Number of Hawaii inmates at Arizona prison with active COVID-19 cases grows to 61

State Public Safety Department officials said seven Hawaii inmates at the facility are hospitalized with coronavirus, and 741 are in precautionary quarantine.

Olive Garden to officially open first Hawaii location on Thursday

MLB says Turner violated protocols when he returned to field

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Hawaiian Air offers drive-thru COVID-19 testing to its San Francisco passengers

Lanai public school reports 30 coronavirus cases among students

State reports 62 new COVID-19 cases; 2 fatalities removed from official death toll

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  Trans-Pacific passenger learns of positive COVID-19 test after landing in Honolulu

  The road to Hana has reopened to visitors. Not everyone thinks that’s a good idea.

  Hawaii nonprofit ships 1.2M bottle caps to Texas to raise awareness of plastic pollution

  Hawaii to welcome Japanese visitors back in November with pre-travel testing

City launches new online tool to help cyclists register bicycles

3 seriously injured in apparent head-on collision in East Oahu

A portion of Kalanianaole Highway was closed for about two hours but has since been reopened.

Kim: Big Island virus spike due to local spread, not travel

A recent spike in COVID-19 cases on Hawaii island is the result of community spread, not a reopening of trans-Pacific or interisland travel, the mayor has said.

Forecast: Unsettled weather continues for Kauai and Oahu

Hot and muggy weather continues through the weekend into next week.

Bicyclist critically injured after getting hit by a pickup truck along Nimitz

The crash happened just after 7 p.m. at the intersection of Nimitz Highway and Kalihi Street.

Wahiawa hit-and-run victim identified; suspect arrested in Calif.

Manpower added to process applications for rental assistance programs

Suspect in custody following robbery, fatal collision in Wahiawa

  After HART vote, talks for rail public-private partnership will continue (for now)

Navy’s plan for Red Hill fuel tanks rejected by EPA, DOH

  Huge animal airlift to move hundreds of Hawaii cats and dogs to mainland

  With travel demand low, Hawaiian Airlines lost $97.1 million in third quarter

Hawaiian reported losing about $2.2 million per day amid the pandemic.

  Everyone’s shopping online. But buyer beware: Scammers are there, too.

Since the start of the pandemic, the percentage of shoppers reportedly being swindled by internet scammers has tripled.

3 additional COVID-19 fatalities reported; 66 new infections statewide

One of the deaths is on Oahu while the other two are on the Big Island.

Ala Moana Center parking lot to serve as a drive-in movie theater

Four different films -- including a Grease sing along -- will be showing this week.

Mayor to hotels: We need your help to prevent superspreader events this Halloween

On Tuesday, he sent a letter to hotel general managers reminding them of the rules ― and of the importance of preventing large gatherings from ocurring.

  Chopper makes hard landing in Nuuanu after reporting engine failure

The incident happened about noon, and firefighters and paramedics responded.

  Stay-at-home order goes into effect for Lanai amid large COVID-19 outbreak

Maui County Mayor Mike Victorino said the stay-at-home order will remain in effect for at least 14 days.

  WATCH ‘This is Now’: State prepares to welcome international visitors back

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  Early morning blaze rips through abandoned home in Makiki

Crews responded to the alarm around 6:35 a.m. on Pensacola Street.

Law enforcement agencies launch new operation aimed at protecting runaways

Runaways often end up exploited on the internet or on the streets.

  State launches program extending unemployment benefits for 13 more weeks

For those who have used up their 26 weeks of unemployment and the 13 weeks of federal pandemic emergency unemployment compensation, there is another option.

Honolulu rail plan could affect Oahu jail site redevelopment

The possibility of temporarily stopping short of the rail project’s final goal of reaching Ala Moana could affect potential uses of the jail site.

  The state is sitting on $90M for housing aid and time is running out to distribute it

Eligible applicants can get up to $2,000 a month through the end of the year ― paid directly to their landlord.

Thirty Meter Telescope opponents also against teaching telescope

“It seems very irresponsible,” one protester said.

Forecast: Wet weather to prevail as front moves through islands

A flash flood watch in effect for Oahu and Kauai County may need to be expanded to other islands later.

It’s only October, but the snow is already falling atop Mauna Kea

It’s believed to be the first snowfall of the winter season.

'Ohana by Hawaiian service to stick around through mid-Jan. 2021

Hawaiian Airlines initially made the decision to drop the routes due to pandemic-induced low demand for travel.

  Barrett confirmed by Senate for Supreme Court, takes oath

Amy Coney Barrett is headed to the Supreme Court. The Senate has confirmed President Donald Trump’s nominee by a 52-48 vote, with Republicans overpowering Democratic opposition a week before Election Day.

  As pandemic drags on, hundreds of American Samoans still stranded in Hawaii

Brigette Moala and her 85-year-old father, Noaese Taeatafa, have been away from home since December when he had heart surgery in California.

  Smartphone app helps businesses rent out their empty parking spaces

Businesses can register and rent their stalls through the PARKLINQ app or online.

  Lawsuit alleges HPD officer abused power by arresting son’s school-aged ‘enemy’

“These officers were bold and confident in retaliating against a 15-year-old child to exact revenge on behalf of an HPD officer’s son,” the boy’s mother, Jennifer Rivera, said in a statement.

