$1.5 trillion federal spending bill will help protect Hawaii’s land and ocean resources.
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President Joe Biden this week signed into law a $1.5 trillion spending bill that includes millions to help protect important natural resources both on land and in the ocean in Hawaii. Read more
Russian forces pressed their assault on Ukrainian cities Friday, with new missile strikes and shelling on the edges of the capital Kyiv and the western city of Lviv, as world leaders pushed for an investigation of the Kremlin’s repeated attacks on civilian targets, including schools, hospitals and residential areas. Read more
Police said a 47-year-old man arrested following a shootout in Waianae on Tuesday morning remains hospitalized but is being held in custody. Read more
The last Hawaii chef to claim a James Beard trophy was George Mavrothalassitis, in 2003. Read more
Police said the suspects, described to be in their 20s, are considered armed and dangerous. Read more
Police said a 26-year-old pedestrian was injured when a dark gray or black Honda Ridgeline truck struck the man at 1 p.m. on March 4. Read more
Tiny Saint Peter’s took down basketball royalty tonight, getting 27 points from Daryl Banks III in an 85-79 overtime victory over second-seeded Kentucky in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Read more
Retired police officer Kevin Nishita, who was serving as an armed guard, was shot in the abdomen by assailants who tried to steal a KRON-TV news crew’s camera equipment near downtown Oakland. Read more
A man in his 20s is in serious condition after getting shot in the Palama area this evening. Read more
Honolulu police are looking for two suspects in connection to an armed robbery of a Kalihi area store. Read more
President Joe Biden and China’s Xi Jinping are set to speak on Friday as the White House warns Beijing that providing military or economic assistance for Russia’s invasion of Ukraine will trigger severe consequences from Washington and beyond. Read more
Drugmaker Moderna asked the Food and Drug Administration today to authorize a fourth shot of its COVID-19 vaccine as a booster dose for all adults. Read more
Schwarzenegger is hugely popular in Russia, and apparently also with Putin. Read more
The days of returning to a wrinkle-free duvet are likely gone. Forget fresh towels, and accept that your trash might never get taken out during your stay. Read more
The pickup truck crossed into the opposite lane on a darkened, two-lane highway before colliding head-on with a van, killing the boy, a man traveling with him, six New Mexico college students and a golf coach. Read more
The Justice Department earlier in the day announced charges against five men accused of acting on behalf of the Chinese government. Read more
Lia Thomas has followed NCAA and Ivy League rules since she began her transition in 2019 by starting hormone replacement therapy. Read more
Futaba, which hosts part of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, saw the evacuation of all 7,000 residents because of radiation after a 2011 earthquake and subsequent tsunami. Read more
Mike Krzyzewski headed for the tunnel after Duke’s practice today, offering a wave to the cheering fans who had gathered to watch and hopefully capture a brief moment from his final NCAA Tournament. Read more
Self-disciplined and competitive, Jackson Zinn was all business on the golf course. Despite his big heart for helping others, he could be tough on himself if he wasn’t shooting in the 60s. Read more