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MEDICAID: Of Hawaii’s 1.3 million people, some 320,000 qualify for the government health-care program.

BY MALIA ZIMMERMAN - HONOLULU — New statistics released by the state Department of Human Services show about a quarter of Hawaii’s population relies on Medicaid. Of Hawaii’s 1.3 million people, some 320,000 qualify for the government health-care program. According to…

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Donald W. Evans, Jr. Sp 4 USA - POTENTIAL LOST »

07:34 am | SP4 Donald W. Evans, Jr. USA Medal of Honor BY DUANE A. VACHON PH.D.  One of the great loves in Evans life was the Riverside International Raceway. Only 30 miles from Evans home town, Covina California. During the 60’s and 70’s Riverside was the gathering place of those who loved racing. Nascar raced there as…

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New Zealand has worst traffic but Honolulu not far behind »

11:07 am | By Wendell Cox - Three decades ago, the Texas Transportation Institute (TTI) at Texas A&M University began a ground-breaking project to quantify traffic congestion levels in the larger urban areas of the United States. The Urban Mobility Report project was begun under Tim Lomax and David Shrank, who have led the project over the first 30…

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Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund Announces 2014 – 2015 Scholarship Recipients from Hawaii »

08:42 am | WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF), the nation's largest nonprofit provider of college scholarships for Asian Americans and Pacific Islander (AAPI) students, announced its latest class of scholarship recipients from Hawaii. The 24 students will receive scholarships ranging from $2,500 to $15,000 to help support their dreams of higher…

July 17 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »
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A Travel Primer to French Polynesia »

04:56 pm | by Robert F. Kay One of the great things about living in Hawaii is its proximity to French Polynesia. Hawaiian Airlines has a weekly flight that's ideal for Honolulu residents. If you've never been there, you owe yourself a visit. Below is travel survival guide that will get you started. Society Group Tahiti, French Polynesia’s…

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Lawmakers highlight need for more affordable housing and statewide coordination »

10:48 am | HONOLULU -- With the shortage of affordable housing options for the moderate income workforce, Hawaii lawmakers today held a joint Senate and House informational briefing to learn more about affordable housing needs in Hawaii. Senators and representatives heard from various government agencies to learn about the status of existing and planned affordable housing projects, and…

July 24 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »
Hawaii lawmakers held a joint Senate and House informational briefing on July 23, to learn more about affordable housing needs in Hawaii - Photo courtesy of Senate Communications

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