Since tourism relaunch, police have issued 4,500 warnings for violating COVID-19 orders

“I’m a little discouraged by the fact that our partners in the visitor industry have not started to educate visitors."

CDC: ‘Strong recommendation’ but no rule for masks on planes

The CDC says masks should be worn by all passengers and workers on planes, ferries, trains, subways, buses, taxis and ride-sharing vehicles. That includes in airports and at subway and bus stations.
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  Deadline looms, but COVID relief deal may be far off

Republicans are reconvening the Senate this week to vote on a virus proposal, but it’s a bill that failed once before, and that Trump himself now derides as too puny.

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Forecast: Light winds, spotty showers to linger

Church manager once accused of smuggling money for a Filipino televangelist sentenced

  Avoiding a guilty plea, trial possible for former Maui officer in wire fraud case

Joseph Soul reps Hawaii pride in Season 19 premier of ‘The Voice’

Over 221,000 ballots received prior to opening of voter service centers

You can cast your ballot in person at a local voter service center up until election day.
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Woman runs under 6-minute mile while 9 months pregnant

Makenna Myler, 28, who’s originally from Australia but now lives in California, has been running five or six times a week during her pregnancy.

A zero-waste, vegan Lahaina restaurant lands top spot in local Yelp ranking

Tsunami advisory canceled for Hawaii; minor sea level changes detected

  As general election nears, party politics takes center stage in nonpartisan mayoral race

  In fresh effort to reopen campuses, state again revises COVID-19 guidance for schools

30% of those hospitalized in Hawaii for coronavirus have been under 50

Thanksgiving dinner for a good cause? Lanakila Pacific has you covered

  Officials prepare for big turnout in Hawaii’s first vote-by-mail general election

Kaimuki association calls on state to institute moratorium on commercial evictions

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Giant spider decoration scares up screams for Halloween by climbing NY house

Because so many people want to check out the house, the owners have had to actually schedule times for them to come visit.

SPORTS

Miami Dolphins name rookie Tua Tagovailoa their starting quarterback

The Dolphins, with Tagovailoa under center, will have two weeks to prepare for a home game against the L.A. Rams.

  UH football prepares offense for their season opener against Fresno State

The Rainbow Warriors football team opens their season in less than a week, marking the beginning of the Todd Graham era.

Kamehameha’s Kauhi, Mililani’s Semeatu selected for the 2021 Polynesian Bowl

The Polynesian Football Hall of Fame has invited another pair of local prospects to the 2021 Polynesian Bowl — selecting players from both sides of the ball.

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  City reserves hundreds more quarantine hotel rooms in Waikiki

  Ige surprised by pent up travel demand, but warns of slow recovery

  Man was in marked crosswalk ahead of fatal pedestrian crash in Nanakuli

39 new COVID-19 cases reported, the lowest one-day total since July

Higher than normal tides to cause minor coastal flooding this week

Actual tides have been coming in nearly a foot above predictions.
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Elderly couple rescued by good Samaritans after car crashes into canal

Police say the couple were involved in a minor accident with two other cars, which sent them careening through a fence and into the canal.

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  Hawaii has seen more than 30,000 arrivals since launch of traveler testing program

Officials investigating early-morning blaze at Waiau Power Plant

  Ewa Beach man recovering from COVID has a warning to others: ‘This thing is for real’