With virus aid in sight, Democrats debate filibuster changes

The U.S. House is expected to vote on the $1.9 trillion COVID relief plan this week.

Bloody Sunday memorial honors late civil rights giants

The Selma Bridge Crossing Jubilee marks the 56th anniversary of Bloody Sunday — the day on March 7, 1965, that civil rights marchers were brutally beaten by law enforcement officers on Selma’s Edmund Pettus Bridge.
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Doctor’s balloon art brings joy to children in hospital emergency room

Dr. Stephanie Loe found a way to bring smiles inside a place that can be particularly scary for children.

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A local theater company produces a movie highlighting a piece of Hawaii’s history

Surfer dies after being pulled Oahu’s Laniakea Beach

Murder investigation underway after apparent road rage incident turns deadly

Zuckerberg, Chan to fund relaunch of program that finds jobs for Kauai residents

Waiting for a sign? Look no further, vintage Hawaii signs are up for auction

Bidding ends on March 11 at 6 p.m.
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  Where IS ruled, pope calls on Christians to forgive, rebuild

The Islamic State's brutal three-year rule of much of northern and western Iraq, and the grueling campaign against it, left a vast swath of destruction. Reconstruction efforts have stalled amid a years-long financial crisis.

Hawaii reports 53 new COVID infections, 1 additional fatality

  Schatz explains benefits Hawaii residents can expect under the new COVID relief package

  Under new guidelines, high school sports are making a comeback

Buying a poke bento at Foodland this month comes with added incentive

Federal authorities zero in on Kaneshiro campaign donors in next phase of corruption probe

Rising inmate COVID cases at MCCC sparks community protest

  Communities focus on outreach while assisting elderly in vaccine signups

87 new COVID infections, 1 new fatality reported statewide

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Mom claims son shot with BB guns, forced to drink urine at sleepover

The Texas mother claims the sleepover was orchestrated by her son's classmates to purposefully bully and abuse him.

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Undefeated Hawaii Pacific women’s basketball team heads to NCAA Regional Tournament

The Hawaii Pacific women’s basketball team is going dancing after being selected to the NCAA Division II West Regional Tournament.

UH men’s basketball get season finale split against UC Davis

The Rainbow Warriors basketball team closed out the 2021 regular season with a two-game road split against UC Davis.

UH football’s Bo Graham promoted to offensive coordinator, among multiple coaching changes

The University of Hawaii announced on Saturday that Rainbow Warriors football assistant coach Bo Graham has been named the new offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach for the ‘Bows.

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DOH launches new mental health hotline focused in tackling challenges due to the pandemic

Waipahu District Park takes on new name, honoring former city administrator

Clarence Kahilihiwa, Kalaupapa’s beloved ‘Uncle Boogie,’ dies at 79

  New UH report shows 25,000 jobs could return in Hawaii this year

  Under loosened restrictions, Hilton Hawaiian Village hosts its first luau in nearly a year

The hotel's last luau was in March 2020, before they had to stop because of the pandemic.
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  Senate OKs $1.9T virus relief bill that includes stimulus checks

The bill would provide direct payments of up to $1,400 to most Americans and money for COVID-19 vaccines and testing, aid to state and local governments, help for schools and the airline industry and subsidies for health insurance.

IZ’s iconic ‘Somewhere Over the Rainbow’ hits 1B views on YouTube

Following lengthy dry dock, Hokulea returns to the water in preparation for a new journey

  Big Island initiative creates community hubs to support residents during COVID

  Hair loss. Anxiety. Brain fog. A COVID ‘long hauler’ struggles with lingering symptoms