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Friday, April 18, 2014         

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It is good to be the king. It is even better to be Larry Ellison. Most of us spend much of our lives thinking that we should do the right thing, or worrying that we didn't do the right thing, or trying at long last to finally do the right thing.

Ending decades of secrecy, Medicare is showing what the giant health care program for seniors pays individual doctors, and the figures reveal that more than a dozen physicians received in excess of $10 million each in 2012.

SEOUL » When Samsung unveiled a new smartphone at the storied Radio City Music Hall, the Broadway-style spectacle was memorable not for technology, but for a cast of giggling female characters.

After the proposed sale of Safeway cleared a key hurdle last month, shoppers and Safeway employees are one step closer to knowing what's in store for them.

Among frequently asked questions on Yelp's website, there's this: "Will Yelp remove or reorder bad reviews if a business pays for sponsorship?"

James Moehle and Angela Huckaby were returning home to Houston from a vacation in Hawaii when one of their bags was misplaced by the airline. When it was delivered later, a handwritten note attached to the bag read, "Please Text Deaf And Dumb."

The head of Hawaii's troubled health connector said Friday that the federal government denied a request that would have improved its financial situation by allowing it to spend its money more slowly.

Media General said Friday that it would acquire LIN Media, the owner of KHON-TV in Honolulu and its neighbor island sister stations, for $1.6 billion in a cash-and-stock deal that will create the second-largest local television broadcasting company.

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UH Senior Fashion Show
The 48th annual University of Hawaii Senior Fashion Show is set for April 27 at Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, featuring the designs of seven senior and seven junior designers. Read More »
 
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BRUNO MARS AND traveling party are in town, here after their final night in Japan and ready for three nights in Hawaii at the Blaisdell beginning Friday. Welcome home, Bruno! Read More »