Unprecedented backlog of ships creates traffic jam on sea and land.
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A Los Angeles neighborhood just outside the nation’s busiest port complex has become a perpetual traffic jam, with trucks hauling cargo containers backed up day and night as workers try to break through an unprecedented backlog of ships waiting to unload. Read more
Former President Donald Trump’s family business, which is already under indictment in Manhattan, is facing a criminal investigation by another prosecutor’s office that has begun to examine financial dealings at a golf course the company owns, according to people with knowledge of the matter. Read more
The Food and Drug Administration’s decisions mark a big step toward expanding the U.S. booster campaign. Read more
Today’s new confirmed and probable infection count by island includes 71 new cases on Oahu, 20 on Maui, 32 on Hawaii island, 10 on Kauai, one on Molokai and five Hawaii residents diagnosed outside the state. Read more
A 48-year-old man has been charged with first-degree arson related to the Sunday fire that destroyed hundreds of surfboards in Waikiki that were stored next to a Honolulu Police Department substation. Read more
Hawaiian monk seal RW22 has also been diagnosed with toxoplasmosis, a disease caused by a parasite found in feral cat feces, and is undergoing evaluation for a possible eye injury, according to the center. Read more
Pearl Harbor National Memorial will be offering the public seats to view the livestream of the December 7th Pearl Harbor Commemoration Main Ceremony in person by lottery, according to the National Park Service. Read more
Rolovich and four of his assistants were fired Monday for not complying with the governor’s mandate that all state employees be vaccinated against the coronavirus. Read more
After three weeks away with fractured ribs, Tua Tagovailoa got through his first game back healthy and feeling comfortable with what he was able to do, yet dissatisfied that the effort did not result in a win. Read more
DeForest Buckner is preparing for Sunday’s game the same way he does every week. Read more
Like many vendors at Pike Place Market, Scott Chang isn’t sure when business will resume its pre-COVID normal. Read more
South Korea’s first domestically produced space rocket reached its desired altitude but failed to deliver a dummy payload into orbit in its first test launch on Thursday. Read more
The World Health Organization said there was a 7% rise in new coronavirus cases across Europe last week, the only region in the world where cases increased, and said uneven vaccine uptake posed a threat to the continent. Read more
Lt. Gov. Josh Green joined the Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s “Spotlight Hawaii” livestream show today at 10:30 a.m. and answered viewer questions. Read more
Items believed to belong to Brian Laundrie, whose girlfriend, Gabby Petito, was found slain after he returned home alone from their cross-country road trip, were discovered today in a Florida wilderness park, according to the FBI and a Laundrie family attorney. Read more
A man killed a woman and then died during a shootout with police at an apartment building in Atlanta’s midtown neighborhood early today, police said. Read more
Companies are confronting demands by hourly workers on terms that often used to be non-negotiable: scheduling. 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
To report illegal gambling, call the Narcotics/Vice Division’s 24-hour hotline at 723-3933. Read more
Critics inside and outside the company have said that Chappelle’s show, “The Closer,” promotes bigotry against transgender people. Read more