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 2020-04-03 17:35 

Big Island Now

BOE Approves Request to Modify High School Graduation Requirements...

The Board of Education (BOE) unanimously voted to approve the Hawaii State Department of Education's (HIDOE) request to modify high school graduation and commencement requirements for the graduating class of 2020....

 2020-04-03 17:25 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

New York governor to seize ventilators for NYC as hospitals buckle under coronavirus crisis...

NEW YORK > > With coronavirus deaths surging in New York, the governor announced today he will use his authority to seize ventilators and protective gear from private hospitals and companies that aren't using them, complaining that states are competin...

 2020-04-03 17:23 

Hawaii News Now

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Target to limit customers in stores, give employees face masks and gloves...

Target is implementing new safety measures starting Saturday, and it may impact your shopping experience at the retailer....

 2020-04-03 17:14 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Target to limit number of customers in stores starting Saturday...

MINNEAPOLIS — Target stores nationwide will limit the number of guests allowed at any one time starting on Saturday. The goal is to maintain social distancing and slow or stop the spread of C......

 2020-04-03 17:07 

Maui News

Man is arrested for rule violation...

WAILUKU — A man who was reported to be yelling and swearing at people in Kihei was arrested Wednesday for violating public health emergency rules, as the total number of citations issued for such violations increased to 53.People have been calling t...

 2020-04-03 17:07 

Maui News

Woman on a mission to make masks...

Jennie Ben-Dayan, known on Facebook as "Maui Mask Lady," has been busy sewing hundreds of fabric masks from morning to night since March 22 at her studio in Makawao."I don't even know what day it is," the out-of-work licensed nail tech...

 2020-04-03 17:07 

Maui News

Molokai has first COVID-19 patient...

Molokai logged its first positive COVID-19 case, a concerning development for the rural island community where Maui County Mayor Michael Victorino and state health officials had hoped to keep free from the virus.The case involved an adult man, who had a h...

 2020-04-03 17:07 

Maui News

Mauians answering call to make PPE...

Maui residents are stepping up in droves and answering the call to make personal protective equipment, like face masks and shields, for health care professionals on the front lines of the coronavirus battle and for the protection of others in the communit...

 2020-04-03 16:48 

Big Island Now

First COVID-19 Case Reported on Moloka'i...

The Hawai'i Department of Health confirmed its first case of COVID-19 on Moloka'i....

 2020-04-03 16:45 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Local newspapers are facing their own coronavirus crisis...

NEW YORK > > Just when Americans need it most, a U.S. newspaper industry already under stress is facing an unprecedented new challenge....

 2020-04-03 16:44 

Hawaii News Now

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Hobby Lobby stores in Dallas forced to close after resisting coronavirus executive order...

Deputies delivered a warning directly to Hobby Lobby stores in Dallas, causing business at one Hobby Lobby to halt abruptly....

 2020-04-03 16:39 

KHON

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Florida finally takes cruise passengers, some on stretchers...

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Passengers from an ill-fated cruise were carefully freed from their cabins and allowed to touch dry land on Friday for the first time in weeks, following the removal of......

 2020-04-03 16:26 

Hawaii News Now

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UN: 11 countries considering global cease-fire...

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on all governments, groups and people with influence "to urge and pressure combatants around the world to put down their arms."...

 2020-04-03 16:23 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Social Scene: Staying Healthy while Social Distancing...

HONOLULU (KHON2) — On social media, we've been seeing a lot of posts on how people are spending their time during this stay-at-home order. Like a ton of food pictures and video going vi......

 2020-04-03 16:20 

Big Island Now

Special Master Appointed to Address Concerns of Overcrowded Jails Amid Pandemic...

The Hawai'i Supreme Court has appointed a Special Master in response to the State Office of the Public Defender's request to release more prisoners....

 2020-04-03 16:14 

Hawaii News Now

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US flu activity drops sharply; death toll holds at 24K...

