Honolulu police department gathered around the last protester Kalahuamakanoe who was attempting to block the convoy of delivery trucks for the Na Pua Makani wind turbine farm project in Kalaeloa, HI on November 19, 2019. Activists began barricading the exit in Kalaeloa shortly after 10:30 p.m., with arrests beginning past 11 p.m. The total number arrest from the protest went over 200. The projected wind turbines are subjected to take over Native Hawaiian and their ancestral lands. For decades the conflict over native land has been an issue to the local dwellers and Native Hawaiian community.
6-year-old Samantha faces hard time while she takes COVID-19 test along with her family at the Kaka’ako Waterfront park testing and screening program on March 29, 2020. It was the state’s first drive-thru COVID-19 test and more than 2,200 people turned out waited in line to get tested.
Pro-Trump supporters storm to the US Capitol on January 6, 2021 in oppose to President elect Joe Biden’s victory and election fraud. A day, which started with the President encouraging his supporters to “take back our country,” later transformed into chaos. Filling with anger, mostly unmasked, Trump breached the U.S. Capitol, stoked by his obstinate speech claiming the election had been stolen from him.
As snow falls a face projected on one of the two Crown Fountain monoliths in Chicago's Millennium Park on Thursday, Monday Feb. 8, 2021, as a winter storm continues to add to the already accumulated snow in Chicago. (AP Photo/Shafkat Anowar)
Navy officers pay their respect as WWII veterans make their way towards the main area of the 75th commemoration of WWII on September 2, 2020. Even amid the pandemic, Hawai‘i did not forget to pay tribute to its World War II (WW2) veterans on the 75th anniversary of the end of WW2. The commemoration was closed to the public and took place on the deck of the USS Missouri, where the Japanese Imperial Military formally surrendered to the Allies on September 2, 1945, ending one of the deadliest wars in human history.
Lear Preston, 4, who attends Scott Joplin Elementary School, participates in her virtual classes as her mother, Brittany Preston, background, assists at their residence in Chicago's South Side, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021. Starting Thursday, Lear will return to class as the nation's third-largest school district slowly reopens its doors following a bitter fight with the teachers union over COVID-19 safety protocols. (AP Photo/Shafkat Anowar)
Muslim devotees in O’ahu, HI slaughter cattle during the Eid-ul-Adha in North Shore on July 31, 2020. Hawaii has a small muslim population and generally cattle sacrifice is not the usual scenario during Eid-ul-Adha in the Hawaiian island chains. (Photograph by Shafkat Anowar/American Reportage)
Honolulu Police Department officer F. Solomon mourns during the final salute for fallen Honolulu Police Department officer Tiffany-Victoria B. Enriquez on Thursday, January 30, 2020. On Jan. 19, 2020 officer Enriquez along with one other officer were fatally shot, and seven Diamond Head homes were destroyed after a man who was being evicted, allegedly stabbed a Hibiscus Drive homeowner in Honolulu.
On the first day, seven activists chained themselves on the cattle guard to prevent the construction machinery from going to the summit. Hawaiian activist, poet and writer Jamaica Osorio and her significant other Malia Hulleman chained themselves to a cattle guard at the base of Mauna Kea Access Road in an effort to block construction workers from transporting heavy machinery up to the Mauna kea Summit for construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope on July 15, 2019.
Hawaii Gov. David Ige, center, Lieutenant Governor Josh Gree, left and oppostion leader Rep. Andria Tupola attends their final debate before 2018 Gubernatorial Election at KITV studio on October 29, 2018
Big waves hit the North Shore coastline as Hurricane Douglas hits O’ahu, HI on July 26, 2020