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A suspect has been arrested in connection with a first-degree robbery case at a bank in Aina Haina last week. Read more
Nearly 90% of Hawaii’s state employees have been vaccinated against COVID-19 — an increase of about 3% since last month — according to the state Department of Human Resources Development. Read more
The Honolulu Fire Department says it has mostly contained a four-acre wildfire in Kapolei this afternoon. Read more
Today’s new confirmed and probable infection count by island includes 248 new cases on Oahu, 45 on Maui, 68 on Hawaii island, 27 on Kauai, three on Molokai and 12 Hawaii residents diagnosed outside the state. Read more
For the first time, the new rates will also take into account the size of a home, so that large houses by the ocean could see an especially big jump in rates. Read more
Hawaii health officials issue guidelines on Pfizer boosters, but say 1st and 2nd doses remain top priority
Officials also recommend that priority for booster shots be given to individuals 65 and older and those ages 50 to 64 who have underlying medical conditions. Read more
Competitors will head to St. George, Utah on May 7 instead. Read more
With Maui County’s rolling average of COVID-19 cases close to half of what it was in recent weeks, Mayor Michael Victorino said today he is considering loosening some of the emergency rules he imposed Sept. 15. Read more
A 32-year-old man has been charged after he allegedly punched a flight attendant twice in an unprovoked attack on a Hawaiian Airlines flight bound for Hilo Thursday. Read more
The current tier system would have allowed for all restrictions, including business capacity rules and gathering sizes, to be dropped when the population was 70% vaccinated. Read more
A class action lawsuit alleging price-fixing in the poultry industry may mean a little extra grocery money in your pocket. Read more
Those who are eligible and interested in receiving the Pfizer COVID-19 booster are strongly encouraged to make an appointment. Read more
Bikeshare Hawaii, operator of the Biki bikeshare program in Honolulu, said it has recently been able to install two additional Biki stops after decommissioning seven in April as part of a cost-saving plan. Read more
Decades of overfishing have pushed China’s overseas fleet, the world’s largest, ever farther from home. Read more
A gunman who killed one person and wounded 14 others in a Tennessee grocery store worked in a sushi business at the store and was the son of refugees from Myanmar who had settled in Nashville, a family friend said today. Read more
Cuomo sent an email shortly afterward saying he was “ashamed.” Read more
The final report was set to be released today, the result of a monthslong partisan review funded partly by taxpayers. Read more
A look at the nuts and bolts of this new phase of the vaccination campaign. Read more
No migrants remained today at the Texas border encampment where almost 15,000 people — most of them Haitians — had converged just days earlier seeking asylum, local and federal officials said. Read more
An officer in the nation’s capital has been indicted on a murder charge for his role in a fatal vehicle accident during a police chase that sparked two days of protests and clashes. Read more
More than 3,200 passengers were trapped on planes without being given a chance to disembark, the department said. Read more