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Kokua Line

State doesn’t bill patients who decline an ambulance

Question: Who pays for EMS when they respond to a 911 call? Is the patient/recipient billed for services, even if they are not the caller and if such services are refused? Read More

Lee Cataluna

Race for No. 2 spot has a lot to choose from

The Democratic primary for lieutenant governor has shaped up to be a most unusual race. Read More

By Request

Lychee shines in this spectacular summer sipper

An excess of fresh lychee can be used to jazz up plain vodka and create a base spirit from which to make quality martinis — or whatever kind of fruity cocktail you prefer. Read More

TheBuzz

After 16 years of telling tales, 1 more for the road

Ever since March 1, 2001, when I walked into the newsroom of the plucky Honolulu Star-Bulletin — it was two weeks away from its launch as a newspaper separate from the Honolulu Advertiser — I have felt lucky. Read More

In the Lineup

Knowing your limits is crucial for surfers

Surfing, like any dangerous sport, is about knowing when to stay within your limits and when to push them. Sometimes, the limits win. Read More

Incidental Lives

Kaimuki Christian School student shares Holocaust survivors’ memories

Just 16 years old, Emily Kuwaye already has had the good fortune — and good parenting — to have experienced cultures as far-flung as Slovakia, Japan, France and the Philippines. Read More

Ferd's Words

Legend of Ted Williams recounted in PBS show

After awaiting an assignment to the Pacific theater in World War II that would never come, Marine Corps fighter pilot Ted Williams relieved his exasperation by hitting baseballs in Ewa. A lot of them. Read More

Further Review

UH to host program for at-risk youths

A chance meeting in a garage more than a decade ago got the idea going. Read More

The Weekly Eater

Art meets science via kaiseki menu at Yamada Chikara

What a treat it is for Honolulu to have become home to a third Yamada Chikara restaurant, following Tokyo and New York City. Read More

She Speaks

Grocery stores offer travelers experiences beyond food

A trip to the supermarket gives me a hint of the culture of a city in the most accessible way — through the way they eat. Read More

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7 drinks to order this summer on Oahu

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While the seasons may not change much in Hawaii, the summertime months usually bring updates to bar menus around the islands as establishments refresh their offerings for customers. Sip your way through summer with this lineup of seven drinks available now on Oahu. Read More

On the Scene

On the Scene with Gregory Dunn

Meet Hawaii Theatre President and CEO Gregory D. Dunn. Read More

fl(ASH)back

Hugely ballistic Trump tweets; Hirono’s 4-letter-word retort

June is done and it’s time to “flASHback” on the month’s news that amused and confused. Read More

Volcanic Ash

Voters should rebel against super PAC campaign clout

For the first time since the infamous smear against Ben Cayetano’s 2012 mayoral campaign by Pacific Resource Partnership, a well-funded super PAC is investing heavily in a Hawaii election. Read More

On Politics

Show Biz

Rapper Cardi B tops list of 2018 MTV VMA nominations

Rapper Cardi B and her husband, Offset, welcomed a daughter July 10 and named her Kulture Kiari Cephus. Read More