Hawaii sets new record with 3,484 coronavirus cases, bringing statewide total to 109,642.
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Today’s new confirmed and probable infection count by island includes 2,680 new cases on Oahu, 242 on Hawaii island, 334 on Maui, 147 on Kauai, 21 on Molokai, one on Lanai and 59 Hawaii residents diagnosed outside the state. Read more
Hiking party trapped on Kamananui Trail by flooded rivers reportedly safe after leaving trail by foot
A group of hikers stuck on Kamananui Trail in Moanalua this evening because of flooded rivers has reportedly made it off the trail, the Honolulu Fire Department has reported. Read more
To date, there have been nearly double the number of motorcycle-related fatalities and a few more pedestrian fatalities this year compared to last year. Read more
A Mililani woman, 53, has died after falling off her electric bike while riding in the neighborhood, police said. Read more
Maui County Mayor Michael Victorino today announced a revision to the definition of “fully vaccinated” to include a booster shot. Read more
Good riddance to 2021. Let 2022 bring fresh hope. Read more
Honolulu police are asking for the public’s help in looking for a missing 37-year-old man who is described as “emotionally distraught.” Read more
Rogel Aguilera-Mederos was originally sentenced to 110 years in prison for an explosive brake-failure accident that left four people dead. Read more
Putin requested the call, the second between the leaders this month, ahead of scheduled talks between senior U.S. and Russian officials set for Jan. 10 in Geneva. Read more
Maui police have identified a 17-year-old boy who died following in a solo car crash into a ravine in Lahaina earlier this week. Read more
Acosta is the son of Richard Acosta, 33, who turned himself into police Monday and is also charged with capital murder for allegedly acting as a get-away driver in the shooting, police said. Read more
The suspect in a fire in Japan that killed 25 people has died at a hospital where he was being treated for burns and smoke inhalation, police said Friday. Read more
Police said speed appeared to be a factor for the moped operator. Read more
The youngest son of University of Hawaii football coach Todd Graham today entered the NCAA’s transfer portal. Read more
The flash flood warning for Oahu has expired. Read more
Government recommendations for using at-home tests haven’t changed. Read more
Here’s a look at what has mucked up flights for thousands of people this holiday season, and what could happen over the next few weeks. Read more
Airline cancellations are already piling up in the U.S., with 1,125 flights scrubbed as rising coronavirus cases hobbled staffing. Winter storms meanwhile threatened to further disrupt travel over New Year’s weekend. Read more
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned people today not to go on cruises, regardless of their vaccination status, because of onboard outbreaks fueled by the omicron variant. Read more
Members of Ghislaine Maxwell’s family say they still believe she is innocent after a New York jury found her guilty of luring teenage girls to be sexually abused by American millionaire Jeffrey Epstein. Read more
In its review of Splain’s killings, The New York Times found inconsistencies between the evidence of what occurred and what state police said had happened. Read more