What a wonderful way to start Thanksgiving with the front page of West Hawaii Today quoting U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz declaring that the federal government is making the biggest infrastructure investment in Hawaii in the past 30 years with at least $2.8 billion for roads, harbors, highways etc. Wow.
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HONOLULU — Some guards are working 16-hour shifts because of a staffing shortage at a Hawaii prison, a state lawmaker said.
HONOLULU — The state Department of Health said Tuesday tests of water samples from the Navy’s water system at Pearl Harbor have so far been inconclusive after it received more than 100 complaints about fuel-like odor coming from tap water in the area.
HONOLULU — The first and only woman to serve as mayor of Honolulu died earlier this month at age 93.
For the second consecutive year, Hawaii experienced a milder-than-average hurricane season.
Hawaii County Mayor Mitch Roth on Tuesday relaxed some of the COVID restrictions in place on the Big Island.
After a slow start, the United States has improved its surveillance system for tracking new coronavirus variants such as omicron, boosting its capacity by tens of thousands of samples per week since early this year.
WASHINGTON — Both sides are telling the Supreme Court there’s no middle ground in Wednesday’s showdown over abortion. The justices can either reaffirm the constitutional right to an abortion or wipe it away altogether.
MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday sternly warned NATO against deploying its troops and weapons to Ukraine, saying it represents a red line for Russia and would trigger a strong response.
OXFORD, Mich. — A five-minute rampage left three students dead Tuesday and eight others wounded in an afternoon tragedy that made Oxford High School the latest site of a school shooting in America.
HONOLULU — A judge on Tuesday set a trial date next week for an Oahu lawmaker arrested after police saw her driving the wrong way down a major Honolulu thoroughfare in February.
WASHINGTON — A panel of U.S. health advisers on Tuesday narrowly backed a closely watched COVID-19 pill from Merck, setting the stage for a likely authorization of the first drug that Americans could take at home to treat the coronavirus.
The Biden administration plans to tighten travel rules to combat the omicron variant of the coronavirus, by requiring all air travelers to the U.S. to be tested within a day of their departure regardless of vaccination status, according to a person familiar with the matter.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has expanded testing for the omicron variant of the coronavirus to four U.S. airports, including ones that continue to receive direct flights from South Africa, where the mutation was first identified.