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Can you get a 3rd COVID-19 vaccine shot?

KHON2 Local News - Thu, 07/29/2021 - 08:24
As the delta variant spreads around the country, is it possible to get another shot to boost your immunity? Pfizer is seeking authorization for its third shot in August.
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'This would not have happened': Biles withdrawal draws comparisons to Strug gymnastics era

KHON2 Local News - Thu, 07/29/2021 - 08:09
Kerry Strug's injury-hampered 1996 gold medal vault is one of the most indelible moments in United States Olympic history, but would it have happened today? That's become a topic for debate in the wake of superstar Simone Biles withdrawing from the team competition and the individual all-around this week.
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Officials cancel Tsunami Watch for Hawaii after 8.2 earthquake off Alaska

KHON2 Local News - Wed, 07/28/2021 - 23:32
The National Weather Service canceled a Tsunami Watch for the State of Hawaii after an 8.2 magnitude earthquake struck off Alaska on Wednesday, July 28.
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Aloha Authentic: The Sport of Hawaiʻi

KHON2 Local News - Wed, 07/28/2021 - 22:59
KHON2’s weekly “Aloha Authentic” segment highlights various roadways across the pae ʻāina so the meaning of their names can be uncovered. It is time to bring attention to the beach.
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HFD airlifts 3 lost Florida women from Upper Waimano Trail

KHON2 Local News - Wed, 07/28/2021 - 22:35
HFD said the hikers, all in their 20s, were not injured and confirmed with officials that they left Waimano Falls and had followed the riverbed instead of the trail.
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Sen. Schatz's bill could improve street safety for pedestrians, cyclists

KHON2 Local News - Wed, 07/28/2021 - 22:02
Sen. Brian Schatz introduced a new bill on Wednesday, July 28, that would make streets safer for pedestrians and cyclists, as well as improve on-road safety standards nationwide.
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Hawaii teachers prepare for in-person classes but say some guidelines still unclear

KHON2 Local News - Wed, 07/28/2021 - 22:02
HONOLULU (KHON2) -- Wednesday marked the first official day teachers work. In less than a week, more than 170,000 students will be back on school campuses for in-person classes. Kipapa Elementary Kindergarten teacher Kristi Okura said she is eager for school to start. "I'm excited," Okura said. "A little nervous but excited for the most [...]
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‘This girl is fierce’: Cancer survivor, Hawaiian Airlines flight attendant dies in Alaska plane crash

KHON2 Local News - Wed, 07/28/2021 - 21:41
A Hawaiian Airlines flight attendant working toward her commercial pilot’s license is being remembered as a loving daughter and friend. McKenna Vierra, 27, was already a cancer survivor but on Monday, July 26, tragedy struck while she was on a trip to Alaska.
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Hawaiian hawk recovering after being shot by pellet gun on Hawaii Island

KHON2 Local News - Wed, 07/28/2021 - 21:27
An endemic bird is recovering after it was shot by a pellet gun on the Big Island.
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Runway repairs scheduled at Honolulu airport

KHON2 Local News - Wed, 07/28/2021 - 21:11
Airfield repairs will happen at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) beginning Monday, Aug. 2 to Friday, Aug. 6, according to the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) Airports Division.
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Intimate pop-up picnic businesses gaining popularity in Hawaii

KHON2 Local News - Wed, 07/28/2021 - 20:26
Many businesses were forced to close their doors and not offer in-person dining during the pandemic, temporarily leaving restaurant staff out of a job.
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Honolulu Police Activities League resumes after being on hold due to coronavirus

KHON2 Local News - Wed, 07/28/2021 - 20:25
The Honolulu Police Activities League (PAL) is back after being on hiatus for more than a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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9th Island Forecast August 28

KHON2 Local News - Wed, 07/28/2021 - 19:50
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Bob Odenkirk in stable condition after 'heart-related incident'

KHON2 Local News - Wed, 07/28/2021 - 19:04
“Better Call Saul” star Bob Odenkirk had a “heart-related incident” when he collapsed on the show's New Mexico set, and his condition is stable as he recovers at a hospital, his representatives said Wednesday.
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Sea Life Park to host 'Keiki Hero Con' in August

KHON2 Local News - Wed, 07/28/2021 - 18:55
Sea Life Park is telling its guests to save the date. On Saturday, Aug. 28, the Park will call on all comic book fans and heroes of all ages to join them for a day of fun.
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Hanauma Bay drops reservation requirement for Hawaii residents

KHON2 Local News - Wed, 07/28/2021 - 18:03
The City's pilot project for Hanauma Bay began on Wednesday, July 28. The program allows Hawaii residents to walk in without having to make a reservation first and will run until Sunday, Aug. 8.
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Chick-fil-A Maui breaks ground for first Hawaii location scheduled to open in 2022

KHON2 Local News - Wed, 07/28/2021 - 17:42
Chik-fil-A held a groundbreaking blessing ceremony on Wednesday for its first Hawaii restaurant located in Kahului.
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Senator Fevella requests DHHL be investigated for use of $125 million funds

KHON2 Local News - Wed, 07/28/2021 - 17:01
Senate Minority Leader Kurt Fevella sent a letter requesting the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) to be investigated following allegations regarding their State and Federal funds.
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Day 3: Prosecutors reveal bodycam footage of Honolulu police officers charged in fatal shooting of teen

KHON2 Local News - Wed, 07/28/2021 - 16:26
This is considered as the most critical evidence for the case, and the videos show the shooting from different angles, as well as the pursuit prior to the shooting.
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