Hawaii health officials report 12 more COVID-19-related deaths, 836 new infections statewide.
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Biden, Obama, Clinton mark 9/11 at NYC memorial with display of unity; Bush visits memorial in Shanksville, Pa.
Presidents Joe Biden, Barack Obama and Bill Clinton gathered at the site where the World Trade Center towers fell two decades ago. Read more
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The Evangelical Lutheran Church of America installed its first openly transgender bishop in a service held in San Francisco’s Grace Cathedral today. Read more
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A retired flight attendant who has been pushing an airline beverage cart from Boston to New York City for days in honor of the flight crews who died on 9/11 arrived at Ground Zero today to mark the 20th anniversary of the terror attacks. Read more
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Hawaii State Public Library system to require vaccinations or negative COVID-19 test result for all visitors
Visitors 5 years old and older must also wear a face mask covering their nose, mouth and chin at all times while in a library. Read more
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Queen Elizabeth II marked the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks by offering her sympathies to the victims, survivors and families affected by the atrocity. Read more
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American Savings Bank, Hawaii Pacific Health and community organizations have partnered to encourage vulnerable communities in Oahu to get vaccinated. Read more
Workers at the site in Virginia’s capital where a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee was taken down this week installed a new time capsule Saturday within the statue’s massive pedestal, after efforts to locate an 1887 capsule were suspended. Read more
Airline flights, ferries and train service were canceled as Typhoon Chanthu roared toward Taiwan today and authorities warned of high wind and heavy rain along the island’s south and east coast. Read more
Hawaii Department of Health announces federal teams will assist with COVID-19 antibody treaments statewide
The Hawaii Department of Health today announced that a federal team of 30 clinicians is arriving in the state later this month to help administer monoclonal antibody therapy to COVID-19 patients. Read more
The Wilcox Medical Center in Lihue will offer drive-up COVID-19 testing on Saturdays for Kauai residents, starting this weekend. Read more
A 21-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of auto theft this morning after allegedly stealing a vehicle and later colliding with a truck in downtown Honolulu. Read more