Hawaii State Senate will hold hearings on University of Hawaii football program.
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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
The National Weather Service reported flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues. Read more
“The Golden Girls” actress would have turned 100 on Jan. 17. Read more
A 22-year-old man sustained injuries to his hand, chest and face from an aerial firework accident. Read more
New York City welcomed the new year — and bid good riddance to 2021 — as confetti and cheers spread across Times Square as a New Year’s Eve tradition returned to a city beleaguered by a global pandemic. Read more
Hawaiian Airlines said 175 employees have tested positive, and 272 are self-isolating and monitoring for symptoms. 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
Central Michigan came to the desert southwest to play in one bowl game and ended up in another. Read more
Four of the deaths were on Oahu and one was on Maui. 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
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
Infectious disease expert Dr. Tim Brown of the East-West Center joined the Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s “Spotlight Hawaii” livestream show today to discuss trends for the coronavirus in 2022. Read more
Tributes from fellow actors and comedians poured in on social media today in reaction to the death of Betty White. Read more
The fires erupted Thursday following an extremely dry fall and an early winter nearly devoid of snow. 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
Not even his wife or daughter knew until he told them in what authorities described as a deathbed confession. 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