While the U.S. flu season is ebbing, it's still not over....

 2020-04-03 16:00 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Dr. Fauci's face will soon be on a bobblehead...

MILWAUKEE > > The United States' top infectious disease specialist is getting his own bobblehead....

 2020-04-03 15:30 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

NYC mayor urges national enlistment program for doctors...

NEW YORK > > New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio called today for a national enlistment program for doctors and nurses to handle an expected surge in coronavirus cases in New York and other places around the country where virus cases are straining existing...

 2020-04-03 15:27 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

'Lean On Me,' 'Lovely Day' singer Bill Withers dies at 81...

(AP) — Singer Bill Withers has died. He wrote and sang a string of soulful songs in the 1970s that have stood the test of time, including "Lean on Me," "Lovely Day" an......

 2020-04-03 15:19 

Hawaii News Now

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Hospitals cancel surgeries, ration care as influx of coronavirus patients continues...

With so many medical resources being diverted to the coronavirus, doctors are having to make choices about who gets care and who does not....

 2020-04-03 15:14 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Light and variable winds, with wet conditions expected for this weekend...

HONOLULU (KHON2) — An area of low pressure northwest of the state and a ridge of high pressure to the east will keep a light wind regime in place across the islands through early next week. S......

 2020-04-03 15:02 

Hawaii News Now

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Terri Clark, Lauren Alaina, Ashley McBryde to perform Saturday at Grand Ole Opry. Here's how you can watch....

It will be an all-female lineup as the Grand Ole Opry continues to broadcast live performances during the coronavirus pandemic at its empty venue....

 2020-04-03 15:00 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

'Lean On Me,' 'Lovely Day' singer Bill Withers dies at 81...

Bill Withers, who wrote and sang a string of soulful songs in the 1970s that have stood the test of time, including " Lean on Me, " "Lovely Day" and "Ain't No Sunshine," has died from heart complications, his family said in a s...

 2020-04-03 14:54 

Hawaii News Now

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Oprah, DiCaprio, others launch $12M coronavirus relief food fund...

America's Food Fund said Thursday that the monies will be aimed to help low-income families, the elderly, individuals facing job disruptions and children who rely on school lunch programs....

 2020-04-03 14:46 

Hawaii News Now

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Navy hopes to build major development near Pearl Harbor base...

The U.S. Navy has announced plans for a major housing and commercial development near its Pearl Harbor base in Hawaii....

 2020-04-03 14:45 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

U.S. sheds most jobs in a decade, ending record hiring streak...

WASHINGTON > > A record-long streak of U.S. job growth ended suddenly in March after nearly a decade as employers slashed hundreds of thousands of jobs because of the viral outbreak that has all but shut down the U.S. economy. The unemployment rate jumped...

 2020-04-03 14:37 

Hawaii News Now

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Nearly 25% of Hawaii's workers apply for unemployment...

Nearly one-quarter of Hawaii's workers applied for unemployment benefits last month as social distancing measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus socked the economy....

 2020-04-03 14:23 

Hawaii News Now

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Forecast: Light winds, possible thunderstorms to persist through the weekend...

A storm northwest of the state will push away the high pressure fan so a light wind pattern will remain through early next week....

 2020-04-03 14:12 

Hawaii News Now

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'Lean On Me,' 'Lovely Day' singer Bill Withers dies at 81...

The three-time Grammy Award winner, who withdrew from making music in the mid-1980s, died on Monday in Los Angeles, the statement said....

 2020-04-03 14:00 

Big Island Now

April 03, 2020 Weather Forecast...

There are no active watches, warnings or advisories Our weather team will bring you any urgent weather alerts or updates as they occur. Check our breaking news section for the latest. Hilo Overnight: Isolated showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. ...

 2020-04-03 14:00 

Big Island Now

April 03, 2020 Surf Forecast...

