Public viewing at palace for ‘last Hawaiian princess’

HONOLULU (AP) — The casket bearing the 96-year-old heiress long considered the last Hawaiian princess went on public display Sunday in the downtown Honolulu palace that benefited from her wealth. Abigail Kinoiki Kekaulike Kawānanakoa’s casket, handcrafted from a 165-year-old koa tree that fell during a 2021 storm on the Big Island, arrived at ʻIolani Palace … Read more

As new pandemic records are broken, HNN spoke with people on what should be done

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – As the pandemic enters its third year, are people still motivated to follow daily precautions to protect themselves and others? Hawaii News Now went to Magic Island and spoke with 10 people about vaccines, mandates, and how people felt about the increase in cases. Then a respected epidemiologist reacted to his opinions. … Read more

Many frustrated as major COVID testing sites close last minute due to ‘inclement weather’

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – Cars stopped at the Neal Blaisdell Center and Waikiki Shell on New Years Eve morning for their COVID testing appointments, only to be greeted by an empty lot. Capture Diagnostics, a contractor for the National Kidney Foundation, said that due to inclement weather expected over the next few days, some test sites … Read more