It pays to be an internist in Hawaii. Not so much, though, if you're a retail salesperson. Internists in the state average $111.32 an hour and make an average $231,550 a year, according to the Occupational Employment and Wages in Hawai‘i 2013 report issued Wednesday by the state Department of Labor and Industrial Relations.
The city could be on the hook for as much as $2 million for not handing over enough trash to the operators of the HPOWER waste-to-energy plant, a Honolulu City Council committee was told Wednesday.
A wrong-way driver who killed another motorist near Mililani Mortuary in 2011 mistakenly entered the H-2 freeway on an offramp because copper thieves had left the highway without lighting, the driver's lawyer said in state court Wednesday.
The Army in the Pacific is starting a new deployment concept this week that sends soldiers out into the region for multiple exercises and longer stays in foreign countries that are intended to reassure partner nations and develop closer relationships as the United States continues its "rebalance" to the Pacific.
Hawaiian Electric Co.'s new energy plan angered solar customers, who could face higher monthly bills, but pleased non-solar customers, who might see their costs drop.
If the title of Kumu Kahua Theatre's 44th season opener, "Shoyu on Rice," sets off a loud "locally incorrect" bell in your head, you will love this play. If it doesn't, you should see this play. You will laugh, and you will learn.
University of Hawaii football receiver Marcus Kemp is the sort who takes his work home. Kemp clutches a football in his house, while he's watching television, and when he cooks.