Hawaii reports 840 new coronavirus cases–omicron cases in islands increases.
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Accessed on 21 December 2021, 0513 UTC.
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Officials said 49 of the omicron 50 cases are on Oahu, while the source and location of the remaining case is being investigated. Read more
In much of the country, omicron’s prevalence is even higher. Read more
Hawaii’s Congressional delegation called for an Inspector General investigation of the Red Hill facility after last month’s contamination of the Navy’s water system that serves 93,000 people on Oahu. Read more
The president spent about 30 minutes near the official aboard Air Force One on a trip from South Carolina to Pennsylvania on Friday, the White House said. Read more
The rampage began in Kapolei where the suspect was involved in a motor vehicle collision at about 3:25 p.m. Read more
A Dec. 9 cyberattack targeted Oahu Transit Services, disabling the online servers to both administrative and operating access for TheBus and TheHandi-Van. Read more
Ige’s plan would restore COVID-19-related cuts to public education and the University of Hawaii system that he said will help UH drive Hawaii into a better economic future. Read more
The earthquake occurred was centered off the coast about 210 miles northwest of San Francisco, just off a tiny town called Petrolia that’s home to fewer than 1,000 people. Read more
Markets are also still absorbing last week’s momentous move by the Federal Reserve to more quickly remove the aid it’s throwing at the economy, because of rising inflation. Read more
The defending national champion University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team was voted No. 1 in the American Volleyball Coaches Association Division I-II preseason poll released today. Read more
Much of the fear centers around the new omicron variant, which scientists say spreads even easier than other coronavirus strains, including delta. Read more
No injuries were reported. Read more
While Trump has expressed opposition to vaccine mandates, he has long taken credit for the vaccines developed on his watch. Read more
After the previous fire, city officials told the property owners to demolish the structure and remove all debris but they did not comply. Read more
The contested case hearing pertains to docket number 21-UST-EA-02, the emergency order issued by DOH on Dec. 6 to suspend operations at the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility. Read more
One of the males allegedly pointed a pistol at him and demanded property. Read more
They all lived together in the residence, police said. Read more
WTA chief executive Steve Simon questioned the emailed statement’s legitimacy while others said it only increased their concern about her safety. Read more
Republicans heralded Manchin for a maverick move in joining all GOP senators now halting Biden’s big social services and climate change package. 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
A man in his 30s found with multiple gunshot wounds was pronounced dead early today in Waianae. Read more