The Republik concertgoers urged to get tested for COVID-19 due to cluster of 30 cases tied to nightclub.
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The Republik concertgoers urged to get tested for COVID-19 due cluster of 30 cases tied to nightclub
The Hawaii Department of Health is urging anyone who attended Dec. 10 or 11 concerts at The Republik to get tested for COVID-19 as officials investigate a cluster of 30 COVID-19 cases tied to the nightclub. Read more
A man in his 30s found with multiple gunshot wounds was pronounced dead early today in Waianae. Read more
It took as many as 16 Honolulu Fire Department (HFD) first responders to rescue an injured hiker this evening from the Lanikai Pillbox Trail in Kailua. Read more
The COVID-19 omicron variant is “just raging around the world,” the White House’s top medical adviser said Sunday as President Joe Biden prepares to issue “a stark warning of what the winter will look like” for unvaccinated Americans. Read more
Boat trips to the USS Arizona Memorial at the Pearl Harbor National Memorial were paused this morning after the first two additional concerns about the stability of the dock ramp. Read more
The Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve is closed today as a result of a power outage, according to an email from the city. Read more
In a remarkable return from a car crash 10 months ago that badly damaged his right leg, Woods and 12-year-old son Charlie set a tournament record with 11 straight birdies and pushed John Daly and his college son all the way to the finish today in the PNC Championship. Read more
The governor of an island province in the central Philippines said today at least 72 people died in the devastation wrought by Typhoon Rai in more than half of the towns that managed to contact him, bringing the death toll in the strongest typhoon to batter the country this year to at least 146. Read more
A West Coast rapper known as Drakeo the Ruler was fatally stabbed in an altercation at a Los Angeles music festival, leaving fans of the young musician heartbroken. Read more
Indian man beaten to death inside historic Sikh temple Read more
Authorities will continue their search Sunday for an opihi picker who fell into rough waters today at Kaiwi Point north of Kailua-Kona. Read more
Residents in upcountry Maui are being asked to boil their tap water out of an abundance of caution due to possible contamination with E. coli bacteria. Read more
The destroyed overlook was named in honor of Betty Nagamine Bliss, a McKinley High School teacher who helped established the refuge in the 1970s and advocated for the endangered waterbirds that called it home. Read more
The Senate confirmed more than 30 ambassadors and other Biden administration nominees early Saturday, including former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel as ambassador to Japan. Read more
Campbell’s Chardonnay Curran, Kaiser’s Kaile Halvorsen picked in National Women’s Soccer League draft
Campbell alumna Chardonnay Curran, who recently finished her fifth-year senior season at Oregon, was drafted by Kansas City Current in the second round at No. 17 overall. Read more
The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a 62-year-old man who was reported missing since Tuesday in waters off Maui. Read more
The Honolulu Fire Department airlifted a 40-year-old woman out of the Lulumahu Falls Trail area after she became stranded during a solo hike Friday. Read more
Jason Mariteragi threw for 115 yards and had a hand in all three Kahuku touchdowns to lead the Red Raiders to a 21-0 win over Campbell in the first game of Saturday night’s Open Division semifinals in the First Hawaiian Bank/HHSAA Football State Championships. Read more
A powerful typhoon left at least 31 people dead, knocked down power and communications in entire provinces and wrought widespread destruction mostly in the central Philippines, officials said today. A governor said her island has been “leveled to the ground.” Read more
Today’s new confirmed and probable infection count by island includes 622 new cases on Oahu, 22 on Hawaii island, 32 on Maui, 22 on Kauai, and nine Hawaii residents diagnosed outside the state. Read more