Friday, June 24, 2022
HONOLULU – Rising rates of obesity and physical inactivity threaten Americans’ quality of life, even as Americans progressed in several key health metrics in 2014, according to the landmark 25th Anniversary Edition of America’s Health Rankings®: A Call to Action for Individuals & Their Communities. Nationwide, obesity increased 7 percent from...
HONOLULU – It was Hilo resident Glen M.’s lucky day when he decided to play the 2014 MONOPOLY Game at McDonald’s. After ordering his Egg White Delight McMuffin®, Glen peeled off his third and final game piece to his winning combination of Atlantic Avenue, Ventnor Avenue and Marvin Gardens, that...
Sonal Gerten, founder of Minnesota-based Tumblewalla and Play Activist, put together her personal holiday gift buying guide for 2014. The Gift List: Indestructibles ($5.95)– this isn’t new for 2014, but one of my all-time classic favorites as it’s water-proof and tear resistant and has bright colors/pictures for babies – babies can eat these (literally)! ...
REPORT FROM THE FBI - The FBI reminds shoppers in advance of the holiday shopping season to beware of cyber criminals and their aggressive and creative ways to steal money and personal information. Scammers use many techniques to defraud consumers by offering too good to be true deals via...
HONOLULU- Average retail gasoline prices in Honolulu have not moved  in the past week, averaging $3.82/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 214 gas outlets in Honolulu. This compares with the national average that has fallen 4.9 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.82/g, according to...
With the biggest shopping event of the year just a few days away, America’s addiction to debt and spending continues to be a problem. However, a new report, the 2014’s States with the Biggest Spenders by WalletHub, reveals Hawaii's consumers are considerably more frugal than the nation's average. The report, which ranked Hawaii consumers...
HONOLULU – The UH Mānoa Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology (HIMB) in the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology has been awarded a $24,650 grant from the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund (DWCF) to support the Connecting Coral Reefs Worldwide project. This new award will build on the...
  HONOLULU  ̶ Hawaii Health Systems Corporation (HHSC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Linda Rosen, M.D., M.P.H. as Chief Executive Officer. She will start her new position with HHSC on December 16, 2014, succeeding Interim CEO Alice Hall, who stepped up to fill the position August 31, 2013.Governor...
HONOLULU – Honolulu Seawater Air Conditioning (HSWAC) announced today that Hawaii-based investment firm Ulupono Initiative and deep-water cooling company Capital Cooling are assuming ownership of the company to bring the renewable energy district cooling system to construction. “It’s very exciting for us to have this strong vote of support from both...
REPORT FROM THE US ATTORNEY - HONOLULU – Three Oahu residents made their initial appearance before Magistrate Judge Richard L. Puglisi Nov. 10 after being charged in a criminal complaint with conducting an illegal gambling business from approximately January to the present. Delvin Phuong Pham, age 48, Ken Truong, age 33,...