Hawaii health officials report 1 new coronavirus-related death in Hawaii and 163 confirmed new infections statewide.
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Hawaii Department of Health officials today reported one new coronavirus-related death and 163 new confirmed and probable infections statewide, bringing the state’s totals since the start of the pandemic to 524 fatalities and 39,649 cases. Read more
Dr. James Williams, a clinical associate professor of emergency medicine at Texas Tech, said the patients are younger — many in their 20s, 30s and 40s — and overwhelmingly unvaccinated. Read more
Washington State coach Nick Rolovich said he will not participate on site at next week’s Pac-12 media day in Los Angeles after choosing not to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Read more
Every DLIR office will handle walk-ins in the mornings and scheduled appointments in the afternoons. Read more
City officials are offering free COVID-19 testing for all Oahu residents starting this Friday at its Mobile Lab at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport. Read more
Health authorities have warned that even though the COVID-19 vaccines are incredibly effective — the Pfizer and Moderna ones about 95% against symptomatic infection in studies — they’re not perfect. Read more
Maui’s mayor has vetoed a bill that would have imposed a moratorium on hotel construction in parts of the Valley Isle, saying the measure wouldn’t be effective and was legally flawed. Read more
Kauai police identified a 61-year-old man who apparently drowned while surfing at Poipu Beach as Gary Schultz of Kalaheo. Read more
The painting was stolen from the dentist’s office in November 1972. Read more
Monica Abbott pitched a one-hitter, center fielder Haylie McCleney and second baseman Ali Aguilar combined to throw out the potential tying run at the plate in the sixth inning and the United States beat Canada 1-0 on Thursday for a 2-0 start. Read more
Chinese officials had sought Wang Jingyu, a 19-year-old student, over his online comments about deadly border clashes between Chinese and Indian forces last year. Read more
The last time Texas got a wandering eye for an alternative conference affiliation it fueled a series of realignment in college sports that nearly killed the Big 12. Read more
Maria Taylor is leaving ESPN after the two sides were unable to reach an agreement on a contract extension. Read more
The seemingly endless streak of skyrocketing used-vehicle prices appears to be coming to a close. 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
The Americans, ranked No. 1 in the world and the favorites to win gold in Tokyo, were riding a 44-match unbeaten streak heading into the match. Read more
The South Carolina man accused of killing a woman who mistook his vehicle for her Uber ride later tried to clean blood out of the car with bleach, a witness testified today. Read more
VIDEO: Anne Perreira-Eustaquio, Hawaii unemployment director, joins the Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s Spotlight Hawaii
Anne Perreira-Eustaquio, Hawaii unemployment director, joins Spotlight Hawaii today for a livestream video and took viewer questions. Read more
Hall of Fame college football coach Bobby Bowden has announced he has been diagnosed with a terminal medical condition. Read more
It has not been announced whether the deal will include cash payments. Read more
Rescue crews scoured the water and shoreline while the fire department’s Air 3 helicopter conducted an aerial search. Read more