Tsunami Advisory issued for Hawaii after undersea volcano eruption near Tonga.
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Accessed on 15 January 2022, 1334 UTC.
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The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said no major tsunami is expected. However, sea level changes and strong currents are possible along all of the state’s coasts. Read more
Todd Graham has resigned as the University of Hawaii football team’s head coach. Read more
Teacher absences on the other school days this week ranged from 1,685 to 1,790, with similar shortfalls among substitute teachers. Read more
Normally a popular event attended by hundreds, the Ocean Count program was modified last year because of the coronavirus. Read more
Today’s new confirmed and probable infection count by island includes 2,564 new cases on Oahu, 97 on Hawaii island, 322 on Maui, 31 on Kauai, 14 on Molokai and 71 Hawaii residents diagnosed outside the state. Read more
The University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team overpowered Edward Waters in the Tigers’ inaugural match in a sweep tonight at SimpliFi Arena at Stan Sheriff Center. Read more
In updated guidance posted late Friday afternoon, CDC officials removed concerns related to supply shortages and more clearly said that properly fitted N95 and KN95 masks offer the most protection. Read more
Garbage collection has become just another of the many basic services disrupted by omicron. Read more
The walkout at schools across the city culminated outside district offices downtown, where the students waved signs, chanted and briefly blocked traffic. Read more
North Korea on Saturday said it test launched ballistic missiles from a train in what was seen as an apparent retaliation against fresh sanctions imposed by the Biden administration. Read more
Retail sales fell 1.9% in December, the Commerce Department reported Friday, reflecting a slowdown during an otherwise robust holiday shopping season that started earlier in the year for many consumers. Read more
She learned of the cancer last month and began chemotherapy treatments this week. Read more
Haddish was the breakout star of the smash comedy “Girls Trip” and has starred in such movies as “The Kitchen,” “Night School” and “Like A Boss.” Read more
A late-June sentencing date was set for British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell after her conviction last month on charges including sex trafficking and conspiracy. Read more
Thieves have been taking packages belonging to people across the U.S. and leaving the tracks blanketed with discarded boxes. Read more
The cause of the fire is under investigation. Read more
Nine years after winning the tournament in his first event as a PGA Tour member, Henley followed up an opening-round 62 with a 63 to take a three-shot lead over China’s Haotong Li, who shot a 65. Read more
Deportation from Australia can lead to a three-year ban on returning to the country, although that may be waived, depending on the circumstances. Read more
The Federal Aviation Administration said Friday that interference could delay systems like thrust reversers on Boeing 787s from kicking in, leaving only the brakes to slow the plane. Read more
Maui Mayor Michael Victorino joined the Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s “Spotlight Hawaii” livestream show today and answered viewer questions. Read more