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2 Wendy’s workers stab each other in North Carolina, police say
Two Wendy’s employees stabbed each other after a dispute at a North Carolina restaurant Monday, according to the police.
FDA chief: ‘Quite likely’ Abbott baby formula plant could be up and running again in two weeks
A severe shortage of baby formula has led to a panic for families across the country in recent weeks, and last week became a big issue in Washington.
Florida man arrested for calling 911 to say Biden needs to be in jail, deputies say
A Florida man who called 911 to say President Joe Biden needed to be placed in jail was arrested himself, according to deputies.
Auto theft ends in purse snatching leaving Pauoa residents concerned
HONOLULU (KHON2) — It was a typical weekend for Mandy Tardif until she noticed something missing from her Pauoa home. “It took me a little while to figure out why my car wasn’t there and after realizing it wasn’t there,” said Mandy Tardif, a Pauoa resident. “I said oh my goodness it must’ve been stolen.” […]
Hawaii high schools celebrating high achievements
High schools across Hawaii are celebrating students’ accomplishments and what it took them to get there.
Police: Video shows Arby’s manager peeing in milkshake mix
A night manager at a Washington state Arby’s who was arrested recently on child porn charges, also allegedly urinated into a milkshake mix at least twice, Vancouver police said Saturday.
From farms to pageants, 6 ways to uplift the AAPI in Hawaii
GoFundMe is highlighting and supporting those within the APPI community by using its platform to increase awareness around inequalities and bringing solutions to those seeking help.
More mass shootings are happening at grocery stores – 13% of shooters are motivated by racial hatred, criminologists find
The tragedy in Buffalo is the latest in a recent trend of mass public shootings taking place in retail establishments.
Roads in Kalaeloa to close due to construction
The Hunt Development Group will close certain roads in Kapolei during the week of May 23 for road improvements and construction in the Kalaeloa area.
Jury sees pics of Heard’s swollen face after fight with Depp
FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — Jurors inJohnny Depp’s libel trial against his ex-wife, Amber Heard, saw photos Monday of her with red marks and swelling on her face after their final fight before their divorce, and heard testimony about her expertise in covering up bruises with makeup. Heard concluded her direct testimony in a Virginia […]
McDonald’s to leave Russia; plans to sell business there
McDonald’s said Monday that it has started the process of selling its Russian business, which includes 850 restaurants that employ 62,000 people, making it the latest major Western corporation to exit Russia since it invaded Ukraine in February.
Kalihi park to close for 1 week due to construction
According to the City and County of Honolulu, Kalihi Valley District Park will be closed from Monday, May 23, through Sunday, May 29, due to two nearby pathway improvement projects.
Pandemic persists: COVID deaths in US hit 1 million; equals 2 wars combined
The U.S. death toll from COVID-19 hit 1 million on Monday, a once-unimaginable figure that only hints at the multitudes of loved ones and friends staggered by grief and frustration.
Vehicle rams into Ewa Beach business
The Honolulu Police Department said a suspect drove a vehicle into the front door of a business in Ewa Beach.
Pedestrians hit by vehicle near Waiau District Park
A 75-year-old man and an 81-year-old woman were crossing Kaahumanu Street in Pearl City when they were struck by a vehicle.
Is Ukraine a wakeup call for energy security?
Law Professor Richard Wallsgrove joins producer/host Coralie Chun Matayoshi to discuss: how the war in Ukraine has affected Hawaii’s energy prices why climate change poses a huge security threat why transition to renewable energy is cheaper in the long run what government can do to help with the transition
HFD airlifts injured hiker in Kailua
The Honolulu Fire Department rescued an injured hiker on Maunawili Trail in Kailua.
How much COVID is in your county? New CDC data shows local spread of BA.2
The number of new cases being reported every day is up 61% over the past two weeks, according to data analysis by the New York Times.
Traveling? Here are states with highest, lowest gas prices
Summer travel is already starting, and gas prices continue to surge across the country. The national average for a gallon of regular fuel was $4.48 as of Monday morning.
Hawaii has lowest monthly starting salaries: Study
A new study ranked the best and worst cities to start your career in and Hawaii did not come out on top.
5 things to know if you can’t find baby formula
Supply chain issues, combined with a recent safety recall, have left many pharmacy and stores shelves without baby formula.
19-year-old Texan becomes youngest African American to graduate law school in US
A Texas law student is the youngest Black student to graduate from law school in the entire country.
How much money can buy you happiness in Hawaii?
Since Hawaii has just about everything to do, five-star hotels and restaurants, excursions, shopping and more, it is important to come up with a list of wants and needs.
May 16: DMV road test no-shows penalties
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How common are COVID reinfections in Hawaii
Risk of reinfection is low for at least the first 6 months following an infection with the virus that causes COVID-19 diagnosed by a laboratory test.
Warm, humid conditions with increasing rainfall are expected
Warm and humid conditions with increasing rainfall chances are expected as an out of season upper disturbance and front move into the area Tuesday through Wednesday
Hawaii dog hit by car has been waiting for someone to show her love
Meet Acorn, a 4-year-old mixed breed dog who enjoys the simple things in life: cozy beds, tasty snacks and sniffing every inch of the yard. Not much is known about her history, but her caretakers at the Hawaii Island Humane Society suspect it hasn’t always been easy.
58% of Americans can’t name a famous Asian American
A study this year looked deeper into the root causes tied to the fear and “othering” of Asian Americans, which have been manifested in harmful stereotypes and misperceptions.
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