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 2021-03-02 22:52 

Hawaii News Now

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LIVE: Governor, labor director hold news conference on unemployment system...

The two are expected to face significant questions about ongoing problems with the unemployment system, which continues to struggle to deliver jobless benefits to thousands....

 2021-03-02 22:52 

Hawaii News Now

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LIVE: Honolulu's mayor to discuss city budget for upcoming fiscal year...

The city is facing a growing budget crisis amid the pandemic, which has forced tens of thousands onto the unemployment rolls....

 2021-03-02 22:45 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Twitter cracks down on COVID vaccine misinformation...

SAN FRANCISCO > > Twitter says it has begun labeling tweets that include misleading information about COVID-19 vaccines and using a "strike system" to eventually remove accounts that repeatedly violate its rules....

 2021-03-02 22:43 

Hawaii News Now

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Florida nurse returns home after being paralyzed from rare COVID-19-related infection...

A Florida nurse is back home after a rare infection left him paralyzed....

 2021-03-02 22:36 

Big Island Now

Big Island Town Hall With Sen. San Buenaventura...

Senator Joy San Buenaventura announced she will be hosting a virtual town hall on Tuesday, March 2,...

 2021-03-02 22:35 

Hawaii News Now

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Kauai seeks to welcome out-of-state visitors again through Safe Travels program...

Kauai Mayor Derek Kawakami said he is making the decision because of the fast pace of vaccination distributions on the island. He said by April he's confidence hospitality workers will be vaccinated....

 2021-03-02 22:26 

Hawaii News Now

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Texas and other states ease COVID-19 rules despite warnings...

U.S. cases have plunged more than 70% over the past two months from an average of nearly 250,000 new infections a day, while average deaths per day have plummeted about 40% since mid-January....

 2021-03-02 22:24 

Big Island Now

DOH Reports 35 New COVID-19 Cases Statewide...

The Hawai'i Department of Health reported 35 new cases of coronavirus Tuesday, raising the statewide total to 27,623....

 2021-03-02 22:22 

Hawaii News Now

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Biden to prioritize vaccinating school teachers...

President Biden said his goal is for every pre-kindergarten through 12th grade educator, school staff member and childcare worker to receive at least one shot by the end of March....

 2021-03-02 22:16 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Third stimulus check calculator: How much will you get?...

As Washington negotiates a third stimulus check as part of the Biden administration's $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill, people are already trying to calculate how much they might receive....

 2021-03-02 22:13 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Can't find the Amazon app icon on your phone? That's because it got a makeover...

(NEXSTAR) — The next time you need to search Amazon for dish soap, a mop you can strap to your baby, or a hoodie with a pouch for your cat, the search will begin with a hunt for the app on yo......

 2021-03-02 22:10 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Coronavirus: DOH reports 35 new cases, brings state total to 27,623...

The Hawaii Department of Health reported 35 new COVID-19 cases on Mar. 2. There are 18 new coronavirus cases on Oahu, 12 on Maui, three on the Big Island and two out of state. That brings the state......

 2021-03-02 22:07 

Hawaii News Now

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Hawaii reports 35 new COVID cases; no additional fatalities...

There have been 647 new cases in the islands in the last 14 days....

 2021-03-02 22:05 

West Hawaii Today

Three new COVID-19 cases reported on Big Island...

The Big Island's COVID-19 case count increased by three Tuesday, bringing the total number of cases to 2,248....

 2021-03-02 21:59 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Engine fires in nearly 1.9M Toyota RAV4 SUVs investigated...

The U.S. government is investigating complaints of engine compartment fires in nearly 1.9 million Toyota RAV4 small SUVs....

 2021-03-02 21:59 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

HSTA to urge BOE not to renew Superintendent Kishimoto's contract...

The Hawaii State Teachers Association has unanimously voted to ask the Board of Education not to renew Superintendent Christina Kishimoto contract....

 2021-03-02 21:55 

West Hawaii Today

Bill would eliminate agribusiness development group...

