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Hawaii has longest wait for new veteran patients

By CATHY BUSSEWITZ Associated Press– HONOLULU (AP) Hawaii had the longest wait time in the nation for veterans to get their first appointment with a primary care physician,…

National Park Service employs new technology to preserve the USS Arizona & Memorial

By DENA CASSELLA Island Sun Weekly– In 2013, a team of scientists, historians, programmers and photographers took on a massive task—to produce a survey-grade 3D model of the…

5 Questions with Rebelution’s Marley D. Williams

By ISW Staff Island Sun Weekly— We caught up with Rebelution’s bass player Marley D. Williams to chat about their upcoming concerts in Hawaii for the 2014 Count Me…

Rebelution releases “Count Me In” & kicks off its 2014 summer tour in Hawaii

By DENA CASSELLA Island Sun Weekly– Hawaii locals have skanked and swayed to Rebelution’s good-vibe jams for years, and this June the California-born band is hosting three big…

US may pursue relationship with Native Hawaiians

By CATHY BUSSEWITZ Associated Press–   HONOLULU (AP) The federal government is considering re-establishing a government-to-government relationship with Native Hawaiians, just weeks after the head of the Office…

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Hawaii athletics cutting $4M from coach requests

HONOLULU (AP) Hawaii’s athletics director plans to cut about $4 million from wish lists of…

Greenwood retires from Manoa faculty position

HONOLULU (AP) Former University of Hawaii President M.R.C. Greenwood is retiring from her faculty post…

L&L to offer 76¢ plate lunch & 25¢ ramen burger for charity

By ISW Staff– Hurry down to L&L Hawaiian Barbecue on Ke’eaumoku Street (in Walmart) to…

Puna residents sue for return of 52 pot plants

HILO, Hawaii (AP) A group of Puna residents are suing Hawaii County and the police…

EPA requires Hawaii Gas to protect workers, local community from risk of chemical releases

Media Release HONOLULU – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a settlement with Hawaii…

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5 Questions with Rebelution’s Marley D. Williams

By ISW Staff Island Sun Weekly— We caught up with Rebelution’s bass player Marley D. Williams to chat about their upcoming concerts in Hawaii for the 2014 Count Me In Summer Tour!  …

June is Men’s Health Month

(SPM Wire) This June marks the 20th anniversary of Men’s Health Month, which is anchored by a congressional health education and screening program. It is celebrated throughout the U.S. with special health…

Tips to keep kids learning over summer

By StatePoint Media– (StatePoint) Long breaks from reading, writing and critical thinking can be detrimental for students. That’s why savvy parents ensure that kids keep learning over summer. With the implementation of…

Checklist: Preparing your home and family for an emergency

By StatePoint Media– (StatePoint) You can’t predict the future, but you can feel more confident in your ability to face unforeseen emergencies if you prepare your home and family ahead of time.…

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Skin Cancer Awareness Month: Protect yourself & your family with these preventative tips

By DENA CASSELLA Island Sun Weekly— It’s a part of our island lifestyle—go beach, go…

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Hawaii, Bali form sister state relationship

By AUDREY McAVOY Associated Press– HONOLULU (AP) Hawaii and the Indonesian province of Bali on…