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 2021-09-23 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

Legal challenge could cast shadow over land board meeting...

A lawsuit demanding that two proposed redevelopment projects on Banyan Drive be halted could disrupt a Friday meeting of the Board of Land and Natural Resources....

 2021-09-23 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Kokua Line: Is seeing a vaccine card good enough, or is the business supposed to verify it?...

Qu estion : Are Honolulu restaurants and bars supposed to be verifying that a vaccination card is legitimate somehow, or is just seeing it good enough?...

 2021-09-23 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

Island Life: I egret nothing...

A cattle egret perches on top of a Norfolk Island Pine in Hualalai Colony in Kona. The Hawaii Board of Agriculture and Forestry introduced cattle egrets to Hawaii in 1959 to help cattle ranchers manage flies. Today, cattle egrets are considered invasive b...

 2021-09-23 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

VFW announces student essay contests...

VFW essay contest deadline is Oct. 31...

 2021-09-23 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

'Maderna' tourist wanted after skipping Hawaii Zoom hearing...

HONOLULU — A judge issued a bench warrant for an Illinois woman after she failed to appear for a virtual court hearing Wednesday following her arrest for an alleged fake COVID-19 vaccination card that misspelled Moderna as "Maderna."...

 2021-09-23 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Prosecutor takes no further action in road rage case...

The Honolulu Department of the Prosecuting Attorney has declined to file criminal charges in a March road rage case on the H-1 Freeway that resulted in the death of a 50-year-old man....

 2021-09-23 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

Obituaries: September 23, 2021...

Editor's note: Obituaries are published free of charge as a public service. Content is subject to editing for parity treatment and style continuity. Date of publication cannot be guaranteed. Any questions regarding obituaries should be directed to the...

 2021-09-23 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Letters: U.S. Rep. Ed Case should hold firm against massive spending; Anti-vaccine activists holding everyone back; Investigator right about home-school process...

Sunday's Star-Advertiser includes an advertisement funded by Our Hawaii Action, encouraging U.S. Rep. Ed Case to "stop obstructing progress" and support spending $3.5 trillion (with a "t") on multiple programs designed to make American...

 2021-09-23 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

COVID-19 creates dire US shortage of teachers, school staff...

SAN FRANCISCO — One desperate California school district is sending flyers home in students' lunchboxes, telling parents it's "now hiring." Elsewhere, principals are filling in as crossing guards, teachers are being offered signing b...

 2021-09-23 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Wahine hitter Brooke Van Sickle has a spring in her step, thanks to playing beach volleyball...

The carry-over from Brooke Van Sickle's spring in the sand has helped the University of Hawaii senior handle a heavy work load in the fall....

 2021-09-23 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

Public defender tells high court prison situation 'dire'...

Deputy Public Defender Jon Ikenaga told the state Supreme Court on Wednesday the current COVID-19 situation in Hawaii's jails and prisons is "significantly more dire" than in August 2020 when the court issued an order to decrease populations i...

 2021-09-23 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

1,500 used abacuses donated to Tonga...

ONO, Japan > > The city of Ono in Hyogo prefecture sent 1,500 donated abacuses from all over Japan to the island nation of Tonga, where they will be used in elementary schools and for teacher training. The donations, sent in June, were made through the Ja...

 2021-09-23 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

South Korea's president pays respects to the war dead at an Oahu ceremony...

South Korean President Moon Jae-in paid his "highest respect" to 68 Korean and six American service members "who made the ultimate sacrifice for freedom and peace of the Republic of Korea" some 70 years ago and were repatriated to their ho...

 2021-09-23 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

More than bruised, Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa suffered fractured ribs...

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. > > Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa will not play in the team's Week 3 game at the Las Vegas Raiders, Dolphins coach Brian Flores announced Wednesday....

 2021-09-23 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Column: Protecting kanaka maoli interests in federal recognition bill...

Placing the interests of the kanaka maoli first, Hawaii's U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz, who chairs the U.S. Senate's Indian Affairs Committee, recently called for a full and fair hearing of the Lumbee Recognition Act....

 2021-09-23 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

COVID-19 outbreak hits Nuuanu nursing facility...

A COVID-19 outbreak at a skilled nursing facility in Nuuanu that has infected 54 patients and more than two dozen employees is straining the nursing staff and creating unsafe conditions for both nurses and patients, according to the Hawai'i Nurses'...