HONOLULU — A bill in the state Legislature would disband the state's Agribusiness Development Corporation and transfer its resources to the state Department of Agriculture....

 2021-03-02 21:55 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Hawaii reports 35 new coronavirus cases, bringing state's total to 27,623...

Hawaii Department of Health officials today reported 35 new coronavirus infections, bringing the state's total since the start of the pandemic to 27,623 cases....

 2021-03-02 21:52 

Hawaii News Now

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Watch 'This is Now': US will be able to vaccinate all adults by end of May, Biden says...

Watch "This is Now" live from the HNN Digital Center weekdays on KHNL or across Hawaii News Now's platforms online and on mobile....

 2021-03-02 21:42 

Hawaii News Now

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No. 5 ranked UH beach volleyball unveils 2021 schedule...

The University of Hawaii beach volleyball team released their 2021 slate of games, with first-year head coach Angelica Ljungqvist set to lead the BeachBows starting on March 22nd....

 2021-03-02 21:41 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Celebrating Our Kupuna: Ricalda Crowell...

We want to recognize a special kupuna named Ricalda Crowell who just turned 101 years old....

 2021-03-02 21:35 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Celebrating Our Kupuna: Pearl Ching...

We want to recognize a special kupuna named Pearl Ching who just turned 90 years old....

 2021-03-02 21:29 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Celebrating Our Kupuna: Virginia Leano...

We want to recognize a special kupuna named Virginia Leano who just turned 75 years old....

 2021-03-02 21:29 

Big Island Now

Mass COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics Underway on Big Island...

Mass vaccination for COVID-19 has begun on the Big Island....

 2021-03-02 21:29 

Hawaii News Now

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Boy Scouts submit reorganization plan to bankruptcy court...

The plan was filed Monday, even though the BSA remains in intense negotiations with insurers over sexual abuse claims....

 2021-03-02 21:25 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Celebrating Our Kupuna: Ernesto Leano...

We want to recognize a special kupuna named Ernesto Leano who just turned 81 years old....

 2021-03-02 21:20 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Police continue search for escaped Big Island woman...

Hawaii Island police are seeking the public's assistance in locating a 24-year-old woman who escaped from police custody in February....

 2021-03-02 21:05 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

50-year-old man involved in a moped crash in the Waimanalo area...

A man is in critical condition following a moped crash in the Waimanalo area on Monday night. According to police, a 2020 Yongfu moped that was being operated by a 50-year-old male, was traveling n......

 2021-03-02 21:00 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Coronavirus variant races through Italy, especially among children...

ROME > > The variant of the coronavirus discovered in Britain is prevalent among Italy's infected schoolchildren and is helping to fuel a "robust" uptick in the curve of COVID-19 contagion in the country, the health minister said today....

 2021-03-02 20:58 

Big Island Now

Kona Man Faces 'Ghost Gun' Violation Among Array of Firearm, Drug Offenses...

A wanted Kona man located in Puna is now facing an array of drug and firearm-related offenses....

 2021-03-02 20:57 

Hawaii News Now

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CDC to release guidance for people vaccinated against COVID...

A CDC official says the agency will put out the details once they're finalized later this week....

 2021-03-02 20:55 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Police search for driver of white SUV in Kalihi hit-and-run that seriously injured bicyclist...

A male bicyclist was taken to the hospital in serious condition after being struck by a white SUV at a Kalihi intersection late Monday morning....

 2021-03-02 20:45 

Hawaii News Now

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Texas becomes biggest US state to lift COVID-19 mask mandate...

The Republican governor has faced sharp criticism from his party over the mandate, which was imposed eight months ago, and other COVID-19 restrictions. It was only ever lightly enforced, even during the worst outbreaks of the pandemic....

 2021-03-02 20:30 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Local inmate found dead at Honolulu Federal Detention Center four days after arriving...

An inmate at the Honolulu Federal Detention Center was found dead over the weekend....

 2021-03-02 20:28 

Hawaii News Now

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Senate confirms Raimondo as Biden commerce secretary...

