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Thousands may pay less for health insurance premiums

November 13, 2014 HONOLULU (AP) — Thousands of customers who have health insurance through the Hawaii Health Connector may end up paying less for their premiums next year. more »»

City Council delays vote on sit-lie ban

November 13, 2014 HONOLULU — The Honolulu City Council elected to delay voting on a proposal that would expand a ban on sitting and lying down on sidewalks beyond Waikiki after council members said they didn’t have... more »»

Hawaii family that lost home paid ‘paradise tax’

November 12, 2014 HONOLULU — The family who lost their rented home to a lava flow in Hawaii is building a new one on land that was covered by lava years ago. more »»

Slow-moving lava reaches house

November 11, 2014 HONOLULU — A stream of lava set a home on fire Monday in a rural Hawaii town that has been watching the slow-moving flow approach for months. more »»

Earthquake rattles Big Island

November 11, 2014 KAILUA-KONA — A magnitude-3.8 earthquake Monday morning rattled the west side of the Big Island. The earthquake struck at 5:39 a.m. in ocean waters about 8.5 miles northwest of Kailua-Kona. The U.S. more »»

State/In Brief

November 10, 2014 Gabbard completes active duty call-up in eruption zone HONOLULU — U.S. Re. more »»

Street art a draw for Kakaako

November 9, 2014 HONOLULU — Honolulu is famous for golden sand beaches and big waves. But the city’s warehouse district, called Kakaako, is famous for a different sort of attraction. more »»

Displaced students tour new school

November 9, 2014 KEAAU, Hawaii (AP) — Hundreds of Pahoa students displaced by lava have been exploring their new schools in Keaau. more »»

Lava continues to stall at front

November 9, 2014 PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — A lava flow threatening the small town of Pahoa on the Big Island continues to stall at its front edge, though some molten rock is oozing out of its sides. more »»

Report details Hawaii State Hospital problems

November 9, 2014 HONOLULU (AP) — A Senate investigative committee has concluded that the state’s only public mental health hospital suffers from poor management, the appearance of nepotism and abuse of overtime. more »»

Ige appoints HTA head McCartney his chief of staff

November 8, 2014 HONOLULU — Gov.-elect David Ige took his first step as the incoming leader of Hawaii, announcing that he will appoint Mike McCartney as his chief of staff. more »»

Veteran wait times for health care drop in the Pacific

November 8, 2014 HONOLULU (AP) — Wait times for veterans in Hawaii and other parts of the Pacific trying to see a primary-care doctor for the first time have dropped to 35 days from 110 days in May. more »»

Pahoa farmers receive misinformation on lava

November 8, 2014 HILO (AP) — A letter from the state Department of Agriculture about channeling lava down a road in Puna contains incorrect information, Hawaii County’s civil defense director said. more »»

Burglars victimize grieving widow

November 8, 2014 HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii woman whose husband died at their son’s high school football game in August is grieving again after thieves ransacked their home and stole the couple’s wedding rings. more »»

Kauai County Council says no to repeal of invalid GMO law

November 7, 2014 LIHUE (AP) — The Kauai County Council has rejected a proposal that would have repealed a law regulating the use of pesticides and cultivation of genetically modified organisms by large-scale... more »»

Preschool funding initiative defeated

November 6, 2014 HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii voters rejected a proposed constitutional amendment that would have allowed public money to fund private preschool programs. more »»

Gov.-elect Ige reflects laid-back Hawaii style

November 6, 2014 HONOLULU — There wasn’t any grand speech when Hawaii Gov.-elect David Ige cruised to victory on election night. more »»

Route over lava raises concerns

November 6, 2014 HAWAII NATIONAL PARK, Hawaii (AP) — An environmental review for constructing an emergency access route along a lava-covered section of a Hawaii road identifies concerns including the spread of... more »»

Ige prevails as governor after ousting Abercrombie

November 5, 2014 HONOLULU — State Sen. David Ige coasted to a win as Hawaii’s next governor Tuesday night, allowing Democrats to hold on to the state’s highest office after voters resoundingly ousted incumbent Gov. more »»

Takai, Gabbard win races for Congress

November 5, 2014 HONOLULU — Democratic state Rep. Mark Takai defeated former U.S. Rep. Charles Djou, a Republican, in the race to represent Hawaii’s 1st Congressional District on Tuesday. more »»

 
 
 

 

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