Legendary drummer Alan White died Thursday, May 26 at 72 at home in Seattle, after a brief unnamed illness. In 2012, HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence spoke with Alan to discuss an upcoming tour of Hawaiʻi by Yes. The British drummer also is known for his work with Beatle members John Lennon and George Harrison, as we'll hear in the interview flashback.
COVID-19 case counts and hospitalizations continue to rise in Hawaiʻi, but there’s an important difference from earlier surges. Healthcare Association of Hawaii President Hilton Raethel says 151 COVID patients are now hospitalized across the state, but only 13 of them are in intensive care.