The state hospital system has been losing tens of millions of taxpayer dollars each year, and frustrated state lawmakers Tuesday moved a step closer to authorizing a partnership between the state-owned Maui Memorial Medical Center and a private health care provider to try to finally curb those losses.
Each of the new bids opened Tuesday to build three West Oahu rail stations came in above estimates, indicating that transit officials have yet to pin down the true picture pertaining to how much the island's elevated rail system will cost.
Olympic gold medalist Kristi Yamaguchi has expanded her literacy program for children, Always Reading, to Hawaii in hopes of increasing access to books for kindergartners at two Kalihi public schools.
The World Gym fitness club in Kakaako is under threat of eviction from a state building but has sought bankruptcy protection to keep its business running in place.
Traditionally, a pound cake comprises a pound each of butter, sugar, eggs and flour. By that definition, this cake is a half-a-pound cake. Sort of.
I once believed that if only someone would pay me for each of my great ideas, I'd be a millionaire many times over. But I learned pretty quickly that great ideas abound. They bubble up with the zeitgeist, so obvious in a particular time, place and circumstance that if you're not prepared to act, someone else will beat you to it.
There's a lot at stake in this rare Wednesday night affair at the Stan Sheriff Center. Two players, Garrett Nevels and Brandon Jawato, will be honored during senior night ceremonies after Hawaii's home finale against UC Santa Barbara.