 2021-09-23 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Vaccinated Aggies wide receiver Isaiah Garcia-Castaneda overcomes COVID-19 variant...

No wonder it appears New Mexico State wide receiver Isaiah Garcia-Castaneda is pursuing a degree in perseverance....

 2021-09-23 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Supreme Court hears arguments on early prisoner release...

The Hawaii Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday over the third petition calling for the early release of certain incarcerated people to help ease crowded conditions that lead to outbreaks of COVID-19 in the state's jails and prisons....

 2021-09-23 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Lawsuit seeks return of Ryukyu remains...

OSAKA, Japan > > Nearly a century ago and in the name of academic study, a Kyoto University professor took the remains of more than two dozen residents of what is now Okinawa prefecture, including those of a Ryukyu king....

 2021-09-23 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Ann Miller: The Ala Wai Golf Course still has charm, attraction, 90 years later...

Hawaii Golf Hall of Famers Allan Yamamoto and Wendell Kop both turned 86 this year. Ala Wai Golf Course, where they and many, many more grew to love the game, is now 90....

 2021-09-23 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

HTA: Progress on 2021 sustainable tourism goals...

A tourism management plan for Hawaii Island is gradually being implemented, with the Hawaii Tourism Authority reporting steady progress on goals for 2021....

 2021-09-23 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Hawaii receives grant for pediatric mental health care...

The state Department of Health is one of 30 states to receive a $2.2 million federal Pediatric Mental Health Care Access grant, providing the state $445,000 a year for the next five years to address pediatric mental health care for children and youth ages...

 2021-09-23 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Legal challenge could cast shadow over land board meeting...

A lawsuit demanding that two proposed redevelopment projects on Banyan Drive be halted could disrupt a Friday meeting of the Board of Land and Natural Resources....

 2021-09-23 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Soccer: UHH men jump to 2-0 lead before Seattle Pacific storms back, win in OT...

Things were looking pretty good for the UH-Hilo men's soccer team, which held a 2-0 lead over No. 17 Seattle Pacific in the first half Wednesday....

 2021-09-23 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Biden made right call to return migrants on charter flights...

The scenes from the border are dire and heart-rending. More than 14,000 migrants, most of them Haitians, crowded under and near a bridge in a makeshift camp. Women gave birth among the squalor. Men and children waded through the Rio Grande to Mexico for f...

 2021-09-23 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

McCloskeys have earned Missouri law license suspension...

Whatever tough-talking, populist-pandering nonsense Mark McCloskey tells voters in his U.S. Senate bid, the St. Louis personal injury lawyer pleaded guilty to a crime after recklessly wielding a gun at protesters marching peacefully past his home last yea...

 2021-09-23 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Olson Trust lawsuit alleges Tower Development execs violated noncompete agreement...

The Edmund C. Olson Trust has filed a lawsuit against two corporate officers of Tower Development Inc. for pursuing redevelopment projects on Banyan Drive....

 2021-09-23 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Public defender tells state high court prison situation 'dire'...

Deputy Public Defender Jon Ikenaga told the state Supreme Court on Wednesday the current COVID-19 situation in Hawaii's jails and prisons is "significantly more dire" than in August 2020 when the court issued an order to decrease populations i...

 2021-09-23 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Your Views for September 23...

Expedite bridge repairs...

 2021-09-23 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

FDA backs Pfizer boosters for seniors, high-risk...

The U.S. moved a step closer Wednesday to offering booster doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine to senior citizens and others at high risk from the virus as the Food and Drug Administration signed off on the targeted use of extra shots....

 2021-09-23 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Obituaries for September 23...

Annette Kunewa Aquino, 71, of Captain Cook died Sept. 10 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Kealakekua, she was a homemaker, housekeeper at Kona by The Sea, Kanaloa Condominiums, and Kona Hukilau Hotel, cocktail waitress at the King Kamehameha Hotel, att...

 2021-09-23 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

COVID-19 creates dire U.S. shortage of teachers, school staff...

SAN FRANCISCO — One desperate California school district is sending flyers home in students' lunchboxes, telling parents it's "now hiring." Elsewhere, principals are filling in as crossing guards, teachers are being offered signing b...

