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Hawaii doctor accused of fraud, elderly and child abuse, under investigation by RICO; He calls allegations against him a ‘litany of lies’

Daniel Susott, MD lives in Manoa where attached to his home is an exotic 6 story tree house, overlooking the Manoa stream

BY MALIA ZIMMERMAN - HONOLULU – A well-known doctor who lost his medical license in California in Nov. 2013 for “unprofessional conduct, gross negligence, repeated negligent acts, making false statements on medical records and dishonest-corrupt acts,” related to issuing medical marijuana clearances, is under investigation by the Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs’ Regulated […]

October 30th, 2014 | Posted in Special Investigation,Today in Hawaii | Read More »

Kidnapped 9-year old boy found on tiny island in South Pacific

Billy Ginger Hanson

The FBI has located Billy Ginger Hanson, the 9-year-old boy who was kidnapped in Seattle last month by his biological father, Jeffrey Ford Hanson. The FBI had issued a bulletin here in Hawaii and through the Pacific after the child, who was scheduled to return home to his mother in Hazleton, Pennsylvania on Sept. 4, […]

October 30th, 2014 | Posted in Today in Hawaii | Read More »

Fundraiser will help child get medical treatment she needs

Skylar Soares

HONOLULU – Skylar Soares has faced tremendous adversity within her short thirteen years of life, diagnosed with three life-threatening diseases before reaching adolescence: Job Syndrome, Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) and Lupus. (See her remarkable story told on video here: https://vimeo.com/105181707 )   After battling her sicknesses for many years, Skylar now requires intensive medical treatment that can only be delivered […]

October 30th, 2014 | Posted in Business,Today in Hawaii | Read More »

Hawaii health officials: No automatic Ebola-related quarantine

Dr. Sarah Park, state ppidemiologist, briefs the media on the state’s Ebola response plan. Beside her are Dr. Linda Rosen, director of the Hawaii Department of Health; Rebecca Sciulli, BT microbiologist and coordinator for the State Laboratory, and Toby Clairmont, director of emergency services for the Healthcare Association of Hawaii.

HONOLULU — Governors of New Jersey, New York and Illinois have imposed mandatory quarantines for health care workers who treated Ebola patients in West Africa. But Hawaii Department of Health officials said Tuesday no such plan will be implemented in the islands. The Centers for Disease Control will notify the Department of Health if passengers entering […]

October 29th, 2014 | Posted in Today in Hawaii | Read More »

Kaimuki is the Honolulu Neighborhood With Most Affairs; Makiki and Kailua Close Behind

Ashley madison

HONOLULU - Residents of Honolulu have been engaging in extra-marital affairs in record numbers according to new data from AshleyMadison.com. The dating site designed for people already in relationships has decided to reveal Paradise's least faithful neighborhoods based on the more than 56,000 cheaters who live in the metro area. According to membership per capita, the most […]

October 28th, 2014 | Posted in Today in Hawaii | Read More »

Former governor blames weak GOP for Hawaii's low voter turnout

Ben Cayetano, former Hawaii Governor

HONOLULU – Hawaii is the third least politically engaged state. That's according to a study released Monday by WalletHub, which reviewed six key metrics — from political donations to voter turnout. Jill Gonzalez, spokeswoman for WalletHub, said Hawaii ranked lowest for the percent of the population registered to vote in the 2012 presidential election, at 58.9 percent. […]

October 27th, 2014 | Posted in Today in Hawaii | Read More »

US, British Forces Close Last Afghanistan Bases

US, British Forces Close Last Afghanistan Bases

British and U.S. soldiers have formally marked the end of combat operations in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province by handing control of the country's largest military base to Afghan forces. The British flag was lowered Sunday in a ceremony at Camp Bastion, while the American flag came down for a final time at the adjacent Camp […]

October 26th, 2014 | Posted in Today in our Nation and World | Read More »

Lockheed's Fusion Reactor Plan Draws Skepticism

FILE - An experimental nuclear fusion reactor at a laboratory in the Southwest Institute of Physics in Chengdu, Sichuan Province.

By George Putic - The recent announcement from technological giant Lockheed Martin that it is perfecting a fusion reactor that it says will be functioning in three years has been met with skepticism. Other researchers say that nuclear fusion as a sustainable source of power will not be achievable for decades. Nuclear power was once thought […]

October 26th, 2014 | Posted in Today in our Nation and World | Read More »

Divisions on Ebola Quarantine Procedures Emerge in US

Ebola virus courtesy of the CDC

By Michael Bowman - Divisions have emerged between top U.S. health officials and two state governors who imposed rigorous quarantine protocols for American medical professionals returning from Ebola-stricken African nations. Fears of possible Ebola contagion in one of America’s largest and most-densely populated cities, New York, led Governor Andrew Cuomo, and Governor Chris Christie in neighboring […]

October 26th, 2014 | Posted in Today in our Nation and World | Read More »

Kapa‘a sports complex to be renamed this Saturday

Brian Baptiste, former Kauai Mayor

KAPA‘A – Pursuant to a resolution adopted by the Kaua‘i County Council today, the Kapa‘a New Town Park facility will be renamed the Mayor Bryan J. Baptiste Sports Complex on Saturday, October 25, 2014.  “Mayor Baptiste felt very strongly that Kapa‘a High School should have its own ‘home field,’ and we have been working toward […]

October 26th, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

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