Some restrictions on Oahu to be loosened under new ‘tier system’ of reopening

The new emergency order, based on a tier system, also allows for gatherings of up to five people at beaches and parks.

  Roberts: Ginsburg was ‘tough, brave, a fighter, a winner’

Thousands of people are expected to pay their respects at the Supreme Court to the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the women’s rights champion, leader of the court’s liberal bloc and feminist icon who died last week.
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  CDC to delay vote on who will get COVID vaccine

There’s general agreement among the CDC panel that frontline health care workers should be the first to get a vaccine when one is approved, but who gets priority after that?


Is Halloween happening? Mayor Caldwell says yes, but take extra precautions

Antibody testing gives insight to COVID-19 among Hawaii Pacific Health workers

Developer withdraws application to build affordable housing complex in Kailua

  HART: Canceling public-private partnership could cause 18 months of rail delays

5 honu are now enjoying the open waters after being released off Maui

Kuʻuipo, Kilakila, Hohonu, Makaʻala and ʻAuliʻi were all hatched at the Sea Life Park on Oahu, but raised on Maui.
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Woman gives birth to quadruplets after brain surgery in Texas

Two weeks after Katie Sturm and husband Chris Sturm found out about the quadruplets, a seizure led to a second diagnosis.

  Community groups, education helped drive down COVID-19 cases among Pacific Islanders

  What’s allowed (and not allowed) under the city’s new COVID-19 order

Blangiardi picks up endorsement of United Food & Commercial Workers Union

United Laundry Services to lay off over 800 workers

Satellite city halls on Oahu to reopen this week, but appointments are required

  Caldwell: Oahu’s bars, nightclubs likely shuttered until at least December

State Health Dept. chemist charged with making, selling LSD to military servicemembers

State to begin distributing $300 in additional weekly jobless benefits

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Attorney: Black man shot by Calif. deputies wasn’t holding a gun

The family attorney says the 19 gunshots fired in the incident show poor police training and a pervasive “warrior mentality” among law enforcement nationwide.


2020-2021 Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational canceled over pandemic concerns

Another major sports tournament falls victim to the coronavirus pandemic — the Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational for the 2020-2021 season has been canceled, the Aikau family announced.

The Mountain West Conference exploring the possibility of a fall football season

In the wake of the Big Ten Conference announcing an October start date to their football season, the Mountain West conference leaders have accelerated discussions on the possibility of football in the fall.

‘Iolani graduate and Toronto Raptors general manager Bobby Webster expected to get contract extension

'Iolani graduate and Toronto Raptors General Manager Bobby Webster is reportedly expected to get a contract extension, according to the Ringer’s Kevin O’Connor.


63 new COVID-19 cases reported as city looks to ease some emergency restrictions

  Emails suggest officers face pressure to issue more emergency order citations

  WATCH ‘This is Now’: Expert weighs in on possibility of third COVID-19 wave in Hawaii

Businesses call on leaders to form clearer plans to revitalize local economy

  Hawaii hospitals use antibody testing to better understand spread of COVID-19

Experts think antibody testing could be a big piece of the puzzle when it comes to reopening Hawaii’s economy.
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  Beta weakens to tropical depression, stalls over Texas coast

Beta weakened to a tropical depression Tuesday as it parked itself over the Texas coast, raising concerns of extensive flooding in Houston and areas further inland.

Best Buy hiring in Hawaii ahead of holidays

Neiman Marcus warns of mass layoffs at Ala Moana location

Governor proposes public worker union furloughs that would amount to 10% pay cut for 4 years

Forecast: Trade wind weather continues, more showers due Wednesday