News Archive for September 25, 2020

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Lt. Gov. Josh Green reports 3 more coronavirus-related deaths and 70 new infections statewide

Green said there are now 2,202 active cases in Hawaii, and that today’s 70 new positive results came from 1,963 tests for a positivity rate of 3.6%.
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                                Dr. Sean Conley, physician to President Donald Trump, and other doctors, arrive to brief reporters at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., today.




Trump’s doctor’s comments on COVID-19 symptoms, care spark confusion

For the second day in a row, the Navy commander in charge of President Donald Trump’s care left the world wondering: Just how sick is the president?
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                                A shopper walks by one of several vacant retail spaces among the outlet shops in Freeport, Maine, in September.




Long-term jobless caught in a squeeze that imperils recovery

Millions of Americans in the industries hit hardest by the viral pandemic face a similar plight: their unemployment has stretched from weeks into months, and it’s become painfully unclear when, if ever, their jobs will come back.
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                                Actor Daniel Craig poses for the media as he arrives for the German premiere of the James Bond movie “Spectre” in Berlin, Germany, in 2015.




James Bond film ‘No Time To Die’ pushed again, to 2021

The release of the James Bond film “No Time To Die” has been delayed again, this time to 2021, because of the effects of COVID-19 on the theatrical business.
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                                Japanese fashion designer Kenzo Takada poses outside his Paris house in 2009.




Fashion designer Kenzo Takada dies from COVID-19 at 81

Kenzo Takada, the iconic Franco-Japanese fashion designer famed for his jungle-infused designs and free-spirited aesthetic that channeled global travel, has died. He was 81.
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                                Paramedics attend a youth who fell to the Mapocho river from a bridge during a police charge on protesters in Santiago, Chile, on Friday. The incident unleashed a wave of criticism against police for the repression during demonstrations and the government repudiated the acts of violence condemning “categorically any action that violates human rights.”




Police officer in Chile accused of throwing teen from bridge

Authorities in Chile have arrested a police officer who allegedly threw a teen-ager from a bridge into a river bed during a protest.
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                                Nissan Stadium, home of the Tennessee Titans, is shown on Sept. 29 in Nashville, Tenn. The Titans suspended in-person activities through Friday after the NFL says three Titans players and five personnel tested positive for the coronavirus, becoming the first COVID-19 outbreak of the NFL season in Week 4.




Source says Titans have 2 new positives, none for rest of NFL

Another Tennessee Titans player and another staff member have tested positive for the coronavirus, while the rest of the NFL returned no new positives today, a person familiar with the situation told the Associated Press.
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                                Iowa State running back Breece Hall (28) scores on an 8-yard touchdown run ahead of Oklahoma defensive back Pat Fields (10) during the second half an NCAA college football game Saturday in Ames, Iowa. Iowa State won 37-30.




AP Top 25: Oklahoma, UCF out; BYU up; Iowa State back in

Oklahoma dropped out of the Associated Press college football poll for the first time since September 2016 and No. 24 Iowa State jumped back into the Top 25 after a day of upsets.
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                                Ultra-Orthodox Jews pray and hold the four items used as a symbol on the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, as they keep social distancing and separated by plastic partitions during the current nationwide lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic in the Orthodox Jewish neighborhood of Mea Shearim in Jerusalem, today.




Italy considers mask mandate for outdoors

The Italian government is weighing whether to require masks outdoors nationwide amid a steady, nine-week increase in coronavirus infections.
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                                A woman and a group of young children cross a busy street in the Midwood neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York on Sept. 28.




NYC seeks to reinstate coronavirus restrictions in some areas

New York City’s mayor says he has asked the state for permission to close schools and reinstate restrictions on nonessential businesses in several neighborhoods because of a resurgence of the coronavirus.
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                                A firefighter walks a path as the Glass Fire burns along Highway 29 in Calistoga, Calif., on Thursday.




Record-breaking California wildfires surpass 4M acres

Deadly wildfires in California have burned more than 4 million acres this year — more than double the previous record for the most land burned in a single year in the state.
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                                Kaori Timbresa, right, and Jeff Chang, left, went wingfoiling recently at Waialae Beach Park.






Wingfoiling is the latest craze in watersports

Its popularity has been literally soaring in Hawaii’s waters over the last year as people have found a new sense of freedom and fun in the sport.
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                                In this image from video, President Donald Trump drives past supporters gathered outside Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., today. Trump was admitted to the hospital after contracting COVID-19.




Trump declares ‘I get it,’ then briefly leaves hospital

Two days after being hospitalized with COVID-19, President Donald Trump declared, “I get it,” in a message to the nation before briefly leaving the hospital, a move that again showed his willingness to disregard basic precautions.
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Television and radio — Oct. 4, 2020

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Hawaii Real Estate Sales: Aug. 31-Sept. 4, 2020

Derived from the state conveyance tax data. Information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Read more






Vital statistics: Sept. 25 to Oct. 1, 2020

Each week, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser publishes Oahu statistics for marriage licenses and birth certificates filed with the state Department of Health’s Vital Statistics System. The dates indicate when the information was filed. Read more

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                                Teachers and students from Maunawili Elementary School helped pull weeds and plant kalo as they learned about Kupa ‘Aina farm.






Kailua farm receives funding to continue work to heal people, land

Kupa ‘Aina farm, which grows kalo and provides experiential learning on five acres of reclaimed pasture neighboring the Hawaii Youth Correctional Facility in Kailua, has received $15,000 from the Omidyar ‘Ohana.
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                                HART executive director Andrew Robbins.






David Shapiro: Just when Oahu rail can’t get any worse, it always does

The best way to describe the latest unraveling of Honolulu’s $9.2 billion rail debacle is to take liberty with a Bob Dylan title and call it “Tangled Up in Poo.”
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