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Treating a patient with a brain hemorrhage at Kaiser Permanente Hawaii cost $30,000. The price for the same procedure seven miles away at Straub Clinic & Hospital is 80 percent higher at $54,000. Why the $24,000 price disparity?
A service for Air Force Capt. Reid Kijiro Nishizuka, who was killed April 27 when the aircraft he was piloting crashed in Afghanistan, will be held Saturday at Central Union Church.
Fifty-four percent of Hawaii's 2012 public school graduates enrolled in two- and four-year colleges — up from 53 percent the year before.
A new bacterial disease off Kauai's North Shore is quickly killing coral, federal biologists say.
The third inmate death at Oahu Community Correctional Center in two months has prompted state Public Safety Director Ted Sakai to say "we have a crisis on our hands."
A New Jersey man filed a lawsuit Wednesday alleging that he was sexually molested when he attended St. Anthony's parish and school in Kailua from 1978 to 1981 when he was about 10 to 13 years old.
A helicopter pilot and her passenger walked away from a crash landing on a busy downtown street Wednesday afternoon, and no pedestrians or drivers were injured.
The first draft of a sweeping plan to battle homelessness heads to the City Council from Mayor Kirk Caldwell today.
Question: Whatever happened to the arson case involving three boats owned by North Shore Shark Adventures that were destroyed in separate fires?
Tire blowouts stop Delta flight • Buoy placement opinions sought • Woman dies in car crash; and more
Holding a fiberglass pole, Aria Ottmueller bent and touched the runway to locate her starting mark. A coach helped position her front foot. The foam vaulting pit at her high school appeared only as a blue smudge. The crossbar was invisible to her.
The anemic economy has left millions of younger working Americans struggling to get ahead. The added millstone of student-loan debt, which recently exceeded $1 trillion in total, is making it even harder for many of them, delaying purchases of things like homes, cars and other big-ticket items and acting as a drag on growth, economists said.
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DHAKA, Bangladesh » A fire broke out in an 11-story building housing a garment factory and apartments in Bangladesh's capital, killing at least eight people, officials said today.
Observers were beginning to weigh in Tuesday on what they would like to see in the University of Hawaii's next president, with several saying the Board of Regents should focus on a candidate who will be a stabilizing force in the wake of a rocky year.
Two Canadian women charged with assaulting or obstructing state deputy sheriffs at Honolulu Airport are "victims of bullying by the sheriff's department," their lawyer said Tuesday.
A jury has been selected for the trial of State Department agent Christopher Deedy on a murder charge in the 2011 shooting of a Kailua man in Waikiki.
State, city and private bank computer sites appear to have escaped damage from the coordinated #OpUSA cyberattack by so-called "hacktivists" Tuesday, despite this past weekend's breach of the Honolulu Police Department's former HPD Alerts server that resulted in the theft of the names, cellphone numbers and email addresses of some 3,500 subscribers.
Paul N. Gregg, a senior at Parker School on Hawaii island, received two national academic awards this week as he was named a U.S. presidential scholar and a National Merit Scholarship award winner.