The House Health Committee is calling for a management and financial audit of the corporation that operates the state's network of private hospitals, citing concerns that the network that includes the Hilo and Maui Memorial medical centers is in a "financially perilous" situation.
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Accused of three counts of sexual assault, Tyler Strong was acquitted all counts today Friday in the courtroom of Judge Randal Lee in a jury trial. Following the verdict, Strong hugged his attorney Jeffrey Hawk.
They could be students in a missionary school, seven women and a girl dressed in identical prim, wasp-waisted holoku gathered onstage at the opening of "Ka'iulani," Kumu Kahua Theatre's revival of the play it premiered in 1987. Story »
Jane Yuen Chang, the last member of a Chinese family that once owned several businesses on Molokai and Oahu and extended credit to plantation residents in time of need, died March 20 in Maunaloa, Molokai. She was 91.
The Honolulu City Council has scheduled a special session for April Fools' Day to consider measures that would signal its support for extending the rail tax, if that's what's needed to complete the island's 20-mile public transit project.
The former program director accused of stealing more than $500,000 from a nonprofit organization that runs a Kalaeloa transitional shelter for homeless people pleaded not guilty to six counts of felony theft in state court Friday.
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Crews past and present Sunday will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the inaugural launch of the voyaging canoe Hokule‘a, which represents a dream realized for crew members such as Jenna Ishii, who fell in love with the double-hulled canoe as
Each Sunday, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser publishes Oahu vital statistics for marriage licenses and birth certificates filed with the state Department of Health's Vital Statistics System. The statistics cover the five-business-day period ending the Thursday of the previous week.
Let's say you went to Lincoln Elementary School — next to Thomas Square — in the early 1950s. By the time you reached the sixth grade, you had had Lincoln's Gettysburg Address drilled into you so often that you can recite it probably even today.
Sarah Spalding felt certain that she had blown it, that she had literally choked away her chance at winning the Hawaii qualifier for the English-Speaking Union National Shakespeare Competition. Story »
Clouds have a dual personality. On one hand they form beautiful piles of fluffy white cumulus, flat sheets of stratus and feathers of icy cirrus, all of which entertain with spectacular yellow, orange and red sunrises and sunsets. Story »
Q: Whatever happened to the lawsuit filed against Maui Island Air Inc. and the estate of Richard Rooney by the sister of a Maui County Planning Department employee killed in a plane crash on Lanai in 2014? Story »
Carpenter bees bore a hole in a roof beam, and as soon as that hole is "cemented" closed by us or an exterminator service, the bees bore another hole. At this moment the bees are winning this war! Can anyone help us? • Isn't the Honolulu Zoo in an area in danger of tsunami and storms? • Mahalo to an unknown gentleman Story »
For David Ige to recover from his doomed appointment of Castle & Cooke lobbyist Carleton Ching to head the Department of Land and Natural Resources, he needs only to recommit to memory his central campaign promise: "Do the right thing the right way." Story »
Throughout March, look for Venus shining brilliantly in the western sky in the early evening hours. Meanwhile Jupiter, the second-brightest sky dot after Venus, rises in the east and shines down from the sky until the early morning hours.