Oahu retailers, eateries and salons allowed to reopen with restrictions under new order

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

Thousands expected to honor Ginsburg at Supreme Court

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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  ‘Unfathomable’: US death toll from coronavirus hits 200,000

The bleak milestone, by far the highest confirmed death toll from the virus in the world, was reported by Johns Hopkins, based on figures supplied by state health authorities.

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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

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

Since the beginning of September, community support and leaders have made incredible strides.
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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.

  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

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

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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.

SPORTS

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.

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  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

Best Buy hiring in Hawaii ahead of holidays

Job fairs are set to be held at stores on Thursday and Friday and Oct. 3 and 4.
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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?

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

Thieves ransack the home of a DOE worker, getting away with personal documents