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What You Need to Know About the Coronavirus and Hawai‘i

A couple visiting Hawaiʻi from Japan developed COVID-19 after returning home. This new respiratory virus, first identified in Wuhan, China has killed more than 1,775 and sickened more than 71,429, mostly in China.
2020.02.14 02:44 PM

HONOLULU Looks Back at the 1955 Narcissus Festival

“One of Hawai‘i’s most colorful events.”
2020.02.13 07:00 AM

Sour Poi Awards: Looking Back on the Best of the Worst News in Hawai‘i from 2019

The offbeat, obscure and outrageous.
2020.02.10 10:00 AM

Fear of the New Coronavirus Has Sent Mask Sales Soaring Across the World

Hawai‘i residents and travelers are looking for protection. Here’s what you should know before you buy masks.
2020.02.07 05:50 PM

Afterthoughts: Google Maps Can’t Keep Up with the Rapidly Changing Face of Honolulu

Takin’ it to the streets.
2020.02.04 01:26 PM

Proposed 2021 Shutdown of the Blaisdell Center Delayed

Why the mayor says the big project to renovate the concert hall and arena have been put on hold.
2020.02.03 02:53 PM

Entomologist Cynthia King is Tasked With Protecting Hawai‘i’s Biodiversity

She started the first state insectary, established to propagate native rare invertebrates and other of Hawai‘i’s smallest and most overlooked species, including our state insect, the Kamehameha butterfly.
2020.01.21 07:54 PM

Eyewitness Account of Deadly Chaos That Left Two Officers Dead in a Diamond Head Neighborhood

Senior editor Don Wallace’s first-person account about the morning on Hibiscus Drive when police officers were shot and fire spread from house to house.
2020.01.21 10:00 AM

Can Telemedicine Save the Medical Care Crisis in Hawai‘i?

All ideas are on the table, including shorter and less rigorous training for some doctors. But time and money are running out.
2020.01.10 07:44 PM

Three Lunar Eclipses Will Occur in 2020; Hawai‘i Will See Two of Them

Don’t bother setting your alarm for Jan. 10’s eclipse. Here is when you should be looking at the moon.
2020.01.09 12:10 PM

Thermal Stress, Skeeters and Salmonella: Hawai‘i’s 2020 Health Forecast

Health Department director Bruce Anderson on what climate change could have in store for us.
2020.01.09 11:04 AM

Queen Kapi‘olani’s Coronation Gown Has Been Recreated in Time for the Anniversary of the Royal Event

Fit for a queen.
2020.01.02 04:31 PM