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A new forecast for Honolulu’s peak number of daily coronavirus cases has been revised due to recent data and a combination of other factors. Read more
The Honolulu Police Department today suspended its search for missing 6-year-old Isabella Kalua. Read more
A temporary repair of the shoreside dock at the USS Arizona Memorial visitor center allowed walk-on visitation to the memorial today at noon for the first time in over two weeks. Read more
The Hawaii Department of Health today announced that Oahu has been selected for a federal pilot program providing 125,000 residents in eligible zip codes with free, at-home COVID-19 test kits. Read more
VIDEO: Mayor Blangiardi extends restrictions on large gatherings until Oct. 19, ends Honolulu’s COVID-19 tier system
Mayor Rick Blangiardi today extended the restrictions for large gatherings until October 19th and abolished the city’s tier system, instead basing decisions off of a more broad set of parameters that prioritize hospitalization capacity. Read more
CrimeStoppers and the Honolulu Police Department are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man in connection with a bank robbery at the Aina Haina Shopping Center. Read more
The Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation will open the first phase of online and in-person registration today for fall classes offered in accordance with Safe Access Oahu restrictions. Read more
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party will win the most seats in Canada’s election, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and CTV projected tonight. Read more
Kaiser Permanente Hawaii today announced about $400,000 in grants to various Hawaii nonprofits working to remove barriers to COVID-19 vaccination. Read more
Police said the couple were arguing at about 4:45 p.m. when the woman stabbed the man with a knife then stabbed herself. Read more
George Holliday, a plumber who gained local and national fame 30 years earlier when he used his video camera to tape the infamous Los Angeles police beating of motorist Rodney King in Lake View Terrace, has died from COVID-19. Read more
Like the Spanish flu, the coronavirus may never entirely disappear from our midst. Read more
With kids now back in school and the delta variant causing a huge jump in pediatric infections, many parents are anxiously awaiting vaccinations for their younger children. Read more
Investors are also concerned that the U.S. Federal Reserve could signal this week that it’s planning to pull back some of the support measures it’s been giving markets and the economy. 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
Paul Rusesabagina has asserted that his arrest was in response to his criticism of longtime Rwandan President Paul Kagame over alleged human rights abuses. Read more
The new policy will replace the patchwork of travel bans first instituted by President Donald Trump last year and tightened by Biden. Read more
Lt. Gov. Josh Green took questions today during Spotlight Hawaii, a series from the Honolulu Star-Advertiser that shines a spotlight on issues affecting our islands. Read more
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the world’s two major economic powers should be cooperating on climate and negotiating more robustly on trade and technology. Read more
Brian Laundrie and Petito had been living with his parents before making the cross-country trek on which she died. Read more
Netflix’s “The Crown” and “The Queen’s Gambit” combined with Apple TV+’s “Ted Lasso” to win top series honors at the Sunday’s Emmy Awards, a first for streaming services that cemented their rise to prominence in the television industry. Read more