Navy says it will contest state order demanding suspension of Red Hill fuel operations.
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A contested case hearing on the order, scheduled for 1 p.m. today, was postponed, however, because the Navy has requested a continuance, according to Kaitlin Arita-Chang, a DOH spokeswoman. Read more
Arthur Birano is known to frequent the Kalihi, Kakaako and Waikiki areas. Read more
In the aftermath of three starters entering the NCAA transfer portal and some University of Hawaii football players voicing complaints about leadership in a Twitter chat, head coach Todd Graham today expressed an intent to improve communication with team members. Read more
WEATHER BLOG: Most of downtown Honolulu to have power restored tonight; Kauai County still under flood watch
Hawaiian Electric expects to restore power to about 70% of its customers in downtown Honolulu tonight. The utility said repairs to the second of three transformers at the Iwilei substation were completed sooner than anticipated. Read more
Today’s new confirmed and probable infection count by island includes 28 new cases on Oahu, seven on Hawaii island, three on Maui, 13 on Kauai and four Hawaii residents diagnosed outside the state. Read more
An Amazon Web Services outage wreaked havoc on the e-commerce giant’s delivery operation, preventing drivers from getting routes or packages and shutting down communication between Amazon and the thousands of drivers it relies on, according to four people familiar with the situation. Read more
It was also the wettest December day on record, NWS said, surpassing the previous single-day record of 7.89 inches for the month on Dec. 12, 1987. Read more
City and County of Honolulu officials today said free COVID-19 testing will be available for Oahu residents at Blaisdell Center and Waikiki Shell to meet the continued needs of the community. Read more
Firefighters found smoke coming from the storage room directly below the store, where an electrical panel had apparently shorted, HFD said, and sparked a fire to nearby combustibles. Read more
Multiple wastewater discharges around Oahu due to heavy rains; all four major isles under brown water advisories
The state Health Department advises the public to remain out of waters at multiple locations around Oahu due to wastewater discharge from heavy rains, including Aina Haina, Manoa and Kapalama. Read more
Led by Georgia, the seven states that challenged the mandate set to take effect on Jan. 4 are likely to succeed in their lawsuits against the administration’s order. Read more
The turnabout was the second in two weeks by Meadows. Read more
Aged veterans started arriving at Kilo Pier at Pearl Harbor in predawn darkness this morning in wheelchairs and with canes — some in the military uniforms they wore long ago. Read more
Amazon said in a post an hour after the outage began that it had identified the root cause and was “actively working towards recovery.” Read more
Both sides said the video call ended after just over two hours. Read more
Neither of the two cases reported travel outside of the state and both confirmed they were fully vaccinated, reported mild-to-moderate symptoms, and did not have to be hospitalized. Read more
Two dozen fire fighters pulled five people out of the Nuuanu stream Monday night after a 911 caller reported multiple people struggling to get out of the rushing waters near the Pali Highway. Read more
The previously announced “Take A Break” feature encourages teens to stop scrolling if they have been on the social media platform for a while, Instagram head Adam Mosseri said in a blog post. Read more
The Dec. 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor and other locations in Hawaii killed 2,403 service members and civilians and was a defining moment that led to U.S. entry into World War II. Read more
A British woman testified Monday that Ghislaine Maxwell pressured her into giving Jeffrey Epstein sexual massages when she was still a teenager, assuring her she would have “fun” with him. Read more
White House press secretary Jen Psaki said U.S. athletes will continue to compete and will “have our full support,” but added “we will not be contributing to the fanfare of the games.” Read more