The Senate has voted to confirm Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo to serve as President Joe Biden's commerce secretary....

 2021-03-02 20:25 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Texas becomes biggest state to lift COVID-19 mask mandate...

AUSTIN, Texas > > Texas is lifting its mask mandate, Gov. Greg Abbott said today, making it the largest state to end an order intended to prevent the spread of the coronavirus that has killed more than 42,000 Texans....

 2021-03-02 20:14 

Hawaii News Now

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Efforts underway to ramp up vaccinations for underserved populations in Hawaii...

The state Department of Health is continuing to work toward pushing out the COVID-19 vaccine to Hawaii's hardest hit communities, and in some instances, expanding it out to younger populations....

 2021-03-02 20:06 

Big Island Now

13-Year-Old Runaway Found in Good Health...

A 13-year-old runaway teen has been found....

 2021-03-02 20:00 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Wind gusts up to 50 mph, high surf continue to buffet Hawaiian islands...

Blustery winds continue in Hawaii, keeping a wind advisory in place through this evening, and extending a high surf advisory for east shores to Wednesday evening....

 2021-03-02 19:57 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Alx Kawakami at Blue Note Hawaii...

Honolulu (KHON2) Alx Kawakami will bring his James Taylor inspired show to the Blue Note Hawaii for two shows on March 6 at 6 & 8:30pm. He loves playing the intimate venue and will perf......

 2021-03-02 19:40 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Vernon Jordan, civil rights activist, former Clinton advisor, dies at 85...

Vernon Jordan, a civil rights activist and a former advisor to President Bill Clinton, has died, according to a statement from his daughter....

 2021-03-02 19:25 

West Hawaii Today

Governor withholds funds for corrections oversight...

HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige has again decided not to approve funds that would have allowed the all-volunteer Hawaii Correctional Systems Oversight Commission hire paid staff members....

 2021-03-02 19:25 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Body recovered off East Maui is identified as 1 of 2 missing hikers...

Maui fire rescue crews recovered the body of one of two hikers near Waikamoi Stream in East Maui after they were reported missing Saturday....

 2021-03-02 19:20 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

University of Hawai'i Beach Volleyball announces 2021 schedule, first nine matches are in California...

The University of Hawai'i beach volleyball team released its 2021 schedule with the fifth-ranked Rainbow Wahine slated to start the season on March 22. Led by first-year head coach Angelica L......

 2021-03-02 19:17 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Mar. 2: The first shipments of the Johnson & Johnson's vaccine are expected to arrive in Hawaii this week...

The first shipments of the Johnson & Johnson's one-shot coronavirus vaccine are expected to arrive in Hawaii this week. Details on the KHON 2GO podcast....

 2021-03-02 19:15 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

U.S. sets sanctions over Russia opposition leader's poisoning...

The Biden administration sanctioned seven mid- and senior-level Russian officials today, along with more than a dozen businesses and other entities, over a nearly fatal nerve-agent attack on opposition leader Alexei Navalny and his subsequent jailing....

 2021-03-02 18:46 

Hawaii News Now

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Senate Democrats sorting final details of $1.9T virus relief bill that includes stimulus checks...

With Democrats having no margin for error in the evenly split 50-50 Senate, Biden was expected to urge them on by conference call....

 2021-03-02 18:45 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

SUV carrying 27 crashes with semitruck in California, killing 15...

El CENTRO, Calif. > > An SUV believed to be carrying 27 people crashed into a semitruck today on a Southern California highway, killing 15 people and leaving others injured, hospital officials said....

 2021-03-02 18:41 

Hawaii News Now

[ KGMB/KHNL ]

Gatorade introduces patch to measure hydration...

Gatorade wants you to drink more of its beverage, and now, it can tell you how to do it most efficiently with its new Gx Sweat Patch....

 2021-03-02 18:36 

Hawaii News Now

[ KGMB/KHNL ]

Supreme Court likely to uphold Arizona voting restrictions...

Civil rights groups and Democrats, argue that the proposed restrictions would disproportionately affect minority voters, important Democratic constituencies....

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