According to Hawaii County Civil Defense, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center on Oahu reports an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.0 occurred at about 11:25 a.m. Hawaii time in the vicinity of Punta De Burica, Panama.
Police are seeking the public’s assistance to locate 31-year-old Bronson Rodney Amaral, whom they said should be considered armed and dangerous.
Candy Alvarado, 59, of Pahoa died July 6 at home. Born in Oahu, she was a retired health aide at Connections Public Charter School in Hilo. Services noon-4 p.m. Saturday, July 31, at Wailoa State Recreation Area in Hilo. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Survived by husband, Alipio Alvarado of Pahoa; son, Glenn Mansanas II of Aiea, Oahu; daughters, Fairlene Naone of Kailua, Oahu, Rene Pagaoa of Kaneohe, Oahu, Lorraine Mansanas of Volcano, Jacqueline Mansanas of Honolulu, Rowena Mansanas of Keaau and Jaymee Mansanas of Lynnwood, Wash.; 18 grandchildren. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
For his selfless work making Hawaii Island a safer place for keiki, police Detective Gavin Kagimoto was honored with the Haweo Award during a ceremony held at County Council chambers in Hilo on July 6.
NEW DELHI — India’s excess deaths during the coronavirus pandemic could be a staggering 10 times the official COVID-19 toll, likely making it modern India’s worst human tragedy, according to the most comprehensive research yet on the ravages of the virus in the South Asian country.
The number of nonresident military families and students to be extracted from population counts before state House and Senate seats are allocated to islands is down significantly from the 2010 census, a factor that could affect the distribution of legislative seats for the coming decade.
Students in Wichita, Kansas, public schools can ditch the masks when classes begin. Detroit public schools will probably require them unless everyone in a room is vaccinated. In Pittsburgh, masks will likely be required regardless of vaccination status. And in some states, schools cannot mandate face coverings under any circumstances.
Gov. David Ige said Tuesday it’s not yet time to roll back government-imposed coronavirus-related restrictions on restaurants and other businesses.