Whooping Cough Outbreak in Hawaii: Unvaccinated Visitors Hospitalized – Urgent Warning for Travelers

HONOLULU, Hawaii – Five cases of whooping cough, also known as pertussis, have been confirmed among a family visiting Hawaii from the mainland United States, the state Health Department reported Thursday. One child from the household was hospitalized, and all five cases were unvaccinated, according to the Hawaii Department of Health. The family stayed at a hotel on Oahu. According to the Hawaii Department of Health, whooping cough, caused by bacteria, is a highly contagious …

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Passengers Brawl Mid-Flight on Southwest Airlines from Oakland to Hawaii

OAKLAND, Calif. – Passengers onboard a Southwest Airlines flight from Oakland, California, to Kauai, Hawaii, witnessed a heated confrontation escalate into a physical altercation between two men on Monday, Feb. 12. Video footage captured the intense moments as the men began to exchange punches before being separated by other passengers and flight attendants. Matthew Kievlan, a fellow passenger, took out his phone to record the confrontation as it unfolded. The video shows one passenger initiating …

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Fistfight Erupts on Southwest Flight to Hawaii, Chaos Caught on Video

Oakland, California – A Southwest flight bound for Hawaii turned chaotic when two passengers engaged in a fistfight on board. The incident, which was captured on video, shows a confrontation between two men, with one throwing several punches at the other while other passengers attempted to intervene. Southwest Airlines confirmed the disruptive behavior on flight 1288 from Oakland to Lihue, commending the crew and passengers for their professionalism in diffusing the situation. The flight landed …

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Hawaii Struck by Magnitude-5.7 Earthquake: Here’s What Happened

HONOLULU, Hawaii – The Big Island of Hawaii experienced a magnitude-5.7 earthquake on Friday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The quake, which occurred at about 10 a.m. local time, was centered 11 miles south of Naalehu at a depth of 6 miles. Despite the strong shaking, no tsunami warning was expected, as reported by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. Shaking from the earthquake was even felt about 200 miles away in Honolulu, on the …

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Wellness Influencers Spread Misinformation About Hawaii Wildfires: The Alarming Truth Revealed

Lahaina, Hawaii – When a devastating wildfire tore through Maui last August, it left a whole town reduced to ashes and claimed more than 100 lives. The catastrophe was labeled as the “largest natural disaster in state history.” However, amidst the aftermath, some influencers on Instagram began spreading conspiracy theories without evidence, suggesting that the fires were intentionally caused by the government. Wellness influencers with large followings, such as @truth_crunchy_mama and @drmercola, propagated unfounded claims …

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Instagram influencer killed after getting restraining order

HONOLULU, HI – A prominent Instagram personality was tragically killed in a shooting incident near a Hawaii shopping center on Friday. The incident occurred just two days after a court had issued her a protective order against her husband, who later committed suicide, according to law enforcement and court records. The fatal incident took place in a parking lot near Pearlridge Center in Waimalu, close to Honolulu. Responding to a report of a suspicious situation, …

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Newborn baby girl found in the trash

KAHALA, HI – A newborn baby girl discarded in the trash by her mother in Kahala was saved by a quick-thinking Good Samaritan who rescued the infant and helped get her to safety. The incident occurred late on Saturday night. In an emotional recollection of the events, the Samaritan expressed how the event unfurled like a nightmarish dream, describing his shock and sorrow at having to extract the baby from the trash. The incident transpired …

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At least 36 killed as fires spread across Maui

A devastating wildfire, propelled by the strong winds of Hurricane Dora, has wreaked havoc on the Hawaiian island of Maui, forcing thousands of residents to evacuate their homes. The blaze, which started on Wednesday, has claimed at least 36 lives and obliterated parts of Lahaina, a town steeped in centuries of history. The fire, fueled by the hurricane passing approximately 500 miles to the south, has caused widespread destruction. Maui County confirmed late Wednesday that …

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Hawaii town on Maui burns; people flee into the ocean

Wildfires, fueled by strong winds, swept across parts of Hawaii on Wednesday, causing significant damage in the historic town of Maui. Several people were injured, businesses were destroyed, and evacuations were enforced. Some residents sought refuge in the ocean, where they were later rescued by the Coast Guard. The fires were particularly severe in Lahaina Town, a popular tourist destination. The town’s historic district, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, was also affected. …

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Senior citizen mauled by dogs on Hawaii’s big island

A man, estimated to be in his 70s, met a tragic end after a vicious attack by four dogs in the Hawaiian Ocean View Estates neighborhood on Hawaii’s Big Island, as reported by local police. The victim, whose identity is being withheld until family members are informed, received immediate medical care at the scene. Regrettably, he passed away while being rushed to Kona Community Hospital on Tuesday. The horrific incident was brought to light by …

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