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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
                                The Department of Health showed a box of the Sea Port Bay Scallops that tested positive for the hepatitis A virus.

True World Foods products cleared in hepatitis A outbreak

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
                                The Department of Health showed a box of the Sea Port Bay Scallops that tested positive for the hepatitis A virus.

Updated on  August 25, 2016 at 2:26 pm
True World Foods announced today that it has been cleared of allegations that it distributed tainted scallops to sushi restaurants in Hawaii. Read More
CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / AUG. 11, 2011
The field at Aloha Stadium is getting a new name.

Credit union buys naming rights for Aloha Stadium field

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / AUG. 11, 2011
The field at Aloha Stadium is getting a new name.

Updated on  August 25, 2016 at 2:46 pm
The field at Aloha Stadium is now officially “Hawaiian Tel Federal Credit Union Field at Aloha Stadium.” Read More
ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Human rights activist Ahmed Mansoor showed a screenshot of a spoof text message he received in Ajman, United Arab Emirates, today. Mansoor was recently targeted by spyware that can hack into Apple’s iPhone handset.

Apple boosts iPhone security after Mideast spyware discovery

ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Human rights activist Ahmed Mansoor showed a screenshot of a spoof text message he received in Ajman, United Arab Emirates, today. Mansoor was recently targeted by spyware that can hack into Apple’s iPhone handset.
A botched attempt to break into the iPhone of an Arab activist using hitherto unknown espionage software has trigged a global upgrade of Apple’s mobile operating system, researchers said today. Read More
ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Mylan N.V. said today that the patient cost will be reduced through a savings card that will cover up to $300 for an EpiPen 2-Pak.

Mylan boosts EpiPen patient programs, doesn’t budge on price

ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Mylan N.V. said today that the patient cost will be reduced through a savings card that will cover up to $300 for an EpiPen 2-Pak.

Updated on  August 25, 2016 at 5:41 pm
Mylan is bulking up programs that help patients pay for its EpiPen emergency allergy treatment after weathering heated criticism about an average cost that has soared over the past decade. Read More
ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                WhatsApp and Facebook app icons on a smartphone. Global messaging service WhatsApp says it will start sharing the phone numbers of its users with Facebook, its parent company.

WhatsApp is going to share your phone number with Facebook

ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                WhatsApp and Facebook app icons on a smartphone. Global messaging service WhatsApp says it will start sharing the phone numbers of its users with Facebook, its parent company.
Global messaging service WhatsApp says it will start sharing the phone numbers of its users with Facebook, its parent company. That means WhatsApp users could soon start seeing more targeted ads on Facebook — although not on the messaging service itself. Read More
ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Tourists looked out on the horizon as their boat searched for dolphins in waters off Waianae on Jan. 21. Federal regulators are proposing a widespread ban on swimming with Hawaii’s spinner dolphins to allow the nocturnal creatures to rest during the day.

Feds mull ban on swimming with Hawaii dolphins

ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Tourists looked out on the horizon as their boat searched for dolphins in waters off Waianae on Jan. 21. Federal regulators are proposing a widespread ban on swimming with Hawaii’s spinner dolphins to allow the nocturnal creatures to rest during the day.

Updated on  August 23, 2016 at 11:09 am
Federal regulators are proposing to ban swimming with dolphins in Hawaii, a move that could imperil one of the Aloha State’s most popular tourist delights and the industry that has sprung up around it. Read More
ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                A City of Miami Beach Sanitation worker gets ready to clean the alleyways of South Beach, sucking up still waters and debris with a mobile vacuum, Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, Miami Beach, Fla., as part of the city’s Zika clean-up.

Officials: Zika won’t hurt South Florida tourism in long run

ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                A City of Miami Beach Sanitation worker gets ready to clean the alleyways of South Beach, sucking up still waters and debris with a mobile vacuum, Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, Miami Beach, Fla., as part of the city’s Zika clean-up.

Updated on  August 20, 2016 at 7:14 am
The discovery of Zika-carrying mosquitoes in South Florida certainly isn’t ideal for tourism, but local officials and business leaders are confident the long-term impact on the tourism industry will be minor. Read More
ASSOCIATED PRESS
A sign at the entrance of town, reminds residents to drain or cover standing water to prevent mosquitos from reproducing, Wednesday, in Key Biscayne, Fla.

Zika cases reach Miami’s tourist area of South Beach

ASSOCIATED PRESS
A sign at the entrance of town, reminds residents to drain or cover standing water to prevent mosquitos from reproducing, Wednesday, in Key Biscayne, Fla.