  381,000 Hawaii ballots already returned in election with ‘tremendous enthusiasm’

The state has begun pre-processing ballots at the Hawaii Convention Center. where thousands of ballots are delivered each day for 10 days before the election.

Outbreaks on Hawaii Island, Lanai cause spike in rolling seven-day infection averages

Sunday marked the first time more new cases were reported on the Big Island than Oahu since May 21, according to data from the Department of Health.

Number of Hawaii inmates at Arizona prison with active COVID-19 cases swells to 52

The state said mass testing of Hawaii inmates will be conducted this week.

38 new COVID-19 cases reported statewide

There were no new deaths added to the count.

Mayor urges residents to celebrate Halloween safely to prevent COVID-19′s spread

The state Health Department has said that it is not safe to trick-or-treat this year.

Planning to mail in your ballot? The deadline is fast approaching

Tuesday is the last day to mail in ballots.

  WATCH ‘This is Now’: Green calls on governor to issue ‘clear’ statewide mask mandate

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  UH lab seeks to reach frontline workers, underserved with COVID-19 testing

On top of testing, researchers are trying to expand our understanding of the virus.

‘Magnum PI’ filming to partially close H-3 Freeway

Drivers are urged to use alternative routes like the Likelike or Pali highways.

Water main break in Waianae closes city offices, affects traffic

BWS said repair work is expected to continue through the day.

Brothers credit Big Island police and social media with reuniting them

Hawaii Island Police are crediting the community in bringing together two long-lost brothers earlier this month.

Flash flood watch posted for western half of state ahead of wet weather

Heavy rain, isolated thunderstorms and flash flooding are possible starting Monday night.

  City agrees to a tentative $320,000 settlement over HPD domestic violence case

The settlement still needs to be approved by the City Council before it becomes final.

Forecast: Light winds continue, with more wet weather on the way

A surface ridge over the islands will produce locally breezy southeast winds around the Big Island and gentle and variable winds around the smaller islands through tomorrow.

Homicide investigation launched after discovery of a body in Kalapana

A body was found on the side of a road on the Big Island Sunday morning.

  Forecast: Light winds, then a chance of heavy rain ahead

An upper level disturbance could bring heavy rain, isolated thunderstorms.

A sinking boat in Hawaii Kai is causing environmental and health concerns

Residents say the smell of gas is overwhelming.

  Brown water advisory posted for 5-mile stretch of west Oahu coastline

The dirty water can include dangerous contaminants like pesticides and possibly sewage.

More mysterious lights appear over Hawaii (and they’re likely not Starlink satellites)

Some viewers described it as a plane-like figure with lights. Another said it was the size of a football field.

Candlelight vigil honored life, legacy of late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

It was all part of the “RBG Hawaii Day of Action.”

121 new COVID-19 cases reported statewide; no additional deaths Sunday

Cases continue to grow on Oahu, Hawaii Island and Lanai.

Forecast: More mugginess and light winds ahead of possible heavy rain starting Monday

There's a chance for flash flooding by late Monday or Tuesday.

High surf advisory issued for most north, west-facing shores

The waves are from the first advisory-level northwest swell of the fall season.

  Testing in full force on Lanai ahead of stay-at-home order

“There are more cases. We see them coming,"

  Lt. Gov. Green worries COVID-19 infections could hit triple digits on Lanai

The island was COVID free for nearly 8 months as wearing masks and social distancing has not been an issue.

  With metal prices soaring, catalytic converter thefts once again on the rise

Certain vehicles may be more vulnerable to the theft of the valuable piece than others.

West side health center reaches 1 million pounds of food given out

Their efforts are continuing as the need remains high.

  Mini murals on traffic signal boxes coming soon to the Waianae Coast

Organizers are hopeful the artwork will reflect and instill a sense of pride for the west side.

Crediting a life of hard work, a Honolulu woman celebrates her 102nd birthday

She has a loving family which includes 5 children, 8 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Under ‘Operation Crystal Shield,’ 8 Hawaii residents accused of smuggling meth arrested

Nationwide, Operation Crystal Shield has led to 2,900 arrests and the seizures of 53,000 pounds of meth.

Long-time Ala Wai Elementary teacher named Hawaii’s Teacher of the Year

“To my students, my ambassadors of aloha, your voices ring passionately true."

Showers dump 3 to 4 inches of rain on parts of Oahu

Kauai also was drenched by heavy showers.

DOE: 15 confirmed cases of COVID-19 among students at Lanai High & Elementary

Lanai is scrambling to contain a growing outbreak of COVID-19 cases.

  Local watchdog group: Visitors aren’t following state’s mask rules

The group also called on the state and visitor industry to step up education about COVID-19 rules.

  Spike in Big Island cases described as an ‘islandwide problem’

The spread of COVID-19 on Hawaii Island is no longer limited to one cluster or one part of the county, officials said.

Woman critically injured in suspected assault at her Black Point home

Crime scene officers were in the home Thursday night collecting evidence.

  Hawaii Strong: Kaimuki restaurant uses pandemic to pay it forward

Right along Kaimuki’s main drag, Kim Chee 2 has been an anchor of Honolulu’s local restaurant community for the last 43 years.