. Read more
The library was closed out of an abundance of caution. It reopened today after undergoing a thorough cleaning. Read more