Hawaii health officials report 11 more COVID-19-related deaths, 493 additional infections statewide.
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Today’s new confirmed and probable infection count by island includes 314 new cases on Oahu, 62 on Maui, 89 on Hawaii island, 19 on Kauai, three on Molokai and six Hawaii residents diagnosed outside the state. Read more
It’s a move that could deepen a growing chasm in U.S.-China relations. Read more
Emergency Medical Services responded to a call at about 10 a.m. today for the area fronting 1628 Keeaumoku Street, an apartment complex in Makiki. Read more
Maui County’s new set of Safer Outside emergency rules in response to the COVID-19 surge went into effect at 12:01 a.m. today. Read more
“At first light this morning, MFD crews continued searching alongside USCG assets,” said MFD in a news release. “Search efforts will continue today.” Read more
At 12:16 p.m. radar showed heavy rain over Leeward Oahu falling at a rate of 1 to 2 inches per hour, the National Weather Service said. Read more
A few hundred volunteers from across the island continued searching along with police Tuesday for a missing 6-year-old Waimanalo girl, whose adoptive parents told police they last saw her Sunday night in her bedroom. Read more
The Biden administration today began notifying governors and state refugee coordinators across the country about how many Afghan evacuees from among the first group of nearly 37,000 arrivals are slated to be resettled in their states. Read more
General Motors Co. urged some owners of Chevrolet Bolt electric cars to park and store the vehicles at least 50 feet away from other cars to reduce the risk that a spontaneous fire could spread. Read more
Hawaii has had its first confirmed, maternal death due to COVID-19, according to the chair of a committee that tracks them for state. Read more
VIDEO: Dr. Douglas Kwock, pediatric infectious disease specialist, joins the Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s Spotlight Hawaii
Hawaii Pacific Health Dr. Douglas Kwock, pediatric infectious disease specialist, joined Spotlight Hawaii today for a livestream and took audience questions. Read more
The lineup this year includes nine halau who will perform a mix of kahiko and auana at the historic Queen Emma Summer Palace. Read more
The case is one of more than 20 instances in recent years where fertility doctors have been accused of using their own sperm. Read more
A federal judge today rejected a request by lawyers for former President Donald Trump to delay the progression of a defamation lawsuit by a woman who accused him of rape. Read more
The shooter, Curtis Edward Smith, was charged with assisted suicide, insurance fraud and several other counts in the Sept. 4 shooting of Alex Murdaugh. 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 hearing is part of a congressional effort to hold the FBI accountable after multiple missteps in investigating the case. Read more
EMS officials did not know if the same car was involved in both incidents, and Honolulu police have released no further details. Read more
“Even in the College of Cardinals, there are some negationists,” Francis said today, en route home from Slovakia. Read more
AlohaCare employees will need to provide proof of full vaccination by Oct. 23, or be granted medical or religious exemptions and be tested weekly. Read more
California Gov. Gavin Newsom ably fended off a recall attempt from Republicans tonight, changing the stakes of the contest from a referendum on his own performance and into a partisan fight over Trumpism and the coronavirus. Read more