17-year-old Maui boy faces serious injuries after crashing car into ravine in Lahaina.
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A Lahaina teen suffered life-threatening injuries early this morning when the Pontiac Firebird he was driving ran off Honoapiilani Highway and crashed into a ravine, where the vehicle caught fire. Read more
The fuel facility presents an imminent peril to human health and the environment, according to the officer overseeing a contested case hearing. Read more
About two dozen sailors on a U.S. Navy warship — or roughly 25% of the crew — have now tested positive for COVID-19, keeping the ship sidelined in port at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay in Cuba Monday, according to U.S. defense officials. Read more
A Dolphins defense that intercepted Saints rookie Ian Book twice and sacked him eight times was probably enough to push Miami’s winning streak to seven games. Read more
The University of Hawaii basketball team is pausing program-related activities because of COVID-19 issues, school officials announced today. Read more
CDC officials said the guidance is in keeping with growing evidence that people with the coronavirus are most infectious in the two days before and three days after symptoms develop. Read more
Hawaii County Mayor Mitch Roth will be quarantining for 10 days at home after confirming he tested positive for COVID-19 over the Christmas weekend. Read more
LAPD officers have shot people 38 people — 18 of them fatally, including the shooting Sunday of a man with a knife — in 2021, according to the Los Angeles Times. Read more
Crews wrapping up the removal today of a giant pedestal that once held a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in Richmond found what appeared to be a second and long-sought-after time capsule, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said. Read more
African hedgehogs’ bodies are covered with approximately 6,000 short quills used to defend themselves. Read more
Sarah Weddington, a Texas lawyer who as a 26-year-old successfully argued the landmark abortion rights case Roe v. Wade before the U.S. Supreme Court, died Sunday. She was 76. Read more
Fauci said such a mandate might drive up the nation’s lagging vaccination rate as well as confer stronger protection on flights. Read more
A total of 101 patients with the virus were in Hawaii hospitals as of today, with 14 in intensive care units and eight on ventilators. Read more
Last year’s flu season was the lowest on record, likely because COVID-19 measures prevented the spread of influenza, or because the coronavirus somehow pushed aside other viruses. Read more
An arctic blast brought frigid temperatures to the Pacific Northwest, and unusually warm weather settled over parts of Texas and the Southeast. Read more
Lt. Gov. Josh Green joined the Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s “Spotlight Hawaii” livestream show today and answered viewer questions. Read more
Many of these tests are available without a prescription and return results in just 15 minutes. Read more
To help make China a self-reliant “technology superpower,” the ruling Communist Party is pushing the world’s biggest e-commerce company to take on the tricky, expensive business of designing its own processor chips — a business unlike anything Alibaba Group has done before. Read more
It wasn’t clear what the rules are and what prompted the change, but it comes as China tightens its already strict COVID-19 travel restrictions. Read more
There were hints that the worst of the cancellations may be over in the United States. Read more