Chauvin trial expert blames George Floyd’s death on heart rhythm problem

Dr. David Fowler, a former chief medical examiner for the state of Maryland and now a member of a consulting firm, said the fentanyl and methamphetamine in Floyd’s system, and possible carbon monoxide poisoning from auto exhaust, were contributing factors.
  • Coronavirus Pandemic

  US recommends ‘pause’ for J&J shots in blow to vaccine drive

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration said they were investigating unusual clots that occurred 6 to 13 days after vaccination.


  Council OKs audit of HPD overtime costs amid ongoing scrutiny

  Police converge on Kaneohe amid search for terroristic threatening suspect

  This researcher is on a mission to preserve military artifacts sitting on the ocean floor

Biden administration appoints woman with Hawaii ties as first-ever AAPI senior liaison

  In a turnabout for the city, mayor seeks $1M to remove Haiku Stairs

The mayor says the former military facility brings too much liability.
  • National News

Photo texted to friend helps find hiker lost in Calif. woods

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said rescuers found the hiker on Tuesday after he spent a night alone in the wilderness.

Hawaii reports 2 additional COVID deaths; 72 new cases

Non-residents to be charged entry fee to Kauai’s Waimea Canyon, Koke’e State Park

  Whale carcass blessed, hauled away from Waimanalo beach

HNN premieres new crime, law-focused podcast with Lynn Kawano

Valuable batteries stolen from radio tower, later sold on Hawaii Island

  Watch ‘This is Now’: Police seize machines from illegal game room in Waikiki

  Pro surfer O’Shaughnessy details his nasty Pipeline wipeout and long road to recovery

  Biden to pull troops from Afghanistan, end longest US war

  • National News

Navy veterans rescued after birthday canoe trip leaves them stranded

Rescuers found the two men, blocked by debris in a tributary, after 28 hours of weathering the elements.


Maui’s Kyung Kim makes anticipated return home in Round one of 2021 Lotte Championship

The start of the tournament marks professional golf’s return to the “Second City”, along with the long-overdue homecoming for a Maui native.

UH beach volleyball falls to Cal Poly in final home series of the season

The Rainbow Wahine beach volleyball team would fall to Cal Poly this weekend in the Hawaii’s final home series of the season.


  Pause of single-dose J&J shots unlikely to have a major impact on Hawaii vaccination efforts

Forecast: Trade winds to ease before the weekend

  Despite potential flooding threat, Wahiawa dam owners get more time to make repairs

Retired HPD commander withdraws name from consideration for position on police commission

State House votes to suspend pay raises for government officials until 2023

“This is the right thing to do when we don’t have a minimum wage, we have a pandemic, we’ve got to be fiscally responsible.”
  • National News

  GRAPHIC: Minnesota cop, police chief resign 2 days after Black motorist’s death

Officer Kim Potter and Police Chief Tim Gannon both resigned two days after the death of 20-year-old Daunte Wright in Brooklyn Center.

The city needs your help to pull off a lengthy Lei Day endeavor digitally

Waitlist applications for Oahu public housing to open for low-income families

  Patients fear losing access to medical cannabis amid push to restrict amateur grow operations

  Leaders look for ways to balance economic recovery with anti-tourism sentiment