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Sweet salvation: The A&B Sugar Museum’s mission goes on, despite plantation closure

Sweet salvation: The A&B Sugar Museum’s mission goes on, despite plantation closure

Business Breaking News

Boy on scooter does $1 million in damage in Wal-Mart arson

Police say a 12-year-old boy riding a push scooter set fire to the arts-and-crafts section of a Wal-Mart store in the Southern California desert, leading to losses of more than $1 million. Read More

Briefs

Hawaii AG sues prescription drugmaker

The state attorney general is suing the makers of a narcotic used to treat pain and opiate addiction, three days after announcing that Hawaii doctors could continue prescribing the drug. Read More
Updated on  September 23, 2016 at 10:17 pm

Akamai Money

EMV chip cards aim to reduce fraud and ID theft

Question: What are the benefits to the new EMV chip cards? They take so much longer to process than the old swipe cards. Read More

Tech View

Smartphone second to water on emergency essentials list

Funny how we get very worried about water and batteries when we see news images of hurricanes headed our way, then immediately forget about them when the storm has passed. Read More
Updated on  September 19, 2016 at 10:07 pm

Rearview Mirror

HAWAII STATE ARCHIVE PHOTOS
                                The Rev. Richard Armstrong, left, succeeded Hiram Bingham as pastor at Kawaiaha‘o Church, performed the wedding of Charles and Bernice Pauahi Bishop, and was the kingdom’s education minister. At right, Clarissa Chapman Armstrong came to Hawaii in 1831 with her husband, Richard. Her son, Samuel C. Armstrong, center, was born in Wailuku, and became a Civil War general who fought for the Union at Gettysburg. At 26 years of age, he led an all-black military unit, and later founded the Hampton Institute.

The subjects of 2 columns turn out to have been kin

HAWAII STATE ARCHIVE PHOTOS
                                The Rev. Richard Armstrong, left, succeeded Hiram Bingham as pastor at Kawaiaha‘o Church, performed the wedding of Charles and Bernice Pauahi Bishop, and was the kingdom’s education minister. At right, Clarissa Chapman Armstrong came to Hawaii in 1831 with her husband, Richard. Her son, Samuel C. Armstrong, center, was born in Wailuku, and became a Civil War general who fought for the Union at Gettysburg. At 26 years of age, he led an all-black military unit, and later founded the Hampton Institute.

Updated on  September 22, 2016 at 9:46 pm
It’s interesting to me to find connections between people I write about. On Sept. 9, I wrote about the Rev. Richard Armstrong visiting the original Iolani Palace with his daughter, Ellen. Read More

Hawaii Real Estate Sales

Hawaii real estate sales

Updated on  September 25, 2016 at 12:56 am

Wealth of Health

Health care advances raise big fiscal, ethical questions

Given the current trajectory of pharmaceutical and biotechnical developments in the treatment of cancer, inherited diseases and infection, modern health care is on the precipice of unprecedented transformation. Read More
Updated on  September 3, 2016 at 1:08 am

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