Updated on  August 19, 2016 at 11:15 am
South Beach has been identified as a second site of Zika transmission by mosquitoes on the U.S. mainland, and containing it there will be difficult because high-rise buildings and strong winds make it impractical to spray the neighborhood from the air, officials said today. Read More
ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                This book cover image released by Dutton shows the book “No Easy Day: The Firsthand Account of the Mission that Killed Osama Bin Laden.”

Profits from ex-SEAL’s book on killing of Bin Laden forfeited to government

ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                This book cover image released by Dutton shows the book “No Easy Day: The Firsthand Account of the Mission that Killed Osama Bin Laden.”

Updated on  August 19, 2016 at 12:01 pm
Federal court documents say the former Navy SEAL who wrote a book about his role in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden will pay the government more than $6.6 million for violating non-disclosure agreements and publishing without getting the document cleared by the Defense Department. Read More
NEW YORK TIMES / JAN. 22, 2014
                                The floor of the Wynn Las Vegas Race and Sports Book in Las Vegas.

U.S. Olympic gold hasn’t made for winning bets in Las Vegas

NEW YORK TIMES / JAN. 22, 2014
                                The floor of the Wynn Las Vegas Race and Sports Book in Las Vegas.

Updated on  August 19, 2016 at 12:04 pm
Rowing, shooting and judo — the U.S. may have won big gold medals in those Olympic events but some of the most prominent Las Vegas sports books didn’t even bother with them. Read More
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
                                The Department of Health showed a box of the Sea Port Bay Scallops that tested positive for the hepatitis A virus.

FDA tests confirm hepatitis A virus in scallops from Philippines

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
                                The Department of Health showed a box of the Sea Port Bay Scallops that tested positive for the hepatitis A virus.

Updated on  August 18, 2016 at 3:44 pm
Federal laboratory tests confirmed the presence of hepatitis A virus in scallops from the Philippines that the state Health Department had identified as the likely source of the disease outbreak in Hawaii, officials announced this afternoon. Read More
ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                In this 2007 photo, a four-year-old Virginia boy poses for a picture with his injured foot after his Crocs shoe got caught in an escalator.

Tourists sue Crocs footwear, Waikiki hotel over escalator injury

ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                In this 2007 photo, a four-year-old Virginia boy poses for a picture with his injured foot after his Crocs shoe got caught in an escalator.

Updated on  August 18, 2016 at 12:02 pm
A Texas couple is suing footwear maker Crocs and a Waikiki resort after their 2-year-old son’s foot got caught in an escalator while the family visited Hawaii for an oral surgeon convention. Read More
MIGUEL MCADAMS ALBARRACIN
                                This photo taken by a passenger shows state sheriffs around a Hawaiian Airlines plane that returned to Honolulu Airport Wednesday night.

FBI: Hawaiian Airlines incident ‘not an intentional threat’

MIGUEL MCADAMS ALBARRACIN
                                This photo taken by a passenger shows state sheriffs around a Hawaiian Airlines plane that returned to Honolulu Airport Wednesday night.

Updated on  August 18, 2016 at 1:52 pm
Two Hawaiian Airlines passengers were detained by federal authorities Wednesday after behaving suspiciously on a flight to Seoul, which had to return to the islands. Read More
NEW YORK TIMES
                                Guards escort a prisoner inside the privately run Saguaro Correctional Center in Eloy, Ariz. on Oct. 16, 2009.

Federal government ending use of private prisons

NEW YORK TIMES
                                Guards escort a prisoner inside the privately run Saguaro Correctional Center in Eloy, Ariz. on Oct. 16, 2009.

Updated on  August 18, 2016 at 10:06 am
The Obama administration announced today it will phase out its use of some private prisons, affecting thousands of federal inmates and immediately sending shares of the two publicly traded prison operators plunging. Read More
ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Citing logistical concerns, Mayor Kirk Caldwell today returned to the City Council unsigned a bill placing regulations on Uber, Lyft and other ride-hailingcompanies.

Uber, Lyft bill will become law without mayor’s signature

ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Citing logistical concerns, Mayor Kirk Caldwell today returned to the City Council unsigned a bill placing regulations on Uber, Lyft and other ride-hailingcompanies.

Updated on  August 17, 2016 at 4:26 pm
Citing logistical concerns, Mayor Kirk Caldwell today returned a bill placing regulations on Uber, Lyft and other ride-hailing companies to the City Council and will let it become law without his signature. Read More

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