The state Department of Health today reported 106 new cases of COVID-19 in Hawaii, including seven new cases on the Big Island.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House for a historic second time Wednesday, charged with “incitement of insurrection” over the deadly mob siege of the Capitol in a swift and stunning collapse of his final days in office.
The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reported this morning that the lava lake inside Halemaʻumaʻu crater has risen to about 650 feet deep and remains stagnant over its eastern half.
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the NBA is also seeing a blowout epidemic.
TAMPA, Fla. — In a perfect world, this weekend turns into something legendary. A head-to-head showdown of the two most prolific quarterbacks the NFL has ever known. Tom Brady vs. Drew Brees with the entire season, and a generation of memories, on the line.
Hawaii County residents who have expressed concern that Mayor Mitch Roth would push a pro-development agenda when he took office may have been reassured last week when his Environmental Management director — who still awaits council confirmation — delayed what seemed a formality accepting a sewer line because he thinks it could be a public health hazard.
During the week of Jan. 4-10, Hawaii Island police arrested 26 motorists for DUI. One of the drivers was involved in a traffic accident. None was younger than 21. The numbers of arrests by district were: Kona, 14; South Hilo, six; Puna, four; Ka‘u and South Kohala, one each.
A 28-year-old Pahoa man and another man beat a 52-year-old Hawaiian Beaches man unconscious and stole the man’s car from his carport in the early morning hours of Jan. 5, according to court documents filed by police.
The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation Hawaii is urging state officials to vaccinate sick and elderly incarcerated jail and prison inmates for COVID-19 on the same timetable they would individuals in the same risk groups who aren’t incarcerated.
PHOENIX — As the U.S. goes through the most lethal phase of the coronavirus outbreak yet, governors and local officials in hard-hit parts of the country are showing little willingness to impose any new restrictions on businesses to stop the spread.
ALAMO, Texas — President Donald Trump on Tuesday took no responsibility for his part in fomenting a violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol last week, despite his comments encouraging supporters to march on the Capitol and praise for them while they were still carrying out the assault.
WASHINGTON — Republican opposition to impeaching President Donald Trump began crumbling at the party’s upper echelons on Tuesday as the No. 3 House GOP leader said she would vote to impeach Trump.
FRANKFURT, Germany — Europe’s push into electric cars is gathering speed — despite the pandemic.
Antonio Bruce Cosma, 84, of Kailua-Kona died Jan. 4 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Hana, Maui, he was a journeyman carpenter, a carpenter for Cliff Pouton Builders, a construction worker for Glover Construction Company and Hawaii Dredging Construction Company, worked for Hicks Homes Builders, and owned Cosma’s Carpentry Services. Services at a later date. Survived by wife, Carilynne Cosma of Kailua-Kona; sons, Anthony (Denise) Cosma of Kalaoa and Harry (Doreen) Kapea of Dallas; daughters, Pixie (Melvin) Flores and Tracey Cosma-Carvalho of Kailua-Kona; brothers, Marion (Nancy) Cosma of Lahaina, Maui and Francis (Ella) Cosma of Wailuku, Maui; 10 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
WASHINGTON — Amid worry about renewed violence on Inauguration Day, the military’s top leaders issued a written reminder to all service members Tuesday that the deadly insurrection at the Capitol last week was an anti-democratic, criminal act, and that the right to free speech gives no one the right to commit violence.
HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii development organization will seek $10 million in funding to hire a private company and do other work necessary for the redevelopment of Aloha Stadium, a move that sidesteps what could have been a costly halt to the project.