The Supreme Court in part approves and denies a subpoena into bank records of group opposing TMT.
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In its unanimous opinion issued on Tuesday, the Supreme Court in part approved and denied an appeal by the nonprofit KAHEA: The Hawaiian-Environmental Alliance, which argued that the Hawaii Attorney General’s subpoena to access its bank records should be quashed. Read more
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today endorsed booster shots for millions of older or otherwise vulnerable Americans, opening a major new phase in the U.S vaccination drive against COVID-19. Read more
Winners from Kailua-Kona and Haiku have been announced for a COVID-19 vaccination incentive campaign in Hawaii. Read more
The state is seeking to hire 100 people to help verify Safe Travels program documents at airports statewide. Read more
Wildlife officials reported the death of another Hawaiian monk seal on Molokai, the isle’s sixth so far this year, which they said is unprecedented. Read more
Arrest warrant issued for Illinois woman who missed Hawaii court date in fake COVID vaccination card case
An Illinois woman who was arrested in Hawaii last month for allegedly entering the state with a fake COVID-19 vaccination card that misspelled drug company Moderna as “Maderna” is now wanted for missing her latest court date. Read more
The City and County of Honolulu has announced two new COVID-19 testing sites at Bill Balfour Jr. Waipahu District Park and Wahiawa District Park on Oahu. Read more
A federal grand jury indictment filed in U.S. District Court in Wyoming alleges Brian Laundrie made unauthorized withdrawals or charges worth more than $1,000 during the period in which Petito went missing. Read more
A gunman attacked a grocery store in an upscale Tennessee suburb today, killing one person and wounding 12 others before he was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound at the store, authorities said. Read more
President Joe Biden is set to host the first in-person gathering of leaders of an Indo-Pacific alliance known as ” the Quad” on Friday, wrapping up a tough week of diplomacy in which he faced no shortage of criticism from both allies and adversaries. Read more
Haitian migrants milled around makeshift shelters held up with giant reeds, as wind blew dust through the camp littered with plastic bottles and overflowing trash bags. Read more
Guam’s government is appealing a judge’s ruling that removed a barrier to women in the U.S. territory accessing telemedicine abortions. Read more
The White House and congressional Democrats have agreed to a framework of options to pay for their huge, emerging social and environment bill, top Democrats said. Read more
The influential sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said Friday her country is willing to resume talks with South Korea if it doesn’t provoke the North with hostile policies and double standards. Read more
A prominent baby-product manufacturer is recalling 3.3 million lounger pads for newborns after at least eight infant deaths were associated with the pillows in less than five years, federal safety regulators said Thursday. Read more
Hawaii is one of 30 states to receive the Pediatric Mental Health Care Access grant. Read more
Witnesses at the scene told fire crews that they saw a female enter the home, heard a “boom” and then saw the female flee the home. Read more
DOT Director Jade Butay said in a letter to the Army last Friday that the termination date of the lease now is July 5, 2024. Read more
Donald Trump supporters hired by Arizona Senate Republicans to review the 2020 vote count are preparing to deliver their findings on Friday, the climax of a bizarre quest to find evidence supporting the former president’s false claim that he lost because of fraud. Read more
Since the Taliban overran Kabul on Aug. 15 and seized control of the country, Afghans and the world have been watching to see whether they will re-create their harsh rule of the late 1990s. Read more
Rising costs and shortages of building materials and labor are rippling across the homebuilding industry, which accounted for nearly 12% of all U.S. home sales in July. Read more