Dirty money: Ex-lawmaker gets 2 years for cesspool bribes
A former Hawaii lawmaker has been sentenced to two years in prison in a federal corruption case that’s drawn attention to a perennial problem in the islands: the tens of thousands of cesspools that release 50 million gallons of raw sewage into the state’s pristine waters every day.
Wife of defense contractor claims stolen ID is her real name
The wife of a U.S. defense contractor, who together are charged in Hawaii federal court with stealing the identities of two deceased Texas infants and living under their names for three decades, says she's not the person prosecutors say she is.
NCAA approves late addition to bowl lineup, 42nd game
The NCAA football oversight committee on Thursday approved a waiver to the deadline for bowl certification so another game can be added to this season’s lineup, upping the total to 42 and ensuring all teams that finished 6-6 can play in the postseason.
Tourist who wrote ‘Maderna’ on COVID-19 vaccination card wanted after skipping Hawaii Zoom hearing
A Hawaii judge issued a bench warrant for an Illinois woman after she failed to appear for a virtual court hearing Wednesday following her arrest for an alleged fake COVID-19 vaccination card that misspelled Moderna as “Maderna.”
Jill Biden calls on unvaccinated in Hawaii to get shots
First lady Jill Biden visited a pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Waipahu, Hawaii, on Sunday to encourage unvaccinated Hawaiians to get their shots as the delta variant surges through much of the U_S_ Biden in remarks at the pop-clinic at Waipahu High School said the virus has become “more contagious than ever” and urged the unvaccinated to “help us move past this virus once and for all.”.