Kaiser Permanente plans to temporarily shut down 10 small medical offices on Oahu, Maui and the Big Island next week if Unite Here Local 5 union members follow through with a planned strike in Hawaii.
Puuhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park has reopened its visitor center, picnic area, amphitheater, 1871 trail and bookstore, National Park Service officials said Wednesday.
Big Island residents will be able to weigh in today on a number of administrative rule changes related to Hawaii’s medical marijuana program.
Alternating lane closures will be in effect on a portion of Napoopoo Road in South Kona starting Wednesday.
It’s a disease that quietly continues to ruin the health and lives of Big Island residents each year.
Rather than shy away from the fresh vegetables that are a vital part of a healthy diet, Big Island residents should instead take precautions to make sure produce is thoroughly washed, health officials say. Making sure food is free of slugs and snails is the best way to stay clear of rat lungworm disease.
WAILUKU — A 20-year-old Maui fisherman is recovering after being bitten by a tiger shark while he was trying to throw it back to sea.
Health care-associated infections are a major and often preventable problem. On any given day, about one in 25 hospital patients in the United States has at least one such infection and about 75,000 people who had hospital-acquired infections died while hospitalized, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Police nabbed six individuals they think are involved in what they described as a “crime spree” in West Hawaii.
HONOLULU — Volunteers are surveying the number of homeless people in Hawaii, counting those living in shelters or on the streets.
The lava viewing area at the Pahoa transfer station will close on Saturday, the Hawaii County Department of Parks and Recreation said.