Hawaiian Electric Company says a fire in a manhole caused a downtown Honolulu power outage affecting 900 customers.
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Hawaiian Electric Co. reports that crews are working to restore power to customers in downtown Honolulu following a fire in a manhole at the intersection of South King and Richards streets that started about 5 p.m. Read more
A 59-year-old male visitor from Illinois died Sunday after collapsing on the Nounou East Trail in Wailua, according to the Kauai Fire Department. Read more
Hawaii will receive about $73 million as its share of a landmark settlement with the manufacturer and distributors of opioids for their roles in a national addiction crisis. Read more
A man shot and killed his three children, their chaperone and himself during a supervised visit with the kids today at a church in Sacramento, California, authorities said. Read more
A strong storm fueled by an “atmospheric river” brought rain, snow and threat of flooding and avalanches today to the Pacific Northwest. Read more
President Emmanuel Macron of France reiterated calls for an immediate cease-fire in a phone conversation with President Vladimir Putin of Russia and urged an end to all attacks on civilians and essential infrastructure, according to the French presidency. Read more
Police said a 34-year-old woman carrying a baby was in a crosswalk and attempted to cross Kanekapolei Street when they were struck by a Honda multi-purpose vehicle. Read more
Tens of thousands of people had been ordered to evacuate their homes and many more had been told to prepare to flee as parts of Australia’s southeast coast are inundated by the worst flooding in decades. Read more
The sharp drop in the vaccine’s performance in young children may stem from the fact that they receive one-third the dose given to older children and adults. Read more
A Houston-based oil company has sued two container ship operators and an organization that helps oversee marine traffic, saying they failed to prevent last fall’s underwater pipeline leak off the Southern California coast. Read more
The House has voted to award the only all-female, Black unit to serve in Europe during World War II with the Congressional Gold Medal. Read more
As the talks along the Belarusian border wrapped up, several blasts could be heard in Kyiv, and Russian troops advanced on the city of nearly 3 million. Read more
The United States announced today it is expelling 12 members of the Russian Mission at the United Nations, accusing them of being “intelligence operatives” engaged in espionage. Read more
HFD said about four acres were burned. Read more
Ukraine’s ambassador told the world that if his country is crushed, international peace and democracy are in peril, as the United Nations General Assembly held a rare emergency session in a day of frenzied diplomacy at the U.N. about the days-old war. Read more
The Russian currency plunged about 30% against the U.S. dollar after Western nations announced unprecedented moves to block some Russian banks from the SWIFT international payment system and to restrict Russia’s use of its massive foreign currency reserves. Read more
The scientists concluded that the coronavirus was very likely present in live mammals sold at the Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market in late 2019. Read more
In six cases, owners told the agency the problem caused collisions with minor injuries. 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
Some actions have been largely symbolic. Other state actions have potential teeth. Read more
Jeter announced a surprise departure from the Miami Marlins on Monday after 4 1/2 mostly unsuccessful years that didn’t come remotely close to matching his success as a player for the New York Yankees. Read more