Traveling nurses and respiratory therapists arrive to help boost staff at Queen’s Hospital.
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More than 100 traveling nurses and respiratory therapists have arrived in Hawaii to help shore up staffing levels at Queen’s Medical Center-Punchbowl and QMC-West. Read more
The robbery occurred at 7-Eleven on Queen St. shortly before 8 a.m. on Jan. 6. Read more
The fire department said she landed on a treetop and sustained multiple injuries. Read more
Today’s new confirmed and probable infection count by island includes 3,679 new cases on Oahu, 254 on Hawaii island, 495 on Maui, 181 on Kauai, 23 on Molokai, five on Lanai and 63 Hawaii residents diagnosed outside the state. Read more
Honolulu police arrested three teens after they allegedly shoplifted clothing from a department store and punched an employee at Ala Moana Center on Sunday. Read more
Unusually high waves attributed to the eruption of an undersea volcano in Tonga caused an oil spill on the Peruvian coast, but authorities said Monday the spill was controlled within hours and there’s an ongoing process to clean the area. Read more
Lt. Gov. Josh Green joined the Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s “Spotlight Hawaii” livestream show today and answered viewer questions. Read more
Thick ash on an airport runway was delaying aid deliveries to the Pacific island nation of Tonga, where significant damage was being reported days after a huge undersea volcanic eruption and tsunami. Read more
Speaking to reporters today, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov dismissed the U.S. claim as “total disinformation.” Read more
Ralph Emery, who became known as the dean of country music broadcasters over more than a half-century in both radio and television, died Saturday, his family said. He was 88. Read more
The family of a delivery driver who died last month when a tornado collapsed the central Illinois Amazon facility where he worked filed a wrongful death lawsuit Monday in Madison County. Read more
More than 20% of new cars sold in Europe and Britain in December were powered solely by electricity. Read more
Honolulu police have opened a first-degree robbery investigation in connection with a bank robbery at American Savings Bank in Aiea. Read more
The Raiders announced the move to get rid of Mayock today, two days after losing their wild-card playoff game to Cincinnati 26-19. Read more
The derailment caused 17 train cars to go off the tracks, Union Pacific said in a statement. No injuries were reported. Read more
Today would have been the 93rd birthday of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., who was just 39 when he was assassinated in 1968. Read more
Unlike cloth masks, high-quality masks — called N95s, KN95s and KF94s — are made with layers of high-tech filtering material that trap at least 94% to 95% of the most risky particles. Read more
Sophie Stevens, a jewelry specialist at Sotheby’s Dubai said the black diamond is likely from outer space. Read more
The Buffalo Field Campaign and Western Watersheds Project groups have been fighting since 2014 to have Yellowstone’s bison declared endangered or threatened under the Endangered Species Act. Read more
VIDEO: Former UH Warrior and CFL great Chad Owens hosts Star-Advertiser sports show ‘The CO2 RUN DWN’
“The CO2 RUN DWN” runs on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 1 p.m. and feature insights, interviews and commentary from the former CFL most valuable player and UH all-time career yardage leader. Read more
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