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It was the third time this year that the van, used to provide free medical care and medications to Oahu’s homeless population, was targeted by criminals, officials said. Read more
The U.S. Navy declared five missing sailors dead nearly a week after a helicopter crashed in the Pacific Ocean, shifting the search for them to a recovery operation today. Read more
Pediatric hospitalizations for COVID-19 have soared over the summer as the highly contagious delta variant spread across the country, according to two new studies from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read more
The University of Hawaii football team hosts its first game on campus without any fans in attendance against Portland State at the Clarence T.C. Ching Complex tonight. Read more
South Beach’s sizzling party scene is about to undergo a massive boost in police presence and tougher crackdowns on raucous crowds and crime, weeks after a tourist eating dinner with his family was fatally shot at a Miami Beach restaurant, authorities say. Read more
Of all the confirmed Hawaii infection cases, 3,661 have required hospitalizations, with 48 new hospitalizations reported today. Read more
The Utes posted 14 blocks, with Kahuku graduate Phoebe Grace in on nine, and served up 10 aces in a 25-15, 23-25, 25-18, 25-22 win in the finale of the Utah Classic. Read more
Flood-stricken families and business owners across the Northeast were hauling waterlogged belongings to the curb today and scraping away noxious mud as cleanup from the deadly remnants of Hurricane Ida moves into high gear. Read more
It was the first UH football game played on campus at Clarence T.C. Ching Complex. Fans were not allowed to attend due to COVID-19 protocols regarding large gatherings. Read more
Veteran-led rescue groups say the Biden administration’s estimate that no more than 200 U.S. citizens were left behind in Afghanistan is too low and also overlooks hundreds of other people they consider to be equally American: permanent legal residents with green cards. Read more
Fire on Friday afternoon destroyed a Waianae building and 20 vehicles inside, but a 70-year-old man escaped unharmed. Read more
Willard Scott, the beloved weatherman who charmed viewers of NBC’s “Today” show with his self-deprecating humor and cheerful personality, has died. He was 87. Read more
The United States intends to send Afghanistan evacuees who fail to clear initial screenings to Kosovo, which has agreed to house them for up to a year for additional processing, a U.S. official told The Associated Press today. Read more
Scammers are using spoofing to scam Hawaii residents by making it appear they are receiving a call from the Hawaii Criminal Justice Data Center main phone number. Read more
The world’s sharks and rays have seen declines in their populations since 2014 and more and more are now threatened with extinction, according to a new red list released today at a global conference aimed at protecting dwindling species. Read more
The U.S. Coast Guard said that cleanup crews are responding to a sizable oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico following Hurricane Ida. Read more
A settlement has been reached between Hawaii inmates and Max Otani, director of the state’s Department of Public Safety, in a class action lawsuit challenging the department’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more
Firefighters are making progress on a California wildfire threatening South Lake Tahoe, officials said today, lifting hopes for tens of thousands of residents who are waiting this weekend to return to the resort town. Read more
Tens of thousands protested in Switzerland today for the legalization of same-sex marriage in the Alpine country. Read more
Fuels remain dry in the affected areas, which combined with strong trade winds and low relative humidities, will result in critical fire weather conditions over leeward areas this afternoon and again on Saturday. Read more
Discharge from the base’s wastewater treatment plant has exceeded permitted fecal indicator bacterial levels, affecting Kailua Bay, the Health Department said. Read more