A 2nd Honolulu City employee dies from COVID-19-related complications.
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From March 2020 through August, 377 city employees have tested positive for COVID-19. Read more
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
Ask anyone old enough to remember travel before Sept. 11, 2001, and you’re likely to get a gauzy recollection of what flying was like. Read more
There will be something missing at two Whole Foods Market stores opening next year: the rows of cashiers. Read more
Stocks on Wall Street eased further from their recent highs Wednesday amid more signs that U.S. economic growth is being dampened by a resurgence in coronavirus cases and other challenges. 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
The Patriots remade their defense in the offseason in hopes of bringing back the unit’s disruptive reputation. 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
U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said Thursday the al-Qaida extremist group that used Afghanistan as a staging base to attack United States 20 years ago may attempt to regenerate there following an American withdrawal that has left the Taliban in power. 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