‘Imiloa prepares for reopening

It was quiet inside ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center last week as the facility continues to weather a 15-month shutdown due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

As COVID-19 cases wane, vaccine-lagging areas still see risk

JACKSON, Miss. — New COVID-19 cases are declining across most of the country, even in some states with vaccine-hesitant populations. But almost all states bucking that trend have lower-than-average vaccination rates, and experts warn that relief from the pandemic could be fleeting in regions where few people get inoculated.

After G-7, Biden says he’s reestablishing US credibility

NEWQUAY, England — President Joe Biden on Sunday said the United States had restored its presence on the world stage as he used his first overseas trip since taking office to connect with a new generation of leaders from some of the world’s most powerful countries and more closely unite allies on addressing the coronavirus pandemic and China’s trade and labor practices.

More HCCC inmates test positive

Nearly 200 inmates at Hawaii Community Correctional Center have so far tested positive for COVID-19 in an ongoing outbreak that began last month.

G-7 nations gather to pledge 1B vaccine doses for world

CARBIS BAY, England — World leaders from the Group of Seven industrialized nations are set to commit at their summit to share at least 1 billion coronavirus shots with struggling countries around the world — half the doses coming from the U.S. and 100 million from the U.K.