Our weather team will bring you any urgent weather alerts or updates as they occur. Check our breaking news section for the latest. North East am pm Surf: Minimal surf (ankle or less) for the morning with a waist to stomach high ENE short period wind swel...

 2020-04-03 13:29 

Hawaii News Now

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Forecast: Light winds with possible thunderstorms to persist through the weekend...
 2020-04-03 13:23 

Hawaii News Now

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Latest Hawaii news, sports, business and entertainment at 3:20 a.m. HAST...

Latest Hawaii news, sports, business and entertainment at 3:20 a.m. HAST...

 2020-04-03 13:18 

Hawaii News Now

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Florida finally takes passengers of coronavirus-stricken cruise ship, some on stretchers...

The exodus from the Zaandaam and its sister ship the Rotterdam was expected to continue throughout the day. Floridians were getting off first, followed by other passengers....

 2020-04-03 13:05 

Hawaii News Now

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Disney Plus releases 2 new nature films on Friday...

Disney released two new nature films on its streaming platform Friday, "Elephant" and "Dolphin Reef."...

 2020-04-03 11:51 

Hawaii News Now

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Global stocks down with US jobs, oil rally in focus...

Some markets followed Wall Street higher after President Donald Trump said on Twitter he expected major oil producers Saudi Arabia and Russia to back away from their price-cutting war....

 2020-04-03 11:48 

Hawaii News Now

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Coronavirus survivor: 'In my blood, there may be answers'...

Doctors want to use blood plasma from recovered COVID-19 patients to treat the sick, giving them a dose of the immune system antibodies that fight the virus....

 2020-04-03 11:06 

Hawaii News Now

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After financial hit from coronavirus response, dairy farmers are adapting...

Of all the commodities impacted, milk has been one of the hardest hit....

 2020-04-03 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Television and radio April 3, 2020...

There are no live play-by-play sporting events scheduled on TV and radio....

 2020-04-03 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Scoreboard April 3, 2020...

TODAY / SATURDAY No major local events scheduled....

 2020-04-03 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

State records second death from COVID-19...

Little is known about the second death of a Hawaii resident from the COVID-19 coronavirus....

 2020-04-03 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Easter In The Park postponed...

The annual Easter In The Park at Cherry Blossom Park in Waimea is postponed....

 2020-04-03 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Coronavirus death totals are rising, but social distancing is working...

Nearly 5,000 Americans, including more than 1,900 New Yorkers, had died from the coronavirus as of Wednesday, serious milestones on a steep road with no exit ramp visible....

 2020-04-03 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

Obituaries: April 3, 2020...

Editor's note: Obituaries are published free of charge as a public service. Content is subject to editing for parity treatment and style continuity. Date of publication cannot be guaranteed. Memorial advertisements may be purchased through the newspap...

 2020-04-03 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

University of Hawaii baseball team loses starting center fielder after Matt Wong tears ACL...

Last month, the University of Hawaii baseball team lost its 2020 season to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, it has lost its starting center fielder for an indefinite period....

 2020-04-03 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Off the News: Keeping up with the scofflaws; University of Hawaii online classes a good deal...

Keeping up with the scofflaws...

 2020-04-03 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

Revised plan for auditions for 'The Laramie Project'...

The plan for auditions for Aloha Theatre's June production of The Laramie Project has been revised....

 2020-04-03 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Hawaii Supreme Court: No mass inmate release...

There will be no immediate mass release of inmates from county jails under a Hawaii Supreme Court order published Thursday, but intermittent inmates will be released while a special master studies the situation more fully....

 2020-04-03 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Editorial: Find new jobs for Hawaii's idle public workers...

It is downright disturbing and utterly unacceptable that the human resources director for Hawaii's government does not have good answers — let alone accurate counts — on how many state workers are getting paid to do nothing during the stat...

 2020-04-03 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

In Brief: April 3, 2020...

Economic, health crises grow as cases top 1M...

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