Boy, 12, creates website to help elderly New Yorkers book vaccine appointments

The 12-year-old hits refresh for hours a day, searching for COVID-19 vaccine appointments for elderly people in the New York metro area.
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Solid sign-ups for Biden’s new ‘Obamacare’ coverage offer

The solid start to the three-month special enrollment period indicates a pent-up demand for health insurance as the COVID-19 pandemic approaches the one-year mark.

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Does the second dose of the COVID vaccine really pack a bigger punch?

  The pandemic claims another Hawaii institution: Kaneohe Bakery is calling it quits

  On Kauai, virtual counseling offers struggling residents an important lifeline

  Hawaii clinics on standby to dramatically increase vaccine administration

  HART interim CEO: Rail construction in Dillingham corridor halted, route may shift

She also said the project is as much as $3 billion over budget and that expensive consultants have been let go.
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  General: Pentagon hesitated on sending Guard to Capitol riot

The hourslong delay cost the National Guard precious minutes in the early hours of the rioting.

  Forecast: Breezy trades, with increasing showers late Friday

  To help rebound from pandemic losses, YMCA of Honolulu launches fundraising campaign

Big Island initiative works to create community hubs to support residents during COVID

Hawaii reports 2 additional COVID fatalities, 20 new cases

  For 30 years, Haleakala was their office. Their mission: Saving native plants.

  Watch ‘This is Now’: Countries start planning for rollout of so-called ‘vaccine passport’

All lanes of H-1 reopened after semi truck loses load, snarling traffic

  A year into pandemic, unions for teachers, principals want DOE superintendent gone

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Cuomo addresses harassment claims, vows to stay in office

“I now understand that I acted in a way that made people feel uncomfortable,” Cuomo said at a Wednesday press conference. “It was unintentional and I truly and deeply apologize for it.”

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  Big Island’s Chanelle Molina excited to represent her Hawaii and Filipino roots in the WNBA

Five weeks ago, former Konawaena standout Chanelle Molina achieved one her childhood dreams, signing a training camp contract with the WNBA’s Indiana Fever, the Kona native hoping be a trailblazer for all the girls that want to achieve big things.

  UH basketball heads to mainland for regular-season finale against UC Davis

The Rainbow Warriors basketball team departed from the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport on Wednesday, set to face UC Davis in their two-game regular season finale this weekend.

  ‘Bows baseball looks to get back on track in home-opening series against Hawaii Pacific

The University of Hawaii baseball team is set to return to Les Murakami Stadium this week in a four-game series against in-town rival Hawaii Pacific.

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Police arrest 21-year-old driver following deadly crash on Moanalua Freeway

Hawaii bill would eliminate agribusiness development group

Forecast: Winds easing up, more rain due before the weekend

Kona man tied to negligent homicide case also charged for drugs, firearms offenses

  Under new law, Hawaii businesses spared big unemployment tax hikes

Local companies are relived they'll have one less thing to worry about for now.
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  Democrats tighten stimulus check eligibility, firm up support for virus bill

A source said President Joe Biden and Senate Democrats have agreed to tighten the income limits for people who will be eligible to receive $1,400 stimulus checks.

Search suspended for second missing Maui hiker; only 1 body found

Search ongoing for Hawaii Island woman who escaped police custody

Half-billion dollar container terminal makeover to benefit Hawaii’s cargo industry

Nearly 1,000 vaccine appointments still available with Kaiser