Hawaii Island police say a Venezuelan national tried to steal an air ambulance at the Hilo International Airport.
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Gabriel Arjona-Molina is a Venezuelan national who has been on Hawaii island for about two months, police said. Read more
The Taliban were in full control of Kabul’s international airport after the last U.S. plane left its runway, marking the end of America’s longest war. Read more
The state’s AlohaSafe Alert app now has 1.12 million activations. Read more
The older brother of a teen who was shot and killed by Honolulu police has been arrested again. Read more
Nearly half of Americans 65 and over didn’t visit a dentist in the last year, and nearly 1 in 5 have lost all their natural teeth. Read more
As the final five U.S. military transport aircraft lifted off out of Afghanistan, they left behind up to 200 Americans and thousands of desperate Afghans who couldn’t get out and now must rely on the Taliban to allow their departure. Read more
A popular vacation haven normally filled with tens of thousands of summer tourists was clogged with fleeing vehicles after the entire resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to leave. Read more
Hawaii had its highest COVID- 19 count ever reported in one day on Sunday, and if the trajectory continues, officials warn that it could lead to a 72-hour stay-at-home order over the Labor Day holiday. Read more
A young lifeguard was killed and seven other people, including three other lifeguards, were injured when lightning struck a Jersey Shore beach this afternoon, authorities said. Read more
The 27-year-old former farmhand, who testified that he came to the U.S. illegally from Mexico as a teenager, has been jailed since his arrest in August 2018. Read more
Lt. Gov. Josh Green joined Spotlight Hawaii today for a livestream video and took viewer questions. Read more
The S&P 500 also set a record high last Friday after investors welcomed an update from the Federal Reserve. 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 Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights sent letters to education chiefs in Iowa, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and Utah. Read more
Some 879,551 visitors arrived by air service to the Hawaiian Islands in July 2021, primarily from the U.S. West and U.S. East, according to preliminary visitor statistics released today. Read more
The decision reverses advice that it gave in June, when the bloc recommended lifting restrictions on U.S. travelers before the summer tourism season. Read more
One of the most powerful hurricanes ever to hit the U.S. mainland weakened into a tropical storm overnight as it pushed inland over Mississippi. Read more
College football resumed Saturday, with tens of thousands on hand for such as matchups as Illinois vs. Nebraska or Hawaii vs. UCLA. Read more
Under construction since 2016, the theme park has received strong backing from Beijing authorities, including the extension of one of the city’s main subway lines to the site. Read more
Hundreds of students and alumni of American University of Kabul gathered at a safe house and boarded buses today in a failed final attempt at evacuation on U.S. military flights. Read more