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 2021-03-03 00:00 

Hawaii News Now

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Budget nominee Tanden withdraws nomination amid opposition...

President Joe Biden's pick to head the Office of Management and Budget, Neera Tanden, has withdrawn her nomination after she faced opposition from key Democratic and Republican senators for her controversial tweets....

 2021-03-02 23:45 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

HSTA says it is time for superintendent Christina Kishimoto to go...

The Hawaii State Teachers Association this morning said it opposes the renewal of superintendent Christina Kishimoto's contract and intends to testify against doing so to the Board of Education this week....

 2021-03-02 23:37 

Big Island Now

Kaua'i Seeks to Rejoin State's Safe Travels Program...

Kaua'i's mayor seeks to rejoin the state's Safe Travels program for incoming travelers in April....

 2021-03-02 23:31 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

FBI director warns of increasing threat of white extremists...

FBI Director Christopher Wray testified before U.S. Senators Tuesday for the first time since the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol, saying the agency is working tireless to arrest those involved but......

 2021-03-02 23:17 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

US Supreme Court justices finish questioning in major voting rights case...

U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday began hearing arguments on the legality of two Republican-backed voting restrictions in Arizona in a case that could further weaken the Voting Rights Act, a l......

 2021-03-02 23:15 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Witnesses to assault of officer at Waimanalo convenience store asked to come forward...

Honolulu police and CrimeStoppers are asking for help in finding witnesses to an assault Monday on a police officer at a Waimanalo convenience store....

 2021-03-02 23:07 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

'Space hurricane' spotted above Earth for first time ever...

A space hurricane has been observed for the first time in the upper atmosphere of earth, finally confirming the existence of the eye-catching phenomenon....

 2021-03-02 23:00 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Gov. Ige signs bill aimed at rolling back employers unemployment tax rate...

A bill that aims to roll back an increase to the amount of unemployment tax state employers are required to pay was approved and signed by Governor David Ige Tuesday afternoon....

 2021-03-02 23:00 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Hilton Hawaiian Village restarting Waikiki Starlight Luau...

Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort will restart its Waikiki Starlight Luau on the Beachfront Great Lawn Friday....

 2021-03-02 22:59 

Hawaii News Now

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Coming this weekend: Disney's 'Raya and the Last Dragon'...

The fantasy adventure finds a lone warrior, Raya, on a mission to track down a dragon who has the powers to stop an evil invader and save humanity....

 2021-03-02 22:55 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

VIDEO: Mayor Rick Blangiardi to discuss next fiscal budget for Honolulu...

City and County of Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi will hold a news conference at 1 p.m. today to provide more details about the upcoming budget for fiscal year 2022....

 2021-03-02 22:52 

Hawaii News Now

[ KGMB/KHNL ]

LIVE: Governor, labor director hold news conference on unemployment system...

The two are expected to face significant questions about ongoing problems with the unemployment system, which continues to struggle to deliver jobless benefits to thousands....

 2021-03-02 22:52 

Hawaii News Now

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LIVE: Honolulu's mayor to discuss city budget for upcoming fiscal year...

The city is facing a growing budget crisis amid the pandemic, which has forced tens of thousands onto the unemployment rolls....

 2021-03-02 22:51 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

State helps disabled community affected by pandemic...

The pandemic has affected all of us, including the disabled community. But the State Dept. of Health is helping. Mary Brogan, the administrator for the State Dept. of Health's Developmental D......

 2021-03-02 22:45 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Twitter cracks down on COVID vaccine misinformation...

SAN FRANCISCO > > Twitter says it has begun labeling tweets that include misleading information about COVID-19 vaccines and using a "strike system" to eventually remove accounts that repeatedly violate its rules....

 2021-03-02 22:43 

Hawaii News Now

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Florida nurse returns home after being paralyzed from rare COVID-19-related infection...

A Florida nurse is back home after a rare infection left him paralyzed....

 2021-03-02 22:40 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi to discuss city budget for 2022...

Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi will be holding a press conference at 1 p.m. Tuesday to discuss the city budget for 2022....

 2021-03-02 22:36 

Big Island Now

Big Island Town Hall With Sen. San Buenaventura...

Senator Joy San Buenaventura announced she will be hosting a virtual town hall on Tuesday, March 2,...

 2021-03-02 22:35 

Hawaii News Now

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Kauai seeks to welcome out-of-state visitors again through Safe Travels program...

Kauai Mayor Derek Kawakami said he is making the decision because of the fast pace of vaccination distributions on the island. He said by April he's confidence hospitality workers will be vaccinated....

 2021-03-02 22:26 

Hawaii News Now

[ KGMB/KHNL ]

Texas and other states ease COVID-19 rules despite warnings...

U.S. cases have plunged more than 70% over the past two months from an average of nearly 250,000 new infections a day, while average deaths per day have plummeted about 40% since mid-January....

 2021-03-02 22:24 

Big Island Now

DOH Reports 35 New COVID-19 Cases Statewide...

The Hawai'i Department of Health reported 35 new cases of coronavirus Tuesday, raising the statewide total to 27,623....

 2021-03-02 22:23 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Biden involved with Senate Dems to pass $1.9T relief package...

The White House said Biden is personally involved in the negotiations to ensure every Senate Democrat supports the $1.9 trillion emergency aid package. Democrats can't afford to lose a single......

 2021-03-02 22:22 

Hawaii News Now

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Biden to prioritize vaccinating school teachers...

President Biden said his goal is for every pre-kindergarten through 12th grade educator, school staff member and childcare worker to receive at least one shot by the end of March....

 2021-03-02 22:16 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Third stimulus check calculator: How much will you get?...

As Washington negotiates a third stimulus check as part of the Biden administration's $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill, people are already trying to calculate how much they might receive....

 2021-03-02 22:13 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Can't find the Amazon app icon on your phone? That's because it got a makeover...

(NEXSTAR) — The next time you need to search Amazon for dish soap, a mop you can strap to your baby, or a hoodie with a pouch for your cat, the search will begin with a hunt for the app on yo......

 2021-03-02 22:10 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Coronavirus: DOH reports 35 new cases, brings state total to 27,623...

The Hawaii Department of Health reported 35 new COVID-19 cases on Mar. 2. There are 18 new coronavirus cases on Oahu, 12 on Maui, three on the Big Island and two out of state. That brings the state......

 2021-03-02 22:07 

Hawaii News Now

[ KGMB/KHNL ]

Hawaii reports 35 new COVID cases; no additional fatalities...

There have been 647 new cases in the islands in the last 14 days....

 2021-03-02 22:05 

West Hawaii Today

Three new COVID-19 cases reported on Big Island...

The Big Island's COVID-19 case count increased by three Tuesday, bringing the total number of cases to 2,248....

 2021-03-02 22:05 

West Hawaii Today

Colorado hunter banned from 48 states after poaching spree...

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A hunter from Colorado Springs has been permanently banned from hunting in 48 states, including Colorado, after he pleaded guilty to several poaching charges across the state....

 2021-03-02 22:05 

West Hawaii Today

Man wanted in connection with 2020 fatal crash arrested...

A man wanted for skipping a court hearing in a manslaughter case is in police custody and facing an array of new charges....

 2021-03-02 22:05 

West Hawaii Today

Hilo man facing theft charges following shoplifting incidents...

A 28-year-old Hilo man is facing charges for allegedly shoplifting items from three stores in Hilo last month....

 2021-03-02 22:05 

West Hawaii Today

Editorial: Treating mentally ill accused felons will save money and prevent new crimes...

The Los Angeles County jail is filled with hundreds of inmates accused of crimes but too mentally ill to understand the charges against them or assist in their own defense. Being incompetent to stand trial, they burn through county taxpayers' money as...

 2021-03-02 21:59 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Engine fires in nearly 1.9M Toyota RAV4 SUVs investigated...

