NEW YORK » Whenever the endless shifts at the day spa in Flushing, Queens, where Myung Hwa Jang worked got to be too draining, Jang's colleagues would head down the street for some refreshment.
WASHINGTON » With the first enrollment deadline now passed, Republicans who have made the repeal of President Barack Obama's health care law their central aim are confronting a new reality: More than 2 million Americans are expected to be getting their health insurance through the Affordable Care Act come Jan. 1.
A smoldering underground fire on Auahi Street in Kakaako on Monday afternoon was caused by welding, according to fire and construction company officials.
President Barack Obama enjoyed a Monday morning round of golf followed by a visit to Pyramid Rock Beach at Marine Corps Base Hawaii. He played 18 holes at the Mid-Pacific Country Club after a 45-minute workout at the military base's gym.
The state teachers union says it will lobby legislators next year to fund pre-kindergarten classes at public schools in an effort to preserve teaching jobs and help a set of children who will be too young to enter kindergarten.
The glass is half full. The glass is half empty. The positive outlook of Cia Goods-Fernandez and the realistic view of her husband, Rob, are combining for an all-in and all-out battle against cancer.
State transportation officials followed through Monday on their plans to erect concrete barriers to block vehicles from parking at one of the North Shore's most popular beaches.
The state Ethics Commission's investigation into wrongdoing at the Myron B. Thompson Academy is now focused on the school's principal, Diana Oshiro, and its elementary division vice principal, Kurumi Kaapana-Aki, Oshiro's sister.
The state Department of Health is restricting the use of electronic smoking devices known as "e-cigarettes" on its properties. The ban will take effect Jan. 1. Electronic smoking devices use a heating system to vaporized liquid nicotine, which smokers inhale.
At least 248 same-sex couples married this month under a new state law, and they should not have a legal challenge lingering over them, state attorneys argued Monday.
The Hawaii State Teachers Association announced Monday it is backing Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa in her challenge against U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz while supporting state Rep. K. Mark Takai's bid to replace Hanabusa.
The administrative services department over at Island Insurance is by creed and deed low-profile. They do what they do well and generally don't call a lot of attention to themselves.
Police seek suspect in armed robbery • Woman, 40, injured in accident on H-1
Northwest swell to deliver high surf • Main break affects 120 Kailua customers • Grant money flows to Maui County groups • Gift contributes to youth center's computer lab
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As part of the city's efforts to encourage more residents to get around town by bike, local transportation officials have installed the first of what they hope could eventually be multiple bicycle tune-up stands across Honolulu.