Lawmakers propose fees for Hawaii health exchange
Hawaii lawmakers are proposing charging a fee to insurers that are not participating in the state's insurance exchange under President Barack Obama's federal health care overhaul. The fee would help prop ...
Macquarie Infrastructure Company?s Hawaii Gas Business Receives Public Utilities Commission Approval on LNG Shipments
Macquarie Infrastructure Company announced that its Hawaii Gas business has received approval from the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission to land containerized liquefied natural gas in Hawaii.
Quit smoking? Hawaii sends mixed messages on smoking
Quit smoking? Hawaii didn't pass bills to raise the minimum smoking age to 21 or ban smoking on public beaches or at the University of Hawaii. But bills that would restrict smoking in public housing, restrict sales of flavored cigarettes, and make smoking more expensive are moving forward.
Hawaii lawmakers push electronics recycling rules
HONOLULU (AP) - Hawaii lawmakers have proposed that manufacturers of electronics goods must recycle 50 percent of the pounds of products that each company sells in the state. The bill (SB 2857) was heard in the House Energy and Environmental Protection Committee on Tuesday. Its goal is to ...
Hawaii first death penalty case begins
Hawaii's first death penalty jury trial is underway. 34-year-old Naeem Williams is accused of killing his 5-year-old daughter, Talia Williams in July of 2005. In court on Tuesday, Williams defense
Hawaii holds off Cal St Fullerton, 81-77
HONOLULU (AP) -- Keith Shamburger converted 12 of 14 free-throw attempts in the final 3 minutes as Hawaii held off Cal State Fullerton, 81-77 in a regular-season finale Saturday.
Hawaii National Guard in Cebu for training with PHL first responders
Members of the Hawaii National Guard are currently in Cebu province for bi-lateral urban search and rescue (US&R) training with Philippine disaster response teams, the US Embassy in Manila said Monday.
Federal death penalty trial set to open in Hawaii
HONOLULU (AP) ? A Honolulu courtroom is set to become the scene of a death penalty trial even though Hawaii abolished capital punishment in 1957.
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Mention Hawaii, and most Americans will think of clear blue water and sandy beaches, flower leis, Hawaiian shirts and fruity drinks. People who actually live there may have a more jaundiced perspective.
Hawaii tourism officials slightly lower ambitions
HONOLULU (AP) ? State tourism officials aim to lure 8.4 million travelers to the islands this year, instead of the 8.7 million targeted earlier, David Uchiyama, the Hawaii Tourism Authority vice president, said Wednesday.
Last Minute Hawaii Vacation Discounts
Because of last minute cancelations and a sluggish economy, owners of vacation rental homes and condos are finding themselves with a lot of nights that often go unrented. Most owners are happy to discount these nights in order to try to fill their calendars and keep their properties rented.
Many deals and discounts are available around the internet. Summit Pacific has a way for owners to advertise these deals on its Hawaii Vacation Discounts
page. If youâ€™re able to fly to Hawaii on short notice (usually within the next 30-60 days) you can find incredible savings; often up to 40% off the normal price.
Spectacular ocean view condos at Waipouli Beach Resort
that normally rent for around $350/night are often available for $199. Some units at Hanalei Bay Resort
are available now for $89/night.
Because the discounts offered on Summitâ€™s Pages fluctuate from day to day, you need to move fast on these discounts.