A flood watch remains in effect for Kauai, Niihau, and Oahu until Sunday morning.
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A flood watch for Kauai, Niihau and Oahu lasts until Sunday morning. Read more
Kamalei Kepa was born at Kapiolani Medical Center at exactly 12 a.m. today, beating out a baby boy born at 12:13 a.m. at Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center. Read more
The state’s official coronavirus-related death toll includes 805 fatalities on Oahu, 153 on Hawaii island, 105 on Maui, 18 on Kauai, two on Molokai, and 11 Hawaii residents who died outside the state. Read more
Two Maui residents, one from Lahaina and another from Wailuku, died in unrelated vehicular accidents early Saturday morning. Read more
Some of the biggest trouble spots for travelers were in the Midwest, where 55% of flights scheduled to leave from Chicago Midway and 45% from Chicago O’Hare were scratched. Read more
The wind-whipped wildfire blackened entire neighborhoods in the area between Denver and Boulder. Read more
The town-bound lanes of the Pali Highway near Castle Junction have been reopened after a rockslide closed the lanes earlier today, according to the state Department of Transportation. Read more
This year’s patients included those who lost fingers and hand parts while holding explosive-type fireworks, EMS said in a news release. Read more
There is no alternate route, police said. Read more
Hundreds of people were packed inside a corridor of the shrine, Mata Vaishno Devi, in the hilly town of Katra, when at about 2:30 a.m., a clash broke out outside, leading to the stampede. Read more
The hearing comes amid extensive criticism of UH football coach Todd Graham and more than 10 players with remaining eligibility leaving the program, including two co-captains and many other starters. Read more
A 22-year-old man sustained injuries to his hand, chest and face from an aerial firework accident. Read more
Central Michigan came to the desert southwest to play in one bowl game and ended up in another. Read more
Eric Adams is New York City’s new mayor, with the Democrat being sworn into office in a Times Square ceremony shortly after the nation’s largest city rang in the new year today. Read more
Basketball Hall of Famer Sam Jones, the Boston Celtics’ “Mr. Clutch” whose sharp shooting fueled the league’s longest dynasty and earned him 10 NBA titles — second only to teammate Bill Russell — has died, the team said. He was 88. Read more
Beaches along the south Los Angeles County and Orange County coast were closed today due to a spill of untreated sewage, authorities said. Read more
The concert took place on Dec. 18 at Paddlers Restaurant & Bar in Kaunakakai. Read more
“The Golden Girls” actress would have turned 100 on Jan. 17. Read more
Six gunmen fired more than 65 rounds on a Philadelphia street, sending nighttime pedestrians on a busy block teeming with markets and restaurants scrambling for cover and injuring six people, at least one of them critically, police said today. Read more
More canceled flights frustrated air travelers on the final day of 2021 and appeared all but certain to inconvenience hundreds of thousands more over the New Year’s holiday weekend. Read more
Stocks capped a quiet day of trading with modest losses Friday, even as Wall Street closed the books on another banner year. Read more