The U.S. government is investigating complaints of engine compartment fires in nearly 1.9 million Toyota RAV4 small SUVs....

 2021-03-02 21:59 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

HSTA to urge BOE not to renew Superintendent Kishimoto's contract...

The Hawaii State Teachers Association has unanimously voted to ask the Board of Education not to renew Superintendent Christina Kishimoto contract....

 2021-03-02 21:55 

West Hawaii Today

Bill would eliminate agribusiness development group...

HONOLULU — A bill in the state Legislature would disband the state's Agribusiness Development Corporation and transfer its resources to the state Department of Agriculture....

 2021-03-02 21:55 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Hawaii reports 35 new coronavirus cases, bringing state's total to 27,623...

Hawaii Department of Health officials today reported 35 new coronavirus infections, bringing the state's total since the start of the pandemic to 27,623 cases....

 2021-03-02 21:52 

Hawaii News Now

[ KGMB/KHNL ]

Watch 'This is Now': US will be able to vaccinate all adults by end of May, Biden says...

Watch "This is Now" live from the HNN Digital Center weekdays on KHNL or across Hawaii News Now's platforms online and on mobile....

 2021-03-02 21:42 

Hawaii News Now

[ KGMB/KHNL ]

No. 5 ranked UH beach volleyball unveils 2021 schedule...

The University of Hawaii beach volleyball team released their 2021 slate of games, with first-year head coach Angelica Ljungqvist set to lead the BeachBows starting on March 22nd....

 2021-03-02 21:41 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Celebrating Our Kupuna: Ricalda Crowell...

We want to recognize a special kupuna named Ricalda Crowell who just turned 101 years old....

 2021-03-02 21:35 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Celebrating Our Kupuna: Pearl Ching...

We want to recognize a special kupuna named Pearl Ching who just turned 90 years old....

 2021-03-02 21:29 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Celebrating Our Kupuna: Virginia Leano...

We want to recognize a special kupuna named Virginia Leano who just turned 75 years old....

 2021-03-02 21:29 

Big Island Now

Mass COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics Underway on Big Island...

Mass vaccination for COVID-19 has begun on the Big Island....

 2021-03-02 21:29 

Hawaii News Now

[ KGMB/KHNL ]

Boy Scouts submit reorganization plan to bankruptcy court...

The plan was filed Monday, even though the BSA remains in intense negotiations with insurers over sexual abuse claims....

 2021-03-02 21:25 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Celebrating Our Kupuna: Ernesto Leano...

We want to recognize a special kupuna named Ernesto Leano who just turned 81 years old....

 2021-03-02 21:20 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Police continue search for escaped Big Island woman...

Hawaii Island police are seeking the public's assistance in locating a 24-year-old woman who escaped from police custody in February....

 2021-03-02 21:05 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

50-year-old man involved in a moped crash in the Waimanalo area...

A man is in critical condition following a moped crash in the Waimanalo area on Monday night. According to police, a 2020 Yongfu moped that was being operated by a 50-year-old male, was traveling n......

 2021-03-02 21:00 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Coronavirus variant races through Italy, especially among children...

ROME > > The variant of the coronavirus discovered in Britain is prevalent among Italy's infected schoolchildren and is helping to fuel a "robust" uptick in the curve of COVID-19 contagion in the country, the health minister said today....

 2021-03-02 20:58 

Big Island Now

Kona Man Faces 'Ghost Gun' Violation Among Array of Firearm, Drug Offenses...

A wanted Kona man located in Puna is now facing an array of drug and firearm-related offenses....

 2021-03-02 20:57 

Hawaii News Now

[ KGMB/KHNL ]

CDC to release guidance for people vaccinated against COVID...

A CDC official says the agency will put out the details once they're finalized later this week....

 2021-03-02 20:55 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Police search for driver of white SUV in Kalihi hit-and-run that seriously injured bicyclist...

A male bicyclist was taken to the hospital in serious condition after being struck by a white SUV at a Kalihi intersection late Monday morning....

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