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The stairs have been hotly debated for years, with nearby residents upset by traffic and other disturbances, and hikers hoping for legal access to the Stairway to Heaven. Read more
VIDEO: Gov. David Ige unveils program to allow individuals vaccinated in Hawaii to show digital proof of vaccination status
Fully vaccinated individuals in Hawaii will soon be able to show digital proof of their vaccination status on mobile phones before entering businesses and other venues that require it. Read more
Today’s new confirmed and probable infection count by island includes 203 new cases on Oahu, 54 on Maui, 95 on Hawaii island, 19 on Kauai and nine Hawaii residents diagnosed outside the state. Read more
David John “DJ” Pratt, founding member of Kalapana and one of the great Hawaii guitarists of his generation, died Tuesday evening after being found unresponsive at his home. He was 66. Read more
Honolulu police are looking for a suspect in connection with an alleged armed robbery that occurred near the University of Hawaii area Tuesday. Read more
Raphael, one of three meerkats at Honolulu, Zoo was found dead in a tunnel that had collapsed around him, city officials said this evening. Read more
The Biden administration today removed 18 appointees named to U.S. military academy boards by Donald Trump in the final months of the Republican president’s term in office, according to the White House. Read more
The World Health Organization last month listed it as a “variant of interest” because of concerns it may make vaccines and treatments less effective, though more evidence is needed. Read more
‘Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach and Highgate Hawaii is the first hotel company in Hawaii to announce a vaccination mandate of this breadth. Read more
Three people are accused of stealing the identity of seven victims of June’s deadly Champlain Towers South condominium collapse. Read more
As a result, the Damien/Pac-Five contest scheduled for Saturday will now be the featured 7:30 p.m. game on Friday in Halawa. The 5 p.m. matchup between ‘Iolani and Kamehameha I-AA remains the same. Read more
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a settlement resulting in a fine of $82,613 with Hawaiian Ice Company over violations of the Clean Air Act. Read more
Mayor Mike Victorino said these new rules were necessary to bring COVID-19 case numbers and hospitalizations down. Read more
WATCH LIVE: 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
Lt. Gov. Josh Green joins Spotlight Hawaii today for a livestream video and took viewer questions. Read more
Honolulu Board of Water Supply crews have completed repairs to a 12-inch water main on Kamahao Street in Waiau that ruptured early today. Water service has also been restored to affected residents. Read more
All 17 counties in Nevada will be subject to an indoor mask mandate by the end of the week, health officials said today. Read more
More than half of the United States now offers legal sports betting, just three years after it was allowed by the U.S. Supreme Court. Read more
California lawmakers today sent Gov. Gavin Newsom legislation to end the careers of bad law enforcement officers, a year after an earlier effort died without a final vote. Read more
The virus has an estimated fatality rate of between 40% and 75%, according to the WHO. Read more
Salzman pleaded guilty to a single count of racketeering conspiracy, and former Nxivm members have described her as an enabler who made Raniere’s abuse possible. Read more