A third wrongful death lawsuit has been filed in connection with a COVID-19 outbreak at Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home in Hilo that has killed 27 residents.
Beginning Thursday, those who do not want to be subject to the state’s 14-day mandatory travelers quarantine must take an approved COVID-19 test within 72 hours prior to departure from the final leg of travel (children younger than 5 will not be required to take a test).
Premiere Medical Group performed an additional 151 COVID-19 tests Saturday during a second round of testing related to a positive case at Liberty Dialysis in Hilo earlier this month.
CORRECTION: A previous version of this story reported incorrectly that all trials would be postponed until after Sept. 14. That applies only to Oahu district courts and isn’t applicable to Big Island courtrooms. The Tribune-Herald regrets the error.
The former financial officer of Kua O Ka La Public Charter School who admitted she embezzled $628,835 from the school throughout a seven-year period was sentenced to five years in prison.
It’s official. There will be no college volleyball in Hawaii the remainder of the year.
A Kamehameha Schools representative said Thursday that the dispute with the operators of the Volcano Golf and Country Club could be resolved soon.
The results of a March survey of Hawaii residents purports to show that supporters of the Thirty Meter Telescope project outnumber opponents by a nearly 2-to-1 margin.
The Hawaii County Council voted in support of a resolution to award a $50,000 grant to a Puna nonprofit to reopen access to Puna farms isolated by lava.