Officials say the U.S. Navy will comply with Hawaii's order to remove fuel from a massive underground storage tank facility blamed for contaminating the Navy's drinking water system.
First responders, hospitals, schools and government agencies have employed an all-hands-on-deck approach to keep the public safe, but they are worried how much longer they can keep it up.
The COVID-19 surge that is sending hospitalizations to all-time highs in parts of the South is also clobbering states that were once seen as pandemic success stories.
The surge in COVID-19 infections across the U.S. has caused a shortage of nurses and other front-line staff in virus hot spots that can no longer keep up with the flood of unvaccinated patients.
Hospital records provided by a lawyer representing the family of a 16-year-old boy killed by Honolulu police show the teen arrived at an emergency room with gunshot wounds to the back of his head and to his shoulders.
Police in Hawaii are cracking down on rogue tourists who are visiting beaches, riding personal watercraft, and generally flouting strict requirements that they quarantine for 14 days after arriving.
Hawaii officials are having police leave a mountain where protesters are blocking construction of a giant telescope because the project isn't moving forward for now.
The commander of Navy Region Hawaii, Rear Adm. Robert Chadwick, said he didn’t know the motive behind the shooting.
Hawaii Gov. David Ige has signed an emergency proclamation giving law enforcement more options to end the blockade.
Scientists hope the massive telescope they planned for the site will help them peer back to the time just after the Big Bang, but some Native Hawaiians consider the land holy.
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