Governor David Ige invites visitors to resume non-essential travel to Hawaii on 01 November 2021.
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Ige made the announcement at the opening of the new international terminal at the Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keahole. Read more
The Honolulu Fire Department this morning airlifted a 34-year-old New York man who fractured his leg while hiking the Lanikai Pillbox Trail. Read more
The Japan Meteorological Agency raised the warning level for Mount Aso to three on a scale of five, warning hikers and residents to avoid the mountain. Read more
Today’s new confirmed and probable infection count by island includes 42 new cases on Oahu, 14 on Maui, six on Hawaii island, two on Kauai and 16 Hawaii residents diagnosed outside the state. Read more
A House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection voted unanimously today to hold former White House aide Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress after the longtime ally of former President Donald Trump defied a subpoena for documents and testimony. Read more
Charges are pending. Read more
Two California visitors were arrested Monday for allegedly violating the state’s travel rules. Read more
Honolulu Fire Department personnel today rescued a 31-year-old Michigan woman, who was lost after hiking off the Waimano Ridge Trail in Pearl City. Read more
Hawaii island police are investigating a fatal traffic collision involving a motorcyclist and a Kia sedan that occurred Monday in the area of Saddle Road and Kaumana Drive in Hilo. Read more
Jake Dickert said he addressed the team during practice to assure players he understands what they’re going through and that he and the other remaining coaches are “in it with them.” Read more
Makakilo Drive northbound is closed from Farrington Highway due to a motor collision, the City and County of Honolulu has announced this evening. Read more
New York City will require police officers, firefighters and other municipal workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or be placed on unpaid leave, Mayor Bill de Blasio said today, giving an ultimatum to public employees who’ve refused and ensuring a fight with some of the unions representing them. Read more
Queen Elizabeth II has reluctantly accepted medical advice to rest for a few days and has canceled a trip to Northern Ireland, Buckingham Palace said today. Read more
An Israeli scuba diver has salvaged an ancient sword off the country’s Mediterranean coast that experts say dates back to the Crusaders. Read more
The bars are packed, the trains are crowded, and the mood is celebratory, despite a general bafflement over what, exactly, is behind the sharp drop. Read more
Police do not believe a single witness on the train dialed 911. Read more
The Navy report concluded there were sweeping failures by commanders, crew members and others that fueled the July 2020 arson fire. Read more
A red placard was issued to Kamana Indian Cuisine Restaurant in the Waterfront Row Shopping Center. Read more
An obscure White House office is expected to give the green light any day to the rule’s fine print detailing how and when companies will have to require their employees to be vaccinated or undergo weekly testing. Read more
King and his guests were talking about mandates in the context of the death of former Secretary of State Colin Powell, who died Monday of COVID complications. Read more
Firms that cater to the world’s wealthiest families are increasingly putting some of their fortunes into crypto. Read more