None of the crew of the South Korean vessel had been tested because it left port in early February.
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None of the destroyer’s crew had been vaccinated because they left South Korea in early February. Read more
A 28-year-old man died today after he became trapped under heavy equipment he was servicing in Kalihi. Read more
The second round of Hawaii’s vaccination incentives program was launched today, with more prizes, including cash prizes, to sweeten the pot. Read more
Michael Thomas, who was a key starter in the University of Hawaii basketball team’s 2016 NCAA Tournament run, is returning to the Rainbow Warriors as an assistant coach. He is the winningest player in the program’s history. Read more
As of 4:45 p.m., Felicia is approximately 1,355 miles east of Hilo and moving westward near 15 mph, with maximum sustained winds of 50 mph. Further to the east, Tropical Depression Guillermo is expected to first become a remnant low on Tuesday before turning into a trough of low pressure by Friday. Read more
Firefighters were forced to pull back as flames, pushed by winds and fueled by bone-dry conditions, jumped fire-retardant containment lines and pushed up to 4 miles into new territory, authorities said. Read more
The Kaimuki Public Library is closed today after an employee tested positive for COVID-19. Read more
The woman stepped out from behind a city bus and attempted to cross the roadway when she was struck by a car. Read more
Chief Michel Moore said five members of the department’s bomb squad have been removed from field duties as an investigation continues. They could face discipline. Read more
Though there’s much excitement and renewed enthusiasm for the women’s game, years of objectification, pay disparities and an opportunity gap have taken their toll. Read more
The positive test was the latest in a growing line of daily reports of athletes and others testing positive at the pandemic-delayed Olympics. Read more
As more than 100,000 people marched around France against government vaccine rules on Saturday, some demonstrators wore yellow stars recalling the ones the Nazis forced Jews to wear. Read more
Paul Allard Hodgkins apologized and said he was ashamed of his actions on Jan 6. Read more
President Joe Biden tempered his assessment that social media giants are “killing people” by hosting misinformation about the COVID-19 vaccines on their platforms, saying he hoped they would not take it “personally” and instead would act to save lives. Read more
Canada leads G20 countries in vaccination rates, with approximately 80% of eligible Canadians vaccinated with their first dose and over 50% of those eligible fully vaccinated. Read more
Five members of 6ix9ine’s security team, including a retired New York City police detective accused of lying and attempting to cover up the incident, were indicted today on robbery, false impersonation and other charges stemming from the pursuit last August in Harlem. Read more
Robinhood is offering about 52.4 million shares. Read more
Airlines and other companies that would get hurt the most by potential COVID-19 restrictions took some of the heaviest losses. Read more
VIDEO: Retail Merchants of Hawaii’s Tina Yamaki and Hawaii Restaurant Association’s Greg Maples join the Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s Spotlight Hawaii
Retail Merchants of Hawaii’s Tina Yamaki and Hawaii Restaurant Association’s Greg Maples joined Spotlight Hawaii today for a livestream video and took viewer questions. Read more
VIDEO: Former UH Warrior and CFL great Chad Owens hosts Star-Advertiser sports show ‘The CO2 RUN DWN’
“The CO2 RUN DWN” runs on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 1 p.m. and feature insights, interviews and commentary from the former CFL most valuable player and UH all-time career yardage leader. Read more
Residents and visitors nearby may hear the siren sound for 30-second to three-minute intervals during the day. Read more