Navy says it will remove fuel from Red Hill tanks, but can’t rule out future legal battles.
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“Basically (the Navy) is complying as they have to in order to follow the law,” a Hawaii Department of Health spokeswoman said. Read more
The survey is available to residents who live in neighborhoods in and around Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam that are on the Navy’s water system, as well as people who work in the area, and parents who send their children to the area’s schools. Read more
Adult residents ages 18 and up who completed their initial two doses of Moderna can now get a booster one month sooner. Read more
Honolulu firefighters put out a two-alarm fire at an Aina Haina home this afternoon after a 78-year-old woman was escorted from the building. Read more
China ordered the cancellations after some passengers tested positive for COVID-19 on flights that arrived in China in late December, according to industry officials. Read more
Investigators could not determine an exact cause of the fire due to multiple ignition sources. Read more
A brown water advisory has been issued for north, west and south shores of Oahu. Read more
Despite the less severe impact of omicron, U.S. hospitals are buckling under an influx of coronavirus cases. Read more
Hawaii’s public schools have been struggling with staffing during the unprecedented COVID-19 omicron variant surge. Read more
Today’s new confirmed and probable infection count by island includes 1,999 new cases on Oahu, 208 on Hawaii island, 496 on Maui, 180 on Kauai, 21 on Molokai, seven on Lanai and 18 Hawaii residents diagnosed outside the state. Read more
At the same time, experts warn that much is still uncertain about how the next phase of the pandemic might unfold. Read more
North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un oversaw a successful flight test of a hypersonic missile he claimed would remarkably increase the country’s nuclear “war deterrent.” Read more
The issue of helping the Afghan people has been complicated by the Taliban takeover of the country in August as U.S. and NATO forces were in the final stages of their chaotic withdrawal from the country after 20 years. Read more
Fauci has needed increased security since 2020 because of threats and harassment against him and his family. Read more
Saget’s left arm was across his chest and his right arm was resting on his bed when deputies and paramedics arrived Sunday at his room at the Ritz Carlton in Orlando and pronounced him dead, the report said. Read more
The man on the gurney looked so familiar, but in the commotion of a big-city emergency room, Yusupha Jawara quickly turned his attention back to other people seeking medical help at St. Barnabas Hospital. Read more
Adam Scott was among the first batch of players the Saudi International announced as playing its Asian Tour event next month, and now he no longer is on the list. Read more
Kirby Smart learned from his former boss that the time for celebrating is short in college football. Read more
Fire officials say that the lethal smoke that killed 17 people in a Bronx high-rise fire Sunday probably spread so rapidly because one simple tool for containing just such a blaze failed amid the panic to escape. Read more
None of six smoke alarms inside the two-story unit were working and most had been apparently been removed since an inspection the city housing authority said it conducted last year. Read more
Subpoenas were issued to Andy Surabian and Arthur Schwartz, strategists who advised Donald Trump Jr., and Ross Worthington, a former White House official who the committee says helped draft former President Donald Trump’s speech for the rally that directly preceded the Jan. 6 attack. Read more