 2021-09-23 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Ige releases $55M in CIP funds for Big Island projects...

By STEPHANIE SALMONS...

 2021-09-23 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Police offering free virtual child car seat safety checks on Saturday...

As part of National Child Passenger Safety Week, Big Island police will conduct free virtual child car seat safety checks from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m Saturday....

 2021-09-23 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Officer honored for saving women being held captive...

Hawaii Police Department Sgt. Thomas Chung-Ming has been honored for actions that, according to a police statement, "very likely saved the life of a woman who was in imminent danger."...

 2021-09-23 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

DOH: 445 new COVID-19 cases reported statewide, 81 on Big Island...

The state Department of Health today reported 445 new confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases in Hawaii, including 81 new infections on the Big Island....

 2021-09-23 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Flight attendant on Hilo-bound Hawaiian Airlines jet attacked by passenger...

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaiian Airlines said Thursday a passenger assaulted one of its flight attendants in an unprovoked attack during a flight....

 2021-09-23 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Ironman competition to be held in Utah instead of Kailua-Kona...

The Ironman World Championship will be held outside of Hawaii for the first time in its 40-plus history, race officials announced today....

 2021-09-23 10:04 

Hawaii News Now

[ KGMB/KHNL ]

EPA completes rule to phase out gases used as refrigerants...

The new rule, which follows through on a law Congress passed last year, is intended to decrease U.S. production and use of HFCs by 85% over the next 15 years, part of a global phaseout designed to slow global warming....

 2021-09-23 09:00 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Naomi Osaka withdraws from next month's Indian Wells tourney...

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. > > Naomi Osaka pulled out of the BNP Paribas Open on Wednesday, a move that was expected after she indicated following her U.S. Open loss this month that she planned to take another extended break from tennis....

 2021-09-23 08:53 

Hawaii News Now

[ KGMB/KHNL ]

Senators: Bipartisan police overhaul talks end with no deal...

There were continued disagreements over Democrats' efforts to make officers personally liable for abuses, raising professional standards and collecting national data on police agencies' use of force....

 2021-09-23 08:50 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

On the Move: Jennifer A. Lim, Dean H. Robb, Gerald A. Sumida and David W.K. Wong...

Carlsmith Ball had four of its employees selected as "Lawyer of the Year" in the 2022 edition of "The Best Lawyers in America," a designation given to an attorney in each practice group by metropolitan area....

 2021-09-23 08:48 

KITV Honolulu

Waialua High students create catalytic converter shields to prevent thefts...

Last year, 289 catalytic converter thefts were reported on O'ahu....

 2021-09-23 08:35 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Heavy rain in store for the Big Island this weekend...

HONOLULU (KHON2) — Breezy trade winds will continue through the weekend, with clouds and showers favoring windward and mauka locations overnight through the morning periods. Very little moist......

 2021-09-23 08:14 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Hawaii restaurants hire security as tensions rise between customers amid new mandates...

"My staff is freaking out about it, like they're crying, they're in tears, they're getting yelled at by customers," said Javier Barberi, Down the Hatch and Mala Tavern......

 2021-09-23 08:11 

Hawaii News Now

[ KGMB/KHNL ]

John Carroll, longtime Hawaii Republican leader, dies at 91...

Carroll served as a former state lawmaker from 1971 to 1981 and was later the chairman of the Hawaii Republican Party....

 2021-09-23 07:41 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Four legs and a nose for safety: How dogs keep Honolulu's airport safe...

They've got four legs and a nose for safety. @Lauren Day KHON2 finds out how dogs are being used to keep people safe at the Daniel K Inouye International Airport....

 2021-09-23 07:30 

Hawaii News Now

[ KGMB/KHNL ]

Public high school athletes poised to play — if they're vaccinated...

For many of them, it will be the first time they'll be playing competitively in nearly two years....

 2021-09-23 07:22 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Kailua preschool educator continues teaching while battling cancer in COVID world...

COVID-19 affects many people in the hospital, not only those who are sick with the virus. Many have put off in-person doctor visits over concerns of possible exposure, and for some, the delayed car......

 2021-09-23 07:05 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Aloha Authentic: Hawaiian moon calendar...

We all make use of our islands' roadways, but when was the last time you paid attention to the given names? Do you know the meaning of the street you live on?...

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