High demand for COVID-19 tests “bogs down” Hawaii’s case-reporting system.
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State health officials say they will stop processing negative test results beginning on Sunday to provide a more accurate daily count of positive cases, but the change means that they will not be able to calculate the case positivity rate. Read more
A 67-year-old man and a 70-year-old man were aboard the small privately owned aircraft that crashed. Read more
Novak Djokovic was preparing to leave Australia this evening after losing his final bid to avoid deportation and play in the Australian Open despite being unvaccinated for COVID-19. Read more
A man held hostages for more than 10 hours tonight at a Texas synagogue where he could be heard ranting in a livestream and demanding the release of a Pakistani neuroscientist who was convicted of trying to kill U.S. Army officers in Afghanistan. Read more
Henley, who opened with a 62 and a 63, made six birdies and three bogeys to remain in front as he tries to become the sixth repeat champion in Waialae history. Read more
Jerome Desrosiers scored 18 points and pulled down a career-high 13 rebounds to lead the University of Hawaii basketball team to a 79-56 rout of UC San Diego. Read more
Amy Atwell scored 20 points and Meilani McBee hit five 3-pointers to lead the University of Hawaii women’s basketball team to a 77-73 road win over UC Irvine today at the Bren Events Center in Irvine, Calif. Read more
Two surfers helped rescue a 20-year-old swimmer who was yelling for help off Ke Iki Beach on the North Shore. Read more
A spokesperson for CVS said the “vast majority” of stores were operating with normal hours this weekend. Read more
The state’s official coronavirus-related death toll includes 825 fatalities on Oahu, 159 on Hawaii island, 106 on Maui, 20 on Kauai, 2 on Molokai, and 11 Hawaii residents who died outside the state. Read more
Tsunami advisory canceled for Hawaii with no major damage reported in state after massive volcanic eruption near Tonga
Small sea-level changes and strong or unusual currents may persist for several hours in some coastal areas, and boaters and swimmers should exercise caution, officials said before 8 a.m. Read more
The victim was waiting for a southbound R train around 9:40 a.m. when she was apparently shoved. Read more
The storm, after its expected weekend dip into the Southeast, is expected to head into the Northeast while dropping snow, sleet and rain around the densely populated Eastern Seaboard. Read more
Arizona is one of 19 states that have passed over 30 controversial state voting laws in the last year. Read more
The pedestrian was given life-saving treatment and taken to a medical center. Read more
Normally a popular event attended by hundreds, the Ocean Count program was modified last year because of the coronavirus. 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 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