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The City and County of Honolulu is phasing out its isolation-quarantine facilities for COVID-19 patients on Oahu due to a drop in demand. Read more
The hiker, a 31-year-old man, reportedly had been hiking for about 6 hours “and had become exhausted.” Read more
Requested items include wheelbarrows, machetes, water filters, powder laundry detergent, non-perishable food, dish soap, bug repellent and anti-itch cream. Read more
Nearly 11 years have passed since Naomi Sanders, a North Kona woman, disappeared. Read more
Atlanta Falcons quarterback Marcus Mariota, who signed a two-year, $18.7 million deal Thursday, was not promised the starting job. Read more
Like many residents of Ukraine’s besieged city of Chernihiv, linguistics scholar Ihar Kazmerchak spends his nights in a bomb shelter and starts his day lining up for the little potable water authorities have left to hand out. Read more
Ukraine’s president made a surprise video appearance today at Qatar’s Doha Forum, calling on the energy-rich nation and others to boost their production to counteract the loss of Russian energy supplies. Read more
Hawaii outside hitter Spyros Chakas put away a career-high 24 kills to lead the Rainbow Warrior volleyball team to a four-set victory over Cal State Northridge tonight at SimpliFi Arena at Stan Sheriff Center. Read more
A small volcano in a scenic lake near the Philippine capital blew a white plume of steam and ash 1.5 kilometers (1 mile) into the sky in a brief but powerful explosion, prompting authorities to raise the alert level and evacuate hundreds of residents from high-risk villages. Read more
The court’s brief, unsigned order gave no reasons, which is typical when the justices act on emergency applications. Read more
Fire rescue crews responded to a report of a boat that capsized with two people on board on the western side of Maliko Bay at about 6:15 p.m. Thursday. Read more
Taylor Hawkins, for 25 years the drummer for Foo Fighters and best friend of frontman Dave Grohl, has died during a South American tour with the rock band. He was 50. Read more
The vehicle is described as a black Saturn sport utility vehicle with the license plate TJW-087. Read more
The infected individual was not vaccinated against mumps, according to state officials, and there is suspected secondary transmission to an unvaccinated household contact. Read more
The Queen’s Health System will be offering its last COVID-19 vaccines at The Queen’s Medical Center-West Oahu this weekend. Read more
HPH opened its first COVID-19 community vaccination centers at Pier 2 on Oahu and Wilcox Medical Center on Kauai in January 2021. Read more
Arthur Brun pleaded guilty to leading a drug ring while serving as a member of the county council on Kauai. Read more
Albert Kealoha Mahi Jr. was charged with first-degree assault and burglary, and Vincenso Giovanni Gilbert was charged with first-degree burglary. Read more
A jury in Las Vegas has awarded $8 million to a middle school special education teacher who sued after being permanently injured when he was served cleaning solvents instead of tap beer at a casino bar. Read more
VIDEO: Gubernatorial candidate Kirk Caldwell joins the Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s ‘Spotlight Hawaii’
Former Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell, who is running for governor, joined the Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s “Spotlight Hawaii” livestream show today. Read more
The verdict followed three weeks of testimony and evidence that included police and protester video of incidents. Read more
The Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) needs licensed Ham Radio Operators to participate in the April 16th Kawailani ‘Ino Hawaii statewide Emergency Communications Exercise. Sign up today at https://hawaiiares.net/
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