Navy completes initial flushing of water system lines serving Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.
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The Interagency Drinking Water System Team announced tonight that the Navy has completed the initial flushing of the drinking water distribution system lines serving Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam and the surrounding housing areas. Read more
If approved by the City Council, Silva would replace Michael Broderick. Read more
When the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano erupted with colossal force at 5:10 p.m. local time Jan. 15, Soane Francis Siua, a Catholic seminary student in Fiji, heard a loud boom and tried to work out why the earth seemed to be rattling. Read more
Ernie Els was on his way to a big lead until a double bogey slowed his momentum Friday. He wound up with a 4-under 68 and was part of a three-way tie for the lead in the PGA Tour Champions season opener. Read more
Today’s new infection count includes 3,123 new cases on Oahu, 507 on Hawaii island, 461 on Maui, 262 on Kauai, 17 on Molokai, 33 on Lanai and 70 Hawaii residents diagnosed outside the state. Read more
Three flights from Australia carrying food, water, medical supplies and telecommunications equipment landed in Tonga today, as the Pacific nation continues to grapple with the aftermath of an underwater volcanic eruption and tsunami. Read more
The situation escalated when a 23-year-old male suspect attempted to flee the scene. Read more
Hawaii public school teacher absences eased slightly this week but were still higher than before the current surge of COVID-19. Read more
They are the first large U.S. studies to look at vaccine protection against omicron, health officials said. Read more
The judge ordered the city to turn over all discovery packages from the Sykap criminal case against the three officers to the family’s attorneys. Read more
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton appeared at the event in Washington, D.C., where he gave a speech touting his failed legal push to overturn Joe Biden’s victory in the presidential election. Read more
A 72-year-old male visitor from Arizona became weak from possible dehydration after hiking for about 30 minutes. Read more
The action by the U.S. government is the latest sign of tensions between the two nations over issues ranging from trade policy to alleged spying. Read more
A 28-year-old hiker was rescued from Kuliouou Ridge trail was rescued by Honolulu firefighters after getting lost on the hike this afternoon. Read more
One officer was killed and another gravely injured after responding to a domestic disturbance call in Harlem, according to a law enforcement official today in New York. Read more
It was the first time authorities squarely pinned the blame for Petito’s death on Brian Laundrie, though he was the prime suspect all along. Read more
A man fatally shot by police officers at the San Francisco International Airport was carrying two airsoft guns without the orange tips that helps differentiate them from real guns. Read more
According to the complaint, filed in the Eastern District of New York, Shane McInerney, 29, of Galway, “created … numerous disturbances” on the Jan. 7 Delta flight that was headed to John F. Kennedy International Airport. Read more
Jones, who is the winningest coach in UH’s Division I football history, had received widespread support from former players, coaches and business leaders. Read more
Judge Jeffrey Brown ruled that opponents of Biden’s vaccination mandate for federal employees were likely to succeed at trial. Read more
The state’s largest bank reported net income in the final three months of the year fell 7.6% to $57 million, or 44 cents a share, from $61.7 million, or 47 cents a share, in the year-earlier period. The results beat analysts’ consensus estimate of 47 cents a share. Read more